Sikkim Manipal University, the Directorate of Distance Education has won the Best University in providing the Distance/open learning courses as a part of the ASSOCHAM (The Associated Chambers of commerce and Industry) Awards of Excellence in Education in the year 2014.
ASSOCHAM main aim to recognize the universities and the institutes for providing the best practices in delivering the best quality education in India and to honor those who have contributed their best in improving the excellence in education, innovation, research and the development in the country. Usually the institutes were evaluated on the basis of their innovation, scalability, their ability to overcome the challenges and to contribute to the progress of the students.
Once after the award, Dr Shivram Krishnan said that it is the great honor to be recognized by the ASSOCHAM for the innovation in the content delivery, the scalability in reaching out to lakhs of the students and overcoming the geographical challenges.
This award given to SMU says that it is adding the talent to the country. They also say that they are constantly improving the teaching methodologies to keep the pace with the students needs and improving the evolving technologies in the field of education.
As per SMU, Sikkim Manipal University Distance education is one of the few distance education Universities who actively provide the best placement opportunities to the students.
There are total 249 open and distance learning institutes in India out of which 176 institutes are presently offering the distance education programes. So after the all the reviews and after taking the feedback from the Distance Education Council,even based on the criteria that is mentioned above the Sikkim Manipal University was ranked as 3 overall in terms of proving the distance education programs. SMU-DE's methods towards the efficiency of teaching and the interactive learning have earned the rank 1 and rank 2 respectively.
Teaching efficiency is very important in distance learning as this mode basically focuses on the self learning.
SMU-DE has always believed and delivered the courses that are in Sync with the needs of the industry making sure that the student gets a degree that will facilitate his career growth.
Students at SMU-DE will not get the higher education but even degree that works. SMU is the best distance learning Institute in India among all other distance learning Universities in India.
Sikkim Manipal University was established in the year 1995 and the university is a public -private partnership between the Government of Sikkim and the Manipal Education.
The various disciplines include the Information Technology, Management, Hospitality Management, Journalism and Mass Communication, Biotechnology, Bio -informactics, Apparel and Fashion Designing, Ailled Health Sciences, Telecom, Commerce and Fire and Safety.
Today the students from here work across the multiple sectors like IT, ITES, TELECOM, BFSI etc.
Sikkim Manipal University Distance Education provides the best quality education to 4lakhs students through its world class Online Learning platform. Hence SMU-DE has now become the student's most preferred university by getting the awards.
For students who are eager to study in a classroom environment there are more than 725 authorized learning centers across 310 cities that have their won certified faculty and the counselors are ready to help the students at all the times.