Message from the Pro Chancellor 02 Section 4
Message from the Vice Chancellor 03 Sikkim Manipal School of Architecture
Sikkim Manipal University 04 Programs and Eligibility Criteria 42
Important Dates 42
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences Section 5
Message from the Dean 07 Sikkim Manipal Institute of Information
Courses and Objective 08 Technology
Eligibility Criteria 10 Programs and Eligibility Criteria 44
Categories 11 Important Dates 44
NRI/Foreign Category 12
Admission Procedure 13 Section 6
Facilities Available 13
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Hotel Management &
Section 2 Programs and Eligibility Criteria 46
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology Important Dates 46
Message from Director 17
Academic Departments 18 Section 7
Programs and Eligibility Criteria 20 Courses under Skilled Development
Infrastructure/Facilities 22 Programs and Eligibility Criteria 48
Industry Orientation/Project & Placements 23 Important Dates 49
Training and Placement Department 23
Student Support 24 Section 8
Student Activities 24
Some Recent Achievements 25
Guidelines for Filling Application Form 52
Mandatory Disclosures 26
Submission of Application Form 57
Number of Seats in Various Courses 31
Scratch Card 57
Admission Procedure 32
Instructions to Candidates Appearing for
UGET1/UGET2 of SMU 57
Section 3 Counseling Procedure 62
School of Basic and Applied Sciences Documents 62
Department of Physics 35 Discipline 63
Department of Chemistry 36 Anti Ragging Measures 63
Department of Mathematics 37 Attendance 64
Programs and Eligibility Criteria 37 Course and Hostel Fees 64
Withdrawal & Refund Rules 69
Getting to Sikkim 73
Important Dates 0n Back Cover
MESSAGE FROM THE PRO CHANCELLOR
The Sikkim Manipal University provides quality education and healthcare services to
Sikkim and Eastern India.
The Sikkim Manipal University is a part of the Manipal Education and Medical Group
which operates two Universities and 24 professional colleges in India and overseas.
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) which is a constituent college of Sikkim
Manipal University was set up in 1997 to offer quality engineering education. Today it is
a premier Engineering Institute in the region.
The Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS), which is a constituent of
Sikkim Manipal University, was set up in 1999 to offer quality medical education.
To meet the demand of the students I am pleased to inform that School of Basic and
Applied Sciences, Sikkim Manipal School of Architecture, Sikkim Manipal Institute of
Information Technology and Sikkim Manipal Institute of Hotel Management & Catering
have also started functioning as constituent colleges of SMU.
We look forward to welcoming you to our campus and are confident that SMU will be
your stepping stone to a successful professional career.
Dr. Ramdas M Pai
Manipal Pai Foundation and
Pro Chancellor, Sikkim Manipal University
MESSAGE FROM THE VICE CHANCELLOR
I am happy to note your interest in Professional Education and that you have chosen the
reputed Institutions of Manipal Group for your education and professional training.
Our Mission in the Sikkim Manipal University is “Global Leadership in Human
Development and Excellence in Education and Health Care”.
Our perseverance and endeavor are guided by our vision to transform the lives of our
students, through exemplary education and training, in their journey of discovery,
understanding, awareness and perfection of cutting edge knowledge, skills and
Our Institutes have state of the art infrastructure, facilities, ambience and
organizational culture to nurture your thinking and understanding in your pursuits to
perfect your professional knowledge and competence.
Our dedicated teams of faculty are committed to the task of ensuring that our graduates
are well trained to meet the demanding challenges of their chosen profession in the
We look forward to welcoming you to Sikkim Manipal University.
With best wishes
Brig. (Dr) S.S. Pabla
Vice Chancellor, SMU
SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY
Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) came into existence on November 15, 1992 as a result of the agreement
signed between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Pai Foundation. The University has two campuses
namely Medical (Health Sciences) campus and the Technology and Management campus. SMU is located at
5th Mile, Tadong which is 8 kms South of the city centre of Gangtok, the State Capital. Sikkim Manipal
University is incorporated through an Act of Sikkim State Assembly, recognized by the University Grants
Commission and approved by the Government of India.
THE CONSTITUENT UNITS ARE:
1. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT)
2. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS)
3. College of Physiotherapy
4. College of Nursing
5. School of Basic and Applied Sciences(SBAS)
6. Sikkim Manipal School of Architecture (New College)
7. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Information Technology (New College)
8. Sikkim Manipal Institute of Hotel Management & Catering (New College)
9. Directorate of Distance Education (SMUDDE)
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology is located at Majitar Village, about 35 kms south of Gangtok.
Established in 1997, it offers B.Tech in seven engineering disciplines, MCA and MBA. School of Basic and
Applied Sciences which is situated at Majitar, offers M.Sc in Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, and M.Tech in six
branches. [Most of its Departments also conduct doctoral programs].
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences along with College of Nursing and College of Physiotherapy is co-
located with the University at 5th Mile, Tadong. SMIMS was set up in 1999. At this campus, we offer MBBS, B.Sc
Nursing and BPT courses besides Medical M.Sc programs in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Physiology and
STATUTORY OFFICERS OF THE UNIVERSITY
Chancellor : His Excellency Shri Balmiki Prasad Singh, the Governor of Sikkim
Pro chancellor : Dr Ramdas M Pai
Vice Chancellor : Brig (Dr) S.S. Pabla
Registrar : Mrs Sherap Shenga
SECTION - 1
Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBBS)
Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
Integrated M.Sc Medical Biotechnology
Bachelor in Medical Lab Technology (BMLT)
M.Sc. (Medical) in Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry & Microbiology
Masters in Physiotherapy (MPT)
Post B.Sc Nursing (likely to be started)
SIKKIM MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
COLLEGE OF NURSING, (Ph. No- 91-3592-270534,270294 Extn- 282)
COLLEGE OF PHYSIOTHERAPY, (Ph. No- 91-3592-232041 Extn-138)
5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok - 737102, Sikkim
Ph: 91-3592- 270389
Fax: 91-3592-270389, 231162
SIKKIM MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences (SMIMS) along with College of Nursing
and College of Physiotherapy is located at Tadong. SMIMS, a constituent unit of the
Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), offers MBBS, B.Sc. Nursing and Physiotherapy
courses, besides M.Sc. Programs in Microbiology, Biochemistry, Physiology and
Anatomy. The Central Referral Hospital and STNM Hospital in Gangtok offer clinical
training opportunities to students.
The Central Referral Hospital (CRH), Tadong, is a 500 bedded Tertiary care Hospital.
It is a nine storeyed building with a floor space of more than 3,00000 sq. ft. The
hospital has 21 specialties, 8 operation theatres with state of the art equipment.
CRH is an ISO 9001:2000 certified hospital by BSI Management Systems with state
of the art medical record Library, Medical auditing and computerized Hospital
Information System. We function as per our carefully drafted policies and
procedures with special emphasis on infection control practices.
MESSAGE FROM THE DEAN
Congratulations on your decision to select the Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical
We have invested in terms of time, effort and money to provide for a quality medical
education at SMIMS. We inculcate in our students a strong commitment to patient care
and academics. Our faculties are committed to educating and supporting our students
as they prepare to become the next generation of physicians – the legacy to the future. I
am sure you will have an unforgettable joyous experience of studying in scenic
ambiance of the institution.
I look forward to meeting you on campus.
