MIT Debate Tournament 2018 gets cancelled

Due to the amount and intensity of the torrential rains that have been going on in the past week in various parts of Karnataka, this year’s edition of the MIT Debate Tournament has been cancelled, which is organized by The Literary, Debate and Quiz Club of MIT Manipal. Many participating college teams cannot make their way to Manipal due to the horrendous weather conditions. The club made the official announcement of the cancellation on their Facebook page and have assured …

DES Orientation on 6th August

he Department of European Studies of Manipal Academy of Higher Education is holding an induction and orientation for the new batch of MA European Studies and BA Foreign Languages and Intercultural Studies for the academic year 2018. The Orientation Program is scheduled on Mon, Aug 6, 2018 at 9:30 am at Multipurpose Hall, Ground Floor, School of Allied Health Sciences, Manipal, Tower II, Behind Melaka Manipal Medical College

Kairos – International Day on 10th August

The Office of International Affairs & Collaboration, MAHE is to host Kairos – The International Day Celebrations on August 10th, 2018 at the Dr TMA Pai Halls. The afternoon is sure to enthrall everyone with a host of different activities that is to take place with students from all across the Globe! The Office invites everyone to be part of the celebrations!

Chalchitra 2018 Open for Entries

The 2nd Edition of the Manipal International Short Film Festival & Competition jointly hosted by the Department of Media Technology, MIT Manipal and Manipal Technologies Ltd. in association with is open for entries! More details about the competition and categories can be found at is proud to associate themselves with the event as its official Media Partners!  

Kumarswamy’s Floor Test

The 2nd in month, the floor test and the speaker election for the Karnataka Vidhaan Sabha is to take place momentarily. CM Kumarswamy is expected to hold power smoothly with the support of Congress and JDS. The BJP in a meeting yesterday decided against boycotting the test in fear of being looked at in low light

IDA Manipal Chapter & MCODS Manipal to organize a Workshop on Dental Photography

Indian Dental Association, Manipal Branch & MCODS Manipal jointly organize Photodontics, an over view on Dental Photography by Dr Mayur Davda from Mumbai. It’s free for IDA Members and Non Members hav to pay a fee of INR 700 for the workshop. Participation has to be intimated by email to the undersigned.

Division of Yoga, CIMR opens a 3 Month Certificate Course on Yoga

Centre for Integrative Medicine and Research (CIMR) is offering a 3 month certificate course on Yoga for Self Health Care and Stress Management. The Course fees is 6500 INR and applications close on June 9th. Contact the Coordinator, Mr. Govardhan Reddy at for registration or information.

MIT Academic Calendar Released

The MIT Academic Calendar for the year 2018-19 has been released! In a tangent from the previous years, the administration has decided not to give the 1 week Teaching Break for Students after the 1st Sessional Examinations. This is probably due to the University declaring every 3rd Saturday, a holiday, thereby giving many a long weekend for students to scurry home for a quick visit!

Kumaraswamy takes Oath as the Chief Minister of Karnataka

After a High Drama that made National headlines for 10 days including, another CM swearing in, a midnight court hearing, a floor test, and all opposition supremos flying down to Karnataka, HD Kumaraswamy finally takes oath as the Karnataka CM with Dr G Parameshwar joining him as his Deputy. The BJP boycotted the swearing in calling it an anti people’s mandate and signs of dissention are rampart as D Shivkumar, an aspirant for the DCM post makes his displeasure clear.

MUJ announces International Conference on Startup Ventures: Technology Developments and Future Strategies

Manipal University, Jaipur in association with Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP) and Springer recently announced the initiation of the proposals/abstract submission for the upcoming startup conference titled “International Conference on Startup Ventures: Technology Developments and Future Strategies” This conference will be held at Manipal University Jaipur on 8th and 9th of October 2018. Accepted proposals/abstracts will be published in Springer Nature IJIT/ IOP Publications Material Science Journals.  More details can be gotten through  

Inauguration of Mentored Student Project Poster Presentation at MMMC

Melaka Manipal Medical College is to host the Mentored Student Project Poster Presentation, on Saturday the 26th of May at Lecture Hall Ga, MMMC. The Poster display is scheduled to begin soon after the inaugural with MAHE’s Chief Innovation Officer, Dr. Arun Shanbhag doing the honours. The Valedictory is scheduled at 2:30 PM at the same venue.

25th Convocation to be held Dr. TMA Pai International Convention Centre

A circular from the Registrar announced the 25th Convocation of Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal, will be held on Saturday, 19th May, 2018 at Dr. TMA Pai International Convention Centre, Mangaluru from 5:30 PM to 8:30 PM. The event will be streamed live all around the world on World Medical Education President Prof. David Gordon is to be the Chief Guest for the occasion where around 1500 students are expected to be awarded their degrees

SC snubs Congress-JDS Petition; Yeddyurappa sworn in as Karnataka CM

After a midnight high-drama that saw the Congress-JDS coalition run to the Supreme Court at midnight to bring a stay on Yeddyurappa’s swearing-in ceremony, the Chief Justice appointed a Special 3 Judge Bench for the hearing. The back and forth discussion ended with the apex court refusing to go against the Governor’s decision of inviting the BJP to form the government. The floor test however will be conducted on Monday as opposed to 15 days later putting the BJP in …

Outdoor Sports Facility to be inaugurated at MAHE Mangalore

A new Outdoor Sports Facility is to be inaugurated tomorrow, on 8th May 2018, at 7 PM at the Kaprigudda Marena Greens, Mangaluru, a circular sent across the MAHE fraternity stated. Pro Vice-Chancellor (MAHE Mangalore) Dr. V Surendra Shetty, Dean of KMC Mangalore, Dr. MV Prabhu, Dean of MCODS Mangalore, Dr. Dilip Naik, and Conevenor of the Marena Sports Complex, Dr. Anand Venugopal are expected to be present for the inaugural.

Idea Cafe Launched at MARENA

A venture of the Innovation Center of MAHE, the Idea Cafe was inaugurated by Shruti Pai on 2nd May, 2018. Situated at the ground floor of the Marena Sports Complex, the cafe is to be a center for learning, discussion and interdisciplinary interaction among all students from all branches and streams of education at MAHE, said Dr. Arun Shanbhag, CIO of MAHE. University Officers and persons of note were present along with students of MAHE.