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NIT Surathkal (NITK): Courses, Admission 2024, Cutoff, Fees, Rankings, Placements

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NIT Surathkal Highlights 2024

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Q:   What is NIT Surathkal famous for?

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The average package for both NIT Surathkal BTech (IT) andM.Tech (IT) recorded a year-on-year growth over the past three years. The highest package offered during NIT Surathkal placements 2023 for BTech stood at INR 54.75 LPA. Moreover, Out of 1,730 eligible students, 1,509 students were placed successfully. NIT Surathkal is ranked 12th by NIRF 2023 under the Engineering category. Additionally, the institute also provides campus facilities such as:

  • A fully Wi-Fi campus.

  • Auditorium.

  • Well-equipped Conference hall and Seminar hall.

  • Libraries with a collection of 1,30,006 volumes

  • Hostels facility for boys & girls

  • Gym and Medical facilities

 

Q:   How to get seat in NIT Surathkal for MCA?

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Candidates seeking admission to the MCA course must first check the eligibility criteria, which is BCA/BSc Hons/BSc degree. Eligible candidates can further apply by filling out the application online through the NITK website (nitk.ac.in). Admission to the course is further based on merit in NIMCET and academic records.

 

Q:   How much percentile is required for NIT Surathkal?

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National Institute of Technology Karnataka course admissions is based on the entrance exam. Candidates who want admission must first meet the basic criteria for eligibility and then take the entrance exam. NIT Surathkal BTech admissions are based on JEE Main scores, followed by JoSAA counselling. Candidates must secure a 75% or above percentile to get admission to BTech courses offered by NIT Surathkal. For candidates to qualify for admission in the IITs/NITS/IIITs and such other CFTIs whose admission is based on JEE ranks, they should have secured at least 75% aggregate in Class 12, or be in the top 20 percentile in the Class 12 exam conducted by the respective Boards (65% for SC/ST/PwD students) 

 

Q:   Which is better NIT Trichy or NIT Surathkal for MTech?

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The total tuition fee for MTech at NIT Surathkal ranges between INR 1.4 lakh - INR 2.8 lakh and for NIT Trichy it ranges between INR 1.4 lakh - INR 3.6 lakh. As per NIRF 2023 rankings, NIT Surathkal was ranked 12th in the “Engineering” category and NIT Trichy is ranked 9th. Moreover, NIT Trichy MTech in Communication Systems course is rated 5.0 out of 5 by 1 genuine verified student while NIT Surathkal same course is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1 student at Shiksha.

Considering the NIRF ranking and fee, NIT Trichy emerges as a better option for the aspirants of MTech programme.

 

Q:   What are the popular BTech streams at NIT Surathkal?

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According to the placement data and student reviews from various sources, the most popular BTech streams at NIT Surathkal are Computer Science and IT. NITK Surathkal provides undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral-level programmes in Engineering, Technology, Science, and Management. The technology institute has 15 departments and offers 20+ courses. For admissions to these courses, candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria and clear the entrance exam.

 

NIT Surathkal Admission Process and Important Dates 2024

B.E. / B.Tech Admissions 2024

11 Courses4 years
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  • 10+2 with 75% aggregate
  • Accepting Exams: JEE Main, DASA UG
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DatesEvents
Jul '24
DASA Rank DeclarationTentative
Jul '24
First Round of Seat Allotment ResultTentative
Jul '24
Confirmation by candidates who have been allotted a seat in Round 1 Tentative
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Q:   How can I get admission in NITK Surathkal for MBA?

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The selection process for the MBA programme at NITK Surathkal is based on GMAT/CAT score followed by group discussion and personal interview. Candidates with a Bachelor’s degree with 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST) are eligible to apply for an MBA. Eligible students can apply by visiting the official website.

 

Q:   How can I get admission in NIT Surathkal?

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Admission to the courses at the institute is entrance-based. The institute accepts national-level exam scores (for example, JEE Mains/GATE/IIT JAM). Aspirants can fill out the accepted entrance test application. Further, based on exam scores and performance in the round of counselling, seats are allotted to eligible students in NIT Surathkal. The application process for the popular courses offered by the institute are:

  1. BTech aspirants must fill out the application form for JEE Main through the official website of the National Testing Agency (NTA). Read more here.
  2. MTech aspirants are required to register for GATE through the official website of the GATE Online Application Processing System (GOAPS). Read more on GATE application process.
  3. For MSc admission, candidates need to apply to IIT JAM through the official website of the respective conducting body Read more.
  4. Similarly, for the MBA programme, candidates need to apply for CAT/MAT/GMAT on their respective conducting bodies.
 

Q:   What are the ways to get admission into NIT Surathkal?

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In order to get admission at NIT Surathkal, the candidate need to meet the last educational qualification. NIT Surathkal offers courses in the fields of Engineering, Management, Computer Applications, Science etc. Students seeking admission must meet the course-specific eligibility and selection conditions. 

 

Q:   What is the BTech admission procedure at NIT Surathkal?

