A quaint little town comfortably engulfed by the sea on one side and hills on the other. Picturesque views wherever your eyes take you. Away from the hustle bustle of the city, wrapped in its own world, one with whatever is pure and pristine. Solitude, quiet, solemnity are these the words that come to mind when you imagine this place? Think again! This quaint little town is also home to over 10,000 people from all over the world, who are all at the threshold of adulthood. Welcome to Manipal!
Manipal is like a live wire always buzzing with some sort of activity or the other. With 20 colleges in the same place, this university town is perpetually seething with energy. Manipal is typically for the students, by the students and of the students. The town offers anything and everything that a student needs and it caters to the tastes of all kinds of people. For the adventure and nature lovers, mountains, trekking trails, wild life sanctuaries, waterfalls all are all just a couple of hours away. For the party animals, there are multiple clubs to choose from where DJs from all the country keep coming. There are state of the art sporting facilities for the sports fanatics and world-class libraries for the studious kind. And for those who are lost and don’t really know what they like and just want to spend their time in an oblivious state of mind, the town yet again gives them the time, space and ambiance to do so.
Since there are students from all over the world, Manipal gives an almost utopian atmosphere to those who come to study here. Inter mingling of people from various cultural and ethnic backgrounds gives every student the exposure others crave for. No matter where the person is from, after coming to Manipal no one wants to leave it. This has been the story of the lakhs of students who have passed out of Manipal, which sure does say something about the town. We all know that college life is fun, but college life in Manipal makes it unforgettable.