The following undergraduate courses are offered :

  • Civil Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communications
  • Mining Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information technology



This institute offers M.Tech Degree (24 Months / 4 Semesters) programmes.The M Tech Regulations as approved by the NITK Senate should be referred for specific details of the programme.Please get in touch with the departments for more details.The following departments offer the M Tech Programmes:

  • Dept of Civil Engineering
  • Dept of Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics
  • Dept of Mechanical Engineering
  • Dept of Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Dept of Chemical Engineering
  • Dept of Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Dept of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Dept of Computer Engineering
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences


Being thoroughly grounded in the Social Sciences, the Institute was well poised to take off – a new venture into Management Studies. The Institute started a new Post-Graduate programme, Master of Business Administration (MBA) in the academic year 2007-08. The Programme received an overwhelming response. This program was designed to meet the increasing demand for quality manpower in the globalised scenario. The intake capacity for an initial period was 40 seats. With implementation of OBC reservation, the course intake has been raised to 51 in the academic year 2008-09.Eligibility criterion for selection to MBA programme:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university with not less than 60% marks (55% for SC/ST) in the aggregate, taking into account the marks scored in all subjects of all the University Examinations conducted during the entire prescribed period of the degree programme. Final year students can also apply but admission is subject to fulfilling the eligibility criteria.
  • CAT Score: Admission is based on the Rank/Score obtained in the CAT and Group Discussion and Interview.

MBA Curriculum

The curriculum / programme of instruction consists of the following:

  • Credit based curriculum.
  • 2 year duration MBA programme divided into 4 semesters.
  • Foundation courses (7), Core courses (7) & Advanced courses (5) that have to be compulsorily taken by all the students of the programme.
  • Elective courses are offered in 4 different groups of specialization: Human Resource Management, Marketing, Finance, & Operations.
  • Laboratory courses.
  • Seminars.
  • Mini projects.
  • Major Project of 28 credits is undertaken in fourth semester.
  • Total 100 credits are to be earned by a student to be awarded MBA degree.


The institute is a recognised centre for Doctoral research work for award of Ph.D. degree . Contact the departments directly.
Courses of Study: The Institute offers facilities for research leading to Ph.D. degrees in various branches of Engineering, Science, Humanities and Social Sciences. The following 14 teaching departments share the academic responsibilities:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Applied Mechanics & Hydraulics
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Metallurgical & Materials Engineering
  • Mining Engineering
  • Computer Engineering
  • Information Technology
  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematical and Computational Sciences
  • Humanities


The status of the candidates admitted to the Ph.D. Programme shall be classified under any one of the following categories:

  • Full-time Institute Research Scholars
  • Full-time Research Scholars paid by Government/ Semi-Government organizations/QIP/EFIP
  • Full-time sponsored candidates
  • Part-time Institute Faculty/ Staff
  • Part-time Project Staff
  • Part-time External Candidates
  • Full-time Self financing Candidates
  • Full-time Study leave candidates

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