With best wishes,
Dr. R N Salhan
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences
1. COURSE AND OBJECTIVES research projects. The objective of training is not
only to prepare the students to be responsible
1.1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery members of the community, but also to prepare
(MBBS) them for higher education and training in India and
Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences offers abroad. The method of teaching is fully geared to
MCI recognized 4 ½ years MBBS course as per achieve these objectives. SMIMS has also a scheme
curriculum prescribed by the Medical Council of of teacher- guardian support system, which ensures
India (MCI). This course carries the educational and that each student receives individualized academic
technical excellence, which is a hallmark of all and psychological support and career related
Manipal Group organizations. During the course, counseling from members of the faculty during the
students are trained in theoretical and practical entire study period. Thus, students pursuing MBBS
aspects of basic, pre- and para-clinical subjects and at SMIMS not only undergo rigorous technical
receive state of the art training from fully equipped training, but also receive support to become good
and staffed medical college and teaching hospital. individuals and responsible citizens of the country.
The teaching hospital is a tertiary care center serving
people of Sikkim and North East India, in general and 1.2. Bachelor of Physiotherapy (BPT)
offers excellent scope for hands on clinical training. The duration of the course is 4 years class room
The teaching staff are experienced and trained in curriculum followed by a six month internship
modern teaching learning methods. SMIMS has programme. It is the only college in the entire North-
adopted policy of constantly evolving and updating East Region that is recognized by the Indian
teaching learning systems in keeping in time with Association of Physiotherapists (IAP).
MCI regulations from time to time. The students are
exposed to novel learning environment facilitating The objective of the course is to train the
better learning. For example, students get exposure undergraduates to independently evaluate, assess,
to seminar presentations developing d i a g n o s e , p re s c r i b e , p l a n a n d p ra c t i c e
communication skills, participating in integrated physiotherapy in a competent manner.
teaching sessions, exposure to patient care in
community setting and participation in short term In the first two years, students have didactic lectures
including the basic sciences, basic concepts of fundamentals of Nursing during the first academic
exercise therapy (regarding handling, positioning, year. They are exposed to hospital as well as
the principles of various techniques used) and community right from the first academic year. The
electro therapeutic modalities including the basic subjects of specialized nursing in individual subjects
concepts of biophysics. The students are also posted of medicine, surgery, pediatrics and psychiatry are
for observational training. covered during the subsequent years.
During the third and fourth year, students are 1.4. Integrated M.Sc. Medical Biotechnology
exposed to clinical postings which include out- The Duration of the course is 5 years and objective of
patients and in-patients of the orthopedics, the course is to impart expertise to young talented
neurological, cardiopulmonary, obstetric and students and to enable them to join the main stream
gynecology, pediatrics, surgery etc. The students of medical biotechnology based teaching, research
thereby can gain experience in patient care including and development activities
early intervention, acute care and long term
treatment. 1.5. Bachelor in Medical Lab Technology (BMLT)
The Duration of the course is 3 years. This course
The College is located at the Department of aims to provide the students with adequate
Physiotherapy at Central Referral Hospital that knowledge and skills to carry out routine and
provides adequate clinical exposure to the students. sophisticated laboratory diagnostic procedures. At
the end of course they are expected to have
1.3. B.Sc. (Nursing) sufficient theoretical and practical knowledge
The duration of the course is 4 years. The B.Sc. related to the principles of the laboratory exercises
Nursing program is designed to prepare its students and also to deal with new advances in
for shouldering responsibilities and assuming instrumentation, methodology or standardization,
accountability for Nursing services at the primary, management of laboratories, standard protocols
secondary and tertiary levels of care and the work and use of technology related to laboratory
course is recognized by Indian Nursing Council. On investigations.
completion of the course the students are
essentially equipped to work as bedside nurses as 1.6. M.Sc. (Medical) in Human Anatomy, Medical
well as generalist level medical, surgical, pediatric, Biochemistry, Medical Microbiology & Medical
psychiatric, community health nurses and midwives. Physiology
They are also expected to take up leadership in M.Sc. Degree course is a three year programme
nursing, being teachers, first level managers and consisting of classroom teaching, self study,
researchers. seminars, research project (dissertation) and
practical demonstration classes.
The students are taught basic sciences and
All the M.Sc. programmes will have a foundation The candidate must have passed (10+2) or
course of one year consisting of fundamentals of equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry,
Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry. In the second Biology and English with minimum 45% aggregate
year the students will proceed to their respective marks in PCBE (40% marks for SC/ST/OBC) with pass
departments for theoretical and practical classes. In marks in individual subject.
the third year they will undertake self study and
dissertation work. Note : Only female candidates are eligible for
admission as per WB Nursing Council and it is a
1.7. Master in Physiotherapy ( MPT) residential course.
The Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy offers a
two years Master of Physiotherapy Course and 2.4. BMLT
follows a generic curriculum. It is the only college in The candidate must have passed (10+2) or
the North Eastern India to offer post graduate equivalent examination with PCB / Maths with
program in Physiotherapy. The objectives of this post minimum 50% aggregate marks (45% marks for SC/
graduate program are: To incorporate evidence ST/ OBC category).
based and ethical practice in all the areas of
physiotherapy care, especially within the area of 2.5. Integrated M.Sc Medical Biotechnology
specialty, to acquire skills required to be an effective The candidate must have passed (10+2) or
theoretical & clinical teacher in Physiotherapy, to be equivalent examination with PCB with minimum
proficient in research methods and apply these in 50% aggregate marks (45% marks for SC/ ST/ OBC
pursuing research in Physiotherapy and to learn category).
elements of administration in order to be an
effective Physiotherapy administrator. NOTE: CANDIDATES APPEARING IN 10+2 OR
EQUIVALENT / EXAMINATION ARE ALSO ELIGIBLE TO
2. ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA APPLY IN ALL THE ABOVE COURSES.
2.1. Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery 2.6. Master in Physiotherapy (MPT)
(MBBS) The candidate must have passed Bachelor of
All candidates must be 17 years of age or older as on Physiotherapy examination from an institution/
December 31, 2010. University full time, in-campus BPT course program
The candidate must have passed 10+2 or equivalent duly recognized by the Indian Association of
examination with minimum aggregate of 50% marks
in Physics, Chemistry and Biology (40% of aggregate
marks for SC/ST/OBC) with pass marks in each
subject and English.
2.2. Bachelor of Physiotherapy
The candidate must have passed (10+2) or
equivalent examination with Physics, Chemistry and
Biology with minimum 45% aggregate marks (40%
marks for SC/ST/OBC), having secured pass marks in
2.3. B. Sc. Nursing
All candidates must be at least 17 years or older as on
December 31, 2010.
Physiotherapists and have secured a minimum of 50% of marks in aggregate. Candidates who are presently
doing their BPT internship are also eligible to apply, but their admission to the course program is subject to their
internship completion on or before 31st July 2010.
2.7. M.Sc. (Medical) in Human Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry & Microbiology
The candidate must have passed a 3 years B.Sc. course in any branch of Life Sciences i.e. Physiology, Zoology,
Botany, Microbiology and Chemistry. General category candidate must have secured minimum 55% and the
reserved category (SC/ST) candidate must have secured 50% in aggregate, in life Sciences subjects in B.Sc.
3. NUMBER OF SEATS IN DIFFERENT CATEGORIES
Category Sikkim General North East Defence NRI / For Manipal SMU
Course Govt. NRI Sponsored Students
MBBS 10 16 15 1 8 Nil Nil
BPT 6 9 9 2 4 Nil Nil
B.Sc Nursing 10 16 15 1 8 Nil Nil
BMLT 4 5 4 1 Nil Nil 6
MPT 2 6 Nil 1 1 2 1 (alternating
(alternat with Defence
ing with category)
M.Sc Medical :
Anatomy - 1 5 1
Biochemistry - 2 8 1
Microbiology - 2 8 Nil Nil Nil Nil 1
Physiology - 1 5 1
Integrated M.Sc 3 5 5 2 Nil Nil
-3% seats are reserved for eligible person in accordance with Disability Act 1995
NOTE: The distribution of number of seats under sponsored candidates must produce a bank
respective categories is provisional and liable to guarantee for tuition fees for the first year duration
change on Government orders /decision by the of course at the time of admission. In case bank
Governing Council. guarantee cannot be produced at the time of
admission, the admission will be provisional. The
The candidate must exercise his/her option for only
said bank guarantee will have to be produced within
one category in the application and the option is not
one month from the date of admission failing which
transferable to any other category
admission will be cancelled.
