Sikkim Manipal University

Sikkim Manipal University (SMU) was established in 1995. It is the first government/private initiative in the region. SMU is recognised by the University Grants Commission and approved by the Government of India.

Sikkim Manipal University offers quality education to the students from north and north eastern parts of India. SMU was ranked by Competition Success Review in 2009, amongst the top eight Best University Engineering Colleges of India.

There are two transfer programmes to choose from depending on your background and which degree scheme you wish to study at Lancaster.

2+2 or 2+3 Engineering Transfer Programme

Students on this programme spend the first two years of their BTech undergraduate degree at Sikkim Manipal University and then take the final two years here at Lancaster. If students wish, they can continue on for a further year, spending three years here, to be awarded an MEng degree from Lancaster. In both cases, the degree that is awarded is from Lancaster University.

Admissions Criteria

In the first two years at SMU, in order to be admitted to Lancaster, students need to have reached 70% in Maths, Physics and all related subjects to their proposed field of study. Students must also have at least 60% in Standard 10 English or IELTS at 6.5 or TOEFL equivalent.

Students can choose from any one of the following BEng/MEng degrees offered at Lancaster:

For further information about the 2+2 or 2+3 Engineering programmes please contact:

Dr Vandana Suhag
Sikkim Manipal University
East Sikkim – 737 132

Tel: 91 3592 246 353
Fax: 91 3592 246 112