Vision is to Impart quality education to meet the needs of profession and society, and achieve excellence in teaching-learning and research.
National Institute of Technology - [NITK] Karnataka, Surathkal was founded in 1960 as KREC while today, it is one of the 31 National Institutes of Technology in India and is recognised as an Institute of National Importance by the Government of India.
The college started its first postgraduate course in Marine Structures and Industrial Structures, followed by post-graduate courses in Industrial Electronics (1969), Heat Power (1971), Hydraulics and Water Resources (1971), Chemical Plant Design Engineering (1971) and Process Metallurgy (1972).
1. NIT is ISO Certified Institute, Highly motivated and qualified faculty out of which 86% are Ph.D. holders.
2. Ranked 21st among top engineering institutions in India as per NIRF ranking