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

Event Date of Physical Reporting
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Human Science December 8, 2020 (10 am onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Physical Science December 8, 2020 (2 pm onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Life Science December 9, 2020 (10 am onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Professional Studies December 10, 2020 (10 am onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Languages and Literature December 10, 2020 (2 pm, onwards)
Final Counselling 2020-21 for School of Social Sciences December 11, 2020 (10 am onwards)

Sikkim University Highlights

Established | Institute Type 2007 | Public
Accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC)
Ranking 100-150 Ranking in NIRF
Courses Offered 65 Courses across 5 stream
Popular Courses B.A. (Hons.), B.A.(General), B.Sc. (Hons), B.Sc. General, B.Com (Hons), B.Com(General), and M.A.
Application Mode Online
Admission Criteria Merit-based & Entrance Test
Top Recruiters Accenture, Aditya Birla Capital, ICICI Bank, Cognizant
Campus Area 265 Acres
Facilities Available Library, 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:

Course Subjects
M.A Eligibility: 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.Sc Eligibility: 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.Sc Eligibility: 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.A Eligibility: 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.Com Eligibility: Candidates must have passed 12th with 50% from a recognized board or its equivalent with Mathematics.
Duration: 3 Years
MBA Eligibility: Candidates must have completed their Graduation with a recognized board and Universities.
Duration: 3 Years
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M.Com Eligibility: 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 Result

Sikkim University results are published online through its official website. Candidates can check their semester and entrance exam results by visiting the result section of the university. The result declared contains the semester name and registered roll number. Candidates may also download the pdf format of the result for future references. To check the result on the official website:

  • Visit the official website.
  • Click on the results tab.
  • All the recently declared results will be displayed on the next page.
  • Click on the “Go” button.
  • The result for the chosen semester/ subject will be displayed on the new screen.

Along with the results declared the university also publishes the notification for the revaluation of answer sheets for students who are not satisfied with their marks.

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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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