The OIR of the University was commenced with a prime objective of supporting students and faculty alike. The OIR team interacts with the Universities located abroad and sources for potential opportunities for our students and faculty. Students across all the branches are eligible to apply for the program after fulfilling mandatory requirements specified by the University. The nature of the program varies depending upon the University and on the topic of mutual interest evinced by our students and opportunities that are available in the foreign university. The duration of the program will be of minimum 2 months and a maximum of 6 months. Students are encouraged to gain knowledge obtain good scores in their term end examinations. The University enters into a Memorandum of Understanding with the corresponding counterpart located abroad indicating the broad of interest. The program has benefited more than 100 students. The OIR team conducts periodic workshops for the students in order to create awareness of international opportunities so that students can take advantage of their services and come out with flying colors when they graduate from the University.
The objective of this program is to usher in research focus amongst the faculty members by collaborating with foreign universities in order to understand the best of breed standards and keep abreast with the latest technologies in their respective areas. This program is supported under the aegis of faculty development scheme organized by the Chancellor/President. The prospective faculty members are encouraged to apply for the scheme based on the fulfillment of minimum requirements.
Dr.M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute possesses a lab for all engineering departments for carrying out research. However, cutting edge research is the vision of the management. Hence in order to percolate research focus across the faculty the university has rolled out this exchange program. Under this scheme the faculty can spend a maximum of one year. In order to implement this, Dr.M.G.R. Educational and Research Institute has evolved a process for identifying opportunities for the faculty and taking it forward.Till now faculty from all the departments have benefited from this program.