The Alumni association since its inception has been active in organizing, alumni reunions , invited talks/workshop by alumni.

The vision of the association,’Wenamitaa’

  • Promote interaction and networking among the alumni of the institute through a vibrant forum
  • Making possible the alumni associating with alma –mater by facilitating the alumni to achieve their professional goal


WENAMITAA in association with The Computer Society of India, NMAMIT Student Branch, organized a workshop on “User Centered Design” on the 28th of January,2017 at Shambhavi hall, NMAMIT.

Mr.Vigneshwar Poojar(Alumnus EC10), Interaction designer in in [24]7Ltd, Bengaluru and also executive member, Be-NMAMIT. This event was as an initiative from Be-NMAMIT, the Alumni chapter of Bangalore.

The workshop focused on user Centered design, creation of persona, wireframes. Hand on session, wherein the participants had to form a team of four to ideate an App, create personas for the App and present it before everyone. The workshop witnessed the active participation of 40 students from the departments of CSE, ISE and MCA .

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IEI Student’s Chapter organized a Technical Talk –“Vehicle to vehicle communication and Safety”, on 21st October 2016, at 2.30 pm at Shambhavi seminar hall, NMAMIT. Mr. Oswald Mendonca, Senior Architect, BU Automobile – BL Car,NXP Semiconductor. Faculty coordinator IEI Student’s chapter, Prof. Padmavathi, Office bearers and student members, M.Tech students were present.

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The 3rd AGM of wenamitaa, was held on 24th Sept 16. Dr. Muralidhar, President wenamitaa, presented activities of alumni in the campus for the year 15-16 and put forth events for the year 16-17. Mr. Venkatesh Kamath, Treasurer wenamitaa, presented the financial details of the Association and the expenditure for the year 15-16. The budget for the year 16-17 was presented. Various resolutions pertaining to effective functioning of the association put forward were unanimously passed by the corum.

Project on Video Streaming is offered to the selected students’of CS,IS and MCA by Mr. Ajeet Koru , an alumnus of second batch of BE(91CS). Live streaming on project was held in PG and Research lab, CSE department ,on 21st Sept 16 at 8.30 am, when Mr. Ajeet briefed the students.

Sandesh B. Suvarna (Alumnus 2010,CS) Master’s in’ Engineering Management’ at SJCE, Mysore, worked in IBM for two years. In two years he won 10 awards of eminence, excellence and great telecom mind etc. Has his own start up,’ Thappad ‘ on the lines of An Evangelist for the Indian Market for Ionic Framework of the USA. He has the honour of creating an app in 4 mts the variant of which in IBM was sold at 1.4 million dollars!!

Sandesh was chief guest for CSI NMAMIT chapter activities 16-17 inaugural on 29th Aug at Shambhavi. He conducted a workshop on how to make an app in 4 minutes.

Lakshmeesha Naik,(alumnus EC12),Research Scholar, IIT Mumbai, addressed EC student on 26th Aug.
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Guruprasad Acharya(Alumnus1999 ME) Founder korefabrik was here at NMAMIT on the 25th of Aug 16. He addressed the Alumni-Volunteers(who will be involved in alumni related activities) of various branches about his product which he is going to launch. Students interacted with him about the product.
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Dr. Saritha Shetty(Alumna EC2000), Addressed students of NMAMIT on Cryptography and Security, on 22nd Aug at 2.30 pm at Sambhram. She is presently working as Senior Inventor, IBM, UK and has 13 patents to her credit.
Mechanical Engineering students interested in getting into Marine Engineering were given inputs on “Career in Merchant Navy” by Sudhakar Shetty (Alumnus 87 ME), Chief Engineer, Merchant Navy on 20th August 16, 11 am, at Sambhram, NMAMIT, Nitte. In his talk he elaborated on Marine Engineering Course, sailing experience, security and responsibilities at various levels. This talk enabled the students to understand the nuances of career in Merchant Navy.

