Distance learning or Distance education has come forth as one of the most feasible options for earning while learning. Many students after passing out from school or college are either not able to get through the further admission process due to a high cut off, or  probably can’t afford to pursue the regular studies which have exorbitant fee structure. Distance education is the then most available alternative to pursue higher education as it offers the flexibility to the students for learning and attending classes along with their respective jobs, at highly affordable fee structure.

Education is the life blood of an individual’s career and hence it is extremely important to gain a foothold in today’s fast paced academic genre. Distance education has hence become the most sought after choice of the youth for obtaining an accelerated degree and improving the career prospects.  Off late there are many universities in the Distance Education sector, who are offering, various Professional Degree Programs at bachelor and master levels. Sikkim  Manipal University is one among many universities which offers  programs in  many disciplines such as Management, Information Technology, and Bio- Technology etc.   These include BBA, MBA, BCA, MCA , Msc. (IT) and M.Tech etc.

These courses carry equal importance like the regular ones as they  provide a deep insight to the students in their respective arenas and make them ready to  gain an edge over the competitive career options. The SMU-Distance Learning programs are designed to suit the needs of the younger working professionals by assisting them in pursuing the further studies and opening their doors to new opportunities.