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This online Bachelor of Arts (BA) with major credits in English is designed to equip learners with a sound knowledge of English & literature to prepare them for rewarding careers in education, publishing, journalism, content writing, public relations, and more. This 100% online program focuses on communication & research skills by providing a thorough understanding of various subjects like communicative English, digital fluency, Victorian & modern literature, essays, and poetry.
Explore a wide range of career opportunities in academics, research, communications, journalism, and public relations through this online BA from Sikkim Manipal University.
Gain strong communication, writing, editing, and research skills that are sought after in various fields such as teaching, publishing, and journalism and become a day-one job-ready professional.
Gain expertise in literary interpretation by learning key subjects such as functional English, American literature, essays & poetry, and comparative literature through this online BA.
Establish valuable connections with professionals from a wide range of backgrounds and gain industry insights that can be invaluable when navigating the competitive job market. Get access to Sikkim Manipal University’s prestigious alumni network.
Benefit from a 100% online experience with zero compromise on quality through online enrollment, orientation, classes, assignments, projects, examinations, and career support. Get assistance from dedicated course mentors and 24×7 student support.
This program equips you with the necessary skills and knowledge needed to establish a lucrative career in diverse job roles.
36 months | 6 semesters | 15-20 hours/week | 120 credits
Indian English Literature
Foundations of Political Science
Introduction to Sociology
Sociology in India
Essays and Poetry
Universal Human Values
Comparative Political Analysis
New Literature in English
Literary Terms, Forms, and Movements
Women Writing in English
Classical Indian Political Thought
Victorian and Modern Literature
Poetry: Evolution, Elements and Genres
Social Problems in India
One Act Plays: Introduction & Studies
Novels and Short Stories
United Nations and Global Conflicts
Sociology of Change and Development
Family, Kinship, and Marriage
Principle of Sociology
Classical Sociological Thinkers
Sociology of Education
Social Movements in India
Theories of International Relations
Political Processes in India
India's Foreign Policy in a Globalized World
Public Policy and Administration in India
Gender and Politics
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.
Our flexi-payment options allow students to pay fees in hassle-free installments.
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Exclusive scholarships designed for defense personnel, differently-abled people, alumni of SMU, and learners from Sikkim & other Northeast regions of India.
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.
Candidates must have completed 10+2 / intermediate / senior secondary from a recognized board or an equivalent qualification as recognized by the Association of Indian Universities in any discipline.
Candidates who have completed 10+2 education outside India must produce a certificate of equivalence issued by the Association of Indian Universities.
Candidates who are not Indian citizens or residing outside India and holding NRE or PIO status will be billed an international fee for respective degrees & may need to submit documents mentioned but not limited to CV, address proof, valid visa, PR card & passport copy as part of the application process.
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Dr. Anmol Mukhia is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Sikkim Manipal University, India. He was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Higher School of Economics University, Moscow, Russian Federation, and completed his PhD at Jilin University, China, and completed his PhD at Jilin University, China, with scholarship by Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India. Formally, he was an Assistant Professor at Rashtriya Raksha University, Gujarat. He has also worked as a Consultant at the Department of Trade & Commerce, Government of Arunachal Pradesh (2023). He is the author of “Chasing the Blazing Fire in the Himalayas” (2021) and has published articles in more than 23 journals.
Ms. Nilanjana Sinha is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University, India. She has completed her Masters in English from the University of North Bengal and has been the department topper in graduation from North Bengal St. Xavier’s College. Her research interest spans across identity, culture and ethnicity. Being an avid reader of stories and poems, she enjoys writing her own and has independently organized numerous events on spoken word poetry in her hometown, Kalimpong. She is also the community editor of The Pomelo, an e-magazine aimed at exploring Himalayan voices helmed by young women researchers of India and Nepal.
Mr. Pema Gyalchen Tamang is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University, India. He completed his Master of Arts in English from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. He has previously worked as a full-time faculty at Bhawanipur Education Society College, Kolkata, India, and Salesian College, Siliguri. His research interests include Conflict and Borders, Early Modern European Literature, Queer Studies, Himalayan Studies, and Translation studies. His articles and book chapters have been published in reputed and indexed journals like Himalaya, Postcolonial Interventions, and so one, and in edited volumes published by Routledge, Cambridge Scholars, and so on. He has also been actively involved in translation projects on literature written in South Asian languages.
Mr. Ishwar is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University, India. He is an MA graduate and has been pursuing his doctoral thesis from Calcutta University, India. Previously, he worked as an English professor at Surya Sen Mahavidyalaya and as a Language Instructor for Army Battalions and their families in Army Public School, Darjeeling. He is an aspiring linguist with a wide range of interests from language, society, music, travel to creative writing; with a special focus on the language, literature and culture of the Himalaya.
Ms. Anushka Chhetri is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University, India. She has completed her graduation from St Joseph’s College, Darjeeling, and her master's degree in political science from the University of North Bengal. She has a major in Public Administration, and her research interest includes Indian Politics and State and Sub-state Politics in India. She is a silver medalist in her graduation.
