NIT Surathkal: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Ishani Mishra Ishani Mishra | Mar 21, 2023
Ishani Mishra
Ishani Mishra

Updated on - Mar 21, 2023

NIT Surathkal which stands for National Institute of Technology Surthkal Karnataka started in 1960. The mission of NITK is to seek and continuously enhance performance and to develop into one of the best institutions for engineering education in India. The institute ranked 10th in the engineering category and 27th in the overall category by NIRF ranking 2022. JEE Mains Cutoff session 1 has been already released and session 2 results will be declared by the second week of August. 


NIT Surathkal Latest Updates

  • March 21, 2023: IIT JAM result 2023 is released. Check Here
  • March 21, 2023: The scorecard for GATE 2023 has been released. Check Here
  • March 16, 2023: GATE 2023 result is declared. Check Here

NIT Surathkal admission for the year 2023 provides courses at undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels. The GATE 2023 results have been declared..  NITK Surathkal has an ISO certification and has well-skilled Ph.D. records.The institute has collaborated with numerous global and national institutes along with industries and organizations across the globe. NIT Surathkal  has a goal to broaden human capability to its fullest extent so that intellectually successful and imaginatively proficient leaders can emerge in a range of professions.

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NIT Surathkal Quick Insights

NIT Surathkal offers 57 undergraduate, graduate, and doctorate programs. To give students a global perspective, the university has partnered with several international universities. For students and faculty members, the site provides modern infrastructure and facilities. The highlights of the National Institute of Technology Karnataka Surathkal are mentioned below.

NIT Surathkal
Year of Establishment 1960
Type of University Public
Accreditation NBA
Recognition UGC, AICTE
Courses Offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate and Doctorate
Student-Faculty Ratio 1:20
No. of Students 5712
No. of Faculties 274
Infrastructural Facilities Library, Auditorium,  Hostels, Shopping Complex,  Sports Facilities
Campus Area 295 acres
Location Mangalore, Karnataka, India

NIT Surathkal Admission Dates 2023

Candidates can check the important tentative dates related to NIT Surathkal admission 2023 from the table provided below

Event Date

GATE 2023 exam

February 04, 2023 - February 05, 2023

February 11, 2023 - February 12, 2023

NIT Surathkal Ranking

NIT Surathkal is a public university that is recognized by AICTE. The institution since its inception has secured many rankings Some of them are listed below.

  • NIT Surathkal ranked 10th in the engineering category by NIRF ranking 2022.
  • The institute ranked 27th by NIRF ranking 2022 in the overall category .
  • In the NIRF 2021 Ranking, the institute ranked 10th in the Engineering category, and in the NIRF Research Ranking 2021, it is ranked 40th. 
  • India Today 2020 ranked the institute 16th among engineering colleges in India.
  • Outlook India 2020 ranked the institute10th among engineering colleges in India.
  • The Week ranked it 14th among engineering colleges in India. 

NIT Surathkal Courses

NIT Surathkal offers various courses at various levels. Courses offered by the institute are BTech, MTech, MBA and PhD. Below is the table of a few courses along with their specialization.

Course Duration Selection Criteria
B.Tech 4 Years 75% aggregate with PCM as compulsory subjects + 
 JEE Main followed by JoSAA counselling 
M.Sc 3 Years BSc in the relevant subject +
IIT JAM followed by CCMN counselling 
M.Tech 2 Years B.Tech in relevant subject + GATE Score followed by CCMT counselling
MBA 2 Years Bachelor's degree + CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT scores

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NIT Surathkal Fee Details

The fee-related details about the courses offered at NIT Surathkal are listed below.

Course Total Tuition Fee
B.Tech INR 5 Lakh
M.Sc INR 30,000
M.Tech INR 1.40 Lakh
MBA INR 4.0 Lakh
PhD INR 45,000

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NIT Surathkal Departments

NIT Surathkal has various departments that offer various courses for the institute's students. Below is the list of a few departments that the institute offers

Chemical Engineering
Electronics and Communication Engineering
Civil Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Information Technology
Water Resources and Ocean Engineering
Mining Engineering
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering

NIT Surathkal Admission

NIT Surathkal admission 2023 to the B.Tech program is done on the basis JEE Main examination accompanied by JoSAA Counselling. NITK accepts a GATE score accompanied by CCMT counseling for admission to M.Tech and M.Tech (Research) programs. The final selection of applicants for the MBA program is done on the basis of the CAT/MAT score accompanied by the GD and PI round.

NIT Surathkal Eligibility Criteria

Eligibility Criteria for the courses depend on the type of course chosen. NIT Surathkal offers courses such as B.Tech, M.Tech, MBA, etc. Mentioned below are a few courses along with their eligibility criteria

B.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should have completed class 12th with 75% aggregate marks.
  • The applicant should have qualified JEE Mains.

M.Tech Eligibility Criteria

  • The applicant should have a B.Tech/BE degree with a 6.5 CGPA.
  • The applicant should have qualified GATE

Ph.D. Eligibility Criteria

  • The candidate should have a master's degree in science from a recognized university with a good academic record

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Why Choose NIT Surathkal?

