Established as the Karnataka Regional Engineering College or KREC in 1960, as the part of the second planning commission, the current National Institute of Technology Karnataka – NITK Surathkal has emerged as one of the most eminent engineering and technological institutes in Karnataka. NIT Surathkal is one of the top engineering colleges of Karnataka situated in Mangalore district beside the Arabian Sea on the western coast of the country. NIT Surathkal is an autonomous institute. The institute is approved by AICTE for conducting technical education. There are many academic and extracurricular facilities in NIT Surathkal.
LIST OF COURSES AVAILABLE
- B.tech: (Total no of seats- 782; seats allocated for female candidates-42)
- B-Tech in Chemical Engineering
- B-Tech in Civil Engineering
- B.Tech in Electronics & Communication Engineering
- B.Tech in Information Technology
- B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering
- B.Tech in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
- B.Tech in Mining Engineering
- B.Tech in Product Design
The reputed national and multinational companies come for campus placements at NIT Surathkal. The campus placements at NIT Surathkal are one of the highest-paid placements on an average. Students who have shown excellence in studies are generally offered the highest packages by the recruiting companies from NIT Surathkal. In 2018, the average pay of a B.Tech graduate from campus placements at NIT Surathkal was Rs. 13.85 lakh and the highest pay offered was Rs 31 lakh from the B.Tech batch of 2018.
NIT Surathkal placement rate is around 80%. The frequent recruiters include Wipro, Infosys, Tata, Bajaj, Hyundai, Microsoft, Sony, Amazon and many more. Every year, more than 70 companies visit NIT Surathkal for campus placements.