Master of Business Administration or MBA is an essential professional degree for those who plan to work in businesses and management or are looking to advance their careers. More and more students are now seen opting for best Master of Business Administration as they quickly get the best employment opportunities in their chosen industries, once they complete their degree programs.
Kalaimathy Kamaraj a student of SRM – Architecture program visited for one sem (SAP) for Spring 16. She is back to Chennai. Her predecessor Aishwarya Karunanidhi (the first student from SRM and not related to our past CM) also went for SAP. Both are in college of Architecture Dean’s list for excellent Scholarly Achievement
I am Kalaimathy Kamaraj pursuing my final year B. Arch in the Department of Architecture. I went to Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, USA, as part of SRM University’s Semester Abroad Program (SAP) during my 8th semester.
Initially, I was scared to go as an exchange student, but little did I know that I would get the time of my life. Being there and experiencing a different culture and a different lifestyle, has changed my perception of life. The program at IIT produces generation of Influential architects. Likewise, I also walked along the campus with a dream of becoming a proficient architect.
Over my period of time at IIT, one of my greatest achievements was being appreciated and awarded a certificate by IIT for having earned a place on the college of Architecture Dean’s list for excellent Scholarly Achievement.
At IIT, I was offered a studio course with three other theory courses. The courses dealt with everyday problems and solutions thereby linking me to the scenario and the situations faced in the current world. One of my courses was Architecture studio VI Neighbourhood. In this I was offered a problem to study the neighbourhood of Chicago and thereby design a building in that neighbourhood. This design problem helped me in conception of the elements of physical environment, along with exploring the interface between buildings and the fabric of the existing city. Learning all these gave me an increase in knowledge on how efficiently a building should be built, which will in turn bring an optimistic remark to the architecture fraternity.
I overcame all the challenges in a creative way, with a very good understanding of the course through the knowledge I gained at SRM University’s studio courses.
So, I performed well thereby, I did earn a good remark from my professor who himself stated me among top 5% of students for recommendation.
In one of my other courses I got an opportunity to start writing about Chicago Earlier Skyscrapers (The Auditorium Building- designed by Ar. Adler and Ar. Sullivan) for a book publication (ARCH 497). So, by making documentation on one of the important buildings of the early modern Architecture I learnt ‘How a historic building, in spite of so many hardships has survived till date’. ‘How the technology has seen its hike over the past decades’. ‘How building materials change took the change over the world to a new dimension’. This made me realise that, Our Indian heritage buildings should also be preserved and should not be let to the verge of extinction. By preserving this we do a significant record to architectural humanity.
Not just that, by looking at me working hard and performing well, one of my professors was ready to recommend me for a Teaching assistant job and an Internship. Having earned all these, “I still have a long way to go”.
Currently, I am doing my Internship in a firm (government sector) which is running for more than 40 years with excellence in sustainability and low cost housing techniques. I have been getting good remarks and offers. But for now, my future plan is to perceive Masters in Architecture with the same spirit and become a successful architect.
Last but not the least, all these achievements were mainly possible because of SRM UNIVERSITY’s support and my families’ encouragement for which I will always be thankful and respectful.
Department Of Architecture, SRM University
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UGC recently introduced a ban on Technical Education done on distance mode, contrary to directives of HRD Ministry. Such a decision may be relevant to programs and courses that require laboratory and workshop facilities. Quite a few Master’s programs and even a certain undergraduate programs can be done on distance mode, using advanced Software simulation tools where such tools are required. The significant merits in distance education are you get access to lectures by best Instructors, at relatively insignificant cost and enormous flexibility that one does not have to move out to be physically present. Technology enables interaction through conference and video calls. UGC may consider qualifying their statement.
The digital world has kept students, professionals, and universities on their toes with constant innovation that is creating new jobs and opportunities for freshers to explore. Illinois Tech is keen on offering courses and programs that are relevant to today’s career demands. We believe in training students in skills that are the need of the hour to keep them abreast with the present requirements in their field of choice.
After carefully studying and considering new trends in various industries Illinois Tech introduced their programs in Computer Science. We believe that keeping up-to-date with the present scenario is important to not only have the right industry knowledge but to help students make the right decisions in their academic choices.
At Illinois Tech Master of Computer Science is designed keeping the developments and domination of data analytics in mind which is why we offer a Specialization in Data Analytics and also a Graduate Certificate in Data Analytics. Data Analytics has taken the digital world by storm, making it a valuable skill to add to your job profile. Every industry today is adopting SMAC (Social Media, Mobile, Analytics, Cloud Computing) in most of their business processes and the demand seems to be increasing by the minute for experts in the area. Illinois Tech is not only prepared, but is a step ahead in catering to this demand with courses that are designed to train students to be future experts in the area.
Master of Computer Science, formerly known as the Master of Computer Science with a Specialization in Information Systems, is designed to provide an in-depth knowledge of the principles of the design and development of database systems. Whereas the certificate course trains you for intelligent analysis of large amounts of data is a crucial component in numerous business applications and a crucial component in supporting business decisions. It is intended for students interested in learning how to discover patterns in large amounts of data in information systems and how to use these to draw conclusions. Download our view book or contact us at our centres in Chennai, Bangalore, Pune, Hyderabad and Mumbai to know more
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3-year graduates have had to go through the tough ordeal of paying for an extra year to do Masters in India just to be eligible for a Masters Program in the US. Not anymore! Illinois Tech has now incorporated the advice of World Education Services (WES) to enroll 3-year graduates to their Masters Programs.
