School of Management, [SOM] Manipal

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About School of Management, [SOM] Manipal

The School of Management, [SOM] 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 School 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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2 Rankings
3 Placements
4 Collaborations
5 Eligibility Criteria
6 Admissions
7 Hostel

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Highlights:

Year of Establishment



All India Council for Technical Education [AICTE]


National Institutional Ranking Framework [NIRF]


ISO 9001:2008 and ISO 14001:2004 


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.


Postgraduate, Doctorate

School of Management Manipal Fee Structure

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Rankings:

  • School of Management, Manipal was awarded A++ grade by Chronicle - Career & Competition Monthly, in 2018.
  • 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.
  • Recognized as the Outstanding B-School [South] by Dainik Bhaskar in 2010.
  • Awarded an 'A' grade by Discovery Education Media Pvt. Ltd in 2012.
  • 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.
  • School of Management Manipal was ranked 47th among top business schools in India by The Week in 2013.
  • MAHE was ranked 5th among top private universities in India in 2013.
  • Manipal University was ranked 1st among Research Publications by private universities in India by SCImago Research Group, Spain.

School of Management, [SOM] 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.

School of Management, [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, [SOM] Manipal Ranking

MBA Ranking
Publication Name Rank
Outlook 42
Business Today 92
The Week 87

Student Satisfaction Rating 

Based on 5 Student's Reviews 6.5/10  
Overall Rating
Social Life
Rating Distribution
Needs Improvement
Top Feature & Summary
This institute is recommended by 2/5 students

Student Reviews

Master of Business Administration [MBA] (International Business), batch of 2019

We have an e-pad based exam system which helps the student to write on a tablet instead of a paper which makes the evaluation transparent and hassle-free. We go with interactive teaching methods like blended learning, presentations and group discussions.


Manipal is famous for its extracurricular and co-curricular activities and there are amazing clubs where you can be a part of many and excellent.

Contact Details and Location

Address : MIT Inside Rd, Eshwar Nagar, Manipal, Karnataka - 576104, India.
Website :

Affiliation and Accreditation

The college is affiliated to Manipal University - [MU], Manipal and accredited by AICTE NIRF.


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Entrance Exams for Admission

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Entrance Exams
Exam Name Course Name
Master of Business Administration [MBA]

Eligibility Criteria and Admission Procedure

School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Eligibility Criteria:



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.

School of Management, [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.

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

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School of Management, [SOM] Manipal Management Courses and Fees Structure
Course Name Fees Interested
Master of Business Administration [MBA]  2 year(s), Full Time Rs. 6.03 Lakh
Ph.D  2 year(s), Full Time

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