Formerly known as Calicut Regional Engineering, the College was started in
September 1961. It is the ninth of its kind and the first one to be established
during the Third Five Year Plan period. The college is a joint and co-operative
enterprise of the Government of India and the Government of Kerala and is
visualised as a national institution imparting quality technical education and
fostering national integration. It is administered by a society registered
under Societies Registration Act XXI of 1860. Under the constitution of the
Society, the college is governed by a Board of Governors which consists of the
representatives of the Govt. of India, Govt. of Kerala, UGC, AICTE, University
of Calicut, Faculty of IIT/IISc and Industrialists/Technologists in the region.
The Chairman of the Board is the Minister of Education, Government of Kerala
and the Secretary is the Principal. The college is affiliated to the University
The college imparts under-graduate technical education of four years duration
leading to B.Tech degree and post-graduate education of one and half years
duration leading to M.Tech degree, both in semester pattern. In addition a
three year (6 semester) Master of Computer Applications (MCA) programme is also
offered. The college is a recognized QIP Centre for post-graduate programmes
and is an approved research centre of the University of Calicut. The college
offers Ph.D programmes in all the departments. The college is situated 22km
east of Calicut city on a 120 hectre area.
Computer science engineering
Electrical and Electronics engineering
Electronics and Communication
Production Engineering and Management
Besides Undergraduate programs the institute also offers M.Tech. in Civil,
Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics engineering and Masters of Computer
The college is situated 22km east of Calicut city on a 120 hectre area.
Institute boasts of a well equipped library with approximately 1lakh books and
bound periodicals. It also regularly subscribes 160 indian and foreign journals
besides 1877 online journals. Nalanda, the Digital Library initiated in
1999 at NIT is one of the largest digital libraries in the country. NALANDA
serves members of the campus in meeting their academic & research needs by
providing timely & up-to-date information with value added services in all
the areas of Science/Engineering/Technology. Apart from the Digital Library
Reading Room, members can access the NALANDA from the entire campus.
The Centre for Biomechanics, conceived as a Centre of Excellence, was
inaugurated on September 10, 1998. This is a unique Centre where R & D work
of an interdisciplinary nature is carried out, with Adjunct Faculty from other
institutions (Medical College, Calicut and Indian Institute of Technology,
Other centers of excellence are NITC IBM ACE centre and Sophisticated
Manoj Agrawal, is the Vice President, Services Induslogic. He is also
one of the co-founders of the company
Tarun Amla, is the Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Isola
Global, Isola Group leads the market in the design and production of innovative
base materials used as the foundation for printed circuit boards.
National Institute of Technology Calicut,
NIT Campus P.O., Calicut - 673 601.
Ph.No. 0495 2286101, Fax No. 0495 2287250