Awards and Honours



Recent News on IT Entrepreneurs


          Degree & Batch


Srinivasan Narayan

     B.Tech, Batch of 2005

Co-founder & Director at LMNOP Solutions and CohortPlus

Smruti Ranjan Parida

     B.Tech, Batch of 2005

Co-founder, Zero Heights Technologies Pvt. Ltd.

Parkal Suhas Kamath

     B.Tech, Batch of 2007

COO of and Eye & Buy Retail

Vikram Nayak

     B.Tech, Batch of 2007

CEO of Maximiner Analytics, Bangalore

Shreyas Tonse      B.Tech, Batch of 2006 Co-founder at Zwayam Digital

Shashank N.D

     B.Tech, Batch of 2009

Co-founder & CEO of

Abhinav Lal

     B.Tech, Batch of 2009

Co-founder & CTO of

Neelesh Soni

     B.Tech, Batch of 2012

Co-Founder of Rhapsody Labs and Piktor Imaging

Rohit Manglik

     B.Tech, Batch of 2012

Founder, Career Breeder,Bangalore

Rohit Manglik      B.Tech, Batch of 2012 Founder and CEO, EduGorilla Learning Platform 























Recent News on Alumni Admissions to Top Institutes (as per QS World University Rankings)

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Degree & Batch 



Gaurav Singh Thakur

B.Tech (2014) Purdue University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Shrimai Prabhumoye B.Tech (2014) Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S and Ph.D in Computer Science
Pranav Bagur B.Tech (2013) Yale University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Dhivya Piraviperumal B.Tech (2013) Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Gaurav Trivedi B.Tech (2012) University of Pittsburgh Integrated MS-Ph.D (with full funding)
Preeti U Murthy B.Tech (2012) Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science

Srivatsa S Bhat                 

B.Tech (2011)               

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Integrated MS-Ph.D (with full funding)




Recent News on IT Student Admissions to Top Universities (as per QS World University Rankings)

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Anusha Bagalkotkar  Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Bharath Kumar M J Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Preeti Murthy Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Bhavana R Columbia University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Remya Kannan DePaul University M.S (Predictive Analytics)
Pranav Bagur Yale University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Vikas N P Cornell University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Shweta Srivastava Cornell University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Divya Venugopalan Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Susmitha P Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Vikas Mohandoss Columbia University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Ruchika Shivaswamy University of California San Diego, USA M.S in Computer Science
Dhivya Piraviperumal Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Varun D N New York University, USA M.S in Data Science
Gaurav Singh Thakur Purdue University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Shrimai Prabhumoye Carnegie Mellon University, USA M.S in Computer Science
Srivatsa S Bhat                            

Massachusetts Institute of Technology & Carnegie Mellon University, USA

Integrated MS-Ph.D   with full funding
Gaurav Trivedi  University of Pittsburgh  Integrated MS-Ph.D  with full funding




























Some Statistics on IT Students pursuing Higher Studies (last five years)


No.of Students in India

No.of Students Abroad

Master's Degree in IT and Related Fields                   7                     51
Master's Degree in Management                   12                     4
Integrated Master’s & PhD in IT & related fields                   2                     4







Other Achievements

Srinivas Balasubramanian, B.Tech-IT (2011 Batch) bags the highest-ever pay offered to a NITK student. ($150,000 per annum, Microsoft USA)

Avinash N Bukkittu, final year B.Tech(IT) student selected as Young Ambassador for German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for the year 2013 - 2014

Divya Venugopalan, third year B.Tech(IT) student selected as Google Student Ambassador for the year 2013 -2014


Awards & Recognition

  • Sowmya Kamath S's project titled "Predictive Analytics for Intelligent Healthcare Applications" was selected for participation in the Festival for Innovation and Entrepreneurship 2018 (FINE 2018), organized by The President's Secretariat in association with Department of Science & Technology/National Innovation Foundation-India (March 19-21, 2018)

  • Sowmya Kamath S received special invite to participate in Innovation Exhibition 2018 & Interaction with Grassroots innovators at Rashtrapathi Bhawan (19th March, 2018)

  • G Ram Mohana Reddy elevated to  the grade of Senior Member, IEEE in May 2015.

  • Ananthanarayana V.S. honored as Outstanding Alumni for the remarkable progress as an academician by Basaveshwara Engineering College during Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Computer Science and Engineering Department on 19 – 21st, February 2011.

