|Motto||Inspired by Life|
|Type||Private Deemed University Institute of Eminence|
|Founder||T. M. A. Pai|
|Vice-Chancellor||Lieutenant General M D Venkatesh|
|Colours||Black and Orange|
Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is a multidisciplinary private deemed university located in Manipal, India. The university also has campuses in Mangalore, Bangalore, Jamshedpur, Malacca and Dubai. Manipal is among India's oldest institutions and has been consistently ranked among the best universities in the country. As of 2021, Manipal offers more than 350 programs across 30 disciplines.
In 1953, Dr. T. M. A. Pai founded India's first private medical school, the Kasturba Medical College, and five years later the Manipal Institute of Technology was established. Initially, degrees were awarded by Karnataka University, Dharwad and later by the University of Mysore. From 1980 to 1993 they were awarded by Mangalore University. The current organizational structure was formed in 1993, when Kasturba Medical College and Manipal College of Dental Sciences were accorded deemed university status by UGC. Manipal Institute of Technology became a constituent unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education in 2000. Manipal is certified as an ISO 14001:2004 organization.
|Constituent Unit||Location||Year Established|
|Kasturba Medical College||Manipal||1953|
|Kasturba Medical College||Mangalore||1955|
|Manipal Institute of Technology||Manipal||1957|
|Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences||Manipal||1963|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences||Manipal||1965|
|Manipal School of Architecture & Planning||Manipal||1978|
|Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration||Manipal||1986|
|Manipal College of Dental Sciences||Mangalore||1987|
|Manipal College of Nursing||Manipal||1990|
|Manipal Institute of Communication||Manipal||1997|
|International Centre for Applied Sciences||Manipal||1994|
|Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology||Bangalore||1996|
|Melaka Manipal Medical College||Manipal||1997|
|Manipal School of Information Sciences||Manipal||1998|
|Manipal College of Health Professions||Manipal||1999|
|Manipal Institute of Management||Manipal||1999|
|Melaka Manipal Medical College||Malacca||2000|
|MAHE Dubai Campus||Dubai||2003|
|Manipal School of Life Sciences||Manipal||2006|
|Department of Commerce||Manipal||2007|
|Prasanna School of Public Health||Manipal||2009|
|Department of Sciences||Manipal||2009|
|Manipal Institute of Regenerative Medicine||Bangalore||2007|
|Manipal Institute of Virology||Manipal||2010|
|Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences||Manipal||2011|
|Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research||Manipal||2015|
|Manipal Tata Medical College||Jamshedpur||2020|
The campus at Manipal covers 600 acres (2.4 km2) of land and is centered in the university town of Manipal. It is divided into the health sciences campus and the MIT campus. The campus has a large library, an indoor sports complex and a museum.
The Mangalore campus offers health science courses and is largely divided into the Centre for Basic Sciences at Bejai and the main campus at Light House Hill Road. The Mangalore campus includes the Dr. TMA Pai International Convention Centre at M.G Road.
MAHE also has campuses in Bangalore, Jamshedpur, Dubai and Melaka.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is divided into the
|General – international|
|QS (World) (2020)||701-750|
|QS (Asia) (2020)||239|
|QS (BRICS) (2019)||120|
|General – India|
|NIRF (Overall) (2020)||14|
|NIRF (Universities) (2020)||8|
|Medical – India|
|NIRF (2020)||9, 21|
|Pharmacy – India|
Manipal Academy of Higher Education was ranked 701-750 in the QS World University Rankings of 2020. The same rankings ranked it 239 in Asia in 2020 and 120 among BRICS nations in 2019. In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, MAHE was ranked 351-400 in Medicine.
In India, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Manipal Academy of Higher Education 14th overall and 8th among universities in 2020. NIRF also ranked the Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences seventh in India.
The institute is one of the first six institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status in 2018.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education library system comprises six libraries spread across its Medical, Humanities and Engineering school campuses.
Budgetary provisions are given for research through capital allocations for the maintenance of animal facility, consumables, equipment etc. ₹15 million (US$200,000) was sanctioned to the Manipal Institute of Technology in 2008–2009 towards funding innovation. MCOPS, Manipal sends its second-year postgraduate (PG) students for collaborative research programs at R&D centers all over the country. Often the research carried out by them becomes a part of the intellectual property of the company.
The Manipal Life Science Centre has a research team and is undertaking several research projects funded by DBT, DST, etc. MLSC is linked to several international research institutions such as Wistar Institute Philadelphia, University of Queensland, and many more.
The Manipal Advanced Research Group was formed in early 2006 with an aim to grow new research projects in fundamental sciences and promote interdisciplinary cooperation in areas between basic research, biomedical science and engineering.
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