NITK–STEP (formerly KREC-STEP) was established on 31st August 1994 in KREC campus. It is situated in an independent location in the complex of NITK about 23 K.M. from Mangalore city, adjacent to N.H. 66 and adjoining the Arabian Sea beach. Out of 16500 sft. built up area, 8500 sft. consists of Entrepreneurs’ Block and the remaining area comprises of computer laboratory, conference hall and administrative block.
It is an entrepreneurial driven self sustaining body.