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Network and Connect at the Global Education Fair

SRM University-AP offers students a wide range of opportunities to explore the world of global education. The Directorate of International Relations & Higher Studies is organising a “Global Education Fair” on April 19, 2024, for students to connect with representatives from US, UK, Canada, Australia and other universities around the world. The Fair is a golden opportunity to discover a wide range of programmes in various fields, get personalised advice on admissions, scholarships, and visas, and learn about exciting career opportunities after graduation.

Global Education Fairs are key to broadening the horizons and revealing new study destinations and academic paths. Students can connect with university representatives to clear their doubts and get valuable insights into a diverse range of disciplines, admissions, scholarships, student life, etc. Students can also evaluate different universities and programmes directly by comparing factors like curriculum, faculty, campus life, and costs.

Don’t miss this chance to take a step towards your international education journey!


April 19
11:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Decoding the 5-step Process to Land in Your Dream US University


The Directorate of International Relations & Higher Studies provides diligent assistance and guidance to students throughout each of these steps until they successfully embark on their higher education journey in the U.S. is conducting a Basic Orientation for the students of SRM AP on Study Abroad Opportunities in USA on April 16, 2024. The talk “Navigating the US University Application Process”, delivered by the Education USA Team, will cover the comprehensive 5-step process for students aspiring to study in the US:-

  • The right pathway to apply to a University in the U.S.
  • Factors to consider when shortlisting U.S. universities
  • Key components and timeline of the application process

The session is designed to provide valuable insights into an application process and to equip both students and faculty with a clear understanding of the 5-step process for applying to US universities. The talk will benefit all students who want to pursue their Master’s abroad.

Join the session now!


April 16
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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STEM programs in USA: Hear from John Hopkins Delegate

Are you exploring opportunities for Higher Education and STEM Programs abroad?

Get your answers at the “Navigating Higher Education and STEM Programs in the US with Johns Hopkins Carey Business School” session organised by the Directorate of International Relations & Higher Studies on April 10, 2024. Hear from Mr Shreyas Pardesi, Program Associate, Global Collaborations, deliver an insightful talk on scholarships available for students to study abroad, tips on essay writing (SOP) or CV building and strategies on building a winning application.

The webinar will cover the following topics:-

  • Benefits of STEM-designated programs/jobs in the US
  • Overview of the job market in the US
  • How to build a strong application
  • Various scholarship opportunities for international students
  • Strategies for Building a Winning Application by JHU Carey Business School
  • Charting Your Study Abroad Journey: Insights from Johns Hopkins Carey Business School

Join now and give wings to your global dreams!


April 10
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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International Education Fair 2024

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Gain a fresh perspective on your field of study and explore new academic pathways! The Directorate of International Relations and Higher Studies is organising an International Education Fair on March 20, 2024, for students to connect with university representatives, admissions officers, and program directors, uncover a diverse range of programmes, and discover scholarship opportunities and financial aid programs that can help make their international education a reality.

This is a golden opportunity to experience a taste of different cultures through interactive booths and cultural presentations, network with international students and faculty and broaden your academic horizons.

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March 20
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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ISB Orientation Session for MBA Aspirants by Mr Arun Prakash

The Department of International Relations and Higher Studies (IR&HS) is organising a seminar on “ISB Orientation Session for MBA Aspirants” on February 26, 2024. The seminar is aimed at pre-final or final-year undergraduate and postgraduate students who want to equip themselves with multidisciplinary perspectives, thinking skills, and research tools before they begin their Post Graduate Programme (PGP) in Management.

The seminar aims to provide valuable insights to students who are exploring different career goals and considering admission to B-schools. The seminar will delve into various aspects of the decision-making process, including the benefits and drawbacks of choosing a one-year MBA versus a traditional two-year programme, the differences between a Master’s in Management (MIM) and a Master’s in Business Administration (MBA), and the key distinctions between global business schools and regular business schools. Additionally, the seminar will also explore the possibilities of pursuing an MBA in India versus an MBA abroad, the merits of a full-time MBA versus an executive MBA, and offer guidance on how to shortlist the best options based on individual career aspirations. Attendees can expect to gain clarity and a deeper understanding of the nuances of each option, enabling them to make an informed decision about their future career path.

About the Speaker

Mr Arun Prakash is a higher education Marketing Professional. He leads the Young Leaders Programme at the Indian School of Business. He has rich experience working in top brands like, Butterfly Appliances, Eenadu and served in premier educational institutions in various managerial roles. His area of interest lies in Career Counselling, Marketing Strategy, Branding, Digital Marketing, Admissions, Outreach, Students’ Life, and Alumni Relations.

