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About Us

Society of Mining Engineers, NITK is an enthusiastic Mining Engineers forum under the Department of Mining Engineering. Having a vision to help in exploring the undiscovered world of Mining and to promote budding talents of young students in this expanse field.

We look forward to inculcate a culture of togetherness among all young students in the field of mining so that they can move on to become exemplary industry professionals

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Here's a bit more about our organization

  • Annual SME NITK Convention

    The SME NITK Convention is the flagship event of SME NITK organized every year. Check this page out for details of SME Convention 2022

  • Fun Events

    SME NITK has been organizing a lot of events since its establishment with the aim of bringing students together along with implementing the process of "learning by doing".

  • Seminars

    Throughout the Year SME NITK organizes lectures on various technical topics from Industry Professionals or Faculties from esteemed organizations.

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    Inaugral Meet
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    Dr. Harsha's Address
  • 05
    Dr. Aruna's Address
  • 06
    SME'21 Team



11th-12th March 2022
Annual SME NITK Convention
The flagship event of SME NITK with a plethora of events conducted for students from across the country. Find out more below.

Annual SME NITK Convention '22

The 3rd Annual SME NITK Convention will be held from
11th - 12th MARCH, 2022

About SME Convention 2022

SME is organising it's 3rd convention on March 11th and 12th, 2022. Due to ongoing pandemic the convention will be confined to virtual mode. The convention would serve as a great opportunity for the students of Mining and allied branches from across the country to interact with the academicians, industrialists and fellow Mining engineers.

We have a plethora of events lined up for students all across the country. Find out more in the brochure link given below and feel free to reach out to any of contact points if you have any doubts.

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About NITK

Established in the year 1960, NITK Surathkal is one of the oldest and pioneer NITs that were created to function as pace setters and to provide academic leadership to the technical institutions in their respective regions.

About Mining Department NITK

The Department of Mining engineering was established in the year 1984 and about 857 undergraduates passed out from the portals of Department till 2021. Several girls obtained their B.Tech Mining Degree from this Department.

The Department is having high qualified faculty members with Ph.D degrees backing with National and International exposure.With the mission of imparting quality education for meeting the needs of Mining Engineering Profession & Society, the Department is achieving its excellence through creative teaching- learning and research.

Vision of SME NITK

To explore undiscovered world of Mining and to promote budding talents in this expanse field.In principle and in practice, SME NITK and all its leadership value and seek diverse and inclusive participation within the mining and minerals community.

Why Should You Attend ?

  • 1. To interact with fellow Mining Engineers
  • 2. To get exposure to latest Instruments and softwares
  • 3. To interact with well known Academicians
  • 4. To understand the Latest trend in Research
  • 5. To get your Work Recognized

Events to Look Out For ?

  • 1. Paper Presentation :- Present your Original & Creative Paper to a panel of experienced faculties.
  • 2. Poster Making :- A structured contest about an issue or resolution related to mining and allied topics.
  • 3. Debating Competition :- A structured contest about an issue or resolution related to mining. Involves two sides : One supporting a resolution and one opposing it.
  • 4. Just A Minute Sessions :- A lot can happen over a minute. Showcase your presnece of mind and creativity
  • 5. Case Study Competition :- Come up with innovative designs and strategies to overcome problems given at hand.
  • 6. Startup Idea Pitching :- It's a competition specially designed for the startups to come and pitch in the competition. This is a group based round.
  • 7. Quiz :- A competitive quiz on mining and related topics
  • 8. Photography & Captioning Competition :- Students will be provided a theme based on which they have to submit photographs along with a 20-25 word caption which would be relevant to the theme and the photograph.
  • 9. Chess Tournament :- A Knock Out Chess Tournament played in Blitz Format of 1 Minute Rounds. The tournament will be organized on Chess.com

About SME NITK Convention '21

The second SME NITK Annual Convention was held in the year 2021 pre-pandemic where a series of interesting events were conducted.

From Paper Reviews, Informative Lectures to a broad spectrum of events. Click here to know more


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