Established in 1960, National Institute of Technology, Surathkal is a public engineering university situated at Surathkal, Mangalore. The institute was formerly known as Surathkal Regional Engineering College. It was in 2002, when it was upgraded as NITK Surathkal.
It is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognized as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India. NIT Surathkal is ranked 21st among Best Engineering Colleges in India and 53 Overall by NIRF 2019. It is also ranked 10th by Outlook India and 63rd by QS India under University Rankings.
This NIT has an alumni of 40,000 worldwide, among which most are working in IT firms and Core Technical Industries.
Applicants seeking admission in NIT Surathkal can apply for B.Tech at UG level based on their JEE Main score. While at PG level, students can apply for any of the programs such as M.Tech, MBA, MCA, M.Sc. and Ph.D.
For admission into M.Tech, the institute accepts the valid score of GATE and for MBA, it considers the score obtained in CAT/MAT exam. Also, the institute provides admission in MCA and M.Sc based on the NIMCET score and IIT JAM score respectively.
Currently, NITK is inviting applications for its MBA program. The last date for submitting an application is March 02, 2020 and the final selection will be done on March 16, 2020. The selection date for New Delhi students is March 23, 2020.
The institute also offers Ph.D. program. Candidates can secure admission in it based on their performance in the qualifying exam, aptitutde test conducted by NIT Karnataka and personal interview.
|Top Courses||Eligibility||Course Fees||Links|
|B.Tech||Passed 10+2 with 75% marks or candidate is among top 20 percentiles in 10+2 examinations||INR 4,84,479/-||Check Here|
|MBA||Bachelor’s degree with 50% marks or 5.5 CGPA||INR 2,38,277/-||Check Here|
|M.Tech||B.Tech in relevant discipline with 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA||INR 1,80,777||Check Here|
|M.Sc||Bachelor’s degree with 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA||INR 68,277/-||Check Here|
|MCA||INR 2,59,628||Check Here|
Read More: NIT Surathkal Fees Structure
NIT Surathkal has shown a positive trend in its placement record for the year 2019. Around 87.9% of students were placed from the UG program and 89.3% of students were placed from PG programs. Moreover, the institute has witnessed maximum placements for its MCA program.
|Name of the Institutes||B.Tech Fees||Cut off (Round 1)||Links|
|NIT Silchar||INR 5,54,060/-||5023 – 25599||Click Here|
|NIT Warangal||INR 2,25,500/-||826 – 20450||Click Here|
|NIT Rourkela||INR 3,09,700/-||4780 – 35576||Click Here|
|NIT Srinagar||INR 6,37,000/-||1630 – 13736||Click Here|
|Name of the University||National Institute of Technology, Surathkal|
|University Type||Central Government|
|Basic Admission Criteria||Entrance Exam + Counselling|
|Name of the Entrance||B.Tech – JEE Main|
M.Tech – GATE
MBA – CAT/MAT
MCA – NIMCET
M.Sc – IIT JAM
|Counselling||B.Tech – JoSAA|
M.Tech – CCMT
MCA – NIMCET
M.Sc. – CCMN
|B.Tech||₹1.51 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||10+2 with 75% + JEE Main|
|M.C.A||₹1.01 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|M.Tech||₹99,926 (1st Year Fees)||Pass in Graduation + GATE|
|MBA||₹1.29 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)||Graduation with 50% + CAT|
|M.Sc||₹43,926 (1st Year Fees)||Graduation|
|Ph.D||₹68,926 (1st Year Fees)||Post Graduation|
| M.Phil/Ph.D in Science,|
M.Phil/Ph.D in Engineering,
M.Phil/Ph.D in Management
|MBA Last Date for Online Submission of Applications||02 Mar, 2020||-|
|Last Date for receiving hard copy of completed Applications||05 Mar, 2020||-|
|Dates for Selection Process (New Delhi)||16 Mar - 23 Mar, 2020||-|
|GATE Registration||14 Sep - 30 Sep, 2020||https://gate.iitb.ac.in/|
|GATE Exam||05 Feb, 2021; 07 Feb, 2021; 12 Feb, 2021; 14 Feb, 2021;||-|
The National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, offers B. Tech programs in nine specializations, each of them segregated into eight semesters. The basic eligibility criteria for admission to the UG programs is 10+2 in science stream with a minimum of 75% aggregate.
