SRM University-AP has established several milestones in research and academic achievements since its inception. 100% of graduating students from the Maiden Batch are successfully placed in top-level firms through the campus placement drive. Two international students, Raja Swarnakar and Ramesh Kumar Yadav are placed at “Quick ride”, the widely used carpooling and taxi pooling app in India. Ramesh joined as a Business Development Manager, and Raja is hired as an engineer immediately after completing their internship at Quickride, securing a salary of ₹5 LPA.

The multidisciplinary, research-oriented university provides students with transformational learning experiences. The Department of Corporate Relations and Career Services (CR & CS) is committed to delivering the greatest training and placement opportunities possible. Additionally, the training and placement cell conducts regular series of rigorous training sessions designed to hone the technical and soft skills of students. Numerous mock interviews were conducted to aid participants in increasing their confidence and aptitude skills. Experienced faculty members with global exposure support students to gain knowledge about the latest trends in the industry.

SRM University-AP goes an extra mile for its students by arranging workshops with industry professionals on how to tackle campus placement interviews and make appealing impressions on recruiters from their desired companies. The success stories of these students, in securing attractive careers with top-tier enterprises, speak volumes about the training they receive here.

The Department of Students’ Affairs is hosting a free skill development workshop on June 26 and 27, 2021, at 10.00 am, titled “Contended Writing” for aspiring writers. Ms Swathi Priya Devaraj, the guest speaker, is a passionate strategic content writer by choice and a Counselling Psychologist and researcher by profession. This virtual workshop is intended for people who want to be writers and create blog posts, articles, stories, etc.

The workshop will cover basic and technical strategies for developing excellent writing skills. Content writing has become a successful profession in recent years, and students from all backgrounds can begin their careers as freelance or full-time writers with expert guidance.

Students attending the workshop upon registration are eligible to get certificates. The deadline to register is June 25, 2021, at 10.00 am. You are invited to join this fruitful workshop on June 26 and 27, 2021 at 10.00 am for useful writing tips that will help you become a successful writer.

Register here:: https://forms.gle/gKaA8S1XJfkxv3hZ6

The Department of Electronics & Communication Engineering, SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, organises a continual online and offline Workshop Series titled “Learn & Earn: Hands-On Science & Technology (HOST)” to learn the recent techniques and explore the future developments in the field of Science & Technology. The first seminar of this workshop series, on the theme “Technical Writing with LaTeX”, is scheduled to be held on June 27, 2021, at 11.00 am. This workshop will be enlightened and engaged by Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur, Assistant Professor, Department of English (11:00 am – 12:00 pm), and Dr Anuj Deshpande, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (12:00 pm – 1:00 pm), SRM University – AP with their in-depth knowledge and practical expertise in their respective domain.

Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur will discuss methods to write technical papers and increase writing skills for research and publication. Dr Anuj will give hands-on experience in preparing a technical report, thesis, research paper, and presentation with LaTeX. Some other aspects to be covered through this workshop are finding quality sources, practical tips for organizing and drafting a paper, transitioning between information, citing sources and paraphrasing texts to prevent plagiarism, and writing abstracts. The workshop aims to train students on research writing skills and address the concerns of attendees.

All are invited to join this online workshop upon free registration on June 27, 2021, at 11 am.

Register here:: https://srmap.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_tSzU7X6NQzigSNrhKWbVvw

About the Speakers:

Dr Ram Kulesh Thakur’s main areas of interest are Indian Writing in English, especially poetry; and English Language Teaching for science and technology. He obtained his doctorate in 2013 from the Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines) Dhanbad, India, and holds an M Phil (English) from the same institute. Now Assistant Professor at SRM University AP- Andhra Pradesh (India), Dr Thakur has been actively involved in curriculum development, in guiding and training both UG and PG students in enhancing their overall personality to meet the expectations of future employers, i.e., making them corporate ready.

Dr Anuj Deshpande, who has taken Masters from SRTMU, Nanded and a PhD from IIT, Kharagpur is associated with the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering. Dr Anuj had been one of the Latex experts at the Department of Electronics & Electrical Communication Engineering at Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur while doing his PhD. His current project is fault analysis and therapeutic intervention in genetic regulatory networks and he has published papers in reputed journals.

Here’s an exclusive interview with Aaditya Jain, a Computer Science Engineering graduate from SRM University-AP who has secured admission in ESMT Berlin, Germany.

Q. Hi Aaditya, please tell us about yourself.
I am Aaditya Jain, a Computer Science Engineering graduate of Batch 2021 at SRM University-AP. I have always been fascinated by Business and Management and the impact that technology can bring about in transforming them. I have led AIESEC in Amaravati for 2 years and have done various internships in the field of Business & Management.

Q. Can you tell us your motivation behind applying to ESMT?
ESMT is a triple-accredited Business School, No.1 in Germany and No. 8 in Europe and No. 26 in the world (for its programme) according to ‘The Economist’, ‘Bloomberg Business’ and ‘Financial Times’- major ranking firms for the Business Schools. ESMT Berlin – European School of Management and Technology GmbH is located at the heart of Berlin, Germany. It is a business school founded by 25 multinational corporations including BCG, McKinsey, BMW, Allianz and others. I also applied to NOVA business school in Portugal, UCD Smurfit in Ireland and a few others.

