• #97
    among BRICS universities
  • 57
    nationalities on MAHE student rolls
  • #1
    in private Indian univs in research
  • 600
    acres of Wi-Fi enabled campus
  • #5
    MIT in top private engg schools


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For other courses, Applications will be open till seats are available

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Director (Admissions), MAHE Manipal 576 104

International Admissions

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+91-820-2571000 / 2922400


Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) allocates 15 % of its seats for international students under the Foreign / NRI category. This includes Foreign citizens, Person of Indian Origin (PIO) Card Holders, Overseas Citizen of India (OCI), Non-Resident Indian (NRI) and NRI-sponsored students (sponsored by NRI parents, brother / sister of parents, brother / sister of the candidate, grandparents of the candidate). The sponsorer must hold NRI status


MAHE admits Indian & International students with the qualifications obtained from Indian / foreign board / university, to its undergraduate (UG), post graduate (PG) and Super Speciality (SS) programs in Health Sciences, Technology, Management, Humanities, Liberal Arts and Social Sciences based on the qualifications recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi.


On confirmation of admission, the International Admission Office issues a letter to the student to obtain a Student Visa from the Indian Embassy / Consulate. The department also forwards the list of foreign / NRI students admitted along with the required documents to the relevant ministires of Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MOHFW), Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Ministry of External Affairs (MEA), Government of India (GOI) to obtain the ‘No Objection Certificate’ (NOC) for the students to pursue their higher education at MAHE.


The Department of Student Affairs looks after the day-to-day affairs of the foreign / NRI students.


Email the Office of International Admissions for any further details / queries at foradmission@manipal.edu


Note: NRI sponsored seats (except sponsored by parent) are NOT available for MBBS, BDS and BArch.


Categories of International Students 

  • Foreign Students: Students holding passports issued by foreign countries including people of Indian origin who have acquired the nationality of foreign countries. 
  • Non Resident Indians (NRI): Student with NRI status; students who are Indian citizens but have written their qualifying examination (equivalent to the 10+2) from a school or college abroad
  • NRI Sponsored Students: Students are Indian citizens, whose immediate family member (parents, parents' siblings or students’ siblings) is an NRI

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