Regular Faculty Positions at NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India

Faculty Position in NIT (Associate Professors & Professors) - Karnataka

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NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India invites applications for Faculty Positions at NIT Surathkal from eligible and interested candidates

About- National Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal is an Institute of National Importance, established by the Ministry of Education, Government of India imparts education in the field of Engineering, Science and Management at UG, PG, and Ph.D. levels.

Research/Job Area- 

 Name of the DepartmentArea of SpecializationEssential Qualification
1.Chemical Engineering  (CH)Modelling and Simulation , Process Development, Process system Engineering, Transfer Operations, Reaction Engineering, Particulate Systems, Energy & Environmental Engineering, Biotechnology / Biochemical Engineering  Geology: Ph.D. in desired area of specialization with  M.Sc. in Geology/ Applied Geology  Civil Engineering: Ph.D in desired area of specialization with  B.Tech./ B.E. degree in Civil Engineering with M.E. or M.Tech. in the following specialisations: Geotechnical Engineering, Environmental Engineering, Construction Technology and Management / Construction Management / Construction Engineering and Management/ Construction Engineering and Infrastructure Management, Structural Engineering, Transportation Engineering.
2.Chemistry  (CY)Ph.D. in desired area of specialization and preceding degrees in relevant disciplinesPh.D in desired area of specialization and preceding degrees in relevant disciplines
3.Civil Engineering          (CV)      Geology: Engineering Geology/ Structural Geology/ Petrology.  Geotechnical Engineering:  Reliability analysis in Geotechnical Engineering/ Computational Geomechanics/ Unsaturated Soil Mechanics/Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence applications in Geotechnical Engg.  Environmental Engineering: Air Quality Modelling/ Hazardous waste management/ Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence applications in Environmental Engg.  Structural Engineering:  Structural Optimization/ Bridge Engineering/ Wind Resistant Design of Structures/ Structural Health Monitoring/ Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence applications in Structural Engg.  Transportation Engineering:  Pavement engineering/ pavement design and monitoring/ Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence applications in Transportation Engg.  Construction Technology and Management: Construction Project Management/ Automation and Digitization in Construction/ Organization. Behaviour and Human Resource Management in Construction/ Quality and Safety Management in Construction/ Finance and Accounting in Construction/ Machine Learning or Artificial Intelligence applications. in Construction Technology and Management Ph.D. in desired area of specialization and preceding degrees in relevant disciplines
4.Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)All basic and advanced areas of CS&E including, but not limited to the following list: Algorithms, Autonomous Systems, Big Data Analytics, Block chain Technology, Cloud Computing, Compilers, Computational and Combinatorial Geometry, Complexity theory, Computational Mathematics, Computer Networks, Computer Systems and Architecture, Computer vision, Cyber Security, Cyber-physical Systems, Data Structures, Database Management Systems, Edge and fog computing, Federated Learning, Formal Verification, Graph Theory, High Performance Computing, Image Processing, Internet of Things (loT), Logic, Machine Learning/ intelligence, Medical Imaging, Microprocessors and Micro Controllers, Network-On-Chip, Operating systems, Programming, Quantum computing, Software Defined Networks, Software Engineering, Speech and Audio Processing, System Software, Theoretical Computer Science, Underwater Communications.  Ph.D in desired area of specialization with preceding degrees in relevant disciplines      
5.Electrical and Electronics Engineering (EE)Power and Energy Systems/ Control System/ New and Renewable Energy System/ Insulation and High Voltage Engineering/ Power Electronics and Electric Drives/ Application of Signal Processing, AI/ ML Algorithms in broader domain of Electrical Engineering.Ph.D. in the desired area of specialization with B.E./ B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering or equivalent and M. Tech/ M.E./ M.Tech. (Research)/ M.Sc. (Engineering) or equivalent.  (OR) Ph.D. in the desired area of specialization with B.E./ B.Tech. in Electrical Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering or equivalent.  (OR) Ph.D. in the desired area of specialization with Integrated M.Tech in Electrical Engineering/ Electrical and Electronics Engineering or equivalent.    
6.Electronics and Communication Engineering (EC)Analog, Digital, RF and Mixed signal VLSI, Processor Architecture. Embedded Systems, Biomedical Circuits and Systems. Reconfigurable and Multi- core architectures and design. Microwave and Millimetre wave communication, Wireless Communication and Networks, IoT and sensor network Architectures for 5G/6G networks, Optical Networks, Meta Surfaces and Metamaterials. Broad domain of Signal Processing- Audio, Speech, Image, Biomedical and Natural Language Processing, Multi -rate, Sparse and Graph Signal Processing, Pattern Recognition and Machine Learning. Hardware Implementation of Signal Processing and Machine Learning Algorithms.   Ph.D. in the desired area of specialization with B.Tech./ B.E. in Electronics and Communication Engineering or equivalent. M. Tech./ M.E. in relevant branch.
7.Information Technology (IT)Algorithms/ Parallel and Distributed Computing/ Human Computer Interaction/ Web Technologies/ Database System/ Software Engineering/ Data Analytics/ Theoretical Computer Science/ Data Science/ Artificial Intelligence/ Machine Learning/ Deep Learning/ Computer System Design/ Operating Systems/ Computer Networks/ Security/ Cyber Physical Systems/ Computer Vision/ Soft Computing/ Digital Signal Processing/ Game Theory and Optimization Techniques.Machine learning and Artificial Intelligence, Big Data Analytics, Data Science, Cloud/ Fog/ Distributed    Computing,     Block-chain Technology, Internet of Things, Theoretical Computer Science/   Algorithms, High-Performance Computing, Bioinformatics, Computer Vision, Statistics/ Applied Statistics, Operations Research, Speech/ Video/ Image Processing, Optimization Techniques.  
8.Mathematical and Computational Sciences (MACS)Ph.D. in respective specialization and preceding degrees in relevant disciplines    Ph.D. in respective specialization with Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering.
9.Mechanical Engineering (ME)  Fuel Cells and Energy Storage, Green Energy, Experimental and Numerical Heat Transfer, Microfluidics, Porous Media Heat Transfer, Atmospheric  Science, Metal Casting, Welding Technology, Machining, Metrology and Measurements, Production Management, Metal Forming, Tribology, Micro/Nano Manufacturing, Rotor Dynamics, Non-linear Dynamics, Molecular Dynamics/Atomistic Simulation, Multi-scale methods, Aeroelasticity, Bio-Mechanics, Design for Sustainability, Sensors and Actuators, Control Engineering, Microcontrollers, Electric Vehicles and Automotive Electronics, NEMS and Quantum Sensors, Digital Manufacturing, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning, Data Mining, Bio-Medical Electronics, Automation Systems and IoT, Robotic System.   Ph.D. in respective specialization with B.E./ B.Tech. degree in Metallurgy/ Metallurgical and Material Engineering.
10.Metallurgical and Materials Engineering (MME)  Iron and Steel Making/ Extractive Metallurgy of Ferrous and Non Ferrous metals.Ph.D in respective specialization with B.Tech./ M. Tech. in relevant discipline.
11.Mining Engineering (MN)  Application of IT, IoT, AI and Machine Learning etc. in Mining Engineering and Mine Environment. Mine planning and design.  Ph.D in respective specialization with with B.Tech./ M. Tech. in relevant discipline.
12.Physics (PH)“Experimental condensed matter Physics” with specialization in Electronics Circuits and Devices/ Thin films, and Nanomaterials/ Energy Materials/ Oxide, Bio-active glasses.Ph.D in respective specialization and preceding degrees in relevant disciplines    
13.School of Humanities, Social Sciences and Management (SHSSM)Information Systems and Analytics, Economics, Operations Management and English Specializations. Finance, Organizational Behavior and Human Resource management, Marketing Management.  Ph.D in   the desired area    of  specialization with     preceding degrees in relevant disciplines
14.Water Resources and Ocean Engineering (WROE)Water Resources    and   Management/ Hydraulics Engineering; Marine structures/ Offshore structures/ Ocean Engineering; Geo informatics/ Remote Sensing & Geographical Information System.Ph.D. in the desired area of specialization with B.E./ B.Tech. (Civil Engineering) M.E./ M.Tech. – Water Resources and Management/ Hydraulics Engineering, Marine structures/ Offshore structures/ Ocean Engineering, Geo informatics/ Remote Sensing & Geographical Information System.  

