NIT Calicut is located in the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is situated about 22 kilometres northeast of Calicut city, nestled in a picturesque terrain at the foothills of the Western Ghats. It is a fully residential campus that houses academic buildings, research labs, hostels, residences and other amenities. Details regarding the NIT Calicut campus are given below.
Hostel: NIT Calicut hostel can accommodate around 5000 students. There are 15 hostels, of which 13 are for men, and 2 are for women, available for accommodation. A common room and recreational centre with newspapers, magazines, television and indoor games are available in each hostel. Guest room facilities are available at each hostel. Amenities like 24 hr water and electricity with power backup is available. Gym facilities, hostel library, tailor, indoor sports centre, DTP centre, Ice cream shop, mess and co-operative stores are also available.
Mess: The college has 14 messes serving food with a wide variety of menu catering demands of students from all over India. Apart from the main messes, night messes operate up to midnight, enabling students to take tiffin and snacks during their overnight studies.
Medical: The NIT Calicut houses a health centre that is open 24*7. There are medical officers and qualified nursing staff to take care of the residents. It has 10 beds for the patients and an ambulance & referral facility to nearby hospitals in case of emergencies.
Campus Networking Centre: The National Institute of Technology Calicut infrastructure has an extensive fibre optic network. It manages the network services high-end computational servers on which students, staff and faculty connect. The campus network comprises nearly 25 km of fibre optic cable with 50 routed internal networks. All of the servers are quad-core processor servers with outstanding performance.
Central Computer Centre: The computer centre at NITC has 190+ client machines that include 400+ machines. The client systems are both desktop and workstation. It caters to the computing requirement of the entire community of the NIT Calicut.
Library: There is a central library available for both students and faculty that houses OPAC, E-books, journals (online and printed), newspapers and magazines. It houses over one lakh technical books. The NIT Calicut library also has a digital library with connections to different sources like NPTEL, Dspace, Eduserver, J-Gate, Mathscint, Grammarly, etc. A reprographics division, which includes a graphic studio, offset press, and binding section, is also located in the library.
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Moinuddin | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Civil Engineering), batch of 2018
Reviewed on Sep 19, 2019
You will have around 10 hostels for boys and wifi will be provided in every hostel. Two libraries are present along with a digital library.
Johan | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), batch of 2021
Reviewed on Jul 24, 2019
11 including the new hostels which are coming up and it is a nominal fee of 2k-3.5k around a month. Food is excellent and total amount is mentioned above. Some classrooms are old some buildings are new. Labs in EEE is OK but other branches are excellent there is free wifi and LAN connection in hostels and there are Computer Centre and digital library for faster data speed.
Vishnudev | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Electrical and Electronics Engineering), batch of 2019
Reviewed on Jul 02, 2019
NITC has is a picturesque campus situated around 22-Kms from Kozhikode city from where there are frequent buses to the institute. Being a residential campus, the students are required to reside in the hostels in-campus. The hostels being Institute-run have a very nominal fee of around 1000Rs per month.
Anudeep | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2017
Reviewed on May 20, 2019
11 hostels some hostels are good some are bad 900 per month Food costs up to 5000/-per month Very neat classrooms, labs,
Ritam | Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech], batch of 2019
Reviewed on May 20, 2019
There are 12 hostels each reserved for a particular year, some of the hostels are new and are awesome while some of them are pretty old and look like a haunted house, hostel fee is minimal around 800 INR per month excluding mess fee. There are a lot of apartments outside the campus for bachelors who wish to live outside the hostels around INR 5k per month. Food quality is satisfactory with some variety and it charges around INR 2400 per month excluding extras (biscuits, chocolates, soft drinks etc). Key infrastructures are what you expect from technical colleges there are plenty of labs and a central library having a wide variety of books on all subjects. Internet is fast around 4 MB/secs.