Manipal University

Higher Education Brand Of The Year (Private) Jury’s Choice: Top Education Brands In India


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Adjudged as the best higher education brand of the year (private university), Manipal university was established in 1953. Today one of the more popular universities among undergraduates and graduates in various fields, the university has made a mark for itself in multidisciplinary courses.

 Manipal was ranked 97 among BRICS universities recently and has a global presence of students from 57 nationalities. About 2500 faculty members are present on the campus along with 10000 support staff. With research as its USP, the university has filed more than 35 patents since 2009 and was ranked 1st among “research publications by private universities in India” by SCImago research group, Spain. The university has a directorate of research to facilitate and contribute to research in all disciplines, thereby improving yield in terms of grants, research innovation, intellectual property and publications.


• #1 in private Indian univs in research

• 100% scholarship to EWS students

• 38869 books in KMC Mangalore library

• 35+ patents filed since 2009

• 36 Diverse departments

 Manipal offers 218 programs across 19 disciplines and caters to various exams for student intake. The university is visited by several top companies for placements. The placement percentage is also on the higher side among other private universities in India.

 The university has a green campus and promotes green practices of all kinds for a sustainable environment. Key focus areas include:

• Waste management

• Water management

• Energy management

• Air quality and Green cover.

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