About Us

Department Profile

The department started offering B.Tech. Programme in Computer Engineering in 1987 with initial intake of 30 students and subsequently raised to 210.  The department also started B.Tech programme in Information Technology (IT) in 2006 with the present intake of 140 students. 

Department of Computer Engineering is offering a new undergraduate program  from the 2023-24 academic session in Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning (AI & ML) with an intake of 60.

The curriculum of the B.Tech. program in AI&ML emphasizes the foundations of computational mathematics as well as key areas of computer science, while also incorporating fundamental concepts and the latest advancements in artificial intelligence, data science and machine learning. By offering core courses in computer science and engineering, the program equips students with the necessary skills to navigate the dynamic landscape of IT requirements preparing for the future. The department is proud to have a record of almost 100% placement for last 10 years. The department also offers two M.Tech. programs, one in Computer Engineering and other in Cyber Security. Department started Ph.D. program in 2002. So far 56 Ph.D.s have been awarded and 31 PhDs are in progress. Faculty of the department have specialized areas for advanced studies and research in Distributed Computing, Software Engineering, Computer Networks, Database and Data Mining, Natural Language Processing, Information and Cyber Security, Image Processing, etc. The department is well equipped with state-of-the-art laboratories of all major domains of Computer Engineering and Information Technology with excellent Intranet, servers, hardware and software support. Each year, many students of the department get selected for higher studies in world’s most reputed Universities and Institutes. The department is equally active in research with many quality publications each year in IEEE, Science direct, ACM, Springer, Wiley etc. For the overall development we also cover the other aspects of life like Health management, moral and ethical development of the students.

The Department’s UG programs B. Tech Computer Engineering and Information Technology are NBA Accredited  from Academic Year upto 2022-23

Activities under Institute Innovation Council 23102020 


Vision and Mission of Department

Vision of Department

To address societal needs and global industry challenges in the field of Computer and IT with State-of-art education & research.

Mission of Department

M1: To create a platform for education, research, and development by providing sound theoretical knowledge & practical skills in Computer Engg & Information Technology.

M2: To produce motivated professional technocrats capable of generating solutions for industry & society.

M3: To develop the ability to work ethically at the individual and team levels and be responsive towards socio-economic needs.


Message from HoD

Awadhesh Kumar Singh – National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra 

The growth of the nation largely depends on its youth, their attitude and creativity. Institutes like NIT, Kurukshetra are nurtured by the Government to create innovative technocrats who can contribute significantly towards the upliftment of the people of the country.  We, at the Computer Engineering Department are committed to fulfilling this dream of the country by producing world-class Computer and IT Professionals. Our department has created a platform to disseminate strong fundamentals-based technical education. 

We strive to produce computer engineers which are suitable for industry as well as society. Due to our excellent placement and research environment, we are able to attract some of the best-talented students to the department.

As HOD of this department, I endeavour to transform them into creators of technology with good human values and commitment to our great nation.  I request all my faculty members, staff and students to work tirelessly towards developing IT solutions which are useful for the socio-economic growth of the nation.


With Best Wishes

Prof. A K Singh

Head of Department & Professor

Department of Computer Engg

National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra

Phone : +91-1744233479 Email : coengg@nitkkr.ac.in


National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra - 136119,
Haryana (India)