Biruda Virkud

Biruda Virkud has been in the admission counseling field since 2002. She has earned her MS from TAMU, TX USA. During this decade of working in the field of Higher Education Counseling and coaching she has assisted about 3000+ students in presenting professionally refurbished profiles, appropriately edited and evaluated to suit the requirements of several top notch Global universities and have a 100% track record of having guided them to secure admission in the same. In addition to consulting, she has contributed various articles in newspapers, magazines on latest updates in the international education space. She is also an able speaker on admissions process and conducts many webinars. As of 2016, Ms. Virkud is also a member of the prestigious Association of International Graduate Admissions Consultants.

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Anuradha Karale

Post her MBA, Anuradha has been in education counselling since 2003. She has counselled students for CAT/GMAT/GRE as a Counselling Head and gradually moved to admission consulting for schools in India and abroad. Apart from Counselling, Anuradha has also been an entrepreneur, handled Bangalore city operations, and has even been a Marketer previously. Her work experience has given her rich insights into various career paths. Currently, she is an Admissions Mentor for enrolled students at iGrad Global and also handles the Backend Operations.


Sariga Bijoy

Sariga is a rank holder for her Masters in Business Administration in HRM & Production under Anna University. She has been in the counseling field from 2012 onwards. Previously, she held the position of Career Advisor under University of Calicut, where she got interested in guiding students for their higher studies.


Aarthi Ramachandra

Aarthi started off as a Senior Counselor in 2006 and moved on to being an Assistant Centre Head. She has counselled students for CAT/GMAT/GRE & SAT, she’s had an exposure of counselling students in Dubai as well with Princeton. Now Aarthi is a part of the iGrad Global team as a Research Associate. She is passionate about guiding students on the best Universities they could apply to.


Sujaya Sarkar

After her MBA in Marketing and Finance, Sujaya started her career in Admissions at IIPM, Mumbai in 2005. At IIPM, she counselled all level of students from various backgrounds and contributed to make it a well known brand. She was also recognized for her outstanding contribution in the Department of Admissions. Later she handled the the core admission and placement department of WLC (Weign and Leigh Management College. Kolkata) and National Techno Institution, Kolkata. Sujaya is keenly interested in her students’ careers and strives to provide them with the best possible information and guidance.


Biren Parmar

Biren Parmar was a student with Biruda when he was looking out for opportunities abroad. After successfully finishing his PhD in ECE at Texas A&M University, USA, he is now working with a startup in the medical imaging industry in California. He has a passion for assisting students like him in realizing their study abroad dreams, and has won numerous mentorship awards.

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Dr. Moumita Mukherjee, P.E.

Dr. ​Moumita Mukherjee, P.E. is a civil engineer with more than 15 years of extensive experience in geotechnical engineering and holds a professional licensure in US. She received her PhD in Civil & Environmental Engineering from Michigan State University. She worked in the private sector for about seven years in India and the U.S. as a structural/geotechnical engineer and four years in academia as an assistant professor in the U.S. She has mentored and advised many students in their higher studies. She is the recipient of Featured Engineer 2010 awarded by Memphis Joint Area Council and Engineer’s Club of Memphis. Like Biren, she is also a former student of Biruda.

Advisory Panel

Our team also comprises of Verbal experts with over a decade plus of test preparation experience, Visa Consultants , Essay editors and Admissions Interviewers and an Advisory Panel of past students to network with.


Rahul P

Rahul P graduated from Penn State in May 2013 with a business degree specializing in Marketing and Supply Chain and currently works with Assortment Planning for Sears Holdings at their headquarters in Chicago. Prior to joining Penn State, he worked on Supply Chain Analytics for a fortune-100 firm in Bangalore. His background is computer science engineering.


Sourabha Jayanna

Sourabha is an MBA gold medalist from S P Jain School of Global Management and graduated in 2013. She has worked in Aviation, Banking and Telecom domain in her earlier engagements. She is currently in Consulting role in a start up company focusing on Talent Management and Learning & Development. She is passionate about technology and can be reached for any guidance.


Saurav Sarkar

MS – ECE –  Computer Networking at NCSU  Software Engineer (Developer) at Cisco  Systems, Bangalore BE(Hons).
Electronics & Instrumentation (Branch  Topper) @ BITS Pilani Goa TOEFL – 108


Adarsh A

Adarsh is an MBA student who graduated in December 2014. He currently works with Amazon as an Operations Manager.

In his own words: I have undergrad degree in computer science engineering.  My 5 years of work experience is in software and product development, managing several class I application of e-commerce and retail industry. My roles include software programmer, system and business analyst. I have worked for fortune 500 companies such as Dell, Tesco and Nokia. My career interest is incident management in supply chain industry and mentoring students.. I am eager to meet thoughtful people. Reach out to me on igradglobal advisory panel for career suggestions.