The Academy of
General Education, Manipal Established Manipal College of
Education, through the Teaching Fraternity and Education Trust
in July 1965. In 1986 the Management of the college was
to Dr. T. M. A. Pai Foundation, Manipal, a Konkani linguistic
minority institution established to preserve and propagate
Konkani language and culture.
From its inception till 1976 the college was housed in the
building of Udupi Law college near Taluk Office. In 1976 the
college was shifted to the present campus. The new building was
declared open by Prof. S. Nurul Hassan the Minister for
Education, Govt. of India. Till 1980 the college was affiliated
to Mysore University. In the year 1980 the college came under
the umbrella of Mangalore University.