Founded in 1960, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the medium-sized city of Mangalore (population range of 500,000-1,000,000 inhabitants), Karnataka. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Department of Higher Education of the Ministry of Human Resources Development, India, National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NIT Karnataka) is a very small (uniRank enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. National Institute of Technology, Karnataka (NIT Karnataka) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 59 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.