Sikkim University is being designed in such a way so as to make it known for academic excellence and innovative interdisciplinary research; its all inclusive institutional character and a strong instrument of regional development and cross-border integration. The University expects to attract students and faculty members from both within India and abroad particularly from the immediate neighbouring countries. The University is trying to bring in the best practices of academic programmes, teaching methods and curriculum designing both from within and outside India.
(i) Applications are invited from the eligible candidates for the entrance examination in the following programmes/ courses for the Academic Session 2010-11:
BA- MA in Chinese Language, School of Linguistics and Languages [ Integrated 5 year programme].
BSc-MSc in Psychology [Integrated Five Year Programme], School of Social Sciences.
BA-LLB-LLM in Law and Legal Jurisprudence Studies [Integrated Seven Year Programme], School of Law and Governance.
BSc-MSc in Floriculture and Horticulture Management [Integrated Six Year Programme], School of Sustainable Development and Livelihood Management.
MSc in Physical Sciences (Physics), School of Physical and Chemical Sciences.
MSc in Chemical Sciences (Chemistry), School of Physical and Chemical Sciences.
MSc in Microbiology, School of Life Sciences.
M A in International Relations/Politics, School of Global Studies.
MA in Peace and Conflict Studies and Management, School of Peace, Conflict and Human Security Studies.
MA in Sociology, School of Social Sciences.
MA in Mass Communication, School of Media, Communication and Information Sciences.
MSc in Geography, School of Social Sciences.
MA in Economics, School of Social Sciences.
MPhil/ PhD in Microbiology, School of Life Sciences.
M Phil/ PhD in International Relations/ Politics, School of Global Studies.
M Phil/ PhD in Peace, Conflict Studies and Management, School of Peace, Conflict and Human Security Studies.
M Phil/ PhD in Sociology, School of Social Sciences.
The entrance examination for the above programmes/courses will be conducted in Aizawl; Allahabad; Bangalore; Bhopal; Bhubaneswar; Chennai; Darjeeling; Gangtok; Guwahati; Hyderabad; Imphal, Kalimpong, Kathmandu [Nepal]; Kolkata; Lucknow; Mumbai; Namchi [Sikkim], New Delhi; Patna; Ranchi; Shillong; Siliguri; Thimpu [Bhutan] and Thiruvananthapuram.
(ii) Candidates can apply for more than one subject in separate application forms provided they are eligible.
(iii) Entrance examination fee for each subject should be drawn as Demand Draft in favour of Sikkim University payable at Gangtok. The examination fee for General candidates for each subject is Rs. 300/- and for SC/ ST/OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)/ Differently Abled [DA] candidates is Rs. 150/-
(iv) Last date for the submission of the forms: 20th April 2010.
(v) Seats Reserved for- SC – 15%; ST – 7.5%; OBC (Non-Creamy Layer)- 27%; DA – 3%
(vi) Any candidate who is appearing or going to appear in the final year qualifying examinations can also apply provided the final marksheet proving eligibility is available by 1st October 2010.
(vii) Examination Schedules :
Saturday, 8th May 2010 (10 AM to 1 PM)
MA in Sociology, MSc in Microbiology, BA- MA in Chinese Language [Integrated 10 semester Programme], MPhil/ PhD in Microbiology
Saturday, 8th May 2010 (2 PM to 5 PM)
MA in Peace and Conflict Studies and Management, MSc in Chemical Sciences (Chemistry), LLB-LLM in Law and Legal Jurisprudence Studies [Integrated 14 semester Programme], MPhil/ PhD in Sociology
Sunday, 9th May 2010 (10 AM to 1 PM)
MA in International Relations/Politics, MSc in Physical Sciences (Physics), M Sc in Economics, BSc-MSc in Floriculture and Horticulture Management [Integrated 12 semester Programme] MPhil/ PhD in Peace and Conflict Studies and Management
Sunday, 9th May 2010 (2 PM to 5 PM)
BSc-MSc in Psychology [integrated 10 semester Programme], MSc in Geography , M A in Mass Communication , MPhil/ PhD in International Relations/ Politics
(viii) Declaration of Results: 1st June 2010
(ix) Commencement of Admission: 1st June 2010
Detailed information regarding admission procedure and eligibility, etc. is given in the Prospectus-cum-Application Form 2010-11 which can be obtained from the Sikkim University Management building, located at 6th Mile Tadong, Gangtok from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm till 20th April 2010 against cash payment of Rs.250/-. It can also be obtained by post by paying Demand Draft of Rs. 300/- in favour of Sikkim University. Applicants can also download the forms from Sikkim University website.
More details such as eligibility conditions, affirmative policies are available in the Prospectus for the Academic Session 2010-11. It can be downloadable from the Sikkim University website i.e. www.sikkimuniversity.in.
The filled-in applications forms with the entrance examination fee should reach the Controller of Examinations at the following address by 20th April 2010.
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