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.
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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 Pai's death. 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 word "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:
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is made up of the following departments:
There is one autonomous institute:
Internationally, Manipal Academy of Higher Education was ranked 701-750 in the QS World University Rankings of 2018. The same rankings ranked it 198 in Asia and 119 among BRICS nations.
In India, the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) ranked Manipal Academy of Higher Education 18 overall and 11 among universities in 2018. NIRF also ranked the Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences seventh in India.
Campuses in Manipal
The campus covers 600 acres (2.4 km2) of land and is centered in the university town of Manipal. The campus is divided into the health sciences campus and the engineering campus.
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), 21 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 and table tennis.
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
- A new food court near the 15th and 16-17th hostel blocks
- 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 650 students getting accepted out of 15000 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. INR1.5 crore (US$220,000) 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
- Rajeev Chandrasekhar, MP (Bangalore); President-CEO of Juniper capital; former FICCI president; founder and former CEO of BPL Mobile
- Mirza Faizan, founder and CEO of Avembsys Technologies
- M G George Muthoot, Chairman of the Muthoot Group
- Satya Nadella, CEO of Microsoft
- Pankaj Oswal, Indian-Australian businessman, chairman and CEO of Burrup Holdings
- Mahesh Shahdadpuri, founder and CEO of TASC Outsourcing
- I. M. Jayarama Shetty, former BJP Udupi MP
- Rajeev Suri, CEO of Nokia
- Anant J Talaulicar, president and CEO, Cummins India Ltd
- Niyaz Ahmed, microbiologist, Senior Director ICDDRB
- N. S. Chandra Bose, former President of the Indian Medical Association
- Belle Monappa Hegde, medical scientist; former vice-chancellor of Manipal Academy of Higher Education
- Annapoorna Kini, Indian-American cardiologist; professor of cardiology at Icahn School of Medicine, New York City
- Vijay P. Parashar, oral and maxillofacial radiologist; Associate Professor at Midwestern University
- Sharan Patil, Indian philanthropist and orthopaedic surgeon
- Devi Shetty, Indian cardiothoracic surgeon; founder of Narayana Health
Media, entertainment, journalism, literature
- Maneet Chauhan, American chef and television personality
- Vinod Jose, editor in chief of Indian magazine The Caravan
- 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; judge of MasterChef India
- Shriya Kishore, Pantaloons Femina Miss India Earth 2009
- Sri Kommineni, Indian film composer and playback singer
- Nithya Menen, film actress and playback singer
- Tevita Motulalo, Tongan newspaper executive; Director of Research at Royal Oceania Institute
- Parvatii Nair, model and actress
- Rajat Parr, Indian-American winemaker
- Nitya Prakash, author
- Arun Shenoy, Grammy Award-nominated musician
- Yagna Shetty, actress
- Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor, orthopedic surgeon; first Malaysian astronaut
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