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Recognised & accredited

  • National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) A+
  • University Grants Commission (UGC)
  • Amongst India’s Top #101-150 Universities in 2023
  • Top Private University in North East
  • Amongst Top 10 Multidisciplinary Universities in East Zone

Program benefits

Here’s what you can expect from our courses

  • Become future-ready

    Gain extensive knowledge in specialized subjects, become future-ready, and boost your earning potential through this online Bachelor of Arts degree with a combination of English, Sociology, and Political Science.

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  • Learn at
    your pace

    Our courses are designed for you to engage and learn at your own pace. Attend live sessions or catch up through recorded as per your schedule and engage in discussion on our platforms at any time. Access the advanced digital learning platform from anywhere with your phone, laptop, or desktop.

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  • Fully online experience

    Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and placement drives. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.

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  • Experienced
    faculty

    Our faculty comprises experienced individuals who are experts in their fields. who amplify the value of practical insights and allow you to create your own path to succeed in the future. Our pedagogy introduces real-world case studies that will enhance and develop your critical thinking skills.

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Become future-ready

Gain extensive knowledge in specialized subjects, become future-ready, and boost your earning potential through this online Bachelor of Arts degree with a combination of English, Sociology, and Political Science.

Learn at
your pace

Our courses are designed for you to engage and learn at your own pace. Attend live sessions or catch up through recorded as per your schedule and engage in discussion on our platforms at any time. Access the advanced digital learning platform from anywhere with your phone, laptop, or desktop.

Fully online experience

Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and placement drives. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.

Experienced
faculty

Our faculty comprises experienced individuals who are experts in their fields. who amplify the value of practical insights and allow you to create your own path to succeed in the future. Our pedagogy introduces real-world case studies that will enhance and develop your critical thinking skills.

What you can expect to learn

In the next 36 months | 6 semesters

  • 1

    Semester

    • Indian English Literature
    • Communicative English
    • Foundations of Political Science
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Natural Science
  • 2

    Semester

    • World Literature
    • Functional English
    • Political Theory
    • Sociology in India
    • Environmental Studies
  • 3

    Semester

    • Essays and Poetry
    • Universal Human Values
    • Comparative Political Analysis
    • Rural Sociology
    • Digital Fluency
  • 4

    Semester

    • New Literature in English
    • Literary Terms, Forms, and Movements
    • Women Writing in English
    • Classical Indian Political Thought
    • Urban Sociology
  • 5

    Semester

    • Victorian and Modern Literature
    • Poetry: Evolution, Elements and Genres
    • Children's Literature
    • Human Rights
    • Social Problems in India
  • 6

    Semester

    • American Literature
    • One Act Plays: Introduction & Studies
    • Novels and Short Stories
    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • Sociology of Change and Development
  • 1

    Semester

    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Foundations of Political Science
    • Indian English Literature
    • Communicative English
    • Natural Science
  • 2

    Semester

    • Sociology in India
    • Political Theory
    • World Literature
    • Functional English
    • Environmental Studies
  • 3

    Semester

    • Rural Sociology
    • Comparative Political Analysis
    • Essays and Poetry
    • Universal Human Values
    • Digital Fluency
  • 4

    Semester

    • Urban Sociology
    • Family, Kinship, and Marriage
    • Principle of Sociology
    • Classical Indian Political Thought
    • New Literature in English
  • 5

    Semester

    • Classical Sociological Thinkers
    • Social Problems in India
    • Social Demography
    • Human Rights
    • Children's Literature
  • 6

    Semester

    • Sociology of Change and Development
    • Sociology of Education
    • Social Movements in India
    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • American Literature
  • 1

    Semester

    • Foundations of Political Science
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Indian English Literature
    • Communicative English
    • Natural Science
  • 2

    Semester

    • Political Theory
    • Sociology in India
    • World Literature
    • Functional English
    • Environmental Studies
  • 3

    Semester

    • Comparative Political Analysis
    • Rural Sociology
    • Essays and Poetry
    • Universal Human Values
    • Digital Fluency
  • 4

