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Sikkim University, Gangtok

Sikkim University, Gangtok

Gangtok, Sikkim UGC Estd 2007 Central University NAAC Grade B Ranked for Overall by NIRF 2020

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Sikkim University Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Sikkim University is a new University established in 2006 under the central government. Presently, Sikkim University offers 5 Undergraduate, 32 Postgraduate, and 28 M.Phil/ Ph.D. programs under its stable. Sikkim University courses include BA, MA, MBA, B.Com, M.Com, B.Sc, M.Sc, etc. Admissions to all of these courses are based on the merit list for the concerned exam appeared by the students. Candidates can apply online through the official website for admission. Graduates from the university are placed in top-notch companies such as Axis Bank, Cipla, Glenmark, Torrent Pharmaceuticals, etc. with an average salary package of INR 3 LPA. The university has 10 affiliated colleges and 5 schools under its supervision. The University has five schools under it namely:

  • School of Humanities
  • School of Social Science
  • School of Computer Science and IT
  • School of Commerce and Management
  • School of Education. 

Sikkim University Admission Dates

EventDate of Physical Reporting
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Human ScienceDecember 8, 2020 (10 am onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Physical ScienceDecember 8, 2020 (2 pm onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Life ScienceDecember 9, 2020 (10 am onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Professional StudiesDecember 10, 2020 (10 am onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Languages and LiteratureDecember 10, 2020 (2 pm, onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Social SciencesDecember 11, 2020 (10 am onwards)

Sikkim University Highlights

Established | Institute Type2007 | Public
Accredited byNational Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Ranking100-150 Ranking in NIRF
Courses Offered65 Courses across 5 stream
Popular CoursesB.A. (Hons.), B.A.(General), B.Sc. (Hons), B.Sc. General, B.Com (Hons), B.Com(General), and M.A.
Application ModeOnline
Admission CriteriaMerit-based & Entrance Test
Top RecruitersAccenture, Aditya Birla Capital, ICICI Bank, Cognizant
Campus Area265 Acres
Facilities AvailableLibrary, Hostel, Auditorium, Sports
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Sikkim University Course 

As said above the University almost provides 65 courses in different streams, it won't be possible to mention each in detail. The major ones are mentioned below:

M.AEligibility: Graduation in the respective subject.
Specialization: Geography, Psychology, English, Political Science, Tourism, Economics, Education, Mass Communication, International Relations, History, Hindi, Nepali, Anthropology, Sociology, Peace and Conflicts, and Chinese.
Duration: 2 Years
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M.ScEligibility: B.Sc with a minimum of 45% in respective subjects.
Specialization: Microbiology, Horticulture, Zoology, Geology, Physics, Botanical, Mathematics, Psychology, Chemistry, Anthropology, Geography, and Economics.
Duration: 2 Years
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B.ScEligibility: Candidates must have passed 12th with 45% from a recognized board or its equivalent.
Specialization: Geology, Horticulture, Psychology, Chemistry, Botany, Zoology, Physics.
Duration: 3 Years
B.AEligibility: Candidates must have passed 12th with 40% from a recognized board or its equivalent.
Specialization: Arts, Sociology, Geography, Chinese, and Psychology.
Duration: 3 Years
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B.ComEligibility: Candidates must have passed 12th with 50% from a recognized board or its equivalent with Mathematics.
Duration: 3 Years
MBAEligibility: Candidates must have completed their Graduation with a recognized board and Universities.
Duration: 3 Years
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M.ComEligibility: Candidates must have completed their Graduation with a recognized board and Universities.
Duration: 3 Years
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B.A (Hons)Eligibility: Candidates must have passed 12th with 50% from a recognized board or its equivalent.
Duration: 3 Years

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Sikkim University Admissions

Admissions at Sikkim University are either merit-based or are a first-come-first-served basis. Admission to courses like B.A, B.Com, B.Sc, B.A (Hons) are provided on, first come first serve basis with the required minimum criteria. While admission to courses like MBA, MA, M.Com, MCA is provided by the merit list curated based on 12th as well as graduation marks and the written test. The shortlisted students are followed up by an interview, to finalize and conclude their admission.

  • For admissions in respective Ph.D. program degree, students who have qualified with UGC- JRF, CSIR-JRF, GATE / SLET, or MPhil are exempted from all the written exams.
  • For admissions in B.Sc Geology, a student needs to qualify his 12th exams with a minimum of 45% in the science stream.
  • For admissions in B.Sc Music, a student needs to qualify for his 12th exams with a minimum of 40%.
  • Admissions in MCA are based on the merit list curated after combining the 12th marks as well as the graduation performance of an individual. A student needs to score 50% marks in class 12th, with mathematics being one of the major subjects.
  • Students who want to pursue an MA in Chinese have to pass out BA in Chinese before, with at least 50%

How to apply?

