Universities in Sikkim

EIILM University, Sikkim University, and Sikkim Manipal University are the major universities located in Sikkim, India.

EIILM University, Sikkim, India is fully recognized and approved by the University Grants Commission (UGC). It is the first University in the country which has been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001: 14001 certification awarded by UKAS (United Kingdom Accreditation Service). The university offers a wide variety of programs that cover a range of career-oriented qualifications. Its academic programs are benchmarked against the best academic and professional standards.

Sikkim University, a Central University, was founded under an Act of Parliament of India and came into existence on 2 July 2007. The University successfully attracts students and faculty members from both within India and abroad particularly from the neighboring countries including Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and South East Asian Countries. Sikkim University has the best practices of academic programmes, teaching methods and curriculum designs both from within and outside India.

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) was established in 1995. It is the first government-private initiative in the region. SMU is recognized by the University Grants Commission and approved by the Government of India. As ranked by Competition Success Review- October 2009, Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) was placed among the top 8th Best University Engineering Colleges of India.

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