    Semester

    • Classical Indian Political Thought
    • Theories of International Relations
    • Political Economy
    • Urban Sociology
    • New Literature in English
  • 5

    Semester

    • Political Processes in India
    • India's Foreign Policy in a Globalized World
    • Human Rights
    • Social Problems in India
    • Children's Literature
  • 6

    Semester

    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • Public Policy and Administration in India
    • Gender and Politics
    • Sociology of Change and Development
    • American Literature

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    1 Semester


    • Indian English Literature
    • Communicative English
    • Foundations of Political Science
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Natural Science

    2 Semester


    • World Literature
    • Functional English
    • Political Theory
    • Sociology in India
    • Environmental Studies

    3 Semester


    • Essays and Poetry
    • Universal Human Values
    • Comparative Political Analysis
    • Rural Sociology
    • Digital Fluency

    4 Semester


    • New Literature in English
    • Literary Terms, Forms, and Movements
    • Women Writing in English
    • Classical Indian Political Thought
    • Urban Sociology

    5 Semester


    • Victorian and Modern Literature
    • Poetry: Evolution, Elements and Genres
    • Children's Literature
    • Human Rights
    • Social Problems in India

    6 Semester


    • American Literature
    • One Act Plays: Introduction & Studies
    • Novels and Short Stories
    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • Sociology of Change and Development

    1 Semester


    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Foundations of Political Science
    • Indian English Literature
    • Communicative English
    • Natural Science

    2 Semester


    • Sociology in India
    • Political Theory
    • World Literature
    • Functional English
    • Environmental Studies

    3 Semester


    • Rural Sociology
    • Comparative Political Analysis
    • Essays and Poetry
    • Universal Human Values
    • Digital Fluency

    4 Semester


    • Urban Sociology
    • Family, Kinship, and Marriage
    • Principle of Sociology
    • Classical Indian Political Thought
    • New Literature in English

    5 Semester


    • Classical Sociological Thinkers
    • Social Problems in India
    • Social Demography
    • Human Rights
    • Children's Literature

    6 Semester


    • Sociology of Change and Development
    • Sociology of Education
    • Social Movements in India
    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • American Literature

    1 Semester


    • Foundations of Political Science
    • Introduction to Sociology
    • Indian English Literature
    • Communicative English
    • Natural Science

    2 Semester


    • Political Theory
    • Sociology in India
    • World Literature
    • Functional English
    • Environmental Studies

    3 Semester


    • Comparative Political Analysis
    • Rural Sociology
    • Essays and Poetry
    • Universal Human Values
    • Digital Fluency

    4 Semester


    • Classical Indian Political Thought
    • Theories of International Relations
    • Political Economy
    • Urban Sociology
    • New Literature in English

    5 Semester


    • Political Processes in India
    • India's Foreign Policy in a Globalized World
    • Human Rights
    • Social Problems in India
    • Children's Literature

    6 Semester


    • United Nations and Global Conflicts
    • Public Policy and Administration in India
    • Gender and Politics
    • Sociology of Change and Development
    • American Literature

    Course fee

    We offer flexible payment options that allow students to pay their fees in instalments semester-wise. Students can also explore easy financing options like zero-cost EMIs and check their eligibility for a scholarship.

    Total course fee

    INR 75000

    Inclusive of all taxes

    Quality online education at affordable prices.

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    Fee per semester

    INR 12500

    Inclusive of all taxes

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    Avail easy financing options

    With our no-cost EMIs, we let your learning take the spotlight without the stress of financing.

    Get attractive scholarships

    Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, differently-abled people, alumni of SMU, and learners from Sikkim & other Northeast regions of India.

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    Get a prestigious degree opens doors

    Globally recognized and widely accepted by governments and organizations, the online degrees offered by Sikkim Manipal University are at par with on-campus degrees and open doors to better professional opportunities.

    Questions you might have

    What is an online Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree? 

    An online Bachelor of Arts (BA) is an undergraduate degree program that is completely delivered in online mode. Sikkim Manipal University’s online BA is a convenient and affordable way to earn a bachelor’s degree that is at par with on-campus degrees.

