Online Application 2019
Application fee:

General Category

Application fee: Rs.600 (for all courses)

Entrance Test fee: Rs. 1400 (for selected courses only)

Foreign / International / NRI / NRI Sponsored category

Application Fee: Rs. 2500

Admission to the MBBS / BDS / MD / MS / MDS / DM / MCh courses will be on the basis of the rank obtained in the National Eligibility cum Entrance Test (NEET) and counselling / allotment of seats by Directorate General of Health Services (DGHS), New Delhi

Note: Candidates are required to fill the name as it appears in their qualifying examination marks card

BTech Applicants are eligible to participate in the BTech common admission process for MIT (MAHE), SMIT (SMU) and MUJ

Greetings from Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE), Manipal
MAHE is synonymous with excellence in Higher Education. 30,000+ students from 57+ different nations live,
learn and play in the sprawling University town, nestled on a plateau in Karnataka’s Udupi district. It also has
2,500+ faculty, 10,000+ support & service staff, and offers over 290+ programs through its 20+ constituent
institutions / units across Manipal, Mangaluru and Bengaluru campuses, in streams such as Allied Health,
Architecture & Design, Atomic & Molecular Physics, Basic & Advanced Sciences, Commerce, Communication,
Dental Sciences, Engineering, European Studies, Geopolitics & International Relations, Hotel Management &
Culinary Arts, Humanities, Information Sciences, Life Sciences, Management, Medical Sciences, Nursing,
Pharmacy, Public Health, Regenerative Medicine, Statistics and Virus Research.
MAHE has campuses in Mangalore & Bangalore and off-shore campuses in Dubai (UAE) & Melaka (Malaysia).
The Mangalore campus offers Allied Health, Dental & Medical programs. The Bangalore Campus offers programs
in Regenerative Medicine. The Dubai campus offers programs in Engineering, Management and Architecture
while the Melaka campus offers programs in Medicine and Dentistry. Every institute has world class facilities
and pedagogy, which are constantly reviewed and upgraded to reflect the latest trends and developments in
higher education.

Manipal Academy of Higher Education (MAHE) admits students from Indian and International students, subject to the eligibility and equivalency.


1 Indian Boards

The certificate issuing board must be established / recognized by

An Act of Central or State Government
A Gazette notification of Central or State Government
Executive orders issued by Central or State Government
2 International Boards
The eligibility is based on the qualifications recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU), New Delhi. Refer for full list of foreign examinations as equivalent to the Pre-University or 12th Grade qualification of India, for the purposes of admission in Indian Universities


2.1 University of Cambridge GCE ‘A’ Levels / Edexcel GCE ‘A’ Levels / British Examining Bodies

International General Certificate of Secondary Education (IGCSE)  or General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE)  or GCE ‘O’ Levels (11 years of schooling): Equated to the 10th grade of an Indian Board
Advanced Subsidiary (AS) Level  (12 years of schooling): Equated to the 11th grade of an Indian Board
GCE ‘A’ Levels (13 years of schooling): Equated to the 12th grade of an Indian Board
Candidate seeking admission to the Undergraduate (UG) courses offered by MAHE should have completed

Minimum 5 (Five) passes at IGCSE / GCSE / GCE ‘O’ Levels including English / minimum 2/3 (Two / Three) passes at GCE Advanced Level (‘A’ Levels)
Average of ‘D’ grade in 3 subjects at 'A' level
Should meet subject-wise eligibility as laid down by the respective statutory bodies / council / university
2.2 International Baccalaureate (IB) Diploma
IB Diploma candidate should take 3 subjects at Higher Level (HL) and 3 subjects at Standard Level (SL)
Candidate should have secured an minimum of 3 points in a subject
Candidate should have secured overall minimum of  24 points, with 12 points in HL and 12 points in SL
Should meet the subject-wise eligibility as laid down by the respective statutory bodies / council / university
2.3 International Baccalaureate (IB) Certificate
Candidate should have taken minimum 3 subjects in HL and 3 subjects in SL
Candidate should have secured an minimum of 3 points in a subject
Candidate should have secured an overall minimum of 24 points
Should meet the subject-wise eligibility as laid down by the respective statutory bodies / council / university
For candidates seeking admission to PG program, the Bachelor's degree MUST be of minimum 3 years duration

