National Institute of Technology (NIT), Mangalore

Mangalore (Karnataka) Estd : 1960 Approved by : Other Type : Public
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National Institute of Technology

Established as the Karnataka Regional Engineering College or KREC in 1960, as the part of the second planning commission, the current National Institute of Technology Karnataka - NITK Surathkal has emerged as one of the most eminent engineering and technological institutes in Karnataka. NIT Surathkal is one of the top engineering colleges of Karnataka situated in Mangalore district beside the Arabian Sea on the western coast of the country. NIT Surathkal is an autonomous institute. The institute is approved by AICTE for conducting technical education. There are many academic and extracurricular facilities in NIT Surathkal.

The college offers a total of 32 UG and PG courses. NIT Surathkal not only offers B.Tech, M.Tech, MCA, M.Sc courses but also an MBA. The admission in the above courses is purely subject to the eligibility criteria and the performance in common tests for entrance taken in respective fields that are offered at NIT Surathkal.

The location of NITK Surathkal is easily accessible by road, railway and air. The nearest railway station is Surathkal which is situated at a distance of 4 kilometres away from the campus. The nearest airport is Mangalore Airport which is situated at a distance of 20 kilometres from the campus and is well connected with NIT Surathkal campus.

NIT Surathkal has one of the most active placement cells within the engineering colleges of Karnataka. The college places its students in reputed industries. The rank of NITK Surathkal is 57th overall and 21st among engineering colleges according to 2018 NIRF Ratings which indicates its excellence in academics.

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Top Courses & Fees

  • B.Tech 11 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 48.6 K
  • M.Tech 19 Courses Available
  • MSc 2 Courses Available
  • MCA 1 Courses Available
  • MBA 1 Courses Available


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NIT, Mangalore Placement

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 ...

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Awards and 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.

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    National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal, Mangalore 575025, India.

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