Manipal Academy of Higher Education
|Motto||Inspired by Life|
|Type||Private deemed university|
|Founder||T. M. A. Pai|
|Chancellor||Ramdas M Pai|
|Location||Manipal, Karnataka, India|
|Campus||Suburban, 650 acres (2.6 km2)|
Manipal Academy of Higher Education, formerly branded as Manipal University, is a private research institute deemed to be university located in the university town of Manipal, Karnataka, India. Manipal Academy of Higher Education has sister universities in Dubai, Mangalore, Sikkim, and Jaipur. It is a member of the Association of Commonwealth Universities.
- 1 History
- 2 Organisation
- 3 Rankings
- 4 Campuses in Manipal
- 5 Courses Offered
- 6 Libraries
- 7 Research
- 8 Notable alumni
- 9 References
- 10 External links
|List of vice chancellors|
In 1953, T.M.A. Pai founded India's first private medical school, Kasturba Medical College, and five years later the Manipal Institute of Technology was formed. Ramdas Pai took over the management in 1979 after the death of T.M.A. Pai. Initially all degrees were awarded by Karnatak 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 Manipal Academy of Higher Education was accorded deemed university status by the University Grants Commission. Manipal Academy of Higher Education is certified as an ISO 14001:2004 organization. In 2007, it rebranded itself as Manipal University. The legal name remained the Manipal Academy of Higher Education. In November 2017 the UGC requested to drop the "University" from the name and the institute went back to its former name.
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The pro-chancellor is H. S. Ballal and vice-chancellor is H. Vinod Bhat. It is organized into 19 colleges and 7 departments.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is composed of the following schools:
- Kasturba Medical College, Manipal and Kasturba Medical College, Mangalore
- Manipal Life Science Center, Manipal
- Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal and Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore
- Manipal College of Nursing, Manipal, Mangalore and Bangalore
- Faculty of Architecture, Planning and Design, Manipal
- Manipal College of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal, Mangalore and Bangalore
- Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal
- Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal
- International Center for Applied Sciences, Manipal
- School Of Information Sciences, Manipal
- School of Management, Manipal
- Medical College, Malacca, Malaysia
- Graduate School of Hotel Administration, Manipal
- School of Jewellery Management, Manipal
- Manipal Institute of Communication, Manipal and Bangalore
- School of Regenerative Medicine, Bangalore
- Department of European Studies, Manipal
- Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, Manipal
- ICICI Manipal Academy, Bangalore
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is made up of the following departments:
- Department of Geopolitics, Manipal
- Department of Commerce, Manipal
- Department of Statistics, Manipal
- Department of Public Health], Manipal
- Department of Sciences, Manipal
- Department of Atomic and Molecular Physics, Manipal
- Department of Advanced Pharmaceutical Science, Manipal
- Department of Culinary Arts, Manipal
There is one autonomous institute
|General – international|
|QS (World) (2018)||701-750|
|QS (BRICS) (2018)||119|
|QS (Asia) (2018)||198|
|General – India|
|NIRF (Overall) (2017)||30|
|NIRF (Universities) (2017)||18|
Campuses in Manipal
Manipal Institute of Technology Campus
The Manipal Institute of Technology Campus is located about 1 km east from the main institute building. Spread over 200 acres, the campus comprises eight academic / research buildings (Academic Blocks 1, 2 and 5; New Lecture Hall Complex (Block 3); Innovation Center (Block 4); The MIT Library; buildings of the School of Communication and the School of Management), twenty one halls of residence, three food courts (excluding the two shared by four residence halls), and sports facilities like football, cricket and running fields, two synthetic lawn tennis courts, and an indoor facility for badminton, table tennis, etc.
The Innovation Centre was established in 2007, to mark the 50th anniversary of the Manipal Institute of Technology. It primarily focuses on research and entrepreneurship activities, with a few rooms devoted to academic labs and classrooms.