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NIT Surathkal BTech admission is done basis JEE Main score followed by JoSAA counseling. Candidates need to apply online for NIT Surathkal admissions. The documents required at the time of admission include Photo ID proof (Government authorised), Class 10 passing out certificate (date of birth proof), Transfer certificate, Character certificate, Migration Certificate, Medical Certificate, etc.

 

Q:   Is NIT Surathkal good for BTech?

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Yes, it is a good institute for BTech. In 2022, as per media reports, the institute has recorded a placement rate of 93% for BTech. Moreover, the highest and average package offered in NITK BTech placement 2022 was INR 45.03 LPA and INR 23.03 LPA, respectively. The technology institute is ranked 10 as per the NIRF rankings among the top “Engineering” colleges in India.

Check below for more reviews by the prominent students of NIT Surathkal for the BTech course:

 

 
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NIT Surathkal Cutoff 2024

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JEE Main Round 4 Closing Rank (General-All India)
Course202220232024
B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering449548773871
B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering118017281441
B.Tech. in Information Technology241729732842
B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence230327662486
B.Tech. in Computational and Data Science296633342952
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Q:   What is the expected JEE Main cutoff 2024?

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NIT Manipur JEE Main cutoff 2024 has been released for admission to the BTech courses. Duirng the Round 1 cutoff, the closing rank for CSE was 25886 for the General category students under the AII India Quota. Among OBC candidates, the closing rank for B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering stood at 8750. Candidates seeking admisison to NIT Manipur can refer to the table below to check out the Round 1 closing ranks for BTech in CSE course for various categories under the AI quota: 

Category

JEE Main 2024 Expected Cutoff

Common Rank List

90-91

Gen-EWS

75-76

OBC-NCL

73-74

SC

51-52

ST

37-38

PwD

0.0013527

 

Q:   What is the expected NIT Surathkal JEE Main cutoff 2024?

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Going as per the past three year trends candidates can expect the closing ranks for NIT Surathkal JEE Main cutoff 2024 Round 1 Seat Allotment for top specialisations between the following range: 

 

Q:   What is the opening and closing rank for BTech in Computational & Data Science at NIT Surathkal?

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The opening and closing rank depends on the category and quota of candidates. For the General category under All India, opening rank was 2966 and closing rank was 4932. Cut off are different when it comes to other categories or female candidates and even domicile of home state. In All India, opening and closing rank for female candidates was 3100 and 5011. Admission to BTech in Computational and Data Science in NIT Surathkal - National Institute of Technology is based on the scores obtained in the entrance exam JEE. Applicants are advised to confirm what category are they applying while checking for cut offs.

 

Q:   What is NIT Surathkal MCA cutoff?

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NIT Surathkal MCA cutoff 2023 for NIMCET 2023 has been released up to Round 3. Candidates seeking admission to MCA can check the latest round-wise NIT Surathkal cutoff 2023 in the table below:

CourseR1 (Closing Rank)Last Round (Closing Rank
Master of Computer Applications (MCA)105105

 

 

Q:   What is the cutoff for BTech in Mining Engineering at NIT Surathkal for other than general categories?

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The last year 2022 cutoff ranks for BTech in Mining Engineering at NIT Surathkal - National Institute of Technology other than General category are - 40749 for OBC, 96683 for SC, 139597 for ST, 45940 for EWS. While the admissions are based on the scores/rank obtained in JEE exam, the last cut offs also change a lot depending on All India quota or Home State. It also varies if the applicant is a female.

 
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NIT Surathkal Placements 2024

CourseMedian Salary
B.E. / B.Tech
15 LPA
M.E./M.Tech
11 LPA
MCA
13.59 LPA
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Top Recruiters

Microsoft
Oracle
UBER
Goldman Sachs
Morgan Stanley
Amazon
Samsung
Texas Instrument
tesco
Mercedes Benz
Ford Motors
Flipkart
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Insights on Placements

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Internships and industry projects

Students can work with faculty on research projects

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Internships and industry projects

Offered every semester

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Employment opportunities

Many students started their own start-ups

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Employment opportunities

Higher in core jobs

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Higher studies preferences

Both inside India & outside India

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Placement support

Organized & proactive placement process

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Alumni network

Strong alumni network that help with placement opportunities

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Entrepreneurship cell

Very Active and resourceful, college is also involved

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Love being in college

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Q:   How are the placements of B.Tech in Information Technology from NIT, Surathkal?

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During National Institute of Technology Surathkal placements 2022, the highest package offered to BTech (Information Technology) students was INR 45.03 LPA. The average package offered during NIT Surathkal placements 2022 for BTech (IT) students was INR 23.03 LPA. Moreover, out of 1,626 eligible students, 1,350 students were placed successfully during National Institute of Technology Surathkal placements 2022.

 

Q:   How are M.Tech placements at NITK?

