Manipal Institute of  Technology (M.I.T,Manipal,Karnataka,India) is one of the most modern and developed engineering School in India.

University Motto

College logo

Campuses at Manipal and Mangalore provide a cosmopolitan and congenial atmosphere in which students from over 52 countries create lifelong friendships. Manipal, a classic mix of cultures, provides a wonderful opportunity for dialogue and understanding of cultures. Students can join clubs for music and fine arts, literary pursuits, debating, robotics, electronics, motor racing and photography.

Of the second -tier institutions, MIT is one of the most prestigious(ranked as 5th top college by Outlook 2010). It’s part of sprawling network of 53 private professional colleges called the Manipal Institute of Technology (previously known as Manipal  Academy of Higher Education,MAHE) , Located on India’s south -western coast. Founded in 1953 as a medical school by Dr. Tonse Madhava Anantha Pai, the academy trains its 40,000- strong students body in everything from different branches like hotel management to software development.

MIT goes out of its way to ensure that graduates are prepared to move straight into jobs. Companies such as Motorola,Microsoft,and network storage outfit EMC Corp. often recruit Manipal students in the final weeks of their penultimate year. Once a student accepts an offer, the college creates final-year electives geared to his or her prospective job.

Infosys, TATA consultancy, Wipro and Satyam Computer Services, which together hired more than 40,000 engineers in 2004(source:MANIPAL), take such cooperarion a step further. They provide course material and train lectures on developments in areas such as chip design , radio frequency identification, and network management. The collaboration pays off in shorter in-house training once graduates become employees.

MIT focuses on all round growth while exploring the latest developments in science and technology. With state of the art facilities, experienced faculty members and a homely hostel, MIT is the definitive technical institute to be in.

Courses offered :

Bachelors of Engineering(B.E):

  • BE Aeronautical Engineering
  • BE Automobile Engineering
  • BE Biomedical Engineering
  • BE Biotechnology Engineering
  • BE Chemical Engineering
  • BE Civil Engineering
  • BE Computer Science & Engineering
  • BE Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • BE Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • BE Industrial & Production Engineering
  • BE Information Technology
  • BE Instrumentation & Control Engineering
  • BE Mechanical Engineering
  • BE Mechatronics
  • BE Printing Technology
  • Bachelor of Architecture

Masters of Technology(M.Tech.):

  • MTech Astronomy & Space Engineering
  • MTech Biomedical Engineering
  • MTech Computer Aided Mechanical Design & Analysis
  • MTech Computer Science & Engineering
  • MTech Construction Engineering & Management
  • MTech Control Systems
  • MTech Digital Electronics & Advanced Communication
  • MTech Energy Management, Auditing & Lighting
  • MTech Geoinformatics
  • MTech Industrial Biotechnology
  • MTech Manufacturing Engineering & Technology
  • MTech Microelectronics
  • MTech Network Engineering
  • MTech Nuclear Engineering
  • MTech Power Electronic Systems & Control
  • MTech Printing & Media Engineering
  • MTech Software Engineering – Dual Degree
  • MTech Structural Engineering
  • MTech Engineering Management
  • MTech Environmental Engineering
  • MTech Chemical Engineering
  • Masters in Printing and Media Technology (Double Degree)
  • MArch Advance Design
  • Master of Computer Applications
  • PG Certificate in Advance Architectural Design

Industrial Partnerships:

  • TCS “SANGAM” Collaborative Program
  • Infosys “Campus Connect” Program
  • EMC2 for Storage Area Network
  • Intel Technology India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore
  • CISCO for Network Academy Program
  • Microsoft for University Relations Program, Academic Developer Program
  • IBM for University Program
  • Quest India Ltd. for MS Program in Mechanical Engineering
  • HCL, India
  • Cognizant, India

Infrastructure:

an eg. of hostels view

The infrastructure at Manipal University can be compared with the best in the world. The campus covers a total area of 500 acres. All the constituent colleges of the University are supported by:

Library: The University is home to the largest library in Asia for an educational institution. The Health Sciences Library of Manipal University is a modern facility extending over 150,000 square feet on six floors, and can accommodate 1300 users at a time.

Besides the Central Health Sciences library there are libraries for every constituent college for their respective disciplines.

innovation_centre

innovation_centre

Anatomy Museum:Acclaimed to be one of the best in Asia, the museum is a product of the painstaking research, commitment and perseverance of Dr. S S Godbole, a noted anatomist and artist who produced the finest specimens in anatomy. The museum has 1000 odd dissected specimens of the human body- adult, foetus and other animals. The museum also displays cross sectional specimens, radiographs, skeletons of human and other vertebrates, radiographs and developmental anatomy models. The museum collection is laid out in sections: Head and Neck, Thorax, Visceral anatomy, Limbs, Sectional anatomy, Nervous system, Developmental anatomy and Comparative anatomy.

Though the specimens and models are continuously added to the collection, some specimens date back to half a decade and still show no signs of degradation. Currently, sincere efforts are being made to promote the museum as a lively source of interaction for health science students and also the public.

The museum is open from 8 AM to 6 PM and not only caters to the students and staff of the Manipal University, but also to schools, colleges and the general public. While the entrance for Manipal university staff, students and guests is free, a nominal fee is collected from the public.

The renowned anatomist, Dr. R.J.Last ,on a visit to the museum simply wrote, “It’s one of the best”.

Simulation Labs: Manipal University is the only University in Asia to have a Medical Simulation Center to provide hands-on experience to the students. The centre has the most complex, interactive, computer-based training units such as the SimMan and SimBaby.

Wi-Fi Campus: Manipal University campus provides Wi-Fi hotspots spread across the campus. Laptops packaged with all campus services are provided to UG students of Medical, Dental, Engineering and Architecture for their computing, communication and presentation requirements.

