NITTE University, Mangalore

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NITTE University, Mangalore

time outline iconMangalore, Karnataka, India


NITTE (Deemed-to-be University) has its roots in a group of Institutions established by the Nitte Education Trust. The Trust was established in 1979 by one of India’s respected Statesman, Late Justice KS Hegde, Supreme Court Judge and Speaker of Lok Sabha, with the mission of empowering rural youth through quality education and healthcare. The Trust has established 36 institutions spread in three campuses at Nitte, Mangalore and Bangalore. It offers education in diverse areas of learning including health professions education, engineering, management, humanities, general education, vocational training, and school/pre-university education. The University offers a total of 74 programs in the disciplines of medicine, allied health sciences, dentistry, pharmacy, nursing, physiotherapy, speech and audiology, biological sciences, media & communication and Architecture. It has 4600+ students, 575 faculty members and 2175 support staff on roll. The University campuses are spread over 52 acres in Deralakatte-Paneer areas of Mangalore. The University received A+ Grading in NAAC accreditation in 2021. It has been consistently placed in the Top 70-80 rank band in NIRF. The University is placed in the 401 to 450 Rank Band in the QS Rankings for Asia Region. It has received Diamond rating in the QS I-Gauge India Ratings. The Constituent colleges of the university have good standing in their disciplines in the NIRF rankings. In 2021, the dental college was ranked 6th and the medical college and pharmacy colleges were ranked 45th in NIRF.


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  • Student's Wellness Centre
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  • Laundry Service
  • Women Friendly Campus
  • Sports
  • Student Clubs


National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), IndiaNational Accreditation Board for Hospitals and Healthcare Providers (NABH)National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL)


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