NIT SURATHKAL is a premier institute for undergraduate as well as post graduate courses, it is founded in 6/august/1960. NITK has a lush green 250 acre campus. It provides technological education while keeping in mind the developments and inventions in the field of technology. It attracts students from abroad and offers a high class education facility which enhances the students overall personality and technological growth. This institute offers scholarships to post graduate programmes students on the basis of scores in the Graduate aptitude test in engineering(GATE) and offers direct admission to students from abroad. It is a governement aided institution so the fees are affordable and the intake is through AIEEE valid qualifying score and rank.
NIT Surathkal ranks among the top colleges of engineering in Karnataka in terms of placement. From the recent updates of the placement statistics it is evident that it offers 100% placement in majority rather all of its streams and the highest pay package was offered by Accenture India. Many reputed organisations ï»¿ like JUSCO, BHEL, IOCL, CISCO etc offer campus placement drives in this college.