About Grad Dreams

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A dream doesn't become reality through magic; it takes Incessant efforts, Right Assistance, Determination & Incessant Efforts.

Grad-Dreams Education Consulting Pvt. Ltd. is one of the finest Global Education & Career Services companies in Mumbai and Pune, India. For more than 20 years, we have assisted students in pursuing overseas education.

We offer personalized counseling to make the 'right' decisions to choose the "right' program, university, and country. Our 20 years of experience ranges from working extensively with the prestigious Ivy League colleges and top public universities in the United States of America, to top quality colleges from Canada, the United Kingdom, & Singapore, where there is a value for money, and a few select schools from the European Union, i.e. Germany, France, Sweden, and the Netherlands, where the cost of education is very low or zero!

With the diminishing intercontinental boundaries and rising career prospects, students and parents are bound to get confused with the enormously increasing options for education abroad and the complicated application process. This is where Grad-Dreams plays an essential role by bridging the gap between education seekers and providers while sticking to our organizational values of ethical counseling and student satisfaction.

We have a highly customized and flexible service model and a vast database of educational opportunities that we constantly update. Our counseling process is controlled by the yardstick of providing the best possible academic choice that abides by the client's credentials, interests, future scope, cost constraints, and several other factors. We believe in providing an optimal solution to our "students" that is feasible economically, satiates their educational quest, and holds promise for a bright future!

Our 20 years of service have created and maintained an excellent rapport with our students and their parents. Our style of working and resolving conflicts for our students' benefit has resulted in a healthy mutual relationship with the families.

On the whole, Grad-Dreams is a value-driven organization working towards our mission of helping our students to tap the right educational opportunity that will carve an excellent academic career and a bright future thereon.

To provide superior quality consulting services to the international student community and global academics looking for higher learning opportunities by providing the best to our students and parents."

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Our History


We started this organisation keeping students benefit to the core while sticking to our organizational values of ethical counselling and student satisfaction.


We assisted our first 12 students in realising their study abroad dreams. We are till date in touch with our very first students and their parents. They have helped us embark this journey and still remain a proud part of the Grad-Dreams family.


We got incorporated as a Private Limited Company – Grad-Dreams Education Consulting Pvt. Ltd. and expanded our operations by serving an increasing number of students.


We started our Pune Office expanding our horizons serving a new region and new student community.


We became an ETS Certified Test Administration Site for administering GRE and TOEFL tests with an initial humble testing capacity of 12 at our Pune office.


Our Mumbai office also became an ETS Certified Test Administration Site for administering GRE and TOEFL tests assisting several hundreds of students. We collaborated with 100+ top institutions around the world.


We became an AIRC (American International Recruitment Council), USA certified organisation. We welcome comments about Grad-Dreams for the American International Recruitment Council


Grad-Dreams was awarded "PARTNER OF THE YEAR" award by the British Council for IELTS Registration. We also earned a Silver Partnership for the same.


"To provide superior quality consulting services to the international student community and global academics looking for higher learning opportunities by providing the best to our students and parents."

On the whole, Grad-Dreams is a value-driven organization working towards our mission of helping our students to tap the right educational opportunity that will carve an excellent academic career and a bright future thereon.

To provide superior quality consulting services to the international student community ur students and parents."

Our Mission:

Grad-Dreams' mission is to serve the international student community by guiding them in scaling the right academic career graph that matches the international standards among all the enormous educational opportunities globally. Also, giving the best possible education opportunities considering the students' qualifications, interests, ambition, and potential is cost-efficient and promises a bright and sound future.

  • Assessment: Understand students interests/alignments/inclinations.

  • Think ahead-futuristic: Be aware of the vast options available in the international education field.

  • Industry-aware career selection: Assist in selecting the best possible option regarding industry trends.

  • Catalyst in growth: Make every attempt to help students become successful in their chosen careers.

Our Values:

We believe that apart from being a service provider as an education consulting organization, we also have to play a social role in building the future of our students and, in turn, our society. With immense pride in being a catalyst in this process comes a great responsibility, which we always understand humbly. The following are the core values we hold as an organization:

  • Ethical Counseling: An enriching career for every student is our prime focus and priority. Backed by our expertise in the education field, we provide the right advice to our students as per their requirements, credentials, and future viability.
  • Trust and satisfaction: Assist in resolving every query that the student or the parents have, explaining the pros and cons, thus enabling timely completion of the admission process.*

Executive Board
Mr. Sunit Survase, Founder Director

Mr. Sunit Survase is the Founder - Director of Grad-Dreams Consulting, one of the foremost international education consulting companies in India. True to his vision, he has founded and built the organization around the pillars of 'think-ahead' futuristic approach, trust and satisfaction.

An accomplished and result-oriented professional, Sunit is having 14 years of versatile experience of business development, planning & commercial management of an education consulting firm with comprehensive technical knowledge. His wide experience in understanding the structure & policies of universities, schools & colleges around the world has enabled him to provide customized solutions required by these institutions for student recruitments. Till date he has mentored a number of students & professionals interested in pursuing further education in USA & Europe, especially at the Master’s & PhD level. A North America education expert, Sunit has dealt with the most exhaustive recruitment processes of several top American & European universities. He also has the expertise to analyze and project the profile of the prospective student in the best way that guarantees best possible academic career.