In October 2016, Dr. GK Prabhu, MIT Director announced a major campus expansion plan that plans to add five more buildings to the campus:
The MIT-KEF R&D Center (which will be constructed off-site) for research in Civil Engineering (primarily off-site construction) and Architecture; a 'student plaza' at KC that will replace several iconic buildings (basketball court, Student Activity Centre and a 30-year-old building with shops) and serve as the new hub for all social activity; MIT Tech Shop, modelled after Hackerspaces that will meet the need for a dedicated space for the ongoing student activities in areas such as robotics, racing (Formula Student), solar and all terrain automobile projects, satellites, UAVs, aeromodelling and rocketry, among others; A new food court near the 15th and 16-17th hostel blocks, and a new hostel block (the 22nd) for female students.
Of these new planned buildings, as of July 2017, the food court and the hostel block are in the final stages of completion, the student plaza is in the initial stages of construction and work is yet to begin on the research centre and the hackerspace.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education offers 218 programs in 19 disciplines. The programs are offered in the areas of Allied Health, Architecture, Basic & Advanced Sciences, Communication, Dentistry, Engineering, European Studies & Foreign Languages, Geopolitics & International Relations, Hospitality, Humanities, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Management (MBA), Medicine, Natural Sciences, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, and Regenerative Medicine.
The 2016 Acceptance rate of the institute was 4.3% - with 6500 students getting accepted out of 150000 applicants.
Manipal Academy of Higher Education library system comprises six libraries spread across its Medical and Engineering school campuses. The largest library among them is the Health Sciences Library located in the main institute building.
Budgetary provisions are given for research through capital allocations for the maintenance of animal facility, consumables, equipment etc. ₹1.5 crore (US$230,000) was sanctioned to MIT 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.
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, etc.
Manipal Advanced Research Group
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.
Technology, business, politics
- Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft
- Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia
- M G George Muthoot, Chairman of the Muthoot Group
- Anant J Talaulicar, president and CEO, Cummins India Ltd
- Pankaj Oswal, Indian-Australian businessman, chairman and CEO of Burrup Holdings
- Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP (Bangalore); President-CEO of Juniper capital; former FICCI president; former founder-CEO of BPL Mobile
- Mirza Faizan, founder and CEO of Avembsys Technologies
- Mahesh Shahdadpuri, founder and CEO of TASC Outsourcing
- I. M. Jayarama Shetty, former BJP Udupi MP
- Annapoorna Kini, Indian - American cardiologist and professor of cardiology at Icahn School of Medicine, New York City
- Devi Shetty, Indian cardiothoracic surgeon and founder of Narayana Health
- Sharan Patil, Indian philanthropist and orthopaedic surgeon.
- Belle Monappa Hegde, medical scientist and former vice-chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education
- Vijay P. Parashar, oral and maxillofacial radiologist and Associate Professor at Midwestern University
- Niyaz Ahmed, microbiologist, Senior Director ICDDRB
- N. S. Chandra Bose, former President, Indian Medical Association
Media, Entertainment, Journalism, Literature
- Vinod Jose, editor in chief of Indian magazine The Caravan
- Arun Shenoy, Grammy award nominated musician
- Sudhish Kamath, film critic and independent filmmaker
- Girish Kasaravalli, Indian film director (primarily Kannada cinema), and one of the pioneers of the Parallel Cinema Movement.
- Vikas Khanna, Michelin Starred Indian-American Chef, Restaurateur, Cookbook Author, Filmmaker, and Judge of MasterChef India
- Rajat Parr, Indian-American winemaker
- Maneet Chauhan, American chef and television personality
- Tevita Motulalo, Tongan newspaper executive and Director of Research at Royal Oceania Institute
- Shriya Kishore, Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2009
- Nithya Menen, film actress and playback singer
- Sri Kommineni, Indian film composer and playback singer
- Yagna Shetty, actress
- Parvatii Nair, model and actress
- Nitya Prakash, author
- Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, orthopedic surgeon and the first Malaysian astronaut
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