About Us

Altura Study Abroad Solutions (Altura SAS) is a full service online counseling platform with a competent team, reliable partnerships and fruitful associations to bring students the best service standards in admissions counseling primarily for study abroad.

 

Altura SAS has been founded by Vikram Bhalla, to help students access higher education in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, Germany, France, Netherlands, Sweden, Finland, Dubai (UAE), Singapore, Hong Kong, Australia, New Zealand and other major countries of interest.

 

Vikram Bhalla is a graduate of Lancaster University Management School (LUMS), a highly distinguished academic institution based in the United Kingdom. LUMS is Quadruple Accredited and Lancaster University is world ranked – see https://www.lancaster.ac.uk/lums/about-us/ . Vikram’s professional career in the corporate sector and in education counseling has been shaped by his studentship of Lancaster University’s broadbased and highly international Management Masters.

 

Vikram has been counseling students since 2004 and has vast experience in helping candidates make their best possible applications for study abroad. He has built up his expertise through university visits in USA, Canada, UK, Singapore, Australia and other countries; attending in-person trainings with international educators who are graduates of Ivy League institutions such as Harvard and Yale, and top international institutions such as Northwestern University, to learn the art of counseling and editing; North America based higher education conferences such as NAFSA and ICEF; and many more initiatives such as regular attendance of sessions and exhibiting at the QS World MBA Tour. In 2017, Vikram led Altura SAS’s participation in the Western Sydney Careers Expo, an event co-organised by India’s Chamber of Commerce. Here Vikram forged an exceptional understanding of Australia and New Zealand’s higher education by attending presentations and networking with educators. All these efforts have benefitted Altura SAS students and resulted in 100s of student placements in top international institutions, often with scholarship. See the universities where our students have been placed at https://studyabroadsolutions.in/placements/ .

 

ALTURA SAS helps students with:
– University Selection
– Resume Building
– Essay/Statment of Purpose/Personal Statement Editing
– Interview Preparation
– Student Visa Counseling
We also help qualified candidates apply for Permanent Residence in Canada.

 

We help candidates apply to the Top 100 international universities including the Ivy-League, Oxford, Cambridge, LSE, LBS in the UK, INSEAD in France/Singapore, NUS/NTU in Singapore, Group of 8 in Australia & more. We also counsel applicants for MBA programmes for executives/experienced professionals (through GMAT) at ISB Hyderabad / Mohali (all MBA programmes), IIM Ahmedabad / Bangalore / Calcutta / Indore / Kohzikode/ Lucknow (Noida) in India.

We represent 600+ universities in all major countries of interest. We partner with 150+ universities in the US, 100+ universities in Canada, 100+ universities in the United Kingdom (UK), 20+ universities in Ireland, 15+ universities in Germany, 15+ universities in France, 15+ universities in Netherlands, 10+ universities in Switzerland, 8 universities in Sweden, 10 universities in Finland, 10 universities in Italy, 15 universities in Spain, 15+ universities in Dubai (UAE), 10+ universities in Singapore, 4 universities in Hong Kong, 9 universities in Malaysia, 30+ universities in Australia and 30+ universities in New Zealand.

 

We operate in a virtual environment and counsel students online all across India providing an email and telephone based service. We can meet serious candidates in person in Delhi/NCR (always by prior appointment) at our meeting room facilities at the following locations – Vasant Vihar, Lajpat Nagar, & Supermart1 Gurgaon.

We look forward to helping you materialze your international higher education plans!

Our Team
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VIKRAM BHALLA

Vikram has set up Altura SAS to help students access higher education in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia and other major countries of interest. He has been counseling students since 2004 and has vast experience in helping them make their best possible applications.

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APARNA S BHALLA

Aparna is a celebrated counselor with 14 years of relevant experience. She has helped her students get admitted to leading international universities and business schools. Many received scholarships and financial assistance.

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POOJA JUYAL

Pooja is a counseling specialist with over 12 years of experience during which she has amassed concrete knowledge of international university admission procedures, in preferred destinations.

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MOHIT SEHGAL, PhD

Dr. Sehgal has a B.E (Biotechnology) from University of Rajasthan and PhD in Cell & Molecular Biology from Drexel University, USA. He has worked as a postdoctoral fellow in Baruch S. Blumberg Institute, USA and The Wistar Institute, USA.

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RUCHI AGARWAL

Ruchi is a Commerce graduate from University of Mumbai and holds a PGDM in Finance from NMIMS. With over 13 years of experience, she manages Altura’s internal operations.

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GOPIKIRAN GAJULA

After completing his MBA in Dubai, Gopi worked in the admissions department of a leading international business school as an Associate Director for 5 years,evaluating applications, interviewing applicants, and admitting qualified candidates.