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The placement rate for M.Tech courses has increased year-on-year from 2021 to 2023. The salary data is available for the past two years. From 2022 to 2023, the highest package has dropped, however, the average and median packages have increased. The important details related to NIT Surathkal M.Tech placements are mentioned below:

ParticularsMTech Placement Statistics (2021)MTech Placement Statistics (2022)MTech Placement Statistics (2023)
Eligible students570724726
Students placed293546603
Placement rate51.40%75%83.05%
the highest packageN/AINR 45.03 LPAINR 38.14 LPA
Average packageN/AINR 10.45 LPAINR 12.64 LPA
Median packageN/AINR 9 LPAINR 11 LPA
 

Q:   What is the average package for ECE in NIT Surathkal?

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The branch-wise salary details are available for the 2023 drive. As per the latest report, the average package for BTech ECE stood at INR 20.62 LPA. Further, the highest package and median package offered to BTech ECE students were INR 54.75 LPA and INR 16 LPA, respectively. The following table depicts the NIT Surathkal average package and other salary data for BTech ECE placements 2023:

ParticularsBTech ECE Placement Statistics (2023)
the highest packageINR 54.75 LPA
Average packageINR 20.62 LPA
Median packageINR 16 LPA

Along with the above information, the number of eligible students and the number of students placed over the past three years of BTech ECE placements are showcased below:

ParticularsBTech ECE Placement Statistics (2021)BTech ECE Placement Statistics (2022)BTech ECE Placement Statistics (2023)
Eligible students84102112
Students placed77100108
Placement rate92%98%96.42%

The infographic below showcases the overall BTech salary trends for the past two years:

NIT Surathkal average package

 

 

Q:   Does NIT Surathkal college offer good placements for B.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering?

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{Source: B.Tech students & alumni}

Based on the information provided in the five reviews, here is a list summarizing the placements of NIT Surathkal's Metallurgical and Materials Engineering department:

1. the highest percentage of placement: Roushan states that around 85% of students get placed, while Dhanush mentions that around 94% of students got placed.
2. the highest salary package: Roushan mentions a the highest salary package of 28 LPA, while Vibhu states that the highest salary package offered is 24 LPA.
3. Average salary package: Roushan, Dhanush both mention an average salary package of around 12 LPA.
4. the lowest salary package: Pankaj states that the lowest salary package offered was 4.2 LPA.
5. Internship opportunities: Anonymous mentions that only 60% of students got internships, while Pankaj states that 40% of students got internships.
6. Recruiting companies: Roushan, Dhanush mention top recruiting companies such as Well Fargo, HDFC, GAIL, ORACLE, IDBI, Reliance Steels, Future Sight and Accenture.
7. Roles offered: Roushan, Pankaj mention roles such as software development, analytics and metallurgical engineering manager. Vibhu states that many software-related roles are offered to students.

Overall, it seems that the placements for Metallurgical and Materials Engineering at NIT Surathkal are good, with high percentage of placements, competitive salary packages and various recruiting companies offering jobs in different fields. However, it's important to note that the placement experiences may vary depending on the specific batch and course.
 

Q:   How many students were placed during NIT Surathkal M.Tech placements?

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During NIT Surathkal M.Tech placements 2023, IT and Process Metallurgy branches successfully achieved a 100% placement rate. The following table depicts the number of eligible students, the number of students placed and the placement rate for top M.Tech branches:

MTech BranchEligible Students (2023)Students Placed (2023)Placement Rate (2023)
Structural Engineering393076.92%
Communication Engineering332884.84%
CSE373594.59%
IT3535100%
Information Security393897.43%
Manufacturing Engineering262388.46%
Process Metallurgy33100%
Computational Data Science363186.11%
 

NIT Surathkal Rankings 2024

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Q:   Can I get admission at NIT Surathkal in BTech CSE if my rank is between 23000 and 24000?

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NIT Surathkal JEE Main Round 6 cutoff for Civil Engineering is 23632 which is very close to this range. This was for general category under All India quota. Unless the candidate belongs to some other category or domicile, one can not afford to score less than this. With this rank, there is a probability of getting admission however since, the cut offs keep changing from round to round, better ranks definitely increases your chances of getting admission in NIT Surathkal.

 

Q:   Can I get admission to NIT Surathkal for BTech in Civil Engineering if my rank is between 25000 and 30000?

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For last year, the closing rank for BTech in Civil Engineering was 25078 which is very close to this range. This was for the General category under the All India quota. Unless the candidate belongs to some other category or domicile, one cannot afford to score less than this. With this rank, there is a probability of getting admission however since, the cut-offs keep changing year on year, it is advisable to try to score better ranks to increase your chances of getting admission to NIT Surathkal - National Institute of Technology.

 

Q:   What is the JEE Main Round 6 opening and closing rank for Civil Engineering at NIT Surathkal?

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Opening and Closing rank depends on the category and quota of candidates. For JEE Main Round 6 cutoff 2023, the opening rank was 20639 and closing rank was 23632 for the general category candidates under All India quota. Cut off are different when it comes to other categories or female candidates and even domicile of home state. In All India, opening and closing rank for female candidates was 29862 and 33071. Admission to Civil Engineering in NIT Surathkal is based on the scores obtained in the JEE Main entrance exam. Applicants are advised to confirm what category are they applying while checking for cut offs.

