Manipal University (MAHE) - Manipal Academy of Higher Education

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Madhav Nagar, Near Tiger Circle, Manipal, Karnataka - 576104, I

Manipal University (MAHE) was established in 1953 as a Manipal University and is now known as Manipal Academy of Higher Education, (MAHE). It is a Deemed-to-be University, approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Manipal University is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The campus of MAHE is spread across 648 acres. The university offers 80 undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in various disciplines. These disciplines cover medicine, engineering, pharmacy, management, dentistry, humanities, communication, life science, nursing, architecture, European studies, foreign language and allied health. The university has secured 18th rank in the architecture category, 7th in the university category, 27th rank in research category and 15th in the overall category in NIRF 2021 Ranking. 

The university conducts Manipal Entrance Test (MET) for admission to its various courses. Manipal University has collaborations with various universities. The university also has clubs and committees for the students so that they can participate in extracurricular activities. The varsity provides various facilities to the students and staff. MAHE students can also avail scholarships offered by the university. 

  • Excellent infrastructure facilities.
  • Top priority for Discipline and Quality Education.
  • Transport facilities from various places of city to college campus

The university is located at Tiger Circle Road, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka. The nearest airport to the university is Mangalore International Airport that is around 63.2 km away and takes an hour and a half by road. The closest railway station to Manipal University is Udupi Railway Station which is 3.7 km away. Alternatively, students can also come by Mangalore Railway Station which is 65 km away from Manipal as it is well connected by air, rail and road. The university has a bus stop in its name which is Manipal Bus Stop.

  • The Department of Student Affairs conducted a peer support workshop on “Role of students in making Udupi Nasha Mukt.”
  • Student team from Manipal University won the National Innovation Contest (NIC) conducted by the Ministry of Education.
  • The university developed “Laser Shoe Technology” for treating diabetic peripheral neuropathic pain.
  • University of Miami, USA 

  • Flinders University, Australia

  • Robert Gordon University, Scotland

  • Queensland University of Technology, Australia

  • Hochschule Bremen, Germany

  • Lancaster University, UK

  • University of Groningen, The Netherlands

  • Maastricht University, The Netherlands

  • ESIGELEC, Rouen, France

  • University of Warsaw, Poland

  • Hochschule Bremen, Germany

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering USA

  • University of Leicester UK

  • Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK

  • Hochschule Bremen, Germany

  • Technical University of Eindhoven, The Netherlands

  • Milwaukee School of Engineering, USA

  • Andrews University, USA

  • Illinois Institute of Technology, USA

  • Russ College of Engineering, Ohio University, USA

  • University of Missouri-Kansas City, USA

  • St. Cloud University, USA

  • Deakin University, Australia

  • City University, London, UK

  • Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany

  • BoP Manipal Academy of Higher Education

  • Philips HealthCare

  • PIC

  • Bengaluru and School of Information Sciences

  • ISD Manipal

  • Satya Nadella
  • Ricky Franklin
  • Vikas Khanna
  • Nithya Menen
  • T. M. A. Pai
  • Satish Kumar Adiga

Candidates have to clear 10+2 with Physics , Chemistry, Mathematics & English with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognised board or

Candidates are required to clear 10+3 diploma examination with Mathematics and English as compulsory subjects from a recognised board

Candidates should have a valid NATA score


  • Boys Hostel
    The university has well-furnished hostels for boys students. It offers a comfortable environment. Students have a common TV room, hot and cold drinking water facility etc. at boys hostels. For the safety of students, boys hostels have CCTV cameras at entrances and lobby.
  • Girls Hostel
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education has individual hostels for girls students. Girls hostels have 24*7 electricity and water facility. Security guards are present 24 hours at girls hostels. 
  • Gym
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education has a gym for the students. The gym has all the necessary equipment for the students and staff. The infrastructure of the gymnasium is well maintained and can be used to achieve body fitness.
  • Library
    The university aims to give students the up-to-date and best selection of books, journals, internet sources, and dissertations for coursework and research to the students. The library has a subscription to various research-based websites so that students can look for recent developments in the science field, some of which are SpringerLink, Science Direct and SciFinder. The ERMSS (e-Resources Management and Search Solution) software-based service provides customised e-resources management and searches solution to search on subscribed titles of e-resources which constitutes e-journals, e-books and online databases.
  • Sports
    The Sports Council of Manipal University conducts inter-college sports tournaments at regular intervals. The university has basketball courts, badminton courts, playground for cricket and hockey etc. Students can also play indoor games like table tennis, carrom etc. at the campus. 
  • Cafeteria
    The cafeteria of the university - KMC Food Court serves tasty and hygienic food to students, staff and faculty members. Students can find Chinese, Malaysian, Indian, Thai etc. cuisines at the cafeteria. The price of the food is pocket friendly.
  • Auditorium
    Manipal Academy of Higher Education has a modern auditorium that hosts events like seminars, annual functions and workshops. The auditorium is spacious and has modern technology. 
  • Medical/Hospital
    Students of the university are provided with basic first aid at the campus. The medical centre of the varsity has all the basic facilities for students.
  • Wifi
    The entire campus has wifi connectivity for students and faculty members. Manipal Academy of Higher Education campus also has Internet kiosks key locations.
  • IT Infrastructure
    Manipal University has a data centre spread over 3000 square feet. The data centre has a server park and Network Operation Centre (NOC). All the institutions under the Manipal group fall under the Domain Controller and Active Directory (AD) infrastructure to support group policy implementation and remote management services.
  • Transport
    The university has buses that provides transportation services to students, staff and faculty members. The buses covers major parts of the city. 
  • Laboratories
    Manipal University departments have separate laboratories for the students. Laboratories allows students to gain practical knowledge. 
  • Banks Facilities
    A branch State Bank of India (SBI) is present within university premises for students. Further, ATMs are also there for students. 
Boys Hostel
Girls Hostel
IT Infrastructure
Banks Facilities



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