However, preference is given to those who achieve top 20 percentile marks in the 12th class exam. Additionally, candidates are required to appear for JEE as a mandatory eligibility criteria for applying. Selection of candidates is based on JEE Main score and the seat will be allotted through JoSAA Counselling.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|B. Tech||Mechanical Engineering||At least 75% marks in 10+2 (science stream), OR Top 20 percentile marks in 12th class exam. For SC/ST students the qualifying marks would be 65% in 10+2 examination.||JEE (Main) ranks|
|Computer Science & Engineering|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering|
|Electronics & Communication Engineering|
|Metallurgical & Materials Engineering|
Allotment of seats is carried out by the Joint Seat Allocation Authority (JoSAA) based on the applicant’s JEE rank. Candidates who meet JEE Mains cut-off must register themselves through the JEE website for the counselling process.
|College||Ranking||Avg Fees/ year|
|Delhi Technological University - [DTU], New Delhi||# 62 by NIRF||₹1,95,250|
|National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Warangal||# 46 by NIRF||₹76,125|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Pilani||# 27 by NIRF||₹4,02,575|
|NIT Trichy, Tiruchirappalli||# 24 by NIRF||₹1,43,063|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS Pilani], South Goa||-||₹3,67,375|
|National Institute of Technology - [NIT], Rourkela||# 32 by NIRF||₹1,59,250|
|Birla Institute of Technology and Science - [BITS], Hyderabad||# 47 by Jagranjosh (private)||₹3,91,375|
NIT Surathkal, Karnatka offers full-time residential MBA program for a duration of 2 years. For more details refer the table given below:
|Name of Program||MBA|
|Type of Program||Full-Time Residential|
|Eligibility||Bachelor’s Degree with 50% Marks|
|Selection Process||CAT/MAT Score followed by GD and PI|
|Course Fee||INR 2,38,277/-|
Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a Recognized University with not less than 50% marks (or Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of at least 5.5 in the 0-10 scale grading system) in the aggregate.
However, this prescribed minimum marks shall be 45% (CGPA of at least 5.0 in the 0-10 scale grading system) in the case of SC/ST.
|General Category||Reserved Category|
For admission to MBA program candidates will be shortlisted on the basis of a valid score in CAT/MAT Entrance exam followed by Group Discussion and Personal Interview. The weightages assigned to the various components of the selection process is as follows:
|CAT Score/MAT Score||70%|
The Assistant Registrar (Academic)
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
Surathkal, Srinivasnagar, Mangalore -575 025, Karnataka.
Note: Applications which are incomplete / defective / received late are liable to be rejected summarily and no correspondence will be entertained on such applications.
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal offers M.Tech, M.Tech (Reserach), MCA and M.Sc. course at the postgraduate level.
The basic eligibility criteria for admission to M.Tech course is a B.Tech degree in the relevant discipline. Candidates are selected through a centralized counselling process (CCMT). There are total 51 seats in the program.
|Course||Specialization||Sub Specializations||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|M.Tech.||Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics||Marine Structures/ Remote Sensing and GIS/ Water Resources Engineering and Management||B. Tech in the relevant field with at least 6.5 CGPA or not less than 60% marks in the aggregate (taking into account the marks scored in all subjects). SC/ST candidates must have 6.0 CGPA or 55% marks to be eligible for the program.||GATE Score+CCMT Counselling|
|Chemical Engineering||Chemical Engineering/ Environmental Science & Technology/ Industrial Biotechnology|
|Civil Engineering||Construction Technology and Management/ Environmental Engineering/ Geotechnical Engineering/ Structural Engineering/ Transportation Engineering|
|Computer Science & Engineering||Computer Science and Engineering/ Information Security|
|Electrical and Electronics Engineering||Power and Energy Systems|
|Electronics and Communication Engineering||VLSI Design/ Communication Engineering/ Signal Processing & Machine Learning|
|Information Technology||Information Technology|
|Mathematical and Computational Sciences||Computational & Data Sciences|
|Mechanical Engineering||Thermal Engineering/ Manufacturing Engineering/ Mechatronics Engineering/ Design and Precision Engineering|
|Metallurgical and Materials Engineering||Process Metallurgy/ Materials Engineering/ Nanotechnology|
|M.Tech (Research)||-||-||Candidates having a Postgraduate degree in Basic Sceinces/ Social Sciences/ Humanities/ Management/ Mathematics/ and Undergraduate degree in Engineering and Techmology and, have qualified NET/GATE are eligible for admission.|
NOTE – M.Tech (Reserch) is offered in all the M.Tech regular specializations in addition to Rock Exacavation Technology and Managaement under Mining Department
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|MCA||Computer Applications||60% marks or 6.5 CGPA in B.Sc. (Hons)/ BCA /BIT OR B.E/B. Tech||NIMCET Score|
|M.Sc.||Chemistry||Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry/ Physics (as applicable) with minimum 60% marks or 6.5 CGPA||IIT JAM|
The process of selection of candidates vary from course to course. Likewise, MCA candidates are selected on the basis of marks obtained in NIMCET, and M.Sc. candidates are selected based on the IIT JAM score.
