Manipal college of Natural Sciences is a hub for fundamental research in natural & pure Sciences
Science outreach is considered by Manipal Academy of Higher Education as a social responsibility.
The Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences (MCNS) was started in 2011 under the Manipal Advanced Research Group (MARG). The primary aim was to nurture fundamental research in the Natural Sciences and grow into a hub of excellence within Manipal Academy of Higher Education
In addition to a successful Ph. D. program in Physics, two new programs in the form of M. Res. and Integrated Ph. D are also offered here.