National Institute of Technology: NIT Surathkal

Formerly called Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal, was formed by the joint efforts of the State and Central Government.

The institute is now popularly known as National Institute of Technology, Surathkal (NIT). The institute was formed by U.Srinivas Mallya and V.S Kudva and is affiliated the Mysore University. Earlier it had only undergraduate courses but within a year of its establishment it started with post graduate courses too. The institute is awarded the stature of a Deemed University by UGC and is now counted among the pioneer institutes of engineering in India. The alumni of NIT, Karnataka are well established today and students take inspiration from them. Year by year all students get placed into highly esteemed organisations.

Contact Information of NIT, Surathkal


National Institute of Technology,

Srinivasnagar PO, Surathkal, Mangalore- 575025, Karnataka

For academic inquiries

Phone no: 0824-2474000 (24 lines, i.e, upto 24)

Fax: 0824-2474033


Campus of NIT, Surathkal

NIT is situated in Surathkal, a suburban area of Mangalore, Karnataka. The institute is located near some tourist spots like a few beaches and the famous Udupi Temple. The campus stretches over 295 acres of land with natural beauty in and around the campus. The campus has 12 students’ hostels; 10 for undergraduate course studying boys, 1 for post graduation pursuing boys and 1 for girls. Each hostel has its separate mess. The social life at NIT, Karnataka is quite active and different cultural programs and functions keep happening all the year. So there is an availability of recreation areas in the campus too.

Facilities provided in the NIT, Surathkal Campus

  • Clubs and Communities
  • NCC
  • Library
  • Hospital
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Shopping Centre
  • Transport facility
  • Sports area
  • Central Workshop
  • Dispensary
  • Bank
  • Post office
  • Water and Electricity supply
  • Other amenities

Clubs and Communities for NIT Surathkal, Karnataka

  • NITK IEEE Students Chapter
  • Web enthu Club
  • Rotaract Club
  • Photography Club
  • CSI Chapter Institution of Engineers
  • News Wagon
  • Artist Forum
  • Management Forum
  • Music Club
  • Films Club
  • Light and Sound club
  • Flying and Propulsion Club
  • Star gazing club
  • Kannada Vedike
  • Quiz Club
  • Chess Club
  • Sanskriti UNESCO Club
  • Students Union NIT,Karnataka
  • NSS NIT Karnataka

Departments at National Institute of Technology, Surathkal

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Humanities
  • Civil engineering
  • Mining engineering
  • Chemical engineering
  • Applied mechanics and hydraulics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Metallurgical engineering and materials science
  • Computer engineering
  • Electronics and communications engineering
  • Electrical and electronics engineering
  • Mathematics and computational sciences
  • Information Technology
  • Office for training and placements

Admission at NITK

Admission into under-graduation course (B.Tech) is based on the AIEEE score and in post graduation (M.Tech) through GATE scores. The academic year at NIT, Surathkal starts in the month of August and lasts till May. Students from financially not so strong background are given scholarships and a part of fee is waived according to the norms of NITs.

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