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Kasturba Medical College

Kasturba Medical College, Manipal

Kasturba Medical College (KMC), is a medical college based in Manipal, Karnataka, India.Established by Dr T.M.A. Pai on 30th June 1953, KMC was the first private sector medical college in India. The college started with only the pre-clinical section at Manipal and the students had to go to Mangalore for their clinical training. But with the clinical program having commenced at Manipal in 1969 with the setting up of Kasturba Hospital, it became a full-fledged independent college. ranks among the top five medical colleges in India today. Students from 44 countries have graduated from KMC, and the medical degree (MBBS) is recognized worldwide, including by the General Medical Council and ECFMG. Previously, KMC was under the purview of the University of Mangalore. In 1993, the Government of India granted Deemed University status to Manipal University(formerly known as MAHE) which saw KMC coming under its wing.Courses Offered by Kasturba Medical College, Manipal: MBBS, B Sc Biotechnology, MD, MS, PG Diploma, DM, M Ch, M S c, M Phil, PhD.KMC has exchange programs with Loma Linda University, USA, Operation Eye Sight Universal, Canada, Tay Side University, Dundee and University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA.
The Medical Council of India granted recognition in 1958with the first graduating batch of KMC. Recognition by the General Medical Council of Great Britain and the Malaysian Medical Council soon followed. However it is currently derecognized by the medical council of India.
Today Manipal University (of which KMC is a constituent college) degrees are recognized in all countries. The physical facilities for research work and student amenities have been steadily developed over the years. Today the 200-acre (0.81 km2) campus provides one of the finest environments for study in south Asia.
The anatomy museum of KMC is one of the largest in the world.


Manipal Institute of Technology

Manipal institute of technology

MIT Manipal or ManipalTech was established in 1957 as Manipal Engineering College, and renamed in 1974. It was founded by Dr. T. M. A. Pai, the visionary founder of Manipal, and the management of Manipal University is overseen by his heirs. It was one of the first privately funded technical institutes in India, and continues to remain so. Civil engineering was the first discipline to be offered at the institute, but by 1961, full undergraduate programs were available to students in the areas of mechanical engineering and electrical engineering also. The first hostels (dorms) were established on the campus in 1961 for students from outside the region. The college has steadily grown in size as well as scope since its inception. Today, it has the capability to house most, if not all, of its students on the campus in its fifteen different hostel (dorm) buildings, and can be considered a fully residential campus.The institute was originally affiliated to the Karnataka University in Dharwad. This meant that the students of the institute were awarded degrees by the Karnatak University. In 1965, the institute affiliated itself with the Mysore University in Mysore. More courses were added over the decades as the college expanded. In 1974, it was renamed and brought under the purview of Mangalore University, and this status would continue until the establishment of MAHE (Now Manipal University) in the late 1990s. Since 2000, the college has been designated a deemed university, a status that allows it to operate autonomously without affiliations to larger universities. Smaller private colleges in India are usually affiliated to larger universities which oversee the academics and award the degrees, like MIT Manipal was in the past.An interesting event in the history of the college was the visit of the Dalai Lama in 1966.


TMA Pai Management Institute

TAPMI Manipal TAPMI is among the Top 10 B-schools in India. Its PGDM programme is recognized for its innovative curriculum and academic rigour. The curriculum's thematic flow reflects current realities in business, and aims to develop both personal and professional competency. TAPMI's autonomous status enables this flexibility.
Post Graduate Diploma in Management - PGDM The two year Post Graduate Programme has three terms in the first year, and two in the second year. Courses equivalent to 15-18 credit units are normally slated for a term. The students go through a rigorous and continuous evaluation system for each course throughout the term. The programme covers a large area of learning in management through four broad clusters of courses.The programme offers over 100 courses in 5 terms, A PGP student on an average undergoes about 40 courses. The pedagogy emphasizes comprehension, competence building, information and data analysis, criteria building, evaluation and problem solving with integrative outlook. Both written and oral communication skills are reinforced through a special package.The First Year of the programme gives a through grounding in basic disciplines and broad functional areas and provide a strong foundation for advanced courses in second year. Accordingly, there courses in economics, behavioral sciences, quantitative techniques, computers and accounting, besides courses in functional areas of management like finance, marketing, production and operations, human resource management, organizational behavior and entrepreneurship.The Second Year provides main opportunities by offering the students a wide range of courses in their areas of interest. From the year 2002, the 5th and 6th terms have been combined. The institute offers advanced courses in Finance, Marketing, HRD, Systems and Entrepreneurships. Courses in Strategic management help students in developing a strategic view of all functional areas, skills for managing in a competitive environment and insights into strategic thinking. Besides there are courses such as business ethics, management innovation, International Management, Environment Management, Managerial Leadership that builds wider perspectives. Students are given the flexibility to choose 26 to 32 elective credits in the second year.


