In a poignant and heartwarming event, The Directorate of Student Affairs at SRM University-AP bid adieu to its exceptional graduating batch of 2024. The farewell ceremony, held on the sprawling campus, was a celebration of achievements, camaraderie, and memories that will last a lifetime.

The event celebrated the students’ academic journey and was marked by touching speeches delivered by deans and faculty members. The farewell ceremony was far more than a simple farewell. It transcended the mere act of bidding adieu to the graduating batch of 2024. Instead, it was a tapestry of emotions, a celebration of achievements, and a poignant moment that will linger in the hearts of all who were part of it. It incorporated various forms of artistic expression, including musical and dance performances by the juniors that added a vibrant and lively atmosphere to the occasion. Additionally, the ramp walk showcased the style and panache of the graduating students, highlighting their unique personalities.

Throughout the event, students were presented with accolades for their outstanding academic performance and exemplary leadership. As the sun set on the farewell ceremony, the Class of 2024 could be seen looking towards the future with hope and excitement. They carry with them not just degrees but also a legacy of excellence, resilience, and strong bonds of camaraderie forged during their time at SRM University-AP.

SRM University-AP expressed immense pride in its graduating students, who have demonstrated exceptional dedication and commitment to their education. The institution eagerly anticipates the future achievements of the Class of 2024.

Congratulations are in order for these bright minds as they embark on new adventures and endeavours. Here’s to a successful and fulfilling journey ahead for the Class of 2024!

In a bid to empower working professionals and foster their continued growth, the Directorate of Executive Education and Professional Studies (DEEPS) at SRM University-AP organised a comprehensive 2-day Management Development Programme on “Selling Skills and Customer Relationship Management” in the presence of Vice Chancellor, SRM University-AP Prof. Manoj K Arora; Managing Director of Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank, Dr R S Reddy; Dean-Academic Affairs, Dr Vinayak Kalluri; Dean-Paari School of Business & Director-DEEPS, Prof. Bharadhwaj Sivakumaran; and Assistant Director-DEEPS, Ms Sailaza Kosaraju. This programme was specially designed for the employees of the Andhra Pradesh State Co-operative Bank.

The MDP played a crucial role in honing customer relationship management among working professionals, thereby enhancing their knowledge, skills, and leadership capabilities. The industry-oriented faculty members of SRM AP trained the participants to unlock the employees’ full potential, promote leadership, and drive organisational success.

During the inauguration, Vice Chancellor Prof. Manoj K Arora emphasised the broader impact of the programme, stating, “In these two transformative days, you will immerse yourselves in a wealth of knowledge and practical insights that will revolutionise your approach to customer relationship management. Our esteemed faculty members will guide you through the intricacies of selling skills, empowering you to build lasting connections with customers and drive organisational success.”

Dr R S Reddy, shared his enthusiasm, stating, “I am filled with unwavering confidence that our employees will acquire the desired skills through this MDP. SRM AP has consistently demonstrated its commitment to excellence, and we eagerly anticipate forging stronger connections with this prestigious institution. Together, we will not only elevate the capabilities of our employees but also foster enduring partnerships that will shape the future of our organisations.”

Prof. Bharadhwaj Sivakumaran added, “Our goal is to bridge the gap between theoretical knowledge and practical application. MDPs like these will provide participants invaluable insights into customer relationship management and selling skills, which are crucial for their day-to-day operations.”
SRM University-AP is committed to organising more MDPs in an array of areas, including Business Analytics, HR, Finance, Operations Management, and technical areas like Cyber Security, A/IML, and Robotics, among others. The primary motive behind such training and workshops is to facilitate overall professional development among the participants.

The MDP will begin a transformational journey for the participating employees, which is expected to boost their career trajectory and contribute to the broader success of their organisation.


SRM University-AP organised a “Train to Trainer Programme on Outcome-Based Education (OBE)” for the faculty of the varsity to ensure a comprehensive understanding and implementation of OBE principles across all academic programmes. The five-day programme, initiated on May 20, 2024, was conducted by trainers from the National Institute of Technical Teachers’ Training Research (NITTTR), Chandigarh. The programme was inaugurated in the presence of Prof. Bhola Ram Gurjar, Director of NITTTR (joined virtually), Prof. Maitreyee Dutta, Professor and Head of Information Management and Emerging Engineering Department, NITTTR, Dr Meenakshi Sood, Associate Professor CDC, NITTTR, Prof. Manoj K Arora, Vice Chancellor, SRM University-AP, Deans of all schools, Directors and Faculty members of the institute.

The programme comprised customised training sessions and modules that covered various aspects of OBE framework design such as Implementation, Challenges, Strategies, Best Practices, Case Studies, Student Testimonials, Impact Analysis, Future Scope, etc. Trainers from NITTTR – Prof. Rama Krishna, Prof. Maitreyee Dutta, Prof. Sandeep Singh Gill, Dr Meenakshi Sood, Dr Balwindar Singh, Er Amandeep Kaur delivered the sessions.

A total of 40+ faculty members were chosen to receive training from the NITTTR Team. These faculty will be the programme-wise coordinators and master trainers, who will then train the rest of the faculty in their respective programmes and departments. This systematic training ensured that every faculty member of the university had a comprehensive and in-depth understanding of OBE and its impact on the present education system.


The Directorate of Student Affairs hosted a wonderful Valedictory Ceremony on May 15, 2024, marking a momentous occasion as the university bid farewell to the outgoing Student Council and welcomed the new core team.

The campus bid adieu to Preetam Vallabhaneni, Niruktha Vadlamudi, Sanjana Maini, and Laxman Bankupalle, the charismatic heads of the previous Student Council and applauded them for their phenomenal leadership. Their dedication to managing student needs, organising fests, and ensuring a vibrant campus life has set an incredible standard.

The baton has now been passed to a dynamic new team: Laxman Bankupalle, Nivedha Sriram, Ankith Reddy, and Rishabh Ranjan Ishwar, who will serve as the President, Vice President, General Secretary and Treasurer of Student Council 2024-25. The vibrant team is ready to take the reins and elevate the student experience even further. “With their remarkable capabilities, we are confident that they will continue to strengthen the bridge between the student community and university management”, stated Vice Chancellor Prof. Manoj Arora, as he welcomed the new student leaders. Associate Director-Student Affairs, Ms Revathi B exclaimed, “A new team brings in new energy, a new chapter”, as she perfectly captured the spirit of this transition.

The ceremony also recognised the outstanding contributions of all clubs, societies and committee members, SC members, NSS, CESR (Corporate Engagement and Social Responsibilities), sports teams, and volunteers. The event was graced by the presence of our esteemed Registrar, Dr R Premkumar, CFAO Ms Suma Nulu, Deans, Directors, Faculty and Students of the varsity.