President of SRM Institute of Science and Technology – AP Amaravati, Dr. P. Satyanarayanan announced the setting up of SLABS (School of Liberal Arts and Basic Sciences) at Amaravati campus of SRM University. SLABS will be functional from the next academic session, i.e., 2018-19, and it will be SRM Amaravati’s home for fundamental research, he added.
SLABS - SRM AP has opened the admissions for the academic session 2018-19. The application process is underway, and the candidates can visit the official website of SRM AP to submit the online application form for any of the below-mentioned courses.
UG Courses Offered by SRM-AP SLABS: -
- B.Sc Computer Science
- B.Sc Biology
- B.Sc Mathematics
- B.Sc Chemistry
- B.Sc Physics
- B.A. Psychology
- B.A Journalism
- B.A. History
- B.A. Economics
SRM-AP SLABS Selection Process: -
- The varsity does not conduct an entrance test for the admission to the above-mentioned UG courses.
- The admission will be based on Class 12 merit.
- The selected candidates will be sent a provisional admission letter by the varsity.
- Candidates who receive the provisional admission letter will have to attend the interview.
- The final selection will be based on Class 12 merit & interview.
About SRM-AP SLABS: -
Explaining about SLABS, Dr. Satyanarayanan, President of SRM said that SLABS of SRM Amaravati would help students in developing skills through the basic sciences and liberal arts education. Today, the world is facing complex challenges and issues, and tackling these problems need multidimensional approach. Courses in liberal arts and basic sciences will inculcate multidimensional approach in students, and develop problem-solving skills. Professor Nicholas Dirks, Chancellor of the University of California will guide SRM Amaravati in setting up SLABS. He stressed that SLABS will have strong faculty base of international calibre and they will play a vital role in giving a holistic approach to education.
Professor Nicholas Dirks indicated that SLABS will provide excellent quality of education at par with international standards and UG students of SLABS will experience the best. Through the courses offered by SLABS, students get opportunities to develop skills of knowledge creation and critical thinking in different fields including sciences, social sciences and humanities. UG students of SLABS will experience an innovative multidisciplinary education and will be able to evince keen interest in different areas of research including social analysis, public policy, data science and machine learning, he highlighted.
In-class discussions, hands-on assignments, movies, presentations and field trips will be a part of the curriculum of SLABS. These activities will enable the students to be exposed to multiple facets of an issue. The classes will be conducted in an interactive manner and students will be trained in different skills.