Melaka Manipal Medical College

Melaka Manipal Melaka Manipal Medical College is a Malaysian private medical college which offers a twinning MBBS degree (Bachelor of Medicine & Bachelor Surgery) programme for medical undergraduates.It was the first of such colleges to offer a twinning medical degree programme between Malaysia and India. Students undergo 2.5 years of basic sciences and introductory clinical training in the Manipal campus in Karnataka state of India and later follow-up with further medical education and clinical training at the Melaka Campus in Malaysia.
Melaka Manipal Medical College (MMMC) started its first admission of students in September 1997. Its founding chairman was Datuk K. Pathmanaban, who is former Deputy Health Minister of Malaysia and was instrumental in the setting up of the college. The creation of the medical college was an outcome between an agreement between the governments of Malaysia and India. Malaysia has a long history of having many of its doctors being trained in India. Manipal University(formerly known as MAHE)has trained more than 2000 Malaysian doctors in its 53 year history making it the single largest private sector contribution to professional medical manpower. In Oct 2003, one of the medical gradutes was awarded 'the Malaysia Books of Records' as the eldest medical gradute in Malaysia. He completed his medical training at age of 63years old and had finished 1 year internship. Recognition The medical degree which is conferred by Manipal University is recognised by the Malaysian Medical Council and Malaysian Government. The degree is accredited by the Lembaga Akreditasi Negara (LAN or Malaysian Accreditation Board) and strict standards are maintained.MMMC is recognised and listed by the WHO and International Medical Education Directory (IMED) since February 2004. Recently, medical councils from other countries have started recognising the medical degree offered including the Sri Lankan Medical Council.


Manipal Centre of Information Sciences

Manipal Centre for Information Science (MCIS), an industry driven state-of-the-art training institute of excellence in the field of VLSI, Embedded Systems and Medical Software of Manipal University was set up in the year 1998. Since its inception, the Institute has been continuously striving for excellence in education, training and research with a mission of offering value based education. MCIS has been conducting M.S. courses in the highly specialized areas like VLSI-CAD, Embedded Systems and Medical Software. The institute is working in close association with industry giants like Synopsys Inc, GE Medical Systems, Philips Semiconductors, SysChip, Cerner Corporation and a Consortium of other VLSI and Embedded Design Houses for its post graduation courses. At MCIS, we create a vibrant organization where the creativity and discipline strike balance. This environment is dynamic, charged with immense flexibility at the thinking and doing levels, at the same time never losing the ever-vital focus. We believe that students alone can contribute to the success of an organization and we care. The institute aims at developing high quality professionals who believe in themselves and are equipped with the latest state-of-the-art in their respective fields to suit industry requirements; professionals who are confident and can compete in the challenging world.
Located in the hi-tech Innovation Centre building in the heart of Manipal Institute of Technology Campus, the centre has laboratories with ample workstations on the network with Windows and Linux platforms, classrooms with all the required teaching aids, one of the best libraries, campus-wide network, which facilitates the interaction among all the institutions under Manipal University. Every student has access to Internet facility, which helps to move with the fast changing technology. Teaching methodology involves normal classroom teaching and online sessions with the computers, live demonstrations, power point presentations, seminars and guest lectures from eminent scholars in the advanced topics. Students have the privilege of working with powerful software tools from leading industries like XILINX, MENTOR GRAPHICS, Altera Max+PLUSII, Code Composer, ALDEC, SYNOPSYS and MAGMA Suites, Nucleus RTOS, Microcontroller kits like Intel 8051, Motorola 6811, PIC and many more important software packages. Above all, the students are constantly guided and monitored by talented and dedicated faculty members.
SysChip (a 100% subsidiary unit of Axiom Design Automation) has setup an engineering division at Manipal Campus to train and provide job opportunities exclusively the students of Manipal. So far they have trained around 20 students from MCIS.


Manipal Institute of Communication

Manipal Institute of Communication Manipal Institute of Communication (MIC) is an affiliate to Manipal's Manipal University (formerly known as MAHE) group of institutions. It is a college that provides undergraduate, postgraduate and doctorate degrees in media, communication and journalism. Started in 1997 with a postgraduate program, an undergraduate program was started in 2001, was in response to the phenomenal expansion of media,equipped with the latest communication technology, to train competent skilful professionals who are equally sensitive to social values. The courses in MIC aim at providing students with high-level knowledge of the media and communication infrastructure in current industry in India, and to enable professionals entering into the field with favourable experience and expertise in their area of specialisation. The current, predominant emphasis is on print and broadcast media, with additional significance given to new media and the Internet. Students are expected to undergo mandatory internships in organisations in the field of choice and finish a degree with a porfolio of the work they have achieved. The college is currently headed by the Director, Mr. Buroshiva Dasgupta, with notable journalist Mr. M. V. Kamath as the honorary director. Mr. Kamath has been an award-winning jounalist with decades of experience in print and broadcast media. Situated close to Manipal's famed printing press, the college has a unique architectural style often studied by architecture students from the Manipal Institute of Technology. MIC is equipped with an impressive library and a top-level sound and video lab with some of the most modern software and equipment in the industry.


