Dear esteemed delegates,

It is with great pleasure and honour that I extend a warm welcome to each and every one of you at the QS India Summit 2024, being hosted by our university in the vibrant city of Chennai. This summit marks an important milestone in our collective pursuit of Empowering Excellence: Unleashing the Potential of Partnerships and Collaboration in Indian Higher Education.

We are truly delighted to collaborate with QS, an organisation that shares our vision and commitment to advancing education and fostering global partnerships. By organising this conference in India, in alignment with the visionary goals set by our Honourable Prime Minister Narendra Modi, QS aims to showcase the remarkable strength and potential of Indian higher education. Through this event, we invite the world to witness the brilliance of our institutions and engage in meaningful networking opportunities.

SRM Institute of Science and Technology stands as a testament to India’s educational prowess. As one of the top-ranking universities in the country, we are proud to nurture a diverse community of over 52,000 full-time students and more than 3,200 dedicated faculty members across our various campuses. With campuses located in Chennai, Tiruchirappalli, Modinagar, Sonepat, Amaravati, and Gangtok, we offer a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral programs across six faculties: Engineering & Technology, Management, Medicine & Health Sciences, Science & Humanities, Law, and Agricultural Sciences.

Our overarching vision is to emerge as a world-class university that excels in creating and disseminating knowledge, while providing our students with a unique and transformative learning experience. Through our focus on Science, Technology, Medicine, Management, and other areas of scholarship, we aim to serve the world and contribute to the betterment of mankind. We believe that partnerships and collaborations are crucial in achieving this vision, and we are committed to working hand in hand with esteemed institutions from around the world to unleash the full potential of Indian higher education.

As you engage in insightful discussions, networking sessions, and knowledge sharing during this summit, we encourage you to explore the vibrant city of Chennai and immerse yourself in its rich cultural heritage. Chennai, known as the “Gateway to South India,” offers a unique blend of tradition and modernity, making it an ideal backdrop for this prestigious event.

Once again, on behalf of SRM Institute of Science and Technology, I extend a warm welcome to all the delegates at the QS India Summit 2024. Let us come together to foster partnerships, unleash excellence, and shape the future of Indian higher education.

Thank you and enjoy the summit!

Dr. C. Muthamizhchelvan
Vice Chancellor
SRM Institute of Science and Technology

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