Cambridge Assessment English (part of the University of Cambridge) launched a new Cambridge English Exam Centre at SRM University Sikkim
The launch ceremony was graced by Shri G.P. Upadhyaya, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, HRDD Government of Sikkim as the Chief Guest. He commended the endeavor and encouraged to bring forward more such initiatives. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor of Sikkim State University, Prof Gopal Kumar Niraula also graced the event as the Guest of Honour. Mr. Vice Chancellor enlightened the members on global relevancy of language and the practical essence of it. Hon’ble Vice Chancellor (i/c) of SRM University Sikkim, Prof. Ch. Satish Kumar stated that this venture is “committed to nurture young generation and provide best platform for enhancing skills of our students.” He also added that SRM would create an opportunity for academic discussions to widen our intellectual horizon. Manish Puri – Business Head – South Asia, Cambridge Assessment English said, “We are happy to be associated with SRM University, Sikkim and look forward to a very fruitful partnership ahead. We laud their initiative to provide a platform to help students in developing their language and communication skills and gain international certification.” The program witnessed the presence of Mr D. K Pradhan, Director, Higher Education, HRDD, Govt of Sikkim who applauded the achievement with an optimism to enrich knowledge for the students in Sikkim. Mr Rabin Chettri, Director SCERT, Govt of Sikkim called for collective participation of both schools and colleges/university in the initiative. He remarked that this opportunity should be used to “harness the skill to be professionally ready.”
SRM University Sikkim as the Center for Cambridge English exams can open up a world of study, work or travel opportunities. These exams open doors to higher education, improve employment opportunities, and increase choice of study or work for the students. With a Cambridge English Certificate, the student will be able to prove his/her English language skills to universities, employers and governments around the world.