Manipal College of Dental Sciences, Mangalore was founded in 1987 and recognised by the Dental Council of India in 1992 and by the Malaysian Dental Council in 2003. It was certified for ISO9001:2000 in 2006 and was re-certified for ISO9001:2008 in 2009.
The leadership team oversees the academic, business and student affairs of Manipal, representing the institution’s vision, mission and purpose both in India and abroad.
MU is proactive in placing the students into positions of their preference. The institute has a well-organised placement team headed by the Associate Director (Industrial Liaison, Placements and Practice School) and comprising of faculty and student coordinators from each department. On an average, over 60 companies visit MIT Manipal for campus recruitments every year.