Department of Computer Science and Engineering

The Department of Computer Science & Engineering was established in the year 1984. Since  its inception, the department of Computer Science & Engineering holds a position of pride in NITK. It has consistently fulfilled its role of producing Computer Engineers ready to satisfy the needs of the IT world. The department has always attracted the best of engineering aspirants from all over the country. It has a well qualified and experienced faculty team. The Department offers B.Tech., M.Tech., M.Tech.(By Research) and Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering discipline. The department has adequate facilities to support these teaching activities. As computers become obsolete fast, it is necessary to continuously upgrade the facilities. Students of the department have sufficient high end computing facilities. The Department is actively involved in various Research activities. The facilities are adequate to cater the needs of Research activities. The department has signed MoU with IBM, Intel, Leeds Metropolitan University and others, for academic collaborative projects.


To facilitate transformation of students into good human beings, responsible citizens and competent professionals, focusing on assimilation, generation and dissemination of knowledge in the area of Computer Science & Engineering.  


  • Impart quality education to meet the needs of profession and society, and achieve excellence in teaching-learning and research in the area of Computer Science & Engineering.  
  • Attract and develop talented and committed human resource, and provide an environment conducive to innovation, creativity, team-spirit and entrepreneurial leadership in Computer Science & Engineering field.  
  • Facilitate effective interactions among faculty and students of the CSE Department, and foster networking with alumni, industries, institutions and other stake-holders.
  • Practice and promote high standards of professional ethics, transparency and accountability.

About the Department


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P Santhi Thilagam
Associate Professor and Head of the Department
Department of CSE, NITK, Surathkal
P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2474060

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