National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal is one of the “Institutes of National Importance” in the country fully funded by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Govt. of India. The institute has an impressive infrastructure with state of art facilities in all the departments for teaching, research and consultancy. The institute is located 22 kilometres North of Mangalore city. NITK nestles between the verdant mountain ranges of Western Ghats on one side and vast tranquil blue water of the Arabian Sea on the other. NITK celebrated Golden Jubilee in the year 2009-2010. Weather is pleasant in the month of December with temperatures ranging from 20 to 30°C. NITK is a focal point of visits to important places of pilgrimage and Archeological sites. NITK is proud to announce a landmark achievement of having secured maximum award of five year accreditation from the National Board of Accreditation (NBA) to all the UG engineering programmes offered by the institute w.e.f. July 2014.
About Mechanical Engineering Department
The Department of Mechanical Engineering established in 1960, the oldest and largest department of NITK,
has traversed the path of knowledge dissemination and generation as well as delivering over 4000 Mechanical Engineering graduates to the Nation.
Over these 54 glorious years, it has carved a niche for itself in the key areas of teaching, research, consultancy, administration and
community services. Academic Programmes leading to B. Tech. degree in Mechanical Engineering,
M. Tech. degree in Manufacturing, Design and Precision, Mechatronics, and Thermal Engineering and full time PhD degree are currently offered by the department.