All pics courtesy @maheshpai, from the album by the same name.
The 9th Block and Annapoorna mess in 1999



9th Block before the glamour

Ground floor of the Central Library - The inside of the MIT Central library

Kamath Circle - Before Shiva, before the Auto stand, before the wall, before the Food Court. Heck! This was even before the Circle was built!

MIT from TC. Yes, TC. - Before they built the Manipal Logo and Fountain wala circle

Green MIT before the Cement age

Another View!

Yet Another view of the old Manipal Institute of Technology Campus

Where are all the buildings? Manipal of the late 90's.

A view of The MIT Quadrangle in 1998

Another view of the MIT (Manipal) Quadrangle

The original snack shack, before it was shifted to the one at Tiger Circle

Student Elections in 1998 - In the days of print media

The Lending Section of the MIT Central Library

The MIT Central Library. We kid you not.

The Syndicate Bank area - At the entrance to the Campus. Used to be and still is quite a busy area!!

The Text Book Section - People used to study too :) No facebook or twitter :)

18 comments:

  1. One of my uncles is from MIT and he's GOT to see this! Awesome! MIT has grown and surpassed limits since its inception, or so it seems!

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  2. @ Lalith - He He!!
    @ Aditya - It has, not just appearancewise but also in how people think here now..

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  3. Manipal looks so different today!!!

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  4. Rachit MDS MangaloreFebruary 11, 2011 at 7:06 AM

    Is this the same Manipal that we see today?

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  5. @Anonymous There is a saying about Manipal, Every visit there is something new.

    @Rachit yep.. the same Manipal in a different Avatar :)

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  6. Grow up guys..a decade from now MIT will look diff!

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  7. @ Anonymous It is always difficult to accept change, but change is inevitable! The opinions and comments expressed here, show the tremendous change that has taken place, and of course, you are correct. In a few years from now, things will be much different

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  8. @Rajeev and Anonymous: Ain't it beautiful and nostalgic :)

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  9. wow!! cant believe that its manipal!!

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  10. @Anonymous: In a few years from now.. you will not believe what Manipal is at present :).. Manipal keeps amazing us with change!!

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  11. I CAN'T BELIEVE MY EYES!!ESPECIALLY THE KC PIC!!!!!

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  12. @MANISH May be a few years from now, there won;t be any KC ... there may be a new building there!! Who knows, the way buildings are coming up :)

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  13. LETS HOPE IT REMAINS THE SAME TILL I PASS OUT..MIT IS INCOMPLETE WITHOUT KC :|

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  14. Its a nostalgic tour. wonderful post

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  15. great tour of old manipal......

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