Sikkim Manipal University

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Sikkim Manipal University Campus
Motto in English Excellence through Innovation
Established 1995
Type Private
Chancellor Dr. Ramdas M Pai
Location Gangtok, Sikkim, India
Campus Urban
Nickname SMU
Affiliations AIU,DEC
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Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) is a co-educational public-private funded university located in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. It was established in 1995 and is the first government-private initiative in the region.


The university was established in 1995, in accordance with the Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences Act, 1995 (Act No. 9 of 1995); with the aim of imparting exemplary educational opportunities and healthcare services in the State of Sikkim and country wide.


SMU is UGC recognized . It is member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and recognized by Distance Education Council(DEC).[1]

But SMU DDE has commenced admissions to all approved programs pursuant to the Order of the Hon'ble High Court of Sikkim (in WP No. 4 of 2013) dated 22.2.2013, by which the Hon'ble Court permitted the University to continue acting in terms of earlier recognition, namely, recognition dated 15.10.2009 granted by DEC..

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  1. ^ "Accreditations". Sikkim Mani pal University. Retrieved 25 July 2012. 

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