    What is the eligibility for Sikkim Manipal University’s online BA? 

    Candidates must have completed 10+2 from a recognized national or state board institution or 10+3 diploma from a recognized national or state institute. 

    How are Sikkim Manipal University’s online degree programs delivered? 

    Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs are delivered in a 100% online mode so that students can attend live classes and complete the program remotely, while also pursuing their professional and personal commitments in parallel. 

    What is the course duration for an online Bachelor of Arts? 

    Online Bachelor of Arts (BA) is a three-year undergraduate degree program. It is divided into six semesters. The maximum duration for the completion of the degree is 6 years. 

    Will the program have live lectures and webinars? 

    Yes. The program is delivered through a mix of live lectures, pre- recorded videos and discussion forums in which students can interact directly with faculty and self-paced learning. Self-paced learning is driven by video lectures, e-books, quizzes, and assignments that are delivered using a state-of-the-art Learning Management System (LMS).

    Will the online BA course be recognized while applying for jobs? 

    Yes, Sikkim Manipal University’s online BA course is UGC-entitled and accepted by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions. 

    What is the application process for online degrees at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    The application process is completely online and applications can be submitted at www.onlinemanipal.com by providing the required details. If you need further assistance, then you can reach out to our admission counsellors at +91-7996 799 900 and they will assist you with the application process.

    Are there any mandatory sessions? 

    Students are expected to attend live classes, watch recorded sessions, and go through at least 75% of the self-learning content (reading material and video lectures) available on LMS. This would ensure they are eligible to appear for the final exams. 

    Does WES (World Education Services) evaluate online degrees from Sikkim Manipal University?

    Sikkim Manipal University degrees issued after 2016 are evaluated by WES (World Education Services).

    What are the highlights of online degree programs at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    Here are the highlights of Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs- 

    • Flexible class schedule to suit working professionals. 
    • Experienced faculty, expertly designed curriculum & interactive pedagogy. 
    • State-of-the-art LMS with vast e-library, live classes, and on-demand video lectures.
    • Placement assistance, dedicated student mentors & 24×7 student support. 
    • Opportunity to be a part of SMU’s prestigious alumni network. 

    What are the documents required for admission into Sikkim Manipal University’s online degree programs? 

    Mandatory documents: 

    • Proof of identity – Aadhaar card (mandatory for Indian citizens) 
    • Proof of address – Aadhaar card, passport, voter’s ID, gas bill, bank statement, post-paid mobile statement 
    • Class 10 & 12 marksheet. 
    • Graduation marksheet (for PG students) 

    Non-mandatory documents: 

    • Graduation degree certificate for PG students 
    • Scholarship documents 
    • Defense Service certificate 
    • Divyaang certificate 
    • Reserved Category certificate 
    • Government ID card 

    *What are the terms & conditions for EMIs and other easy financing options? 

    *Zero cost EMI option is available only on payment of annual fee.

    The EMI amount mentioned above applies to the annual fee and must be paid monthly for 12 months.

    Approval of loans from our loan partners depends on applicants meeting credit norms and submitting required documents. Loan partners may impose other fees and may have additional terms & conditions that must be met by applicants.

    For further details on EMIs and other easy financing options, please contact our admission counsellors.

    When will I get access to the learning modules? 

    After admission is confirmed by the university, students will receive access to the Learning Management System (LMS), student portal and e-library. Students can then start accessing the course material and begin their learning journey. 

    What is the application fee for Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs?

    The application fee for Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs is INR 500 (inclusive of GST). This is a separate fee which is over and above the course fee.

    Will learners receive placement assistance? 

    Yes. Online Manipal offers placement assistance to help students with career opportunities upon completion of their programs. The placement cell undertakes initiatives that focus on skill enhancement and skill assessment of the learners to increase chances of employment. 

    What is the selection process?

    All applications will be evaluated for eligibility by the admissions team of Sikkim Manipal University. In case the university requires further clarification or documents, the candidate will be intimated via email, SMS or phone. Final decision regarding selection will be notified to the candidate within five working days of submitting the application.

