Conrods, the official SRM University team participating in Mahindra BAJA SAE India and International unveiled its new product put together by an enthusiastic group of 25 engineering enthusiasts, from different branches of engineering, Automobile, Mechanical, Mechatronics, Electrical and Electronics. The event requires the team to design and fabricate an All-Terrain Vehicle from scratch which is rigorously tested and finally raced at the NATRAX facility at Pithampur (M.P).
The team started in 2008 under the patron of Dr.C.Muthamizhchelvan, Director, Faculty of Engineering & Technology, Dr.M.Leenus Jesu Martin, Team Principal, and Mr.P.Baskara Sethupathi, Faculty Advisor of Conrods, the team which was formed in 2008 soon emerged as one the top most and most sought after team in the country representing India internationally twice--South Africa in 2010 and in Auburn,U.S.A in 2015. The team hit the top spot in 2012 as national champions by displaying the firm integrity of the team and values on which it has been built upon Conrods proved its mettle in the international event at Auburn where the car was well appreciated by the judges.

One of the oldest technical team of SRM University and the Department of Automobile Engineering, Conrods has had industrial exposure due to collaborations with Companies like Sharda Motors, Continental , Lincoln Electric, to mention a few. The team has built its 9th vehicle for the 8th edition of the event and has won various accolades on its successful journey in BAJA SAE as follows:

1. National Champions BAJA SAE India-2012 

2. Cost Report - 2nd Position -2012

3. Go Green Award - 1st Position-2011, 2015 

4. Maneuverability Award - 1st Position-2015

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