Students who wish to appear for the provided courses in Sikkim University can get admissions in the following ways: 

  • The application form is accepted through online mode only there is no offline mode available to get admission into the Sikkim University.
  • Candidates need to register themselves on the official website of the University.
  • Applicants need to fill in all the necessary information on the official website related to qualifications and personal details.
  • After filling in all the required information and uploading the important documents like photograph and signature the candidate needs to move to the payment page.
  • 200 fee is charged for undergraduate as well as postgraduate students in general and OBC caste, while hundred rupees fees are charged for the same program for SC and ST caste.
  • The Fee can be paid through online mode only by using any debit or credit card, Net Banking.
  • A candidate can even apply for more than one course or program by filling in more than one form.
  • Candidates can download their admit cards spontaneously on to the official website of Sikkim University. It is important enough to carry your admit card on to the time of your exam in your respective centers.

There has been no official circular provided by the Sikkim University as far as the admissions for undergraduate as well as postgraduate programs are concerned. The next steps regarding the admission procedure and the tentative dates would be notified as soon as the university states it.

However seeing the previous dates it is expected, the University will regulate its admission process in April/May.

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Sikkim University Placements

The Sikkim University has a separate placement wing that takes care of all the companies and placements occurring all over the campus. The college came up with many great placement records and offers for MBA students as well. Almost all the companies which have their offices in Sikkim have tie UPS with the university and provide great packages to the deserving candidates. The placement wing even works tremendously well to provide internships to students.

The overall placement for the MBA department last year was 98%, almost every student who appeared for the placements, got jobs in reputed firms and industries. Many of those students got the jobs which they dreamt of, almost 50% of students studying got internships in different companies provided by the college. The highest package offered was 8 lacs per annum and the lowest offered was INR 1.5 LPA.

Even the placement stats available for the Masters in English are decent enough. Many top companies like Cipla, Zydus, Axis bank, etc visited the campus to provide offers to students. Although the department is not considered to be one of the technical and cold ones, still managed to get internships with stipends as high as INR 15 to 20 thousand per month. The placement wing worked hard and provided many job offers with a median salary of 2.8 lacs per annum in the particular industry.

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Sikkim University Scholarship

As the university comes under the Central Government it has some great scholarships, to help the needy. To get a scholarship and funding in Sikkim University one needs to score at least 55% (50% for SC, ST, and OBC) in the qualifying examination for their previous semester. The total family income for the desired candidate should be less than 60,000 per annum, and the candidate should not be receiving any external funding for a scholarship from any other source.

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Sikkim University Facilities

  • Library: Sikkim University has one of the most modern libraries all over the country. It has some great infrastructure and good web-enabled automated services, total collection of the library is about 47000 printed books. The library subscribes to almost 220 foreign as well as Indian journals.
  • Hostels: The University has eight hostels, of which 4 are allocated for boys, while the other four are allocated for girls. All these hostels have some similar daily amenities like water purifiers, common rooms, recreation rooms, mess, TV, laundry services, security, and surveillance system, etc. The total intake capacity for boys hostel is about 246 while that of girls is about 172, one more important thing is that you can't study as a day scholar at Sikkim University. 
  • Labs: Besides this, the University has some great well-equipped labs, which have all the modern equipment and measures you would need to excel in.
  • The university also has some great facilities like Gym, Auditorium, Shuttle Service, Cafeteria, WiFi Connection, Guest House, and Medical Facilities.

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Sikkim University Faculty

Sikkim University has always been on the verge of developing its faculty, each department has a dedicated HOD to manage all the curriculum and academics, there are at least eight Ph.D. teaching in these departments. The teachers here have in-depth knowledge about their respective subjects and departments and are kind enough to help their students very well.

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Sikkim University FAQs

Ques. How is Campus Life at Sikkim University?

Ans. The campus size of the university is 265 acres, with green looks all over. The campus has enough facilities to make someone's college life fun and memorable.

Ques. Is there a Gym on the campus of Sikkim University?

Ans. Yes, the campus has a gym with a dedicated gym trainer, it is in the morning up till noon for girls and after 12 is reserved for boys. There is a separate female gym trainer for girls while a male gym trainer for boys, it is overall equipped with all the modern weight training tools.

Ques. Where is Sikkim University Located?

Ans. The university is located in South Sikkim 35 kilometers away from the capital Gangtok, in the district of Yangang. There are two major airports available near to the University, after which there is much local transport available.

