It was a moment of pride for the students of Allied Health Sciences of SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre at Kattankulathur near Chennai. About 11 students from MSc Audiology and Speech Language Pathology department have been placed in United States of America (USA) at a very handsome pay package. Founder chancellor of SRMIST Dr T R Paarivendhar showered praises on the students who have won the placement with great pay package.
The 11 students have been placed at Pleasanton in California of USA with a salary package of 72,000 USD per annum which amounts to about Rs 55 lakhs in the Indian estimates. The students have won applauds from every one at a function held in Chennai recently.
Pro Vice Chancellor (Medical and Health Sciences) at SRMIST Lt Col Dr. A. Ravikumar said it is a matter of pride for the institution that trained these students. They have passed even the toughest phase and emerged successfully, he said. These students have also brought laurels to their parents. It is a moment of celebration for SRM Medical College, its students have good it a good name with their success, he said.
Chancellor of SRMIST T.R. Paarivendhar said students play a crucial role as far as educational institutions are concerned. Alumni of the insitution take the popularity of the institution they study to a greater level.
SRMIST is an institution that has proved its mettle and its alumni have spread far and wide. SRMIST has made steadfast progress, this year, 12,000 students of their institution have been placed. One of the student has been placed at Amazon – Germany at a handsome pay package of 1 crore. The institution also had significant contribution towards mitigating the problems posed by COVID-19 situation. The institution worked together with Bharath Biotech in developing vaccine for COVID and it was one of the institutions selected for conducting a trial for the vaccine. Educational Institutions can contribute towards progress of the nation and SRMIST wishes to play a significant role there, he said. Dr. Venkatachalam, placement officer at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre, Professor Sundaram, Dean (Medical), SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre were among those present along with Dr. V H Savitha (HOD of ASLP) and Professor Dr. G. Selvarajan, HOD of ENT at SRM Medical College Hospital and Research Centre.