On 16th Aug Mr. Sandesh Rai(presidend Be-NMAMIT) and Keerthan GM (treasurer Be-NMAMIT) office bearers of Be-NMAMIT, Bengaluru visited Nitte and addressed Mechanical and MCA students at NMAMIT about Be-NMAMIT involvement in shaping students through various activities. Student volunteers from each branch are interviewed to select a few who are going to be the link between NMAMIT and Alumni at Bengaluru. He addressed alumni faculty members.



Be-NMAMIT( the Benguluru chapter of wenamitaa) was inaugurated on 26th June 2016
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Be-NMAMIT( the Benguluru chapter of wenamitaa) was inaugurated on 26th June 2016, at Rotary Club Hall, Lavelle Road, Shanthala Nagar, Bengaluru at 11 PM by Shri. Vinaya Hegde, President, Nitte Education Trust, who was the chief guest of the function.
Dr. Sharada G Prabhu, Professor, Alumni aAffairs, NMAMIT welcomed the gathering then introduced the office bearers of wenamitaa. Dr. Muralidhar, President, Wenamitaa, with the help of Mr. Venkatesh Kamath, Treasurer wenamitaa, started the election process for various posts of office bearers for BE – NMAMIT Chapter for the year 2016-17 &2017-18.
The elected office bearers and a core executive committee members with senior alumni are mentioned below.

Names Posts Year of Passing/Branch
Mr. Sandesh Rai President 2000/CS
Mr. Prashanth Rai Vice-President 1996/CV
Mr. Ramprasad Alva Secretary 1993/IP
Ms. Sunita K Joint-Secretary 2006/IS
Mr. Keerthan G.M. Treasurer 2007/EC
Mr. Kishoo Uthappa Executive Members 1989/CV
Mr. M.B. Monnappa Executive Members 1990/ME
Mr. Srinivas Yermal Executive Members 1993/CS
Mr. Sunil Kumar K.Y. Executive Members 1994/CS
Mr. Keertan Rai Executive Members 2012/CS
Mr. Vignesh Rama Executive Members 2002/CS
Ms. Rachana Thamankar Executive Members 2002/BT
Mr. Vigneshwar Poojar Executive Members 2006/EC
Mr. Prajwal Rai Executive Members 2006/CS
Mr. Sushrut Tendulkar Executive Members 2007/IS
Mr. Kishore Karkala Executive Members 2010/EC
Ms. Akshatha Nayak Executive Members 2011/IS
Ms. Nikhila Hegde Executive Members 2011/IS

Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Principal NMAMIT, Dr. Ramesh Mithathaya, Dean Academics, NMAMIT, former Principals BSIK.Murthy, K.M Hegde & S.Y Kulakarni were present.

87-91 Batch Alumni Celebrated 25 years of Graduation, on 23rd July, at Sambhram, NMAMIT, Nitte.
Around 40 alumni gathered and went around the campus to see the facilities available in the campus . The programme started at 12 noon.
Shri. Vinaya Hegde, President, NET was the Chief Guest of the function. Prof. G.R .Rai Former Principal, Dr. Niranjan Chiplunkar, Principal, Dr. Sharada G. Prabhu, Professor Alumni Affairs, Dr. Ramesh Mithanthaya, Dean Academics, Dr. d Muralidhara, President, wenamitaa and Mr. Hariprasad Shetty alumnus Mech87, Addressed the gathering.
Photo session and lunch was followed by the entertainment dance programme and Baila by team Kalanjali dance club, NMAMIT.



Wenamitaa, Alumni Association of NMAMIT, in its ongoing efforts to encourage students to take up projects that help society has identified the deserving projects for funding for the year 2015-16. A project grant distribution ceremony was organized on 2nd May 2016. Dr. Niranjan N. Chiplunkar, Principal NMAMIT, Nitte distributed the grant awards to the recipients. Dr. G. Sharada Prabhu, Prof. (Alumni Affairs) and Head of Physics department, welcomed the gathering and explained the motto and initiatives of the alumni association behind this project grant. Mr. Venkatesh Kamath H., Assistant Professor (BTE) and Treasurer wenamitaa, conducted the award distribution ceremony. Mr. Devidas Bhat, Assistant Professor (ISE) and Secretary wenamitaa, delivered vote of thanks. The details of awardees for the year 2015-16 are as follows:

BTE – Efficacy of microwave pre-treatment method on digestion of Pongamia pinnata oil cake by Ms. Gayathri, Ms. Deekshitha, Ms. Drathi guided by Prof.. Venkatesh Kamath & Dr. C. Vaman Rao (Rs. 9000);
CSE: Smart Automated Electric meter by Mr. Abhishek, Mr. Vivek, Mr. Manoj, Mr. Vikas guided by
Prof. Raghunandan (Rs. 4200);
CV: Performance enhancement of conventional concrete with Fly ash & quarry dust as supplement in normal and acidic condition by Mr. Vibhas, Mr. Sanoop, Mr. Avinasha, Mr. Basavaraj guided by Dr. Akshatha Shetty (Rs. 4500);
ECE: Automatic Fault alerting system & phase selector in power liner by Mr. Prashanth, Mr. Kiran, Mr. Manjunath, Mr. Nagaraja guided by Prof. Karthik (Rs. 4000);
EEE: ROV Submarine by Aman Divya Raj, Anand Gaurav, Shivendra Pratap Singh, Vikas Kumar Jaiswal guided by Dr. Satyendra Kumar Shet (Rs. 10000);
ISE: IR sensing Robot by Mr. Suraj, Ms. Sujwal, Ms. Subhangi guided by Dr. Udaya Kumar Shenoy (Rs. 5200);
ME: Fabrication of automatic foot dust cleaning machine by Harishchandra, K.M. Karthik, Karthik Raj, Mohammed Matheen guided by Prof. Srinivas Prabhu (Rs. 10000);
MCA: E Sugama by Mr. Sanath Rao guided by Prof. Mamatha Balipa (Rs. 10000).

A day’ work shop on VLSI – An overview on broad categories and career opportunities was arranged by Dept. of EC on 25th January 2016 for the benefit of EC students. The resource persons were alumni from 2011 EC batch. The talk covered the wide area of VLSI that is Basics of VLSI. Issues faced in VLSI, followed by career opportunities in the area of VLSI and the requirements to get into VLSI field.

Rakesh K K, An alumnus,Rakesh worked in Sankalp semiconductor for just over 2 years on analog circuit verification and later joined IIT Bombay to pursue masters degree in microelectronics. With his expertise in the field of analog and RF VLSI for more than 4.5 years, Currently he working on RF design in biomedical team under Prof. Maryam Shojaei., IIT-M.

Laxmeesha S, an alumnus,Worked in Tata Elxsi for 2 years on digital VLSI circuits and later joined IIT Madras to pursue masters degree in microelectronics. Currently pursuing Ph.D. on data converters under Prof. Maryam Shoj, IIT-M.
Alumni who visited NMAMIT on the occasion of Anandotsava 24-26 Feb16 as Judges.
Ganesh Prasad Pai K, An alumnus, worked in Sankalp semiconductor for 3 years on digital VLSI circuits and later joined Samsung and currently working there.


  • Sanjeet Shetty fellowship programme awardees 2016.
    Chief guest of the function was Annamali, Superintendent of Police, Udupi, on the occasion of celebration of college day programme on 25th of February 2016.

  • NPL SEASON-5 AND DUBAI MEET -2016 Jointly Organised by Nitte Education trust , NMAMIT and me-NMAMIT – 19th February 2016
    Vice Chancellor Nitte University Dr. RamanandaShetty , Principal NMAMIT Dr. Niranjan Chiplunkar , Principal NGSM Institute of pharmaceutical sciences Prof. C.S.Shastry, Faculty NGSM Dr. Fernadez addressed the gathering and presented to the gathering the emergence of Nitte University as one of the leading brands in education sector over last couple of decades.
    Dubai meet 2016 was attended by Alumni of NMAMIT , NGSM Institute of pharmaceutical sciences and Nitte USHA institute of Nursing Sciences and members of their family . Alumni and family members presented various cultural programs in the meet. The meet ended late night with Dinner and music show by professional troupe.
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    Dr. Nirnanjan N Chiplunkar, Principal addressed the alumni and spoke about the skill development centre proposed by the alumni. The APPEAL was projected to the gathering.