 

Q:   What is the ranking of NIT Surathkal?

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National Institute of Technology Surathal (NIT Surathkal) has been ranked by NIRF 2023 under various categories such as Engineering, Overall, Research, etc. Candidates can go through the below table for details regarding NIT Surathkal ranking 2023:

Ranking BodyRanks
NIRF 2023 under the Engineering category12
NIRF 2023 under the Overall category38
NIRF 2023 under the Research category41
 
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4.4/5
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Crowd Review IconCampus Life4.6
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Some of the top recruiting companies are Oracle, Goggle, Amazon, Microsoft, Adobe, Citi India, Cisco, Well Fargo, Wall Arts, Qualcomm, and Jio.
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A tremendous college in India.
Placements: The placements in the technology department are very good at NITK. Last year, the highest and average packages were 54 LPA and 28 LPA, respectively. The top recruiters are Intuit, Adobe, Uber, Wells Fargo, etc. Around 60% of the students got internship last year in various prestigious companies.
Infrastructure: The course is very well structured and it is updated from time to time by the faculty members as and when it is needed. All the departments and the hostels are well provided with Wi-Fi and high-speed internet. The mess food is average. Along with around 9 messes, there are night canteens and one food court.
Faculty: Faculty members of NITK are tremendous. They are all well trained and experienced. The course is designed in such a manner that when students appear for any interview with a company, they can get qualified easily. The semester exams are not that difficult if someone starts studying on the first day of the semester.
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NITK Surathkal: Premier Indian Teaching Institute known for strong academics, research, and graduate
Placements: Approximately 90 percent of the students got placed, with an average salary of 12 LPA. The highest package was 24 LPA and the lowest salary was 6 LPA. Top recruiting companies include Vedanta, IOCL, Genpact, etc. Top roles offered are Geologist, Metallurgist, Geothermal Engineering, etc.
Infrastructure: NITK boasts a sprawling 295.35-acre campus that provides a comprehensive range of facilities and infrastructure to cater to the needs of the students, faculty, and staff. We have well-equipped classrooms that provide a conducive learning environment. The Institute has state-of-the-art laboratories for various engineering disciplines, equipped with the latest machinery and equipment.
Faculty: NITK has a well-established faculty with a significant number of Professors and Associate Professors. Their experience and expertise contribute significantly to research and teaching. Faculty members cover a broad spectrum of engineering and science disciplines.
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Do you think your JEE Preparations are worth National Institute of Technology, Suratkal (Karnataka)?
Placements: Around 70% of the students get placed in NitK from Mechanical Engineering. The highest package is 10LPA without the Minor. On taking minor courses the average package will increase. The average package is around 7LPA and the lowest is 5LPA. One of the top recruiting company is Tata Mahindra. Many students get internship opportunities and avail Pre Placement Offers before reaching the final year. The minimum requirement for sitting in campus placement interviews is 7 CGPA.
Infrastructure: Before answering this question, let me tell you that I have visited NIT Calicut and my answers will be based on their comparison. The infrastructure and buildings like CIDS and CRF are top modern buildings in NitK. We have a Central Library and a Digital Library. The construction for a new Library is going on and we can soon expect them. The hostels are average. The mess food is okayish. Every hostel has appointed GMC and MC for representing the hostelite and their mess food. So, make sure you voted for them wisely. We have 3-4 Gyms with the latest equipments. Many Sports tournaments are conducted through out the year, both inside and outside the campus. We have a Health Care Centre opposite the main ground. We get prescriptions from there and we also have a pharmacy inside the Health Care Centre.
Faculty: Even though the Teachers are highly qualified, we have to rely mainly on self study. The course curriculum is advanced and makes the students knowledgeable. There are many Clubs which will help you gain world life experiences. There are clubs for everyone taste and passion.
Other: There are many club activities where you can come out of your comfort zones and try something new. There are mainly two massive events which happen all year round. A technical fest which is called Engineer and a Cultural fest called Incident. Every year, for many club activities, the alumni visit the college. You get to connect with people from a wide variety of cultures, backgrounds and mindset.
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A student life at NITK, Surathkal.
Placements: There are a lot of opportunities during campus placement at NITK, Surathkal. Top recruiting companies like Google, Microsoft, Amazon, DE Shaw, and Goldman Sachs often visit here. They hire for both software development as well as analyst and consultant roles. Top core companies also visit here. More than 90% of students got placement in my course. The lowest package was 8 LPA, and the highest package was 24 LPA by Wells Fargo. There are very less opportunities during internship season for mining students. The top role offered is analyst and consultant.
Infrastructure: The college has a decent infrastructure. The old buildings are good but the new buildings are awesome. My department buildings are too old, so it is of decent level. Wi-Fi and other facilities are good. The hostel rooms are good. But the mess food is not so good. There are various sports and medical facilities.
Faculty: Most of the professors have Ph.D. from top IITs and foreign universities. However, their teaching methodologies are not so good. They are too much boring. Yes, it is relevant up to a level. Semester exams are not so difficult. You can easily get good grades even if you start reading one day before the exam. It is relatively grading so passing marks depend upon the subject.
Other: The college has a good NIRF ranking and average placement which is the main reason behind selecting this college.
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B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering - Batch of 2026
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Overall, our college provides a conducive environment for professional development.
Placements: About 98 percent of the students got placed from our course, with average salaries ranging from 8 LPA to 34 LPA. Big companies like Texas Instruments, Nvidia, Qualcolmm, ARM, and Samsung Semiconductor India to name a few are the top recruiting companies for our course. About 30 percent including M. Teach studnets secured internship in these companies. Most of them were hire as Hardware or Digital Design Engineers.
Infrastructure: Our department benefits from robust LAN supplies and excellent labs. Although the classrooms are obsolete, they are sufficient to accommodate a batch. There are two libraries on the campus. The hostels are somewhat old in structure, and all the hostels have their own night canteens. There is a Central Health Care Centre on the campus for anytime emergencies, equipped with an ambulance. We have a large playground on our campus and inter NIT championship are held each year.
Faculty: Some teachers are well-qualified and knowledgeable. Talking of myself, I personally faced a lot of difficulties because the teaching pedagogy is not good here. The course curriculum was indeed relevant for the hiring companies. The focus area in the college is more on theory for some faculty members, but some emphasis the implementation of the theory.
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NIT Surathkal Courses and Fees 2024

