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HOLISTIC EDUCATION WITH AN INTERNATIONAL EDGE

PUBLISH DATE 19th May 2017

SRM University (SRMU) has pio neered a range of initiatives in consultation with experts to ensure students are abreast of latest technological developments and are the right fit for higher studies, research, internships or jobs. The industry enabled credit courses in specialty areas serve as preliminary trainings to make students industry ready .

SRM University Learning Centre helps both teachers and learner adopt the best practices worldwide and evolve with the ever changing requirements of the higher education market.

Next Tech Lab is where members work on Artificial Intelligence, HumanComputer Interaction, Computational Biology , Electrical Systems, Crypto-Currency & Internet of Things with advisors from international universities. The nohierarchical structure encourages diversity .

SRM Innovation and Incubation Centre promotes the right practices of Engineering by providing a common knowledge sharing hub, solving problems and providing professional training to implement dream projects.

High Performance Computer Clusters (HPCCs) SRM University Supercomputing Center has 70.09 TF HPCCs, for use by students and faculty for extensive computational research in areas of science and engineering.

OTHER INITIATIVES:

SRM's Career Development Center ­ To prepare students for competitive examinations

Character building ­ To encourage students to practice professional ethics

Foreign languages To remove com munication barriers in the face of globalization

Project school To improve industry ­institutes connect

Facilities for slow learners To help those with learning difficulties

Learning beyond curriculum: To boost top students performance

Open electives To encourage multi disciplinary knowledge

Choose your faculty and course To allow students flexibility

Faculty aboard program ­ For enrich ment of faculty and university

Encouragement to Research ­ To en courage development of faculty

CAMPUS PLACEMENTS

SRM University's Career Centre encompasses the Placement Office and Career Development Centre, and caters to all campuses (Kattankulathur, Vadapalani, Ramapuram in Chennai & Modinagar, New Delhi). The recruiting companies comprise IT Product, IT Services, Core Engineering, Manufacturing and Service Companies. Apart from placement and training, they hold workshops, events like Hackathons, quizzes, conferences, talks by experts, internships and industrial visits keep students updated on contemporary trends and be `Market Ready' at time of graduation.

A record 400-plus companies have already visited the campus this year with top recruiters including Amazon, CISCO, Voonik Technologies, Pepsico, Deloitte, Goldman Sachs, Petrofac, Reliance, Vedanta, Dailmler, Asian Paints, John Deere, HUL, AIRBUS, Amadeus, Bosch, Cognizant, DELL, GE, Google, Hyundai, IBM, Infosys, Intel, L&T, Mahindra &Mahindra, MU Sigma, Murugappa Group, Oracle, Philips, SAP Labs, Tata Group, Verizon, WABAG and Wipro.

Further, about 170 new companies who visited campuses this year include Shell India, Bank Of America, Coviam, Philips Carbon, Minda Group, Vestas R&D and Mondeleze India to mention a few.International placements have been with YKK & FUJI Xerox.

STUDY ABROAD PROGRAMME WITH TOP INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITIES

Internationalism is an integral com ponent of SRM's teaching ­ learning process. The Semester Abroad Program (SAP) allows students to spend one semester in any one of their over 90 global partners and undertake research internships or study courses. Credits earned are integral to the degree program back home.

SRM sends several hundred students every year to nearly 14 countries including USA, the Netherlands, Ireland, Dubai, UK, France, Sweden, Spain, Germany , Japan, South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Australia and Chile. Some well known institutions are CMU, UC Davis, University of Wisconsin ­ Madison, University of Warwick, University of Edinburgh, Umea University , Waseda University, Sungkyunkwan University , NTHU and University of Western Sydney .

Students can either complete their studies at SRM and then progress to a higher education institution abroad or complete part of a course at SRM and transfer to a partner institution abroad for course completion. The transfer would either be in the form of a dual degree where both institutions provide a degree or transferring once and for all to obtain a degree from the partner institution. SRM has arrangements with 12 institutions including IIT Chicago, University of Toledo, George Washington University , University of Warwick, University of Dundee and University of Hull.

SRM's is one of only two Indian institutions to have a flagship program with Carnegie Mellon University. The 16-month MSIT-ESE specialized degree program has an identical curriculum to Carnegie Mellon's program. Study begins in year #1 in Chennai at SRM's School of Computing and School of Electrical Engineering. After the first two semesters, students proceed abroad, to continue their program in residence.Upon successful completion of the degree requirements, graduates can remain in the US to pursue professional opportunities.

This professional master's degree program draws on the combined resources and strengths of Carnegie Mellon's ISR and ECE departments and provides the foundation and skills in computer science, hardware and electrical engineering and systems engineering, necessary for effective embedded software engineering.

QUOTES FROM RECENT TOP RECRUITERS

SRM University is one of most renowned universi ties in India with a presence in varied fields and is known for the diversity of its students.“

-T. Ramkumar, Regional Head ­ Talent Acquisition, TCS, Chennai

SRM has best in class in frastructure and a large talent pool. We enjoyed working with a professional team at the University and look forward to improving our association in years to come.“

-Rajesh Mathew Kurian, Director HR, VKC

During student interac tions we recognised regional diversity , excellent communication skills and high level of passion and interest in the subjects the students were pursuing. We hope to see some outstanding talent emerge once they join us. The placement team is very resourceful in managing the process.“

-Renuka, Director HR, KPIT

In 2014, we had selected the best colleges in India and SRMU fitted the criteria. We are happy with the students identified this year. We hope to attract the best talent from SRMU going forward too.“

-Pradeep, Senior Director, Product Development, Temenos

At SRM we have recruited many deserving industryready graduates who combine passion with professionalism. With exceptional infrastructural facilities and top class amenities, students have matured to become sensitive intellectuals, nurtured by an impressive faculty , aiming at high standards of excellence.“