There are 11 hostel blocks for boys and 5 for girls. Majority of the NIT-K students' population stays in the hostels. The hostel fee per semester is Rs. 26,000/- and each meal in the mess costs around Rs. 50/-.
State of the art quality of infrastructure must not be expected in NIT-K.
24 hours free WiFi is available to students with valid login credentials. Each account is entitled to a usage of 25GB per day.
There are 8 hostels for boys and 3 hostels for girls in Vivekananda college. The condition of the hostels are good. Two times in a week sweeper come and clean the rooms.
Food in college is pretty decent. We also have night canteen. The food costs around 100-110 per day.
The classrooms are in good condition. We have projectors also. Collection of books in library is amazing.
8 blocks and 3 mega tower and girls hostel and 4000 (6 months) Good and Rs 40 per meal Excellent
Central Computer Centre
Computing in NITK was started in a modest way with departmental and Central LANs. These are integrated through campus LAN and the Central Computer Centre supports the academic environment as Network Operations Centre, Server Space Facilitator, Internet Access Provider and Lab support.
The CCC occupies the ground and first floor of the building opposite to the Silver Jubilee Auditorium. CCC was established in 1995 as a service providing/supporting facility that augments to the computing facilities in the teaching departments.
The facility has a 200KVA Diesel generator that was established in 1994 itself and one 20KVA and two 15 KVA online UPS systems providing backup power during the changeover. The recently established 33KV electrical substation is expected to improve the reliability of electricity and hence that of the network.
The NITK Library is housed in a spacious three-storied building adjoining the Main building of the Institute on the Southern side. The library, with a floor area of 2,758 Sq mtrs., is segregated into two wings. Periodicals, journals and bound volumes are accessible in the Western wing, while books are housed in the Eastern wing. Three reading halls which can accommodate a total of 600 students provides the peaceful and friendly atmosphere for absorbing the knowledge available through books.
A computer terminal provided at the counter near the entrance can be used to gain information regarding status of availability and particulars of any book. The in-house activities of the Library have been computerized using the LIBSYS software. A bar-coded system of issue and return of books is currently in use.
The Library offers a variety of services such as
Sports And Games
A full-fledged Physical Education & Sports Department with one Students’ Activity and Sports Officer (SAS Officer) and one Assistant Physical Director provides and manages sports, games and physical fitness facilities.
The Institute is a completely residential campus with hostel facility for over 5000 students including separate blocks for girls. Hostel blocks have reading rooms and separate dining halls which serve different cuisine. All rooms in hostels have been provided with high speed broadband and Wi-Fi internet connectivity. The accommodation is single-seater and 2/3 seater shared type. A separate hostel for the Post Graduate students is available. To suit the tastes of the students from different regions, independent messes of various types are run in different hostels. Moreover two night canteens are running in boys as well as in girls’ premises to cater the late night hunger. Moreover five well established cafeterias are there in different corner of the campus to caters the hunger with delicious and hygienic food items.
Health Care Centre
Medical facilities are provided to the staff and students through the Health Care Centre (Day care facility) with a well-equipped 24x7ambulance facility located within the campus. The Institute has two specialized medical officers. HCC has a laboratory for the basic diagnosis. Apart from the medical officers visiting specialists viz. Dentist, Orthopaedician, ENT, Ophthalmologist, Paediatrician,Gynaecologist etc. visits the OPD for the better health check-up of the residents. Severe or major cases are referred to the KMC HospitalMangalore and other reputed hospitals of nearby Mangalore jurisdiction.
A shopping complex with two branches of cooperative society equipped with all the daily needs, air-condition gent’s parlour, printing and DTP centre, sweet shop etc. provides shopping of essential commodities for the students and staff in the premises.
Banks and Post Office
One State Bank of India and One Canara Bank with ATM facilities are available inside the premises. Apart from an independent branch of Post office is situated inside the premises which make the communication better and easier for the staff and students.
A CBSE English Medium High School and One Kannada Medium higher Primary school (120 Yrs old) and One Kannada Medium High school has been established inside the campus which provides quality education to the residents’ children.
The institute has 3 Guest Houses and one International Hostel with state of the art infrastructure which provides accommodation to Institute guests, staff and guardians of the students.
NITK is having a private Beach at the shores of Arabian Sea with a light house adjoining to it. Students and staff spent pretty happy moments here and apprize the beauty of Sunset every day