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Updated on Feb 22, 2024 10:01 AM IST

About Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok

Latest News and Updates: 

  • Sikkim Manipal University admissions 2024 are open. Interested candidates can apply by visiting the SMU official website. 
  • SMU applications for 2024 are open to BTech (Lateral Entry), BBA and BCA and (Chemistry, Maths, Physics, Economics, Clinical Psychology, Physical Education & Sports,  Computer Science with AI & IoT) and the last date to apply is June 10, 2024.
  • Sikkim Manipal University MTech and MSc Physics, Chemistry, Maths) applications for 2024 are open and the last date to apply is July 9, 2024.
  • SMU Gangtok applications 2024 for MA and MCom programmes are open till August 25, 2024.

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok was established in 1995. It was formerly known as Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences. SMU is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Sikkim Manipal University offers courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels with multiple disciplines. All courses offered by SMU Gangtok are approved by regulatory bodies including Medical Council of India (MCI), Nursing Council of India, Indian Association of Physiotherapy, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Distance Education Council. Sikkim Manipal University has been accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) with an ‘A+’ grade. 

The entrance exam scores of JEE Main/ MET / SMET (SMIT Entrance Test)/ NEET UG/ GATE/ MAT/ CAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ NEET PG are accepted for admission to various UG and PG courses at SMU Gangtok. Some of the major companies that visit the campus during SMU placements are Dell, Microsoft, Capgemini, HCL, Hexaware, Ericsson, Tech Mahindra, Amul, Titan, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, Bandhan Bank, Wipro, Accenture and many others. 

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Sikkim Manipal University Location

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok is located at 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok. The nearest airport to Sikkim Manipal University Gangtok is Pakyong Airport which is 21 km away. Darjeeling Railway Station is the nearest railway station to SMU Gangtok at a distance of 59 km. The Sikkim University Bus Station is at a distance of 3.8 km from Sikkim Manipal University Gangtok.

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Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Highlights

ParameterDescription
Established1995
ExamNEET, GATE, NEET PG +5 more
Courses22 Degrees and 87 Courses
Institute TypeState Private University
ApprovalsUGC
GenderCo-ed
Student Count29494
Faculty Count38
Campus Size73 acres
Percentage Of Students from Outside the States 72%

Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Rankings / Accreditations

NIRF Ranking

201 colleges were ranked for evaluation purpose.
DomainYearScoreRank BandRank
Universities2023-NA-101-150-NA-
Universities2022-NA-101-150-NA-
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Accreditations
Accreditation is a process by which the quality of all the programmes is examined and certified normally by an external body of academics in a college. It validates and certifies the academic processes practiced within an institute are robust and relevant.

NAAC Grading A+
CGPA 3.28/4
Validity 22 Aug'27
Grading Cycle 1

Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Placements

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok has released the NIRF report 2024 on its official website. As per the NIRF report 2024 of SMU Gangtok, a total of 519 UG and 70 PG students were placed during Sikkim Manipal University placements 2023. Sikkim Manipal University median package for UG courses ranged between Rs. 3,50,000 to Rs. 7,00,000. However, SMU Gangtok median package for PG courses ranged between Rs. 4,50,000 to Rs. 15,00,000.The top recruiters in Sikkim Manipal University placements 2023 are Dell, Microsoft, DXC, Capgemini, HCL, Hexa...
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Courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. Sikkim Manipal University courses are available in full-time mode. SMU Gangtok courses are offered in different streams such as arts, humanities and social sciences, sciences, commerce, medicine and allied science and others. The seats for all the courses offered by Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) can be secured only based on merit in the respective qualifying examination. Sikkim Manipal University UG courses are BTech, B.Sc, BBA, BCA, MBBS, BSc Nursing, ...

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Application Date - Online mode

14 Nov'23 - 19 Apr'24

Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Scholarship

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok offers scholarships to deserving/ needy students. To avail Sikkim Manipal University scholarships, candidates need to meet the eligibility criteria. For JEE Scholarships, the candidate must furnish the current year common rank list JEE Main. Candidates can avail only one type of SMU Gangtok scholarship. Scholarship Schemes offered by Sikkim Manipal University are applicable for the entire duration of their study. 

