Welcome to NITK

As a new recruiter, you must follow the following procedure to register yourself with
Career Development Centre (CDC), NITK

Step 1

Registration via E-Mail

PoC: Person of Contact (eg. HR). Share your company details on headpc@nitk.edu.in

  1. Company's Full Name
  2. Name of PoC
  3. PoC Contact Number.
  4. Address of the Company.
  5. Intent of Recruitment or Training/Internship.

Step 2

Receive Invitation from CDC

The company is formally invited to be a part of the recruitment process at NITK by the CDC Officer in Charge via E-Mail. The invitation will also provide an overview of the placement procedure and other aspects of NITK, along with the placement form and a link to the placement portal of IRIS.

Step 3


With the instructions and credentials received via mail, the company representative can log into the placement module on IRIS Platform, which will serve as the medium for all further placement processes.

The IRIS Process

Once your company is registered with NITK CDC,
You can start the procedure to recruit students on IRIS
If your company has not been granted access to the placement module of IRIS yet,
do mail us at cdcentre@nitk.edu.in with the details mentioned in Step 1

Step 4

Job/Training Notification Form

Once companies get access to IRIS, they are expected to login and fill the Job/Training Notification Form (JNF/TNF) in the respective Placement Recruitment Schedule allotted to them along with the Eligibility for the same.

Step 5

Pre Placement Talk

Companies interested in organising a Pre Placement Talk can request the same on the Placement module and the venue for the same shall be arranged by the Student Point of Contact (SPoC).

Step 6


The companies can freeze the JNF/TNF till a deadline, after which the student shall be able to view all the details, and the eligible students may apply. The company will then shortlist the students either based on their CVs or conduct an Online / Offline Test for the same.

Step 7


Shortlisted students who clear the initial rounds are then notified and asked to appear for the subsequent round, the venue of which is updated on IRIS. This can be repeated for a maximum of five rounds. Slots for the same are allotted by CDC.

Step 8

Announce Results

After completion of the recruitment process, the companies are required to announce the results within 24 hours and information about the same will be reflected on IRIS.

