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Swarnabhoomi Academic Institutions (SAI) is an ambitious education initiative aimed at connecting the industry with academia while shaping young minds to create a knowledge based society & bringing about profound harmony & prosperity. The institutions under SAI banner boast of enviable campus & infrastructure, great learning environment and experienced

SAMThe education initiatives of SAI are clubbed under the "Swarnabhoomi Educity" brand. An education cluster aiming at providing industry led academia in a flourishing environment of 300 acres at MARG Swarnabhoomi, "Swarnabhoomi Educity" is the first of its kind education cluster in South Asia, positioned as the 'NextGen Knowledge hub for global education in India' providing an integrated experiential learning environment.

Swarnabhoomi Educity is dedicated to develop world class Institutes with an aim to develop a global education campus. A multi-domain education framework spanning across music, architecture, job oriented courses and fast upcoming courses on engineering, maritime studies, technology, humanities & medicine is fast taking shape at Swarnabhoomi Educity.

In next five years, various institutes offering multi-discipline courses will come up at Swarnabhoomi Educity, in a phased manner. Current student strength of 1060 will further grow to 4,000 in 2015-16, accelerating demand for residential / hostel facilities at MARG Swarnabhoomi.

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Operational educational institutes at MARG Swarnabhoomi

MARG Institute of Design & Architecture Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS)

MIDASMARG Institute of Design & Architecture Swarnabhoomi (MIDAS) - addressing global need for high quality architects, MIDAS is affiliated to Anna University of Technology, Chennai and is approved by the Council of Architecture, New Delhi. Spread across 2.5 acres of land, the institute is equipped with all the modern amenities to provide quality education in the field of architecture.

MIDAS has gained acclimation for extensive industry led academia. Being part of MARG Swarnabhoomi, MIDAS students has opportunity to learn in 22.8 million sq ft of live laboratory. Series of academic excursion to architectural landmarks, participation in various architectural events & competition gives ample opportunity for experiential learning.

MIDAS is in its third year of operation. Current student strength at MIDAS is 249 (1st batch: 55, 2nd Batch: 80 students,3rd batch: 114).

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Swarnabhoomi Academy of Music

SAMSwarnabhoomi Academy of Music is the first ever professional college for music in India offering a range of programs in contemporary music like rock, jazz, classical and world music.

It aims at providing a challenging academic program in music that fosters a collaborative exchange of ideas and thoughts in a culturally rich environment exemplifying the notion of a global community. By blending the best of Indian traditional Gurukula based classical music pedagogy and contemporary western college education practice, the college seeks to not only provide a unique and rounded music education but also build character and personality in its students and prepare them for careers in music as performers, arrangers, songwriters, composers, producers, teachers and more.

It has recently tied up with McNally Smith College of Music, USA to offer a first of its kind exchange program for SAM students, leading to a degree at McNally Smith College of Music.

Since starting its Diploma Program in July 2010, SAM has hired 71 world class musicians from 25 countries as faculty. These include several Grammy nominated artists, MacArthur fellows and some of the most distinguished performing artists in the world.

397 students from India, USA, Tunisia, UK, Bangladesh, Democratic Republic of Congo, Oman, UAE, Germany, Argentina, Australia and Mexico have attended SAM's Single Semester Certificate, 1 or 2 year diploma programs, workshops and camps so far. The 2013-14 will see another 150 graduates. SAM Diploma and short program alumni are some of the leading musicians in the country across all genres.

SAM boasts Best-in-Class facilities - an acoustically treated air-conditioned facility of 30,000 sq ft. with 10 ensemble rooms, individual guitar, piano, drum and vocal practice rooms, a library with over 500 titles, a media center with top-of-the-line music work stations, 2 acoustically well designed recital halls, 2 outdoor performance areas and 17 individual huts for rehearsal. These are filled with 16 pianos, 26 drum sets, 30 Mesa Boogie and Vox Guitar Amps, 17 Bass Amps, numerous PAs, mixers and recording setups.

Over the next few years, SAM aims to diversify into inter-disciplinary programs, state-of-art recording studio complex, cultural tourism and wellness. However, core areas of activity like facility expansion & academic development will remain.

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MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya - A school focused on holistic education

Navajoythi VidyalayaLaunched in FY 2011-12, MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya is a K-12 school affiliated to CBSE, with modern classrooms equipped with advanced educational tools. The aim of the school is to provide quality primary education at an affordable cost.

Spread over 2 acres, it is the only school in the region which focuses on the overall development of children by including various extra-curricular activities in its syllabus. The school has gained acclaim for its unique teaching methodology, which includes smart classes and interactive learning.

The current count of students in MARG Navajyothi Vidyalaya is 417.

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Exemplarr Centre for Employability & Learning (EXCEL)

Excel Finishing SchoolEXCEL is Exemplarr Worldwide's finishing school aiming to bridge the gap between the skills produced by the universities and the skills required by the industry. The school is focusing on bridging the gap between demand and supply in a few identified high growth industry segments in India. EXCEL endeavours to make Tier 2 and Tier 3 city students ready for the future demands by the industry.

The finishing school is part of a 'Shared Training Facility' at MARG Swarnabhoomi consisting of state-of-the-art academic, computing & residential facilities for students and faculty. The shared facility will be expanded year-on-year to simultaneously train about 1000 students at any point in time, in a completely residential mode. This will enable many corporates looking for readymade integrated training and residential facilities in a cost effective manner to avail this facility.

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Upcoming education institutes at MARG Swarnabhoomi

  • MARG Institute of Technology Swarnabhoomi (MITS) -AICTE approved engineering college, will have BE programs in Civil, Mechanical, Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • MARG Institute of Management and Entrepreneurship (MIME) will offer management programs in Real Estate, Infrastructure, Port and Logistics Management
  • MARG College of Arts & Science (MCAS) will offer degree programs in B.Com, BBA, BCA, B.Sc (Hotel Management) and B.Sc (Computer Science). The differentiator at MCAS will be the dual program which a student can choose and be more industry ready. It is the key differentiator to the college, attracting larger numbers
  • Swarnabhoomi International School (SIS) -The school will be the first fully residential International school in 100 Km radius around MARG Swarnabhoomi
  • MARG Swarnabhoomi Institute of Creative Technology (MSICT) -Initial student Intake at MSICT in year 1 (2013) will be 60 (30 for each course viz. multimedia/ animation)
  • Central Institute of Technology (CIT) - Signed MoU with Central Institute of Technology (CIT), Western Australia to offer vocational courses in India

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