The authority reserves the right of disqualifying the
application/candidature of any applicant at any 4. CATEGORIES
stage of processing if the information submitted is Criteria for consideration under different categories.
found to be incorrect or incomplete. 4.1. Sikkim Category (only for candidates of Sikkim)
Applicants seeking admission under this category
Candidates applying from abroad are requested to
The Director of Technical Education
send an application along with demand draft of US
HRD Department, Govt. of Sikkim, Gangtok
$50 in favour of Sikkim Manipal University, payable
at Gangtok. 4.2. Defence Category
In addition, all parents/guardians of NRI/NRI Wards of active defence personnel are eligible to be
considered under this category provided, parent(s) have obtained 50% marks in the last qualifying
of the candidate, who is a defence personel must be examination. For the purpose of percentage of
borne on strength of a military unit located in Sikkim marks in the qualifying examination candidates
as on 1.1.2010. Admissions are made on the basis of qualifying from Foreign Universities are required to
rank obtained in the UGET. submit the equivalent grading/percentage of marks
from AIU (Association of Indian Universities, New
For eligibility for consideration in this category the
Delhi), address of which is given subsequently.
following certificates are to be produced by the
parents along with the application:
Note : For B.Sc. Nursing and BPT course candidates
(1) Certificate from Commandant/ from Bhutan & Nepal can also appear in the entrance
Commanding Officer/Adjutant of their examination UGET1. If they get a rank in merit then
respective units showing at least 5 years of the admission will be given under general category.
active service. Applicants seeking admission under this category
(2) Copy of posting order to Sikkim. should write directly to the following address for
(3) Copy of joining report from appropriate more information:
authority based in Sikkim. (Part II
order/casualty return) The Admission Officer
Sikkim Manipal University
4.3. North East Category
5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok 737102,
Permanent residents of Assam, Arunachal Pradesh,
Nagaland, Mizoram, Tripura, Meghalaya, Manipur Tele: +91-3592-270389, Fax No: +91-3592-270389
and Sikkim are eligible to apply. Domicile/ Email: email@example.com
permanent residence certificate from the
appropriate authority in respect of applicant /parent Documents required to be submitted with
of the applicant is essential for consideration in this application form (under this category) are:
category. Admissions are made on the basis of rank l Proof of NRI status in case candidate is NRI
obtained in the UGET. (Scanned copy of Passport only)
l Sponsorship by NRI if sponsored, with scanned
One seat is reserved for offsprings of permanent copy of passport of the sponsor. A format of
staff of SMU. They will have to fulfill the criteria laid sponsorship letter is given below in Annexure III.
down by the University and the candidate will have l Proof of residence of NRI/sponsor
to appear in UGET. l Application by candidate in plain paper/printed
application form either downloaded from our
4.4. General Category website or as available with the prospectus
Any candidate who is a citizen of India is eligible to l of marks sheet of qualifying examination
apply under this category. Admissions are based on l candidates qualifying from foreign
merit obtained in the UGET. In addition to these, any Schools/Universities/Institutions, equivalence
vacant seat from other categories will also be filled certificate from the Association of Indian
under this category. Universities (AIU)
l A demand draft for a sum of Rs. 1,500 in favour of
4.5. NRI/NRI Sponsored/PIO/International Category SMU, payable at Gangtok
Candidates are required to apply separately and
admission will be given after screening conducted by Address of AIU-
SMU. The date of screening will be intimated after Association of Indian Universities (AIU)
receipt of applications. If the candidate AIU House,16, Comrade Indrajit Gupta Marg
himself/herself is not an NRI, then he/she may be (Kotla Marg), New Delhi-110002
sponsored by his/her father, mother, brother, sister, & : 011-23230059/23231097/2322429/23232435
uncle or aunt, grandparent who must be an NRI. For
e-mail: aiu @ du 12.vsnl.net.in
eligibility under this category the applicant must
5. ADMISSION PROCEDURE reverse of the original marks sheet is also copied.
In the application form, at least two choices are to be
5.1 MBBS, BPT, B.Sc Nursing & Integrated M.Sc. mentioned in course applied for according to
(Medical) Biotechnology preference.
Admission will be on the basis of merit in the
entrance examination conducted by SMU. 6. FACILITIES AVAILABLE
Note : For MBBS course a general category candidate 6.1. Hospital
has to secure minimum 50% marks in aggregate Presently the Central Referral Hospital has 500 beds.
(PCB) and for ST, SC and OBC 40% marks in aggregate It is a nine storeyed building with a floor space of
(PCB) in UGET conducted by SMU. more than 3,00,000 sq. ft. The hospital has 21
specialties, 8 operation theatres and state-of-the-art
Counseling and admission will be at SMU, Gangtok. medical equipment.
After the Entrance Exams, dates for counseling for
candidates as per their position in the merit list and 6.2. College
according to rank and choice of the candidates for
The college is fully equipped and staffed. The college
courses will be posted on our website
is housed in an imposing building with all modern
www.smu.edu.in. There will be no separate
facilities All non clinical and clinical Departments are
intimation sent by post. The candidates are strongly
advised to look up our websites regularly without
6.3. Lecture Halls
If the number of candidates taking UGET There are 5 lecture halls equipped with modern
examination is less than the number of seats in B.Sc. audio-visual teaching aids.
Nursing and BPT than for remaining seats the
admission will be on the basis of marks of candidate 6.4. Laboratories and Dissection Hall
in 10+2(after inviting fresh applications). There are 9 Laboratories with state-of-the-art
equipment. The dissection hall is large enough for
5.2 BMLT 150 students to work simultaneously.
Admission will be based on the inter-se merit of the
candidates on the basis of marks obtained in 10+2 6.5. Computers
(or equivalent) qualifying examination. All departments are provided with computers.
Internet facilities are available in the college and
5.3 MPT central library.
Admission will be on the basis of rank of candidates
under different category in the Entrance 6.6. Library and reading rooms
Examination conducted by Sikkim Manipal The library has 8000 text and reference books and
University. subscribes to 100 National and International
journals. Internet and Medline facilities are available
5.4 M.Sc Medical (Anatomy, Biochemistry, for students and faculty.
Physiology & Microbiology)
Admission is strictly based on merit (marks obtained 6.7. Hostel
in life sciences subjects namely Botany, Zoology, The Institute is fully residential. All undergraduate
Chemistry, Biochemistry, Microbiology in B.Sc Part I, students are required to stay in the hostel. Only
II and III. Those appearing in B.Sc Final should send a permanent local residents are exempted. The nine
copy of a final marks sheet as soon as the results are storeyed building houses 200 rooms. Each room is
declared by fax or any other mode but not later than furnished with a mattress, a study table, a chair, a
14th August 2010. While enclosing marks sheet of cupboard/shelf for each student. Every room has an
Part I, II and III the applicant should ensure that the attached toilet, service area and hot water facility.
An exclusive dining hall with a modern kitchen and
mess is also housed in the hostel building. The mess 6.11. Sports
provides vegetarian / non-vegetarian meals. Dining Facilities for Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Table
in the mess is compulsory for all inmates of the Tennis, Badminton, Carom and Chess are available.
hostel. The students of first year will be provided The college also has an active cricket team.
with 3 seated rooms.
