Q. When did Sri Sri University start?
Sri Sri University established in 2009, came into operation in 2012 with MBA as the flagship program.The University offers a total of 28 programs, which includes both undergraduate and graduate courses. The University has been lauded in several national/international forums for its unique approach to education.
Q. Is Sri Sri University recognized?
Yes! Sri Sri University is UGC recognized and approved by AICTE, COA and is also a member of AIU.
Q. Why choose Sri Sri University?
- Global networking opportunities with excellent placement record
- Yoga, meditation, soft skills training and mind management workshops are part of the curriculum.
- Alcohol-smoke-drug free and vegetarian campus is conducive for the overall growth of the students
- Innovative and industry-oriented courses with interdisciplinary approach.
- Multicultural Campus with students from 28 states and 9 countries.
Q. SSU is in Odisha, so far, I would rather choose a place near to me!
Sri Sri University does not merely focus on academics, but on the overall development of the students. This University provides all tools and techniques that will help build a students personality in his transformational years. The holistic approach to education is rare to find in Universities/colleges today, Sri Sri University is the best place to evolve as a leader. Here, seniors take special care of their juniors, healthy and nutritious food is served and the most important aspect is that the University guarantees excellent placement assistance !It is worth spending two/three years in such an educational paradise!
Q. It is a New University! Is it worth taking the risk?
The difference between a new University and an old University largely depends on its network base. The parent organization of Sri Sri University, the Art of Living Foundation, has a presence in over 156 countries. This global network opens several internship and placement opportunities. As a result, since its operation, the students have been placed and offered internship opportunities Pan India and also abroad in several reputed organizations !!
Q. I feel the fee-structure is really high! Do you provide any scholarship or loan facilities?
The University provides world-class facilities~hostel, food, academics and infrastructure. The fee-structure has been decided accordingly. Also, the students can opt to make the payments in installments.
The University conducts scholarship tests for several programs like MBA, M.A Yoga, B.Sc Yoga, Masters in Journalism and Mass Communication, M. Com and PGDFM. We provide assistance to students for educational loan. We have a tie-up with State Bank of India and Andhra Bank.
Q. I know that its parent organization is Art of Living, which has presence in 156 countries. How can students leverage this opportunity?
The Art of Living (AOL) has its presence in 156 countries and the students at Sri Sri University can leverage this global network. Heads of top business groups and organizations, CEOs, Businessmen, Bureaucrats, Civil society officials, presidents and vice-presidents of Fortune 100 companies are connected to the organization. They visit the campus for guest lectures, seminars and are also part of the recruitment. Their are several international AOL faculty who are in-house Faculty at SSU, they provide assistance to students on how to develop a strong network.
Our entire 2013-15 MBA batch were part of the Corporate Culture and Spirituality Conference in the Art of Living International Centre, Bangalore. This is an annual forum where top business professionals assemble to discuss business potentials.
Our students of MBA have been placed in top positions in the Art of Living operated consumer goods companies~Sri Sri Tattva and Byogi. The students of the Yoga department are provided excellent opportunities to train under world-renowned Yoga experts at the Art of Living International Centre, Bangalore.
Q. Is there any counseling for students with regards to their career or any emotional issues they face during their stay in campus?
We have a Counselling cell-Vivechana that is especially dedicated for the students. We have a highly-experienced team of psychotherapists and counsellors. In fact, regular practise of yoga and meditation inside the campus helps students deal with stress and anxiety. The University also provides career counselling assistance to all students.
Q. Are majority of students only from Odisha or even from other parts of the country?
No. Sri Sri University is a multicultural campus with students from 28 Indian states and 9 countries
Q. How are placements in Sri Sri University?
At Sri Sri University, we offer 100% summer internship opportunities and placement assistance. The 2018-19 batch of MBA achieved 100% placements with average package of 7.15 LPA and highest package of 20 LPA. We also offer opportunities across various organizations from Start-ups to Fortune 500 companies.We conduct regular aptitude tests, mock interview rounds and guest lectures to evaluate the performance of students and groom them for final placements and interviews. For more details visit our website: www.srisriuniversity.edu.in
Q. How is academics in SSU and the Faculty?
The mission of the University is to achieve academic excellence, as a result the curriculum not merely focuses on theory, but equal attention is given to practical exposure and field work. We have experienced and well-renowned faculty from premier institutes like IITs, IIMs.
Q. What kind of Spiritual activities does the University offer to the students inside the campus?
Regular yoga, breathing techniques and meditation are an integral part of life at Sri Sri University. In fact, students meet once every week to share knowledge and dive deep in devotional songs and hymns. The students also participate in several ‘Service projects’ which help them evolve as human beings.