A Deep Dive into Shoolini’s Pioneering Summit Research Program

Are you one of those curious science students passionate about research? Do you daydream about venturing into uncharted territories of knowledge, eager to discover the undiscovered? Yet perhaps you harbour a common misconception: that patents can only be filed and research can only be pursued after completing higher studies like master’s or PhD.  

Well, what if I told you there’s a place where such myths are shattered and the doors to research are wide open even at the undergraduate level? Welcome to the world of SRP – the Summit Research Program at Shoolini University.  

This blog will debunk that groundbreaking research is reserved for postgraduate scholars. Let’s explore how the exclusive SRP at Shoolini University provides undergraduates with innovative research opportunities. If you’re eager to break the mould and jump into the world of research, don’t stop here. Your journey begins now!  

What is the Summit Research Program at Shoolini?   

The Summit Research Program, or SRP, at the No.1 Research University in India (QS Asia Rankings 2024), Shoolini University, is the first Undergrad Research Program in the country. It is a four-year, fully residential program that allows undergrad students to participate in high-quality research and even file patents from the first year. They get to work in top-notch global research settings, learn how to write and publish papers, receive personal guidance in patent filing, and engage with renowned research experts from across the globe.   

The intense research curriculum of the SRP program is designed by the Top 2% scientists of in the world, according to a Standford University list. The faculty comprises highly experienced, research-oriented postdocs from top national and international institutions such as NIH USA, IISc, IIT, ISB. The program combines coursework with research, starting from the first semester, preparing students for careers as professional biotechnologists, microbiologists, and future scientists. 

Benefits of Summit Research Program   

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  1. Progressive Research Model  – Following the guidelines of the National Education Policy (NEP) and UGC rules, the SRP program focuses on high-impact research models. It allows students to learn hands-on and conduct research at the early stages, which is not the usual case. This equips students with the skills required to face real-world challenges.   
  2. One-Student One-Patent Norm  – The degree follows a one-student, one-patent norm that is supported by 104+ high-tech labs, a cancer research centre and several research fellowships for UG students in government-funded projects. Under this norm, Shoolini encourages students to file patents from the first year itself. Shoolini’s Patent Star, Akarsh Sharma, has filed 21 patents and 10 among them have been granted.   
  3. International Collaboration  – Shoolini University has strong academic ties with over 250 universities in 28 countries. These partnerships offer students opportunities to join exchange programs at prestigious foreign universities through scholarship programs. The university collaborates with renowned institutions such as the University of Melbourne, the University of Arkansas, Gachon University, Western Sydney University, and more. 
  4. Integrating Theory and Practical  – The flagship SRP goes beyond theory by including practical elements like writing and publishing papers. This comprehensive approach helps students grasp research intricacies while gaining hands-on experience. 
  5. Life-changing Impact  – The SRP goes beyond just a program; it transforms students into inventors, critical thinkers, and professionals prepared for the industry. By the time they graduate, students not only hold a degree but also bring a wealth of experience, advanced skills, and a rigorous scientific approach that sets them apart as leaders in their fields.  
  6. Hands-on Learning  – Shoolini University is home to 10 Centres of Excellence and more than 104 state-of-the-art laboratories, providing students with a rich, hands-on learning environment. Through practical sessions, workshops, and training, the SRP program ensures that students gain practical skills and engage in ongoing research projects within these facilities. 
  7. 24/7 Library with EBSCO Access  – The Yogananda Library offers round-the-clock access to a wealth of knowledge, housing about 3 million book titles in both physical and electronic formats. Additionally, students can access over 9,000 e-journals via renowned USA-based databases such as EBSCO and DELNET. 

          Which Courses You Can Study Under the Summit Research Program?   

          B Tech SRP   

          The SRP B Tech program at Shoolini University equips aspiring engineers with a robust link between theoretical knowledge and practical application. This research-centric curriculum is designed to arm students with essential skills for solving complex engineering challenges. Students create innovative solutions and apply cutting-edge technologies, leading to a transformative educational experience. This early immersion not only prepares them to be industry-ready innovators but also enhances their potential to secure patents and publish significant research papers. 

          B Tech SRP courses  

          BA SRP   

          Shoolini University’s SRP brings its growth-focused philosophy to the Liberal Arts through the BA research program. This program weaves research into the fabric of humanities, social sciences, and creative arts, allowing SRP BA students to engage in deep, thought-provoking investigations. It encourages critical thinking and creativity, preparing a new generation of scholars to address complex societal challenges with a comprehensive and informed perspective. 

          BA SRP Courses  

          BSc SRP   

          The SRP BSc research program at Shoolini is designed for science enthusiasts. Developed by the Top 2% scientists of the world, the curriculum allows students to explore the latest advancements in their chosen field. Whether conducting experiments in advanced laboratories or diving into scientific research intricacies like research projects and patent filing, SRP BSc students emerge with a deep understanding of their discipline and the skills to drive scientific progress.  

          BSc SRP Courses 

          Why Choose Shoolini University?   

          Summit Research Program SRP - Shoolini

          Nestled in the beautiful landscape of Himachal Pradesh, Shoolini University is the No.1 Private University in India (as per the prestigious Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2024 and QS World University Rankings 2024). The Times Higher Education World University Subject Rankings place Shoolini at the No.1 spot in Engineering and Life Sciences. Shoolini is No.1 in India and No.5 in Asia in citations, according to QS World University Asia Rankings 2024. Also, Shoolini is among the top patent filers in the country, with 1500+ patents filed by students and faculty.

          The combination of high rankings, tranquil surroundings, world-class faculty from prestigious institutions, a research-driven curriculum, and successful alumni establish it as an ideal environment for students to thrive. The university’s innovative ‘One-Student One-Patent’ policy and ‘Mission 130’ initiative further highlights its commitment to build academic excellence and innovation.  

          Wrapping Up  

          In conclusion, Shoolini University offers a unique opportunity for students to engage deeply in research from their undergraduate years. Its Summit Research Program empowers students with the tools and environment to learn, innovate, and excel in their respective fields. With state-of-the-art facilities, world-class faculty, and strong international collaborations, Shoolini is committed to nurturing the next generation of leaders and thinkers. Whether you’re interested in engineering, liberal arts, or sciences, Shoolini provides a platform to expand your horizons and achieve extraordinary academic and research success. Start your transformative journey at Shoolini University and shape a future of possibilities and achievements.

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          Yashi Sharma
          Yashi Sharma
          Yashi Sharma is a skilled and passionate content writer. She creates impactful and informative blogs/write-ups for Shoolini’s website, compelling offsite blogs and news articles for Shoolini Impact. She is a postgrad in Biotechnology.

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