National Institute of Technology Karnataka
This institutional profile has been created for use by University of Wisconsin-Madison graduate programs.
Other names: NIT Karnataka.
First degree/qualification: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Minimum quality for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: Cumulative grade point average of 6.5/10.
Minimum level for UW-Madison Graduate School admission: 4 year bachelor's degree.
Documents required: Official mark sheets/transcripts/records; official certification of degree and date awarded.
Description: Instituted in 1960 as Karnataka Regional Engineering College, Surathkal. Acquired its present name and became a " deemed university" in 2002. NITs are patterned after the IIT's. Usual admission requirements are the higher secondary school certificate, representing 12 years of education, and the All India Engineering Entrance Test (AIEEE).
Some Indian institutions award class on last year; some on honours courses; some do not count failed/repeated courses. We calculate average on all marks/grades. Examinations held at end of semester.
Language of instruction: English.
Master's: 2 years after appropriate class I or class II degree.
Ph.D.: An additional 3-6 years.
Last updated: Jul 28, 2008