Some of the Sikkim Manipal University scholarships are applicable to economically weak students based on the income of the parents/ guardian. SMU Gangtok scholarships include Merit Scholarship, Siblings and Alumni Scholarship, Merit Cum Means (EWS) Scholarships, UG Scholarships, PG scholarships, Special Scholarships, Scholarship for international candidates, Regional Scholarship, Lateral Entry Scholarships, SMIT Scholarship and Scholarships offered by Sikkim Manipal Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts. 

Candidates can also avail various scholarships available under the government schemes. The government scholarships are Post Matric Scholarship for SC/ST/OBC/MBC by various state Govt, National Foundation for Teacher’s Welfare for Professional Education of children of school teachers, Scholarship by Human Resource Dev. Dept. Govt of Sikkim, Nagaland Merit Scholarship and NEC stipend /book grant under NER plan scheme for professional courses.

Sikkim Manipal University Scholarships: Institute Merit cum Means Scholarship

Scholarship

Scholarship Amount

Eligibility Criteria

Merit Scholarship (applicable for BTech candidates only)

40% concession on course fee

≥ 90% {Average PCM % (Physics, Maths and Chemistry)}

30% concession on course fee

≥ 85% to <90%. {Average PCM % (Physics, Maths and Chemistry)}

20% concession on course fee

≥ 80% to <85%. {Average PCM % (Physics, Maths and Chemistry)}

10% concession on course fee

≥ 75% to <80% {Average PCM % (Physics, Maths and Chemistry)}

Merit Scholarship (applicable for BTech admission through JEE score)

40% concession on course fee

JEE (Main) [All India Rank {Common Rank List} (GEN) below 02 Lakh]

35% concession on course fee

JEE (Main) [All India Rank {Common Rank List} (GEN) between 2 Lakh to 3 Lakh]

30% concession on course fee

JEE (Main) [All India Rank {Common Rank List} (GEN) between 3 Lakh to 4 Lakh]

25% concession on course fee

JEE (Main) [All India Rank {Common Rank List} (GEN) between 4 Lakh to 5 Lakh]

20% concession on course fee

JEE (Main) [All India Rank {Common Rank List} (GEN) between 5 Lakh to 6 Lakh]

Siblings and Alumni Scholarship (Applicable for All courses)

20% concession on course fee

Immediate siblings and Alumni of SMIT students of all courses.

Merit Cum Means (EWS) Scholarships

Special Concession for BTech courses (Except CSE) and other courses as per merit

Applicable to the economically weak students based upon the Annual Income of parent (s) less than Rs. 8 Lakh (subject to recommendation by the institutional scholarship committee on case-to-case basis along with verification of requisite documents.

UG Scholarships: Applicable for UG courses (BSc, BBA, BCA)

15% concession on Course fee

Aggregate of class XII marks more than 80%. 

10% concession on Course fee

Aggregate of class XII marks more than 75% up to 80%.

PG scholarships: Applicable for PG courses (MTech, MBA, MCA, MSc)

20% concession on course fee

Percentage of marks in qualifying exam more than 75% or 7.5 CGPA.

10% concession on course fee

Percentage of marks in qualifying exam in-between 65% up to 75% or 6.5 up to 7.5 CGPA.

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category I: Divyang Scholarship

20% concession on course fee

Divyang Students: (40-75% Differently abled

40%concession on course fee

Divyang Students: (Above 75% Differently abled)

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category II: Single Girl Child (Beti Bachao and Beti Padhao)

20% concession on course fee

“Beti Bachao and Beti Padhao” to attract brilliant underprivileged female students whose parent annual income is less than Rs. 8 Lakh. 

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category III: Single Mother

20% concession on course fee

Male or Female student of a single mother having annual income less than Rs. 8 Lakh. 

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category IV: Sportsman Scholarship

30% concession on course fee

Extra Ordinary Achievement in Sports: Candidate must have represented state Govt./central Govt. in any sports at the national level or international level. 


Limited to only one candidate per batch/ section.

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category V: Competition Winners (Technical, Innovation, startup etc.)

20% concession on course fee

Technical: Winner of Hackathon / Ted Talk / Programming / Ethical Hacking/ Innovation/ Startup event organised by MNCs/Govt. inst. (Limited to only one candidate per batch)

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category VI: Wards of Armed Forces and Para Military Forces Martyrs

20% concession on course fee

Candidate must submit the certificate of martyrdom issued by the government authority.

