I authorize SMU-DE representative to contact me. This will override registry on DND/ NDNC.

Special Initiatives

/ For Defence Personnel

The Indian Armed Forces are responsible for India’s security and freedom. They are highly revered for their fortitude and sense of duty by the entire country.

We feel their achievements and exemplary contribution to the country must not only be acknowledged, but also be celebrated. As a mark of respect to their contributions and to boost the educational empowerment of Indian Armed Forces, Sikkim Manipal University Directorate of Distance Education (SMU-DE) will be offering concession on fees to the in-service, retired and outgoing officers of the Indian Armed Forces.


To take the University’s initiatives forward and to appreciate the commitment of the Armed Forces, Indian Coast Guard and Paramilitary Forces (CRPF, BSF, CISF), SMU-DE will be offering a concession of 30% on the tuition fee of our educational courses to all defence personnel and their family members.


/ For Bank & PSU Employees

SMU-DE is offering a 20% fee concession to employees of Nationalised Banks and PSUs. The concession is also applicable to family members of the employees. Eligible candidates can take up any of our programs and avail a concession of 20% on the tuition fee.


The concession can be availed for employees (and their family members) in the below-mentioned PSUs/Nationalised Banks and their subsidiaries:








Power Grid Corporation

Bharat Coking Coal Limited (Coal India Ltd.)

Allahabad Bank 


Andhra Bank

Bank of India

Bank of Baroda

Bank of Maharashtra

Canara Bank

Central Bank of India

Corporation Bank

Dena Bank

Indian Bank

Indian Overseas Bank


Oriental Bank of Commerce

Punjab & Sindh Bank

Punjab National Bank

State Bank of India

Syndicate Bank

UCO Bank

Union Bank of India

United Bank of India

Vijaya Bank




/ Terms & Conditions:

Member’s availing the scholarship should submit a copy of their employee ID/ family member’s ID as proof.


/ The Scholarship Would Stand Discontinued If:

The student does not qualify for the same or submit required ID proof:

The student does not pay all applicable fees for regular session as per the timelines

The student does not clear all papers in first attempt