Kurukshetra University has taken pioneering position in imparting training and education in the field of Computer Science & Applications. In the year 1981, This University was the first in the country to start a UGC supported one year MCA programme. This was replaced by a two year MCA programme from the academic year 1984-85 onwards. In December 1990, UGC has sanctioned the proposal of Department of Computer Science & Applications to update the two-year MCA programme to three-year MCA programme and the same was launched in the session 1991-92. The department has also started two year M.Sc. (Computer software) w.e.f. academic session 1995-96, and M.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering(a full time programme) also started w.e.f. academic session 1996-97. The department is providing a wide range of hardware and software facilities for students and faculty members under different platforms and processing environments.
The department also makes serious efforts for job placements of outgoing students in various organizations all over India. Various organizations also hold campus interviews at Kurukshetra for job placement. We are proud to say that our students are holding prestigious positions in reputed multinational software development houses, government organizations and institutes all over India as well as abroad.