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MAHE (formerly Manipal University)

MAHE is a globally engaged university with active partnerships with over 220 world-class universities. Manipal University is India's seventh-largest university

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About Manipal University

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), formerly Manipal University, is a private deemed university located in Manipal, India. The institution also includes campuses in India, including Bangalore, Jamshedpur, and Mangalore as well as a worldwide campus in Dubai and Malacca (Malaysia). Higher education services have been provided by Manipal Group over 60 years.

Manipal University will be the seventh largest university in India by 2021, with over 350 programmes in 30 disciplines.

MAHE is a globally engaged university with active partnerships with over 220 world-class universities.

Aside from MAHE, The Manipal Group also owns and manages campuses in Nepal, Malaysia, and the Caribbean island of Antigua. Two of the campuses in India are Manipal University Jaipur (MUJ) in Jaipur and Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) in Sikkim.


The Manipal Institute of Technology was founded five years after Dr. T. M. A. Pai founded India's first private medical college, Kasturba Medical College, in 1953.

Degrees were first given by Karnataka University, Dharwad, and then by the University of Mysore. They were recognised by Mangalore University from 1980 until 1993.

The current organisational structure was established in 1993, when the UGC granted Kasturba Medical College and Manipal College of Dental Sciences declared university status.

In the year 2000, Manipal Institute of Technology became a constituent entity of Manipal Academy of Higher Education.

MAHE Ranking

  • In the Middle East, ranked No. 3 position for MBA programmes (Forbes Middle East)
  • Among Private and Deemed Universities in India, it is ranked first (The WEEK, May 2016)
  • QS University Rankings: Asia 2016 lists the top 200 universities in Asia
  • 9th ASSOCHAM Higher Education Summit & National Excellence Awards: Best University Promoting Research (February 2016)
  • By private universities in India, ranked first among RP
  • Top deemed universities in India with AAA+ ratings
  • Ranked fifth among India's top private universities
  • 3rd-best private universities in India, according to EducationWorld
  • BRICS nations are ranked 101–110 in the 2016 QS University Ranking.

MAHE Libraries

The Manipal Academy of Higher Education - MAHE has six libraries located on the campuses of its medical, humanities, and engineering schools.

Advanced Research Group at Manipal

The Manipal Advanced Research Group was established at the beginning of 2006 with the goal of expanding new research initiatives in the fundamental sciences and encouraging interdisciplinary collaboration in fields involving fundamental research, biomedical science, and engineering.


MAHE Manipal campus

The Manipal campus is located in the university town of Manipal and covers 600 acres (2.4 square kilometres) of land. It is separated into the MIT campus and the campus for the health sciences. The Manipal campus includes a Simulation Lab with computer-driven Manikins, an Innovation Center, one of Asia's largest health sciences libraries, one of the world's top anatomy museums, and an indoor sports facility.

MAHE Mangalore campus

Medical, nursing, and dental programmes are available on the Mangalore campus.

The Mangalore MAHE campus covers 31 acres and is divided into two parts the Centre for Basic Sciences in Bejai and the main campus at Light House Hill Road. The Dr. TMA Pai International Convention Centre on MG Road is part of the Mangalore campus.

MAHE Bengaluru campus

The Bangalore Campus provides Regenerative Medicine programmes.

In the MAHE Bengaluru campus, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), T.A. Pai Management Institute (TAPMI), and Manipal Law School (MLS) were established.

MAHE Bengaluru campus is spread across 126 acres of land in Yelahanka, Bengaluru. It was founded in 2021 and offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in engineering, commerce, the arts, law, management, regenerative medicine, and public policy.

The new campus is being built, with a few academic buildings and hostel buildings, as well as an outdoor sports field, already completed. More academic buildings, a new cafeteria, an auditorium, an indoor sports complex, and additional hostel blocks are being built.

MAHE Dubai campus

The MAHE Dubai campus offers engineering, management, and architecture studies

MAHE Dubai campus covering over 17.21 acres (750,000 square feet) of land, well-equipped with modern facilities and services to give all of its students with a favourable environment for academic and personal growth.

Read about MAHE Dubai campus facilities

Manipal University contact details

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Manipal University contact number: +919243777733

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Manipal University office address: Tiger Circle Road, Madhav Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka, India, 576104

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