Q. Can you talk about the course that you have enrolled in?
I would be pursuing a Master’s in Management (MBA) specialising in Global & Digital Strategy at ESMT Berlin, Germany. This is a 2-year programme with integrated Internships and Social Impact Projects launching my career into the field of Management Consulting/Marketing.

Q. Are you offered any scholarships there?
Yes, I am offered ‘Outstanding Student Leader’ scholarship of Euro 5500 by ESMT.

Q. How was your preparation for these university applications?
I always knew that I wanted a career in Management and Business. Right from my freshman year, I worked towards it. I started and led AIESEC in Amaravati (something highly valued by Business Schools), and I also did internships in the field of Marketing & Strategy. I made sure I get a pro-bono internship experience abroad and for that, I did an internship in Greece, Athens. I wrote my GMAT and at the same time, focused on my Essays. I think it’s all about being honest and genuine with yourself and others that count in the end.

Q. Can you elaborate on the support you received from SRM University-AP?
My university has immensely helped me in terms of both professional growth and financial assistance. I am grateful to SRM University-AP for providing me with sponsorship to attend my Master’s in these times of Covid-19 when everything is very uncertain. I am really thankful to Dr Srabani Basu who has helped me all throughout the 4 years of my journey at SRM AP. She mentored me, taught me business communication and interview skills, helped me develop my lateral thinking.

Q. What are your dreams about the future?
I want to work around the world, experience new cultures and be a pioneer in Digital and Strategic Transformation making sure the sustainable development of organisations. I also want to make sure that I impactfully and positively represent SRM University-AP wherever I go.

Invited talk on Cloud operations

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering along with IEEE Education Society Bangalore is organising an invited talk on the topic “Cloud Operations – Overview and Challenges” on June 26, 2021, from 7.00 pm to 8.00 pm. The guest speaker Mr Santosh Chachadi will give an overview of salient Cloud Operations activities of applications and highlight their challenges.

The Software-as-a-Service Cloud offering has grown into a multi-billion dollar industry; more and more customers adapting to this new paradigm of consuming business applications from the cloud which relieves the customers and their IT departments from the turmoil of maintaining large data centres, and maintenance of hardware and software. For service providers of such cloud applications, this would mean that they have to concentrate on the “operability” of such a solution in addition to providing all the competitive features, bells and whistles.

About the speaker:
Santosh Chachadi is an Electronics and Communications Engineer and an MBA. He has more than 21 years of experience working in the IT industry in various capacities. He currently works as the Cloud Operations Manager for SAP Business ByDesign, a cloud ERP system that caters to customers in the small/medium enterprise segment having anywhere between 50-500 users. Join this enlightening lecture on June 26, 2021, at 7.00 pm.

Register here:https://events.vtools.ieee.org/m/274963

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS)- ISRO in Dehradun has been organising a series of outreach programmes in collaboration with SRM University-AP. The 82nd programme in the series is a five-day course on “Machine learning to Deep Learning: A journey for remote sensing data classification” which will be conducted from July 5-9, 2021. The sessions will be from 4.00 pm to 5.30 pm on all days.

Indian Institute of Remote Sensing (IIRS) under Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) Department of Space, Govt of India, is a premier Training and Educational Institute set up for developing trained professionals in the field of Remote Sensing, Geoinformatics and GNSS Technology for Natural Resources, Environmental and Disaster Management. The Institute has enhanced its capability through training and education programmes that are tuned to meet the requirements of various target groups, ranging from fresh graduates to policymakers including academia.

All the participants who attend 70% of sessions of the course live via eclass portal, and those participants who attend the course sessions via the IIRS youtube channel and mark their attendance via offline session available after 24 hrs will be awarded participation certificates.

Course Registration: https://elearning.iirs.gov.in/edusatregistration/student

Course Brochure: See the Course Brochure of 82ndCourse

Detailed programme schedule: See the Course Schedule of 82ndCourse

For more details: https://srmap.edu.in/news/isro-iirs/

Resume plays a crucial role in the selection and rejection of your job application. A Resume is more than a formal document and it reflects your personality, strengths and weaknesses.

The Achiever community of the Department of Entrepreneurship and Innovation at SRM University-AP has taken the initiative to organise a Guest lecture titled “The Secret Formula- Alpha Resume”. Mr Satyam Khandelwal, an experienced Career & Softskills Coach will enlighten and engage the session with his extensive knowledge, experience and expertise in the domain on June 29, 2021, at 6.00 pm.

To stand out in the ocean of job seekers, and grab the attention of top recruiters, we have to invest time and effort in developing a strong resume and honing our interview skills. Don’t miss out on this fantastic opportunity to gain sufficient knowledge on Resume Building that would help you take your first step to the Corporate World. Ms N Sneha and Mr V Kaushik, Team Leads at Achiever Square will be the event hosts of the session.

