National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal (NIT Surathkal)
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal,
Mangalore 575025, India.
The National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal or NIT Surathkal is among the foremost Institutes of National Importance in higher technological education and applied research. Since its inception in 1960 as the Karnataka Regional Engineering College, the Institute has established itself as a premier center engaged in imparting quality technological education and providing support to research and development activities. The Institute has illustrious tradition of history of research in traditional and modern areas of engineering and sciences. The Institute has been actively involved in applied research in looking at and resolving problems faced by the society in several areas like environment, water resources, rock mechanics, new structures, VLSI etc.
NIT Surathkal offers Bachelors Degree courses in 9 disciplines of Engineering (All the 9 B.Tech Degree Programmes have been accredited by NBA for maximum feasible period of 5 years w.e.f July 01, 2014) and Postgraduate Degree in 29 disciplines in Engineering, Management and Science. The Institute offers doctoral programme in all Departments. The students are admitted to the B.Tech degree programs on the basis of the Joint Entrance Examination (Main) JEE (Main) conducted at various centers all over India. International students are admitted through various students exchange programs, i.e. MEA, ICCR, etc. and scheme of Direct Admission of Students Abroad (DASA). Students admitted in M.Tech programs through GATE are eligible to receive scholarship. Every year 150 full time fellowship seats for admission to Ph.D programme is offered across all the Departments of the Institute and interdisciplinary areas. The Institute ranks among the best technological Institutions in the country and has contributed in all sectors of technological developments.
NITK is located in Mangalore City along with Kanyakumari-Mumbai National Highway 66. It is well connected by road, rail and by air to major cities in India and few international destinations. The Institute is located amid 300 acres of sylvan surroundings with the picturesque Western Ghat Mountains on the east and the sun-kissed sands of the Arabian sea to the west.