National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka

NITK National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka

About: National Institute of Technology Surathkal (NIT Surathkal)

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal is located in Mangalore City, Karnataka State, India. The Institute was established as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC) in 1960, and upgraded as National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) in 2002. Mangalore is the headquarters of the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada, and boasts an important centre of education, business and trade in the

NIT Suratkal ranked 13 (NIRF#13th Rank) among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2020

state. Sri. U. Srinivasa Mallya, a visionary and a philanthropist, contributed immensely to the development of the coastal region of Karnataka, and his effort towards establishment of KREC (now NITK) is the most significant one. In recognition of his role as the founder and architect of the institute, the campus premises is named after him as Srinivasnagar.

Round 7: Opening and closing rank with seat allotment 2019

Branch Name Allotted
Quota
Category Seat Pool Opening
Rank
Closing
Rank
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 10878 12422
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 16585 16585
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 781 781
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 5049 5049
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Female-Only 11624 11624
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 14089 17679
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 12362 17576
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 4888 4974
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 4714 4714
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 2993 3002
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 4405 5373
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 7123 7123
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 1861 1861
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Female-Only 3522 3522
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 10295 13820
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 15680 20121
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 1858 2759
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 4951 4951
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 778 1370
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 8517 14056
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 15198 15198
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 559 559
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 6216 7125
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Female-Only 11316 11316
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 15155 28144
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 21251 35735
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 950 4431
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 3307 3307
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 1347 2388
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Female-Only 2702 2702
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 3905 5342
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 6996 7771
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 144 144
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 2066 2201
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Female-Only 3010 3010
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 9070 17125
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 17598 21141
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 314 314
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 817 2680
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 3395 3395
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 100 393
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Female-Only 1275 1275
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 693 2627
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 5430 7857
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 1071 1102
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Female-Only 4610 4610
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 960 3561
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 2645 4920
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 262 279
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 376 1011
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 2337 2337
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC (PwD) Gender-Neutral 32 32
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 222 336
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Female-Only 1403 1403
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST (PwD) Gender-Neutral 10 10
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 355 623
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 1470 2295
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 20 20
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 246 248
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Female-Only 414 414
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 1452 2156
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 2787 3874
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 46 51
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 158 285
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 682 682
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 82 105
Computer Science and Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Female-Only 552 552
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1152 4623
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 6631 8319
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 263 263
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 1047 2440
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS GEN-EWS Female-Only 8861 8861
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 3615 6164
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS OPEN Female-Only 9870 11696
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 340 340
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS SC Gender-Neutral 1293 2604
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS SC Female-Only 3693 3693
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS ST Gender-Neutral 660 1100
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
HS ST Female-Only 2448 2448
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1129 1602
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 2328 2950
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 191 191
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 540 600
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS GEN-EWS Female-Only 1082 1086
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 2776 5112
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS OPEN Female-Only 5132 7656
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 144 144
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS SC Gender-Neutral 468 926
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS SC Female-Only 919 919
Electronics and Communication Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of
Technology)
OS ST Gender-Neutral 233 395
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 5479 8502
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 11859 22948
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 4046 4879
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Female-Only 8156 8156
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 6315 14895
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 6328 27330
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 812 812
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN (PwD) Female-Only 1144 1144
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 2262 3893
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 7758 8081
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC (PwD) Gender-Neutral 45 45
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 492 1711
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Female-Only 2061 2061
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1920 2844
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 6847 8189
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 333 333
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 1013 1026
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS(PwD) Gender-Neutral 59 59
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 6203 8980
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 14593 18552
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 546 577
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 1046 1683
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 2869 2869
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 498 820
Mechanical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Female-Only 1398 1398
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 10128 15430
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 22014 22014
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 4965 5737
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 17778 29465
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 29710 33205
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 5111 5944
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 5876 5876
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 2480 3308
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 5808 7894
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 8799 8799
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 3175 3175
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 14993 22825
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 24017 27327
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 2836 4418
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 986 1621
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 10616 16140
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 23140 23140
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 7828 7828
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 28197 38716
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 38590 39165
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 5051 7218
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 2439 2439
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Female-Only 5504 5504
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 7294 9045
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 13951 13951
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 3443 3588
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 21703 27212
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 29945 35850
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 3141 3690
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 5206 5206
Mining Engineering  (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 1550 1646
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 3993 7117
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 11466 12828
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 306 306
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 2276 3686
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 4123 10031
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 12728 16410
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 457 457
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 1461 3175
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 4408 4408
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 726 1122
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Female-Only 1049 1049
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 1718 2330
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 3835 4074
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 760 768
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Female-Only 1890 1890
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 5119 6811
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 8324 11230
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 280 429
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 984 1381
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 2233 2233
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC (PwD) Gender-Neutral 27 27
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 472 671
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST (PwD) Female-Only 51 51
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 2973 4941
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL Female-Only 8773 11090
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 423 423
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 2380 3589
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS GEN-EWS Female-Only 9797 9797
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Gender-Neutral 3622 7280
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN Female-Only 6847 8630
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 525 525
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Gender-Neutral 1261 2401
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS SC Female-Only 2403 2403
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS ST Gender-Neutral 78 624
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Gender-Neutral 717 1339
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL Female-Only 2873 3162
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OBC-NCL(PwD) Gender-Neutral 55 55
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Gender-Neutral 390 460
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS GEN-EWS Female-Only 691 691
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Gender-Neutral 2527 3731
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN Female-Only 4209 5533
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS OPEN (PwD) Gender-Neutral 65 65
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Gender-Neutral 314 686
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC Female-Only 1266 1266
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS SC (PwD) Gender-Neutral 107 107
Information Technology (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS ST Gender-Neutral 519 562

