Manipal Academy of Higher Education places great value on research.  It ranks 600 globally and 15th in the country for research output and publications.    

The university currently holds a global rank of 1118 on SCImago Institution Rankings (SIR), published by SCImago Research Group, Spain.

We have tie-ups with the following agencies for various research projects:

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research
  • Indian Council for Medical Research
  • Department of Science and Technology
  • Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Science and Technology
  • All India Council for Technical Education
  • University Grants Commission
  • Department of Atomic Energy


To underscore global credentials, Manipal Academy of Higher Education and MCOPS have collaborated with foreign universities in all fields of study – engineering, medicine, communication and the culinary arts. These collaborations are effective in deepening the knowledge and skills of our students and faculty. Also, as a spin off these provide opportunities for students to interact with visiting scientists, artists and celebrities of international repute.


Partnerships with industry boost innovation and help students gain skills that equip them for fulfilling careers. MCOPS has affiliations with industries across the spectrum.It is a learning experience for a lifetime. Smart students turn these exposures to scale the ladder in their pursuit of a bright career.