About National Institute of Technology (NIT), Mangalore

Mangalore (Karnataka)   Estd : 1960 Approved by : Other Type : Public

About National Institute of Technology

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), also known as NIT Surathkal, is a public engineering university at Surathkal, Mangalore. It was founded in 1960 as KREC while today, it is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. It has a suburban campus, in close proximity to the Arabian Sea. National Highway 66 runs through the campus and serves as the major mode of access.

Awards & Rankings

  • The College recieved Government of Karnataka Award for Best College in 1991.

  • Ranked 6th among Top Engineering Colleges in India Today Magazine in 1998.

  • ISO 9002 Certification to the Department of Computer Engineering and Department of Electronics & Communication in 2000.

  • The college recievec ISTE Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for Best Overall Performance in 2001.

  • Ranked 8th among Top 10 technological universities by India Today Magazine in 2004.

  • Ranked 3rd among all Technological Universities of India for Student Placements and 11th Rank Overall by Dataquest-IDC-NASSCOM Survey in 2005

  • The college recived the Science Direct Award for Highest Usage of Online Journal Resources in 2006

  • The college recieved IEEE Best Student Chapter Award in Bangalore Section in 2007.

  • Certificate of Appreciation awarded to NITK Surathkal in appreciation having successfully organized the 39th ISTE Annual National Convention during 2009.

  • The college recieved National B-School Awards in Association with Canon- Best Government Engineering - National Institute of Technology Surathkal on February 12, 2011

  • Ranking of the Institute by various ranking agencies: 8th by India Today, 9th by GHRDC- Competition Success and 13th by Outlook  in 2012.

National Institute of Technology Vision and Mission

Vision - 

To facilitate the transformation of students into good human beings, responsible citizens and competent professionals, focusing on assimilation, generation, and dissemination of knowledge.

Mission - 

  • Impart quality education to meet the needs of profession and society, and achieve excellence in teaching-learning and research.
  • Attract and develop talented and committed human resource, and provide an environment conducive to innovation, creativity, team spirit and entrepreneurial leadership.
  • Facilitate effective interactions among faculty and students, and foster networking with alumni, industries, institutions and other stakeholders.
  • Practice and promote high standards of professional ethics, transparency, and accountability.

Why join

  • One of the oldest and pioneer Technical Institutions in India started in 1960.

  • Rated as one of the Best Engineering Colleges in India.

  • Excellent Placement record and highly accomplished Alumni.

  • Attracts the highest student minds from all over the country and abroad.

  • ISO Certified Institute.

  • Linkages and Collaborations with various leading International & National Institutes, Industries, and Organizations across the Globe.

  • Very strong Alumni Network.

  • Highly motivated and qualified faculty out of which 86% are Ph.D. holders.

  • Dedicated and trained technical and administrative staff.

  • World class infrastructure and highly equipped labs and class rooms with all modern amenities.

  • Fully equipped Central library with cast collection of learning material in print, video, CD media and online computer search.

  • A central computer center with campus-wide networking and internet access through 155 Mbps leased line to BSNL and access to the National Knowledge Network through a 1 Gbps link.

  • Independent Sports Block with all modern facilities.

  • Modern international standard swimming pool, gymnasium and individual standard fields for all major games and sports.

  • Mega hostel blocks with state of the art facilities and Wi-Fi Connectivity.

  • Dedicated commercial complex, nationalized banks with ATM, cafeterias and food courts inside the campus.

  • Proximity to Bangalore, the IT capital of India; Meets manpower needs of IT establishments.

  • A 300-acre campus set in sylvan surroundings in Mangalore, an important center of trade and commerce in Karnataka.

  • Good connectivity by road, rail, and air.

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Contact Details of National Institute of Technology, Mangalore

  • Contact No:
    +91824-2474000
  • Email ID:
    webteam@nitk.ac.in
  • Website:
    http://www.nitk.ac.in/
  • Address:
    National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal, Mangalore 575025, India.
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