6.12. Medicare (medical insurance)
All students are covered by the Medical Insurance
Two ISD/STD booths operate inside the campus. A Scheme (Medicare) provided by the Institute. There
telephone connection has been provided on each is a separate ward reserved for students at the
floor in the hostel building. Central Referral Hospital (CRH).
6.9. Bank 6.13. Teacher guardian scheme
Canara Bank operates on campus. There are also Under this scheme, each student is allotted a specific
ATM facilities of HDFC, Axis Bank, SBI. teacher guardian who provides emotional support,
monitors academic performance, provides
6.10. Entertainment necessary guidance to his/her ward and
The University organizes movie shows at frequent communicates regularly with the parents of the
intervals in the fully equipped auditorium. student. This scheme has received tremendous
SECTION - 2
Bachelor Of Technology
V & Communication Engineering
V Science & Engineering
V & Electronics Engineering
V Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Master Of Technology
Master Of Business Administration
Master Of Computer Applications
SIKKIM MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
(Constituent College of Sikkim Manipal University)
Majitar, Rangpo Pin -737 136, East Sikkim
Phone: Admission Cell: 03592 - 246466, 246020
EPABX: 246 216/217/219/220 extension 221, 247
Fax: 03592- 246467, 246112
Dr. V.K. Sayal (Chairman, Admission Cell): +9194343 84701
Dr. G.C. Mishra (Member) : +9198323 91572
Mr. A.P. Tiwary (Member): +9194348 61646
Mr. Sandeep Chakraborty (Member): +9194342 13875
SIKKIM MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY (SMIT)
The Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology was established in 1997 as a constituent
college of Sikkim Manipal University and is approved by AICTE. SMIT has the distinction
of prestigious accreditation for engineering disciplines by National Board of
Accreditation (NBA) vide no. NBA/ACCR-860/06 dated 22 January 2008. SMIT has ISO
9001 accreditation vide NS-EN ISO 9001:2000 for all its courses. The Engineering
College has its own campus at Majitar, Rangpo, East Sikkim. The institute's location on
the banks of river Teesta, surrounded by green hills, adds to the vibrancy of the campus
and makes it an ideal place for learning.
As per CSR – GHRDC Ranking, published in Competition Success Review, October 2009,
SMIT has achieved 8th Rank in University Engineering Colleges of India, 17th Rank in the
list of Engineering Colleges of Excellence in India and 27th Rank amongst the Top 50
Engineering Colleges of India.
The Institute attracts students from all over the country and has over 2700 students
enrolled in the various disciplines. SMIT has a well-endowed faculty with 170 full time
teachers including 30 PhDs and 65 M Techs to deliver quality education. In addition,
the Institute also enjoys the services of 20 adjunct faculty members to supplement the
talents available within the campus. State-of-the-art infrastructure, a well-stocked
library, sophisticated technical labs set up in collaboration with industry, and closeness
to nature make it one of the best engineering institutes in the country today.
The Institute has an efficient Placement Cell, which ensures campus placements for
students. Almost all eligible students of the final year B.Tech batch passing out in June
2010 have already been placed in top companies like Infosys and TCS.
MESSAGE FROM THE DIRECTOR
At Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, it is our endeavor to achieve eminence in the
field of quality technological education and research. Our dedicated team of faculty is
committed to provide wholesome education to meet the intellectual aspirations of
students and equip them with techno managerial skills that will enable them to take
their assigned role in the industry as thorough professionals.
Our aim plus is to imbibe all those qualities which are essential to make our students
contribute effectively to the advancement of the society. .
The institute is fully residential with state-of-the-art infrastructure and on environment
conducive to meet academic, extracurricular & co-curricular aspirations of the students.
I congratulate you on choosing Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT). We are
sure that your stay with us will enable you to become a thorough professional in the
technical field chosen by you. We look forward to welcoming you to our campus for a
very fruitful and rich learning experience.
With best wishes
Prof. (Dr.) N. V. Subba Reddy
1. ACADEMIC DEPARTMENTS equipped with latest infrastructure, this Department
conducts research in areas like Computer Networks,
1.1. Electronics & Communication Engineering Distributed Systems, Data mining etc.
Students enrolled in this stream have the
opportunity to work in labs equipped with state-of- 1.4. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
the-art` equipment in the areas of Analog Circuits, Electrical & Electronics Engineering is one of the
Digital Systems, Communications, Microprocessors, oldest Departments of the Institute and students
Computer Programming, MATLAB, Microwaves, passing out have proven that with the degree in this
PCB, DSP and Power Electronics. The Department field they could get wider options for future
also has VLSI and Image Processing Laboratories. In advancements in electronics and computer fields.
addition to B.Tech., the Department also offers Ph.D. Curricula have been framed in consultation with
degree. experienced academicians from IITs and other
universities and keeping in pace with present day
1.2. Computer Science & Engineering needs, Curricula not only cover the requisites of
This is one of the most sought after stream and offers electrical engineering but also some subjects in
students an opportunity to become thorough communications, electronics and computer fields.
professionals in Computer Science & Engineering. Many renowned professors from premier
The Department has well equipped computer labs universities visit the Department every semester as
that allow students to conduct experiments in Data adjunct faculty.
Structures, Databases and other areas. Most of the
passed out students have been placed in array of Students are extensively exposed to well equipped
renowned, global software industries in India and labs like Electrical Machines Lab, Microprocessor/
abroad. The Department offers B.Tech and Ph.D. Microcontroller Lab, Power Electronics Lab,
degree. Communication Lab, Electrical Circuits and
Measurement Lab, Control Lab, Advanced
1.3. Information Technology Programming Lab, Analog and Digital Electronics
Department of Information Technology offers B.Tech Lab. They need to intensively work in computer
as well as Ph.D. programmes in Information platforms like MATLAB, PSPICE and C++.
Technology. The Department is also very active in
Students have undertaken projects in industries like
research and development activities in cutting edge
TATA Honeywell, Wipro, CESC, Stelsalit, Power
technologies. Graduated students are well placed in
Microsystems, NHPC, TCS, Siemens, CTS, etc. This
reputed industries as well as academia. Being well
has helped students to secure sound placements
within and outside India. Through in-campus Engineering Department has been established with
placements, students have been placed well in CTS, the help of well established Department of
TCS, Stelsalit, HCL etc. Electronics and Communication Engineering in the
year 2009 with an intake of 60 students. This is one of
The Department is successfully running post
the most preferred stream of Engineering to cater
graduation course with specialization in Power
for the present needs of the electronics industries
Electronics and Ph.D program.
globally. The Department is being established with
1.5. Mechanical Engineering the state-of-the-art labs and teaching
Mechanical Engineering Department, the oldest methodologies. Students of the Department will be
department of the Institute, offers B. Tech., M. Tech. exposed to the latest advancements in research and
and Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering. The development in the area.
department has well-equipped laboratories and 1.8. Physics
workshops with latest equipments/machineries as
The Department has a team of strong faculty
per the requirement of modern industries. Besides
members to give the required base in Physics to all
the conventional machine tools, the department
budding engineers, which help them throughout,
also has CNC machines like lathe, milling and drilling
even during specialization in various Engineering
and software on Computer Aided Design and
Streams. The Department also offers its services to
Manufacturing. Fluid Engineering lab, thermal
other streams on specialized topics and arranges
Engineering Lab, Dynamics Lab and Strength of
scientific awareness programs. It specializes in
Materials Lab have well-designed equipments to
research in the field of Particle Physics, Plasma
complement the knowledge gathered in these fields.
