Manipal (maṇipāl) is a suburb located about 5.0 kilometers (3.1 mi) from the centre of the city Udupi, in the state of Karnataka, India and is administered by the Udupi City Municipality. It is located on the rocky hinterland of the Malabar Coast of south-west India, about 8 km (5.0 mi) east the Arabian Sea. From its location on a plateau, it commands a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea to the west and the Western Ghats to the east.
Home to the Manipal Academy of Higher Education, the town attracts more than twenty-five thousand students every year and hence most of the population are students or university employees. More information click here .
Campuses at Manipal and Mangalore provide a cosmopolitan and congenial atmosphere in which students from over 60 countries create a relationship for life. Manipal, a classic fusion of cultures and customs provides a wonderful opportunity for dialogue and understanding of Indian cultures. Students can join various educational and recreational clubs for music and fine arts, literary pursuits, yoga, debating and photography. Mangalore, a port-city is famous for its pristine beaches and hospitable people. It is also popular for its medical colleges and educational institutions.
There are a lot of facilities to supplement classroom teaching. These facilities encourage and aid students in innovative thinking and pursuing careers of their choice.
Manipal is proud to be called as a green campus for its eco-friendly practices. Extensive use of rainwater harvesting structures, solid-waste and wastewater management systems, and constant monitoring of pollution levels ensure that ‘Green Manipal’ is a way of life for one and all.
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