B.Tech (Mining Engineering)

Program Educational Objectives:

  • Graduate Mining Engineers of NITK, Surathkal shall have ability to solve complex problems of mining and earth resources engineering by the application of sound engineering principles.
  • They shall have the spirit of team work and inculcate the habit of lifelong learning for achieving professional excellence.
  • They shall have in depth knowledge in the entire value chain of the profession starting from exploration to beneficiation of mineral deposits in a coordinated manner.

Program Outcomes:

  • Our students will be able to solve the mining engineering problems by application of knowledge of basic sciences, engineering, geo-technology, economics, environment & management.
  • Our graduates will have the technical skill to design mine excavations and conduct mining operations in a variety of geo-mining environments.
  • Achieve all-round optimization of various unit operations of mining, ranging from exploration to beneficiation.
  • Analyze and evaluate the techno-economic feasibility of mining projects and deep understanding of economic and environmental implications of mine design and operations.
  • Students will be fully equipped with skills and knowledge related to mine management, and optimization techniques with multi-disciplinary skills for achieving sustainable development of the mineral industry.

M.Tech (Research)

Rock Excavation Technology and Management.

Ph.D (Mining Engineering)

The Department has been very active in research and development activities in various areas of mining engineering including interdisciplinary. The Ph.D. Program in the Department of Mining Engineering is offered both on full-time and part-time basis. Currently, the department has 32 Ph. D Scholars (14 are full-time basis and 18 are part-time basis) and 32  have completed Ph. D's in various research areas of mining engineering.



Contact us

 Dr. M. Aruna,

 Department of Mining Engineering, NITKSurathkal
 P. O. Srinivasnagar, Mangalore - 575 025
 Karnataka, India.

  • Hot line: +91-0824-2473051
  • Email: mininghod[AT]nitk[DOT]ac[DOT]in

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