Ph.D (Information Technology)

The Department has been very active in research and development activities in various areas of Information Technology. The Ph.D Program in Information Technology is offered both on full-time and part-time basis. 

Ph.D (Rules/Regulations)

Ph.D (Curriculum)


Ph.D degrees awarded : 34 (Click here for more details)

Ph.D work in progress : 38 (31 full-time, 7 part-time)  (Click here for more details)


Current research interests -

  • Affective Computing

  • Big Data/Cognitive Analytics

  • Bio-inspired Computing

  • Bio-informatics

  • Cloud Computing and Intelligent Cloud Computing

  • Cognitive Hearing/Speech Science

  • Data Mining, Scientific/Statistical Data Mining

  • Data Semantics

  • Distributed Computing

  • Geospatial Analytics

  • Healthcare Informatics

  • High Performance Computing

  • Human Centered Computing

  • Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Sensing

  • Multimedia and Virtual Reality

  • Natural Language Processing

  • QoS Aware MANETs

  • Security Issues in Cloud/Information/Networks/VoIP

  • Semantic Web Technologies

  • Social Multimedia & Social Network Analysis

  • Soft Computing

  • Software Engineering

  • Virtualization

  • Web Services

  • Wireless Sensor Networks


Contact us

Head of the Department,
Department of Information Technology,
National Institute of Technology Karnataka,
SurathkalP. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
Ph.:    +91-824-2474056
Email:  hodit [at] nitk [dot] edu [dot] in

Web Admin: Sowmya Kamath S

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