Physics, Solid State Physics and Electronics. It also
The department has also established the Non-
encourages interdisciplinary research in the area of
conventional Machining Lab, Automobile Lab and
Quantum Information Technology and Electrical
Foundry lab. Highly qualified faculty is an additional
Engineering. The Department is well equipped with
strength of the department. Faculty members of the
related laboratory facility.
department have received the funds for research
projects from various funding agencies. Apart from 1.9. Chemistry
quality teaching, the faculty members are actively This Department provides students with
engaged in research and consultancies in the areas fundamental principles of Engineering Chemistry
of Micro and Nano-machining, Energy Management, and Environmental Sciences. It also introduces
Vibration and Acoustic emission control and signal latest concepts such as Liquid Crystals,
processing, Production management and operation Nanomaterials, Composite Materials,
research, Quality Management etc. This is a matter Environmental Pollution and its control. It has well-
of pride for the department that the passed out equipped lab with sophisticated equipment like
students have been recruited in the premier national Polarograph, Flame Photometer, Potential Recorder,
and multinational organizations. UV-Spectrophotometre. The Department is
1.6 Civil Engineering endowed with vibrant & dynamic faculty, well
qualified to impart high quality teaching. The
Civil Engineering Department was opened from
Department also has vibrant ongoing research with
2009 academic session with an intake of 60 students.
No. of Ph.D students.
This is one of the most sought after stream all over
the country. The Department is being developed 1.10. Mathematics
with the state-of-the-art laboratories and teaching It offers courses for all branches of Engineering. The
methodologies. Students of the Department will be Syllabi are framed in such a manner that it covers
exposed to the latest advancements in design and most of the engineering applications that are
construction technologies with sufficient field necessary for modern trend and covers areas in
exposures. Information Technology. Apart from B.Tech
1.7 Applied Electronics and Instrumentation programme, it also offers courses for MBA and MCA
Engineering programs. The Department also has qualified faculty
engaged in research in areas of pure and applied
Applied Electronics and Instrumentation
1.11. Management Studies admission form and submit the same to SMIT by
The Department offers MBA in Finance, HR, prescribed date. Candidates should intimate their
Marketing and Systems. Emphasis is on AIEEE ranking to SMIT within 15 days of the
development of an all round managerial announcement of AIEEE result by CBSC. They must
perspective. Students can opt for any two out of the send the down loaded rank along with a Xerox copy
above four specializations. The Department also of the original application form already sent in order
conducts regular training and development to be eligible for counseling and admission.
programmes to Govt. Officers, Professional Counseling will be conducted at SMIT on the dates
Managers and students. mentioned separately in this prospectus. Please
note that SMIT does NOT participate in the
counseling carried out by Central Counseling Board
2. PROGRAMS AND ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA
2.1. B. Tech Programme (663 seats) (ii) Sikkim Category: Candidates should apply to the
Director, Technical Education, Government of
a) Streams Offered Sikkim. The Government of Sikkim will conduct an
l Electronics & Communications Engineering entrance examination, the details of which will be
l Information Technology notified by the Director, Technical Education.
l Mechanical Engineering
(iii) UGET General Category: Candidates, seeking
l Computer Science & Engineering
admission under this category will have to appear for
l Electrical & Electronics Engineering
the Under Graduate Entrance Test (UGET) that will
l Applied Electronics & Instrumentation
be conducted by SMU. For detailed instructions on
the UGET and examination fee please refer to
l Civil Engineering
e) Reserved Categories
(i) All candidates must have passed (10+2) or
equivalent with Physics (P) & Mathematics (M) as (I) Sikkim: Candidates seeking admission through
compulsory subjects and Chemistry or Computer Sikkim category need to apply directly to the
Sciences or Biotechnology or Biology, as one of the Director -Technical Education, HRD, Government of
optional subjects. They must have secured a Sikkim.
minimum of 50% marks in aggregate in these (ii) Defence: Wards of all Defence (serving/retired)
subjects to be considered for selection (45% for services personnel are eligible to apply but
SC/ST/OBC). preference will be given to wards of personnel
posted in Sikkim. They should apply with the
(ii) A candidate with a diploma in the appropriate
branch of engineering awarded by a State Board of
l Certificate from Commanding Officer
Technical Education, and with at least 50% in
indicating the place of posting.
aggregate in diploma is also eligible for admission to
the first year of B Tech (45% for SC/ST/OBC) through l Copy of transfer order to Sikkim, where
entrance examination. applicable.
l Discharge Certificates/Retired Identity
c) Entrance Examinations card/Pension Pay Order for retired personnel.
Candidates will have to appear for one of the (iii) North East: Domicile/Residential certificate from
entrance examinations depending upon the concerned district authorities is required to be
category under which they are seeking admission. submitted.
The details of these examinations according to (iv) DGHC: Sponsorship letter from Principal
categories are given in the succeeding paragraphs. Secretary, DGHC is required, to be submitted.
(I) General Category, Defence, and North East, DGHC, (v) Para Military Force: Wards of all Para Military
Paramilitary Force: The candidates will have to Force (serving/retired) personnel are eligible to
appear for the AIEEE to be conducted by the CBSE. apply but preference will be given to wards of the
The candidates are also required to fill up the SMIT personnel posted in Sikkim. They should apply with
the following :- g) Admission of students from other universities
l Certificate from the Head of the Office (i) Candidates may be permitted under certain
indicating the place of posting. eligibility conditions and subject to availability of
l Copy of transfer order to Sikkim, where seats in the second year of engineering (III
applicable. Semester). Such admission shall be made at the
l Discharge Certificates/Pension Order for beginning of the academic year within a maximum
retired personnel period of thirty days after the commencement of the
(vi) NRI: Candidates seeking admission under this semester. A candidate seeking transfer from another
category should be Foreign Nationals / Persons of university should have cleared all subjects of the
Indian Origin (PIO)/ Children of Indian Workers in the previous year/semester prescribed by the parent
Gulf Countries. Admission under this category will be university, and should produce the original marks
given after screening conducted by SMU. If the card and a certificate to that effect from that
candidate himself/herself is not an NRI, then he/she university. Candidate will also produce NOC from the
may be sponsored by his/her father, mother, previous institute.
brother, sister, uncle or aunt, grandparent who must (ii) Such students should also satisfy all other
be an NRI. Eligibility under this category, is similar as conditions of eligibility as prescribed by Sikkim
mentioned in Para 2.1.b (i) & (ii) above. Candidates Manipal University.
qualifying from Foreign Universities are required to
h) Lateral Entry to Second year Engineering
submit the equivalent grading/percentage of marks
from AIU (Association of Indian Universities, New Candidates can apply for the direct entry to second
Delhi). year of Bachelor of Technology programme fulfilling
the following criteria:
Documents required to be submitted with
application form (under this category) as given in (i) Three years' diploma in appropriate branch of
para 4.5 of Section 1. Engineering with minimum 60% marks in aggregate.
(ii) Three years' B.Sc degree with Mathematics as
Note : Candidates from Bhutan and Nepal can also one of the subjects, with minimum 60% marks in
appear in the entrance examination UGET2. If they aggregate.
get a rank in merit then the admission will be given
under General category. Candidates are advised to contact the admission
office during the first week of July.
The format of letter of sponsorship is given in 2.2. M.Tech Programme
Annexure – III. Master of Technology in Power Electronics: (M.Tech
IMPORTANT NOTES PE) (18 Seats)
(I) In case the number of applicants for the seats in a Eligibility:
reserved category (except NRI) is less than the seats (I) Degree in Electrical/Electronics & Communication
earmarked for that particular category, the vacant / Telecommunication/ Instrumentation Engineering,
seats will be converted into the General Category. as applicable, with a minimum of 60% marks.
