National Institute of Technology (NITK), Karnataka established in 1960 as Karnataka Regional Engineering College, is one of such an NIT and is rated as one of the top technological universities in India. Since its inception the Institute has established itself as a premier center engaged in imparting quality technological education and providing support to research and development activities. In 2002, the college was renamed as National Institute of Technology, Karnataka.
NITK attracts students from all over the country and abroad. The Institute admits students to the B.Tech degree program on the basis of the All India Engineering Entrance Examination (AIEEE). International students are admitted on various student exchange programs through MEA, ICCR, etc and scheme of Direct Admission to Students Abroad (DASA).
Campus of NIT-Karnataka -
NITK is located in Mangalore City along the Kanyakumari-Mumbai National Highway 17 and is well connected by road and rail. NITK has a lush green 250 acre campus.
Why Choose NITK?
One of the oldest technical institutions in South India
Rated as best engineering college in Karnataka
One of the top 10 engineering colleges in India
Excellent placement record and highly accomplished alumni
Attracts the highest student minds from all over the country and abroad
Very good industry, international and alumni linkages
Highly motivated and qualified faculty out of which 70% are Ph.D holders
Dedicated and trained technical and administrative staff
Proximity to Bangalore, the IT capital of India; Meets manpower needs of IT establishments
Good connectivity by road, rail and air
Facilities at NIT-Karnataka -
Departments at NIT-Karnataka -
Department of Information Technology
Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
Department of Chemistry
Department of Chemical Engineering
Department of Civil Engineering
Department of Computer Science and Engineering
Department of Electronics and Communications Engineering
Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management
Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Department of Mining Engineering
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
Department of Physics
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
NIT-Karnataka Entrance Exam -
Following are the entrance exams accepted by NIT-Karnataka -
AIEEE is an entrance exam conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) for admissions in to various undergraduate (BE/B.Tech./B.Arch./B.Planning) courses.
GATE is an entrance exam conducted annually for admissions to various M. Tech programs.
NIMCET is a national level test conducted by NITs for admission in to their MCA programmes.
International students are admitted on various student exchange programs through MEA, ICCR, etc. and scheme of Direct Admission to Students Abroad (DASA).
Placements at NIT-Karnataka -
NITK graduates are sought after by top industries/companies and the Institute has been rated as one of the best Institutions in the country with regard to student placements. Normally the placements in NITK commence in the beginning of the final year (Pre-final semester) i.e. in the month of July. Prior to this, an invitation is sent to all previous recruiters in the month of May. Along with the invitation a form is provided seeking the company profile & information. After getting the willingness from the companies, they are prioritized and a schedule is prepared. The date of visit is intimated to the companies in June.
Top Recruiters -
Coal India ltd
Courses offered by National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NITK)
Applications are invited by National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal for admission to two year full time Master of Business Administration (MBA) program offered in Humanities, Social Sciences and Management for the academic year 2013-15. Eligibility Criteria for NITK,...
National Institute of Technology (NIT-K), Karnataka will conduct Incident 2013, an annual cultural festival which will be held from Wednesday, March 13 to Sunday, March 17, 2013 . Incident 2013 is a 5-day annual cultural festivaltechnical fest organized by the by the studentsof...
A proposal to establish an ocean technology centre at NIT-K (National Institute of Technology – Karnataka) , Surathkal, has been forwarded by NIOT (National Institute of Ocean Technology). NIOT is an autonomous body under the Union Ministry of Earth Sciences, Chennai. The documentation...
Applications are invited by National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal for admission to Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) programs in various branches of Engineering, Science and Humanities & Social Sciences and in various areas of specializations for the commencing session...
National Institute of Technology, Karnataka or popularly known as NITK has partnered with Mitacs-a research organization based in Canada. Mitacs brings together industry and academia to develop cutting edge tools. The MoU between NITK and Mitacs will facilitate student and faculty exchange programs...
NIT conclave conducted by VNIT (Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology) witnessed future engineers of NITs from across India who shared their ideas about how to contribute to the society to make it a better place to live in. They also deliberated behaviors practiced at different institutes...
The process of counselling for Diploma students who have successfully completed the Karnataka Common entrance test (CET) for engineering courses through lateral entry will begin on June 13 at National institute of technology, Karnataka (NIT-K) . The counselling was first scheduled to be...
National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NIT-K) played host to an overnight concert, organized by the Society for promotion of Indian Classical Music and culture amongst youth (Spicmacay).The musical extravaganza was held as a part of the ongoing six day 27 th National convention. The event...
India's biggest entrepreneurship fraternity, the National Entrepreneurship Network (NEN) has ascribed the Entrepreneurship Cell of NIT-K (National Institute of Technology- Karnataka) , EFOREA, as a high performance e-cell. EFOREA has been recognized for its commitment to entrepreneurship and...
The National Institute of Technology-Karnataka, Suratkhal will host the 27th national convention of the society for promotion of Indian culture and Music among Youth (Spicmacy). The convention, which begins on May 28 th and will go on until June 3rd, will have many cultural events on...
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