Special Scholarships (applicable for all courses)


Category VII: State Topper

40% concession on course fee

Top 10 rank holder of Class 12 exam conducted by CBSE / ISC / Recognized State Boards

Scholarship for international candidates (Applicable for All UG & PG courses (Except BTech)

20% (For SAARC students except India)

More than 75% marks or above 7.5 CGPA in the qualifying exam.

20% (For students other than SAARC country)

Any overseas candidate.

Scholarship for international candidates (Applicable for BTech Courses (Except CSE)

50% Tuition Fee scholarship and Hostel Fee scholarship up to 1 year.

For students of SAARC (except India) and Other Foreign Countries. Applicable for BTech candidates (except CSE).

20% concession on course fee

For students of SAARC (except India) and Other Foreign Countries. Applicable for BTech CSE candidates.

Regional Scholarship (Applicable for Sikkim Domicile only for all courses)

75% tuition fee scholarship

For students nominated by Govt. of Sikkim.

Up to 40% tuition fee scholarship (Merit Based)

For students who are residents of Sikkim but not nominated by Govt. of Sikkim.

Lateral Entry Scholarships (Applicable for BTech Lateral Entry Candidates only (Except CSE))

50% concession on Course fee

≥ 90% (on Diploma Degree overall Percentage)

40% concession on Course fee

≥ 80% to <90% (on Diploma Degree overall Percentage)

30% concession on Course fee

≥ 70% to <80% (on Diploma Degree overall Percentage)

20% concession on Course fee

≥ 60% to <70% (on Diploma Degree overall Percentage)

SMIT Scholarship 

30% concession on Course fee 

This scholarship is for  BTech candidates having an average PCM (Physics, Chemistry &  Mathematics) percentage of 90 and above.

20% concession on Course fee

This scholarship is for BTech candidates having an average PCM (Physics, Chemistry &  Mathematics) percentage between 85 and 90.

10% concession on Course fee 

This scholarship is for BTech candidates having an average PCM (Physics, Chemistry &  Mathematics) percentage between 80 and 85.

20% concession on Course fee 

This scholarship is for BTech candidates of Nepal and Bhutan.

75% concession in tuition fee

These scholarships are given to students sponsored by Govt. of Sikkim.

Scholarships offered by Sikkim Manipal Faculty of Humanities, Social Sciences and Liberal Arts (SMFHSSLA) 

10% concession on tuition fee

≥ 50% to <60% in the qualifying examination.

20% concession on tuition fee

≥ 60% to <75% in the qualifying examination.

30% concession on tuition fee

≥ 75% and above in the qualifying examination.

Note: The above mentioned information about SMU Gangtok scholarships iis taken from the official website. 

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Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Admission

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok offers admission to undergraduate and postgraduate programmes with multiple specialisations. Sikkim Manipal University admission to most of its courses is merit as well entrance-based. Sikkim Manipal University BTech admission is done through JEE Main/ MET / SMET (SMIT Entrance Test). SMU Gangtok admission to BCA, BBA and B.Com is done on the basis of merit of the past qualifying exam. Admission to SMU Gangtok B.Sc programme is based on the merit of the last qualifying exam. Sikkim Manipal University MBB...
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Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Facilities

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), Gangtok offers a wide range of infrastructural facilities for its students and staff members. Sikkim Manipal University campus facilities include hostel facilities, sports facilities, library, medical facilities, a canteen and many more. Sikkim Manipal University Gangtok sports facilities include courts/fields for table tennis, squash and basketball. Apart from that there is a multi-purpose gym hall, yoga room, aerobics room and many more facilities. Sikkim Manipal University Gangtok banking facilities include b...
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Student Reviews for Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok

College Infrastructure: 3.3/5
Academics: 3/5
Placements: 2.7/5
Value for Money: 1.1/5
Campus Life: 3.1/5

My experience was excellent.

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College Infrastructure

My college is best according to me , here we have lot of facilities and many playgrounds. Cleanliness across the campus is major step by our college. Here all the wings/blocks are constucted in a large space with so many classrooms in them. There are separate wings for every branch but we all live together there.It also have a large ground which is full of greenery and gives us a great enthusiasm and happiness.