(ii) Preference will be given to GATE qualified
(ii) Candidates are required to retain a photocopy of
candidates. Any unsubscribed seats after admission
the application form with them.
of GATE qualified candidates will be filled up based
f) Change of Branch on an entrance test to be conducted by the Institute
(i) Students are allotted the branch of engineering at on its campus.
the time of admission to the first year (I semester) B (iii) Sponsored candidates from government or
Tech course on the basis of merit and preference. private organizations with not less than one year
The allotment so made shall ordinarily be final. industrial or field experience/ teaching or research
However, before the commencement of III Semester, experience in the relevant area after passing the
change of branch will be considered on the basis of qualifying examination can be considered.
their performance in I and II semester examinations, Preference will be given to the candidates in the
subject to availability of seats. academic profession or working with R&D
(iv) Several teaching assistantships are awarded to (iii) Nine seats are reserved under NRI category.
deserving candidates enrolled in the M Tech Candidates seeking admission under this category
Courses. should be Foreign Nationals/Persons of Indian
(v) Three seats are reserved for Sikkim Government Origin(PIO)/ Children of Indian Workers in the Gulf
nominees recommended by Director, Technical Countries. Admission under this category will be
Education, HRD, Govt. of Sikkim. given after screening conducted by SMU. If the
candidate himself/herself is not an NRI, then he/she
2.3. Master of Computer Applications (MCA) (45 may be sponsored by his/her father, mother,
seats) brother, sister, uncle or aunt, grandparent who must
Eligibility: be an NRI. Eligibility under this category, is similar as
(i) Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a mentioned above. Candidates qualifying from
recognized University with Mathematics/Statistics Foreign Universities are required to submit the
as one of the subjects at 10+2 level. The candidates equivalent grading/percentage of marks from AIU
will have to appear in the entrance examination to (Association of Indian Universities, New Delhi).
be conducted by SMU at SMIT on prescribed date. Documents required to be submitted with
Filled application form along with entrance exam fee application form (under this category) as given in
as given in Section 8. para 4.5 of Section 1.
(ii) Nine seats are reserved for candidates of Note : Candidates from Bhutan and Nepal can also
Sikkimese origin. Candidates for this category will be appear in the entrance examination. If they get a
recommended by Director Technical Education HRD, rank in merit then the admission will be given under
Government of Sikkim. General category.
2.4. Master of Business Administration (MBA) (60 The format of letter of sponsorship is given in
seats) Annexure – III.
It is a two-year course leading to the award of an (iv) Twelve seats are reserved for candidates of
M BA d e g re e . T h e p ro g ra m m e h a s d u a l Sikkimese origin. Candidates for this category will be
specialization, marketing and any one of the recommended by Director - Technical Education,
following specialization. Govt. of Sikkim.
Human Resource Development
Systems 3.1. Accommodation
Note: A minimum of 10 students are required to be The institute is fully residential with separate Hostels
enrolled in a specialization for it to be offered. for Boys and Girls, and provides excellent
Eligibility: accommodation to over 2700 students. The hostel
(I) Graduate Engineers and Bachelor's degree rooms are two-seaters, well furnished, and have
holders in 10+2+3 scheme with at least 50% marks attached bathrooms with hot water supply. There
(with 5% relaxation for SC/ST/OBC students) at are separate Students' Messes for boys and girls.
graduation level will be selected based on There is also a Canteen providing vegetarian and
performance in the Management Aptitude Test non-vegetarian meals. Recreation Rooms with TVs,
(MAT)/Combined Aptitude Test(CAT). Candidates separate gymnasiums for boys and girls and sports
should apply to SMIT on the prescribed form quoting facilities are available. Telephone facilities are
their MAT/CAT score. Candidates will be selected available in each hostel. It is mandatory for all
based on their performance in Group Discussions students to stay in the SMIT Hostel.
and Interviews to be conducted at SMIT, Rangpo on 3.2. Guest House
the dates given on the page of IMPORTANT DATES. A well furnished Guest House is available on the
(ii) An entrance test for those not having a MAT/CAT campus. Accommodation in the Guest House is also
score will also be conducted by SMIT on prescribed provided to the parents/guardians of students &
date, if required. Fee for entrance test as given in visitors depending on availability.
3.3. Entrepreneurship Development Cell 4. INDUSTRY ORIENTATION/PROJECTS &
The Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) helps PLACEMENTS
students in exploring entrepreneurial opportunities
and assists them in starting their own ventures. The 4.1. Students Pursue Project Training in Many
EDC regularly conducts Entrepreneurship Premier Industrial/Research Establishments Such as:
Awareness/Development programs. Innovation TCS, Tata Technologies, HCL, Titan Industries, BARC,
Incubation Centre has been added to the EDC to WEBEL Mediatronics, Skytech Solutions, CATS,
connect the institution with innovation. Innovation Cognizant Technologies, Steaslit Industries, Reliance
Incubation Centre helps the innovators to translate Telecom, Telco, NHPC, ISRO, Manipal Infocom, ISI,
their ideas in to marketable product and to build the Reliance Infocom, Bharti Telecom, ECE Elevators,
innovation based enterprises. Carrier Air Conditioners and HCL Infinet, E- Revmax
and Lakhotia Enterprises, Greaves, Acer, MEMG,
3.4. Library, Reading Room & Internet facility
Manipal Infocom, SNIP, VECC, Jadavpur / Calcutta
The Institute has a well equipped library which caters University among others. Some of the above have
to the needs of students and teachers. Besides started giving stipend during the training period.
course related books, the library also stocks general
and technical books. The Developing Library 4.2. The Companies Those Visited Sikkim Manipal
Network (DELNET) facility provides on-line access to Institute of Technology for Campus Interviews
leading libraries in the country. The college Include:
subscribes to a large number of the leading Infosys Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services,
professional journals in the relevant fields. The Cognizant Technologies, IBM, Accenture, ANZ, Wells
Institute is also a member of INDEST- AICTE Fargo, Skytech solutions, Usha Communications,
Consortium and thus has on line access to most of Stesalit Industries, HCL, COMNET, Godrej Infotech,
the leading journals in the field of technology like Microland, Tech Mahindra, Satyam, Computer
IEEE, ASME, Elsevier (Science Direct), Digital Science Corporation, TIL, TVS, Tata Elxsi, SHIV-VANI,
Engineering, DELNET etc. The library also houses an VEHERE INTERACTIVE etc.
audio visual section and offers Internet connectivity.
The library remains open from 8.30 AM to 10.00 PM 5. TRAINING & PLACEMENT DEPARTMENT
everyday including Sundays and holidays. Training & Placement Department is the hub of all
The Institute has Cyber Cafe to provide internet interaction between the Corporate, Industries, and
facility. Keeping with the latest technological trend, Academic/Research Institutions, with Sikkim
the hostels have been provided Wi-Fi connectivity. Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT).
The Department functions with the following
3.5. Shopping Centre objectives :-
There is a shopping centre at the campus where l To provide in-plant training to students to
following facilities are available: supplement their curriculum.
l Extension Counter of Union Bank of India. l To arrange the final semester industrial
l ATM of Axis & UBI Bank projects to work on live problems (Practice
l Post Office. Schools).
l Telephone Exchange. l To bring Industrial establishments to the
l Stationery Shop. campus for recruitment of students.
l Binding, Lamination, Xerox Shop and PCO. To achieve these objectives, the Department
l Blue Dart & DTDC courier service. organizes courses and training programmes to
A few more shops a]re likely to open this year. enhance the aptitude and skill of the students to
3.6. Competency Certification Center increase employability. Regular feedbacks are also
A Competency Certification Center is established at obtained from the industries on the advances in
SMIT in collaboration with NASSCOM. The technology vis-à-vis the facilities in the Institute and
appropriate actions are taken.
Competency Certification Center will enable
students to appear for online testing for specified T & P Department also organizes events like
competencies. Certificates issued by NASSCOM will seminars, workshops, guest lectures and corporate
be valid Nationwide. interactions.
