Sikkim Manipal University

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU), formerly Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences, is a funded, co-educational, public-private university in Gangtok, Sikkim, India. It was established in 1995 as a public–private partnership between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG) and renamed in 2010.

Sikkim Manipal University
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Former name
Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences
Motto in English
Inspired Learning
TypePrivate
Established1995; 25 years ago (1995)
ChancellorGovernor of Sikkim
Vice-ChancellorMD Venkatesh
Location, ,
CampusSuburban / Rural
ColoursMaroon and Black         
AffiliationsUGC
Websitesmu.edu.in

HistoryEdit

The Sikkim Manipal University started its journey in 1992, after the signing of an agreement between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Education & Medical Group (MEMG).[1] The university was officially established in 1995 as Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences through The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Science Act, 1995.[2] The name as changed to Sikkim Manipal University in 2010 through The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical, and Technological Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2009.[3]

Colleges and schoolsEdit

  • Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
  • Department of Hospital Administration
  • School of Basic & Applied Sciences
  • Sikkim Manipal College of Physiotherapy
  • Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology
  • Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences

Notable alumniEdit

Satyarup Siddhanta, B.Tech. (2005), mountaineer[4]

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Genesis". Sikkim Manipal University. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  2. ^ "The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences Act, 1995" (PDF). Sikkim Gazette. Government of Sikkim. 15 November 1995. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  3. ^ "The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences (Amendment) Act, 2009" (PDF). Sikkim Gazette. Government of Sikkim. 8 April 2010. Retrieved 18 November 2019.
  4. ^ Biswas, Nefertiti (2 January 2018). "Funds proved a tougher challenge than peaks". The Telegraph. Retrieved 1 December 2019.

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