National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NIT) Surathkal – College Details

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Karnatakais one of the best engineering colleges in India. The college was established in 1960 as a joint venture between Government of India and Government of Karnataka. The college was earlier known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College. In 2002, the college was accorded the status of Deemed University and was renamed as National Institute of Technology Surathkal.

College Details

College Name: NIT Karnataka
Affiliated To: Autonomous Institute
Category: Co-Educational
Address: National Institute of Technology Karnataka ,
SurathkalSrinivasnagar PO, Surathkal,
Mangalore 575025 , India
Phone: +91-824-2474000 (24 lines) Fax +91-824-2474033
Email: NA
Website: http://www.nitk.ac.in/
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Campus Snapshot:

Courses Offered

Mode of Admission: AIEEE & State Entrance Exam for UG courses, GATE for MTech

Streams at Graduate Level

  • Civil Engineering
  •  Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  •  Electronics & Communication Engineering
  •   Chemical Engineering
  •  Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  •  Computer Engineering
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Streams at Post-Graduate Level

  • Civil Engineering
  •  Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  •  Electronics & Communication Engineering
  •   Chemical Engineering
  •  Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  •  Computer Engineering
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences

Fee Structure

Fee structure for various courses:

Placements

 BRANCH  TOTAL STUDENT  ELIGIBLE  PLACED  %PLACED
 CIVIL    54(*3)   51  40   78
 CHEMICAL   32(*5)   27(**-7)  13   65
 COMPUTER   70(*2)   68  64   94
 E & C   72(*11)   61  58   95
 E & E   68(*2)   66  61   92
 IT   68(*4)   64  54   84
 MECHANICAL   102(*4)   97  88   91
 METALLURGY   26(*2)   24  21   88
 MINING   27(*1)   26(**-1)  24   100
 TOTAL(B.TECH)   518    476  424   89

Facilities

Campus:Located on National Highway 17, by the shores of Arabian Sea, NITK Surathkal is one of the only two universities in the world with a private beach, including a lighthouse(the only one in India). The campus is covering an area of about 295 acres (1.19 km2) and is covered by lush green vegetation in many areas.

NIT Surathka has a lush green 250 acre campus. Residential Campus is self sufficient in every aspect. Staff Quarters consists of more than 200 residences with both independent houses and flats. Residential campus is made up of Director’s quarters, Professors & Asst professors quarters, Lectures & Asst lectures quarters, Warden quarters, Bachelors quarters and Non-teaching staff colony.
Staff club, shopping complex, banks with ATM facility, post office, schools, hospital, guest house, cafetarias, playground are present in the campus for the benefits of staff

Central library:NIT SurathkaLibrary is housed in a spacious three-storied building adjoining the Main building of the Institute on the Southern side. The library, with a floor area of 2,758 Sq mtrs., is segregated into two wings. Periodicals, journals and bound volumes are accessible in the Western wing, while books are housed in the Eastern wing. Three reading halls which can accommodate a total of 600 students provides the peaceful and friendly atmosphere for absorbing the knowledge available through books.The institute follows the semester system and offers the following courses:

  • PhD
  • M.Tech
  • Open
  • MCA
  • MSc.  Physcis
  • MSc. Chemistry
  • MBA

Hostel: The institute is a residential engineering college; hence all attending students are required to enroll for hostel accommodation. Students from adjoining areas can commute from home with permission from the institution. There are 12 hostel blocks – ten for undergraduate boys, one for postgraduates and one for girls.

Events

Engineer Fest: ENGINEER 2011 is the annual technical festival of National Institute of Technology, Karnataka. The fest that brought together CERN, MIT Media and Bell Labs and catered to a participation pool of over 5000 students from 150 colleges across 48 countries, now presents its latest edition of one of India’s biggest inter-collegiate technical showcases, Engineer 2011!
Incident Fest:Incident is a celebration. A celebration of art,entertainment, sport,music, literature and more. It’s a celebration of life.
150 colleges. 15000 participants. And a staggering 38000 registrations. Strategically placed in the west coast, Incident draws in throngs of people every year from Goa, Karnataka, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala, et al. It is the largest cultural fest in Karnataka, and amongst the two largest fests in South India.

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