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CoursesTuition FeesEligibility
B.E. / B.Tech(11 courses)
5 L
10+2 : 75 %
M.E./M.Tech(58 courses)
1.4 L - 3.2 L
Graduation : 60 %
Exams : GATECCMT
MCA(1 course)
2.1 L
Graduation : 60 %
Exams : NIMCET
MBA/PGDM(1 course)
4 L
Graduation : 50 %
Exams : MATCAT+1 More
M.Sc.(2 courses)
30 K
Graduation : 60 %
Exams : IIT JAMCCMN
Ph.D.(12 courses)
1 L
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Q:   How many seat seats are available for BTech at NIT Surathkal?

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The BTech specialisations along with the seat intake offered are tabulated below:

BTech SpecialisationSeat Intake (State)Seat Intake (All India Seats)
Chemical Engineering2929
Civil Engineering5758
Computational and Data Science1515
Computer Science Engineering5857
Electronics and Communication Engineering5858
Mechanical Engineering8787
Metallurgical and Materials Engineering2929
Mining Engineering2929
 

Q:   How many marks are required to get NIT Surathkal in JEE main?

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NIT Surathkal offers admission to BTech courses through JEE Main followed by JoSAA and CSAB Counselling. Candidates who qualify JEE Main 2024 are called for the JoSAA Counselling 2024. JoSAA Counselling was held for up to six rounds followed by CSAB for two special rounds for NITs. NIT Surathkal JEE Main cutoff 2024 has been released for Round 1 among various specialisations wherein, CSE turned out as the most competitive BTech course with a closing rank of 1423 for the General AI category students. 

 Candidates can refer to the table given below to check out Round 1 NIT Surathkal cutoff 2024 for General category students to get an idea of the marks required to get into NIT Surathkal for different BTech courses. 

Course2024
B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering10488
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering20360
B.Tech. in Mining Engineering26603
B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering14669
B.Tech. in Electronics and Communication Engineering3871
B.Tech. in Electrical and Electronics Engineering6303
B.Tech. in Computer Science and Engineering1423
B.Tech. in Information Technology2760
B.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering21728
B.Tech. in Artificial Intelligence2216
B.Tech. in Computational and Data Science2948
 

Q:   Can I join NIT Surathakal through KCET?

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No, admissions at NIT Surathkal are only through national-level entrance exams, such as JEE Mains, GATE, CAT etc. Apart from this, students need to meet the last educational qualification s per course requirement. Studnets can check the list of course eligibility and selection for few of top courses offered at NIT Surathakal admissions 2024 from the table presneted below:

Courses

Eligibility

Selection Criteria
MCAGraduate with 60% aggregateNIMCET + Counselling
BTechClass 12 with 75% aggregateJEE Main, DASA UG, CSAB + JoSAA counselling
MBAGraduation with 50% aggregateMAT, CAT, GATE + GD & PI
MScGraduation with 60% aggregateIIT JAM, +CCMN counselling
MTechGraduation with 60% aggregateGATE +  CCMT counselling

Other than the entrance exam scores there is no other means to get into NIT Surathakal

 

Q:   Is it expensive to study MSc at NIT Surathkal?

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 The total tuition fee for a two-year MSc course is INR 30,000. In addition, the hostel charges cost up to INR 27,800 and a one-time fee of INR 9,270 has to be paid by the candidates. Further, the mentioned fee is as per unofficial sources and as per the last year’s data. Hence, is subject to changes. Aspirants an further reach out to the NITK admission office directly as well for more details.

 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for NIT Surathkal MCA course?

