• Rank: # 13th NIRF
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National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal (NIT Karnataka)

The National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), which was earlier known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC) is located at Surathkal, around 20 kms North of Mangalore, Karnataka. It offers around 8 undergraduate courses. It is a public engineering college founded in 1960.

The college began with three undergraduate courses in engineering, with affiliation to the University of Mysore. It was elevated to the status of a National Institute of Technology in 2002 and has been called NIT Karnataka ever since. Admission into the college is based on performance in JEE, an all India common entrance examination conducted between April and June. The results are out by May and classes begin in July.

Ranking

# 13th

NIRF 2020

Engineering

# 21st

NIRF 2019

Engineering

# 15th

India Today 2018

Engineering

# 21st

NIRF 2018

Engineering

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Campus

Ranking Explanation
Institute Is Ranked as 21st Position in the Category of Engineering For the Year 2018 By NIRF. The college was ranked 16th among engineering colleges in India by India Today magazine in the year 2017.
Campus
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.
Hostel & Library
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.
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. On the allotted day the company visits the campus, makes pre-placement talk, conducts tests and interviews and selects the candidates.
  1. MYNTRA DESIGNS
  2. AMAZON
  3. ADOBE SYSTEMS
  4. BAJAJ AUTO
  5. VISA INC.
  6. PRACTO
  7. MORGAN STANLEY
  8. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS
  9. GOLDMAN SACHS
  10. AVAYA INDIA
  11. THOROGOOD ASSOCIATES
  12. FIDELITY INVESTMENTS
  13. ARYAKA NETWORKS
  14. NATIONAL INSTRUMENTS
  15. ITTIAM SYSTEMS
  16. MU SIGMA BUSINESS
  17. ZS ASSOCIATES
  18. ROBERT BOSCH

Facilities
STUDENT HOSTEL
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.
SHOPPING COMPLEX
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.
BEACH
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.

Contact Details

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal (NIT Karnataka)

Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal, Karnataka, India, 575025

Phone: + 91- 824- 247-4000
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