Founded in 1956, Manipal University is a deemed university located in Manipal, Karnataka. It boasts over 28,000 students from 52 countries and branch campuses in Bangalore, Mangalore, Sikkim, Jaipur, Dubai, Malaysia and Antigua. The university’s mission is to be the most preferred choice of students, faculty and industry and to be among the top 10 in every discipline of education- health sciences, engineering and management. The university is ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001: 2004 certified. It is a recipient of the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality award and the International Asia Pacific Quality award in 2007- 2008.
The 313 acre university campus hosts a myriad of facilities to supplement classroom teaching, a simulation centre, innovation centre, convention centre, business incubation centre, well resourced library, state-of-the-art laboratories, banks and ATM. Sports facilities include gymnasium, synthetic jogging track, four squash courts, basketball court with NBA specifications, badminton courts, playing area for futsal, and cricket bowling machine.
The university offers undergraduate, post graduate, super specialty and diploma certificate programmes. It offers 201 programmes across 19 disciplines. The university houses the following departments: 1. Department of Geopolitics 2. Department of Commerce 3. Department of Statistics 4. Department of Public Health 5. Department of Sciences 6. Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics 7. Department of Advanced Pharmaceutical Science
Candidates can apply online for admission and can also download the prospectus from the website. Admissions are either through online entrance test or are based on the qualifying examination marks. For international students, admissions are done on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination. Please contact the university for more information on admission and fees.
Manipal University has been ranked among top 20 national universities in India by the Education World C-fore Survey 2015.