Academic Orientation 2018 Programme

Aug 22, 2018

The Academic Orientation Programme was celebrated at SRM University Delhi-NCR, Sonepat, where hundreds of newly-enrolled students and their parents participated with great zeal and enthusiasm.

After lamp-lighting, invocation and felicitation of the Chief Guest and other dignitaries, Mr. Senthil Kumar, Director (Admissions and Administration) welcomed the august presence by advising them to follow the 4Ds – Degree, Discovery, Dream and Doing as integral part of academic life and future successful career.

Dr. P. Prakash, Vice-Chancellor, SRM University Delhi-NCR, exhorted the new students that today is a memorable day as they are entering into a life of transition and transformation through higher education and cutting-edge research, and aimed at making a world-class citizen, through University education with all its latest educational philosophy, infrastructure and research avenues. Moreover, he cheerfully counseled to the newly-joined students the importance of knowledge production, acquisition, expansion, equity and excellence along with ethos and ethics.

Shri. Ravi Pachamoothoo, Hon’ble Chancellor, encouraged the students, expressed the vision of expanding higher education to the diverse Indian population and provided a synoptic overview of the quintessential growth of SRM Group of Institutions. Furthermore, he emphatically articulated the need to strike a balance regarding quality and quantity in higher education.

The Chief Guest, Prof. A.P. Mittal, Member-Secretary, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi, encouraged the students to forge democratic relationship with the teacher and develop an unconscious leaning interest in the curriculum provided, so to have happiness and freedom ultimately. Communicating to the students on the introduction of ‘SMART INDIA’ and ‘INDIA INITIATIVE’ programmes in Science and Technology by the Government of India, he stated, self-improvement is the basic foundation of national development.

Prof. V. Samuel Raj, Dean Academics and Director (C4D) in his Orientation address, advised the students for choosing SRM University, which is meant for innovation in higher education, and inspired them to recover the criticality in their academic pursuits. Pre-eminently, he addressed them, citing stalwarts like Albert Einstein and other pioneering scientists, and their intellectual trajectories that ought to be inculcated in student’s endless scientific inquiry.

The Chancellor felicitated certificates of Chancellor’s and Haryana domicile Scholarships to the meritorious students. The programme was attended by the Deputy Director (Admissions), Deans, HODs, Faculty members, staff and other officials. The function ended with a vote of thanks by Dr. Manish Bhalla, Registrar, followed by the National Anthem.

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