Bangalore, 29th November 2023: Sikkim Manipal University, a NAAC A+ accredited university with over 28 years of academic legacy, has launched degrees in the online mode. The university has launched two undergraduate programs and five postgraduate programs. SMU’s online degrees are UGC-entitled and recognized at par with on-campus degrees. The 7 online programs have been launched on and

The newly launched online undergraduate programs are- Bachelor of Arts (BA) with combination of English, Political Science & Sociology and Bachelor of Commerce (BCom). SMU has also launched 5 different postgraduate programs, namely- Master of Arts in English (MA- English), Master of Arts in Political Science (MA- Political Science), Master of Arts in Sociology (MA- Sociology), Master of Commerce (MCom), and Master of Computer Applications (MCA).

Listed below are the online degree programs offered by Sikkim Manipal University.

ProgramTotal course fee
Bachelor of Arts (BA) with combination of English, Political Science & SociologyINR 75,000
Master of Arts in English (MA-English)INR 75,000
Master of Arts in Political Science (MA-Political Science)INR 75,000
Master of Arts in Sociology (MA-Sociology)INR 75,000
Bachelor of Commerce (BCom)INR 75,000
Master of Commerce (MCom)INR 90,000
Master of Computer Applications (MCA)INR 1,65,000

In today’s digital era, online degrees provide unparalleled flexibility, making it a popular mode of education for learners from across the world. With online education, there is no need to commute to a physical campus. Learners can access course material and lectures at any time and place, allowing them to balance their education with work, family commitments, and other responsibilities. With online degrees being recognized at par with on-campus degrees, they have become the preferred choice for many working professionals, freshers, entrepreneurs, and people looking to resume education & work.

Established in 1995, Sikkim Manipal University is now set to create a significant milestone in its journey, further solidifying its commitment to providing accessible, flexible, and high-quality education to learners worldwide. Here’s how online learners will benefit by choosing Sikkim Manipal University-

Flexibility & affordability

The online programs offered by Sikkim Manipal University are accessible & affordable for learners from all walks of life. The online programs allow learners to study at their own pace and help them tailor their study schedules according to their work & personal commitments. 

Advanced digital learning platform

The online degree programs from SMU come with an advanced Learning Management System (LMS), extensive e-learning material, online proctored examinations, dedicated student support, and live & recorded lectures that guarantee learners utmost flexibility and the independence of studying as per their convenience. 

Campus-like experience

Students will get access to webinars by industry experts and other virtual sessions like e-orientation, doubt clearing sessions & online placement drives to make sure that they do not miss out on any of the key benefits, features, and experiences of an on-campus program.

Scholarships & placement assistance

Along with SMU’s online degrees, learners will also receive placement assistance, attractive scholarships, and easy financing options including zero cost EMIs.  

Dr. Dilip Chandra Agarwal, VSM (Vishisht Seva Medal recipient), who is a (Retd.) Air Vice-Marshal and Vice-Chancellor of Sikkim Manipal University, expressed his enthusiasm on the occasion of the launch of SMU’s online degrees, stating, “Providing quality and affordable education for all has been the driving force behind building Sikkim Manipal University to what it is today. Renewing our efforts towards creating student-centric learning experiences for professional growth, SMU is excited to now go online and cater to learners across various geographies & backgrounds.”