Course Details

Master of Computer Applications (MCA)

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Course conducted by Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT)
Campus Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology, Majitar
Approved by AICTE
Accreditated by NS-EN ISO 9001:2000
Admissions Yes
Course Commences on 14 August 2014
Course duration 3 Yrs
Number of Seats 45
Last Date of Application 9 August 2014

Eligibility

Bachelor's degree in any discipline from a recognized University with Mathematics/Statistics as one of the subjects at 10+2 level. The candidates will have to appear in the entrance examination will be conducted by SMIT on 21st July 2011. Filled application form along with a DD for Rs: 500/- drawn in favour of Sikkim Manipal University, payable at Gangtok, Sikkim should reach the admission office before 21st July 2011.

Nine seats are reserved for candidates of Sikkimese origin. Candidates for this category will be recommended by Director Technical Education HRD, Government of Sikkim.

Infrastructure / Facilities

Accommodation: The institute is fully residential with separate hostels for boys and girls, and provides excellent accommodation to over 2500 students. The hostel rooms are two-seaters, well furnished, and have attached bathrooms with hot water supply. There is a students' mess and a canteen providing vegetarian and non-vegetarian meals. Recreation rooms with TVs, separate gymnasiums for boys and girls and sports facilities are available. Telephone facilities are available in each hostel. It is mandatory for all students to stay in the SMIT Hostel. 

Guest House: A well furnished Guest House is available at the campus. The accommodation in the Guest House is also provided to the parents/guardians of students & visitors.
 
Entrepreneurship Development Cell: The Entrepreneurship Development Cell (EDC) helps students in exploring entrepreneurial opportunities and assists them in starting their own ventures. The EDC regularly conducts Entrepreneurship Awareness/Development programs.
 
Library, Reading Room & Internet facility: The Institute has a well equipped library which caters to the needs of students and teachers. Besides course related books, the library also stocks general and technical books. The Developing Library Network (DELNET) facility provides on-line access to leading libraries in the country. The college subscribes to a large number of the leading professional journals in the relevant fields. The Institute is also a member of INDEST- AICTE Consortium and thus has on line access to most of the leading journals in the field of technology like IEEE, ASME, Elsevier (Science Direct), Digital Engineering, DELNET etc. The library also houses an audio visual section and offers Internet connectivity. The library remains open from 8.30 AM to 10 PM everyday including Sundays and holidays.
 
The Institute has Cyber Cafe to provide internet facility. Keeping with the latest technological trend, the hostels have been provided Wi-Fi connectivity.
 
Shopping Centre: There is a shopping centre at the campus where following facilities are available:
  • Extension Counter of Union Bank of India.
  • ATM of UTI & UBI Bank
  • Post Office.
  • Telephone Exchange.
  • Stationery Shop.
  • Binding, Lamination, Xerox Shop and PCO.
  • Blue Dart & DTDC courier service.
A few more shops are likely to open this year.
 
Competency Certification Center: A competency certification center is established at SMIT in collaboration with NASSCOM. The competency certification center will enable students to appear for online testing for specified competencies. Certificates issued by NASSCOM will be valid nationwide.

Industry Orientation / Projects & Placements

Students pursue project training in many premier industrial/research establishments such as: TCS, Tata Technologies, HCL, Titan Industries, BARC, WEBEL Mediatronics, Skytech Solutions, CATS, Cognizant Technologies, Steaslit Industries, Reliance Telecom, Telco, NHPC, ISRO, Manipal Infocom, ISI, Reliance Infocom, Bharti Telecom, ECE Elevators, Carrier Air Conditioners and HCL Infinet, E- Revmax and Lakhotia Enterprises, Greaves, Acer, MEMG, Manipal Infocom, SNIP, VECC, Jadavpur / Calcutta University among others.

The companies those visited Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology for campus interviews include: Infosys Technologies, Tata Consultancy Services, Cognizant Technologies, IBM, Accenture, ANZ, Wells Fargo, Skytech solutions, Usha Communications, Stesalit Industries, HCL, COMNET, Godrej Infotech, Microland, Tech Mahindra, Satyam, Computer Science Corporation, TIL, TVS, Tata Elxsi, SHIV-VANI, VEHERE INTERACTIVE etc.

Training & Placement

Training & Placement department is the hub of all interaction between the corporate, industries, and Academic/Research Institutions, with Sikkim Manipal Institute of Technology (SMIT). The department functions with the following objectives

  1. To provide in-plant Training to students to supplement their curriculum.
  2. To arrange the final semester industrial projects to work on live problems (Practice Schools).
  3. To bring Industrial establishments to the campus for recruitment of students. To achieve these objectives, the cell organizes courses and training programmes to enhance the aptitude and skill of the students to increase employability. Regular feedbacks are also obtained from the industries on the advances in technology vis-à-vis the facilities in the Institute and appropriate actions are taken.
 T & P department also organizes events like seminars, workshops, guest lectures and corporate parties.

Student Support

Teacher Guardian Scheme: Yet another unique scheme of the institute is the teacher guardian scheme. Under this, each student is allotted a specific teacher guardian who provides emotional support, monitors academic performance, provides necessary guidance to the ward and communicates all such details regularly to the parents of the ward. This scheme has received tremendous support from students and parents alike.

Students' Benevolent Fund: This is a contributory benevolent fund which seeks to provide financial assistance to needy students. The executive committee comprising of faculty members and students participates in the selection of beneficiaries. Six students mainly those who lost their earning parent, benefited from this fund during the academic year 2006-07. 
           
Medicare: The Institute has well equipped dispensary and resident doctors with supporting staff. Those needing specialized treatment are sent to Central Referral Hospital in an ambulance available round the clock. Medical Group Insurance is provided for medical reimbursements.
 
Alumni Association: The Alumni association established in November 2006. It has a registered strength of 478 as on date. They make us feel proud. Many have brought laurels to their parents and to SMIT by doing excellently well in their assigned jobs in India and abroad Some details are on our website. The details of SMIT Alumni Association by-laws and registration etc. are also available at our website.

Important Dates

Last date for receipt of application form 9 August 2014
Entrance test /Counselling/ Admission for MCA at SMIT 28 July & 11 August 2014
Commencement of first semester 14 August 2014

Fee Structure

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Admission Procedure

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Payment

Mode of Payment

  • The fee should be remitted by a demand draft in favour of “Sikkim Manipal University” payable at Gangtok.
  • Parents who are unable to pay fees by DD can deposit their ward’s fee through cash by depositing the same in the bank through bank challan available with Finance Department.  
Schedule of Payment of Fees
 
Fee can be paid in lump sum amount which is one time every year and to be paid at the beginning of odd semester (1 Aug. to 31 August every year). However the institution offers the students the option of paying the fees in two easy installments per year i.e in the beginning of every semester during odd semester (01Aug. to 31 Aug) and for even semester (7 Jan. to 15 Feb).
 
Note: Delayed payment of fees will attract a modest fine of 0.5% p.m in the first month, 1% in the second and third month, and 2% for 3 months onwards.