    Dr. Fernadez ,Faculty, NGSM, Dr. Niranjan N Chiplunkar, Principal NMAMIT, Dr. RamanandaShetty, Vice Chancellor Nitte University, Prof. C.S.Shastry, Principal NGSM Institute of pharmaceutical sciences and Alumna

  • Guru Prasad Acharya(’99 Mech),President and Managing Partner, Safusta Group, addressed the students of IS,CS and MCA on 8th Feb 2016 at 2pm in Phalguni on Software Products and IT Services: 101 with experts. This was followed by another session for Mechanical students on Startups and Entrepreneurship from 3-4.30pm. The sessions were more interactive.

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  • Manu Suvarna (09’BT) , addressed Final and Prefinal year B.E students on the 25th of January 2016, in Phalguni, NMAMIT. Manu completed his Masters in Chemical and Biological Engineering at UBC, Canada, presently working as Simulation Engineer at Andtrix Automation Ltd, Bengaluru. His talk was on ‘Preparation For Grad School Abroad’. He touched upon various aspects like Courses and School, Finances, Timelines and Post application. Around 29 Students attended and interacted with Manu.


    SDIC was inaugurated on 16th Jan 2016, in Sowparnika, NMAMIT. Young entrepreneurs Mr. Praveen Udupa(alumnus’08 M.Tech), Ms. Renuka Sharma were the chief guests.

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  • A talk on ‘Higher Education Abroad’ was conducted by the CSI Student branch, NMAM Institute of Technology, in association with Wenamitaa, the alumni association of NMAM Institute of Technology, Nitte on the 9th of October 2015 in Sambhram Auditorium. Mr. Brian D’Souza (CS’04) , the guest speaker addressed 3rdCSE students.
    His interaction was mainly on his experience in the IT Industry and his study abroad, his study in NMAMIT and his experiences in life.

  • Our alumnus (EC), Dilip Adiga one of the founders of Anna dana (food redistribution) club, active in college, addressed our Mission Prerana students and volunteers on 7th October at 4 PM. He also gave them useful tips on Entrepreneurship, ‘start upper’ of a couple of companies that he is.


      The Annual General Body Meeting of ‘wenamitaa’ was held on 19th Sept,2015 at 9.55 am at Shambhavi , NMAMIT,Nitte.

      Dr. Sharada G Prabhu, Prof. Alumni Affairs welcoming the gathering ,presented a PPT on wenamitaa, its activities for the year 14-15 , and the budget proposal for the year 15-16.

      The Highlights are

      • Sanjeeth Shetty Fellowship Programme awards for the best students each from 7 departments(Citation ,Gift Hampers and Cash Prize of Rs 10.000/each)and one out standing student(Rs20.000) Instituted by alumnus Mr. Sanjeeth Shetty(EC96)

      • Funding projects to maximum of Rs 10,000/ each for 8 departments including MCA

      • Wenamitaa instituted silver medals for the 2nd rank holders for UG and PG of all the departments(15 in number)

      • Funding registration fee for international conferences.

      • Alumnus Praveen (IP 95) Sponsored a project from Mech Dept (Rs. 30,000)

      • Inviting alumni for Talks, Technical Talks, Association activities, and as judges during intercollegiate meets.

      The elected new office bearers

      Dr. Muralidhar Rao(ME98) – President
      Mr. Devidhas Bhat(IS08) – Secretary
      Mr. Venkatesh Kamath(BT06) – Treasurer
      Mrs. Sharada Shenoy (CS98) – Joint Secretary


    • Sachin Kamath addressing students on Indian Administrative Services followed by interaction with students, on 12th Sept 15 at Shambhavi NMAMIT,organized by Department of Humanities.


    • Rashmi Hegde ( EC’14, Masters in Communication electronics at technische Universitat Munchen, Germany) , addressing the 1st year students on ‘Career Preparation Strategies for students’ on the 14th of September 15 in LC44.