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The aspirants with a BCA/BSc Hons/BSc with Mathematics and Statistics subjects with 60% aggregate (55% aggregate for reserved category) can take admission to the MCA course in NITK. Moreover, the candidates must also hold the relevant documents at the time of form filling and admission as proof of eligibility.

 

NIT Surathkal Scholarships 2024

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Q:   Does NIT Surathkal offer scholarships?

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NITK Surathkal offers various scholarships under different schemes to the students of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programmes. Some of the scholarships offered by NIT Surathkal, include the following:

  • TCS Research Scholar programme
  • OBC Scholarship for Karnataka State students
  • Engineers India Limited Scholarship for SC/ST UG students
  • Foundation for Excellence India Trust Scholarship
  • Institute Merit and Merit-cum Means Scholarships
 

Q:   Does NIT Surathkal offer scholarships?

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NITK Surathkal offers various scholarships under different schemes to the students of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programmes. Some of the scholarships offered by NIT Surathkal, include the following:

  • TCS Research Scholar programme
  • OBC Scholarship for Karnataka State students
  • Engineers India Limited Scholarship for SC/ST UG students
  • Foundation for Excellence India Trust Scholarship
  • Institute Merit and Merit-cum Means Scholarships
 
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Multiple sports grounds & coaching present

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Moderately busy calendar with 1-3 monthly events

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Mess and Cooking arrangements are Hygienic

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Quality and taste of food is acceptable

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Incomplete attendance invites penalty

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Students can wear whatever they want

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Requirement to eat out despite mess fees

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Rule breakers are let off with a warning

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Allowed within restricted timings

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Q:   Does NIT Surathkal provide hostel facilities to students?

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NIT Surathkal provides hostel facilities for boys and girls. There are a total of 12 hostel blocks for boys, and 5 hostel blocks (approximate number) for girls with WiFi and power backup facilities. The institute also has an International hostel. Additionally, the hostel also has multiple dining halls that offer a variety of cuisine for students.

 

Q:   How is the food in the hostel mess of NIT Surathkal?

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{Source: B.Tech students & alumni}

Based on the reviews provided, here is the answer to the question  in a list:

1. According to Anonymous, the mess food is not so great and there may be issues with the availability of vegetarian options.
2. Roushan states that the mess food is hygienic and acceptable, with a variety of food items available.
3. Dhanush mentions that the mess provides good food.
4. Pankaj notes that the food is good.
5. According to Harsha, the mess food is just okayish.

Overall, it seems that the quality of food in the hostel mess varies depending on the reviewer's experience, with some finding it to be hygienic and acceptable, while others may have had mixed experiences.
 

Q:   What are the facilities offered by NIT Surathkal?

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NIT Surathkal provides modern amenities with state-of-the-art infrastructure to its students. The institute offers various academic and non-academic facilities to students. The institute provides sports, healthcare, and recreational facilities to students. Other facilities include a fully Wi-Fi campus, Auditorium, Well equipped Conference hall, and Seminar hall, Libraries with a collection of 1,30,006 volumes, Hostels facility for boys and girls, Gym and Medical facilities, etc.

 
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Q:   How many departments does NIT Surathkal have?

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NIT Surathkal has a total of 15 departments. These departments include Water Resources & Ocean Engg, Chemical Engineering, Chemistry, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Mathematical and Computational Sciences, Mechanical Engineering, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, Mining Engineering, Physics, School of Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management, and Career Development Centre (Formerly Placement & Training).

 

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Q:   Can I get NIT Surathkal with 95 percentile for BTech?

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With 95 percentile in JEE Main, the chances of getting admission in NIT Karnataka are fairly high for BTech. However, whether it is enough or not can be determined after the cutoff announcement. The cutoff varies every admission year as it depends upon various factors such as the number of applicants, exam score of the applicants, cutoff, etc. Students can check BTech Civil Engineering trend from below:

The cutoff trend for BTech at NIT Surathkal has been decreasing in the recent years. In 2022, the closing rank for B.Tech. under general category for all India quota was 25078. In 2023, it decreased to 23632. Likewise, the cut off ranks have changed from 34699 to 8409 for OBC, 76541 to 4193 for SC, 789 to 1001 for ST, 32563 to 3735 for EWS, and 460 to 634 for PWD.

This trend is likely to continue in the coming years, as the demand for engineering education in India continues to grow. Similar cut off trend can be seen for female candidates under all categories however the ranks are slightly different.

 

Q:   How are MBA placements at NIT Surathkal?

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Out of 43 eligible MBA students, 31 were placed in leading companies. The overall MBA placement rate stood at 72.09%. Further, the highest package offered to the MBA batch 2021-23 was INR 9.83 LPA. Tabulated below are the important details related to NIT Surathkal MBA placements 2023:

ParticularsMBA Placement Statistics (2023)
the highest packageINR 9.83 LPA
Average packageINR 7.93 LPA
Median packageINR 8.10 LPA
No. of eligible students43
No. of students placed31
Placement rate72.09%
 

Q:   Is NIT Surathkal still worth it in 2024, considering the increasing intake?

