Sikkim Manipal University offers MBA/BBA/MCA/BCA/MSc (IT)/BSc(IT) Course through Distance Education

Sikkim Manipal University Sikkim Manipal University in India is one of the fastest growing universities in the last decade. It is a modern day example of why experience is not necessary when you can provide the best quality education to the students. It is a unique case of a public-private partnership between the Government of Sikkim and Manipal Education and Medical Group. Started in 1995, the University has grown to become one of the leaders in quality education over the years at all levels including undergraduate and postgraduate courses in management and information technology.

The Directorate of Distance Education is the distant education wing of the Sikkim Manipal University, together abbreviated as the SMU-DE. The university offers distance education courses in BBA, MBA, MCA, BCA, BSc (IT) and MSc (IT). All these courses are approved the University Grants Commission (UGC) and are valid across India and the rest of the world. Set up in 2001, SMU-DE has helped students from all the regions of the country get a quality education through distance learning methods. This has been particularly helpful in cases where the students are not having access to educational institutions in the vicinity.

One of the biggest advantages of studying in the Sikkim Manipal University distant education is technology adoption in the course contents. The main medium of education will be printed self-learning books that will be sent to the students who enrol in the courses. Apart from the self-learning courses, the university has an award-winning technology platform called the EduNxt, which gives students access to webinars, online classes and assistance around the clock at the comfort of their home. This technological edge gives an advantage during the placements. This has been proven multiple times by the number of students who are getting placed in top Indian and International companies every year.

The university takes utmost care is making sure that the syllabus being taught in their courses is always industry relevant and imparts the required knowledge to the students. The syllabus is frequently revised with the help of a panel of experts to stay relevant to the industry. This is one of the reasons why SMU-DE students are placed in over 400 corporate across the world. The qualification criteria are kept minimum, to ensure education reaches everyone in the country. For admission into the undergraduate courses, the student must have completed a high school education with 10+2 system.

For postgraduate courses, the students should have completed an undergraduate degree; relevant to the postgraduate course opted for. For the Master of Business Administration (MBA) course, the student should have cleared the admission test conducted by the university. Students with at least 40 percentile in other admission tests like CAT / MAT can also apply given that the scorecard is not older than one year.

Admission Dates

Application last date without late fee FEB 12, 2018
Last date to apply with late fee ₹1000/- FEB 15, 2018

SMU-DE Admission Process Details on Sikkim Manipal’s Distance Learning Website –

SMU-DE offers MBA, BBA, B.Sc. (IT), M.Sc. (IT), MCA, BCA courses. Students need to fill the enquiry form for a call back from our counsellors. All admissions continue to take place directly at Directorate of Distance Education, Sikkim Manipal University, Gangtok.

  1. Admission Notification- Commencement of the session will be notified in the University website
  2. Applicants can request for admission information in the University website
  3. Applicants will be counselled on submission of a request on the website
  4. Application forms generated by the University counsellors by entering basic details of the eligible applicants

– First Name- Enter the First name, which should be the same as mentioned in the eligibility documents.

– Last Name – Enter the last name. If there is no middle/last name enter dot in this field.

– Mobile–Enter valid mobile number. Important communication will be sent through SMS to this number.

– Email Id- Enter valid email id. University will send all important communication/ notification to this email id.

– City – Select the City of your residence.

– Course – Select the correct Program that the candidate intends to apply. The admission will be granted based on the program selected and submit the form.

– Date of Birth- Enter the Date of Birth (as mentioned in Matriculation (10th) marks card or Birth certificate).

– Benefit Category – Select the appropriate benefit category, if the candidate is eligible. The supporting documents in support of the same need to be uploaded.   For others, select as regular. Re-verify all the above details and click the “Proceed” button. The application number will get displayed on the screen

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