Professional Institutions in Mangalore
All curricula in Science, Arts, Commerce Law, Management are covered in Mangalore. Professional education in Engineering, Medicine, Hotel Management and Fashion Technology brings students to Mangalore from all corners of the world.
There are several Engineering Colleges around Mangalore, the most famous college is the Karnataka Regional Engineering College (NIT or KREC) at Surathtkal 30 Kms from Mangalore, Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT) at Manipal 60 Kms North of Mangalore and Nitte College of Engineering.
The College of Fisheries at Jeppu, near Mangalore, is a unique institution for the aid of fisher folk, and disseminates latest techniques keeping the environment in mind.
Medical education is pioneered by the Kasturba Medical College (KMC) based at Manipal with teaching hospitals in Mangalore too. They have some of the latest equipment and techniques and a truly enlightened Dean in the form of Dr B.M. Hegde, who has made a name for himself in Cardiology.
Two major dental colleges are run by KMC and the A.B.Shetty Trust. A unique teaching hospital in Mangalore is Father Muller’s Hospital which offers both Alopathic or homeopathic treatment.Many colleges offer Hotel Management and Catering courses, the most sought-after being at Manipal and run in collaboration with the Welcome Group of Hotels. At present, the only college offering Management as a discipline is the SDM College of Business Management. But there are plans to set up one more soon
Shri Dharmasthala Manjunatheshwara College of Medical Sciences is the first modern medicine Medical College established under the aegis of the SDM Educational Society. Dr. D. Veerendra Heggade has many maiden ventures to his credit, which have become legendary achievements under his gamut of social reforms. His visionary conceptualization of an ideal Medical College has taken shape at Dharwad
Many colleges offer Hotel Management and Catering courses, the most sought-after being at Manipal and run in collaboration with the Welcome Group of Hotels. At present, the only college offering Management as a discipline is the SDM College of Business Management but there are plans to set up one more soon. A recent addition to the galaxy of professional colleges is the Mangalore Institute of Fashion Technology (MIFT) which had a sell-outclass in its very first year of inception.