Friday, 20 February 2015

Manipal University : Comparison & Information

Hello everyone! Today we will be talking about the famous Manipal University. I am sure you all have heard about it and this university needs no intorduction. But nevertheless, we are sharing some information below for those of you who are interested.

Manipal University is a name to reckon with not just in India, but all over the world. Established in 1986 with sheer vision and whole hearted acumen of providing world class courses for honing the academic skills, Manipal University, Karnataka has its mission of enriching and enhancing global leadership for all.
Lots of you who might be reading this post might be an alumni of the prestegious instituiton and for others, here are a few facts about the university : 
  • It is a deemed university
  • Spread over 600 acres of green expanse, the University is home to 28,000 students pursuing undergraduate and post graduate programs in diverse subjects. The University has a strong alumni network of over 94,000 members.
  • An ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001: 2004 certified University, it is home to many top 10 ranked institutions of India.  Manipal University has won the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award and International Asia Pacific Quality Award during 2007- 2008.
  • The host of different groups through Manipal University has been a milestone achievement for many , including MCOMS Nepal, the American University of Antigua and other international institutions of repute.
  • The University has sprawling, state of the art campuses each in Dubai and Malaysia.

Alumni:-
  • Manipal University alumni affairs office has been set up with “STTAR” (Service, Teaching, Training, Administration and Research) as its core principles. This alumni portal will help both the university and the alumni to get in touch with each other. The alumni can get any kind of information about the university, fellow students, juniors, conferences, alumni meets, featured alumni, success stories of alumni using this portal. 

The University offers a variety of  programmes in various disciplines of study such as:
  • Allied Health
  • Architecture and Design
  • Communications
  • Engineering
  • Science
  • Arts
  • Management
  • Medical and Dental Sciences
  • Paramedical
  • Pharmacy
  • Hotel Management
  • Design
  • Architecture


Life at Manipal is complete with fun and frolic all the way. A typical Manipal student is all set to be a champion, leading globally through its programmes. The University organizes global festivals. There are student clubs for promoting hobbies and other extracurricular interests.
  • Student clubs and a flagship of cultural festivals
  • Mega events showing celebrity performances
  • Indian classical and folk music performances
  • Film study centers and literary performances 
Students Clubs:-
  • Utsav: The Annual Cultural Festival is the event held in the University. This is a week- long programme wherein students show their talents by participating in various competitions like Creative Writing, Classical Instrumental, Vocal and Dance, Pot Pourri, Cultural Parade, Light Music, Quiz, Cartooning, Painting, Collage, Debate, Extempore, Mime, Street Play, Rangoli, Mimicry, Western Dance / Music, Clay Modeling, Installation, Anthakshari, Fashion Show, Poetry, JAM, MAD ADS and Creative Dance. 
  • Mega Event: Popular shows and performances by celebrities
  • Spic Macay: Indian Classical, folk music and dance performances / lecture demonstrations by artistes of international repute are held. There is an active chapter of SPIC MACAY (Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture among Youth).
  • Gunjan: It is a forum dedicated to Indian music floated with the aim of bringing together music enthusiasts on a common platform to enjoy and appreciate music regularly. 
    • Light Music
    • Ghazal, Sufi, Quawaali
    • Hindustani Classical Music
    • Carnatic Classical Music
    • Semi-classical Music
    • Devotional Music 
  • Manipal Film Study Centre: Available world cinema which is non-mainstream and engages members of the University family in serious study of film language, film theory and film criticism by organizing film shows, film festivals, film appreciation courses.
  • Manipal University Literary Club: This Club is for Humanities and was inaugurated on 5th Feb, 2008 by Dr. M.S. Valiathan, at counseling hall, Manipal.edu building.


Facilities:-
  • Hostel: Manipal University boasts of a versatile hostel and accommodation system. The features of the hostel are quite unique and are ranked superior when compared to the peers. The hostel is divided into three campuses.
    • There are separate hostels for dental, medical and Para medical hostels as well.
    • There are separate hostels for men and women
    • The state of the art infrastructural facilities of Manipal are quite coextensive for providing sustained strategy for world class accommodation.
    • Round the clock security
    • Food courts with authentic cuisine and hygienic food
  • The infrastructure have air-conditioned lecture halls, skills lab, air-conditioned hostels, and multi-cuisine food court. The state-of-the-art health sciences library is fully air-conditioned, accommodates 1300 learners and has over 62,000 books and over 600 journals.

Rankings:-
  • University Survey: Manipal University ranked 5th in India in the Higher Education Review "TOP 25 Private/ Deemed University in India 2014" It has been also ranked 3rd for High - Qualities infrastructure and 4th rank for in academic excellence by Higher Education Review Magazine survey 2014.

For more information on courses, fees and Manipal University Placements head over to Collegedunia. 
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