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Have a question related to Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok ?

Hello,

fee structure for SOA is very high. if you can afford it then you can choose it. In terms of placement, it is best campus. You will get campus opportunity starting from Product companies like Microsoft to new startup companies who offer more than 5 lpa.

On the part of Manipal and sikkim , it should be your decision to choose college option. IT and CSE both are nearly same. what ever the difference is there you can cover them in free time.

Hope it helps!

Hi aspirant,

The admission into BSc biotechnology program at Sikkim Manipal University has not started yet and is expected to happen during June or July. Actually the admission is completely merit based upon the performance of candidate in higher senior secondary school examination and for most of the educational boards it has not been conducted yet.

Hope it helps!

MANIPAL UNIVERSITY, SIKKIM don't offer any Diploma or Distance education program in the textile engineering division. Infact in the engineering division, it offers BTech/MTech in total 19 courses among which Textile engineering isn't present for full time as well. So MANIPAL UNIVERSITY don't offer the course of Textile engineering.

To know more about MANIPAL UNIVERSITY SIKKIM, visit the link below:

https://www.careers360.com/university/sikkim-manipal-university-gangtok

I hope this answer helps. All the very best for your future endeavors!

Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Contact Address

Address:
Sikkim Manipal University, 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok–737102, Sikkim, India

Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Does Sikkim Manipal University has hostel facilities?

Yes, Sikkim Manipal University provides hostel facilities. All the students are provided twin sharing well-furnished rooms with attached bathrooms. Limited number of single (AC/Non AC) and Double (AC) rooms are also available. Night Canteen is available in all the hostels. Non-interrupted electricity and water supply is ensured throughout the year. An automated Laundry System is being established

2: How many campuses does Sikkim Manipal University have?

Sikkim Manipal University has two campuses: Medical campus and Technology campus. The Technology campus name is Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) and the medical campus name is Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS).

3: Is Sikkim Manipal University courses approved by any regulatory body?

Yes, all courses run by the Sikkim Manipal University are approved by regulatory bodies like Medical Council of India (MCI), Nursing Council of India, Indian Association of Physiotherapy, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) and the Distance Education Council.

4: Is Sikkim Manipal University accredited?

Yes, Sikkim Manipal University is accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It is also recognized by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and it is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

5: What is the total faculty present at Sikkim Manipal University?

As per the official website of SMU, a total of 425 faculties are there. Sikkim Manipal University is a multi-disciplinary university with a strong faculty base and superior infrastructure. All the departments have highly qualified and experienced faculty members providing quality education and guidance to the students.

6: Does Sikkim Manipal University offer scholarships?

Yes, Sikkim Manipal University offers scholarship schemes to students. The scholarship to PCM candidates having an average percentage of 90 and above is 30%, having a percentage between 85 and 90 is 20%, and 10% for candidates with marks between 80 and 85. 

20% Scholarship on Course fee is provided for B. Tech candidates of Nepal, Bhutan and Bangladesh (SAARC Countries excluding India), Institute means scholarship, 75% scholarship in tuition fee is given to students sponsored by Govt. of Sikkim. 

For M. Tech: 50% scholarship in course fee for the top 2 meritorious students on the basis of GATE score / SMIT Entrance Test and scholarship scheme for B. Tech lateral entry

7: What is the total student intake of Sikkim Manipal University UG and PG courses?

At Sikkim Manipal University, the total students intake in UG courses is 960 and for PG courses is 356.

8: How many constituent institutes does Sikkim Manipal University have?

The Sikkim Manipal University has a total of 5 constituent institutes. The constituent institutes under the SMU regulations are Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS), Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy, Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing and Department of Humanities & Social Sciences (SMU).

9: Is Sikkim Manipal University a government university?

No, Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) is a private university. SMU is formerly known as the Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences. This university was established in 1995. It is the first-ever Public Private Partnership in the country for higher Education and Health Care Services.

10: What courses does Sikkim Manipal University Gangtok provide?

SMU Gangtok courses are available in two levels - UG and PG. B.A Hons, B.Sc and B.Com courses are available at the UG level while M.A, M.Sc, M.Com and M.H.A courses are available at the PG level.

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