Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology (NMIT) is an Autonomous Institution, approved by UGC, affiliated to Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU), Belgaum. NMIT got accredited by the National Board of Accreditation [NBA] under Tier-1 status (for 4 Programs) and Grade-A status by National Assessment and Accreditation Council [NAAC - UGC]. The institute is the youngest engineering college in the country to be conferred the prestigious Autonomous Status by UGC/Govt. of Karnataka, New-Delhi in the year 2007. Further, NMIT is the only unaided private engineering college in Karnataka State to be selected by the Govt. of India for World Bank Funding under TEQIP Phase II-Subcomponent 1.1 in the year 2011.

NMIT is recognised by ISRO as a Centre for Small Satellite Research (CSSR) for undertaking collaborative research on space technology and satellite development. The institute has led a consortium that designed and built STUDSAT-1, a satellite of PICO category. Launched by ISROs PSLV-C15 on 12 July 2010. This success is listed in the Limca book of records.

NMIT offers a wide range of academic programs comprising of seven UG and eight PG programs in Engineering besides MBA and MCA. Ten Departments of NMIT offer doctoral programs of VTU / Mysore University. Highly qualified and experienced faculty comprising 55+ Ph.Ds primarily from IISc, IITs & NITs. An additional 60+ Faculty are pursuing Ph.Ds in different research centers of NMIT as well as in other Institutions of eminence.

QS I∙GAUGE Rating for Nitte Meenakshi Institute of Technology (NMIT)

Overall gold
Teaching and Learning diamondFaculty Quality silverEmployability gold
Student Diversity goldFacilities diamondSocial Responsibility bronze
Accreditation diamondEntrepreneurship gold