Hands-on technical education, since 1985

Established in 1985, Dr. T.M.A. Pai Polytechnic Manipal has developed into one of the best polytechnic colleges in India. Part of the renowned academic township of Manipal, Dr. T.M.A. Pai polytechnic is closely associated with some of the most reputed colleges in the country.

We are approved and recognised by the All India Council for Technical Education, New Delhi (AICTE) and affiliated to the Board of Technical Education, Bangalore. Situated on a large, independent campus, we have been catering to the local population of Udupi and Dakshina Kannada districts as well as students from other parts of the state and country.

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The possibilities are endless. Hundreds of students enrol in our Diploma and short-term courses every year. See what interests you and apply now.

Fast track to B. Tech

The Integrated B.Tech program in collaboration with Manipal Institute of Technology, one of the best engineering colleges in the country, you can take the first steps towards an engineering career.

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World class infrastructure that provides students with a wide ranging scope for hands on and academic learning.

State of the art lab equipment

High quality, industry recommended equipment that rivals most full fledged engineering colleges.

Modern classrooms

Modern, well equipped and large classrooms.


A well stocked and up to date library.

Life on Campus

Campus life that fosters all round development, from academic to extra curricular activities, in a supportive environment.