Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT), East Sikkim Overview

  East Sikkim   AICTE, NBA, SMU   ESTD 1997
  East Sikkim   AICTE, NBA, SMU   ESTD 1997

About College

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT) was established in 1997. The first campus of the institute was set up in Tadong. In 1999, this campus was shifted to the permanent as well as present campus. 

This institute is the result of a private and public partnership of the Manipal Group and the Government of Sikkim. From its beginning, the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) method was being practised in the institute.

SMIT offers many undergraduate, postgraduate and certificate diploma courses related to engineering and technology.

These courses include subjects like Electronics and Communication Engineering, Information Technology, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Computer Application, Information Technology etc.  These full-time courses are also available as lateral courses.

India Today has placed the SMIT Sikkim on 12th position. The Outlook magazine ranks the institute 80th among other top engineering colleges in India. SMIT has also been ranked 2nd in the North-East Zone among top private engineering colleges in India. The institute is accredited by NAAC. 

Ashish Sharma is the director of the institute under whom the institution runs. The expert SMIT faculty members with years of teaching experience and knowledge turn the students’ lives easier and brighter.

The academic excellence of the students is proof of the hard work and dedication of the faculty members of the institute.

SMIT Sikkim Courses offered and Fee Structure

Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology offers 22 programs related to technology like B. Tech, M. Tech, BCA, B.Sc. etc. These courses include subjects like Civil Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, Structural Engineering, Digital Electronics and Communication Engineering etc.  These courses are available in full-time options with a duration of two to three years.

The SMIT fee for M. Tech course is 3.30 lakhs. For B. Tech, the SMIT fee structure is 8.01 lakhs for the entire course.

SMIT Sikkim Course Highlights

  • On UG level, the institute offers full-time four-year engineering courses.
  • On UG level, the institute offers full-time three-year lateral engineering courses.        
  • On PG level, the institute offers full-time two-year engineering courses.

SMIT Sikkim Admission Process

Applicants of different courses are taken into consideration for the admission process depending on their qualifying exam score. B.Tech and MTech candidates’ scores in the qualifying exams decide whether the candidates are going to get admission in the course they are seeking for or not.

For this, two entrance exams are considered. SMIT Entrance Exam is for B. Tech course and GATE is for the M. Tech course. Candidates have to get certain marks in SMIT Entrance Test and GATE (Graduate Aptitude Test Engineering) for admission in B. Tech and M. Tech courses, respectively.

These tests are followed by the personal interview round conducted by the Sikkim government. However, the final selection of the candidates is based on the marks scored in the qualifying exams and the personal interview round score.

  • For admission in full-time M. Tech course, GATE score is considered.
  • For admission in full-time B. Tech course, SMIT Entrance Test score is considered.

SMIT Sikkim Placements

SMIT College holds great placement records as seen from the past year's placement statistics. Many students get SMIT Placements in different reputed companies. The Training and Placement Department of the institute ensures placement of every passed out student according to his/her abilities and interests.

Many prestigious companies are remained in touch with the institute by the Training and Placement department. This department trains the students for the perfect professional competition.

Soft skills are sharpened that provides charm to the personality of the students and hence increasing the probability of his/her getting more job opportunities. Top recruiters of the institute include Dell, Shell, Bosch, Wipro, Emami, Ericsson, Microsoft etc. 

Placement Statistics of SMIT Sikkim 2018

Total students placed 369
No. of students registered for placements 320
Year 2019 2018 2017
Average salary offered 4.67 LPA 4.94 LPA 4.5 LPA
Highest salary offered 18 LPA 22 LPA 12 LPA

SMIT Sikkim Result and Cut-off

SMIT Sikkim’s admissions depend on SMIT Entrance Test and GATE scores. The SMIT cut-off list is announced by the institute once the GATE and SMIT results are out. Candidates have to cross the cut-off score in order to get admitted to a course. B. Tech and M. Tech candidates have to cross the cut-off mark.

For B. Tech candidates, SMIT Entrance Test cut-off score is considered and for M. Tech candidates, GATE cut-off score is considered.

The cut-off list is prepared on the basis of factors like a number of participating candidates, their results in the qualifying exam, difficulty level of the exam and number of seats available in the SMIT Bangalore. 

Cut-off for SMIT Sikkim 2018


Closing Rank

Information Technology 32120
Mechanical  38134
Electrical and Electronics 38681
Electronics and Communication 39356
Computer Science 41708
Civil Engineering 33528

SMIT Sikkim Alumni Network

The alumni network of the institute brings lots of professional and financial benefits to the institute. The Alumni Meet takes place every year in which all the distinguished alumni members are invited and are given awards for their contribution to the institute’s growth and prestige.

The institute boasts of its proud alumni and keeps it updated on the happenings of the institute. It is definitely the inspiration for many present students.

SMIT Sikkim Scholarships  

Many scholarships are provided to the students in the SMIT Sikkim. Meritorious and poor students are provided scholarships on merit cum means basis. Special scholarships for minority and physically challenged students are also provided in the institute.

Students involved in distance education are given scholarships on the basis of their academic performance. Students who have their family’s annual income less than 2.5 LPA become eligible for scholarships on the National Scholarship Portal 

SMIT Sikkim Campus Facilities

SMIT campus offers many facilities to its students. These amenities include clean and comfortable hostel rooms for boys and girls and sports facilities for games like football, badminton, squash, tennis etc. Indoor games area for table tennis, chess etc. games is also available.

The library in the campus includes a large stock of books, e-books, journals and periodicals. The computer centre has the latest software and the air-conditioned classrooms have all the necessary teaching equipment.

An auditorium, sports complex, lecture halls etc. are other facilities included in the campus.  All these facilities add up to make the students’ academic journey more useful and fulfilling.

Hostel facilities are provided by the Institute for outstation students. SMIT fee for hostels can be obtained from the website.


Source Rank
NIRF (2018) Universities 101-150
NIRF (2018) Overall 151-200
India Today 12
The Week 70
Outlook (2018) 80
Outlook (2017) 71