The last  sixty years have seen institutes at Manipal  taking  meticulous and  meaningful steps to build reservoirs of intellectual wealth and academic excellence. In the process, Manipal Academy of Higher Education has created some of the country's best institutes/schools across several diverse streams like medicine, dentistry, nursing, engineering, pharmacy, hotel management, allied health, architecture and design, communication etc. Each institution/school at Manipal is geared to meet the same demanding standards to create great professionals and citizens by inspiring them in many ways.

Research has  always  been an  area of paramount importance to Manipal Academy of Higher Education.  The  importance increased tremendously after obtaining the deemed university status. There has been a dramatic rise in the publications, doctoral degree awards and grants awarded by funding agencies since then.



To nurture  and promote research activities of global standards.



To facilitate and contribute to research in all disciplines, thereby improving yield in terms of grants, research innovation, intellectual property and publications.



  • To enhance research collaboration and interdisciplinary networking with national and international partners.
  • To prioritize research themes based on scientific impact and societal challenges.
  • To enhance the research outcomes in terms of quality publications, IPR and grants.