Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education (SMUDE) is amongst the eminent universities in the country. It has been established to serve the purpose of distance education in the country. It has been incorporated under the State Legislative Act (Act IX of 1995) of the Government of Sikkim. It is recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC), Ministry of HRD and is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).
It is also recognized by Distance Education Council (DEC). Sikkim Manipal University and Directorate of Distance Education together offers programmes spread across 10 disciplines. It offers programmes in Masters, Bachelors, Diploma and PG Diploma levels in various disciplines like Information Technology, Management, Journalism and Mass Communication, Biotechnology, Bioinformatics, Apparel & Fashion Design, Allied Health Sciences, Hospitality, Telecom and Commerce.These programmes are easily accessed through 725+ University authorized Learning centers across the country.
Listed below are the top recruiters of the institute:Airtel, Sun Microsystems, ACC, HCL, Infosys, Indian Oil, Wipro, SBI, Cisco, Nestle, Intel, HP, Manipal Hospital, Taj,