Mr. Pawan Rai is currently working as an Assistant Professor at Sikkim Manipal University, India. He has cleared NET, SET examination and is pursuing a PhD. Mr. Rai has obtained a degree in Tourism and Travelling Management (Advanced Diploma). He has more than seven years of teaching experience in various colleges in Darjeeling Hills. He specializes in Political Theory and the Theories of International Relations. He is inspired by thinkers such as Hegel, Marx, Frankfurt School, Foucault and Zizek.
Mr Pema Gyamptso Bhutia is working as an Assistant Professor specializing in sociology, currently serving in Sikkim Manipal University, India. He holds a Master's degree (M.A.) in Sociology and has successfully cleared UGC-NET (National Eligibility Test). Pema is committed to fostering an inclusive and engaging learning environment for students. Utilizing innovative and interactive teaching methods, He ensures students' comprehensive understanding of sociological concepts while nurturing their critical thinking and analytical skills. Pema Gyamptso Bhutia actively contributes to the academic community through dedicated mentorship, research initiatives, and a keen interest in the evolving landscape of online education, thereby enhancing the educational experience at Sikkim Manipal University.
Shabana Mansoor is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. She holds an MA in communication and journalism degree. She has over 20 years of experience as an academician and media professional in various reputed educational institutions and organizations in India.
Arkapriya is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. She has done master's in sociology and has achieved the prestigious First Class First (Gold Medalist) distinction. She is a highly regarded educator with extensive expertise in education and a broad background across various academic disciplinesHer contributions include shaping the STEM curriculum at Deeksha STEM Schools in Bengaluru, in adherence to the guidelines of the National Education Policy 2020, and providing training to educators. Prior to this, Arkapriya held positions as an assistant teacher in sociology at an esteemed ISC affiliated School in Kolkata, as well as a lecturer at the College of Nursing, Medical College & Hospital in Kolkata, and Jogamaya Devi College under the University of Calcutta. Utilizing various platforms and technologies, Arkapriya seamlessly integrates theoretical and practical aspects of sociology.
Dr. Gayathri Devi Subbaiah is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. Her educational qualifications include D.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, MBA and PhD. She has completed three certificate programs- Biotechnology from Indian Institute of Science, Online Teaching from GlobalNxt University, and IVQ Diploma in Training Skills from City and Guilds, UK. She is a seasoned academician with over 30 years of experience in teaching, research, and academic administration. She has experience of Campus, Online and Distance Education, and has a leaning towards use of technology in teaching. Gayathri served as a teaching faculty at Al-Ameen College of Pharmacy for 18 years, rising from the position of a Lecturer to Professor and HOD. Gayathri has 22 publications to her credit in national and international journals. She has guided 18 M.Pharm and 3 PhD students.
Lakshmi Priya KS is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. She holds a master's degree and MPhil in political science from the University of Hyderabad. She is a seasoned academician and researcher with over 5 years of experience in education and research and has academic expertise in Gender Studies, Indian Political Process, Public Policy, and International Relations. Previously, she worked as a faculty member at prestigious universities like Maharani Lakshmi Ammani College, Bangalore and University College Mangalore. She has also worked on research projects with reputed institutes like the Tata Institute of Social Sciences and Indian Institute of Technology Madras. Her areas of expertise include Political Theory, International Relations, Public Administration, and Gender Studies.
Sudhamshu Narayan is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. He has completed his post-graduation (MA) from Delhi University and was qualified in the bi-annual UGC-NET examination thrice. Previously, he worked as an Asst. Professor of English at Christ Academy, Bangalore. He was associated with USDC Global, an ed-tech platform that offers educational services to various online colleges. At USDC Global, he held responsibilities such as teaching , engaging and monitoring learner progress for students of JAIN Online and also perform operational duties such as creating content, designing learning materials and coordinating with instructors and content developers for composing and updating curriculums.
Veena is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. She holds a BE degree in civil. She has over 15 years of experience across learning and development in IT sector, academic management in medical education, program management for online degree courses, project management for exports, and teaching of soft skills and communicative English.
Sonali is an Adjunct faculty at Sikkim Manipal University. She holds an MA in economics and has over 24 years of work experience in premier B-Schools. She is recognized for using innovative pedagogical tools to teach Economics. She is known for interactive teaching style that encourages student participation and enthusiasm while facilitating learning.
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.
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.
Yes, Sikkim Manipal University’s online BA course is UGC-entitled and accepted by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.
Sikkim Manipal University degrees issued after 2016 are evaluated by WES (World Education Services).
Here are the highlights of Sikkim Manipal University’s online programs-
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.
Here are some of the jobs you can get after completing your BA degree:
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.
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.
Once a decision has been taken on the application submitted, the status of admission would be intimated to the candidate via email and SMS.
Yes. Sikkim Manipal University offers exclusive scholarships for defense personnel, differently abled people, SMU alumni, and candidates from Sikkim & NE region.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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).
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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