National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal
is located in Mangalore City, Karnataka State, India. The Institute was established as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC) in 1960, and upgraded as National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) in 2002. Mangalore is the headquarters of the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada, and boasts an important Centre of education, business and trade in the state. To facilitate transformation of students into good human beings, responsible citizens & competent professionals, focusing on the assimilation, generation and dissemination of knowledge.