Click here to know more about Eligibility Criteria & Admission Process for General Category

Click here to Apply online

Click here for Last Date of Application & Class Commencement Dates

If you have any other international diploma / certificate other than the above, please email for an eligibility check

With the objective of encouraging meritorious students and academic excellence, scholarships are offered for deserving candidates. The quantum and the number of scholarships are subject to change from time to time. Changes, if any will be updated in University website.
1.  Free-ship and Merit-cum-means scholarship

     1.1  MBBS and BDS

     1.2  BTech and BPharm

2.  AICTE Tuition Fee Waiver Scheme

3.  Scholarships for Academy of General Education Students (SAGES)

4.  Merit-cum-means scholarship for BTech lateral entry students from Manipal group Polytechnic Institutions

5.  Scholarship for Konkani speaking students / students studied in AGE colleges

6.  Scholarship scheme of interest subsidy on education loan for MAHE students

7.  Scholarships for Nursing students

8.  Scholarships for School of Information Science (SOIS) students

9.  Kadambi scholarship

10.  ITC scholarship

1.  Free-Ship and Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship

The MBBS program is being offered by MAHE through its constituent premier institutions, Kasturba Medical College (KMC) at Manipal and Mangalore, while the BDS program is offered by Manipal College of Dental Sciences (MCODS) at Manipal and Mangalore. The following scholarships are offered to top performing students in NEET examinations, admitted to MBBS and BDS programs at Manipal and Mangalore campuses

Scholarships for Academy of General Education Students (SAGES)
Few seats are reserved for students who have studied their two years (11th & 12th) of PUC for undergraduate courses and students who have studied their three years of degree course (all years / semesters) for post graduates courses in the any of the Academy of General Education (AGE) / Dr. TMA Pai Foundation colleges.


List of AGE / Dr. TMA Pai Foundation colleges:

Mahatma Gandhi Memorial College, Kunjibettu, Udupi
Sri Bhuvanendra College, Karkala
Sri Bhuvanendra Residential School, Karkala
Bhardarkar’s Arts and Science College, Kundapura
Vijaya College, Mulki
Sri Mahaveera College, Moodbidri
Sri J. C. B. M College, Shringeri
Dr TMA Pai College of Education, Kunjibettu, Udupi
Upendra PAi Memorial College, Kunjibettu, Udupi
Vaikunta Baliga College of Law, Kunjibettu, Udupi
MadhavaKripa School, Manipal
Sharada Residential School, Kunjibettu,Udupi

Admission will be done as per the admission criteria mentioned for the respective course. 
The award of scholarship amount will be based on parents’ annual income. 
In addition to the above mentioned scholarship students are also eligible for Interest Subsidy on Education Loan scholarship. 
BTech: Students (studied at any of the AGE / Dr. TMA Pai Foundation Institutions) who are admitted to the BTech Courses through MET 2019 will be offered scholarship, only if their general category rank of MET 2019 is within 10,000. Students who secure rank above 10,000 are NOT eligible for scholarship under SAGES scheme and such students, if admitted, shall pay the full course fee. Candidates are required to pay the appropriate first year course fee including refundable Caution Deposit of Rs. 10,000/- at the time of Counseling. The excess amount paid shall be refunded after the class commencement.


MBBS and BDS: Students studied at any of the AGE / Dr. TMA Pai Foundation Institutions who are admitted to MBBS / BDS courses under General category through NEET 2019 will be offered scholarship based on their NEET 2019 Ranks as per the guidelines. Scholarship is restricted to 5 each for KMC Manipal and Mangalore, 4 each for MCODS Manipal and Mangalore. There is NO preferential seat for these courses.


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