National Institute of Technology, Surathkal, offers around fourteen Ph.D. programs in Engineering, Science and Humanities and Management. The basic eligibility criteria for admission to any of the courses under the Ph.D. wing vary with the discipline. Selection of candidates for Ph.D. programs is subject to a written exam and interview.
|Course Name||Specialization||Eligibility Criteria||Selection Process|
|Ph.D. in Civil Engineering||Structures, Geotechnical, Transportation, Construction Technology and Management Environment, Earth Sciences||Masters in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks in aggregate or 6.0 CGPA (55% marks or 5.5 CGPA for SC/ST/PWD candidates)||Overall academic performance in the qualifying examinations + Written Aptitude Test + Personal Interview|
|Ph.D. in Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics||Water Resources Engineering & Management, Marine Structures & Coastal Engineering., RS & GIS Applications|
|Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering||Renewable Energy, Alternative Fuels, IC Engine & Combustion, Refrigeration and Air Conditioning, Heat Transfer, Fluid Dynamics, Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue, FEM, Stress Analysis, Tribology, Machine Dynamics and Vibration, Advanced Materials, Advanced Manufacturing, Mechatronics, MEMS, Nanotechnology, Robotics and Control, Product Design, Structural Acoustics, Polymer Nano-Composites, Precision Manufacturing|
|Ph.D. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering||Adaptive and Distributed Signal Processing for Sensing and Image Applications; Control System; Electrical Machines and Machine Diagnosis; High Voltage Engineering and Field Computations; Power Electronics and Drives; Power Systems; Renewable Energy Technologies; Smart Grid Technologies|
|Ph.D. in Electronics & Communications Engineering||Communication/VLSI/ Signal Processing|
|Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering||Process Development, Particulate System, Biotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Transfer Operation, Industrial Biotechnology, Energy, Electrochemical Applications, Process Modelling and Simulation|
|Ph.D. in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering||Physical Metallurgy, Mechanical Metallurgy, Extractive Metallurgy, Minerals Beneficiation, Welding, Surface Engineering, Corrosion, Composites and Nano-composites, Nanofibers, Thin films & coating, Advanced Materials, Heat transfer studies|
|Ph.D. in Mining Engineering||Rock Mechanics & Ground Control Engineering, Drilling & Blasting, Mine Planning, Environmental Management|
|Ph.D. in Information Technology||Affective Computing, Big Data Analysis, Bio-Inspired Computing, Cloud Computing, Cloud Security, Computer Networks, Cyber Security, Databases, Data Mining, Distributed Computing, Healthcare Informatics, High Performance Computing, Information Retrieval, Information Security, Internet of Things, Natural Language Processing, Network Security, Semantic Web Technology, Social Multimedia/Social Network Analysis, Web Services, Wireless Sensor Networks|
|Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering||Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Distributed Computing, Data Mining, Information Security, High Performance Computing, Computer Vision, Cloud Computing, Image Processing, Speech Processing, Mobile computing|
|Ph.D. in Physics||Condensed Matter Physics (Experimental)|
|Ph.D. in Chemistry||Inorganic, Materials, Physical and Organic Chemistry||M.Sc/M.Tech in relevant field inlcuding M.Pharma|
|Ph.D. in Mathematics & Computational Sciences||Computational Fluid Dynamics, Wireless Sensor Networks, Reliability Engineering, Graph Theory, Graph Algorithms, Computer Network Security, Real Analysis, Dynamical Systems, Fixed Point Theory, Image Processing, Differential Equations, Numerical Methods||M.Sc in Mathematics/ M.Tech in relevant field/ MCA|
|Ph.D. in Humanities, Social Sciences & Management||Business Policy, International Business, Technology Management, Organizational Behaviour, Human Resource Management, Marketing, Corporate Finance, Capital Markets, Behavioural Finance, Development Economics, International Economics, Agricultural Economics, Rural Development, Applied Econometrics, Operations Management, Information Systems, E-Governance, English and Comparative Literature, and Other related areas||Master’s in relevant field/ CA with a Bachelor’s degree|
Interested candidates can check the steps to apply of different programs offered by NITK below:
Assistant Registrar (Academic),
National Institute of Technology Surathkal,
Surathkal, Srinivasnagar, Mangalore-575025,
The enclosure should contain self-attested photocopies of all the requisite documents as mentioned in the information bulletin. A demand draft of Rs.500/- (Rs.150/- for SC/ST candidates) drawn in favor of the Director, NITK, Surathkal, payable at Mangalore should be attached along with on or before the prescribed last date.
The following documents to be submitted (by post along with application form)/produced at the time of counselling/interview:
Reservation is available as per norms prescribed by the Government of India. The following table marks the percentage of seats reserved category-wise:
|Category||Reservation of seats (In percentage)|
|OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)||27%|
|PwD (40% or more disability)||3%|
Additionally, the institute reserves 5% of the total seats for female candidates. Seats are also reserved for candidates with defence background.
The following scholarship programs are available to NITK students subject to meeting eligibility criteria, course wise:
1. B.Tech Candidates
2. M.Tech/ M. Tech. (Research) Candidates - GATE Scholarship of Rs.12,400/- pm to eligible candidates
3. Ph.D. Candidates
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