The institute has a sprawling campus that spans around 295 acres and is located on the National Highway 66, by the shores of Arabian Sea. It has a private beach and a lighthouse. Almost all the students and staff reside in accommodation provided on campus. A separate colony for non-teaching staff is also present. The campus has more than 200 residences in addition to independent flats and houses.
The institute is residential and provides hostel facilities for boys and girls. All the students are required to stay in the institute hostels. Independent messes of various types are run in the hostels.
The library of the institute is housed in a large three-storeyed building adjoining the institute’s main building. It is divided into two wings. Periodicals, journals and bound volumes are available in the western wing and books are available in the eastern wing. The library also has three reading halls that accommodate around 600 students.
The Institute is a completely residential campus with hostel facility for over 5000 students including separate blocks for girls. Hostel blocks have reading rooms and separate dining halls which serve different cuisine. All rooms in hostels have been provided with high speed broadband and Wi-Fi internet connectivity. The accommodation is single-seater and 2/3 seater shared type. A separate hostel for the Post Graduate students is available.
HEALTH CARE CENTRE
Medical facilities are provided to the staff and students through the Health Care Centre (Day care facility) with a well-equipped 24x7 ambulance facility located within the campus. The Institute has two specialized medical officers. HCC has a laboratory for the basic diagnosis. Apart from the medical officers visiting specialists viz. Dentist, Orthopaedician, ENT, Ophthalmologist, Paediatrician, Gynaecologist etc. visits the OPD for the better health check-up of the residents.
A shopping complex with two branches of cooperative society equipped with all the daily needs, air-condition gent’s parlour, printing and DTP centre, sweet shop etc. provides shopping of essential commodities for the students and staff in the premises.
BANKS AND POST OFFICE
One State Bank of India and One Canara Bank with ATM facilities are available inside the premises. Apart from an independent branch of Post office is situated inside the premises which make the communication better and easier for the staff and students.
NITK is having a private Beach at the shores of Arabian Sea with a light house adjoining to it. Students and staff spent pretty happy moments here and apprize the beauty of Sunset every day.