EDUCATION IN SIKKIM

Educational expansion in Sikkim during the last decade has been phenomenal. Beside I.C.D.S. Centers, pre- primary classes function in most of our schools. Our Senior Secondary Schools are affiliated to the Central Board of Secondary Education, New Delhi. The only Public School, T. N. Academy prepares students for examinations of the Council for the Indian School Certificate Examination, New Delhi.

For higher Education, we have the following Educational Institute:

SI. NO.

INSTITUTION

CONSTITUENCY

AFFILIATED TO

1

Sikkim Govt. College, Tadong, Gangtok

Rumtek

North Bengal University

2

Sikkim Govt. College, Namchi, South Sikkim.

Damthang

North Bengal University

3

Sikkim Govt. Law College, Kazi Road, Gangtok

Gangtok

North Bengal University

4

SHEDA (Buddhist Education) Institute of Tibetology, Deorali, Gangtok

Rumtek

S.S.V, Varanasi

5

Research Institute of Tibetology, Deorali, Gangtok

Rumtek

S.S.V, Varanasi

6

Loyola College of Education, Namchi, South Sikkim. (Missionary Institute) (Now. Govt.)

Damthang

North Bengal University

7

Damber Singh College, Deorali (Now. Govt.)

Rumtek

North Bengal University

8

Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences, Tadong, Sikkim

Rumtek

Manipal University of Health, Technology and Medical Sciences

9

Manipal Institute of Technology (MIT), Tadong, Sikkim

Rumtek

Manipal University of Health, Technology and Medical Sciences

10

Institute for Handicrafts, Gangtok

Gangtok

 

11

Industrial Technical Institute, Rangpo.

Central Pendam

 

 

These are the specialized institution for giving the city a base of highly educated manpower, which will enable it to move rapidly into the information age.

 

Manipal Institute of Medical Science

This Hospital started functioning from March 1997. A building for a 500 (Five Hundred) bedded multiple facilities Referral Hospital is ready. This hospital will be the teaching hospital for the proposed Medical College at Tadong, Gangtok, Sikkim. The skeletal Out-Patients and Inpatients facilities of the Referral Hospital is established. Hopefully the Medical College is likely to be functional by the end of the year. This is most likely going to be affiliated to "Sikkim Manipal University of Health Technology & Medical Sciences". It occupies a 28 acre campus with all latest facilities.


Manipal Institute of Technology Sikkim

Born on 14th June 1997 the Manipal Institute of Technology Sikkim started it's Academic Year from 1st July,'97. The Institute has the following disciplines.

  1. Computer Engineering
  2. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  3. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  4. Civil Engineering
The approved intake for the various branches are as follows:
Computer Engineering

40

Electronics & Communication Engineering

60

Electrical & Electronics Engineering

60

Civil Engineering

60

Admission procedures are given below:
  1. Admission are based on the candidates marks in the qualifying examination. The candidates must have a minimum of 50% average marks in Physica, Chemistry & Mathematics. Normalization of marks will be used for selections of candidates.
  2. 10% of the total no. of seats are reserved for Sikkim.
  3. 15 seats are reserved for all the North Eastern states together. The selection is based on merit.
  4. 5 seats are reserved for Defence Personal posted in Sikkim. The selection is based on merit.

Fees details for the Academic Year 1997-98 Admission are as follows:

Indian Students:

Branches

Tution Fees

Lab Fees

Other Fees

Computer

45000

15000

5000

Electronics & Communication

45000

15000

5000

Electrical & Electronics

45000

12500

5000


Foreign/NRI Students:

Branches

Tution Fees

Lab Fees

Other Fees

Civil

US$ 5000

-

2500

Electrical & Electronics

US$ 5000

-

2500

Electronics & Communication

US$ 5000

-

2500

Computer

US$ 5000

-

2500


Sikkimese government nominated students:

Branches

Tution Fees

Lab Fees

Other Fees

Civil

5000

2500

2500

Electrical & Electronics

5000

5000

2500

Electronics & Communication

5000

5000

2500

Computer

5000

5000

2500


Hostel Room Rent: Rs. 5,000-10,000. Based on the type of accomodation.
Caution Deposit:

Facilities: The Institute has adequate Library, Laboratories and class room facilities for the first Year. The Library, Laboratory and class room facilities for the Higher Semester are getting ready.

The institute has the hostel accomodation facilities for 190 students. Accomodation for another 160 students is getting ready.

The Institute has adequate faculty strength in Basic Sciences Departments as well as Technical departments for the year. The interviews were held at Delhi, Calcutta and Manipal to recruit Senior and Junior faculty members to meet the requirements of higher semester.

Information pertaining to the Institute can be obtained from

  1. The Dean, Manipal Institute of Technology Sikkim, Tadong - 737102, Sikkim;
  2. The Director of Student Welfare, M.I.T. Sikkim;
  3. The Registrar, Sikkim Manipal University of Health & Technological Sciences.


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