Come join us and be a part of this invigorating session!


February 26
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
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  • A to Z about TOFEL and GRE September 7, 2022

    Insights on TOFEL and GREStudents across the globe use TOEFL and GRE to study at top universities worldwide. These tests open the gateway to once-in-a-lifetime opportunities that can change the entire trajectory of your higher education. Many people underestimate the importance of these test scores, but they are crucial at multiple stages of higher education abroad. The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies is conducting a seminar on Insights on TOEFL & GRE to provide a detailed understanding of these tests. Bharath Karra from ETS India will be in charge of the session.

    Date: September 08, 2022

    Time: 04.00 PM to 05.00 PM

    Venue: Admin Block, Third Floor, ALC-1

    The test scores help students get an edge over others while grabbing the best internship opportunities from top global companies. They are the ultimate panacea for all the concerns related to higher studies abroad. These scores are compared to make a final decision whenever there comes an assession between equal talents. They are criteria that determine your abilities to study and contribute to the country’s growth. A broader vision of these major tests will be instrumental in taking your career to a new level.

    About the speaker

    Bharath Karra is currently working at ETS India, handling TOFEL and GRE products for Andhra Pradesh and Telangana Regions. He has worked in organisations like Thinkcell Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd, Logiquest, and IDP Education India PVT Ltd. He got his Post Graduation in Management from Osmania university and has been working in the higher education space, handling the domestic and abroad education market.

    Join the seminar and learn A to Z about TOFEL and GRE!

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  • Save the soil for a greener tomorrow September 2, 2022

    workshop SRMAP

    The Save Soil movement was launched by the yogi, mystic, and the visionary, Sadhguru, around three decades ago as a small step that would contribute towards his lifetime vision of raising Human Consciousness. Over time, it snowballed into a global movement garnering support from international and national agencies and uniting people worldwide to affirm their commitment to restore the planet by advocating for the health and future of our soil.

    This effort will reap rewards when ecological challenges are taken seriously by corporations, organisations, individuals, and governments and when public support allows them to embrace long-term policy changes to protect the soil. SRM University-AP in collaboration with Isha Foundations is conducting a workshop to create awareness about soil conservation among the student community.

    Date: September 05, 06 & 09, 2022

    Venue: ALC, Level 4 – Admin Block

    The time calls for a conscientious approach towards the environment from all sections of the society from local communities, organisations, farmers, schools, and governments. Join the #SaveSoilMovement and lend your hands to make a greener future possible.

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  • Get a clearer vision of your higher education September 1, 2022

    Open House SessionSRM University-AP has been an innovator in higher education, reaching out to promising students, embracing the novelties of learning processes, and promoting a global vision since its inception. The institution leaves no stone unturned in accelerating students’ enthusiasm to approach their higher education with determination and perseverance. The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies will host an Open House session every Tuesday and Friday to converse with students who aspire to take their higher education to the next level.

    Date: Every week- Tuesday and Friday

    Time: 03.00 pm to 5.00 pm

    Venue: IR&HS Office

    The session will focus on areas such as favoured destination, course selection, preferred universities, SOP review, etc. Students still indecisive about their higher studies will hugely benefit from the essence of this Open House session.

    Join the session and get a step ahead in your higher education venture!

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  • Awareness programme on Semester Abroad Programmes August 25, 2022

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    The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies is organising a series of sessions titled ‘Awareness Programme on Semester Abroad Programmes’ to impart students with a broad overview of the Semester Abroad Programmes and the benefits of undertaking it.

    Date: Aug 25, 2022; Sept 2, 2022 & Sept 8, 2022

    Time: 10.45 to 11.45 am

    Venue: ALC – 1, Level – 3, Admin Block

    Semester Abroad Programmes at SRM University-AP are offered in collaboration with various international institutes like University of California, Berkeley; Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, Harvard Medical School, James Cook University, Singapore, etc. to give students an opportunity to study at the host university with mutual recognition of the credit hours, allowing the ease of credit transfers. The advantages of these programmes include the possibility to explore your area of interest from a different perspective, extensive exposure to global learning practices, and an exclusive opportunity to leverage the academic edge of multiple institutions.

    The awareness session will majorly focus on:

    • Upcoming Semester Abroad Programmes
    • Available scholarships
    • Benefits of participating in Semester Abroad Programmes

    Join the programme and clarify all your doubts!

