Sikkim Manipal University, Directorate of Distance Education (SMU-DE) invites applications for its postgraduate and undergraduate programmes – MBA, MCA, BBA, BCA, M.Sc. (IT) and B.Sc. (IT) – for the 2016-17 academic session. SMU-DE is a leading Distance Education provider in the country, with over 4 lakh students having graduated in its wide variety of programmes.
Comments Professor N S Ramesh Murthy, director, SMU-DE, “Degrees awarded in Distance mode are on par with campus degrees. SMU-DE takes pride in contributing to the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of the country. Convenient admission procedure, updated Self Learning Material (SLM), flexible exam cycles with robust evaluation, and dedicated academic advisor support helps SMU-DE deliver highest quality education.”
Besides being ISO 9000:2001 certified, SMU-DE is also recognised by Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), UK. The recognition qualifies SMU-DE MBA students to accelerate their career by opting directly for the strategy level of CIMA certifications.
Key facets of SMU-DE’s distance learning education entail:
Convenient Admission Process: All the admissions to SMU-DE are done directly by the university. The admission process may be initiated at www.smude.edu.in. Competent and qualified counsellors help students with pre-admission queries and the admission procedures. Flexible payment plans – through net banking, bank draft or credit/debit cards – and an option to pay in EMIs offer additional convenience to students.
Dedicated Academic Advisor: Each SMU-DE student is provided with a first of its kind Dedicated Academic Advisor, who helps them throughout their journey of obtaining the degree. It includes support with Internal Assessments as well as Project Work. Also MyZone, the student services Mobile App, allows a single window access to multiple student services including re-registration, fee payments, results and SMU-DE Helpdesk.
Updated Self Learning Materials (SLM): SMU-DE delivers to its students, self-explanatory and self-contained SLM with clearly stated objectives and learning outcomes, in print form. These SLMs are regularly updated with inputs from industry experts and form the core of the academics of SMU-DE.
Multiple Exam Cycles with Robust Evaluation: SMU-DE exams are descriptive and MCQ based. Students can book their exam dates and location according to their convenience. Rigorous process of development of question papers, question banks, moderated assignments and continuous evaluation ensure quality education and superior academic outcomes.
Sikkim Manipal University (www.smu.edu.in) is a unique public-private initiative between the Government of Sikkim and Manipal Education. The Directorate of Distance Education, SMU is ISO 9001:2008 certified.Posted in Campus