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Srishti Manipal Institute of Art, Design and Technology recognizes and values diversity among its students, faculty and staff. We believe in creating an inclusive and accessible environment while accommodating a broad spectrum of needs, interests and backgrounds.

Srishti Manipal aims to provide holistic support and services to help students improve academic functioning, physical health, emotional and interpersonal wellbeing.

We acknowledge that persons with learning, psychological, physiological or neurological concerns can realize their full potential when provided with appropriate nurturing and guidance. To this end, we endeavour to provide sensitive care and support to make learning and work accessible to the entire Srishti Manipal community, including persons with special needs.

Our Wellness team includes learning support professionals, counsellors, an art therapist and a medical practitioner. Our campuses are also equipped with three sick bays staffed with two trained nurses..

Picture Credits: Srishti Institute, Ajith Samuel

Who we serve?

The entire Srishti Manipal community including students, faculty and staff.

What do we offer?

The Learning Support Professionals help students with the following:

  • Identifying academic challenges
  • Time management
  • Organisation
  • Reading, writing
  • Critical thinking
  • Logical reasoning
  • Understanding neurological/ sensory processing difficulties 
  • Bridging gaps in learning processes
  • Referrals for assessments

The Counsellors offer Psychological support for:

  •  Adjustment to new environment / peers
  •  Self-confidence and self-esteem building
  •  Interpersonal concerns
  •  Sexuality and gender identity
  •  Substance abuse
  •  Lifestyle concerns
  •  Family relationships
  •  Depression, anxiety, stress
  •  Dealing with loss / grief
  •  Psychological distress and illness etc.

The Creative Arts Therapist enables individuals to:

  • Engage in creativity and find self-expression
  • Seek understanding and resolve issues
  • Develop and manage their behaviours and feelings
  • Utilize coping skills to work with stress, depression and anxiety
  • Achieve insights
  • Adjust to new environment / peers
  • Build self-confidence and self-esteem
  • Address interpersonal concerns

The Health professionals help with:

  • Common conditions like cold, fever etc.
  • Specialized conditions such as asthma, diabetes etc.
  • Managing pre-existing illnesses

The nurses on campus play a crucial role in providing primary and preventive health care.

Picture Credits: Srishti Institute, Dipankar Khanna

Consultations within Srishti Manipal are free and provided through:

  • Referrals
  • appointment
  • Walk-ins

Modes of consultation include:

  • Individual sessions
  • Group sessions
  • Telephone/ Online counselling
  • Workshops

Confidentiality is guaranteed within legal and ethical guidelines.

Referrals to external certified medical practitioners and/or specialists may be recommended as and when deemed necessary.

Picture Credits: Srishti Institute, Ajith Samuel


Necessary accommodations and support will be provided to students with special needs where appropriate medical documentation has been submitted to Srishti Manipal. Disclosure of specific needs at the time of admission will ensure appropriate and continued support and is strongly recommended.