The Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), founded in 1957, is a constituent institution of Manipal University. MIT is one of the premier engineering institutes in India, reckoned for its academic excellence in engineering sciences, for shaping world-class engineers. With total strength of over 10000 students, MIT has emerged as the largest institute of the university. MIT currently offers undergraduate programs (B.Tech.) in 16 disciplines and postgraduate courses (M.Tech. / MCA) in 27 different streams and Doctoral programs (Ph.D.) in all streams of engineering, basic sciences, humanities and management. MIT, Manipal is celebrating its Diamond Jubilee in the year 2017 and organizing various technical and cultural events throughout the year.
Manipal University is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling university town nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai (UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The university offers variety of programs ranging from Engineering, Architecture, Healthcare, Dentistry, Media, Management, Philosophy, Hotel Management etc. Manipal University has close to 100,000 proud alumni, who are constantly making their mark in various spheres of life. Some of the eminent alumni of the university are Mr. Rajeev Suri (CEO, Nokia-Siemens Networks), Mr. Satya Nadella (CEO, Microsoft Corporation), Mr. Vikas Khanna (award winning Michelin starred Indian chef), Dr. Sheikh Muszaphar Shukor (Malaysian Astronaut) , Dr. Annapoorna Kini (Assistant Director at Mount Sinai Medical Centre in New York, USA), Mr. Rajeev Chandrashekhar (MP, Upper House of Parliament) etc.