Manipal Academy of Higher Education is synonymous with excellence in higher education. Over 28,000 students from 57 different nations live, learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has nearly 2500 faculty and almost 10000 other support and service staff, who cater to the various professional institutions in health sciences, engineering, management, communication and humanities which dot the Wi-Fi-enabled campus.
The University has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The Mangalore campus offers medical, dental, and nursing programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in engineering, management and architecture, and the Melaka campus offers programs in medicine and dentistry.Every institute has world class facilities and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in higher education.
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Department is one of the oldest departments in the institute. 36 faculty members have acquired PhD and the majority of others are pursuing PhD. The department has well-equipped Mechanical Engineering laboratories. The students are exposed to practical verification of the knowledge they have acquired in their theory classes. Sufficient number of books is available in MIT Library. Modifications are made to include advanced topics of technical relevance every four years. Subjects in recently emerging fields like Finite Element Theory, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Heat Treatment of Engineering alloys, Composite Materials, etc are included as elective subjects so that interested students have an opportunity to learn these subjects.