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    • Mr. Lakshmeesha Upadhyaya (Alumnus BTE’09), Erasmus Mundus Doctoral Fellow, University of Montepellier2, France delivered a lecture on “Higher Studies in Europe with Erasmus and Marie Curie Scholarships” on 5th August 2015 at NMAMIT Nitte. This talk was organized by Alumni cell of Biotechnology department in association with Wenamitaa, Alumni association of NMAMIT for the benefit of final year students of all branches of engineering. He gave complete details on the admission procedures, selection, and lifestyle in Europe and shared his experiences at European Union. Around 50 students attended the programme.

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    • 25 Years of graduation of the 1st Batch (86-90) was celebrated on 1st August 2015, at NMAMIT at sowparnika,with23 alumni attending. Mr. Thomas Saldanaha initiated to make this meet happen. While self introducing, alumni recalled their college days & the hardship they underwent during 86-90. They promised their contribution through fund, incubation centre & internship. This was followed by lunch & dance by kalanjali dance group of NMAMIT. (photos in gallery).


    • Mr. P K Raghavendra (99 IP at NMAMIT, ME and MBA from RMIT, Melbourne, Pursuing doctoral programme in the area of Health Informatics from Central Queenland University, Melbourne) Lead Architect for Fujitsu, Melbourne. Australia, visited NMAMIT after 15 years. During his visit he addressed I M.Tech(Mech) students on the 29th of March on “Cloud Computing, big data and continuing education” – related to mechanical engineering. Another technical session was held for the MTech students of Computer Science and Engineering and Network , on the 9th of April 2015 at 10 AM . The programs were coordinated by Dr. Sashikanth Karinka, coordinator M.Tech programmes and Prof. Roshan Fernandes, Associate Professor, Dept of CSE.

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      Dr. Sashikath Karinka presenting Memento to Mr. P. K. Ragavendra

    • The abhuday diwas was celebrated on the 25th of march 15. The chief guests of the function was alumni couple Mr. Harish Shetty (Mech 2001) and MS. Radhika Shetty(CS2001).

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    • A Dubai Meet was held at Dubai on 20th March, 2015 at Hotel Marco Polo, DIERA, Dubai, from 5-9 PM.
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      Shri. N V Hegde, President NET, Dr. Niranjan Chiplunkar, Principal, NMAMIT, Dr, Rajesh Shetty ( HOD E&C and Treasurer ‘wenamitaa’) ,Mr. Francis Sebastian(MENMAMIT-UAE)

    • Year 2015, Sanjeeth Shetty Fellowship programme awardees (best students from each branch with gift Hamper, Citation and cash 10K)
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      SSFP award, The Most outstanding NMAMITan Mr. Adithya Poonja EC ((extreme right with a Gift Hamper, Citation and Cash 20K).

    • Alumni always find an opportunity to visit their almamater. For the NMAMIT intercollegiate cultural fest Anandotsava alumni were in action as Judges for various events.
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    • Mr. Prajwal V Kumar (alumnus, EC), Managing Director, M/s Robautonics Pvt. Ltd, Mangalore, inaugurated Entrepreneurship Awareness Camp for the benefits of final year students of EC Engineering, NMAMIT, Nitte on 21st January, 2015. This programme was sponsored by Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India, Ahmedabad.

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    • Keerthan Naik (09 EC) addressed 1st year students a part of programme ‘Prerana for a Change”, on Fitness in Sadananda on 21st January15. He encouraged students to involve in physical fitness exercises.
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    • Ms. Anjali T. Pai, (09 BT) interacted with BT students on the 21st of Dec 14, during her visit to Nitte. Ms. Anjali Pai did her Masters in University College of London and currently pursuing Ph.D. in Cancer Biology from University of Cork, Ireland. This talk was organized by Phoenix, Students’ Association of Biotechnology in association. with ‘wenamitaa’, the Alumni Association of NMAMIT.

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    • Ms. Sharath Ramaswamy , Director ,Training and Development, Akamai Technologies, Bangalore was the chief guest for the inauguration of the activities of SAMCA, held on 12th November 2014. (MCA Alumni).

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    • Mr.Sampath Kumar, Asst.Professor, E & C Dept., MIT, Manipal gave a talk on “Computer Vision Applications in Electronic Industry” on 17.9.2014 for the final year E & C students.

