Feb 28

NIT Calicut Open House for High School & Higher secondary Children Exploring the World of STEM



Message from the Director


Prof. (Dr.) Prasad Krishna

Director, National Institute of Technology Calicut


Dear Students and Teachers,

Greetings from the National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC)! 

I am happy to invite you to visit NITC for an exciting Open Day experience on the National Science Day, February 28th, 2024.

I imagine that participating in this event will open your minds to the boundless possibilities of science, technology, and engineering as you explore our vibrant campus. We open for visitors our state-of-the-art research facilities across diverse departments, each standing tall with their cutting-edge advancements and inventions. You will get a chance to interact with our renowned faculty members and researchers, participate in interactive workshops, and witness inspiring student projects and innovations. Let your curiosity guide you as you discover exciting academic programs that could pave your path toward a fulfilling future.

More than just an invitation; it's my call to ignite your passion to unlock your potential. Be inspired by our success stories and rekindle your own love for science and technology. Let's celebrate the spirit of National Science Day together, fostering a quest for knowledge and innovation that benefits humanity.


National Institute of Technology Calicut (NITC) is happy to announce an upcoming event, "NITC Open House for School Children," designed to inspire and enlighten young minds in Kozhikode district. This event will provide a unique opportunity for High School (HS) and Higher Secondary School (HSS) students to experience the world of higher education and technological innovation first hand.


Event Objectives The primary objectives of the NITC Open House for School Children are the following

  • To expose school students to the world of engineering and technology.

  • To foster a passion for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) subjects.

  • To demystify the concept of higher education at premier institutions like NIT Calicut.

  • To bridge the gap between classroom learning and real-world applications.

  • To promote the exchange of ideas and experiences among students from different schools.


Event Details 

Date: 28th February 2024 

Time: 10 AM to 5 PM

Venue: National Institute of Technology Calicut


Participant Eligibility All schools in Kozhikode district are invited to participate in the event. The event is open to 25 students from Higher Secondary School (HSS) and 25 students from High School (HS) sections, totalling a maximum of 50 students per school.


Event Highlights

Interactive Workshops : NIT Calicut faculty members and students will conduct engaging workshops, demonstrate exciting experiments, projects, and innovative technologies in various STEM fields.

Campus Tour : Students will have the opportunity to explore the NIT Calicut campus, including state-of-the-art laboratories, libraries, and other facilities.

Career Guidance : A dedicated session will provide insight into career options, admission procedures, and the importance of STEM education.

Departmental Exhibitions and Presentations : Each department at NIT Calicut, including:

  • Architecture and Planning

  • Bioscience & Engineering

  • Chemical Engineering

  • Chemistry

  • Civil Engineering

  • Computer Science & Engineering

  • Electrical Engineering

  • Electronics & Communication Engineering

  • Materials Science and Engineering

  • Mathematics

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Physics

  • Technology Business Incubator (TBI)

Student Interaction : Peer interaction sessions will enable participating students to interact with NITC students, facilitating knowledge exchange and the sharing of experiences.

Science Exhibition : A showcase of cutting-edge research and projects by NIT Calicut students, encouraging school students to think critically and innovatively.

Question & Answer Sessions : Opportunities for students to ask questions about NIT Calicut, higher education, and career paths.

Event Registration : Interested schools should register their participation by 25th February 2024 using the online registration form available in this website. There is no registration fee. Due to limited slots, registration will be on a first-come, first-served basis.


Program Committee


Dr. A. Sujith, Professor, Department of Chemistry (sujith@nitc.ac.in)

Dr. Ravi Varma M.K., Professor, Department of Physics (r.varma@nitc.ac.in)

Teacher Coordinator 

Shajil U.K., HST GGHSS Balussery, Kozhikode (shajilbalussery@gmail.com)

Members : 

  1. Dr. Amit Kumar Singh, Associate Professor (MED)

  2. Dr. Sajan T John, Assistant Professor (MED)

  3. Dr. Rakesh R.T., Assistant Professor (ECED)

  4. Dr. Vivek Mohan,  Assistant Professor (EED) 

  5. Dr. Shihabudheen K.V., Assistant Professor (EED)

  6. Ar. Abhishek Kumar, Assistant Professor (ARC)

  7. Ar. Ritesh Ranjan, Assistant Professor (ARC)

  8. Sudarshan Chakravarthy A. Assistant Professor (CSED)

  9. Dr. Shivanand Kumar Veesam, Assistant Professor (CHED)

  10. Dr. Minimol M., Assistant Professor (CY)

  11. Dr. Shareef M., Assistant Professor (PHY)

  12. Dr. T Suresh Kumar, Assistant Professor (MSED)

  13. Dr. M. Sivakumar, Assistant Professor (CED)

  14. Dr. Shabina Ashraff, Assistant Professor (BED)

  15. Dr. Deepesh K. P., Assistant Professor (MAT)

  16. Dr. Preethi M, CEO, TBI NITC


Conclusion : The NIT Calicut Open Day for School Children aims to ignite a spark of curiosity, innovation, and passion for STEM education in the young minds of Kozhikode district. By providing a platform for interactive learning, exposure to cutting-edge technologies, and departmental insights, we hope to inspire the next generation of engineers, scientists, and innovators.