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By Atul Ade
5 Mar'22  3 min read
NIT Surathkal Placement 2020-21 Report: Placement By Branch, Salaries, Top Companies
Synopsis

National Institute of Technology Surathkal Karnataka (NITK) has maintained a placement rate of over 90 percent for three consecutive years for its BTech graduates. The number of recruiters visiting the campus for the engineering job drives has also remained steady through the COVID-19 pandemic. But which set of engineering graduates got the best jobs and salaries? Careers360’s branch-wise analysis of its 2020-21 placement record is based on official data

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NIT Surathkal Placement 2020-21 Report: Placement By Branch, Salaries, Top Companies
Synopsis

National Institute of Technology Surathkal Karnataka (NITK) has maintained a placement rate of over 90 percent for three consecutive years for its BTech graduates. The number of recruiters visiting the campus for the engineering job drives has also remained steady through the COVID-19 pandemic. But which set of engineering graduates got the best jobs and salaries? Careers360’s branch-wise analysis of its 2020-21 placement record is based on official data

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National Institute of Technology Surathkal, Karnataka (NITK) has maintained a near-constant placement rate of 92 percent for its students over three years. Its Computer Science and Engineering BTechs reported a placement rate of 100 percent.

Among the top NITs as ranked in the National Institutional Ranking Framework’s (NIRF) list of engineering colleges, NIT Surathkal stood second. In 2021, it was the tenth best engineering college in India. Given below is a branch-wise analysis of its placement performance, based on official data obtained through a Right to Information application.

NITK Placement: 3 Years’ Trend

From the batch graduating in 2018-19 to the batch of 2020-21, the placement rate at NIT Surathkal has remained constant and, over 90 percent. The data below is for undergraduate BTech students.

NIT Surathkal placement trend bot BTech students over 3 yearsNIT Surathkal placement trend over 3 years

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NIT Surathkal: Branch-Wise Placement

Overall, 92 percent of students who registered for placements were successfully placed in the 2020-21 academic year.

A total of 661 students from the branches listed below had registered for placement in NIT Surathkal. Of them, 608 students received job offers.

NITK: Branch-Wise Placement (In %)

Branch

Placement Rate

Chemical Engineering

94

Civil Engineering

73

Computer Science And Engineering

100

Electronics And Communication Engineering

92

Electrical And Electronics Engineering

92

Information Technology

98

Mechanical Engineering

94

Metallurgical And Materials Engineering.

87

Mining Engineering

87


NIT Placement: Branch-Wise Maximum Salary

In 2020-21, the average maximum salary received, taking all branches at NIT Surathkal together, was Rs 28.96 lakh per annum.

The Electronics and Communication Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, and Information Technology branches had the best maximum salary as well as the best placement rates.

Maximum Annual Salary By Branch

Branch

Maximum Salary (In Rs Lakh)

Chemical Engineering

27 .51

Civil Engineering

13.7

Computer science And Engineering

43

Electronics and Communication Engineering

51.75

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

30

Information Technology

43

Mechanical Engineering

23.25

Metallurgical & Materials Engineering

15

Mining Engineering

12

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Engineering Jobs: Average Salary By Branch

The average salary, taking all branches of engineering taught at NIT Surathkal together, was Rs 11.67 lakh per year. However, more than half of the BTech branches were unable to cross the overall average.

NIT Surathkal Placement: Average Annual SalaryNIT Surathkal Placement: Average Annual Salary

NIT Surathkal: Minimum Annual Salaries

The overall average minimum salary offered to NIT Surathkal’s BTech graduates was Rs 4.25 lakh per year.

The ECE branch posted a healthy placement rate as well as the highest maximum salary; however, it also had the lowest minimum salary of all branches of engineering offered by NIT Surathkal.

Minimum Annual Salary By Branch

Branch

Minimum Salary (In Rs Lakh)

Chemical Engineering

4

Civil Engineering

4

Computer Science And Engineering

7

Electronics and Communication Engineering

3.5

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

3.5

Information Technology

4

Mechanical Engineering

3.75

Metallurgical And Materials Engineering

4.5

Mining Engineering

4

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NIT Surathkal: Recruiters

For three years till 2021, the number of companies to visit NIT Surathkal for placement has shown little change, with an overall growth of just eight companies. However, the number remained reassuringly steady during the peak pandemic years.

Companies Visiting For Campus Placements

Year

Number of Companies

Top 5 Companies

2020-21

278

  • Microsoft
  • Uber
  • Atlassian
  • Arcesium
  • Sprinklr

2019-20

279

  • Microsoft
  • Uber,
  • Atlassian
  • Arcesium
  • Sprinklr

2018-19

270

  • Microsoft
  • Uber,
  • Deshaw
  • Arcesium
  • Sprinklr


Microsoft, Uber, Arcesium, and Sprinklr have visited the campus for three consecutive years and became the part of top-five recruiters of NIT Surathkal.

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