Campus

The 295.35-acre (1.1952 km2) campus is located on National Highway 66 (formerly National Highway 17), by the shores of Arabian Sea. It has a private beach, including a lighthouse. Almost all the students reside on-campus, as do most of the staff. Staff quarters consist of the Director’s quarters, Professors & Assistant Professors quarters, Lecturers & Assistant Lecturers quarters, Warden quarters, bachelors quarters and non-teaching staff colony. There are more than 200 residences on campus including independent houses and flats.

The campus includes a Cooperative Society and a marketing center. Both State Bank of India and Canara Bank have branches in the campus along with ATM facility. The Central Library has a floor area of 2,758 m2, and its three reading halls can accommodate a total of 600 students. The Central Computer Centre, established in 1995 as a supporting facility, maintains the network backbone of the college and has computer labs that augment the computing facilities in the teaching departments.

Apart from the above, the campus also houses a staff club, a post office, two schools (Kannada and English medium), guest houses, a food court, a swimming pool and playgrounds. These facilities are made available to both the staff and the students at NITK.

Entrepreneurship culture and NITK STEP

One of NITK’s core mission is to promote entrepreneurship among students and alumni. The institute has its own technology startup incubator named STEP (Science & Technology Entrepreneurs Park) which provides office space and in some cases seed funds to startups incubated there. NITK–STEP (formerly KREC-STEP) was first established on 31 August 1994. 

Some notable startups founded by recently graduated alumni of NITK Surathkal are Practo, Delhivery, Nestaway, DriveU, Taxi For Sure, Chai Point, Simplilearn, BHIVE, Travelyaari, Pinkvilla. Practo is one of the startups conceived within NITK Campus and is now valued at half a billion dollars.[35] Many NITK alumni are actively involved as Partners in Venture Capital firms like Clear Ventures, New Enterprise Associates, Peepul Capital, Benhamou Global Ventures, Lightspeed Venture Partners, Unitus Seed Fund.

Apart from this, many alumni who graduated in 1970s and 1980s are successfully running their own companies in India and abroad, some of the notable ones are Bangalore–Mysore Infrastructure Corridor, Peps India Mattress, Magma Design Automation, Quest Global.

