Winter 2010- Admissions open for all courses

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SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY DISTANCE EDUCATION PROGRAMME ANNOUNCES ADMISSIONS OPEN FOR ALL COURSES Making Quality Higher Education Simple for working professionals • The SMU-DE admissions targets aspirants for both UG and PG programs across Management & Commerce, Information Technology, Journalism, Vocational Sciences and Allied Health • Application forms available at over 700+ learning centres covering 310 cities in the country • SMU-DE courses are offered in a flexible format inclusive of self learning material, counselling at learning centres & through EduNxt, a next generation technology infused virtual learning system accessible via internet • SMU-DE courses are DEC Approved, UGC Recognised & ISO 9001:2000 certified • For details log on to http: or Call:1800 266 7979 (toll free)

Bangalore, Monday November 22, 2010: SMU-DE, one of the largest providers of Distance Education in India, has announced opening of admissions for the Winter 2010 season. Applications to various courses are available at over 710+ SMU-DE Learning Centres covering 310 cities across India. For details, log on to or Call: 1800 266 7979 (toll free). Or feel free to write to us at and we will get back to you at the earliest. The University offers Post Graduate, Graduate, Post Graduate Diploma and Diploma programs across 10 disciplines mentored by the best of faculty and industry experts. The disciplines include Allied Health Sciences, IT, Mass Communication & Journalism, Biotechnology, Apparel & Fashion Designing, Hospitality, Telecom Technology, Commerce and Management. In addition, SMU-DE has recently launched new and advanced specializations in Total Quality Management, Operations Management and Project Management for its MBA program. Aspirants enrolling for this session (and onwards) will also stand to gain through the newly launched next generation learning system ‘EduNxt’ accessible via internet. EduNxt with its flexibility, convenience and accessibility offers a first of its kind learning environment in India that bridges constraints of time and space. With EduNxt one can do small group mentoring, access virtual classrooms, simulation and other interactive content, self-study content, recorded presentations and shared browsing. EduNxt empowers students with anywhere, anytime access. Students will now experience a ‘portable campus’, ‘carry along mentors’ and will have access to over one million online books and journals – all at their fingertips at all times! Additionally, SMU-DE grants lateral entry to those with managerial experience. Under the Lateral Entry scheme, the first semester is waived, allowing for faster completion of the course. The SMU-DE programmes combine academic rigour with personalized learning environment so working professionals who are short of time but not ambition, take that crucial step to a great career that will only enhance one’s career opportunities in the longer run. SMU-DE is recognised & appreciated by students for its efficient processes like – prompt delivery of study materials to students, conduct of scheduled examinations, on-time declaration of results & swift dispatch of certificates & degrees. Our students number more than 3,00,000 across 52 countries is a strong testimony to the success of our program. For details on admission, visit

About SMU-DE Sikkim Manipal University is a unique public-private initiative between the Govt. of Sikkim and Manipal Education. SMU, a state University, is recognized by the UGC, Ministry of HRD and is a member of the Associations of Indian Universities. The Distance Education Council has granted recognition to all Distance Education programs offered under the aegis of SMU (Sikkim Manipal University). The SMU Directorate of Distance Education is ISO 9001:2000 certified.

SMUDE (talk)00:24, 23 November 2010