The Manipal Centre for Natural Sciences at Manipal was established in 2012. The centre is devoted to incubating and promoting high quality research in subject areas expected to be of national relevance in the future and where a need is perceived for trained expertise in highly specialised subjects.

The department provides high quality training in a university environment at par with national research laboratories in subjects at the cutting edge of fundamental and inter-disciplinary research.



  • International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
  • Department of Automic Energy (DAE)
  • Indian Institute of Astrophysics (IIA)
  • Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO)
  • Leibniz Universitat Hannover   
  • Indian Institute of Science (IISc) 



The area of research include: • Astrophysics • Black Hole Physics • Computational Physics • Cosmology and String Theory • Gravitational Physics • Particle Physics • Nuclear Physics • Reactor Physics • Solar Physics • X-Ray Astronomy


MU has best-in-class facilities for students of all constituent institutes


Access to hospital facilities gives student hands-on training

Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research


Laboratories give students the opportunity for practical experience

Sports & Fitness

Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium


Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing

Student hostels are their homes away from homes