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The Sikkim Manipal College of Nursing, the constituent college of Sikkim Manipal University was established in July 2001 at SMU campus ,Tadong, Gangtok for imparting the four year generic BSc Nursing Programme. The Post Basic BSc Nursing Degree Program of two year duration is introduced later on since 2010 for the General Nursing Midwifery diploma holders.


Generic BSc Nursing and Post Basic BSc Nursing programmes are directed to upgrade the critical thinking skills, competencies and standards required for practice of professional nursing. It is intended to enable the graduates to assume responsibilities as professional, competent nurse and midwife in providing promotive, preventive, curative and rehabilitative services.


The college offers educational and clinical experiences as well as technological exposures to the students. Students have excellent and challenging opportunities to explore nursing through exposure visits to Communities, Primary Health Centers, Community Health Centers and have access to clinical experiences in various hospitals including tertiary hospital, Central Referral Hospital and State Govt. STNM Hospital.


The College is recognised by the Indian Nursing Council & the State Nursing Council, the regulatory authorities for nursing education in India. The degree is awarded by the Sikkim Manipal University.



  • Placed in the natural landscape of mists, mountains, butterflies, orchids, rich & unique culture & pleasant weather.
  • Recognised by State & Indian Nursing council as well as approved by Government of Sikkim
  • Focuses in nursing excellence i.e. clinical expertise, constant facility development, quality management & professionalism
  • Equipped with modern educational system. Uses the problem solving approach in teaching.
  • Best-in-class infrastructure facilities.
  • Designs INC curriculum to facilitate students in pursuing higher education in India and abroad.
  • Having own teaching hospital for learning clinical skills.
  • Values personal grooming.
  • Having competent & experienced nursing faculty members.
  • SMCON/SMU is a part of Manipal Education & Medical Group –operates four universities & more than 30 professional Colleges in India & overseas.
  • Enjoys excellent facilities for hostel, mess, sports etc.
  • Encourages students to shine in extracurricular/cultural activities.
  • Provides opportunities to engage in community services/programs.
  • Provides opportunities to grow in diverse culture of the campus.
  • Graduates receive placement offers by reputed organisations



  • Clinical competence
  • Facility development/improvement
  • Quality management
  • Professionalism
  • Team work
  • Harmonious relationships




To build up strong clinical skills, students are placed at various health facilities including our own Central Referral Hospital, Govt. run STNM Hospital, & at Rural & Urban health centres of Sikkim. Short observational visits also arranged for firsthand experience.