Manipal University Scholarship – Admission Season is already here in Manipal University for the academic session 2019-20. Along with their admission process, Manipal University has designed great scholarship schemes to the meritorious and deserving candidates. Manipal is providing the candidates with an opportunity to take advantage of their 10 available scholarships schemes. Manipal University Admission 2019 is now open for both UG and PG courses like B.Tech, BBA, B.Sc Nursing, B.DS, B.Pharm, M.Tech, MA, M.Pharm, M.Arch, etc. To know all about the scholarship schemes of Manipal University, keep reading below.

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Manipal University Scholarships

The list of scholarships available at Manipal university along with their eligibility is available in the table below. Candidates have to fill the scholarship form to apply for any of the available scholarships.

Scholarship Name Eligibility
Free-ship and Merit-cum-means scholarship For MBBS and BDS
  • Candidates who have secured NEET all India Overall Rank within 2,000 for MBBS and NEET all India Overall Rank within 7,500 for BDS courses are eligible for the freeship scholarship.
  • Candidates with NEET all India Overall Rank 2,001 to 5,000 for MBBS course and Rank 7,501 to 15,000 for BDS course are eligible for the merit-cum-means scholarship. The percentage of scholarship to be awarded will  be depending on the parent’s annual income


  • Candidates who have secured within the first 100 ranks in the B.Tech merit list in MET 2018 are offered 100 % freeship and the same goes for the B.Pharm courses.
  • Candidates admitted to BTECH & BPharm courses from rank 101 to 1000 of the respective merit list in the MET 2018 are eligible for the merit-cum-means scholarship. Scholarship amount shall be determined based on the parents’ annual income
AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme
  • The scholarship scheme will be applicable only to the students with parents’ annual income (from all sources) less than Rs 6 lakhs for the respective Assessment year of admission.
  • This is applicable only for B.Tech candidates
Scholarships for Academy of General Education Students (SAGES)
  • Students (studied at any of the AGE/ Dr. TMA Pai Foundation Institutions) who are admitted to the BTech Courses through MET – 2018 will be offered the scholarship, only if their general category rank of MET is within 10,000.
  • Students studied at any of the AGE/ Dr. TMA Pai Foundation Institutions who are admitted to MBBS/ BDS courses under General category through NEET will be offered the scholarship based on their NEET Ranks.
Merit-cum-means scholarship for B.Tech lateral entry students from Manipal group Polytechnic Institutions This scholarship is applicable only to the students who are taking admission in B.Tech Lateral Entry courses and who have studied their three years Diploma in Engineering in any of the following polytechnic institutions:
  • Dr. TMA Pai Polytechnic, Manipal (under Dr. TMA Pai Foundation)
  • S N M Polytechnic, Moodbidri (under Academy of General Education)
Scholarship for Konkani speaking students / students studied in AGE colleges Mother tongue of the students should be Konkani. A certificate about language proof shall be attached along with the application.
Scholarship scheme of interest subsidy on education loan for MAHE students This scholarship scheme is applicable to the following category of students only:
  • Konkani Speaking students.
  • Students who have joined UG courses (MBBS, BDS, BTech, BPharm) in the AY 2014-15 & onwards and who have been awarded merit-cum-means scholarship.
  • Students who have joined under SAGES scheme in the AY 2014-15 & onwards.
  • Employee’s Children and/or Spouse who have joined various courses UG & PG in the AY 2014-15 & onwards and who have availed scholarship from Manipal Foundation.
Scholarships for Nursing students To be eligible for this scheme, a candidate should have secured above 85% in Physics, Chemistry, Biology, and English in 10+2 board examination. Scholarship amount shall be determined based on the parents’ annual income
Scholarships for the School of Information Science (SOIS) students This scholarship is offered in the form of 50% tuition fee concession for top 10% of students admitted to the respective postgraduate programmes at the School of Information Science based on Manipal Entrance Test (MET).
Kadambi scholarship Two scholarships of Rs 30,000 each for Medical/Dental science and Engineering science is given for the final year students who are good in both academics and sports.
ITC scholarship ITC Hotel Limited has also instituted scholarship worth Rs.3.5 lakhs to the BHM students excelling in operational subjects and for the best all-around graduating students.
Quick Fact: Manipal is home to almost over 28,000 students from 57 different countries.

Manipal University Admission 2019

The admission to Manipal University has started. Candidates who wish to take admission in Manipal University can apply for the same via two available modes – through Manipal University Entrance Exam or through Direct Admission.

Manipal University Entrance Exam: Admission test is conducted for numerous courses. This entrance exam is commonly known as MET / MU OET.

The courses for which MET is needed are:

  1. B.Tech
  2. BBA
  3. B.Pharm
  4. BA Media & Communication
  5. Lateral B.Pharm
  6. PharmD
  7. M.Pharm
  8. M.Sc. Nursing
  9. M.Tech
  10. MA Media & Communication
  11. PG Allied Health Science
  12. M.Sc. Medical in Anatomy / Biochemistry / Microbiology / Pharmacology / Physiology

Direct Admission: The University also grants admission directly, on the basis of qualifying exam criteria.

The courses in which direct admission is granted are:

  1. B.Sc
  2. BE Twinning
  3. UG Allied Health Science
  4. B.Des
  5. B.Sc. Animation
  6. B.Com
  7. BSc. Nursing
  8. M.Com
  9. M.Sc.
  10. MA Design in Interior Design and Fashion Management
  11. M.Arch
  • To know more details on the admission process of the above courses click here

About The University

Manipal Academy of Higher Education has off-campuses in Mangalore and Bangalore, and off-shore campuses in Dubai(UAE) and Melaka (Malaysia). The main campus is located in Karnataka’s Udupi district. The university ranks number 1 among the private Indian university in research. It also ranks number 97 among the BRICS universities.

Quick Fact: Here is the summary of 2018 NIRF Ranking of Manipal University:

  • 11th Rank – University category
  • 4th Rank –  Medical (KMC, Manipal)
  • 7th Rank –  Pharmacy
  • 10th Rank – Architecture
  • 39th Rank – Engineering


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