National Institute of Technology Karnataka(NITK) is a Deemed University located in Surathkal, Karnataka. The institute is approved by The University Grants Commission (UGC) and All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE).
The 295.35-acre (1.1952 km2) campus is located on National Highway 66 (formerly National Highway 17), by the shores of Arabian Sea. It has a private beach, including a lighthouse. Almost all the students reside on-campus, as do most of the staff. Staff quarters consist of the Director’s quarters, Professors & Assistant Professors quarters, Lecturers & Assistant Lecturers quarters, Warden quarters, bachelors quarters and non-teaching staff colony. There are more than 200 residences on campus including independent houses and flats.
The campus includes a Cooperative Society and a marketing center. Both State Bank of India and Canara Bank have branches in the campus along with ATM facility. The Central Library has a floor area of 2,758 m2, and its three reading halls can accommodate a total of 600 students. The Central Computer Centre, established in 1995 as a supporting facility, maintains the network backbone of the college and has computer labs that augment the computing facilities in the teaching departments.
Apart from the above, the campus also houses a staff club, a post office, two schools (Kannada and English medium), guest houses, a food court, a swimming pool and playgrounds. These facilities are made available to both the staff and the students at NITK.
NITK offers B.Tech., M.Tech., M.Sc., MBA, MCA and Ph.D. research program. Admission to all the courses will be on the basis of Entrance Exams – JEE Main (B.Tech.), GATE (M.Tech.), CAT/ GMAT (MBA) and NIMCET (MCA).