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Distance Learning Courses Offered by Sikkim Manipal University

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5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim – 737102
1st Floor, Syndicate House, Manipal - 576104

Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, Gangtok is incorporated under the State Legislative Act (Act IX of 1995) of Government of Sikkim and is recognised by Ministry of Human Resource Development and University Grants Commission under Section 2(f). The university is offering distance education programs in association with Manipal University and Manipal Universal Learning, as a part of its efforts to bring education to masses and fulfill the growing demand for software professionals. The courses include Master degree programs, Bachelor degree programs, Diploma and Post Graduate diploma programs, both in Information Technology and Management category. Twinning programs are also launched in collaboration with IT majors in the field of Wireless Technology.


Sikkim Manipal University Interactive Distance Education through VSAT technology

Manipal Universal Learning is a Learning Resource Development Centre for Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences and Manipal University, Manipal Universal Learning has been offering student support services for Distance Education programs and also Short term courses on Information Technology.

In accordance with this philosophy Manipal Universal Learning offers variety of University certified courses to meet the demands of the varying needs of industry and people all around the world. The course materials are designed by the experts keeping industry requirements in view. The registered students will be supplied with printed course materials, assignments. They will be given Counseling, Practical Training, Projects and Interactive Distance Education through VSAT technology.

Manipal University has study centres in Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chandigarh, Chhattisgarh, Delhi, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttaranchal, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal.

IT Courses

Diploma in Information Technology (DIT) - The Diploma program will prepare the candidates to advance, and to support positions such as administrative assistants, executive secretaries or office administrators in various large corporate and banking sectors. The program will equip the candidates in the areas of information processing, report writing, presentations, executive secretarial support, handling the database and understanding the system analysis and design in management.

Bachelor of Science in Information Technology BScIT - SMU's IT programs intend to equip graduates with the knowledge and skills required to contribute to the vital area of Information Technology. Program Objectives: * Imparting knowledge of computer and programming logic environment in IT. * Knowledge of advanced IT applications in different business sectors. * To equip students with the technical knowledge required for an IT professional to handle multi-tasking and multi-programming situations and to assess and develop computer based solutions.

Bachelor of Computer Application (BCA) - This is an undergraduate program where students are exposed to various areas of computer applications including the latest developments in the industry.

Master of Science in Information Technology (MSc IT) - The MSc-IT program is aimed at designing and implementing advanced traditional computing environment. IT architecture is an integrated framework for acquiring and evolving IT to achieve strategic goals. It has both 'logical' and 'technical' components. The logical components include mission, functional and informational requirements, system configurations, and information flows. The technical components include IT standards and rules that will be used to implement the logical architecture. It therefore includes both computing and communication network technology in the same world.

Master of Computer Application (MCA) - The program leading to the award of Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) is developed to prepare students to take up a career in the field of IT and Computer Applications. The program provides an opportunity to students to improve their skill sets. The program gives advanced knowledge of Programming languages, Computer Graphics, Networks & Communication Technology, Client-Server and Distributed Database Systems. Students will be introduced to Software development through Software Engineering and Project Management.

Management Courses

Bachelor of Business Administration (BBA) - The BBA program is directed at preparing participants for the challenges of supervisory and middle-level management positions in the public or private sector. The program blends the three core disciplines of management, communication and information systems into a balanced program providing the contemporary manager with effective skills. In addition, the program offers general business courses to broaden the prospective manager’s knowledge base.

Bachelor of Business Administration in Retail Operations (BBARO) - SMU offers a Bachelor's program in Retail Operations which encompasses an appropriate mix of academic and professional skills development, required by the retail industry.

Master of Business Administration ( MBA ) - The Master of Business Administration (MBA) is an integrated program designed to provide an advanced program in management for those seeking managerial positions in industry, commerce and services. The core subjects are aimed at developing knowledge and skills in fundamental management disciplines. The program also involves participation in group work with students from diverse backgrounds and is aimed at improving the decision making abilities of the participants in management related areas.

Bachelor of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (BAJM) - This program is meant for candidates who aspire for a career in mass communication and journalism. This program imparts a comprehensive training to young, aspiring journalists to meet the needs in media industry, keeping pace with the recent developments in all areas of mass media.

Master of Arts in Journalism and Mass Communication (MAJM) - This program is specially meant for candidates who aspire for a career in mass media and communication, and imparts training in print, radio, television, internet and corporate communication.

Biotechnology Graduate Programs

The first year of this 3-year program is designed to be a foundation program with students being trained in the basics of various subjects required for a further understanding of biotechnology. The second intermediate year consists of advanced programs in topics pertinent to the subject. In the final year, students are exposed to specialized topics in various areas of biotechnology.

Fashion Design Graduate Programs Bachelor of Science (BScFD)

This Program is designed for undergraduates who wish to make a career in Fashion Designing. This rapidly growing field is full of exciting career opportunities in both the garment industry and the private label sector.

Allied Health Sciences Graduate Program

Bachelor of Science in Health Information Administration (BScHIA), Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology (BScMIT) and Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Technology (BScMLT)

Master of Science in Clinical Research & Regulatory Affairs (MScCRRA) - This novel program provides necessary training for graduate students in order to develop diverse careers as Clinical Research Associates (CRA), Medical Writers, Clinical Data Coordinators, Drug Development Associates, Business Development Managers, Clinical Project Manager, Clinical Research Manager, Regulatory Affairs Manager and Biostatisticians in Contract Research Organizations (CROs), pharmaceutical companies, government agencies or academia.

Hospitality Management Graduate Programs

Bachelor of Science in Hospitality and Catering Management( BScHCM) - This Program aims to meet the industry's need for competent Hospitality Managers. It focuses on the development of the technical and management skills required to generate integrated solutions to business problems in a wide range of operations.

Post Graduate Diploma in Travel and Tourism Management(PGDTTM) - The Course imparts to the students professional education and training in various aspects of tourism. It provides them with opportunities to develop their managerial and analytical skills in order to meet the challenges of Tourism at the National and global level.

Master of Science in Telecom Technology (MScTT)

The first and the second semesters of MScTT aims at preparing a graduate to acquire the fundamental knowledge of telecom, networking and IT. Students will be exposed to the latest trends in programming languages and RDBMS. The third and fourth semesters of MScTT are focused on the core telecommunication subjects, which will help learners to excel in telecom field.

Bachelor of Commerce in Information System (BComIS)

The basic objective behind designing the Bachelor of Commerce in Information System (BComIS) program is to impart appropriate business skills coupled with the latest techniques in the IT field. This course covers accounting, insurance and risk management, economic and financial principles and a basic understanding of the technologies underlying e-commerce.

Directorate of Distance Education, Sikkim Manipal University,
Manipal Towers, 14,Old Airport Road, HAL II Stage, Bangalore - 560008
Telephone: 91-80-40789100
E-mail: smu.deande@smudde.edu.in


  • Director - smu.directorde@smudde.edu.in
  • Additional Registrar - smu.registrarde@smudde.edu.in
  • Additional Registrar (Student Evaluation) - smu.controllerde@smudde.edu.in





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