Manipal Academy of Higher Education

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Manipal Academy of Higher Education
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MottoInspired by Life
TypePrivate deemed university
Established1953; 68 years ago (1953)
FounderT. M. A. Pai
ChancellorRamdas Pai
Vice-ChancellorLt.Gen(Dr.) MD Venkatesh
Students23,700
Location,
Colours   Black and Orange
AffiliationsACU, UGC, NAAC, PCI, AIU
Websitewww.manipal.edu
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Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) is a private deemed university located in Manipal, India. The university also has campuses in Mangalore, Bangalore, Jamshedpur, Melaka and Dubai. MAHE traces its roots to the Kasturba Medical College, the country's first self funded medical college established in 1953. As of 2021, MAHE offers more than 350 programs across 30 disciplines.

History[edit]

In 1953, Dr. T. M. A. Pai founded India's first private medical school, the Kasturba Medical College,[1] and five years later the Manipal Institute of Technology was established. Initially, degrees were awarded by Karnataka University, Dharwad and later Mysore University. From 1980 to 1993 they were awarded by Mangalore University. The current organizational structure was formed in 1993, when Manipal Academy of Higher Education was accorded deemed university status by the UGC.[2] Manipal Academy of Higher Education is certified as an ISO 14001:2004 organization.[3]

Campuses[edit]

Manipal Campus[edit]

The campus at Manipal covers 600 acres (2.4 km2)[4] 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.

Mangalore campus[edit]

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.

Faculties[edit]

Manipal Academy of Higher Education is divided into the Faculty of Health Science, the Faculty of Science, Technology and Management and the Faculty of Humanities, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences.

Academics[edit]

Rankings[edit]

Institute rankings
General – international
QS (World) (2020)[5]701-750
QS (Asia) (2020)[6]239
QS (BRICS) (2019)[7]120
General – India
NIRF (Overall) (2020)[8]14
NIRF (Universities) (2020)[9]8
Medical – India
NIRF (2020)[10]9, 21
Pharmacy – India
NIRF (2020)[11]7

Manipal Academy of Higher Education was ranked 701-750 in the QS World University Rankings of 2020.[5] The same rankings ranked it 239 in Asia in 2020[6] and 120 among BRICS nations in 2019.[7] In the 2021 QS World University Rankings, MAHE was ranked 351-400 in Medicine.[12]

In India, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Manipal Academy of Higher Education 14th overall[8] and 8th among universities in 2020.[9] NIRF also ranked the Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences seventh in India.[11]

The institute is one of the first six institutes to be awarded the Institute of Eminence status in 2018.[13]

Libraries[edit]

Manipal Academy of Higher Education library system comprises six libraries spread across its Medical, Humanities and Engineering school campuses.[14]

Research[edit]

Budgetary provisions are given for research through capital allocations for the maintenance of animal facility, consumables, equipment etc. 15 million (US$210,000)[15] 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 programmes at R&D centres all over the country. Often the research carried out by them becomes a part of the intellectual property of the company.[15]

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.

Manipal Advanced Research Group[edit]

The Manipal Advanced Research Group was formed in early 2006[16] with an aim to grow new research projects in fundamental sciences and promote interdisciplinary cooperation in areas between basic research, biomedical science and engineering.[17]

Notable alumni[edit]

References[edit]

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  6. ^ a b "QS Asia University Rankings 2020". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2020.
  7. ^ a b "QS BRICS University Rankings 2019". QS Quacquarelli Symonds Limited. 2018.
  8. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Overall)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  9. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Universities)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  10. ^ "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Medical)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  11. ^ a b "National Institutional Ranking Framework 2020 (Pharmacy)". National Institutional Ranking Framework. Ministry of Education. 11 June 2020.
  12. ^ "QS World University Rankings by Subject 2021: Medicine". Top Universities. Retrieved 29 May 2021.
  13. ^ "Manipal University Overview". manipal.edu. Archived from the original on 21 July 2011. Retrieved 5 August 2011.
  14. ^ "Library". Archived from the original on 24 July 2010. Retrieved 15 July 2010.
  15. ^ a b "Research Overview". Archived from the original on 5 September 2012. Retrieved 21 July 2010.
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  17. ^ "TOI-MARG". The Times of India. 10 March 2009. Archived from the original on 11 August 2011. Retrieved 21 July 2010.
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  22. ^ Banmali Agrawala. "Banmali Agrawala BE (Mech. Eng.): Executive Profile & Biography - Businessweek". Investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved 23 July 2015.
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External links[edit]

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