The Sikkim Manipal University is a very renowned university in the country for distance education courses. The university was established in 1995 by a corporation of Sikkim and Manipal Education Government. It is a private University

This university is perfect for someone who is looking for knowledge enhancement. The university offers various kinds of courses which are beneficial for the students. In this article, we are sharing information regarding the distance MBA courses offered by the university.

Duration of the courses offered

Just like MBA courses offered by other universities, the distance MBA course offered by Sikkim Manipal University also continues for a time period of 2 years. The course is divided into 4 semesters. 

The maximum time that a student can take to complete the course is 4 years.

Types of courses offered

The university offers MBA courses with various specializations. All the specializations are listed below:

  • Marketing Management
  • Information System Management
  • Human Resource Management
  • Finance Management

All the above-mentioned courses are offered in English medium.

Fee structure

Students have to pay an amount of Rs 20,000 for the course, this does not include the examination fee. Students will have to pay Rs 5,000 (as of the year 2018) for each semester examination. This fee is adjusted at various time intervals. 

Students who will pay the whole tuition fee will get a discount of 15% of the total amount.

Accreditation of the university

Sikkim Manipal University is a very well-known university and is very well-known for the quality of education offered by it. The university is accredited by UGC which is the apex institute in the country for recognising universities. The institute only accredited universities that offer quality education. 

How to take admission?

For taking admission in the university, the very first thing that an interested candidate has to do is to fill the application form available on the university’s website. After you have filled in the form correctly, the counsellor will contact you in order to collect information from you. 

All you have to do is fill the form properly with all correct information along with needed documents. Also, you need to do online payment and submit the form to the university. The university will follow all its procedures for admission and after their verification process, they will inform you about the admission status.

Eligibility for the course

Candidates who have completed graduation course in any stream from any recognised university of the country are eligible for the course.  Candidates also need to clear the Entrance test - SMU - DDE Management Aptitude Test (SMAT) which is conducted by the university. A candidate may not sit for the entrance examination arranged by the university if he/she has appeared for MAT/CAT/GMAT. Also, they must score 40% or above in any of these exams.


There is no doubt that Sikkim Manipal University is one of the top universities in the country that offers distance MBA courses. Along with maintaining high-quality education, the university also arranges campusing, which is always a plus point.


Address:  Sikkim Manipal University

               5th Mile, Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim- 737102

               1st Floor, Syndicate House, Manipal – 576104

Phone: 1800 266 7777


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