The Department has ensured placement of nearly all participate in the activities of Students' Chapter of
eligible students of the final year batch passing out in ISTE, Society of Sikkim Science Club,
June 2010. Entrepreneurship Development Programs, Debate
Club, Music and Fine Arts and Photography Clubs.
6. STUDENT SUPPORT
b) Sport Club: The Sports Club regularly organizes
6.1. Teacher Guardian Scheme games and sports. Facilities for Volleyball, Tennis,
Yet another unique scheme of the institute is the Basketball and many indoor games are available.
teacher guardian scheme. Under this, each student Besides organizing routine activities in the above
is allotted a specific teacher guardian who provides mentioned sports, the club also encourages talented
e m o t i o n a l s u p p o r t , m o n i t o rs a c a d e m i c students to participate in State/National level
performance, provides necessary guidance to the competitions.
ward and communicates all such details regularly to
c) Students have represented the Institute in state
the parents of the ward. This scheme has received
and national level in various sports, literary and
tremendous support from students and parents
cultural events and mustered laurels for the Institute
6.2. Students' Benevolent Fund
7.3. College Magazine
This is a contributory benevolent fund which seeks
to provide financial assistance to needy students. a) The Editorial Board of the Institute proudly
The Executive Committee comprising of faculty presents its unique creation in the form of the
members and students participates in the selection Annual Magazine 'SMITSONIAN' every year which
of beneficiaries. Twenty three students mainly serves as the platform to highlight the literary and
those who lost their earning parent, benefitted from artistic segment of the SMIT family. Besides, the
this fund until date. Editorial Board also brings out issues of Wall
Magazine the CLARION forming a bridge between
6.3. Medicare flowing thoughts and artistic magnification. The
The Institute has a well equipped dispensary and magazine also reveals the educational, cultural and
resident doctors with supporting staff. Those sports activities of the Institute.
needing specialized treatment are sent to Central
Referral Hospital in an ambulance available round b) The students also publish a quality technical
the clock. Medical Group Insurance is provided for newsletter called "SMITZINE" . It provides
medical reimbursements. i n fo r m a t i o n a b o u t c o m i n g c o m p e t i t i v e
examinations and provides platform to the students
6.4. Alumni Association to exploit their artistic and innovative talents.
The Alumni Association was established in
November 2006. It has a registered strength of about 7.4. Various Societies
1000 as on date. They make us feel proud. Many Every degree-awarding department of the institute
have brought laurels to their parents and to SMIT by has established a society:
doing excellently well in their assigned jobs in India (I) Computer Science & Engineering – ACCESS (All
and abroad. Some details are on our website. The Core Computer Engineering Students Society)
details of SMIT Alumni Association by-laws and
All Core Computer Engineering Students Society
registration etc. are also available at our website.
(ACCESS) aims to spot academic and professional
7. STUDENT ACTIVITIES talent within the Dept, inspires it to grow, nurtures it
in right direction and provides it a platform to project
7.1. Students' Council itself to the students' community of SMIT in
Each year, students form a Students' Council. The particular and outside world, in general. This year
Council oversees various students' activities, ACCESS organized a number of workshops, short-
including students' clubs, and is supported by staff term courses and competitions. Under students for
advisors. students program, Animation Workshop and two
7.2. Student Clubs weeks VB Course, amongst many others, were huge
a) Extra & Co-curricular Activities: Students success with demands for repeat performance.
Confidence, smoothness, and ease of our student for the students by the students. This students' body
speakers on stage were a delight to see. also publishes a wall magazine and another technical
magazine annually to which the students as well as
(ii) Electronics & Communication - ECSA (Electronics
the members of faculty contribute articles,
& Communication Engineering Students'
discussions etc. SAMAJ is a special group under
FORUM -2K, which is responsible for different
It was formed in the year 1999 with objectives of community services such as organizing free health
supplementing the knowledge acquired in the class camp, education camp etc for the people of the
and also by encouraging the students to apply their surrounding areas. It is worthy to mention that any
theoretical knowledge into practical aspects. It had student of Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology
organized a technical fair at Institute level in which can become member of FORUM- 2K.
the students of ECSA won first three prizes. The past
achievements of ECSA are the selection of students (vi) Management Studies –
in ELECRAMA-2007, the third International SMS (Society of Management Studies) is an active
Exhibition of Electrical and Industrial Electronic society for enhancing the managerial competencies,
Industry organized by IEEMA. skills and overall development of the students. It is,
engaged in different activities like inviting guest
(iii) Electrical & Electronics- SEED (Society of
lecturers from industries and other educational
Electrical & Electronics Engineering Department)
institutions, conducting seminars, industrial visits,
SEED is the first association being formed in the
presentations, debates, group discussions, mock
Institute that includes the faculty members and
interviews and other management games. Picnic
students as its members and has proved a platform
and other get together are also arranged for team
to develop the overall personality especially for the
building and fun.
students of the Department besides their regular
academic aspects. This Society has so far actively (vii) Basic Science
carried out Debate/ Essay Writing Competition Group of SMIT Science Society is registered with the
among the students. It brings out a wall magazine Science and Technology Department of Government
'DISHARI' every semester, to exhibit their literary of Sikkim and also with Vigyan Sanchar Network of
skills. India. The primary aim of this club is to inculcate
scientific temperament among the students.
(iv) Mechanical Engineering - MEDUSA (Mechanical
Organization of quizzes, seminars and workshops is
Engineering Department Undergraduate Students
an integral feature of the club that gives student a
glimpse of the latest development taking place in the
It was formed with an aim of encouraging and front tier of science and technology. It is also a
promoting innovative ideas of the students and to breeding ground for innovative ideas that comes via
ensure their all-round development. To achieve this close interaction of the faculty members and
objective, the association organizes Seminars / talks students.
by eminent personalities from academia /
industries. Industrial tours are organized to 8. SOME RECENT ACHIEVEMENTS
supplement their theoretical knowledge. l SMIT has been accredited by the National Board
Arrangements of cultural nights, get-together and of Accreditation (NBA) for all the five B.Tech
annual Viswakarma Puja help the students to excel courses offered by SMIT vide their letter No.
on their managerial and organizational skill. NBA/ACCR-860/06 dated: Jan 22, 2008.
(v) Information Technology - FORUM-2K l Institute has also been awarded the prestigious
ISO 9001:2000 certification and the same has
FORUM-2K is a students' body managed by the been certified under Norsk Akkreditering,
students of Department of Information Technology Norway.
under the supervision and guidance of the members
l SMU has signed MOU with Adhesion Institute,
of Faculty of the Department. FORUM -2K organizes
faculty of Aerospace Engineering, Delft
different activities such as Technical Workshop,
University of Technology (TU Delft), The
Cultural Events, Sports Events etc regularly mainly
N e t h e r l a n d s a n d h a s e sta b l i s h e d a n
International centre for Nanotechnology & 2010.
Applied Adhesion (ICNTAA) at SMIT. It has 11 l The Institute has taken large number of Research
internationally acclaimed experts around the project from DRDO, ISRO, DST & AICTE.
world as advisors. As per CSR – GHRDC Ranking, published in
l A Centre for Excellence in Remote Sensing & GIS Competition Success Review, October 2009,
has been established in Institute with the SMIT has achieved 8th Rank in University
support of ISRO. Engineering Colleges of India, 17th Rank in the list
l SMIT with its state-of-the-art infrastructure & of Engineering Colleges of Excellence in India and
excellence environment has been selected for 2nd 27th Rank amongst the Top 50 Engineering
Indo Swiss bonding International symposium Colleges of India.
