Sports activities at Manipal Academy of Higher Education are supervised by the University Sports Council headed by the Pro Chancellor and Vice-Chancellor as the Chairperson and Vice-Chairperson, respectively.
The Deputy Registrar is the Secretary of the University Sport Council. Other members include
- Director, Student Affairs
- Director, General Services
- Director Finance
- Director Projects
- Heads of constituent institutes
- Directors of Physical Education
Each college also has a staff sports advisors who are part of this council. Every year, one of the Directors of Physical Education is elected as the Chief Sports Coordinator who oversees the university sports activities.
The University Sports Council organises inter-college sports events and makes selections for the university team for various inter-university tournaments. The council also organises staff sports events annually.
The sports infrastructure at Manipal Academy of Higher Education consists of
- Medical Campus Sports Facility, Manipal
- Medical Campus Sports Facility, Mangalore
- MIT Campus Sports Facility, Manipal.
A student can avail any of the three facilities as all Manipal Academy of Higher Education institutes have access to these facilities.