National Institute Of Technology,Kurukshetra



The English Literary and Debating Club (ELAD) is an official club of NIT Kurukshetra responsible for organizing literary, oratory and quizzing events. ELAD conducts workshops and miscellaneous activities to impart good communication skills to the students of our college. Some of these initiatives include:


  • ELAD Day (2015-16), informal sessions of debates, book and movie reviews, compering etc are held every fortnight.
  • Personality Development Workshop (2015, 2016-2017), which included sessions of debating, group discussion, speaking, official writing as well as sessions concerning competitive exams like GRE and GMAT.


ELAD aims to inculcate the values and craft of public speaking, debating, quizzing and writing to all students of NIT Kurukshetra.


The events organized by ELAD for the fests ‘Talent Show’ and ‘Confluence’ includes:


  • Debate: A contest of speaking skills analyzing preparedness and confidence.
  • Model Parliament: A single member event based on parliamentary style of debating.
  • Brainstorm: A team quiz event where topics range from sports to history to any discipline under the Sun.
  • Prodigy: A single member quiz event, often quoted as the most challenging quiz of NIT


  • India Quiz: A team quiz event on topics related to India.
  • Sports Quiz: A team quiz event on sports.
  • Entertainment Quiz: A team quiz event on movies, music, TV etc.
  • Word-o-philia: A single member event to check a person’s vocabulary and verbal reasoning.
  • Creative Writing: A single member event wherein participants may write prose or poetry. • Extempore: A single person event to check a person’s quick-wittedness and oratory skills .


Other fun events include Fan Fiction, Dumb Charades, JAM etc.


ELAD also has a strong online presence catering to reading and quizzing appetite of the college and beyond, reaching people all over the country. The club is active on various social media sites like

Facebook ( ) and Quora

( ) . ELAD has recently started a blog on Wordpress ( ) providing a platform for budding poets and writers of NIT Kurukshetra to showcase their talent.


Participant delivering speech in Model Parliament event, Confluence ‘17


Debate, Confluence ’16.


Debate, Talent Show ‘15.


Entertainment Quiz, Confluence ‘16














Brainstorm, Talent Show ’15.


Spectators responding to a question, Personality Development Workshop ‘17.


Personality Development Workshop ‘15.


Dumb Charade, Confluence ’16


JAM session in the NIT market, Confluence ‘17


Group Discussion session in AE lawn, ELAD Day ’16.

NIT Kurukshetra is one of the premier technical institutes of the country. Founded in 1963 as Regional Engineering College Kurukshetra, the institute was rechristened as National Institute of Technology on June 26, 2002.