9. NAME OF THE COURSES: B.TECH/ MCA/ MBA/ M.TECH (POWER ELECTRONICS)
9.1. NAME OF THE INSTITUTION
Name SIKKIM MANIPAL INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Address Majitar, Rangpo, East Sikkim - 737136
STD Code 03592
Phone No 246353
Fax No. 03592 - 246112
Web site www.smit.smu.edu.in
9.2. NAME & ADDRESS OF THE DIRECTOR
Name Prof. (Dr.) N. V. Subba Reddy
Address Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology,
Majitar, Rangpo, East Sikkim - 737136.
Designation Director Qualification & B.E., M .E , Ph D.
Experience Exp. 29 yrs
STD Code 03592 Phone No. (O) 246353 Fax No. 246112
9.3. NAME OF THE AFFILIATING UNIVERSITY
Name SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY OF HEALTH, MEDICAL & TECHNOLOGICAL SCIENCES
Address 5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok - Sikkim
Pin Code 737102 STD Code 03592
Phone No 270703, 231937 Fax No. 03592 - 231147
E-Mail firstname.lastname@example.org Website www.smu.edu.in
*SMIT is the constituent college of the University.
9.4. GOVERNANCE 4. Prof (Dr.) N.V. Subba Reddy, Director, SMIT
MEMBERS OF GOVERNING COUNCIL 5. Mrs. S. Shenga, Registrar, SMU
1. Dr. Ramdas M.Pai, Pro- Chancellor, SMU. 6. Shri Sivaramakrishnan V, Principal Officer
2. Dr. Ranjan Pai, CEO, MEMG II Pvt. Ltd. Distributed Learning MUL
3. Shri K. Sreedhar Rao, Advisor, MEMG II Pvt. Ltd 7. Prof. (Dr) Udayan Ganguly, Principal, North
4. Shri V.B Pathak, IAS, Principal Secretary, Dept. of Bengal Medical College, External Expert
Health Care, HS & Family Welfare, Govt. of 8. Dr. A. Choudhury, Dean, Academics, SMIT
Sikkim. 9. Prof. B.S. Dandapat HOD, Mathematics, SMIT
5. Shri Ravindra Telang, Secretary, Dept. of HRDD, 10. Dr. B.K Kanungo, Prof & Head, OBG, SMIMS
Govt. of Sikkim 11. Dr.D.K Jha, Addl.Controller of Exam, SMU
6. Brig.(Dr) S. S. Pabla, Vice Chancellor, SMU. 12. Prof. R. Bera, Dean, R&D, SMIT
7. Shri Anand Sudarshan, President, Group 13. Prof. M.K Ghose, HOD, CSE, SMIT
Operations, MUL 14. Mrs. Mridula Das, Principal, College of Nursing
8. Dr. R. N. Salhan, Dean, SMIMS 15. Mrs. Nikita Joshi, HoD Incharge, College of
9. Prof (Dr.) N.V. Subba Reddy, Director, SMIT Physiotherapy
10. Mrs. S. Shenga, Registrar, SMU
MEMBERS OF ACADEMIC SENATE 16. Dr. Ranjan Pai, CEO, MEMG II Pvt. Ltd.
1. Brig (Dr) S S Pabla, Vice Chancellor, SMU. 17. Shri K. Sreedhar Rao, Advisor, MEMG II Pvt. Ltd
18. Shri C.V. Rangarajan, Finance
2. Maj Gen(Retd) Tejpal Singh Bakhshi, Director,
Consultant,MEMG II Pvt.Ltd
19. Shri B. Manamohan, Special Officer, Manipal
3. Dr. R. N. Salhan, Dean, SMIMS University
9.5 ORGANIZATIONAL CHART AND PROCESSES
Prof (Dr) N V Subba Reddy
Chief HODs Dean Dean Dean Chief Addl. Training & Security Dy. Cont
Engg. Academics R&D SA Warden Registrar Placement Officer (Exams)
Estate Civil Engg. Security Sec./ Dispensary/
Mgt. Work/Maint. Guest House Transport
Admn. Finance EDC SMU-IT Admision Cell
9.6. Nature and Extent of Involvement of Faculty and The faculty members are available on the Campus
Students in Academic Affairs/Improvements round the clock and monitor the students.
Progressive improvements are made in the There is a Teacher Guardian (TG) Scheme in the
functioning of the Institute through active College. Academic progress of each student is
involvement of faculty members and students. monitored by the TG who keeps in regular touch with
There is a Dean of Academics who coordinates the the students and parents.
academic activities through Heads of Departments
and Class Committee. There is a Dean of Student 9.7. Mechanism/Norms & Procedure for
Affairs who looks into Administrative and extra Democratic/Good Governance
curricular affairs through the Student's Council and a) There are well defined rules and procedures laid
faculty representatives of each Department. down by the University and in the Institute
covering all aspects of administration and views independently.
academic activities. 9.10. Grievance Redressal Mechanism for Faculty,
b) The Management gives academic autonomy Staff and Students
with accountability to ensure success of any
a) Dean (Students' Affairs) has been appointed for
knowledge based education system.
the welfare of the students.
c) Effective quality assurance mechanism is
established in the institution for teaching, b) A Students' Grievances Cell exists in the Institute
recruitment of staff, curricular reforms & headed by the Dean (Academics) along with two
student's evaluation. faculty members for the redressal of grievances
d) The degree programmes are dynamic and
flexible. Inter and multi disciplinary courses are c) HODs/Deans/Director are directly involved in
offered to the students. the redressal of grievances of faculty and staff.
e) Total transparency is maintained in the conduct d) A committee comprising of all Deans and
of examinations, admission procedures, Director exists for the redressal of grievances of
recruitment of faculty and staff, purchases, faculty and staff.
construction etc 9.11. PROGRAMMES
f) The Institute has formed Students Council. Names of the Programmes
Collective decisions are taken through
i) B. Tech.
g) The Institute also has Institute Purchase a) Computer Science & Engineering.
Committee. All purchases are done through b) Electronics & Communication Engineering.
purchase committee. c) Electrical & Electronics Engineering.
d) Information Technology (Engineering).
9.8. Philosophy of Governance e) Mechanical Engineering.
a) To serve the vision and mission of the promoting f) Civil Engineering
body. g) Applied Electronics & Instrumentation
b) Transparency in the working system, Engineering
examinations, admissions etc.
ii) M. Tech. (Power Electronics)
c) Welfare of students and employees. iii) MCA
d) Effective and efficient functioning of the iv) MBA
Institute both administratively and
academically. l The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) team
e) To create research culture at all levels including of experts visited the Institute from 16th to 18th
the undergraduate level. Nov. 2007. All B.Tech courses have been
f) To utilize the power of intelligence and to accredited by NBA vide their letter No. NBA/
nurture talent of students. ACCR-860/ 06 dated: Jan 22, 2008.
g) To build competence in faculty for improved l Institute has also been awarded the prestigious
teaching and research. ISO 9001:2000 certification and the same has
h) To create structures and mechanism of been certified under Norsk Akkreditering,
knowledge and innovation management. Norway
I) To transform the institute into a Knowledge For each Programme the following details are given:
Enterprise. Name Number of seats: Duration
9 . 9 . S t u d e n t Fe e d b a c k o n I n st i t u t i o n a l B. Tech 600 Four Years
Governance/Faculty Performance B. Tech (NRI) 63 Four Years
a) Students Feedback on Institutional Governance/ M. Tech 18 Two Years
Faculty Performance is taken at the end of MBA 60 Two Years
each semester. Feedback is used for progressive MBA (NRI) 09 Two Years
improvements. MCA 45 Three Years
b) A suggestion/complaint box is also placed in the 3% seats are reserved for eligible person in accordance with
Institute to enable the students to express their Disability Act 1995