Our batch experienced the best of both worlds—online and offline. Easing into college life was simpler, and campus life was a new and exciting game altogether. I take a look back at the flurry of activity that happened over the past year, and the memories of a lifetime that I forged as a fresher.
At The Post, we know that the anticipatory glee before coming to college can result in a state of panic laced excitement. We also know that MIT can offer you the best years of your life. So, to help rein in the panic that comes with leaving home, here’s everything you need to know about MIT.
Packing away for a new chapter of life is always difficult and unsettling. We try to help you out with a list of all that is needed, and where you can get them from.
A detailed overview of academia in MIT to help you navigate your first year of academics successfully.
I sat in the passenger seat of the car as we drove to the campus. It had been a long journey to get there, but an even longer one lay ahead. The online experience, making friends and deciding which clubs to join might seem like a daunting task. A second-hand perspective and reading up about what to expect as a fresher on campus can prove valuable in this fog of unpredictability.
Your home away from home, these buildings would probably relate the best stories if they could. Choosing the right hostel in the first year can go a long way in shaping your college life.
To help one in their quest to find food that satiates taste buds while fulfilling the requirements of a balanced diet, we’ve listed out all the available messes on campus.
Fests, whether they be cultural or technical, help you sharpen your skills, interact with different people and have the time of your life. Read on to take a peek at this colourful aspect of MIT.
Good restaurants for all budgets, the speciality of each eatery, details of departmental stores and the kind of variety each has to offer, places to shop, and bookstores that are within the campus—these are some of the things the incoming freshman needs. So, here is a handy guide. Happy eating and shopping!
If you think that college life at Manipal is going to be all about studies, then think again, or rather, peruse through this article once. From a world-class gym at Marena to the sylvan ramparts of the MIT ground, Manipal has not compromised when it comes to sports and fitness activities. It becomes hard to keep track of the number of courts for every sport. Rest assured, if you love exercising your body, Manipal will not disappoint you.
Having completed their entrance exams, students now face the task of securing admission to the college of their choice for the next four years. In this article, you will find the counselling and admission procedures for prospective students of MIT, Manipal.
The MIT Post’s latest endeavor is to create a database of the myriad clubs, student societies, and student projects present in Manipal. We plan to increase the awareness of every MITian about the activities going on inside and outside the campus. Here is a list of all the different student bodies, both official, non official and hobby clubs, that an MITian can be a part of. We hope that you find a club which is tailored to your skills and interests.
Sitting in the relative safety of home, with the COVID-19 pandemic raging around the world, life in Manipal seems like a dream away. Now, with online classes in full swing, I reminisce about the year and a half I spent there, where I stepped out of my hobbit-hole of comfort, to be swept off on an adventure.
The excitement of coming to a new place, common among freshers, is often mixed with a healthy dose of nervousness. With their minds buzzing with questions, having a convenient source of information is incredibly helpful. Enter MIT’s Buddy Program. Read on to know more and register.
Students planning to join the Manipal Institute of Technology may avail financial assistance through the scholarships or loans schemes offered by the institute. In this article, we list out resources for the opportunities that an aspiring student may benefit from in the year 2020.
Life in Manipal can be both exciting and exhausting all at once–making it nothing short of an adventure. Here is my experience of trying to navigate the dizzying world of college as a freshman, while making memories of a lifetime along the way.
College life can be many things–fun, exciting, trying, and exhausting. Here is my experience–a little taste of the journey that lies ahead.
Apprehensions and questions hound a potential fresher right before admission, counselling, and even before class. We try to answer some of the most frequently asked questions in this article.
With the recent announcement of MAHE conducting the MET 2020 on an online platform, a number of doubts have come up regarding the entrance test. In this article, we try to ease some of that confusion by answering some frequently asked questions about the conduction, examination, and counselling process of MET 2020.
College placement is one of the most important factors to be considered when choosing a college. MIT students, at the end of their college term, have the chance to take up jobs in many major companies and can also expect to receive the help needed to be ready for it. Here is a comprehensive piece about where MIT stands in this matter.
For most MITians, student clubs are a significant part of their lives in Manipal. However, making a decision about which clubs to join can bring about a lot of confusion in a fresher’s mind. In this article, we try to ease some of that confusion by answering a few frequently asked questions about student clubs at MIT.
Coming from the comforts of our house, we bring along a bag full of apprehensions, as we step into Manipal. However, as time goes by, and we gather new experiences, we all find ourselves in love with the town and the college. With newfound freedom, away from our homes, we learn to be our own guide on this new track, full of unexpected turns.
A million different questions consume the minds of prospective freshers as they look to call this little town, their home for the next few years. This article aims to answer a few of those pegging questions by giving the oncoming students an insight into life as a fresher in Manipal.
MIT provides students with many opportunities to get international exposure to enhance their educational experience. Through various internships, exchanges, and other programs, a student can make use of the college’s global networks to get the most out of their degree.
The edgy daredevil of a teenager in you might inspire the inexplicable urge to dive headfirst into college. Do not be fooled. Instead, fuel your inner grandma and mentally stock up on a list of places to explore in your new, semi-permanent hometown, Manipal.
Having completed their entrance exams, students now face the task of securing admission in the college of their choice for the next four years. In this article, you will find the counselling and admission procedures for prospective students of MIT, Manipal.
As a fresher, the prospect of college often sounds alluring with its ideals of passion and the promise of freedom. However, with busy schedules and tiring classes, it can very quickly start feeling overwhelming. Looking back on the first year of college, you realize just how much you’ve grown to love this place you now call home.
Beginning with awkward introductions among classmates and ending with an overwhelming nostalgia towards friends in the hostel— the first year goes by in the blink of an eye. Amidst all the experiences that one goes through, a few instances stand out in the time spent in this small town. It’s these moments that creep their way into our hearts and well up our eyes by the time we say goodbye for the much-needed summer break.
With the exam season done and dusted, hundreds of students are veering along a path that will lead them towards spending the next four years in Manipal. Listed below are the counselling and admission procedure, that prospective MITan’s will find useful.
Update: Candidates can attend the counselling at Hyderabad too this year.
The first year spent in a hostel is a special one for everybody. It’s where you begin to learn how to tackle the challenges of life, and if you’re lucky enough, you get to do so with a bunch of friends at your side. Nida talks about her first year in Manipal and the many experiences it left her with.
The MIT Manipal experience is like a breath of fresh air in your life. From the basketball court in KC to the football and cricket grounds, from the activities in bustling KC, the heart of MIT, to a quiet evening on the lush green slopes near the hostels – Manipal promises a new experience everyday. Here you can exploit every bit of freedom you get to do what you love (but be back before 9:30 pm).
Ten years down the line, college is something that will make you look back and reminisce. And although there aren’t enough words to describe the liberty that Manipal offers us, here’s a microscopic glimpse into what it meant for some of us.
We are not the same person today that we were a year ago. So what has changed in this student of MIT at the end of his first year? Read on to find out.