Tathva is an annual techno-management festival, organized by the National Institute of Technology Calicut at Kozhikode, in Kerala, India, in the month of September or October. It is one of the biggest technical festivals in South India.
The festival started as a small-scale technical festival during the era of Regional Engineering Colleges (REC). It has now grown, attracting about 8,000 students in over 40 events and with prize money of around Rs. 1.4 million in 2011.
Aimed at inspiring innovation, technical interest among students, and awareness among the public, the event hosts lectures, seminars, workshops, competitions, paper presentations, exhibitions, quizzes, model displays and robotics events.