Perspective Plan

Perspective Plan

SIKKIM MANIPAL UNIVERSITY
Perspective Plan: 2018 - 2023

The Perspective plan (2018-2023) of Sikkim Manipal University is fundamentally based on Vision, Mission and Core values of the University.

Goal 1: Explore and introduce new programs based on local and global needs and provide more options for prospective learners.

  • Programs in Humanities -B.Ed., BA (Economics)
  • More PG programs in Medical: MS (Ortho), MS (Gen. Surgery), MS (Radio diagnosis)
  • New programs in Engineering
  • Establishment of Institute of Allied Health Sciences
  • Introduce more distance education programs through technology adoption to reach out to more number of students to make them industry ready.

Goal 2: Enrich current programs with more value added courses

  • Introduce NSDC skills programs
  • Introduce Choice Based Credit System (CBCS)
  • Introduce UNESCO Bioethics course as part of Medical and Paramedical curriculum

Goal 3: Encourage technology adoption for admission, teaching learning and evaluation.

  • Implement Student Life Cycle Management (SLcM)
  • Automation of examination process and explore implementation of On Screen Marking (OSM) for evaluation
  • Learning Management System (LMS) for Teaching Learning

Goal 4: Improve promotion pathways and strengthen faculty policies and processes, increase retention of faculty and bolster excellence in teaching, learning

  • Faculty development programs
  • Acquire quality talent with desired skills meeting requirement of Statutory Regulatory Authority (SRA).
  • Development of employees on continues basis to enhance the skills and competencies in newer age requirements.
  • Draw, adopt and evaluate a holistic engagement model integrating all the aspects of human capital requirement for deep engagement by adopting few Employee Value Proposition pillars to create a strong Employer Branding.
  • Improve communication channels through technology adoption for effective and transparent communication.
  • Motivate more employees to opt for SMILE program to shoulder higher responsibilities and grow within the organization.
  • Formulate and conduct academic leadership conferences every year for best practices sharing and for resource mobilisation/fungibility to infuse new learning.

Goal 5: Upgrade infrastructure facilities

  • Capacity upgradation of Central Referral Hospital (CRH)
  • Additional hostel facility for students
  • Dedicated river based water supply to SMIT campus
  • Additional faculty quarters at SMIT

Goal 6: Foster new research collaborations that result in sustainable initiatives to increase research funding and expenditures, and other scholarly and creative activities.

  • Increase seed money to promote research among young researchers.
  • Promote industry partnership and consultancy for new research and development
  • Additional resource mobilization by Consultancy projects, Research Grants from Govt and Non-Govt Organizations.
  • Encourage student innovations through Technology Business Incubator (TBI).

Goal 7: Increase the impact of university research, scholarly and creative activities, including increasing sponsored research funding, publishing in peer-reviewed journals, creative works and national and international recognition.

  • Encourage teachers to organize conferences/workshops/seminars
  • Provide incentives to teachers for research initiatives.
  • Awards and recognitions for teachers and researchers

Goal 8: Promote quality culture by certifications and accreditations

  • NAAC Accreditation for the University
  • NBA accreditation for Technical campus
  • NABH accreditation for CRH
  • ISO Certification for SMU constituent units
  • Strengthen academic and financial audits

 

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