Departments and Programs

Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics
The Department of Applied Mechanics and Hydraulics established in 1960, the Department has earned a good reputation as a centre for academic, research and industrial consulting activities.
M.Tech in Marine Structures (MS)
M.Tech in Water Resources Engineering and Management (WREM)
M.TEch in Remote Sensing and GIS (RS&GIS)
Department of Chemical Engineering
The department offers an under graduate program in Chemical Engineering and three post graduate programs with specializations in Chemical Plant Design, Industrial Pollution Control and Industrial Biotechnology. In addition, M.Tech (Research) and Doctoral programmers are also offered. The department also offers product testing and industrial consultancy.
Chemical Engineering (B.Tech)
The NITK Chemical Engineering Department offers the B.Tech (Chemical Engineering) course to students from not only all around the country, but also abroad. Started in the Year 1965 No. of Seats : 46 (IIT-JEE) + 9 (DASA)
Industrial Pollution Control (M.Tech)
Started in 1994, No. of seats : 27
Chemical and Plant Design (M.Tech)
Started in 1972, No. Of Seats : 15; with following program education objectives and program outcomes.
Industrial Biotechnology (M.Tech)
M.Tech (Industrial Biotechnology), Started in 2007, No of Seats : 27
Department of Civil Engineering
The Department offers one undergraduate, five post-graduate and also research programmes leading to bachelor, master and doctoral degrees. The Department has well experienced faculty, skilled technical staff and well equipped laboratories. It is a recognized QIP centre for training of faculty from other engineering colleges and polytechnics. The Department has been always in the forefront in taking up R&D initiatives and Industrial Consultancy assignments.
M.Tech in Construction Technology and Management
M.Tech in Environmental Engineering
M.Tech in Geotechnical Engineering
M.Tech in Structural Engineering
M.Tech in Transportation Engineering
Department of Computer Science Engineering
The Department of Computer Science & Engineering was established in the year 1986. Since then, the department has held a position of pride in NITK. It has consistently fulfilled its role of producing Computer Engineers ready to meet the demands of the IT world.
B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering is one of the most popular programmes at N.I.T.K Surathkal. The programme was stated in 1986 and has been designed to cater to global demands and offers a balanced coverage of hardware and software systems. The programme includes elective courses covering thrust areas such as Distributed Systems & Computing, Parallel Architectures & High performance computing, High-Speed Networks, Designing with Network Processors, Security and Embedded Systems Cloud Computing etc. The B.Tech. programme enjoys an enviable placement of almost 100% year after year.
M.Tech. (CSE)
The M.Tech.(CSE) is a four semester course and was started in 1996. The course is aimed at providing a comprehensive overview of the recent developments in various frontier areas of Computer Science and Engineering including Computer Architecture, Software Systems, Parallel and Distributed Computing and Networking with Web Technologies. To provide a sound basis, sufficient amount of theoretical input is also given to the students. Another feature of the programme is that the students will have ample opportunity to carry out research & software development in the labs.
M.Tech. (CSE-IS)
M.Tech(CSE-IS) is a four semester course aimed to focus on the recent developments in the areas of Information Security. The course was offered for the first time in 2007. The curriculum for these P.G programmes has been carefully crafted to cater the need of those students who are admitted with their basic degree in computing. In other words, care is taken, not to repeat the same, good old courses of U.G in the P.G level.
M.Tech (By Research)
M.Tech (By Research) programme was started in 2011 and is aimed at students interested more in exposure to research in various fields of Computer Science & Engineering. It emphasizes research work, providing students a distinctive opportunity to undertake research work and innovation.
Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Since inception, the department is producing world class postgraduates and research scholars. The state of the art infrastructure and lab facilities are established with grants from different agencies which ensure good exposure and hands on experience for students during learning process. The students have been employed in top core and I.T companies. Every year good number of students go to higher studies in IITs, IIsc and reputed universities in abroad. The faculty of the department has been involved in several research projects in cutting edge technologies and publications in many international journals and conferences. The department also undertakes many consultancy projects from industry and other organisations.
The Department offers B.Tech in Electrical and Electronics Engineering with intake of 110 students. The curriculum covers both breadth and depth of electrical and electronics domain. The students will undergo set of core courses to strengthen the fundamentals. The wide variety of electives enable students to specialise in their desired areas.
M. Tech in Power and Energy Systems
The Department offers M. Tech in Power and Energy Systems with intake of 27 students. The curriculum is designed to cater to the needs of industries and utilities in power and energy systems. The equipments and softwares housed in the department will help the student to acquire necessary engineering skills.
Department of Electronics and Communication
The Electronics and Communication (E&C) Engineering Department was established in the year 1979. The department has been actively involved in several quality enhancement projects such as Project IMPACT, PI-SSS, EENP, UK-INDIA REC Project and SMD-VLSI Project during the last two decades.
8 Semesters. Admission through JEE(Main) as per guidelines of MHRD
M. Tech. in VLSI Design (VL)
M. Tech. (Research) in VLSI Design (VL) and Communication Engineering (CE)
Department of Mathematics
The Department of Mathematics (today called, the Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences) started along with the Institute(1960). The Department of Mathematical and Computational Sciences, formerly known as Department of Mathematics, is one of the oldest departments of NITK.
M.C.A. (Master of Computer Applications)
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) is a three-year (six semesters) professional Master's Degree in computer science awarded in India. The course was designed to meet the growing demand for qualified professionals in the field of Information Technology.
M.Tech. (Computational Mathematics (CMA))
Master of Technology (CMA) degree is a postgraduate program in engineering or technology field. This is 2-year specialization program in a specific branch of engineering or a technical field.
Department of Information Technology
Established in the year 2000, the Department of Information Technology is the youngest among the 14 departments at NITKSurathkal. Since then, it has grown to be a center for excellence, innovation and research with dedicated faculty & staff, highly motivated students, state-of-the-art facilities and an innovative teaching-learning environment.
B.Tech (Information Technology)
The B.Tech programme in Information Technology was the first program to be offered by the Department when it was established in the year 2000. It has since grown from strength to strength and is currently one of the top and most sought after disciplines at NITK Surathkal.
M.Tech (in IT by Research)
This programme is aimed at students interested in exposure to serious research in various fields of Information Technology. It emphasizes multidisciplinary and rigorous learning and research work
M.Tech (Information Technology)
The PG course in IT was introduced in 2010 as part of the Decenary celebrations of the Department of Information Technology. It is aimed at producing quality engineers/ researchers to cater to the ever-increasing demand for highly trained IT professionals.
Department of Mechanical Engineering
Established in the year 1960, the Department of Mechanical Engineering has traversed the path of knowledge dissemination and generation. The department feels proud about producing over 4500 Mechanical Engineering graduates to serve the Nation.
Bachelor of Technology
M.Tech Thermal Engineering
M.Tech Mechatronics Engineering
M.Tech Design and Precision Engineering
Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
The Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, one of the oldest Departments at National Institute of Technology was established in the year 1965 with an objective to impart education and training in Metallurgical & Materials Engineering. B.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering M.Tech. in Materials Engineering
M.Tech. in Materials Process Technology
M.Tech. in Nanotechnology
M.Tech.(by research) in Materials Engineering, Process Metallurgy and Nanotechnology
Department of Mining Engineering
The Department of Mining Engineering was established in the year 1984 and about 750 undergraduates passed out from the portals of the department till 2017
M.Tech Research
School of Management
School of Management has expertise in management studies and was established with an aim to develop managers who would lead tomorrow’s corporate on the way of progress. Since inception in 1989-90 as erstwhile Department of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management; SoM with its MBA programme, played an instrumental role in nurturing the future managers who acknowledge both the critical technological issues and their managerial implications.
Initiated in the year 2007-08, Master of Business Administration is the flagship programme offering industry oriented contemporary curriculum to harness the managerial acumen of budding managers and to transform them into inquisitive, incisive and competent leaders for tomorrow.