    What are some key subjects in the online Bachelor of Arts curriculum? 

    The online BA curriculum offered by Sikkim Manipal University covers important subjects like digital fluency, world literature, theories of international relations, India’s foreign policy in a globalized world, sociology of change & development, and others. For detailed information about the curriculum, you may refer to the program brochure.

    Will I have access to Sikkim Manipal University’s alumni network? 

    Yes. Students of online degree programs will join Sikkim Manipal University’s alumni network with all associated privileges. As an alumnus, they can interact with peers and build their professional and personal network with professionals from across the globe. They will be given access to Sikkim Manipal University alumni portal. 

    How will I know about the status of my admission? 

    Once a decision has been taken on the application submitted, the status of admission would be intimated to the candidate via email and SMS. 

    What are the study materials given to learners of online degree programs at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    Students are given access to an exhaustive e-library, video lectures, audio-visual interactive material, virtual classroom sessions, audio podcasts, virtual simulations, and self-assessment quizzes or tests. Students are free to download e-books and print them for convenience. 

    What are the different jobs a graduate can take up after online BA? 

    Here are some of the jobs you can get after completing your BA degree: 

    • Public Relations Specialist 
    • Policy Analyst 
    • Community Outreach Coordinator 
    • Urban Planner 
    • Research Assistant 
    • Teacher 
    • Content Manager 

    Are scholarships available for Sikkim Manipal University’s online degrees students? 

    Yes. Sikkim Manipal University offers exclusive scholarships for defense personnel, differently abled people, SMU alumni, and candidates from Sikkim & NE region. 

    Categories Scholarship Credit Eligibility/ Documents
    Candidates from Sikkim and Northeast region 30% Valid address proof
    Divyaang 20% Valid certificate from an authorized doctor
    Defense Personnel 20% Personnel/Service/IC Number
    Alumni of SMU (Sikkim Manipal University) 20% UG/PG alumni of SMU
    Other concessions
    Other concessions Discount Eligibility
    Fee concession 10% Full program fee payment before commencement of program
    5% Annual fee payment before commencement of program

    How much time should I dedicate to complete the learning activities? 

    Although the learning is flexible, students are expected to spend at least 15-20 hours per week watching concept videos, reading learning material, attempting quizzes, and attending live webinars. This would ensure that you get your degree within the minimum duration. 

    How can I get my academic queries answered? 

    Students will be assigned dedicated course mentors and coordinators who can be contacted to clarify doubts using discussion forums, instant messaging, and email on the Learning Management System (LMS). 

    What is the examination pattern for online degrees at Sikkim Manipal University? 

    • The University term-end examination (TEE) will be held digitally viz. computer-based and online proctored. 
    • Candidates can appear for the exams from the comfort of their homes. 
    • The details of the examination schedule will be made available in the photo admit card. Other details on the examination pattern are available in the program guide provided to students. 
    • Examination results will be published on the student portal. If a student fails to clear any of the papers (either in UE or IA or both), he must re-appear by applying to the University through the re-sitting application along with relevant fees, within the due date. 
    • On satisfying all criteria stipulated by the University, successful students will be awarded their respective program degree by the University. 

    Can students take online examinations from any device?

    Students can take up online examinations from any desktop/laptop with a Windows Operating System only. The Safe Exam Browser (exam portal) is not compatible with iOS devices.

    What is the evaluation & assessment pattern? 

    • A student’s performance evaluation will be based on both continuous assessments (CA) through assignments and term-end examinations (TEE) which consist of descriptive and multiple-choice questions. A student must score at least 40% in each of these to be declared as having passed the exam. The assessment ratio of TEE to CA is 70:30. 
    • A student must score at least 40% in both the parts to be declared as having passed. 

    What is the minimum grade to complete the online degree program? 

    Students must score at least 40% in continuous evaluation and 40% in term-end examinations in each course to successfully complete the program. In case the minimum score is not attained, they will need to apply for re-sit with applicable fees and appear for exam to pass the course. 

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