NIT Surathkal has a goal to broaden human capability to its fullest extent so that intellectually successful and imaginatively proficient leaders can emerge in a range of professions. To identify, based on an informed perception of Indian, local and international needs, regions of specialization upon which the Institute can concentrate.

NIT Surathkal Academic Advantages

Some of the academic advantages of the institute are mentioned below

  • NIT Surathkal gives courses and programs mainly for officially recognized higher education degrees consisting of bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, and doctorate degrees in numerous regions of study.
  • NIT Surathkal additionally affords numerous instructional and non-instructional centers and offerings to college students which include a library, housing, sports activities facilities, economic aids, or scholarships, in addition to administrative services.

NIT Surathkal Cutoff

NIT Surathkal's cutoff for the year 2022 has been released. The institute offers various courses like B.Tech and M.Tech. M.Sc, MCA  programs for undergraduate and postgraduate admissions. The students who are interested in getting admission must meet the cutoff criteria and valid scores in the entrance exam for the chosen course.

JoSAA Cutoff 2022 (Round 1, Open category)

Courses Quota Opening Rank Closing Rank
Artificial Intelligence (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 1923 3266
Artificial Intelligence (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 1733 2152
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 10065 16880
Chemical Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 10831 13457
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 18383 25944
Civil Engineering (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 12827 18967
Computational and Data Science (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) HS 3841 4477
Computational and Data Science (4 Years, Bachelor of Technology) OS 2624 2966

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NIT Surathkal Result

NIT Surathkal exams were conducted successfully in May 2022. The results will be declared within two months after the completion of the exam. The result will be declared online on the official website. Candidates will need to use their roll number to check the result. 

NIT Surathkal Infrastructure

NIT Surathkal campus is unfolded over 295 acres. It has a private beach, inclusive of a lighthouse. The institute is having a separate medical provider center that's placed in the middle of the campus. Some other facilities provided are

  • Seminar Hall
  • Swimming Pool
  • Tennis Court
  • Cafeteria
  • Wi-Fi Campus
  • Shuttle Service
  • Auditorium
  • Convenience Store
  • Laboratory

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NIT Surathkal Placements

NIT Surathkal placements 2022 is aided by a dedicated Career Development Centre (CDC), which is responsible for the placement of all graduating college students. The TCareer Development Centre (CDC) at the institute is administered by senior faculty members who control the placement drives in distinct fields. Many agencies visit the campus and provide job opportunities. Students are also provided training at the campus to boost their confidence and engage in work-associated skills. The institute holds a good placement record in the current and previous years.

  • The average package offered was INR 21.4 LPA.
  • The highest package offered is INR 45 LPA.

NIT Surathkal Top Recruiters

Some of the top recruiters that visit the NOT Surathkal campus are

ExxonMobil Pidilite Industries Reliance Industries
Pidilite Industries Glenmark Pharmaceuticals Zelo
Futures First Info Affine Analytics Vedanta Group
KPMG Latentview Analytics AstraZeneca
Pepsico Grofers India Wells Fargo India

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NIT Surathkal Scholarship

NIT Surathkal gives both scholarships and economical help to college students studying in various programs. Few scholarships are mentioned below

Scholarship Description
Merit-based scholarship These scholarships are awarded to top performers in JEE Mains exam and above 90% in class 12th. The amount is ainr 10,000 per annum.
Merit-cum-Means Scholarship Students with a valid JEE Mains score, above 70% in class 12th and an annual family income less than INR 4.5 LPA are awarded INR 2000 per month as scholarship.

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NIT Surathkal Collaborations

NIT Surathkal has signed MOUs with various international universities/institutes for various programs such as student exchange, faculty exchange, research collaboration, etc. The collaborations are

International Collaboration

Country Partnering University
USA University of California Berkeley, Northeastern University Boston, Michigan State University
Ukraine Kyiv Polytechnic Institute
Switzerland University of Applied Sciences, The School of Business and Engineering

National Collaboration

  • Srinivas University , Mukka, Mangaluru
  • NITTE(Deemed to be University), Deralakatte, Mangalore
  • CSIR-Institute of Minerals &Materials Technology Bhubaneswar
  • Department of Psychiatry Yenepoya Medical College, Deralakatte Mangalore
  • Karnataka Veterinary, Animal and Fisheries Science University, Bidar
  • Garrison Engineer (P) Ezhimala, Naval Academy, Ezhimala
  • M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, Bangalore(MSRIT)

NIT Surathkal Faculty

NIT Surathkal has a strength of 384 teachers. Out of these 293 are PhD holders. The faculty at the institute is highly qualified and have attended some of the most reputed universities in India and abroad. All members are very interactive and cooperative with the students, and always stay available to students even outside of the classroom or during lectures. 

