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Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore

About Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore

Mangalore University campus was located in Mangalagangothri, about 20 km to the southeast of historical coastal town of Mangalore. it is a picture square campus that sprawls over 333 acres, overlooking the confluence of the river Nethravathi with the Arabian sea on one side and the cloud-capped western ghats on the other. The campus has 25 PG departments, supported by modern infrastructure and experienced faculty.

Mangalore University has seen tremendous growth since its inception and has been affiliated with over 190 colleges. The university is known for the study of ecology and the environment. It offers a wide range of courses for students to choose from and has also added many new courses to its curriculum over the years. The university has taken steps to establish contacts through the exchange of scholars and students with universities in USA, UK, Finland, Japan, Norway, Germany, Spain, and other countries. 

The University is a major center for the study of ecology and environment. This University introduced many new courses for the first time in the country. The University was first to start UG programs like Hotel management, Human resource development, fashion design, and yogic sciences. Mangalore University admissions can be done online on the official website of the university. UG and PG courses are introduced in distance mode for the benefit of students.

This University has started IAS/IPS coaching centers for scheduled castes and other backward class students with the help from the union ministry of social justice and empowerment. The University is also proud of the fact its alumni occupy responsible positions in the country and abroad. Mangalore university looks forward to playing the role of a participant in and a facilitator of such change and guiding this process ends that are commensurate with its goals and missions.

Mangalore University is grown and it is recognized as one of the premier universities in the country accredited by NAAC with A grade. This University stands 24th among the top 50 institutes of higher learning in the country. It also encourages extension activities through village adoption programs to strengthen the linkage with society.

Mangalore University affiliated colleges are A.J.Institue of Management, Alvas Engineering college, Aims First Grade COllege, Amrutha College padil. etc,

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Mangalore University Highlights:

This University has 26 departments offering 37 PG programs, 29 Ph.D. programs and over 210 colleges affiliated to this University. This college has facilities like library, hostel, healthcare, guest house, sports facilities. Some of the more highlights about this university are mentioned below.

Mangalore University Highlights
 Type of University Public
Established  1980 
Affiliated colleges 190 
Accredited  NAAC
 Infrastructure facilities Library, Wifi, Indoor Games, Hostel, Healthcare, Computer Center
Courses Offered UG, PG, and Ph.D
Address Mangalagangotri, Karnataka, India - 574199
Contact Details 0824 2287367/ 0824 2287424
Email [email protected]

Mangalore University Courses:

This University offers courses in various disciplines and below are the Ug, PG, and Ph.D. courses offered by Mangalore University. Mangalore University courses offered under various disciplines are mentioned below.

Disciplines  Courses Specializations
 Science & Technology  M.Sc          Applied Botany
Applied Zoology 
Applied Chemistry
Organic Chemistry
Computer Science 
Industrial Chemistry 
Marine geology 
Materials science
Yogic science
Medical Physics
Ph.D. Applied Botany
Applied Zoology
Yogic Science 
Material Science
Management  MBA  International Business
Tourism Management
Human Resource Development
Arts MA Economics
Political Science
Social work
Mass Communication & Journalism
Education M.Ed 

Mangalore University Fee:

Mangalore University offers courses in the field of Science, Arts, Management, Commerce. The curriculum of the university courses are flexible and vibrant and course fee varies for each course. Mangalore University fee structure is mentioned below.

  • The registration fee for all M.Sc courses is between INR 10,000/- to INR 14,000/-
  • For MA courses, the fee is INR 10,000 to INR 11,000/-
  • The Total fee for MBA and MCA course is INR 18,200/- and INR 18,500/-.
  • The Fee for M.Com and M.Ed is INR 10,750/-
  • Total fee for MBA international course is INR 61,000/-
  • The total fee to be charged for the admission to the PG diploma/certificate course is INR 10,035/-

Mangalore University Scholarship:

Mangalore University scholarship is provided to the deserving candidates at the time of admission and based on the category the scholarship will be given to the students and the details are mentioned below.

  • This University has a scholarship in India level.
  • State scholarships like Commissonarate of social welfare.
  • This University has a minority scholarship and Kerala state scholarship.
  • Central govt. and international level scholarship is available.

Mangalore University Infrastructure Facilities:

Mangalore University has state of the art infrastructure facilities, well-equipped libraries, air-conditioned services, and hi-tech laboratories. More details about Mangalore University Infrastructure are mentioned below.

  • Library:

The Mangalore University library was started in the year of 1980. At present, this library has 2,05,320 books, 23,085 back volumes apart from reports. It has a rich collection of about 293 research and general interest journals on a wide range of subjects.

  • Computer Center:

The computer center was started in the year 1990. The computer center is well-equipped with a reasonably good computer system environment.  The main objective of the computer center is to provide computational services to academic, departments and students. The computer center is being upgraded from time to time to provide the best computational infrastructure.

  • Science Instrumentation center
  • Sports facility
  • Day Care Center
  • Guesthouse
  • Health Center
  • Hostel


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Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

Mangalore University Eligibility Criteria:

The Eligibility Criteria are as follows:

  • Applicants should have passed the 3-year B.A. degree examination of any other university with the respective subject as a major/optional subject with a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in the subject to be eligible.
  • Applicants who have passed the B.A. Ed. Degree Examination (Regional College Scheme),  are eligible for the PG Programmes if secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in the relevant subjects and fulfill other conditions specified to be considered eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for M.Sc:

  • Applicants should have passed the 3-year B.Sc. degree examination of any university in the same/related discipline with at least 45% marks in aggregate to be considered eligible.

