School of Management, [SOM] Manipal: Ranking, Courses, Fees, Admission, Placements

Somya Jain Somya Jain | Aug 29, 2022
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Somya Jain

Updated on - Aug 29, 2022

The School of Management, Manipal was formerly known as the Manipal Institute of Management. It was established in 1999 as a constituent school of Manipal University, which is now known as the Manipal Academy of Higher Education [MAHE]. It is one of the top management schools of the country that offers various Masters of Business Administration courses. 

 SOM Manipal produces industry-ready graduates that can easily adapt to the constantly changing management landscape. The curriculum is regularly revised to make sure it is updated to match the current industry trends. Students are taught by experienced faculty, through a variety of teaching methods, including case studies, group discussions, presentations, assignments, etc.

The School of Management Manipal Admissions is based on management exams and their performance in the qualifying exams. Once accepted, the students have multiple opportunities to interact with industry and academia. The Manipal School of Management has multiple national and international collaborations with both. This gives the students the industry exposure they need, preparing them well for the corporate world. It has multiple national and international memberships. 

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SOM, Manipal Highlights:

The college has been in the management field for the past 20 years and has approvals from government bodies.

Year of Establishment 1999
Recognitions All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]
Accreditations National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF]
Certifications ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 
Memberships All India Management Association [AIMA], Association of Indian Management Schools [AIMS], Association of Management Development Institutes of South Asia [AMDISA]
School of Management Manipal Address MIT Inside Rd, Eshwar Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka - 576104, India. 
Infrastructure Facilities Hostels, Library, Sports Complex, etc.
Courses Postgraduate School of Management Manipal Fees

SOM, Manipal Courses:

The college offers courses in the field of management and provides various specializations:

Discipline Course Specialization
Business and Management    MBA Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations
MBA (Global Business) Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, Operations
MBA in Healthcare Management

School of Management, Manipal Rankings:

  • SOM, Manipal was ranked 5th among the Top 20 B-Schools in the South Zone and 26th among the top 50 B-Schools.
  • School of Management, Manipal was awarded A++ grade by Chronicle - Career & Competition Monthly, in 2018 and 
  • Ranked 11th among the Outstanding B-Schools of Excellence and 10th among Private B-Schools in Karnataka by the CSR-GHRDC B-School Survey in 2017.
  • SOM Manipal was ranked 93rd among Top B-Schools in All of India and 29th among Top B-Schools in South Zone in the Week - Hanas Best B-School Survey in 2017.
  • Ranked 40th among the Top 100 Management Schools in Outlook Drishti B-School Survey in 2017.
  • Ranked 200 among Asian Universities and at 17th place in India: QS University Ranking Asia in 2016.
  • Ranked 6th among Top Private Universities by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), MHRD, Government of India in 2016.
  • SOM was rated AAA+ by Careers360 in India's Best B-Schools Survey in 2017.
  • The college ranked 1st among the deemed and private universities in India and 20 among all the Universities in India and 10th among the universities in the south zone.
  • SOM, Manipal ranked 1st among the top universities in India and 2nd among the top 30 best universities which are privately held.

School of Management, Manipal Placement Highlights:

School of Management Manipal has a placement record of almost 100%.

  • The School has a placement cell, which helps students get placed in their preferred organization.
  • Students get placed across various industries like IT, Telecom, BFSI, Retail, Healthcare, etc.
  • Some of the top recruiters are Al Shirawi, Dubai, Goldman Sachs Services Pvt Ltd, Amazon, Axis Bank, etc.

SOM, Manipal International Collaborations:

 The School of Management, Manipal has an active student exchange programs with International Universities, listed below:

Group T International University College, Belgium California State University, USA Australian National University, Australia
University of South Florida, USA Hochschule Bremen City University, Germany Virginia Commonwealth, USA
HMKW University, Germany IPAG Business School, Paris  

School of Management FAQs:

  1. What are the courses offered by SOM, Manipal?
    - SOM, Manipal offers courses in the field of management and provides specializations under the MBA program.

  2. Does the college provide part-time MBA programs?
    - No, the college does not provide part-time MBA programs. 

School of Management, Manipal Eligibility Criteria:

The eligibility criteria for the courses offered by the School of Management is listed below:

Courses Eligibility 
MBA [Global Management]
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, with at least 50%, aggregate, in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Candidates must have a valid score in CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ ATMA/ GMAT.
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, with at least 50%, aggregate, in any discipline from a recognized University.
  • Candidates must have a valid score in CAT/ MAT/ XAT/ CMAT/ GMAT.
MBA [Healthcare Management]
  • Candidates should have a Bachelor’s degree, with at least 50%, aggregate, in any discipline from a recognized University.

SOM, Manipal Admissions:

  • Admissions will be based on past academic merit, performance in Personal Interview and Group Discussion.
  • For Healthcare Management, admissions will not be based on qualifying exams.
  • School of Management admissions will be separate for Indian Nationals and NRIs/ International Students.

School of Management, Manipal Hostel Details:

  • Hostels are available on a first-come-first-serve basis and depend on availability.
  • The School of Management Manipal Infrastructure Facilities are modern and state-of-the-art and include libraries, sports complex, research centre, etc.

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Highlights

Institution Type Private
Accredited by NIRF

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Rankings

Publisher Ranking & Year Criteria
#87 in 2021 MBA
#42 in 2020 MBA
#98 in 2019 MBA

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Courses & Fees 2023

Course Average Fees Duration
MBA ₹6,32,000 2 Years

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Courses and Fee Structure

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Pavan Praharshith Batch 2019 MBA in International Business
Reviewed on Jan 05, 2018
2.5 Placements
2.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
2.5 Infrastructure
3.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : There are a handful of recruiters who visit our school of placements but it depends on student's performance in the interview. There are about 2500+ alumni from the school of management.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Any national level MBA exam

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Sayan Dey Batch 2019 BBA [Bachelor of Business Administration]
Reviewed on Dec 05, 2017
2.5 Placements
3.5 Fees
5 Academics
4.5 Infrastructure
5 Campus

Placements & Internships : I'm doing an internship at getmyuni org. They are providing me with stipen. Banking,Finance,Marketing,Logistics companies come to hire from our campus. Companies like Goldmansachs, Ernst & Young, KPMG, Amazon, Ub

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Deepthi Dhanya Batch 2017 MBA in Marketing
Reviewed on Sep 11, 2017
4 Placements
3.5 Fees
3.5 Academics
4 Infrastructure
4.5 Campus

Placements & Internships : The summer internship is available in our college. The average salary is INR 4 lakhs per annum and the highest salary was INR 6 lakhs per annum. Marketing jobs are available through the alumni network.

Entrance Exams & Admissions : I got admissi

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Vaishnavi Venkatesh Batch 2019 Others
Reviewed on Apr 05, 2017

Entrance Exams & Admissions : Eligibility criteria for getting admission in School of Management through entrance test. The cut-off is 50% marks is required.

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Asha Teotia Batch 2009 MBA [Master of Business Administration]
Reviewed on Oct 25, 2015
1 Academics

Academics & Faculty : Classes are regular, assignments and project are given on regular interval at School of Management. Exams are held monthly and semester exams are held once in a semester. Here the facult

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