The eligibility of 3-year degree holders to apply for their Masters in the US along with 4-year graduates brings much relief to many students. This saves a lot of time and money for the 3-year graduates, who otherwise had to study an extra year after their graduation in India to meet the eligibility criteria of having a 4-year degree. Illinois Institute of Technology gladly embraces this advice and is happy to welcome 3-year graduates from Science, Arts and Commerce backgrounds to their Masters Programs.
To eliminate the possibility of discrimination based on degrees, candidates from both backgrounds will be enrolled to the same courses and will also be attending the same classes. With our guidance and training, Illinois Tech is confident that the 3-year graduates and 4-year graduates will be on par with each other and to ensure there is no discrimination in job opportunities, they will also receive the same degree on completion of the course .
Our staff and counsellors are more than happy to help you with the admissions, scholarship and funding processes. You can also visit our centres in Bangalore, Chennai, Hyderabad, Mumbai and Pune.
Not being sure about what to do next can bring you down even though you are graduating soon. For some of us, making up our mind about the next step can be very stressful with a wide variety of courses to choose from in any given field.
Today companies across all industries are making sure their teams have experts from every field. This makes it a little easier to make a choice as you don’t have to be an engineer to get into the IT industry. You can do what you love in the industry you are interested in. Who says you have to be a software engineer to be in the IT industry? If you have the skills and knowledge you can work as a copywriter for an IT company. Basically, if you are good at what you do, there is always someone to hire you in the industry of your choice.
So it all boils down to what you really want to do. How do you know that you are making the right decision? Here are a few things that can help you make up your mind.
It’s always good to find out more about your career interests through the internet, industry experts, teachers, peers, alumni etc. Clear your doubts about things you don’t know but it is also important to ask questions about the things you already know. You may have misconceptions about the field that might surprise you later, so always get clarity on the things you know as well. Talk to a few people at least so you can see what the common positives and negatives are in the field.
Internships are the best way to make up your mind about an industry. You get direct, first-hand experience so you can get a taste of what will be expected of you if you choose to continue in that field. It will definitely answer most of your questions and clear your doubts and having a couple of internships are always good for you resume so you’re basically killing two birds with one stone!
Sometimes you may be sure about what you want to do but lack of knowledge and preparation can hold you back. You may think you aren’t good at something but the truth may be that you haven’t tried to learn the skills necessary for the job. Find out how the area you are interested in branches out and take up courses that teach you other skills that are necessary to for that field.
Stop wasting time:
Yes you have just graduated and you just want to take a break, put your feet up, and relax. But you can also take a break by learn something that you have always wanted to. And who knows? That may end becoming your career. If it is something you like, it won’t even feel like work. So get out there and take those guitar lessons that you have always wanted to!
At Illinois Tech you will get the right encouragement to follow your heart. To ensure you make the right decisions we always make sure you discuss your academics with our counsellors and staff before you make a decision. Illinois Tech now has been advised by the World Education Services (WES) to enroll 3- year graduates to our masters programs. Therefore we are glad to welcome 3-year graduates from all backgrounds to our Masters Programs. Contact us and find out more about Illinois Tech.
Good news; Students with a 3-year degree are now eligible do a Masters in the US!
Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago (Illinois Tech) introduces their Masters Program for 3-year graduates from Science, Commerce and Arts backgrounds. The program is World Education Services (WES) endorsed, a respected authority amongst the U.S universities. The program is being launched to make it possible for 3-year graduates to earn a Masters Degree from a reputed U.S university, without going through the hassle of paying for another year of education in India to be eligible.
Being #1 in best return on investment for all universities in Illinois as per 2014 Payscale College ROI Report, a degree from Illinois Tech is guaranteed to add value to your professional skills and knowledge. And if you happen to be a highly qualified individual with a couple of degrees, you might just be eligible for graduate fellowships, teaching assistantships and research assistantships during your program at Illinois Tech.
If you’re worried that you will be discriminated on the basis of your 3-degrees, Illinois Tech makes your Masters education on par with that of a 4-year degree holder. You will be taught by the same teachers and will be evaluated by them on the same assignments and exams your fellow 4-year degree holders will receive. You not only develop skills and knowledge that are same as a 4-year degree holder but you are prepared for high paying jobs that demand these skills of a US degree holder.
You can get such doubts and questions cleared at the seminars Illinois Tech is organising across Chennai, Bangalore, Hyderabad and Pune, starting from 12th February. If you are interested, get enrolled for their Masters Program for the fall 2015 semester that commences by mid-August 2015 in their campus at Chicago at the at the event.
The seminars are being held so you can make the right decision with the guidance of our staff that will be present to help graduates who are interested in doing their Masters abroad. You can also discuss your funding and scholarship options with the Illinois Tech staff and have a Q&A session with Dr Mike Gosz, Vice Provost for Admission and Financial Aid at Illinois Institute of Technology, who will be present at the event. All this program requires is a 3-year Graduate Degree and a GRE, and you will be on your way to being a Masters Degree holder from one of America’s top universities.
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Prior to the convocation to be held at Bangalore on 11 Jan 14 for graduating students completing their MS program from Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago , Mr. John Anderson, President. Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago will be visiting Pune on 9th Jan 2014.
We will be having high tea and interaction, followed by his visit to Pune center office of Illinois Institute of Technology Chicago. The event is at Coronet Hotel, Apte Road, Deccan Gymkhana, Pune at 3 pm on 9 Jan 14.
Inviting all current students, Spring ’14 new students, and alumni from Pune to join us in interaction with the President and share their learning experience at IIT Chicago. Special guests include IIT alumni Mr. Sanjay Kirloskar (CMD, Kirloskar Bros. Ltd.) among others.
Looking forward to your participation in this event, and interaction with President John Anderson.