Manipal top private university in India

May 10, 2016

Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal emerged as the top private university in the country in a survey by Education World published in its May edition. The magazine has covered the top 100 universities, top 100 engineering colleges and 50 best B-Schools.  With top ratings in four of the seven parameters of excellence, Manipal Academy of Higher Education was polled the best by 4,465 sample respondents in the Education World India Private University Rankings (EWIPUR) 2016. In the ranking last year, Manipal Academy of Higher Education behind BITS, Pilani and IIIT, Hyderabad. Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal is ranked sixth in the survey.  

The four parameters that Manipal Academy of Higher Education was better than the rest were; Faculty welfare and development, Competence of faculty, Infrastructure and facilities and Research and innovation. About a month ago, Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal (MCOPS) was ranked the top pharmacy college in the country by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) approved by the Union Ministry of Human Resource Development.

An elated Chancellor, Dr Ramdas M Pai said: “We are aiming to make a mark in the world rankings and this is the beginning. Hopefully, it will not be too long before we figure in global rankings.” He was happy that the University has jumped to the top spot from the third position last year. “I am extremely happy that we are the best in four of the seven parameters. Everyone has worked to make this possible,” he said.

Vice Chancellor, Dr H Vinod Bhat said, “I am delighted to learn that Manipal Academy of Higher Education is ranked as India’s best private University for 2016 by Education World. The core values of the University viz integrity, quality, transparency, humane touch, team work and execution with passion have assisted us in achieving this feat. The constituent institutions of the University are some of the best in the country.  The cornerstones of excellence in Manipal are the faculty and the students.