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 6500 Mechanical Engineering graduates to serve the Nation. Over these glorious years of its journey, it has carved a niche for itself in the key areas of teaching, research, consultancy, administration and community services. The Department of Mechanical Engineering gives priority to update the Mechanical Engineering education, primarily driven by the dynamics of technological advances and sustainable development and the curriculum is revised on a continuous basis with active involvement of industry, alumni, research organizations and other stakeholders. The department offers B.Tech, M.Tech and Ph.D. programmes and  caters to more than 715 B.Tech. students, 150 M.Tech. students and 100 Ph.D. Scholars.




To create globally competent mechanical engineers capable of working in an interdisciplinary environment, contributing to society through innovation, entrepreneurship and leadership.



  • Produce Mechanical Engineers with a strong theoretical and practical knowledge to contribute to society with high moral and ethical values
  • Nurture students with a global outlook for a sustainable future and sound health.
  • Enable to be productive members of interdisciplinary teams, capable of adapting to changing environments of engineering, technology and society.
  • Inculcate critical and deep-thinking abilities among students and develop entrepreneurial skills, innovative ideas and leadership qualities.
  • Create facilities for continued education, training, research and consultancy

Contact us

Dr. Ravikiran Kadoli, Professor and Head
Department of Mechanical Engineering, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473049

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