Till today Sunit has conducted & participated in a number of technical symposiums & conferences around the world in the field of international education. He keeps trotting the globe & has visited more than 25 countries so far. Sunit holds a Bachelor’s degree in Electronics Engineering from University of Pune in India.

Mr. Sunit V. Survase was warmly felicitated by the H.E United States Consulate General Mr. Thomas Vajda in Mumbai, on 17th June 2015. He can be reached at sunit@gdx.in

Mrs. Karuna Survase, Director

Karuna holds a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from the University of Pune and has worked as a software engineer with software companies like IBM, Nevis Networks, and TCS. As a manager with a technological background she has served in different departments at Grad-Dreams for more than a decade planning, building, optimising business and organisational processes.

Karuna brings to the table, her expertise working on different domains, which works best in analyzing the industry dynamics, student’s requirements and an optimum academic option. She makes important contribution in organizational development and team building activities at Grad-Dreams. She has an innate flair for writing and has written several articles for Grad-Dreams Consulting. Thus contributing to the formation and growth stage of Grad-Dreams and WhizStorm on a strategic, business and technical level.

She was also involved with the establishment of Pune and Mumbai test centre right from its inception since 2013 wherein she optimally utilised her computer science education background and managerial skills to lead the project on technical and managerial front.

Karuna Survase can be reached at karuna@gdx.in

Dr. S. Ramachandran

Dr. Ramachandran is currently holding the position of Director of the PTVA’s Business School in Mumbai. He holds a PhD in Human Resource Management from the XLRI. He is a professional with more than 35 years of experience in Management & Administration. In last few years he has held key positions like Executive Director (India China Chamber of Commerce & Industry) , Joint Secretary (FICCI) and Chief of Administrative Services (Indira Gandhi Institute of Development and Research). Dr. Ramachandran has varied experience in Administration, Personnel, and trade promotion in premier training and research institutions across in India. He is associated with a number of management institutions and IGNOU as a visiting faculty imparting education in Management.

Dr. Ramachandran is committed to take the company to newer levels of corporate governance. He can be reached at sram@gdx.in

Fast Facts

It’s your Dream, Our commitment!

  • An ETS® Certified Test Administration Site for the GRE® test. (Mumbai & Pune)
  • An ETS Authorized TOEFL iBT® Test Center. (Mumbai & Pune)
  • Member of the British Council IELTS Partnership Programme. IELTS registration Centre for the British Council in India.
  • An ISO 9001:8000 certified premier education abroad company in India.
  • Official representatives of a number of top universities & colleges around the world.
  • Expertise in education in North America especially for the Bachelors, Masters / MBA & doctoral programs.
  • Extensively worked with Ivy leagues & top public universities in USA & Canada, UK, Europe & other countries.
  • Official campus visits to a number of universities & colleges in the world.
  • A strong alumni network worldwide.
  • Providing the superior quality services to international students for past 18 years!
  • One stop solution for all of your education abroad needs.

  • Grad-Dreams' participated in a summit in Washington DC organized by the Department of Commerce, USA government, and inaugurated by U.S. President Barack Obama in March 2015. We were one of the 20 participants from India and Asia's only education consulting company.
  • For international collaborations, Grad-Dreams was invited twice by the Government of Spain (Office of Foreign Trade) and the Consulate General of Spain in India to visit some of Spain's premier universities and institutions.
  • We are happy to have received an appreciation award from the H.E. Consulate General of the United States in June 2015.
  • Some of the top universities in the United States have chosen Grad-Dreams' to start the classroom sessions in India (up to 6 credits). The credits earned can be later transferred to full-time masters or Ph.D. programs in the United States.
  • As a tradition, like every year, our student visa success rate for Fall 2020-21 is 100%!

Our Top Partners

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Meet Our Team

Trupti Narkar

Team Lead - Enrollment Specialist

Poonam Thakur

Senior Executive - Accounts and Finance

Tejashree Kamble

Executive - Business Development

Dakshata Koli

Team Lead - Operations

Mayuri Patil

Team Lead - Operations

Eesha Acharya

Team Lead - Content Development

Vatsal Naynak

Team Lead (IT)

Amol Wagh

Team Lead (IT)

Priya D'souza

Enrollment Specialist and Coach

Nikita Tandalekar

Executive - Corporate Communications

Sharvari Pawar

Executive - Operations

Prajyoti Kalambe

Executive - Operations

Gayatri Kambli

Executive - Operations

Sanjana Mulye

Executive - Operations

Mrudula Mhatre

Intern - Presales

Neha Salve

Intern - Presales

Ritika Singh

Executive - Digital Marketing

Priyanka Gupta

Executive - Data mining

Rakhee Lad

Graphic Designer

Vaibhavi Kadam

Intern - Data mining

Akshay Washindkar

Executive - Video Content Development

Aditya Desai

Executive - Content Development

Akansha Bhosle

Executive - Digital Marketing

Ganesh Pawar

IT - Jr. Frontend Developer

Vrushali Barke

Executive - Accounts and HR

Juhi Yadav

Intern - IT and Software

Ashutosh Kante

IT - Software Engineer

Shilpa Chavan

Executive - Data Mining

Rutuja Mane

Executive - Presales

Siddhesh Wagh

Executive - Digital marketing

Neha Deshpande

Executive - Data mining

Aishwarya Chavan

Executive - Corporate Communications

We would love to assist you on your study abroad plan!

Grad-Dreams is the #1 Abroad Education Consulting Company in India.

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