MIT Kundapura Campus MITK


MIT Kundapura is located in the midst of pristine farmlands of Moodlakatte; a small village located about 6 km from the Kundapura town. The town Kundapura has an interesting history. The name Kundapura can be traced to the Kundeshwara Temple built by Kundavarma in the vicinity of the Panchagangavalli River. The name of the town may be derived from Kundavarma who ruled the area. Kunda means 'pillar' in Tulu language, which refers to the traditional method of constructing houses. Pura means town. In addition, the word "Kunda" also refers to the flower Jasmine where the majority people of Kundapura grow flower Jasmine in this region which came to be called as Kundapura (Land of Jasmine).

Kundapura is surrounded by water from three sides. To the north lies the Panchagangavali river. To the east lies the Kalaghar river. To the west lies the Kodi backwaters sea walk and the Arabian Sea, leaving the south side as the main connecting land mass. All connecting roads to Kundapura enter the city from the southern direction. North side of the town is vast backwaters of Panchagangavali river and a bridge has been constructed across it. These panoramic, geographical expanses with glistening brooks and backwaters and bordered by the Arabian sea gives a tranquilizing effect to the studious minds of the young students as they enter in to beautiful campus, an aesthetically blended architecture housing all modern amenities, library, sports facilities and imbibing the cultural heritage of Kundapura, reflecting on the energetic campus. Spread over 60 acres of land, the main buildings comprise of academic blocks, laboratories, a/v rooms, seminar halls and many other amenities.


MIT Kundapur is located in the pristine farm lands of the Village Moodlakatte, at a distance of 5 km from the National high way 66, and 6 km from Kundapur city. Kundapur is well connected to other parts of the country by NH66 which connects Pune, Mumbai, Karwar, Belgaum and other important cities. SH52 is the main State Highway that connects to Shivamogga District. This Highway connects cities and towns of different states. Plenty of super luxury sleeper coach busses ply from Mumbai to Mangalore and back every day. Kundapur is also connected to the Konkan Railway, which runs from Mumbai to Mangalore to Kerala. The Kundapur railway station is very near to the college and is at a walkable distance. It is about 4 km from Kundapura town. Plenty of taxis and autos are available from Kundapur town to reach the college. The nearest airport is Mangalore International Airport, situated at Bajpe around 87 km from Kundapura.

Kundapur is located at a distance of 38 km from Udupi, 40 km from Manipal, 30 km from Byndoor, 54 km Bhatkal, 91 km from Mangalore and 181 km from Karwar, which are the other major cities/towns in Coastal Karnataka.

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