About Us

MIFSE an institute was established in 2007 by ‘Minerva Educational & Charitable Trust’ is registered under the Indian Trust Act. Reg No. MGC-4-00008-2007-08/MGCD59.

Minerva Educational & Charitable Trust is carved out with the sole motto of imparting quality education to the people at large at affordable cost. Peter Drucker says in his book, ‘Challenging 21st century’ that no Institute and industry will survive without enjoying the competency in the competitive global arena. For this purpose, the MIFSE has been created by Minerva Educational and Charitable Trust.
mifsebulMangalore Institute of Fire and Safety Engineering (MIFSE), known for education in Safety. The Institution is awarded with prestigious Indian Education Excellence award in 2014 as a No.1 institution for safety courses in India. MIFSE is a recognized institution by Government of Karnataka. It is also affiliated to some of the leading universities in India which have been accredited with ‘A’ grade by the National Assessment Accreditation Council. Such universities include Mangalore University, a centenary old University of Mysore and also Karnataka State Open University. These universities have provided MIFSE an opportunity to impart quality education in Fire and Safety, Fire and Industrial Safety, Health Safety and Environment, Petrochemical, Oil & Gas Safety and also various functionaries of safety and management stream. MIFSE is also a certified institution of ISO 9001:2008 since 2010. Minerva Educational & Charitable Trust has authorized the MIFSE to impart quality education through its network branches. In 2007, MIFSE had just one branch in Mangalore. In 2015, number of branches has been increased to 14 and branches are located in Bangalore- Malleshwaram and Banshankari, Udupi, Shimoga, Davangere, Hubli, Belgam, Gulbarga, Hospet, Tumkur, Madikeri, Mysore. MIFSE has its Headquarters at Mangalore and Corporate Office is located at Mumbai- Thane (W).

MIFSE is a pioneer institute of Fire and Safety Education in India. As the civilization grows, various activities are prone to disasters. It may be noted that even prime places in the country and the world were set ablaze, Parliament in New Delhi, Secretariat Building in Mumbai, Carlton Towers in Bangalore, AMJ Hospital in Kolkata, Bhrahth Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike etc had the problem of fire accidents.

Accidents and incidents are either deliberate or due to technical flaw. Whatever be the reason, the result is dreadful, costing precious life, beside perishing property worth of crores of rupees and also destroying evidences.


All type of accidents and incidents are to be addressed through excellent knowledge, skill and attitude by way of quality education. MIFSE was established in March 2007 to deliver this very result.

 Minerva Educational & Charitable Trust (R)

Head office at Shalimar complex, Kankanady, Mangalore is a non profitable, charitable trust registered to impart quality education and conduct various charitable works. This trust is running under the able guidance of philanthropists and successful businessmen from Mangalore.

The main aim behind the formation of the trust is to sponsor technical institutes which would give quality education to students and make them eligible for a job at the end of their studies. As a first step for achieving this aim, the Minerva Educational and Charitable Trust started a Technical Institute in the field of Fire and Safety Engineering called Mangalore Institute of Fire And Safety Engineering.

Organization Structure

MIFSE operates with the following structure:

Organization Structure

Our Mission & Vision

MIFSE Mission:

Imparting excellent education to mould professionals in Fire, Health, Safety & Environment in the 21st century.

MIFSE Vision:

Quality education in the technical/ professional area

  1. State of the art of infrastructure
  2. Well qualified staff
  3. Excellent labs
  4. On job and Off job training
  5. Value based ethics to ensure the sustainable growth and development at all times.

Chairman’s Message

Dear fellow learner, Minerva Education and Charitable Trust, Mangalore, a registered one under a Society Registration Act has been dedicating itself for the cause of quality education. The Trust firmly believed that quality education at cross border level cures many deficiencies in the operation. The Trust also emphasizes on the quality education with the primary objective of creating professionals to meet challenges in the global environment. In this direction our trust has created MIFSE to operate on “Quality first and student foremost”. MIFSE with its network branches both in Karnataka and outside dedicate for the well being of the younger generation in terms of employability. I am sure you will have a great experience with MIFSE, and I wish you all the best.

Mr. Ando Paul


MD’s Message

Dear fellow learner, Mangalore Institute of Fire and Safety Engineering (MIFSE), a unit of Minerva Education and Charitable Trust, Mangalore extends a very warm welcome for furtherance of learning. MIFSE came to existence in 2007 with the primary Motto of imparting quality education to the younger generation especially in the field of technical and professional field. MIFSE has been realizing the challenge of global market by imparting knowledge and skill of the domain specific. In an endeavor to achieve the motto, MIFSE offers programs ranging from 6 months to 3 years duration. The program includes

  1. Diploma in Fire and Industrial Safety
  2. Diploma in Health, Safety and Environment
  3. Diploma in Fire and Safety Engineering
  4. Diploma in Aeronautical and Marine Safety
  5. Diploma in Oil and Gas Safety
  6. Diploma in Fire Tech and Safety Management
  7. PG Diploma in Health, Safety and Environment
  8. PG Diploma in Fire and Safety Engineering
  9. PG Diploma in Petrochemical
  10. Diploma in Safety Engineering (3Years)
  11. MBA in Corporate Secretaryship
  12. MBA in HSE Management
  13. MBA in Dual Specialization

MIFSE is a specialized institution in the area of both technical and professional field. As the world is integrated into a single village, MIFSE has recorded greater trust on creating such Technocrat/Professionals. For this purpose we have created state of the art infrastructure in terms of Human resources, Physical resources and Technological resources. MIFSE has 13 branches in Karnataka and also it has established its 14th branch at Mumbai, Maharashtra state. MIFSE provides an opportunity to learners with the support of technology. Our institute makes humble attempts to take the students to the logical end that is from enrollment till placement. The institute assures good placements for its learners both in domestic and overseas market. The institute has created better computer lab, digital library and online counseling.

MIFSE firmly believes the quality and standards of various regulatory bodies such as UGC, AICTE and other bodies. MIFSE is an institute affiliated with University of Mysore and a university accredited with A grade by “National Assessment Accreditation Council” and also is a centre for potential excellence by the UGC. MIFSE is also affiliated to Mangalore University. Furthermore, MIFSE has collaborated with Karnataka State Open University which is Number 2 from among the Open Universities in the country.

With this information, I am confident that you will enjoy your study and feel the worth of it. I wish you all the best in your academic endeavors.

With Best Wishes

Vinod K John

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