Our Universities and Institutions
Sikkim Manipal University
The Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences (SMU), Gangtok is incorporated
under the State Legislative Act (Act IX of 1995) of the Government of Sikkim. It is recognized by the Union of
Ministry of Human Resource Development and by the University Grants Commission. SMU's Degrees/ Diplomas
/Certificates are recognized by all members of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU) and are at par with
Degrees/Diplomas/Certificates of all Indian Universities/Deemed Universities/Institutions vide UGC Circular No
FI-B/92 (CPP) dated February 1992 & AIU Circular No EV/B(449)/94/176915-177115 dated January 1994.
The University in India is located 8 km (5 miles) before (below) Gangtok, on the National Highway (NH) 31A, at
a place called Tadong 5 mile. It is about 4 km after (above) Ranipool, overlying the river Ranikhola.
It is one of the most well known universities in India imparting distance education in various disciplines.
The University was set up in partnership between the Manipal Education and Medical Group and the Government
of Sikkim with the objective of offering quality education to students and working professionals. Apart from
regular on-site courses, the University offers many career oriented courses via distance education. These
courses are offered as part of its effort to bring education to the masses, fulfill the growing demand for
professionals. Manipal Universal Learning, which is the Learning Resource Development Center (LRDC) for SMU,
delivers these programs.
The courses include Master's, Bachelor's, Diploma and Post Graduate Diploma programs. Twinning programs have
also been launched in collaboration with IT organizations. The main advantage that distance education offers
students is in providing requirement-based and career-oriented programs while making flexible course offerings,
delivery systems and processes. The University uses a string nationwide network of Learning Centers to Deliver
its programs. This enables a student to choose a Learning Center that is easily accessible to him/her.
London School of Business and Finance
A unique educational institution, London School of Business & Finance offers industry-focussed programmes
designed to reflect global market trends. LSBF attracts the most talented and ambitious candidates from more
than 150 countries worldwide, and we work with our corporate partners to develop programmes structured with
an international perspective in mind. LSBF offers an unrivalled portfolio of professional qualifications, as well as
innovative degree programmes at postgraduate and undergraduate level, with the flexibility to tailor your studies
to your own career aspirations.
Relevant: We regularly review our curriculum and we work closely with our educational partners and industry
leaders to develop programmes that meet the needs of the current marketplace. Working with some of the
biggest names in industry, and training three of the "big four" largest accounting companies, we remain at the
forefront of the evolving business environment.
International: With LSBF, the world is your campus. We attract the brightest and best from more than 150
countries worldwide, giving you access to a vast global alumni network. We have an international presence
that spans across Asia, Europe and the Americas; so with LSBF you're never far away from a world-class business
Innovative: Innovations like our Dual Programmes, combining academic degrees with professional qualifications,
keep us ahead of the field and give you a vital competitive edge. You can also take advantage of our unique
online study platform InterActive, which puts you in control of your studies. Interact with students and lecturers
in real-time, catch up with studio-quality lectures and benefit from the same first-class education at any time,
from anywhere in the world.
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