Established in 1953, Manipal University is a name to reckon with not just in India but all over the world. Spread over 600 acres of green expanse with state-of-the-art facilities in compliance with the standards set by the Government of India, the university is home to 28,000 students from over 52 countries in diverse subjects with a strong alumni network of over 94,000 members. The university offers Bachelor’s, Master’s and Doctoral degrees in several specialisations. Today, with 24 professional institutions in medicine, engineering, pharmacy, nursing, hospitality, architecture, communications, social sciences and management, the university is making a strong headway in research as well. Its infrastructure includes fully airconditioned lecture halls, hostels, multi-cuisine food court, hospital, gymnasium, swimming pools, football and cricket grounds; badminton, squash, tennis and basketball courts; a walking track; an anatomy museum, skill lab and a chain of six libraries, covering varied subjects. The university’s success lies in its emphasis on quality research with stimulation labs and innovative centers. Manipal University has won the prestigious IMC Ramkrishna Bajaj National Quality Award and International Asia Pacific Quality Award in 2007- 2008. Consistently ranked one of the top universities in India and abroad, Manipal University is sure to scale greater heights.