Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences offers MCI recognized MBBS course as per curriculum prescribed by the Medical Council of India (MCI). This course carries the educational and technical excellence, which is a hallmark of all Manipal Group organizations. During the course, students are trained in theoretical and practical aspects of basic, pre- and para-clinical subjects and receive state of the art training from fully equipped and staffed medical college and teaching hospital. The teaching hospital is a tertiary care center serving people of Sikkim and North East India, in general and offers excellent scope for hands on clinical training. The teaching staff are experienced and trained in modern teaching learning methods. SMIMS has adopted policy of constantly evolving and updating teaching learning systems in accordance with MCI regulations from time to time.
The students are exposed to novel learning environments facilitating better learning. For example, students get exposure to seminar presentations developing communication skills, participating in integrated teaching sessions, exposure to patient care in community setting and participation in short term research projects. The objective of training is not only to prepare the students to be responsible members of the community, but also to prepare them for higher education and training in India and abroad.
The method of teaching is fully geared to achieve these objectives. SMIMS has also a scheme of teacher- guardian support system, which ensure that each students recieves individualized academic and psychological support and career related counseling from members of the faculty during the entire study period. Thus, students pursuing MBBS at SMIMS not only undergo rigorous training, but also receive support to become good individuals and responsible citizens of the country.
All candidates must be 17 years of age or older as on December 31, 2017.
To be eligible for admission to MBBS course, a candidate must have passed in the subjects of Physics, Chemistry, Biology/Bio-technology and English individually and must have obtained a minimum of 50% marks taken together in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Bio-technology at the qualifying examination (10+2 or equivalent). In respect of candidates belonging to Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes or other Backward Classes the minimum marks obtained in Physics, Chemistry and Biology/Biotechnology taken together in qualifying examination shall be 40% instead of 50% from the recognized boards.
The candidate must have qualified in the NEET conducted by CBSE.