Distance Education refers to the education imparted remotely with the help of modern communication technology. SMU offers distance education programs to provide quality education to students who, for various reasons, cannot be part of a classroom set-up.
Postgraduate and Graduate Programs are offered in the disciplines of Information Technology, Management Studies and Healthcare Sciences. SMU-DE programs are learner-centric, using distinct delivery methods like Self Learning Materials (SLMs), Counselling sessions and EduNxt - a virtual classroom.
At present, passing the entrance examination is compulsory only for taking admission in our MBA Program. The admission to various programs is purely based on eligibility criteria, as prescribed in the prospectus.
Applicant can make fees payment in any of following mode/s:
Demand draft: The student can make one single demand draft covering all the fee heads (Semester fee, Certificate fee, Late Fee, wherever applicable). The Demand Draft should be drawn in the name of SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY DE payable “Locally”.
Online payment: Payment can also be made through Payment Gateway.
Net banking: Only the account holders of the below mentioned Banks can use this facility to make the Fee payment
University will be able to admit the student only after fulfilling the eligibility criteria mentioned in the prospectus and requisite fee is received. The status of the application is updated as “Eligible for Admission” when full fee is not received.
The candidate has to submit the eligibility documents self-attested or duly attested by Gazetted officer / Notary Public.
Attested documents should have the seal & signature of the attestation officer. The seal should contain the name, designation, address. If Name, Designation and Address of the attestation officer are not clear, then the admission form will not be considered for processing.
If the documents are attested by Notary, the seal of the Notary should always contain the Registration number and place of the Notary.
The Headmaster/ Headmistress/ Principal of Government colleges are eligible for attestation of the documents. The seal should contain Name of the person, College/ School Name and Place of the College/ School. The attestation by Headmaster / Headmistress / Principal of Private School / Colleges will not be considered.
Photocopy of attested documents are not acceptable. Attestation on fax copy of the document is not acceptable.
The Name, Seal and Designation details of the attestation should be in English/ Hindi.
Request for change of program can be submitted through online within the last dates of admission along with the Fee of Rs 1000/-. The hard copy of the new form with should reach the university within the due date.
Once admission is approved, cancellation/ withdrawal of admission and refund of fee is not possible. However, if the candidate has taken admission in the regular program in other universities, the request for cancellation of admission may be considered on case to case basis.