Sikkim Manipal Institute of Medical Sciences is located at Tadong, about 8 km down the city center of Gangtok
. It is a constituent college of the Sikkim Manipal University. Opened in 2001, it provides an ideal educational environment with high quality facilities and faculty. The campus covers 26 acre of land at the foothills of the Himalayas
with all its serenity and scenic beauty. Medical, paramedical and science courses are offered.
Facilities include a central referral hospital with 400 beds, lecture halls fully-equipped with latest audio-visual aids, well-equipped laboratories and dissection halls, fully computerized departments with separate internet facility and a library with more than 4500 books.
In addition hostel facilities for boys and girls are available with vegetarian/non-vegetarian mess and canteen facility. Facilities for playing tennis, volleyball, basketball, table tennis, badminton, caroms and chess are also available. The college also provides medicare facilities for all students.
The nearest airport
is at Siliguri
(124 km), West Bengal
. New Jalpaiguri Junction Railway Station
is the closest railhead, which is 125 km from Gangtok.