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  • SRM AP to ink an MoU with the Rennes School of Business August 22, 2022

    Indo-French Collaboration MeetThe diplomatic relations between India and France have been prevalent, and cooperation has developed in all major areas, including science and technology. Delegate visits are excellent opportunities to strengthen international partnerships and promote the mission of an educational institution. The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies is all set to host the Indo-French Collaboration Meet for inking an MoU with the Rennes School of Business.

    Date: August 23, 2022

    Time: 08.30 AM to 10.30 AM

    Venue: Board room

    The ceremony aims to to sign the Student Exchange Agreement. The visiting delegates are Dr Thomas Froehlicher, Dean, Rennes School of Business, and Ms Maud LE BARS, South Asia Area Manager Rennes School of Business. A meeting with Pro-Vice-chancellor Prof D Narayana Rao and the team will be held after an opening remark by the Hon’ble Vice Chancellor Prof V S Rao. There will be discussions regarding the collaboration and the road map ahead. Registrar Dr R Premkumar, DEAN of SEAMS Dr Bharadwaj, and Associate Director of IR&HS Dr Naga Swetha Pasupuleti will also grace the occasion with their august presence.

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  • Kondapalli toys; the geographical indication handicrafts of Andhra Pradesh August 17, 2022

    IR and HS workshopThe legacy of India’s craft culture always occupies a special spot owing to its beauty, dignity, form, style, and aesthetics. India is traditionally known for its rural village and wooden cottage Industries. Among them, Andhra Pradesh has glorious rural artisan handmade traditions in toys. The office of International Relations and Higher Studies conducted a workshop on August 16, 2022, to promote and celebrate the dignity of Kondapalli Toys. These toys are one of the geographical indication handicrafts from Andhra Pradesh.

    IR and HS workshopThe workshop belongs to the series of sessions organised as part of Aadigyan, the social leadership programme. Mr Durga Prasad, a traditional Kondapalli artisan of Andhra Pradesh, handled the workshop for two hours. He demonstrated the process of crafting the toys and explained their history. Various tools used for wood carving, division of labor among male and female artisans, social implications of the toys, etc., were discussed in this interactive session. Volunteered students also learned some wood carving basics from the artisan himself.

    The rural industry holds a share of ten percent in the decentralised sector. The handicrafts industry is one of the major sectors that offer employment opportunities to a larger number of individuals. Yet the 400 years old industry is not getting the attention it deserves due to a lack of promotion and awareness. Sandeep Samala, the programme coordinator, highlighted the need for spreading the heritage of Kondapalli toys among the younger generation. He also explained how the industry could be approached from a startup’s perspective to amplify the toys’ promotion.

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  • US delegates to visit SRM university-AP July 11, 2022

    US Delegates to visit SRM APInternational collaborations have always played a significant part in locating the majesty of SRM university-AP in the education sector. The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies is hosting the US delegate visit on July 12, 2022, from 10.30 am to 12.30 pm. The visit intends a productive interaction between the visiting delegates and the institution’s faculty. Mr Kumar Yelamarthi and Mr Vijay Devabhaktuni are dignified guests who will grace the occasion with their valuable presence. The interaction will be happing in the Board room of the university and will offer the students an opportunity to interconnect with the delegates.

    About the delegates

    Mr Kumar Yelamarthi is the Associate Dean and Professor at the College of Engineering at TTU. He has over 15 years of research experience in embedded system, mobile robotics, and integrated circuit design. He also has more than ten years of experience in the areas of nanoscale integrated circuit design, CAD tool development, design automation, etc. More than 150 articles of his have been published in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. He taught a diverse range of classes from freshman through graduate PhD levels on various topics. He has introduced several new classes into the undergraduate curriculum for computer or electrical engineering technology majors.

    Mr Vijay Devabhaktuni received his PhD from Carleton University, Canada, with a senate medal. Between 2005 and 2008, he held the prestigious Canada Research Chair at Concordia University, Canada. After serving the University of Toledo between 2008 and 2018 in academic and research leadership roles, he served Purdue University Northwest as ECE Chair between 2018 and 2021. Currently, he is the Department Chair and Norman Stetson Professor of ECE at the University of Maine. His vision is to transform traditional course-based learning into experiential-based and soft skill-based learning for GenZ students.

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  • Make it into the best B schools across the globe June 30, 2022

    Higher studies webinar SRM AP

    Are you an aspiring business enthusiast seeking to learn from the top-tier B schools in the world? Do you wish to hone your business acumen with effective training and expert guidance? We present to you an opportunity to ready yourselves up to land up in the business school of your choice. The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies has scheduled a webinar on ‘How to Crack Admission into a great B-School’, with the leading educational experts Mr Rajesh Balasubramanian and Mr K S Baskar, as part of their Summer Crash Course Training Programme.

