National Institute of Technology Calicut
National Institute of Technology Calicut was established in the year of 1961 as Calicut Regional Engineering College. In the year of 2002 it has been recognized as the deemed university. The campus is approved by the AICTE. It is an Institute of National Importance and also one of the few institutions hosting the supercomputer of its own. It is a federally funded technical university.
The campus is situated in the 300 acres of land at 22 km northwest of district Konzikode which was formerly known as the Calicut. The campus is located in Chathamangalam on Konzikode – Mukkam Road in Semi-urban area of the state. The Building is located in the landscape at the foothills of Western Ghat.
National Institute of Technology Calicut campus comprises in the guest house, health centre, separated hostels for boys (12 hostels) and girls (4 hostels), physical education complex, language laboratory, day care centre, transportations, gymnasium, swimming pool, open air theatre, auditorium, sports and cricket ground (Ranji Trophy has been played), central computer lab, central library and technology business incubator.
The National Institute of Technology Calicut runs various UG, PG and research programmes in the field of engineering, architecture, computer applications and management. The campus conducts 9 B.Tech and 23 M.Tech degree programmes in the field of engineering and technology. The major disciplines of engineering are as the following:
- Chemical Engineering
- Civil Engineering
- Computer Science & Engineering
- Electrical & Electronics Engineering
- Electronics & Communication Engineering
- Engineering Physics
- Mechanical Engineering
- Production Engineering
The NIT, Calicut is one of the premium institutions imparting the education and providing the best placement services to its students. It organizes the placement process including the training and development programmes. The best recruiters of the campus are Accenture, Bajaj, Bharat petroleum, Gammon India, HP, IBM, Idea, C-Dot, Indian Oil, L&T, ITC, CISCO, InfoTech, DLF, Marico, Microsoft, Murugappa, ONGC, Wipro, Yahoo, Whirlpool, Patni computers, Suzlon and Tata Motors Limited.