07 Aug 2021 17:55 IST

NITK to admit self-financed candidates for PG programmes

The intake for the self-financed candidates ranges from five to ten seats for different specialisations

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) at Surathkal in Mangaluru taluk will admit self-financed candidates to postgraduate programmes from the academic year 2021-22. K Umamaheshwar Rao, Director of NITK, said that the institute will be admitting self-financed candidates for all of its 30 postgraduate programmes (MTech, MSc, MBA and MCA) offered by 14 departments.

Self-financed candidates can apply for the following postgraduate specialisations: Structural Engineering, Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Transportation Engineering, Marine Structures, Water Resources Engineering and Management, Geoinformatics, Thermal Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Mechatronics Engineering, Mechanical Design, VLSI Design, Communication Engineering and Networks, Signal Processing and Machine Learning, Chemical Engineering, Environmental Science and Technology, Industrial Biotechnology, Process Metallurgy, Materials Engineering, Nanotechnology, Power and Energy Systems, Information Technology, Computer Science and Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering (Information Security), Computational and Data Science, MCA, MSc (Physics), MSc (Chemistry), and MBA.

The intake for the self-financed candidates ranges from five seats to 10 seats for different specialisations.

For MTech programmes, admission shall be open to Indian nationals who have passed the prescribed qualifying examination with a cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of at least 6.5 in the 0-10 scale grading system, or not less than 60 per cent marks in the aggregate. The institute said that this prescribed minimum shall be a CGPA of 6.0 or 55 per cent marks in the aggregate for SC/ST candidates and persons with disabilities.

The institute’s information bulletin said the admission to MBA programme shall be open to Indian nationals who have passed Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline from a recognized university with a CGPA of at least 5.5 in the 0-10 scale grading system, or not less than 50 per cent marks in the aggregate. This prescribed minimum shall be a CGPA of 5.0 or 45 per cent marks in the aggregate for SC/ST candidates and persons with disabilities.

Admission to MSc programme in Chemistry/Physics is open to Indian nationals who have passed BSc degree with Chemistry as one of the subjects for MSc Chemistry, and Physics as one of the subjects for MSc Physics, with a CGPA of at least 6.5 in the 0-10 scale grading system, or not less than 60 per cent marks in the aggregate. This prescribed minimum shall be a CGPA of 6.0 or 55 per cent marks in the aggregate for SC/ST candidates and persons with disabilities.

Admission to the MCA programme is open to Indian nationals who have passed the prescribed qualifying examination with a CGPA of at least 6.5 in the 0-10 scale grading system, or not less than 60 per cent marks in the aggregate. This prescribed minimum shall be CGPA of 6.0 or 55 per cent marks in the aggregate for SC/ST candidates and persons with disabilities. The prescribed qualifying examinations are: BSc / BSc (Hons) / BCA / BIT / BVoc. (Computer Science/ Computer Applications) / BBA (Computer Applications) of minimum three years full-time programme from a recognised university with Mathematics / Statistics as one of the subjects, or BE / BTech from a recognised university.

The marks mentioned above are after taking into account the marks scored in all the subjects of all the public/university examinations conducted during the entire prescribed period for the degree programme.

For day scholars, the total fee for the first semester of 2021-22 is ₹100790, and ₹77205 for the second semester. Those who need hostel accommodation will have to pay a total fee of ₹107410 for the first semester of 2021-22, and ₹83825 for the second semester.