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Manipal University Introduces New Courses and increases the allocation of scholarships in 2010

01-22-2010 09:44 AM CET | Science & Education

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Manipal University Introduces New Courses and increases

Manipal University, the leading higher education provider in India, announced that it has introduced new courses and allocate more scholarships for the year 2010 along with additional infrastructures and facilities to its students. The university has also tied up with many new foreign universities for better teaching and learning atmosphere on the campus.

Since establishing Kasturba Medical College in 1953, nineteen other institutions have been set up, and the excellence in higher education that began in Manipal 56 years ago, continues even today with a fresh look each year.

NEW COURSES:
The university has added ten new courses taking the total number of courses in the University to 264. Registrar, Dr G.K. Prabhu, giving details of the new courses, admission details, scholarships and other activities of the university told reporters that by starting Manipal Centre for European Studies the University took the first big step in the direction of humanities. The university catered to higher education in medicine, engineering and management. So a Masters course in European Studies and Management adds more variety for students to choose from. “Diploma in Gandhian and Peace Studies, and also Certificate courses in Public Health and Global Health have already started,” he said. “The other new courses introduced for 2010 include MS Wireless Embedded Systems, MS IT Management, MTech Chemical Engineering, MTech Environmental Engineering, MSc Pharmacoeconomics, and MSc Clinical Research management”.

SCHOLARSHIPS:
Manipal University has always encouraged students to perform to their full potential by providing them with scholarships. Meritorious and deserving candidates are given one of the several freeships and scholarships that exist in the university. “The allocation for the year 2010 is Rs 12.23 crores. It was Rs 7.93 crores in 2009 and Rs 6.83 crores prior to that,” Dr Prabhu said.

Freeship - Candidates admitted to MBBS course within the first 500 ranks and BDS, BE, BPharm courses within the first 1000 ranks of the respective merit list are offered 100% freeship.
AICTE Scholarship– AICTE has introduced the scheme on tuition fee waiver for women, economically backward and physically handicapped meritorious students joining BE, BPharm and BHM courses.

AGE students scholarships – There is a 10 per cent tuition fee waiver for students of schools and colleges of Academy of General Education (AGE) joining any course at Manipal University. However, the waiver will be 25 per cent for those students joining Allied Health Sciences or Nursing courses.

Scholarships for Konkani Students – A similar waiver of tuition fees, 10 per cent and 25 per cent respectively, is applicable for Konkani students also.

Other Scholarships are: GE Scholarship, Harish B Fund Scholarship, ISLE Scholarship, ITC Scholarship, Maulana Azad National Scholarship and Philips Scholarships.

INTERNATIONAL COLLABORATION: Manipal University has robust relationships with several US, European and Australian Universities regarding student and faculty exchange and collaborative research. 14 best students of KMC Manipal and Mangalore get to do their one month elective clinical training in Utrecht University and Groningen University in the Netherlands. Similar scholarships are available to students of Media & Communication in University of Queensland, Australia and Hochschule Bremen, Germany. Students of MIT get opportunities to do their internships in various Universities and industries across the world by being members of IAESTE.

ADMISSIONS:
Admissions for all these courses and for the existing under graduate and post graduate courses have already begun. Prospectus and forms are available across the country at selected post offices and State Bank of India branches. Candidates can also visit www.manipal.edu and download the digital prospectus and application or apply online by paying the application fees through Credit Card or Net Banking or Demand Draft.

ONLINE ENTRANCE TEST:
Talking about the online entrance test Dr Prahbu said; “Manipal University is known for its online entrance tests. Considering it to be quite popular and student friendly, the university has decided to start more centers where students can take their test online”. The final score are displayed on the test screen soon after the completion of the test. The admissions are therefore, merit based and transparent. Candidates can choose the date, time and location depending on their own convenience.

Presently there are 21 centres and six more are being included this year. They are Allahabad, Kanpur, Patna, Ranchi, Varanasi and Vijayawada

Last date for receipt of applications:
MBBS, BDS, BE, BPharm, PharmD – 13.03.10
MD, MS, PG Medical Diploma, MDS, PG Diploma in Dental Materials – 31.01.10

About Manipal University

Manipal University is the leading higher education provider in India. Spread over 600 acres of green expanse, Manipal University is home to 20,000 students pursuing undergraduate and post graduate programs in diverse subjects. The University has a strong alumni network of over 72,000 members.

The University has created an ecosystem of teaching and research excellence making it a universally accepted destination by students. The breadth of disciplines and collaboration among constituent institutions gives unparalleled opportunity to students to cross departmental boundaries and explore different horizons.

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manipal.edu, Manipal 576104, Karnataka, India
Tel: 91 820 2922953, 2922390

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