The Manipal School of Architecture and Planning (MSAP) at Manipal was established in 1978 and aims to foster a creative and intellectually vibrant learning with a global outlook, in the field of architecture.

MSAP is an elite institution with state-of-the-art facilities, dedicated and experienced faculty members, and has student-centric practices.

Key Features

  • Instill the ability to think, explore, reason, create, and eventually bring out the best in students.
  • Develop analytical skills and creative thinking.
  • Sensitize towards environmental issues and social responsibilities.

Core Competencies

Four-point Philosophy

  • Sustainable and sensitive practices in design
  • Regional values and global essence
  • People-centric design
  • Profession-oriented education & training.


The Manipal School of Architecture and Planning (MSAP) offers the following programs:






MAHE has best-in-class facilities for students of all constituent institutes


Libraries give students access to study resources, digital and print

Student Housing

Student hostels are their homes away from homes

Innovation Centre

State-of-the-art Innovation Centre facilitates multi-disciplinary research

Sports & Fitness

Marena has world-class facilities with courts for badminton, tennis, soccer & squash, as well as a well-equipped gymnasium