Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education SMU-DE was established in a partnership between the Government of Sikkim and Manipal Group in 1995.

SMU-DE has won many awards including student’s most preferred distance learning University. The University offers various Bachelors and Masters Programmes in Information technology and management studies.

All the courses of SMU-DE are approved by various regulatory bodies like Medical Council of India, Nursing Institutes of India, Indian Association of Physio Therapy, AICTE, UGC, and DEB.

Awards and Recognitions

  • Ranked 8th in Top Private Engineering Colleges
  • Ranked 20th amongst Top All India Colleges of Engineering
  • Ranked 21st in Placement / Industry Interface
  • Ranked 24th in Faculty/Research & Consultancy/EDP & Other Programs

SMU-DE is dedicated to preparing students to make an impact on the world through their chosen profession.

Salient Features of SMU–DE

  • Digital Content

Entire course content is developed digitally. 300-400 – Page textbooks are summarized into 50-60 web pages with clearly defined objectives and making sure that any relevant or important information isn’t missed out.

A dedicated team of designers, developers, professors always keep on working on digital content to make it more interactive and informative for students.

Types of Digital content

  1. Instructional videos made by faculty
  2. Animated Videos and case studies
  3. Interactive infographics
  • Easy Learning

With digital study material, access to videos and other study material is available on the go which makes learning easier.

Assignments and projects submission can be done online

  • 24/7 support

Two-way communication system is set up so that student can get in touch with university anytime.

A student can post their questions through helpdesk and can get the best solution to problem easily

Distance Learning Courses Offered by SMU–DE

  1. MBA- Master of Business Administration ( 2 – Year degree program)
  2. MCA – Master of Computer Application ( 3 – Year Degree Program)
  3. BBA- Bachelor of Business Administration (3- Year Degree Program)
  4. BCA- Bachelor of Computer Application (3 – Year Degree Program)