New Jobs at Chuo cha Taifa cha Usafirishaji (NIT)

National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC) is one of the 31 institutions of national importance set up by an Act of Parliament namely the ‘National Institute of technology Act 2007’, and is fully funded by the Government of India. The mandate of the Institute is to provide higher technical education and conduct research in the various branches of Engineering, Science, Technology and Management.


Originally established in 1961 as a Regional Engineering College (REC), it was transformed into a National Institute of Technology in 2002. The Institute offers bachelors, masters and doctoral degree programs in Engineering, Science, Technology and Management. With its proactive collaborations with a multitude of research organizations, academic institutions and industries, the institute has set a new style for its functioning under the NIT regime.

Set in a picturesque landscape at the foothills of the Western Ghats, NIT Calicut is located about 22 kilometres north-east of Calicut city in the state of Kerala, India. It stretches over a length of about 1.5 kilometres along the Calicut-Mukkam road, extending over an area of approximately 120 hectares. Calicut, also known as Kozhikode, located in the Malabar region of Kerala State, found a place in world history with the discovery of a sea route to India in 1498 by the Portuguese navigator Vasco Da Gama. Basking in the idyllic setting of the Arabian Sea on the west and the proud peaks of the Wayanad hills on the east, Calicut is known for its serene beaches, lush green countryside, historic sites, calm backwaters, wildlife sanctuaries, rivers and waterfalls.

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Being a fully residential institution, the campus houses academic buildings, research labs, hostels, residences and other amenities among its infrastructure. The Institute is presently offering 11 UG programmes and 29 PG programmes including MBA. Doctoral level research has remarkably increased in recent times with a substantial increase in the volume of research papers and patents produced.