About Us

We're Creative

Network System Lab is for CSED students (specially for MCA). It provides the infrastructure and facilities for conducting the regular labs (Data Structures Lab, DBMS Lab, Network Lab, and Programming Languages Lab) and project works for the MCA Programs. The lab is equipped with state of the art servers, desktops and software (Linux and compilers for C, C++, Perl, TCL, PHP, Java, Python, etc.). It maintained by the prestigious CSED, NIT Calicut; where the bright Master of Computer Application students have been regularly developing and testing their creative projects



Dell PowerEdge 2950 Rack Server
CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Memory 8 GB
HDD 2.5 TB
OS Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS


CPU Intel(R) Xeon(R) CPU E5-1620 v2 @ 3.70GHz
Memory 8 GB
OS Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS


CPU Intel(R) Core(TM) i5-3470 CPU @ 3.20GHz
Memory 4 GB
HDD 500 GB
OS Ubuntu 16.04.3 LTS

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Default gateway

Preferred DNS Server

Alternate DNS Server

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Andromeda Internal IP

Andromeda External IP

Backup Server




Andromeda is an internal data server for MCA students who are pursuing their Master in Computer Application at National Institute of Technology Calicut. All the MCA students have an account in Andromeda Server. All users are assigned a fixed 20GB disk quota. The users can also upload personal files and host their personal website in the server.

Internal IP:

External IP:

How to Login Andromeda

All the Andromeda user have username same as username NITC mail id. The default password for the andromeda account is their username. Andromeda users can change default password.

For 2015 Admission Batch username is of format < roll_no >

For 2016 Admission Batch username is of format < roll_no >

For 2017 Admission Batch username is of format < roll_no >

The users has been assigned a fixed disk space usage quota. User can check the quota by running the command 'quota -s'

How to Access to database

Andromeda also hosts MySQL server. All the Andromeda users have a database account. The username and default password of database is same as roll number. The database name is of format db_< roll-no > like if your roll number is m150050ca then database name is db_m150050ca.

How to create a webpage

Andromeda is powered by Apache Webserver 2.4.7. Users can host and publish their webpages on Andromeda Server. Andromeda supports PHP as server side scripting language with MySQL database. The webpages of user is available under http://andromeda.nitc.ac.in/~username/

Like:   http://andromeda.nitc.ac.in/~m150050ca/

Rules And Regulation

It's Your Lab


No Social Networking

You are not supposed to do social networking on Facebook, Twitter, Google+ etc. during lab hours


No Gadgets Allowed

Do not use cellphones in NSL and keep them in silent mode. Use of laptop/tablets is not allowed in NSL


Dress properly

Half trousers/shorts are not allowed in NSL

Enter in NSL with your College ID


Call for admins

You can call the corresponding Lab admin, if the lab is not opened (Schedule is pasted on the door).


Keep necessary files only

Space is limited (50MB per user) in Andromeda so keep only necessary data in your accounts otherwise it may get removed without prior notice.


Make Sure

When you are leaving the lab:

Make sure that the system you were using is poweroff.

Chairs should be arranged properly.

Switch off the fan and lights.


9 A.M. - 12 P.M.

Day 10:00 - 12:00 01:00 - 05:00 05:00 - 07:00 08:00 - 12:00
MONDAY - - ----- Amit Kumar Soni
TUESDAY - - Sarvesh singh Amit Kumar Soni
WEDNESDAY - - Rahul Kumar ------
THURSDAY - - ------- Rahul Kumar
FRIDAY - - ------- Rahul Kumar
SATURDAY ------ ------ Rahul Kumar ------
SUNDAY Sarvesh Singh ------ Sarvesh Singh Sarvesh Singh
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ITL 304, IT Laboratory Complex, National Institute of Technology Calicut, India
+91-7894561230 (Senior Lab In-Charge)
+91(495) 2286870/43 (Senior Lab In-Charge)
+91-9061543942 ( Student Admin)