Rankings

NITK was ranked 16th among engineering colleges in India by India Today in 2020, 10th by Outlook India and 14th by The Week in 2019 overall. It was ranked 13 among engineering colleges by the National Institutional Ranking Framework in 2020 and 33 overall.

University rankings
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2020) 33
Engineering – India
NIRF (2020) 13
Outlook India (2019) 10
The Week (2019) 14
India Today (2020) 16

Student activities

Being primarily a residential institution along with Surathkal beach less than a kilometre (0.62 mi) away, a unique culture has developed over the 50 years of NITK’s existence. Since 2002 when it became a centrally funded institution, NITK has opened doors to students from all over the country. Students involve in technical activities, as well as cultural events supported by one of the many student-run clubs and organizations on campus. An open-air theatre called Student Activity Center is the venue for most of the music performances and movie screenings. Beach events are unique to NITK, with sand sculptures and kite flying being recent highlights.

Engineer (a national level technical symposium) takes place typically around the last week of October and Incident (a cultural festival) is organized since 1980 during the last week of February. Over the years, the scale of these events has gradually expanded with students visiting from all over the country. Online technical events at Engineer see participation from all over the world. The biggest intra-college event is called Crescendo, organised by the Reading Room Committee. Students teams representing the year of their study compete in literary, personality, art and music competitions.

Awards and Recognitions

2019
2019
Ranked 2nd by CSR-GHRDC under the category “Colleges of Super Excellence”.

Ranked 5th in Times Engineering Survey.
Ranked 21st among top engineering institutions in India as per NIRF ranking.


2018

Ranked 21st among top engineering institutions in India as per NIRF ranking.


2017

Ranked 22nd among top engineering institutions in India as per NIRF ranking.
Ranked 16th by India Today.


2016

Ranking of the Institute by various ranking agencies: 2nd by GHRDC under the category “Colleges of Super Excellence”, 8th by India Today, 9th by Outlook, 9th by India Silicon Rankings, 12th by The Week-Hansa “Best Engineering Colleges”.


2015

Ranking of the Institute by various ranking agencies: 2nd by GHRDC under the category “Colleges of Super Excellence”, 8th by Data Quest, 12th by The Week-Hansa, 10th by India Today.


2014

Ranking of the institute by various ranking agencies: 6th by GHRDC, 9th by Data Quest, 12th by India Today, 15th by The Week-Hansa.

2012

Ranking of the Institute by various ranking agencies: 8th by India Today, 9th by GHRDC- Competition Success and 13th by Outlook.

2011

STAR News – National B-School Awards in Association with Canon – Best Government Engineering – National Institute of Technology Surathkal on February 12, 2011.

2010

Indian Society of Technical Education – Certificate of Appreciation awarded to NITK Surathkal in appreciation of having successfully organized the 39th ISTE Annual National Convention in 2009.
Association of Consulting Civil Engineers (1) Mangalore Centre, Mangalore Ultra Tech Cement Ltd. – Outstanding concrete structure, D. K. and Udupi District awarded to Mega Hostel Building of NITK Surathkal.

2007

IEEE Best Student Chapter Award – Bangalore Section.

2006

Science Direct Award for Highest Usage of Online Journal Resources.

2005

Ranked 3rd among all Technological Universities of India for Student Placements and 11th Rank Overall by Dataquest-IDC-NASSCOM Survey.

2004

Ranked 8th among Top 10 technological universities by India Today Magazine.

2001

Indian Society of Technical Education – Bhartiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for Best Overall Performance.

2000

ISO 9002 Certification to the Department of Computer Engineering and Department of Electronics & Communication.

1998

Ranked 6th among Top Engineering Colleges in India Today Magazine.

1991

Government of Karnataka Award for Best College.

Video: NIT Surathkal Campus Tour 

NIT Surathkal Karnataka

Official Website: www.nitk.ac.in

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