All departments offer doctoral programs (PhD). For more detail on Course Structure and contents, click here.

Contact CDC

Executive Staff

Prof. S. Shrihari

Prof. S. Shrihari

Chairman, CDC

Prof. S. Shrihari, Chairman
Career Development Center, NITK, Surathkal
Mangalore - 575025, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0824-2473053(D),
Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474061,
Email: cdcentre@nitk.edu.in

Dr. Annappa, Vice Chairman
Career Development Center, NITK, Surathkal
Mangalore - 575025, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0824-2473055(D),
Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474061,
Email: cdcentre@nitk.edu.in

Dr. Annappa

Dr. Annappa

Vice Chairman, CDC

Dr. Annappa, Vice Chairman
Career Development Center, NITK, Surathkal
Mangalore - 575025, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0824-2473055(D),
Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474061,
Email: cdcentre@nitk.edu.in

Dr. Sunil BM

Dr. Sunil BM

Vice Chairman, CDC

Dr. Sunil BM, Vice Chairman
Career Development Center, NITK, Surathkal
Mangalore - 575025, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0824-2473055(D),
Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474061,
Email: cdcentre@nitk.edu.in

Smt. Morlin D’Souza,
Superintendent in-Charge,
Career Development Center, NITK, Surathkal
Mangalore - 575025, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0824-2473053(D),
Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474061,
Email: cdcentre@nitk.edu.in

Smt. Morlin D’Souza

Smt. Morlin D’Souza

Superintendent in-Charge, CDC

Smt. Morlin D’Souza,
Superintendent in-Charge,
Career Development Center, NITK, Surathkal
Mangalore - 575025, Karnataka, India
Tel: 0824-2473053(D),
Telefax: (+91) (824) 2474061,
Email: cdcentre@nitk.edu.in

Supporting Staff

Haridas Bhat

Mr. Haridas Bhat


Ms. Babitha


Mr. Satish


Mr. Lokesh Poojaari

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