SMU  - Awards & Achievements


Awards and Achievements – Faculty Members

  • Dr. B. Khandelwal, Department of Medicine was awarded “Fellowship in recognition and appreciation for the outstanding contribution towards the Association of Physician of Indian” on 23rd February 2018 by Indian College of Physicians at APICON 2018 Bengaluru
  • Dr. Phuchungla Bhutia , Department of General Surgery was awarded “Fellowship in advanced laparoscopic Surgery” on 10 Feb 2018    by Indian association of Gastrointestinal Endosurgeons.
  • Dr Hafizur Rahman, Department of OBG has been awarded FOGSI Future Award at East Zone Yuva FOGSI on 25th November 2017 at Guwahati.
  • Dr Shijo Jhon Joseph, Department of Psychiatry has been awarded SIDDHARTHA MEMORIAL AWARD from the President of Indian Psychiatry Society during CEZIPS 2017 at SMIMS, Gangtok.
  • Dr. Apoorva Upadhyay , Department of Psychiatry won 1st Prize on Poster Presentation, during CEZIPS 2017 (14-16 October 2017) at SMIMS, Gangtok.
  • Dr. Vatsala Sharma, Department of Psychiatry won 2nd Prize on Poster Presentation during CEZIPS 2017 (14-16 October 2017) at SMIMS, Gangtok.
  • Mr. Akash Kumar Bhoi, Department of Electrical & Electronics Engineering, SMIT, has been selected for Summer Fellowship under Focus Area Science Technology (FAST) in Indian Institute of Engineering, Science and Technology, Kolkata.
  • Dr. Sonam Choden Bhutia, Assistant Professor, Department of Biochemistry, SMIMS, Awarded as 2nd prize @ North East Health Care Summit 2017 from 8th -9th  September 2017,Gangtok ,Sikkim. Title: Evaluation of Vitamin D status  in Patients attending a tertiary care hospital,  East Sikkim.
  • Rinchen D Bhutia , Lecturer, Department of Biochemistry, SMIMS awarded 2nd Prize for poster titled Oxidative Stress in metabolic syndrome and the DNA strand break at the Manipal Research Colloquium held at Manipal University, Manipal, Karnataka
  • Atal Incubation Center: SMIT has also been selected as one of the institutes for setting Atal Incubation center. A proposal for Rs 8.0 Crore for setting up the incubation center was submitted and presented at NITI AYOG, in January 2018. With this grant-in-aid, SMIT will be able to set up SMUTBI and also grow as one of the exclusive Technology and Business Incubator of North East. Presently the institute is working on planning for the registration and also complete the setting up of the Technology Business Incubation (TBI) as stipulated by NITI Ayog.

Awards and Achievements – Students

  • Mr. Kunal Agarwal, final year student of the Department of Computer Science & Engineering, SMIT, got placement in MICROSOFT with salary package of Rs.22.38 Lakhs per annum.
  • Dr. Shivam Gupta, final year PG, Department of Medicine was awarded the Best Speaker for his platform presentation on “Predictors of Long Term Glycemic Control in Patients with Diabetes Mellitus at a Tertiary Care Hospital in Sikkim” during Manipal Student Research Colloquium (MSRC) 2018 held at SMIT, Sikkim.
  • Four SMIT students’ companies registered under Government of India.

Achievements of Sikkim Manipal University through the years.

  • SMIT has successfully completed 52 sponsored projects worth Rs. 126.33 Lakhs and there are ongoing projects worth Rs. 60 Lakhs. Our sponsors are AICTE, DST, DBT, DIETY, DRDO and ISRO.
  • SMIT offers Centre of Excellence in “5G Internet of Things (IOT)”, “Healthcare Data Analytics” and “Graphene Back Surface Field Based Low Cost Silicon Nanowire Solar Cells” and “Remote Sensing and Geographical Information Systems (RS-GIS)”.
  • One radar indigenously designed at SMIT has been successfully installed at DRDO, Hyderabad.
  • Supercomputing facility – High Performance Computing facility “PARAM SHAVAK” has been installed at SMIT in collaboration with C-DAC, Pune.
  • There are 600 and more research publications in peer reviewed international journals, 36 and more national journal publications, 225 international and 70 national conference publications.
  • Two patents filed and one student patent (Ref. No:  E-2/149/2017-KOL) titled “An Automated Bicycle with Artificial Intelligence” has been granted.
  • Three Start-ups by students have been registered under Government of India. One of the Start-Up “After Glow Pvt. Ltd.” has been selected amongst the winners of Elevate 100 by Government of Karnataka in August 2017.
  • SMU has granted Rs.83.0 Lakhs under Dr. Ramdas Pai and Mrs. Vasanthi Pai Endowment Fund to SMIT during 2016-17. The same amount is approved for 2017-18.
  • The National Board of Accreditation (NBA) had accredited SMIT for all the five B.Tech courses offered by SMIT vide their letter No. NBA/ACCR-860/06 dated: Jan 22, 2008. The institute has initiated the process of renewal for the same.
  • SMIT is undergoing the process of getting accredited by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The visit of NAAC inspection team proceeded smoothly and the results are awaited.
  • SMIT has emerged as one of the Top Private Engineering College and is placed at the 3rd position in Top Engineering Colleges of Eminence , and secured 16th position by Placement, USP, Social Responsibility, Networking & Industry Interference in CSR-GHRDC rankings -2017.
  • SMIT is also ranked 71st in Outlook Top 100 Engineering Colleges in 2017
  • NIRF Ranking: Sikkim Manipal University of which SMIT is a constituent college is ranked 140 under the University category and 193 overall by MHRD, National Institute Ranking Framework.
  •  A Centre for Excellence in Remote Sensing & GIS has been established in Institute with the support of ISRO.
  • Institute has also been awarded the prestigious ISO 9001:2008 certification and the same has been certified under Norsk Akkreditering, Norway.
  • After the establishment of International Collaboration Cell, SMIT in 2017 two students from ME Dept. have completed their internship from Belarus and Turkey and SMIT is currently hosting two foreign students through the Student Exchange Program
  • A 3 day workshop on Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning was successfully conducted by Alumni Engagement Cell in which the resource person was Mr. Jaskirat Singh, an alumni of ECE Department, 2009 batch.
  • 10 Ongoing Projects at SMIMS with grants worth Rs.1.5 Crores.  
  • Held 38 Workshops/Conferences/Seminars 
  • Published 163 and 83 technical and medical Research papers respectively in academic year 2013-14
  • 12303 students enrolled till year 2014.
  • Faculty strength of 4729 including both Medical & Technical Campus.
  • SMIT conferred the Eminent Directors of Leading Institutes of India Award 2012.
  • SMIT approved by All India Council of Technical Education.