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NIT Surathkal is one of the best engineering institutes in the country. In 2023, NIRF has ranked it 12 under the 'Engineering' category. NIT Surathkal has increased its intake capacity due to various factors, but it has not impacted the quality of education and the placement opportunities offered at the institute. During the 2023 placements, NIT Surathkal witnessed a 93% placement rate for its BTech students. Further, the highest and average package offered to the BTech students stood at INR 54.75 LPA and INR 18.26 LPA, respectively.

 

Q:   Does NIT Surathkal have MBA?

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 NIT Karnataka offers a two-year MBA course. The mode of education is full-time. Admission to the PG Management course is entrance-based. The total seat intake for the course is 64. Before filling out the admission form, candidates must ensure that they fulfil the eligibility criteria which is Graduation with 50% aggregate.

 

Q:   Is NIT Surathkal good for placement?

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The institute has maintained a good placement record. Looking at the overall placement rate from 2021 to 2023 drives, a year-on-year growth was recorded. From 2021 to 2022, the placement rate improved by 12% and then further rose by 4% from 2022 to 2023. The table below represents the NITK placement rate trends for better understanding:

ParticularsPlacement Statistics (2021)Placement Statistics (2022)

Placement Statistics (2023)

Overall placement rate72.61%83%

87.22%

 

Q:   How much marks are enough in JEE for BTech course admissions?

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NIT Surathkal cutoff 2023 has been concluded for all the courses for 2023-24. The institute accepts the JEE Main score for NIT Surathkal BTech admission 2024, followed by the JoSAA Counselling process.

JoSAA conducts counselling for BTech admissions to NITs up to Round 8 followed by CSAB with two special rounds. The table below shows a comparative analysis of JEE Main closing ranks for three consecutive years for top NITs, including the National Institute of Technology Surathkal for General All India category students:

BTech CSE Top NITs Comparison – JEE Main Closing Ranks

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2022

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Q:   Which branch is good in NIT Surathkal?

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During BTech placements 2023, the highest placement rate of 99.11% was recorded in the IT branch. Further, the highest package was offered to CSE, ECE, and IT students. Take a look at the below table presenting the NIT Surathkal placements 2023 for various BTech branches:

Branchthe highest Package (2023)Average Package (2023)Placement Rate (2023)
Civil EngineeringINR 33.31 LPAINR 11.93 LPA74.44%
Chemical EngineeringINR 32 LPAINR 13.24 LPA92.59%
Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)INR 54.75 LPAINR 27.68 LPA98.26%
Electronics and Communication Engineering (E&C)INR 54.75 LPAINR 20.62 LPA96.42%
Electrical and Electronics Engineering (E&E)INR 51.04 LPAINR 18.62 LPA93.75%
ITINR 54.75 LPAINR 24.97 LPA99.11%
Mechanical EngineeringINR 38.14 LPAINR 13 LPA92.69%
Metallurgical and Materials EngineeringINR 20 LPAINR 10.76 LPA94.73%
Mining EngineeringINR 20 LPAINR 11.62 LPA90.90%
 

Q:   What is the average package of CSE at NIT Surathkal?

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The NIT Surathkal CSE average package for the 2023 BTech placements stood at INR 27.68 LPA. In addition, the highest package and median package offered to BTech CSE students were INR 54.75 LPA and INR 28.19 LPA, respectively. Check the below table for BTech CSE salary details for 2022-23 academic year:

ParticularsBTech CSE Placement Statistics (2023)
Average packageINR 27.68 LPA
Median packageINR 28.19 LPA
the highest packageINR 54.75 LPA
 

Q:   What is the fee for MCA at NIT Surathkal?

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Total course fee includes multiple components such as the tuition fee, hostel fee, caution deposit, admission fee, etc. The total tuition fee for MCA course is INR 2.1 lakh. This tuition fee is mentioned as per past years’ fee structure and hence may vary. Candidates can further visit NIT official website (nitk.ac.in) for more details on the fee structure.

 

Q:   How to apply for MSc in NIT Surathkal?

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The candidates taking admission to MSc courses need to complete the application process of IIT-JAM by visiting its official website (jam.iitr.ac.in). Candidates selected further need to register for CCMN counselling as well through its website (ccmn.admissions.nic.in). The aspirants must check the eligibility requirements before taking the exam.

 

Q:   What are the accepted entrance exams for MBA admissions at NIT Surathkal?

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The institute grants admissions based on CAT scores as per the NITK official website (nitk.ac.in). Only the students with valid scores in these tests are eligible for admission. Further, the seat allotment is carried out based on performance in the entrance test, group discussion, and the personal interview round.

 

Q:   What has been the trend for cut-off in BTech in Mechanical Engineering at NIT Surathkal in the last few years?

