Sikkim University is a central university located at Gangtok. The university's first chancellor was M. S. Swaminathan and Mahendra P. Lama was the first vice chancellor. The University aims to emerge as the higher education hub in the eastern Himalayas in the next few years, focusing on both access to and quality of higher education at an affordable cost for the generally poor but deserving students of the region in general and Sikkim in particular. The university offers traditional courses in humanities, physical and life sciences and forestry along with non-traditional courses that would be unique and related to the state including subjects like ethnic history, mountain studies, border studies and hill music and culture.
Affiliated Colleges of Sikkim University 1) Sikkim Government College 2) Namchi Government College 3) Sikkim Government B.Ed College 4) Sikkim Government College 5) Damber Singh College 6) Harkamaya College of Education 7) Sikkim Government Law College 8) Government College Rhenock 9) Sikkim Government College 10) Loyola College of Education 11) Himalayan Pharmacy Institute 12) Pakim Palatine College 13) Sikkim Govt. Science College Publications by Faculty Members
Some of the few publications are- Botany Department 1. Chhetri, D.R. (2014). Metabolic changes in Rhododendron arboreum Smith in response to abiotic stress induced by salinity and abscisic acid. International Journal of Research in Applied, Natural and Social Sciences 2(6): 91-102. 2. Chhetri, D.R. (2014). Medicinal Plants of the Himalaya: Production Technology and Utilization. Agrobios, Jodhpur, ISBN: 978-81-7754-558-6. Microbiology Department 1. Chettri, R. and Tamang, J.P. (2014). Functional properties of Tungrymbai and Bkang, naturally fermented soybean foods of India. International Journal of Fermented Foods 3: 87-103. 2. Rai, Ranjita, Kharel, N. And Tamang, J.P. (2014). HACCP model of kinema,a fermented soybean food. Journal of Scientific and Industrial Research. 73: 588-592 (Impact factor: 0.505).
The following is the list of articles by scholars from Sikkim University that are published in OMICS International journals.
The following is the list of proceedings by scholars from Sikkim University that are published in OMICS International journals and conferences.