Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal – 2021

Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT Manipal) was established in 1957 as a private and self-financing college in Manipal, Karnataka in an area of 188 acres surrounded by an untamed natural environment. It was affiliated to Karnataka University in 1965, however, in 1980, it was under the purview of Mangalore University. In 1993, Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) was granted deemed university status and Manipal Institute of Technology became its constituent college.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where MIT Manipal gave its reports.

Courses Offered at MIT Manipal

MIT Manipal offers a massive 18 courses in undergraduate programmes and a considerable number of 28 courses in postgraduate programmes in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at MIT Manipal

Students Intake at MIT Manipal
MIT Manipal gave admission to 1860 students at UG in 2021, 2020 and 2019, respectively, besides, it gave admission to 634 students in 2021 and 568 students in 2020 at PG courses.
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MIT Manipal has 711 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 50.77% are PhD holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

MIT Manipal Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
In the year 2021, MIT Manipal spent Rs. 21 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 18.31% spent on procuring books, journals and e-resources for the library, 35.49% on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 1.08% spent on engineering workshop, and a considerable 45.12% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 15 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 9 crores. The spending as capital expenditure has increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Operational Expenditure
In 2021, MIT Manipal spent over Rs. 182 crores as an operational expenditure, of which a whopping 56.04% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a considerable 43.62% of its funds spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.34% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences and Workshops. Spending as an operational expenditure was Rs. 174 crores in 2020 and Rs. 170 crores in 2019.

MIT Manipal Research Details

As MIT Manipal has good faculty and good infrastructures, it was able to file 5, 1 and 9 patent applications in 2021, 2020 and 2019, respectively, however, it did not get any patent.
Sponsored Projects
MIT Manipal has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 3.27 crores through the 102 sponsored research projects from 67 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 4.64 and Rs. 4.44 crores through 117 and 113 sponsored research projects from 80 companies each, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
MIT Manipal received Rs. 25.7 lakhs through 1367 consultancy projects from 737 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 32.6 and Rs. 29.4 lakhs through 1413 and 34 consultancy projects from 942 and 34 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

MIT Manipal Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At MIT Manipal, 2117 students were admitted to UG degree courses and 77.14% of them were awarded graduations, of whom 80.92% got placements at top companies and 197 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 86.68% students were awarded graduations, of whom 76.15% got placements and 210 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 76.84% students were awarded graduations, of whom 99.19% got placements and 318 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At PG programmes, 74.06% of students were awarded graduations, of whom 45.3% got placements at top companies and 12 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 95.6% students were awarded graduations, of whom 52.01% got placements and 18 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 94.65% students were awarded graduations, of whom 43.59% got placements and 17 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the PhD research programme, MIT Manipal admitted 126 students to research studies, of whom 20 students were awarded graduations in 2021, 15 were awarded graduations in 2020 and 7 were awarded graduations in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 7.88 LPA in 2021 and Rs. 7.16 LPA in 2020 and 6.27 in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 7.64 LPA in 2021, Rs. 6.31 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.55 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of MIT Manipal are Microsoft, Adobe, Amazon, Bharat Electronics, Cisco, Citrix, CodeVita, Cohesity, Deutsche Bank, Flipkart, IBM, Morgan Stanley, Philips, Goldman Sachs and many more.

Students Diversity at MIT Manipal

There are 9188 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 78.56% are boys and 21.44% are girls; 2341 students are from within the state, 6696 from outside of the state and 151 from foreign countries.

Facilities on MIT Manipal Campus

MIT Manipal has a lot of facilities that students can use. It has hostels, labs, libraries, restaurant, IT facility, simulation centre, technology business incubator, banks & ATMs, innovation centre, lift/ramp, etc.

Annual Festivals at MIT Manipal

TechTatva is the annual technical fest being conducted for 4 days. In those 4 days, Workshops, Talks and many technical events such as online quizzes and coding competitions are being organised.

Utsav is the annual intercollege cultural festival where students from all parts of India as well as from Nepal, Malaysia, and Dubai are invited, and many competitions such as creative writing, classical instruments, vocal and dance, potpourri, cultural parade, light music, cartooning, quiz, painting, debate, extempore, mime, street play, rangoli, mimicry, western dance/music, clay modelling, installation, anthakshari, fashion show, poetry, JAM, MAD ADS, and creative dance are being organised.

MEGA Events houses popular shows that are performed by celebrities.

Society for Promotion of Indian Classical Music and Culture Among Youth (SPIC MACAY) is functioning under the cultural Coordination Committee and is part of the National Networks of Chapters. SPIC MACAY introduces traditional Indian culture to the youth of the country to get a wealth of knowledge, wisdom and beauty that it encompasses and make it an integral part of their lives.


MIT Manipal is near Mangalore, the industrial city of Karnataka, which is well connected to India and the rest of the world. Mangaluru Junction Railway station is about 69.1 km away and Mangaluru International Airport is about 65 km away from the institution. Taxis and buses are available for this institution from the airport and railway station. So, students from any part of India and the world can reach this institution without any hindrance.

How to Get Admission at MIT Manipal

For UG courses at MIT Manipal: Candidates who passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% or appeared in the 10+2 exam can take Manipal Entrance Exam (MET) and Department Test (DT) to get admission into this institution.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed bachelor degree with a minimum of 50% or appeared in the final exam can take the Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (GATE) and should get a valid GATE score or they can take the MET exam and should pass to get admission into this institution.

Fee Structure at MIT Manipal

Students need to pay Rs. 17.9 lakhs as fees for UG courses at MIT Manipal, however, the saving grace is they can get a good salary of Rs. 7.88 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within three years. Therefore, the burden of fees would be eased.

MIT Manipal Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning and Resources: MIT Manipal has a good faculty and better infrastructures for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 70.14%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: MIT Manipal has many distinguished professors and research scholars, so it scored 28.99%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As MIT Manipal has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students graduated at the minimum stipulated time, so for this good performance it scored 50.15%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: MIT Manipal has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 62.03%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: MIT Manipal has a good faculty, good infrastructures and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are also good, however, it is not got much popularity like first-generation IITs, so it scored 21.98%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

MIT Manipal got 48.17% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 51.

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