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Established
1960
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National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

NH 66, Srinivas Nagar, Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka
India - 575025

Courses Offered

Bachelor of Technology , Master of Technology , Master of Business Administration , Master of Science ,

Facilities


Comp Labs

Sports

Gym

Medical

Cafeteria

Laboratory

About College

Institute Description

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka is also known as NITK, Surathkal and is one of the 30 NITs of India and is reckoned as one of the top technological universities of India. It was established in 1960, when it was also known as the Karnataka Regional Engineering College. It was declared as Institutes of National Importance by the National Institutes of Technology Act, 2007.

  • It is situated near the city of Mangalore beside the Kanyakumari-Mumbai Highway. It is well linked by rail and road and by air to main cities of India and a few international location.
    NITK has a lush green campus sprawling over 250 acres of land.
  • NITK is an conglomeration of 14 Departments, 12 Supporting Centers, 200 Highly Experienced and Dedicated Faculty, 300 Dedicated Supporting Staff, 3900 endowed and motivated Students, 16200 illustrious Alumni and 49 years of expertise in producing world Class Engineers and Leaders.
  • NITK is consistently rated amongst the best NITs, and has good industry relations due to its location being in Karnataka. Some of the past recruiter of the institute are- Google, Microsoft, Amazon, L&T, Indian Oil etc.
  • It also conducts various International conferences and symposium on fields related to engineering. Such as- International Conference on Eco-friendly Computing and Communication Systems (ICECCS), International Symposium on Electronic System Design (ISED 2014) etc.

Academic Overview: NITK Surathkal offers various undergraduate and graduate programmes in Engineering, Science and Management.

Some of Departments of the institute are
•    Information Technology
•    Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
•    Chemistry
•    Chemical Engineering
•    Civil Engineering
•    Computer Science & Engineering
•    Electronics and Communication Engineering

Except these departments there are also some centers of excellence to impart the knowledge in various fields.  Some of centers functional at the institute are 
•    Centre for Continuing Education
•    R&D Centre for Clay, Roofing Tiles and Ceramic Products
•    National Technology Manpower Information System (NTMIS)
•    Industry-Institute Partnership Cell
•    NITK Science and Technology Entrepreneurs Park (STEP)
•    Indira Gandhi National Open University Program Study Centre
•    NIRMITHI Kendra
•    TIFAC-CORE in Industrial Biotechnology
 

Extracurricular: There are many technical and cultural clubs have been setup by NITK students which organizes activities other than academics. Some of these clubs are-

Technical Clubs

The Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE)

Linux Users Group

The Engineers' Forum for Entrepreneurship Awareness (E-FOREA)

The amateur astronomy Star Gazing Club

The Robotics Club

Cultural Clubs

The Rotaract Club

Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Among Youth (SPICMACAY)

Literary, Stage and Debating Society (LSD)

Dance Dramatics and Fashion Club (DDFC)

 

Festivals: Students involve in technical activities, as well as cultural events supported by one of the many student run clubs and organizations on campus. Some major events are-

  • Engineer- It is the annual technical symposium at NITK Surathkal which takes place typically around the last week of October.
  • Incident- Incident is the institute’s annual cultural festival which is conducted in last week of February and held over five days. It includes events from dance and dramatics to music, painting, fashion and quizzing.

Ranking:

Magazine

Rank

Year

India Today

8th

2012

Outlook India

13th

2012

Dataquest

9th

2010

 

Placement Statistics: Placement Statistics during the year 2013-14 is listed below-

No. of students eligible for placement

1220

No. of companies visited

203

No. of students placed

806

Highest package offered

29.14 lpa

Average package

7.73 lpa

 

Program wise placements details is given below-

Program

No. of total students

No. of students placed

B.Tech

633

575

M.Tech

434

143

MCA

87

73

MBA

42

15


Facilities

  • Comp Labs
  • Sports
  • Gym
  • Medical
  • Cafeteria
  • Laboratory
  • Library
  • Auditorium
  • Hostel


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Faculty

A U Ravi Shankar (Professor, Department of Civil Engineering)

P Mohanan (Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering)

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