History, Affiliations and Rankings
Founded in 2011, Manipal International University is an university of Manipal Global Education Group offering multidisciplinary courses in the fields of Science, Engineering, Business and Mass Communication. It has affiliations with 30 universities around the globe. The university’s vision is to produce conscious and confident human capital for the latest century. According to QS World University Ranking it is placed somewhere at 751 to 800. It is ranked #1053 in Best Global Universities. The university holds #283 in Best Global Universities in Asia and #22 in the list of Best Global Universities in India. When talking about Subject Rankings, the Manipal international University holds #874 position in Chemistry and #485 in Clinical Medicine. The university’s programs and courses are affiliated by the Malaysian Qualifications Agency and Ministry of Higher Education. Their Engineering programs are recognised by the signatory members of this Accord like Australia, Canada, Chinese Taipei, China, Ireland, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, New Zealand, Russia, Singapore, South Africa, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States. The Graduates of these programs are certified as Bona-Fide Engineers.
Infrastructure, Campuses and Courses
Manipal International University has 6 campuses across the globe. American University of Antigua (USA), GlobalNxt University (Malaysia), Manipal College of Medical Sciences (Nepal), Manipal Academy of Higher Education (Dubai), Manipal University Jaipur, Melaka Manipal Medical College (Malaysia), Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal ProLearn, Sikkim Manipal Academy of Higher Education-Distance Education and MeritTrac are the campuses of Manipal International University. The students are explored through various co-curricular activities like drama, sports, arts, etc. The university is also equipped with libraries, sports and fitness rooms, and labs and workshops. There are four types of programs offered by the university: Foundation, Diploma, Undergraduate and Postgraduate. They are majorly in the field of Business, Engineering and Science. Some of the popular courses are Master of Business Science, Diploma in Business Administration, Bachelor of Mass Communication, Master of Business Administration, Doctor of Philosophy in Engineering, Doctor of Engineering in Advanced Industrial Technology, Bachelor of Civil Engineering, Foundation in Science, Bachelor of Biotechnology Science and many more.
Accomplishments and Alumni
Manipal International University has joined hands with Astro. Astro Malaysia is Malaysia’s first media and entertainment company where students get a chance to do an internship. Celcom has collaborated with the university to boost engineering students’ capabilities for the communication service industry .Manipal International University and Recron Malaysia have joined hands to encourage Engineering students to enter into Industrial Training. MRCB has entered into a collaboration with the university to encourage Engineering students to enter into Industrial Training. Also, Global university network has been spread at GlobalNxt University that delivers degree programmes through unique online global teaching style. The University of Leicester is also connected with Manipal International University for the creation of world changing research and high quality, inspirational teaching. Northern Arizona University (NAU) is in contact with the university and has 36 satellite campuses in the state of Arizona. Talking about alumni, Rajeev Suri (CEO of Nokia Siemens Networks), Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft Corporation), Vikas Khanna (Indian Chef), Annapoorna Kini (Assistant Director at Mount Sinai Medical Centre in New York) are some alumni of the university.
Student Diversity and Visiting Companies
The total number of students in Manipal International University is 22,337. Out of these 2,760 are international students. The number of undergraduate degrees awarded are 3,670 students. Students who are awarded with master's degrees are 2,073. Also, 323 students were awarded with doctoral degrees. The number of new undergraduate students are 5,460, new master's students are 2,724 and new doctoral students are 381. The recruitment companies are DHL, Air Asia, Malaysia Airport, Barclays, Nestle, Bank of Japan, Astro, Celcom and many more.