Location- NIT Surathkal, Karnataka, India


Essential Qualification: M. Tech/ME/MBA/M.Sc./MA in the relevant discipline. Further, for General/OBC candidates, minimum First Class (60% or 6.5/10 CGPA) both at UG and PG Level and for SC/ST candidates, minimum 55% marks (CGPA 6/10) both at UG and PG Level.

Desirable Qualification: Ph.D. in relevant field.

Candidates who have completed Ph.D./M.Tech/MBA/M.Sc. in the Academic Year 2020-2021 have to produce the Provisional Degree Certificate at the time of the interview, failing which they will not be considered for an interview.

Job/Position Description- 

  1. For Assistant Professor:

Grade II (Pay Levels 10 / 11, as per 7th CPC):

Grade I (Pay Level 12 as per 7th CPC):

Tentative vacancies available: 54

Regular Vacancies: 31

CategoryDepartments/ SchoolVacancies
GeneralCSE, IT, MACS & ME14

Backlog Vacancies: 23

CategoryDepartments/ SchoolVacancies
  • For Associate Professor (Pay Level 13A2, as per 7th CPC): Tentative vacancies available: 46
CategoryDepartments/ SchoolVacancies
GeneralCSE, CV, EC, IT, MACS, ME & SHSSM21
  • For Professor (Pay Level 14A, as per 7th CPC): Tentative vacancies available: 07
CategoryDepartments/ SchoolVacancies
GeneralCSE & IT5

Processing Fee (non-refundable) for each Application: 

  • ₹2,500/- (Rupees Two Thousand Five Hundred Only) for General & OBC candidates.
  • ₹1,000/- (Rupees One Thousand Only) for SC, ST, PwD and EWS candidates

How to Apply- 

  1. To submit the application online, click on the recruitment link posted on the NITK website (, register in the recruitment portal and fill up the online application form. All relevant documents have to be uploaded in the recruitment portal along with the application form. A PDF copy of the application form will be generated after submission of the online form. 
  2. Candidates applying for more than one Department and/or position/pay level are required to submit separate application forms (both online and printed). The same login can be used for this purpose.

Online application should be submitted on or before Friday, 23rd June, 2023 by 05:30 p.m. IST

The PDF printout of the online application duly signed (Separate for each post) along with self-attested photocopies of all relevant documents should be sent in sealed envelope superscribed as Application for the post of “…………………..” in the Department of ………………………….. at NITK, Surathkal to the address given below through Speed Post/ Registered Post. 

Printed application must reach NITK, Surathkal on or before Friday, 30th June, 2023 by 05.30 p.m. IST. 

Important: Mention the application number and candidate name in the NEFT payment form. Mention the UTR in the application form.

Address to send the printed hardcopy of the application and relevant documents: 

The Registrar,

National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, Mangaluru – 575 025, Karnataka, India.

Last Date for Apply– 23 June 2023

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