Ques. Are students who have qualified JRF given any perks?

Ans. JRF qualified students are given admission perks. All those students who have qualified JRF in either of the following exams like NET UGC, or M.Phil are exempted for any written exams to get admission into the university

Ques. How can someone apply for admissions online at Sikkim University?

Ans. So, you need to register yourself online through the official website, and then you need to fill the admission form and pay the fee online. The application fee is 200 rupees for general caste and 100 rupees for scheduled caste after you can download the admit card appearing on the screen and wait for the exam centers to be allocated.

Ques. How is the Sikkim University result announced?

Ans. Sikkim University result is announced online on the official website. In order to check result for the semester exam, follow the below given steps:

  • Visit the official website
  • Go to “Student’s Corner”.
  • Select “result” from the menu.
  • Follow the guidelines provided.

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Sikkim University, Gangtok Fees & Eligibility

MA₹5,230 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
MBA₹16,102 (1st Year Fees)Graduation with 50% + CAT
M.Sc₹7,852 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
BA₹7,282 (1st Year Fees)10+2
Ph.D₹19,822 (1st Year Fees)Post Graduation
B.Sc₹7,282 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Com₹7,852 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Select Degree : MA MBA M.Sc BA Ph.D B.Sc M.Com L.L.M M.Phil M.C.A BPA M.P.A B.Voc M.Ed MTTM Certification + 10 More
Select Stream : Science Arts Commerce Management Computer Applications Agriculture Law Mass Communications Education Vocational Courses + 5 More

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    25 Reviews found

    Bhavesh ThosarBotany
    Batch : 2021
    Admission -
    9 /10

    It is the best institution overall Assam, every students of Assam is a dream to learn in this institution. Many students compete for learn in this institution. The overall environment of the campus is really good.

    9/10social life

    Sikkim University

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    8.7 /10

    The college has many great placement opportunities for the MBA students. The leading companies are linked with college and arranges high packages for the deserving candidates. The placement cell of the college works on several internships as well for the students.

    8/10social life
    9/10campus life
    Batch : 2019

    My MBA journey

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    9 /10

    In my course, 98% of students got placed in very good firms and industries. They got the job that they wished for. The highest package offered was 8 lakh and the lowest was 1.5 lakh. Some fortunate students got the internship from college which helped them in gaining corporate knowledge.

    8/10social life
    8/10campus life
    Lakhan PaulMA
    Batch : 2021
    Admission -
    7.3 /10

    Because it offers course on pure mathematics and it is located in peaceful state Sikkim. And moreover its doesn't need more financial bcz it's cheaper than other central University in India and it's not far from my home state Assam.

    8/10social life
    Koushik BaruahHorticulturePursued
    BATCH : 2000

    My Review

    Admission -
    7.2 /10

    Campus is not completed. It should be completed as soon as possible.

    8/10social life
    4/10campus life
    MITISHAB.Sc. in PsychologyPursued
    BATCH : 2021

    Value for Money College

    Remarks -
    9.3 /10

    Many companies such as AXIS BANK, CIPLA LIMITED, GLENMARK PHARMACEUTICALS LTD, TORRENT PHARMACEUTICALS, ZYDUS CADILA LTD. usually come for placement of final year student. They offer a package of around 2 lakhs to 4.5 lakhs with the average being between 3 to 3.5 lakhs

    9/10social life
    HasnaBsc PsychologyPursued
    BATCH : 2021

    A very good University

    Remarks -
    7.7 /10

    The college offers internships to students. A lot of Students get placed when companies like Cipla, WNS, Axis Bank visit the campus for recruitment. Good salary packages are provided of about 3-4 lakhs.

    8/10social life
    Batch : 2019
    Remarks -
    8.3 /10

    Since the education system of the university is good, so the students get placement without any much difficulty. The University has a well developed Training & Placement Cell headed by a Training and Placement Officer who has a close liaison with reputed public and private sector organizations.

    8/10social life
    BATCH : 2021

    Happy to study here

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    8.7 /10

    College have 100% placement many companies come for placement. Many of my senors students got placed in large company with good salary. College provide separate class to students on interview before sending students for Placement interview.

    9/10social life
    AvinashM.Sc in MicrobiologyPursued
    BATCH : 2021

    Sikkim University- A good start for career

    Remarks -
    9 /10

    Placement scenario is satisfactory. Many companies belonging to health, biological research, quality control, etc. do visit on an annual basis. The median package is 3 LPA. Alumni network do help a lot in getting internships with good stipend.

    9/10social life

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