Eligibility Criteria for MBA:

  • Applicants should have passed any Bachelor Degree examination of any University in any discipline with a minimum of 50% (45% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in aggregate including language subjects to be considered eligible for admission.

Mangalore University Admission:

Candidates aspiring to study at MU must write these entrance tests for their respective courses:

  • Master of Communication and Journalism (M.C.J.)
  • Master of Social Work (M.S.W.)
  • M.Sc. in Biotechnology, Computer Science, Electronics and Yogic Science
  • All M.B.A. Programmes
  • Master of International Business (M.I.B.)
  • Master of Human Resource Development (M.H.R.D.)
  • Bachelor of Physical Education and Master of Physical Education


Mangalore University Cutoff:

The cutoffs for the various courses are subject to change every year. The Mangalore University cutoffs depend on many different factors such as:

  • The number of people who give entrance exams.
  • The difficulty level of the exam.
  • The scores of the various candidates in the exam

However, the CAT, XAT, GATE, GMAT scores etc also affect the cutoffs of the university.

Courses and Fees Structure of Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore

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Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Business Management [BBM]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master in International Business [MIB]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Others  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh

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Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Commerce Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]  3 year(s), Full Time
Master of Commerce [M.Com]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,500

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Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Science Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Science [M.Sc]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 8,627
Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Humanities and Arts Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Arts [BA]  3 year(s), Full Time
Certificate Course  2 year(s), Full Time
Master of Arts [MA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 4,500
Master of Social Work [MSW]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 7,500
Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Medical Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Post Graduate Diploma  1 year(s), Full Time
Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Computer Applications Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Computer Application [MCA]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 1.20 Lakh
Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Education Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Bachelor of Physical Education [B.P.Ed]  3 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6,500
Master of Physical Education [M.P.Ed]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 12,500

Placements and Average package

Mangalore University, [MU] Mangalore Placements and Average Packages
Course type Average Salary Highest Salary Companies Visiting
Master of Arts [MA] 2.8 Lacs Per Annum 12 Lacs Per Annum Amnesty International, Educlass
Master of Science [M.Sc] 4.2 Lacs Per Annum 20 Lacs Per Annum TCS, Ford, HCL, General electrics, Havells
Master of Business Administration [MBA] 4.8 Lacs Per Annum 14.4 Lacs Per Annum Oracle, IBM, Accenture, D.E Shaw, Goldman Sachs

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 3 Student's Reviews 5.2/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 1/3 students

Approval, Recognition, Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Mangalore University, Mangalore.

Hostel Details

Mangalore University Hostel Details:

The university has 2 hostels for both men and women. Not only this, but it also has a hostel for working women. It provides a wide range of facilities such as:

  • It has 24-hour security surveillance in place.
  • Solar water heaters.
  • Medical assistance.
  • Extracurriculars.
  • Study rooms.
  • They also have an anti-ragging cell and a disciplinary committee.

The monthly charges for the hostel are as follows:

  • The residents should pay the Establishment charges - Rs. 500
  • The residents should pay the Electricity charges - as notified
  • The residents should pay the Mess charges - as notified
  • Defaulters are liable to be expelled from the Hostel if the charges are not paid.
  • Requests for certificates to authorities outside the University will be charged Rs.50 per certificate.
  • Ragging is a punishable offense.
  • Fines will be levied on the students in case of damage to property, writing on walls and cupboards, ragging and so on.
  • Students joining the hostel on any day of the month shall pay the entire month's rent, establishment charge, electricity charges, and miscellaneous charges.
  • Students can stay in the hostel during the holidays in payment of guest charges.
  • SC and ST students who are receiving Government of India Scholarships are eligible for reimbursement of their monthly mess bill.
  • Students who take admissions to the hostel on or before 15th of the month have to pay full hostel charges as applicable. However, students who take admissions after 15th of the month have to pay Rs. 75 per day as boarding charges and electricity charges only.


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Contact Details and Location

Address : Mangalagangotri - 574199
Website :

Student Reviews

Master of Commerce [M.Com] (Finance), batch of 2018

The class is from morning to evening. There will be the project for second-year students and assignment is given. 


They conduct management sports and cultural. Life is good in this college.

Discussion Forum



Hi Bhavika,

The university has started the distance education program for the following reasons: 

  1. Establish networking of learners and knowledge practitioners by means of Information and Communication Technology.

  2. Promote the concept of correct intelligence among students and teachers.

  3. Promote higher education through non-formal means, specifically through correspondence mode.

  4. Take such courses to the doors of socially and economically disadvantaged sections of the society.

  5. Collaborate with national and international educational organizations to promote excellence in non-formal education.

  6. Export quality higher education through communication networks.

  7. Encourage disadvantaged and weaker sections to acquire essential skills, information and knowledge to cope with the demands of emerging new professions in a fast changing global society.

  8. Perform such other functions as and when specified/prescribed by the University.

Answer By: Getmyuni

13 Apr 2017


What is the application fee for MU hostel?

Asked By: Anonymous 13 Apr 2017


Hi Bhavika, the application fee for the hostel is Rs. 150.

Answer By: Getmyuni

13 Apr 2017

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