Date: 6, March 2018

SRM University is envisaged to be a multi-disciplinary institution starting off with programmes in engineering, followed by liberal arts, management, law, medical sciences and pure sciences. P Sathyanarayanan, president of SRM University and a young entrepreneur, lives by the motto “Think big, do big, achieve big”. He has been pivotal in advancing studies, research and internationalisation of the university.

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Five students of SRM University, AP Amaravati, will be attending the Global Learning & Outreach from Berkeley Engineering (GLOBE) programme at University of California, Berkeley.

The SRM Amaravati has collaborated with the University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) under its GLOBE visiting student program, to offer semester abroad courses.

The programme will commence in January 2018 to May 2018.

At the spring 2018 session, a team of five students from SRM Amaravati including Aayushi Biswas, Tuhin Sarkar, Abhirami Ravishankar, Vatsal Rathod and Pushva Mitra will be taking up courses worth 12 – 15 credits from Sutardja Center of Entrepreneurship and Technology (SCET) and The Jacobs Institute for Design Innovation within UC Berkeley.

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Visakhapatnam: Mahatma Gandhi University (Kottayam) clinched the South-Zone Inter-University Cricket Trophy for Men (2018) by defeating SRM University (Chennai) by 40 runs in the finals which were held at the Raghu College Ground in the city on Friday.

After a super knock from Anand Krishna’s 64 and Abdul Baziri’s 39, Sijomin Joseph’s 28 in 20 balls laid the foundation for MG University’s decent total of 212 in 40 overs.

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Vijayawada: Good news for aspirants in teaching profession, universities in Andhra Pradesh are on a recruitment spree. For the first time in the history, a whopping number of 1,385 posts — professors, associate professors and assistant professors will be filled all at once.

Andhra University, Sri Venkateswara University, Sri Krishnadevaraya University and Dravidian university have so far invited applications for various faculty posts in different departments.

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Vijayawada: Dr P Sathyanarayanan, President, SRM University, AP-Amaravati, in a programme here on Wednesday announced the setting up of School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences (SLABS) at its university campus in Amaravati.

SLABS will have its first intake of students in 2018 and will offer B.A, B.B.A, B.Com and B.Sc programmes across 12 departments – Economics, English, History, Journalism, Psychology, Business Studies, Commerce, Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Biology and Computer Science. “Today, we face increasingly complex issues and challenges, and tackling these calls for multi-dimensional thought processes and problem solving skills.
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Warangal: It will be NIT, Warangal versus SRM University in the final of the 16th SR Champions Trophy South Indian inter-engineering Collegiate T-20 cricket tournament. In the semifinals on Monday, NIT coasted away to an eight-wicket win over hosts SR Engineering College, Warangal while SRM University routed CBIT, Hyderabad by eight wickets. The finals will be played on Tuesday at SR Engineering College.

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Hyderabad: As many as five students of SRM University, AP, Amaravati, are attending the Global Learning & Outreach from Berkeley Engineering (GLOBE) programme at University of California, Berkeley. SRM Amaravati has partnered with University of California Berkeley (UC Berkeley) under its GLOBE visiting student programme to offer semester abroad courses.
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SRM University Amaravati to set up School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences

SRM University on Wednesday announced the setting up of School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences (SLABS) at its campus in Amaravati.

SLABS will be home for fundamental research, where free, open, and critical inquiry is pursued across disciplines, said SRM University President P. Sathyanarayanan. (more…)

Youngsters get insight into career, planning at The Hindu education fair

“Preparation is key to success. Aim high in life and chart out a well-thought-out plan of action to achieve it,” management consultant M.C. Das urged students here on Saturday.

He was addressing young learners and their parents at The Hindu Edge Education Fair here. (more…)

STATE GOVERNMENT ASSURES IT OF ALL POSSIBLE HELP

If SRM University succeeds in its endeavours to develop indigenous hydrogen-powered passenger trains, Andhra Pradesh Secretariat will be the first location in the country where it will be run to ferry its employees.

SRM University has chalked out plans to work on hydrogen-powered trains, for which the State government has agreed to “extend its all possible help.” The university is holding talks with Integral Coach Factory (ICF) at Perambur near Chennai. The University is looking for an engine and two coaches and a track to conduct the experiments. It will take at least two years to take the project, christened as Jal Janak Rail, to a logical conclusion. (more…)