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    • Dr. Somashekar Bhat, Professor & Head, E & C Dept., MIT, Manipal gave a talk on “ My Experience in Analog Electronic Circuits” on 8 oct 2014 for II year E & C.students.

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      ‘wenamitaa’ Funding From the Academic year 2014 – 15:

      In our ongoing efforts to motivate and help students to perform academically well, and to encourage students to take up projects that help society, ‘wenamitaa’ has come out with a proposal of

      1. Project Funding for the final year projects

      2. Funding of Registration/Participation Fees for International Conferences in India

      3. Institution of Medals for Academic Excellence

      Alumni Interacton:

      Prasad Shetty Mech 99 was here after a gap of 13 years. He addressed Mechanical Engg. Students on IT for Mech .

      The E&C department association ELECSA organized talks by alumni

      Global Alumni Meet was organized on the 15th of Aug 2014 at Sadananda, NMAMIT, Nitte. The meet started with Flag hoisting, sapling planting and getting together of alumni.The Meet was organized jointly by ‘wenamitaa’(NMAMIT Association) and its chapter in the Middle East (meNMAMIT). Apart from teaching, nonteaching and around 120 student volunteers, 140 Alumni from various places of the country, the Middle East and the US registered for the Meet. The Alumni expressed their happiness for getting an opportunity to visit Nitte after a long gap.

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      To realize the Vision Various strategies have been chalked out like,

      • Designing and launching a website – Entrusted to me with the help of Ananth prabhu (2014 CSE) and Subramanya V (2015 ISE) which is in the completion stage
      • Sending invitations and greetings to the alumni through mail and facebook
      • Inviting the Alumni to college functions as guests and arranging for lectures or interaction with junior students when Alumni visit our Institution
      • The high lights are More than 20 alumni visited their alma-mater as judges for various events at the time of Technidharshan and Anandotsava celebrations.
      • Mr. Gopi Krishnan (1993, E&C), Infosys Associate Vice President, Head Mangalore development centre, was the chief guest for the inaugural of Technidharshan on 28th oct 2012.
      • Mr. Abhijin (02,Mech), Thashildar, udupi taluk, was the chief guest for the college sports day function on 6th Feb, 2013.
      • Mr. Sanjeeth Shetty (96, E&C), CEO of companies at UK, was the guest for the college day celebrations. He Instituted awards for,’Outstanding Student from E&C branch’, (citation, Cash Prize of RS 10,000 and a corporate gift hamper), and Outstanding NMAMITian (citation, Cash Prize of RS 15,000 and a corporate gift hamper),
      • Mr. Manu Suvarna (20008, BT), Research asst, Biofuel Research Lab at the University of Britsh Columbia, Canada, addressed the first year students on the 22nd of Nov 2012 .
      • On the 6th of Dec 2012 , Mr. Siddharth (2009, Mech) R&D Division, Turbo Energy Ltd (unit of TVS), Chennai, spokie on his experience in R&D .
      • Mr. Santhosh Veigas( E&C 2006, MS Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago) addressed th final E&C and E&E on the 2nd of Jan 2013.
      • Mr. Ayush Verma (CS 2011, associate Solutions architect, Akamai) Addressed 3rd years on 22nd feb 5th 2013.
      • Thyagaraja Marate (E&C 2005, Project Leader – GNSS Technology Accord Software & Systems Pvt. Ltd. -Accord software) will be pursuing doctoral studies in Geomatics Engg. At University of Calgary addressed the final E&C and spoke on ‘Basics of Global Navigation Satellite Systems’ on the 16th of feb2013.
      • On the 12th of March 2013 Wing Commander Rajiv Kakar( 94 E&C) Visited the Institution and was overwhelmed to see the changes that have taken place in Nitte.

      NMAMIT will be happy to see more Alumni visiting and interacting with the juniors.

      “Never seem more learned than the people you are with. Wear your learning like a pocket watch and keep it hidden. Do not pull it out to count the hours, but give the time when you are asked.”

      ~ Lord Chesterfield