Manipal Institute of Management

Manipal Institute of management Manipal Institute of Management is a part of the Manipal University, India.
It offers the MBA program. Until 2006, it used to offer BBA with specializations in Marketing and Finance. In March 2006, the students of the last BBA batch organized the very famous "Manipal Marathon 2006" aiming to make contributions to the Sri Shirdi Sai Baba Cancer Hospital in Manipal and leaving behind their mark before graduating as the last batch of the BBA program. The marathon was organized by all the students of MIM and managed by a group of 12 students from the BBA final batch. This event was organized in a span of 15-20 days and attracted a crowd of 1000 people with 500 runners.


Welcome Group Graduate School of Hotel Management

WGSHA Manipal

Keeping in view the real need for professionally trained personnel by the fast growing hospitality industry, the College was established in October 1986 as a unit of Dr. T M A Pai Foundation. The Foundation established in 1981 to perpetuate the memory of Dr. T M A Pai is a leading Educational Trust with pioneering interests in the fields of Medicine, Engineering, Dentistry, Pharmacy, Law, Education, Arts and Science and Management. In August 1987 the Foundation joined hands with Welcomgroup, the hotels divisions of ITC Ltd., (a leading corporate sector organization). Welcomgroup is a progressive hotel chain having a linkage with Sheraton Inc USA. Its training and development activities are recognised by the International Hotel Association, Paris. It was the first Indian Hotel Management Institute listed by The Council Of Hotel, Restaurant Institutional Education (CHRIE).The Institute is known as the Welcomgroup Graduate School of Hotel Administration, WGSHA. WGSHA has linkages with international institutes of repute and transfer agreements with select universities in the USA and Switzerland. The College now stands transferred to Manipal University, a deemed University since Academic Year 2003-04. The college has been securing a majority of the top university rankings over the years. Graduates have found positions in hotel chains (Welcomgroup, Taj, Leela, Holiday Inn, Le Meridien), airlines (KLM, British Airways, Gulf Air, Singapore Airlines), travel agencies (Sita travels, Thomas Cook) and other organizations such as Citibank, Blue Dart Couriers, GE Capital and International Services.


Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences

MCOPS Manipal Established in 1963, MCOPS offers D. Pharm., B.Pharm., M.Pharm. and Ph.D. programs. The hospital pharmacy manufacturing unit and pharmacies of the Kasturba Hospital provide practical training to students.

-Research labs for pharmaceutical chemistry, pharmaceutics, pharmacognosy, pharmaceutical marketing and administration, pharmacology, pharmacy practice, pharmaceutical quality assurance and pharmaceutical biotechnology.
-In the last 40 years, more than 1000 research papers have been published and presented at various national and international conferences.
-Practical training in manufacturing pharmacy, hospital pharmacy, perfumes and cosmetics
-Museum, Medicinal garden, bioavailability study centre and placement cell.


Manipal College of Dental Surgery

MCODS Manipal

The Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Manipal, formerly known as the College of Dental Surgery, was the first self financing dental college in the private sector in our country. Established in the year 1965, it initially had an intake of 40 students that was later increased to 100 admissions from 1983-84 onwards.

The first batch of BDS students graduated from this institution in the year 1970 and recognition was granted by the Dental Council of India in the same year. In the year 1993, MCODS Manipal became a constituent college of the Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) that was conferred the status of a deemed University by the Government of India. Since February 2007, MAHE has been rechristened and is now known as Manipal University. Besides the undergraduate course, the college also offers post graduate courses in several specialties.


Manipal Institute of Jewellery Management

MIJM Manipal The Gem and Jewellery is one of the most creative industries in the world. The fast growing Jewellery business in the country has tremendous employment potential and offers excellent career opportunities to professional executives in the industry. The graduates with specialization in Jewellery Design and Management are in great demand globally for managing the Jewellery business. Manipal Institute of Jewellery Management (MIJM) a constituent college of Manipal University set up in the year of 2005 is a unique institution which offers BBA (JDM) a three year bachelorís degree course in Jewellery Design Management.
Vision to build a world class institution to:-
- Support and nurture Jewellery business in India.
- Provide a platform for exchange of knowledge/skills within the industry and integrate the best practices in Jewellery sector.
-Be a centre for research and innovation in the J ewellery Industry. Mission
-Groom young & talented students to become successful entrepreneurs / professional managers in Jewellery enterprises.
To make our students acquire the competence to handle the executive assignments after graduation they are sent to well established Jewellery enterprises for six months practical / on the job training during their final semester. The training in Management as well as Jewellery Design & Manufacturing imparted to the students also give them enough confidence to start / develop their own enterprise in Jewellery sector.
The BBA (JDM) graduates from this university are eligible to persue their higher studies, like MBA course.