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MUOET/SMIT–2015 FAQs

Dec 29, 2014 18:15 IST

    Question: What courses are available at Manipal University?
    Answer: Students can study the following courses at MU:
    Allied Health Sciences, Applied Sciences, Architecture, Atomic and Molecular Physics, Biotechnology, Commerce, Dentistry, Engineering, European Studies, Geopolitics, Hotel Management, Humanities, Information Sciences, Jewellery Design & Management, Life Sciences, Management, Media and Communication, Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Public Health, Social Work and Statistics.

    Question: What accreditation do the courses offered by the Manipal University have?
    Answer: Manipal University has been established under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956 vide notification #F9-8/89-U.3 dated 1/6/1993 of the Government of India. All courses offered by the Manipal University conform to the guidelines laid down by the UGC. All professional courses are recognised by the respective professional bodies.

    Question: What are the eligibility criteria for enrolling for a course in Manipal University?
    Answer: Each course has different eligibility criteria. Candidates can check the course wise eligibility conditions in the prospectus.

    Question: How important is the score in the qualifying examination to enroll for a course?
    Answer: At MU, students are admitted on the basis of merit. Admissions to some courses are based on all-India entrance test scores; for others, the score in the qualifying examination is considered.

    Question: Is it possible to apply for admission in MU before the result of qualifying examination?
    Answer: Yes, a candidate can begin his/her application process before final result. For courses where admissions are based on your scores, candidates need to submit their scores for the qualifying examination on or before the respective last date. For other courses, candidates need to submit only the proof of passing their qualifying examination at the time of counselling/admission.

    Question: To apply for more than one course in MU, How many applications do a candidate need to send?
    Answer: If the courses a candidate opted for fall in the same group, then only one application form is needed. However, if a candidate opts for courses in different groups, then he/she will need to fill separate applications.

    Questions: How and when are the results of the MU entrance test announced?
    Answers: The results will be out on the official website of MU. Candidate can also call the admission office at +91-92437-77733.

    Question: When does a candidate need to pay admission/tuition fee?
    Answer: The first year fee is paid on the day of counselling/admission. Subsequent fees must be paid on the dates that will be notified through our website.

    Question: Is there a capitation fee in MU?
    Answer: No, there is no capitation fee. Candidates need to pay only the fees mentioned in the prospectus.

    Question: Is there any agent who can help a candidate in getting admission?
    Answer: There are no agents or middlemen for admissions. MU will be in direct conversation with thw students, For any queries candidates can contact MU directly.

    Question: Are there any management/donation quota in MU?
    Answer: There is no a management quota or donation seat or payment seats. The admission in MU is given only in the basis of merit obtained by a candidate in the entrance test.

    Question: Are there any scholarships for the study?
    Answer: Yes you can visit http://manipal.edu/mu/admission/indian-students/scholarship.html for details.

    Question: What is a merit-cum-means scholarship?
    Answer: Candidates qualifying for the MBBS course within the first 500, and BDS, BPharm, BTech courses within the first 1000 are eligible for a merit-cum-means scholarship. Eligibility is also determined by parents’ annual income, so not all students who qualify in the top ranks can get this scholarship. If candidate has made an application for a scholarship, he/she will know whether it has been granted or not at the time of counselling.

    Question: If a candidate chooses to withdraw his/her application for admission, how much amount wll be refunded to him/her?
    Answer: Refund of fee is as per our refund rules. visit http://manipal.edu/mu/admission/indian-students/fees-refund.html for more details

    Question: Are there any model/previous year question paper for admission in MU?
    Answer: No, MU does not provide any model or previous year question paper.

    Question: What is a computer-based online entrance test? What skills are required for this?
    Answer: It is a simple test, and all a candidate need to know is how to use a keyboard and a mouse. In the online entrance test, answers to the questions are made on a computer.

    Question: Is there any negative marking in the Manipal University Online Entrance Test?
    Answer: No, there is no negative marking in the online entrance test except when a candidate apply for M. Tech. courses.

    Question: Will a candidate get a job once the course is completed?
    Answer: MU has an excellent placement cell and a large number of our students get placed in good companies even before they have written their final semester examinations.

    Question: What is the syllabus for Manipal University Online Entrance Test?
    Answer: Candidates can download the syllabus from the link: http://manipal.edu/mu/admission/indian-students/online-entrance-exam-overview/syllabus.html

    Question: How to reach at Manipal University?
    Answer: Manipal is well connected by road, rail and air. There are two main cities close to Manipal that serve as entry points - Udupi and Mangalore. Udupi is 5 km from Manipal and Mangalore is 65 km away.

    Question: When a candidate comes for counselling or admission where can he/she stay?
    Answer: Candidates coming for counselling and admission usually make their own arrangements for boarding and lodging. Here is a list of places to stay www.udupipages.com.

    Question: If a candidate is unable to travel for counselling. What should he/she do?
    Answer: In such a case, admission formalities can be done by an authorized representative carrying proper authorization documents, like the parents or even a friend. Fees and original documents are required for completing admission formalities.

    Question: Will a candidate get a hostel accommodation at the time of admission?
    Answer: MU is a residential institute and all students who are admitted are accommodated in hostels.

    Question: What extracurricular activities can a candidate pursue?
    Answer: A candidate can pursue sports activities, cultural activities, Science and research related activities etc.

    Question: Can one take back the original documents?
    Answer: Original documents will be retained by the University until the completion of your course. An acknowledgement will be given to the candidates for their original documents.

    Question: Are parents needed to accompany a student for the counselling?
    Answer: No, it is not mandatory for the parents to be with a student for the counselling.

    Question: Is it compulsory for a first-year student to avail of the hostel accommodation?
    Answer: It is compulsory for a first-year student to live in a hostel. In exceptional cases, however, permission may be granted by the Dean or Director to stay out of the hostel.

    Question: If the counselling of a candidate at MU coincides with a counselling at another college. Where the original documents should be given?
    Answer: If a candidate is required to appear for counselling at another college at the same time as at MU, he/she need to bring some proof of the counselling at the other college along with the photocopies of the required documents you need for your MU counselling, like mark sheets etc.

    Question: If a candidate has submitted his/her original documents at the time of counselling at other college. What he/she should do?
    Answer: Candidate should give us the acknowledgement for the deposition of original documents at other institution.

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