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The cutoff trend for BTech at NIT Surathkal - National Institute of Technology has been increasing in the recent years. In 2021, the closing rank for BTech under the General category for all India quota was 13365. In 2022, it increased to 13567. Likewise, the cut off ranks have changed from 21629 to 25794 for OBC, 2472 to 65567 for SC, 79634 to 62185 for ST, 17978 to 18151 for EWS and 586 to 353872 for PWD. This trend is likely to continue in the coming years, as the demand for engineering education in India continues to grow. Similar cut off trend can be seen for female candidates under all categories however the ranks are slightly different.

 

Q:   What is the eligibility criteria for NITK MBA admission?

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Applicants with Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognised university with 50% aggregate (45% for SC/ST) are eligible to take admission. Admission is based on the valid Rank/Scores obtained in the CAT exam along with other criteria. As proof of eligibility, aspirants must hold the relevant documents as well.

 

Q:   How can I apply for NIT Surathkal?

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Candidates must first check the minimum eligibility and selection criteria for the course they want to pursue. If a student meets the minimum eligibility for NIT Surathkal admissions, then aspirants can go ahead by completing the application process. For admission to popular courses such as BTech, MTech, and MSc, candidates may have to apply on the official website of the accepting exams, such as JEE Main,  GATE, and IIT JAM, respectively. Further, for admission to MBA course, are done through CAT/MAT/GATE score, where the shortlisted candidates have to appear for the PI round.

 

Q:   Which companies visit NIT Surathkal college for B.Tech. in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering placements?

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{Source: B.Tech students & alumni}

Based on the provided reviews, the following companies visit NIT Surathkal for placements in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering:

1. Well Fargo
2. HDFC
3. GAIL
4. ORACLE
5. IDBI
6. Reliance Steel
7. Future Sight
8. Accenture
9. 09 Solutions

Note: These companies may not visit every year and the list of visiting companies may vary based on various factors such as market conditions, industry trends and campus placement schedules. It's always recommended to check the official website of NIT Surathkal or contact the college placement cell for the most up-to-date information on placements.

Above answer is based on reviews, some of them are mentioned below
The percentage of students who . by Anonymous
Mostly 85 percent of students . by Roushan
Around 94% of students got pla . by Dhanush
About 70 % got placed from my . by Pankaj
Around 28 students out of 54 g . by Vibhu
 

Q:   Is NIT Surathkal good for MBA?

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It is one of the renowned institutes in India. The institute imparts quality education with its highly qualified faculty and excellent course curriculums. The 2021-22 MBA placement drive was concluded with 76% of students getting placed. With the placements support by the institute, candidates can grab great career opportunities.

 

Q:   What is the selection procedure for the MBA programme at NIT Surathkal?

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For NIT Surathkal admissions candidates need to fulfil the eligibility criteria. The eligible candidates can apply online. Further, the eligibility criteria for admissions is that candidate should have passed graduation with a minimum of 50% aggregate. Admission to the MBA programme at NIT Surathkal is based on CAT/MAT score followed by group discussion and personal interview. Additionally, the NIT Surathkal MBA fee is INR 3 lakh. The duration of the course is for two years.

 

Q:   What to do after JEE Main 2024 session 1 result?

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Candidates preparing for IITs are only required to appear for the JEE Advanced entrance exam after qualifying JEE Main. Students who who secure above the 98th percentile in JEE Main 2024 Session 1 should start preparing for JEE Advanced 2024 immediately. Those who score between 95th and 98th percentile should focus on improving their JEE Main Session 1 score by taking multiple mock tests and practicing previous year's question papers. By analyzing their strengths and weaknesses, candidates can identify their areas of proficiency and topics where they need improvement. If they can achieve full marks in their practice sessions, they can start preparing for JEE Advanced. However, if they cannot score full marks, it is recommended that they appear for JEE Main 2024 Session 2 examination. 

 

Q:   What is the minimum eligibility criteria for MCA admission in NIT Surathkal?

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Candidates with a BCA/BSc Hons/BSc with Mathematics and Statistics subjects with 60% aggregate (55% aggregate for reserved category) are eligible to pursue this course. Candidates also have to submit the necessary documents to prove their eligibility at the time of admission and the application form filling.

 

Q:   Is NIT Surathkal good for MCA?

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 It is a good institute to pursue an MCA course. The institute offers great placement opportunities to students. As per the media reports, the institute has concluded 2022 placements with 88% of MCA candidates getting placed.

 
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The highest package offered during NITK Surathkal placements varies by course. Here is the course-wise the highest package offered in table format:

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54.75 LPA

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38.14 LPA

M.Tech

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M.Sc

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MBA

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NIT Surathkal is aPrivate college. It is established in 1960. It is ranked 12 according to NIRF in engineering and it is ranked 20 overall by NIRF ranking 2023. It offers 40+ colleges which are PHD Courses,  Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Certificate programmes in various courses such as BE,  BTEC

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For OBC category, the closing rank for NIT Surathkal cutoff 2023 for Round 1 Seat Allotment is 158. During the NIT Surathkal OBC 2023 cutoff, the Last Round closing rank for B.Tech in CSE was 4070 for the AI category students. For the Home State Quota, B.Tech in CSE cutoff closed at 12354. Consideri

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