Office of Institutional Relations

National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal

Message from The Dean (Institutional Relations)

The confidence in managing new knowledge society requires continuous learning through novel approaches supported with research and development works in the areas of Science, Engineering and Humanities. Thus the Institute vision and mission reflects this and Office of the Dean (Institutional Relations) strives to meet this mission by building relationship with knowledgeable and committed Technologists / Companies / Universities to serve our country and humanity as a whole. The hard work and sincerity are strong pillars of success. Through our practices we strive to impress our students to inculcate these values and support the mission of NITK. Our doors are always open to Universities, research organizations, industries and utility companies to collaborate with us in building valuable knowledge society foreseeing bright future.

Prof. Shrikantha S. Rao

Dean Alumni Affairs and Institutional Relations (AA&IR)


Phone: 0824-2473911

Institutional Relations Vision and Mission


NITK - Surathkal formerly known as KREC - Surathkal has carved its niche in the Technical Education since several decades. It is well known globally and wish to remain as most sought after institute by the technologically leading industries, multi-national companies and Universities all over the world. NITK - Surathkal aims to continuously build its brand image by promoting its competent students and faculty to engage in out reach activities globally in various domains of their interest and expertise, through collaborations with Popular Industries and Universities.


1. Projection of NITK - Surathkal 's strength and competencies through out going students, well performing Alumni and renowned faculty.
2. Strive to build strong relationship with leading Industries and Universities all over the world.
3. Keen to contribute significantly in the areas of Technology, Science and Humanities by undertaking collaborative activities with popular Industries and Academia.

Out Reach Activities:

Boundary of out reach

  • National
  • International
  • Multi national
  • Documentation for establishment of Relationship

  • Agreement
  • Memorandum of Association (MOA)
  • Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)