NIT Surathkal Alumni

NIT Surathkal has an alumni association. The alumni association has been energetic in imparting a platform for all of the alumni to engage and network and organizes a large number of occasions each year. A few notable alumni of NITK Surathkal are

Notable Alumni Profession
Rajeev Madhavan Entrepreneur
Ashok Kheny Former Member of Karnataka Legislative Assembly
Thomas Zacharia Indian American Scientist
K.V. Kamath President of the New Development Bank
Prabhudev Konana Researcher
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NIT Surathkal Highlights

Institution Type Public
Faculty Student Ratio 1:20
Total Faculty 274
Year of Establishment 1960
Genders Accepted Co-Ed
Student Enrollment 5712
Campus Area 295 acres
Accredited by NBA

NIT Surathkal Rankings

Publisher Ranking Stream
10 Engineering
11 Engineering
10 Engineering
16 Engineering

NIT Surathkal Courses & Fees 2023

Course Avg. Fees Duration
B.Tech ₹5,00,000 4 Years
MBA ₹2,00,000 2 Years
M.Tech ₹1,40,000 2 Years
MCA ₹2,10,000 3 Years
M.Sc ₹30,000 2 Years
PhD ₹45,000 3 Years

NIT Surathkal Courses and Fee Structure

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Courses offered by NIT Surathkal

B.Tech [Bachelor of Technology]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: JEE Main

₹ 5,00,000 (4 Years)

MBA [Master of Business Administration]

Full Time On Campus

Exams Accepted: CAT

₹ 2,00,000 (2 Years)

Exams Accepted: CAT

₹ 2,10,000 (3 Years)

M.Sc [Master of Science]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 30,000 (2 Years)

PhD [Doctor of Philosophy]

Full Time On Campus

₹ 45,000 (3 Years)

Exams Accepted by NIT Surathkal

JEE Main

Exam Date: Apr 06, 2023


Exam Date: Nov 26, 2023

NIT Surathkal FAQs

Is NIT Surathkal Aicte approved?

Yes, the institute is approved by AICTE

What is the BTech fee at NIT Surathkal?

.The total tuition fee is INR 5 Lakh.

What are the courses offered at NIT Surathkal?

NIR Suratkhal offers admission to BTech, MTech, MBA, MSc, PhD and MBA courses.

Can I get direct admission in NIT Surathkal?

No, in order to get admission in NIT Surathkal, one should score a valid marks in JEE Mains, GATE, CAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT, or IIT JAM depending on the course requirement.

Which branch is best in NIT Surathkal?

CSE branch in NIT Surathkal has best placement record and hence it might be the best branch in NIT Surathkal.

What is the highest package of NIT Surathkal?

The highest package offered in the year is INR 45LPA.

Does NIT Surathkal offer scholarships?

Yes, NIT Surathkal offers scholarships. These are based on academic performance, merit and economic conditions.

Will students receive the GATE result 2023 through courier or post?

No, the GATE result 2023 is published only online on its official website - Students will not receive the result via post or courier.

NIT Surathkal Reviews

Overall Rating (Out of 5)


Based on 85 Verified Reviews

Distribution of Rating

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Component Rating (Out of 5)

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Clubs & Associations


Placements & Internships


College Infrastructure & Hostel Facilities


Fees & Scholarships


Gauravkumaryadav 201It219 | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2022

  • 5
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 5
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility of course - 12th pass from PCM or related branch Entrance exam - JEE Main conducted by NTA Cutoff will be according to branch and specific category.

Rapaznu1709 | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Jul 17, 2022

Entrance Exams & Admissions : To get into you have to clear the JEE mains. I got this college by JEE mains. So far NITK maintained the NIRF rank of 10 from last 2 year. So obviously you have to score good marks in JEE mains. for the top branches (i e. CSE ,IT,ECE and EEE) you have to score approx above 98 percentile.

Mohammed Mansoor | , batch of 2023

Reviewed on Feb 21, 2021

  • 4.9
  • Placements 5
  • Fees 4.5
  • Academics 5
  • Infrastructure 5
  • Campus 5

Entrance Exams & Admissions : A student should qualify in JEE mains examination and score more than 75% in their second PUC board examination, and if he/she belongs to Karnataka, he/she can claim home state quota. The entrance exam scores accepted are JEE Mains, NEET-UG, and K-CET. If a student belongs to the home state and OBC, they should get an all India rank below 10,000 in the JEE Mains examination.

Rakesh Nr | , batch of 2021

Reviewed on May 16, 2019

  • 3.7
  • Placements 4
  • Fees 3.5
  • Infrastructure 4
  • Campus 4
  • Academics 3

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Admissions to NITK Surathkal are done based on JEE Mains Score. The National Allocation Authorities called JOSAA for Indian Students and DASA for foreign students do the Admissions The students will be screened based on the cut-off scores and there will be 7 rounds of selections. Students will have to be present for reporting at the campus where the documents will be checked. The details for which can be found on the JOSAA and DASA websites. The documents verification is done and students who are satisfied with their seats can confirm it and who desire for an upgrade can put in a request. After all the 7 rounds are completed and there is still vacancy, an open round will be held where students who have cleared JEE Mains can appear but seat can't be confirmed. Next up is the Admissions where the documents are again verified and fees is to be paid. The payments are to be done Online only, the facilities for the same will be provided by the i

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