MANIPAL ACADEMY OF HIGHER EDUCATION:
Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication, and humanities, which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus. The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore and off-shore campuses in Dubai (UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers engineering, management, and architecture programs, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry. Every institute has world-class facilities and pedagogy, constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.
MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY:Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), A Constituent Unit of Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal, Karnataka plays a vital role in producing world-class engineers tuned to the demands of a fast-changing global village. Starting in 1957 as Manipal Engineering College, MIT was the first self-financed engineering college in India. It offers 16 B. E. programs and 25 M. Tech programs in various disciplines. All the departments have well-equipped laboratories and modern multimedia classrooms. In addition, there are a number of central facilities which include a central library housed in a separate building with a total area of about 70000 sq. ft., a well-equipped workshop, sports and games facilities with indoor and outdoor playgrounds, central computing facility equipped with state-of-the-art computers and peripherals. The campus has an excellent infrastructure for academic activities, sports, and other extracurricular activities. The infrastructure includes an air-conditioned cuisine food court. Nearly 8000 students are staying on the campus for their graduate and postgraduate studies. The campus provides a cosmopolitan and congenial atmosphere.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY KARNATAKA, SURATHKALNational Institute of Technology Karnataka, Surathkal is located in Mangalore City, Karnataka State, India. The Institute was established as Karnataka Regional Engineering College (KREC) in 1960, and upgraded as National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK) in 2002. Mangalore is the headquarters of the coastal district of Dakshina Kannada, and boasts an important centre of education, business and trade in the state. Sri. U. Srinivasa Mallya, a visionary and a philanthropist, contributed immensely to the development of the coastal region of Karnataka, and his effort towards establishment of KREC (now NITK) is the most significant one. In recognition of his role as the founder and architect of the institute, the campus premises is named after him as Srinivasnagar.
ABOUT THE MECHATRONICS DEPARTMENT, MIT, MANIPALThe Department of Mechatronics established in the year 2006 offers undergraduate (B.Tech. in Mechatronics), post-graduate (M. Tech. in Industrial Automation and Robotics) and Ph.D. programs in Mechatronics. It has state-of-art research facilities to support academics and advanced research. Department is well equipped with laboratories set up in collaboration with Bosch Rexroth India Pvt. Ltd., which includes some of the finest automation equipment: Industrial Hydraulics, Industrial Pneumatics, Programmable Logic Controllers, Drives and Control, and Sensorics. On the other hand, the Robotics Lab has been set up in collaboration with ABB, Bangalore. In keeping up with the latest advancements in technology, the department has set up labs such as E-Yantra lab and Internet of Things (IIoT) lab respectively in collaboration with IIT Bombay, Mumbai and Beckhoff Automation India Pvt. Ltd. along with Texas Instruments as a University Program Initiative.
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