National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka

Admission Process, Courses Offered, Eligibility Criteria, Fee Structure, Placements, Review etc.


National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), formerly known as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC) and its counted amongst India’s oldest technical institutes. It’s a public deemed university is situated in Surathkal, Mangalore.

NIT Karnataka was established in the year of 1960 and its campus is spread over 300 acres. The Indian government has recognized it as an Institute of National Importance. The institute is recognized by UGC (University Grant Commission) and approved by AICTE. NITK offers numerous PG and UG programs in the fields of Science, Engineering and Management.

National Institute Technology of Surathkal, Karnataka:

Facts and Figures:

NIRF  21
Popular Name  NITR
Location  Mangalore, Karnataka
Campus Area  300 acres
Institute TypeGovernment  
Approved by  AICTE
Accepted Exam  JEE Main
Popular Courses  B.E./B.Tech  ,  M.E./M.Tech
College Ratings  4.5/5
Official Website`

Now we have a brief look at NIT Karnataka Admission Process, Courses offered, Eligibility Criteria and Fee structure etc.

Courses Offered for B.Tech candidates:

Courses  Seat IntakeDuration
Chemical Engineering 544 years
Civil Engineering 1044 years
Computer Engineering 1084 years
Electrical & Electronics Engineering 1054 years
Electronics & Communication Engineering 1044 years
Information Technology 1044 years
Mechanical Engineering 1674 years
Metallurgical & Materials Engineering 544 years
Mining Engineering 534 years

Eligibility Criteria for B.Tech Candidates:

  • Candidates must have passed intermediate examination in science stream from any recognized Board/ University.
  • Candidate must have passed with minimum  75% marks ( 65% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates) in Physics, Mathematics as compulsory subject along with one subject Chemistry/ Biology/Computer science/ Bio-Technology or any other vocational subject or top 20 percentile in class 12th board.

Admission Process for B.Tech Candidates:

  • Admission is done on the basis of rank in JEE Main rank by JoSAA and CSAB counseling portal.

B.Tech Fee Structure:

The fee structure of B.Tech in NIT Rourkela mentioned in below the table:

Tuition Fee1.51 lakhs per year approx
Hostel Fee45 k approx

Fee Waiver:

  • 100% Tuition Fee waiver for SC/ST students.
  • Full remission of the Tuition Fee for GEN and OBC students whose family income is less than Rs.1 lakh per annum.
  • Remission of 2/3rd of the Tuition Fee for GEN and OBC students whose family income is between Rs.1 lakh to Rs.5 lakhs per annum.

NIT Surathkal Scholarships

NIT Surathkal offers a plethora of scholarship opportunities to the bright, talented and needy students. Worthy students have access to numerous scholarships and awards offered by the institution and various government and private organizations. Some of the significant scholarships that can be availed by the students include B R Samaga Scholarship, Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship, Narotam Sekhsaria Scholarship, Commonwealth Scholarship, Pradeep Gundappa Memorial Scholarship, CEU MSc in Finance scholarships, Talent Scholarship for MBA students, and Pradeep Gundappa Scholarship and Institute

Students Review:

About Infrastructure, Faculties and Placements:

Infrastructure and Campus Life:

Infrastructure is quite good and the campus is full of lush green. All the department buildings are being renewed. Also a new hostel block is coming up. Wi-Fi signal is available throughout the campus. Food is good here. They provide non-veg too. We also have a night canteen which will be open upto 2am. Hostel rooms are pretty big. They provide a cupboard to each person.


  • Open Wi-Fi Facility
  • Advanced Laboratory and Library Facility
  • Anti-Ragging Environment
  • Yoga, Meditation and Gym Facility
  • Sports Facility
  • Hostel Facility (Separate for Boys and Girls)
  • Mess Facility with good quality of Food
  • Personality Development Programs
  • Air Conditioned Classrooms and Laboratories


The faculty members of this institute are well qualified and very experienced. Their assistance is quite impressive. Also, they are pretty much good at their work and they are somewhat strict sometimes, but still, they can shape for a better future for you. The staff members are also very punctual in their work and need the tasks to be completed on time. Also, they can provide a perfect blend of theoretical knowledge along with the technical understanding.


Placements in NITK are very good.  The institute has a separate training and placement cell which is now called CDC (career development centre). More than 300 companies visit the campus every year. The average package offered is around 10 lakhs to 12 lakhs per annum. The placement percentage of our college is up to 90%.

 Almost all the previous batch students get placed in companies. The highest salary package offered is 22 LPA, the lowest salary package offered is 9 LPA and the average salary package offered is 12 LPA. Various companies hire various students may be Qualcomm, Oracle, Microsoft, etc. Roles are to crack the coding round and get interviews. In our course, the highest salary package offered is around 40 LPA, the lowest salary package offered is 7 LPA and the average salary package offered is 12 LPA. Almost 70% of the students got placements.

Highest PackageThe Highest package offered is around 40 LPA                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 
Average packageThe Average package offered is around 10 to 12 LPA


The college cultural fest is among the best in India. You can even Google it and see. The campus here is awesome, and the campus crowd is diverse due to which you get people from all parts of the country which is good. The campus life here is the best part of NIT-K, and you enjoy it a lot. Here, scholarships are great too. There are events like Bharat Darshan which shows a diverse culture of India through the performances of students. Our technical fest and engineering are also great. There are sports, and other competitions are held regularly. Also, you will have a lot to do if you are interested.

National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Scroll to top