Sikkim Manipal University

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Sikkim Manipal University
Logo of Sikkim Manipal University.jpg
Former name
Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences
Motto in English
Inspired Learning
TypePrivate
Established1995; 26 years ago (1995)
Academic affiliations
UGC, NAAC, AIU, AICTE
ChancellorGovernor of Sikkim
Vice-ChancellorLt. Gen. (Dr) Rajan S Grewal
Location, ,
27°19′01″N 88°35′49″E / 27.317°N 88.597°E / 27.317; 88.597Coordinates: 27°19′01″N 88°35′49″E / 27.317°N 88.597°E / 27.317; 88.597
CampusSuburban / Rural
ColoursMaroon and Black   
Websitesmu.edu.in

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), formerly Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, is a funded, co-educational, public-private university in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. It was established in 1995 as a public–private partnership between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG) and renamed in 2010.

History[edit]

The Sikkim Manipal University started its journey in 1992, after the signing of an agreement between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG).[1] The university was officially established in 1995 as Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences through The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Science Act, 1995.[2] The name as changed to Sikkim Manipal University in 2010 through The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical, and Technological Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2009.[3]

Colleges and schools[edit]

  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Hospital Administration
  • School of Basic & Applied Sciences
  • Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy
  • Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences

Notable alumni[edit]

Satyarup Siddhanta, B.Tech. (2008)

Muskan Raj, 2010 IPS, mountaineer[4]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Genesis". Sikkim Manipal University. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  2. ^ "The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences Act, 1995" (PDF). Sikkim Gazette. Government of Sikkim. 15 November 1995. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  3. ^ "The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2009" (PDF). Sikkim Gazette. Government of Sikkim. 8 April 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  4. ^ Biswas, Nefertiti (2 January 2018). "Funds proved a tougher challenge than peaks". The Telegraph. Retrieved 1 December 2019.

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