  • Ananthanarayana V.S. conferred with the Distinguished Service Award during Golden Jubilee Celebrations of NITK Surathkal in August 2010.

  • IBM Faculty Award for $10,000 from IBM, USA  to Prakash Raghavendra in 2010

  • Ananthanarayana V.S. PhD thesis supervised bagged BITES Best PhD Thesis Award for the year 2009 in the category of "Computer Science & Engineering", 2010 (Thesis Title: Abstraction and Knowledge based Mining of Inter‐database  Association Rules. Candidate: Dr. Santhi Thilagam)



Best Paper Awards

  • Shashi Roshan, Manish Kumar, Nikhil Vandanapu and Biju R Mohan,  "Model Selection among log-normal, Weibull, Gamma and Generalized Exponential Distributions" in the 6th International Conference on Reliability, Infocom Technologies and Optimization (ICRITO 2017), Sep 20-22, 2017
  • Ashwin T S and G Ram Mohana Reddy, "Video Affective Content Analysis based on Multimodal Features using a Novel Hybrid RBM-SVM Classifier" at 3rd UPCON Conference [UPCON-2016], Dec 9-11, 2016 
  • Manjunath Vanahalli and Nagamma Patil, "Association Analysis of Significant Frequent Itemsets mined from High Dimensional Datasets" at 3rd UPCON Conference [UPCON-2016], Dec 9-11, 2016 
  • Ajay Kumar M A and Jaidhar C D , "Hypervisor and Virtual Machine dependent Intrusion Detection System for Virtualized Environments" at International Conference on Telematics and Future Generation Networks 2015organised by Universiti Technologi Malaysia (UTM), Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, May 26 -28th, 2015 
  • Monisha Kanakaraj and Sowmya Kamath S, “NLP based Intelligent News Search Engine using Information Extraction from E-Newspapers”, at  2014 IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research (ICCIC), 18 -20th of December, 2014, organized by IEEE Podhigai, Madras Section and IEEE Signal Processing / Computational Intelligence / Computer Joint Societies Chapter (SIPCICOM) of Madras Section. 

  • Geetha V and K Chandrasekaran, "Identification of parameters for trust management in wireless sensor networks" at Eighth International Conference on Communication Networks (ICCN-2014), organised by University Vishveshwariah Engineering College (UVCE), Bangalore, July 25th27th, 2014

  • Dere Kundan S. and G. Ram Mohana Reddy, "Projection and Interaction with Ad-hoc Interfaces on Non-planar Surfaces", IEEE Int. Conf. on Adv. Computing, Networking and Security (ADCONS 2013), December 15-17, 2013, pp. 1-6, NITK Surathkal, Mangalore, India.

  • Karthik R, Raghavendra Karthik, Pramod S and Sowmya Kamath S, “W3-Scrape – A Windows based Reconnaissance Tool for Web Application Fingerprinting”, at International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical, Communication and Information Technologies (ICECIT 2012), organized by SRIT AnantpurDecember 22 -23, 2012 (Awarded the Best Paper Award for CSIT Track)

  • Melwyn D’ Souza and Ananthanarayana V.S., "Delivering LBA with LBS using Service Oriented Architecture”, International Symposium  for Cloud and  Services Computing (ISCOS) 2012, Dec 17 – 18, 2012, NITK, Surathkal

  • Alwyn R Pais, Hari Krishna R, John D'Souza, G. Ram Mohana Reddy, "Automatic Shadow Removal Algorithm for VOP and Generation of Super Resolved Video Object Planes (VOP), Intl. Conf. on Information Processing (ICIP-2010), Aug. 6-8, 2010, B'lore, India. 

  • Santhi Tilagam and Ananthanarayana V.S, “ EfficientTreeMiner: Mining Frequent Induced Substructures from XML Documents without Candidate Generation”,  In the Proc. of 14th International conference on Advanced Computing and Communication (ADCOM‐2006), pp: 541‐ 546, Dec 2006, India

  • Santhi Tilagam and Ananthanarayana V.S. , “Extraction and optimization of Fuzzy association rules using Multi‐objective Genetic Algorithm”, In the Proceedings of International Conference on Bioinformatics and Diabetes Melitus (ICBDM 2006), pp: 121‐128, March 2006.


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Karnataka, India.
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