Hostels & Food Courts: The residential facilities at Manipal are comparable to some of the best in the world. The Food Courts at Manipal with a combined seating capacity of over 3,000 cater to the needs of the students of different cultures. The Food Courts also house popular brands like Pizza Corner, Subway, Noodle King, Barrista, Bread Basket, Asian K Flavor, Hangyo, etc.

Sports: The campuses have playgrounds and courts for cricket, hockey, football, tennis, basketball, badminton and volleyball. There are swimming pools, gymnasium and athletics track.

Classes in NLH

Classes in NLH

MARENA: MARENA is a 6 storey, state-of-the-art indoor sports complex which houses not just India’s largest gymnasium but also a football pitch, badminton courts, basketball courts, squash courts and a 200 meter synthetic jogging track.

MARENA Indoor+Sports+Stadium+Manipal

Facts and Figures :

Manipal University provides the finest in education to over 20,000 students every year. It also has an active alumni base of over 72,000 students across the world. Today, Manipal has the largest concentration of foreign students in India doing professional courses.
Awards & Achievements:
  • ISO 9001: 2008 and ISO 14001: 2004 certification
  • Winner of International Asia Pacific Quality Award
  • Winner of IMC- Ramakrishna Bajaj National Quality Award
  • FKCCI Export Excellence Award
  • KMC Manipal ranked 4th among the best medical colleges in India*
  • MCODS, Manipal ranked No. 1 among the best dental colleges in India*
  • MIT, Manipal ranked 7th among the best private engineering colleges in India*
  • WGSHA, Manipal ranked 7th among the best hotel management colleges in India*(* Outlook magazine. survey – 2009)

Some highlights

  • 56 years in providing world-class professional education
  • Deemed University since 1993
  • Multi Campus – Multi discipline University in India and abroad
  • A pioneer in higher education in the private sector
  • Campus spread across over 500 acres
  • 264 courses offered across 14 professional streams
  • Students from 52 countries
  • 20 constituent institutions and 4 teaching hospitals
  • 2400 faculty
  • 6600 employees
  • State of the art infrastructure
  • One of the best anatomy museums in the world
  • One of Asia’s best libraries
  • Facilitates research through state-of-the-art research and incubation centres
  • Fully networked Wi-Fi campus
  • International collaborations
  • International twinning programmes
  • Students exchange programme from different countries
  • Environment-friendly campus

Alumni

  • Manipal has a strong global alumni base of over 72,000 students
  • Every 4th Doctor in Malaysia is a Manipal Alumnus
  • Over 3000 doctors in the USA are Manipal Alumni
  • The first Malaysian Astronaut is a Manipal Alumnus

Manipal Education

  • Has presence in over 20 countries
  • Has 3 universities and 9 campuses spread across Sikkim, Malaysia, Nepal, UAE and Antigua
  • Manipal Education also offers Professional & Skills education with industry collaboration. It has strategic tie-ups with industry leaders like ICICI, Bharti, etc. to drive first-day productivity in sectors like Banking & Insurance, Retail, Telecom, BPO and Media & Entertainment

Faculty
Manipal University has over 2400 faculty including Professors, Additional Professors, Associate Professors, Readers, Assistant Professors and Selection Grade Lecturers. The faculty, which consists of postgraduates and those with higher academic qualifications, have an impressive average experience of 15 years. Members of the faculty come from different parts of India and this diversity augments their ability to interact and help the students. The faculty also includes Senior Lecturers, Lecturers, Assistant Lecturers and Tutors.
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Manipal University’s impressive facilities and highly experienced staff, along with encouragement to participate in cultural and social activities have helped to develop the personalities and talents of its students. The ages of the students range from 17 to 30 years. The students, who come from all over the world to study, form a rich and vibrant community. The university has more than 2200 international students.

Geography & weather:

Manipal is situated in the rocky yet lush green hinterland of Malabar (Konkan) Coast of southwest India. It is about 150 meters above the sea level and about 12 kms from the Arabian Sea. It nestles between the hill ranges of the Western Ghats and the blue waters of the Arabian Sea. It overlooks a narrow coastal plain through which the picturesque Swarna River meanders its way to the city.

Added to it is the natural beauty that surrounds Manipal and Mangalore, the pristine beaches, the lush greenery of the Western Ghats, the several picnic spots along the coast line make it just the right place for all those who come here in the pursuit of professional education.

The weather is tropical and is hot with high levels of humidity between November to May. The region receives moderate to heavy rainfall between June to October and the temperatures range from a minimum of 24 degree C to a high of 38 degree C.

Getting to Manipal University:

Manipal is well connected by road, rail and air. There are two main cities close to Manipal that serve as entry points, Udupi and Mangalore. Udupi is 5 kms from Manipal and Mangalore is 65 kms away.

By Air: The nearest airport is at Mangalore which is one and half hours’ drive by road. There are daily

domestic flights from Mumbai and Bangalore. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and King Fisher

fly to Mangalore. There are direct international flights to Mangalore from Dubai, Abu Dhabi,

Muscat, Doha, Qatar, Bahrain and Kuwait. Prepaid taxis are available at the Mangalore airport.

By Road: Manipal is well connected with the major cities in Karnataka and buses run between

Mangalore and Manipal frequently.

By Train: The closest railway stations are Udupi and Mangalore. These railway stations lie on the Konkan route connecting the north and the south along the west coast. Delhi and Mumbai (to the north) and Ernakulam (to the south) are linked to Udupi station. Mangalore station is connected to Chennai, Delhi, Trivandrum and Mumbai. Those travelling from Kolkata will have to travel via Chennai and then take a connecting train to Mangalore. There is also a train operating from Jammu to Mangalore once a week.

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