National Institute of Technology (NIT) Surathkal, in Karnataka, offers engineering programmes at the undergraduate and postgraduate level.

NIT Surathkal

National Institute of Technology (NIT) Surathkal is a centrally funded government institute established in 1960. The institute was established by the joint collaboration of Government of India and Government of Karnataka. Started as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC), NIT Surathkal was accorded with the status of a Deemed University in 2002 and also renamed as National Institute of Technology. The institute imparts various engineering programmes at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate level. NIT Surathkal has state-of-the-art infrastructure to ensure overall development of its students within the campus.

Affiliated to: NITK Surathkal


The college offers the following undergraduate programme:
B Tech
    Chemical Engineering
    Civil Engineering
    Computer Engineering
    Electrical & Electronics Engineering
    Electronics and Communication Engineering
    Information Technology
    Mechanical Engineering

Post Graduate:
The college offers the following postgraduate programmes:
  • Civil Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics (M.Tech)
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Computer Engineering (M.Tech)
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences (M.Tech)
M Sc
    M Sc (Chemistry)
    M Sc (Physics)
M Tech
    M Tech (Chemical Engineering)
    M Tech (Electronics & Communication Engg)
    M Tech (Mechanical Engineering)

The college offers the following doctorate programmes:
  • Civil Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences
  • Humanities


One should have cleared Higher Secondary or 10+2 examination with Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics with at least 50% marks for admission in BTech courses.

Post Graduate:
Minimum academic qualification required is a pass in B.E./B.Tech or equivalent degree in the relevant discipline with not less than 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in the qualifying examination is needed for admission in ME/MTech course.

The applicant is required to have scored minimum 60% marks (6.5/10 CGPA) in the examinations of class 12th and Graduation with Mathematics/ Statistics/ Business Mathematics as one of the subjects. There is a relaxation of 5% for SC/ST candidates.

Graduation in any stream is mandatory to be eligible for this programme.

Students should have passed ME / MTech in relevant discipline with at least 60 percent marks in aggregate.
Admission Procedure:

Admission for UG courses is done through AIEEE conducted by CBSE.

Entrance Test: AIEEE Exam

Post Graduate:
Applicants need to qualify in GATE entrance exam, conducted by IITs, followed by an interview / viva-voce for final selection. Non-GATE candidates can be considered for admission subject to the availability of seats. Non-GATE candidates are selected through college admission test (written/interview).

Applicants are selected through NIMCET (National Institute of Technology Common MCA Entrance Test), a common entrance test held by NIITs for admission to MCA.

Candidates are short listed on the basis of their ranks in CAT entrance test.

Entrance Test: GATE Exam, CAT Exam, NIMCET
  • Library
  • Laboratories
  • Workshops
  • Hostels
  • Computer Laboratory
  • Extra Curricular activities
  • Health Care
  • NCC
  • NSS

Contact Address:
NIT Surathkal
Dakshina Kannada
Mangalore - 575 025, Karnataka
Phone: +91-824-2474000, 2474023
Fax: +91-824-2474033

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