Join this interactive career-building session by the E-cell of our university on June 29, 2021, at 6.00 pm.

Link for registration: https://srmap.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_KruMrp7IQcmM0525urSwCg

School of Entrepreneurship and Management Studies (SEAMS) of SRM University, Andhra Pradesh is committed to producing socially conscious managers, leaders and entrepreneurs. Dr AVS Kamesh and Dr Lalitha Mohan Mohapatra from the Department of Management will address the MBA aspirants on the topic “MBA-Nurturing Tomorrow’s Global and Ethical Business Leaders” on July 10, 2021, at 4.00 pm. This virtual session will introduce the thrust areas of the subject, syllabus, and future career opportunities of MBA at our university.

The Department of Management has a team of outstanding faculty with extensive experience in their respective fields of expertise. General MBA, MBA (Data Science) Business Analytics and MBA in Banking and Finance courses provide outcome-based education with contemporary curricula designed by reputed academicians and industry experts. The department aims to nurture Entrepreneurs and Game Changers who create a competitive advantage for new age Businesses and Governance. Graduates from the department are placed in top companies throughout India.

To know more about the two-year comprehensive MBA degree programmes, capstone projects, their scope and job prospects from SRM University-AP, attend this engaging webinar on July 10, 2021, at 4.00 pm.

Register here:: https://srmap.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_lujEpHYKR0KYTYvcA-pzZA

The eleventh edition of the University Distinguished Lecture Series in SRM University-AP, Andhra Pradesh, is scheduled to be held on July 24, 2021, Saturday, at 11.00 am. Padma Vibhushan awardee Dr K Kasturirangan, Chairman, National Education Policy-2020 (NEP), will deliver the virtual lecture as the chief guest. Dr Audimulapu Suresh, minister of education in the government of Andhra Pradesh, will also join the esteemed lecture.

In the lecture titled “Creating a Vibrant Knowledge Society – An Indian Strategy for 21st Century”, Dr Kasturirangan will explicate the nuances underlying the conceptualisation of National Education Policy 2020. Being the first education policy of the 21st century, NEP 2020 proposes to address the many growing developmental imperatives of our country. This policy aims to revise and revamp all aspects of the education structure, including its regulation and governance, and create a new system that is aligned with the aspirational goals of 21st-century education while building upon India’s traditions and value systems.

More about the Distinguished Guest:
Dr K. Kasturirangan is currently Chancellor, Central University of Rajasthan; Chairman, Governing Board, Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA); Chairperson, NIIT University, Neemrana; Member, Atomic Energy Commission, Emeritus Professor at National Institute of Advanced Studies (NIAS), Bangalore and Honorary Distinguished Advisor, Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). He has been conferred with the highest civilian honours Padma Shri (1982), Padma Bhushan (1992) and Padma Vibhushan (2000) by the President of India, the Rajyotsava Prashasthi (2014) from Government of Karnataka and Award of ‘Officer of the Legion d’honneur’ (2002) by the President of the French Republic, France.

Every month, the University Distinguished Lecture (UDL) hosted by SRM University-AP is being attended by about 2000 members from IITs, NITs, IISERs, Universities/institutions, CSIR, DST, DBT, DRDO, DAE, ISRO, NARL, MoES and several others from different parts of the country. We gladly invite you to attend the enlightening UDL-11 session with the doyen of the Indian education system, Dr K Kasturirangan.

Register here: https://srmap.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_49Zwu_m8Srep-qrnNWMW0Q     (Registration Closed)

The Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering (ECE) organises a panel session on “Research Opportunities in ECE” to discuss the prospective research areas that a graduate from SRM University-AP can ingress into. The session will be moderated by Dr Anuj Deshpande, Assistant Professor from the department on July 3, 2021, at 6.00 pm.

The panel members and speakers for this programme will be Prof Priya Ranjan, Dr Ramesh Vaddi, Dr Divya Chaturvedi, and Dr Anirban Ghosh.

SRM University-AP offers research guidance and assistance in the fields of AI-enabled Clinical MultiMedia Processing, Battery Research, Future Communication Systems, Hardware Security, RF and Applied Photonics, Systems Biology, and Wearable Electronic Systems. The state of the art research laboratories in the department such as Electronics Laboratory, Communications Systems Laboratory, Microprocessor/Microcontroller Interface Lab, Microwave Laboratory, Digital Signal Processing and VLSI Laboratory aid students to explore the latest technological methodologies of research. The department has also undertaken various research projects sponsored by DST-SERB, DST/INT/RUS/RFBR collaborated with Russian Scientists, ICMR, and DBT.

To know more about the research opportunities that an ECE graduate student can find at their disposal, join this informational panel discussion on July 3, 2021, at 6.00 pm.

Link to register: https://srmap.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_IERgm1rGS4epzQa9imeqkA

To know more: https://srmap.edu.in/seas/electronics-and-communication-engineering/research-areas/