    Date: July 01, 2022

    Time: 11 am to 12.30 pm

    Millions of ambitious students are enrolling in business management courses both inside and outside the country. The leading business schools offer courses that introduce students to different facets of business and impart them the necessary skills to hold management and leadership positions in any field of work. Having countless institutions to choose from, serious thought must be given to choosing the right school and shaping oneself with the relevant knowledge and skill set to grab admission there.

    Speakers’ Profiles

    Mr Rajesh Balasubramanian is an Electrical Engineer from IIT, Madras, Class of 2001 and completed his PGDM from IIM Bangalore in 2003. He runs 2IIM’s CAT program and has built most of the content for the 2IIM CAT Online Course.He scored 100th percentile in CAT 2011, CAT 2012, CAT 2014 and CAT 2017. Rajesh also runs PiVerb – an Ed-Tech company that focuses on teaching math intuitively to students from class V to class X.

    Mr K S Baskar founded 2IIM and continues to head the parent company. He is a Mechanical Engineer from College of Engineering, Guindy, Class of 1991 and completed his PGDM from IIM Calcutta in 1994. Baskar runs Wizako, the Market leader for online coaching for GMAT and GRE in India. Baskar has been a trainer for 25 years and has mentored more than 25000 students. Several of his students are graduates from IIM A, B, C, Harvard, Wharton and Stanford.

    Join the webinar with Mr Rajesh Balasubramanian and Mr K S Baskar as they walk you through an exciting journey into the elite B Schools you’ve always dreamt of.

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  • Pave your pathway to Ivy League Universities June 29, 2022

    Abroad Education Webinar SRMAP

    Have you ever been nervous at the thought of writing competitive exams? Have you ever tried tricks to get the better of such exams? It is very natural that students hold fear and dislike towards such tests as they were conditioned to believe that their future hangs at the mercy of an examination. Preparing for such standardised academic tests is a complicated process as one barely knows what to learn and where to start. But the more critical question is how to learn. A clear picture of how to learn and give their best shot at such tests will help smoothen their pathway.

    The Office of International Relations and Higher Studies has scheduled a webinar on ‘Abroad Education and the Road to Ivy League Universities’ with Mr J V Murty as the keynote speaker. He will walk students through the learning process of different types of standardised tests to grab a great score and ease their pathway towards overseas education.

    Date: June 29, 2022

    Time: 11.00am to 3.45pm

    About the Speaker

    Mr J V Murty is one of the most revered educators in the field of training for competitive examinations and abroad education consulting in the country. He specialises in preparing students to ivy league universities in the USA and IIMs/ISB in India.

    He is a gold medalist from NIT Rourkela. He worked for the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant and Siemens in West Germany. He served as Director for T.I.M.E for more than 20 years. He has also trained and sent more than 3000 students to different IIMs and prestigious Business Schools during this time.

    He served as Vice-chairman for Woxsen University and is currently working as CEO at Ashoka School of Business.

    He gave CAT 17 times and scored 100% 4 times. He also holds a 339 out of 340 in GRE and a 9 on 9 in IELTS.

    Join the webinar with Mr J V Murty, the master trainer, and chart your path to the Ivy League Universities!

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  • Interview mastery for global study opportunities June 13, 2022

    interview masteryAs you are aware, applying for international education can be daunting. Mastery of interview fundamentals is required to grab global study opportunities. Mr P Mahammad Farooq, Counselor- Student Services, Office of International Relations & Higher Studies, SRM University-AP, is conducting a session on the topic Interview Mastery For Global Study Opportunities on June 16, 2022, at 3.00 pm.

    The session aims to train students to respond to the interview questions, understand difficult interviewer personalities and showcase confidence that differentiates them from other candidates.

    Avail this opportunity to sketch your study abroad pathway with the Office of International Relations and Higher Studies at SRM University-AP! Join the session on June 16, 2022, at 3.00 pm.

    About the speaker

    P.Md. Farooq is a well-known academician with more than five years of teaching, training research in the educational industry, and administrative experience. Before joining SRM University-AP, he was a freelance trainer for soft skills, career guidance coaching, advanced spoken English and employability skills. He expanded his academic boundaries by working at training institutions like the “Global talent track Pvt Ltd-Mumbai”, seventh sense solutions-Bangalore, Pygmalion Skills solutions Pvt Ltd-Bangalore, Rubicon Skill Development Pvt Ltd-Pune etc.

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