More about Sri Ramaswami Memorial University, Chennai
Sri Ramaswami Memorial University (SRM University), Chennai, Tamil Nadu is a deemed university. The university is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC) and accredited 'A' grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). The Ministry of HRD has also placed SRM University in the highest category ‘A’. The university offers a variety of courses for undergraduates, postgraduates and doctoral courses in the streams of Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities. SRM University is one of the top ranking universities in India with the capacity of over 38,000 students and more than 2600 faculty across all the campus. It offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities. Special attention has been paid to ensure that the faculty and the curriculum are student friendly and interesting. Things like foreign faculty, flexible and dynamic curriculum, exciting research and global connections are the features that help SRM University make a mark for itself. Students at SRM have a wide choice of cutting edge programs which include nanotechnology, bioinformatics, genetic engineering, remote sensing and GIS, embedded systems or computer forensics to choose from. Most of these courses are offered in close collaboration with foreign universities so that the students have a wider scope of learning more about their courses.
SRM University is spread over 600 acres replete with a variety of facilities which include State-of-the-art labs, libraries, Wi-Fi, knowledge centre, 4000 capacity AC auditorium, 100 online smart classrooms, Hostels with premium facilities, endless convenience on campus including ATM's, bookstores, dining options, cafeterias, prayer halls, gym and more.
SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur was established in 1985. Afterwards, various colleges by SRM were established. SRM Engineering College was declared a deemed to be university in 2002 by UGC. In 2003, the college was brought under the bounds of SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST), a deemed to be university. In 2006, SRMIST changed its name to SRM University when UGC permitted it to be called a deemed University. In 2013 and 2014, SRM University, Haryana and SRM University, Sikkim were established respectively.
SRM University, Chennai has 4 campuses-
- Delhi – NCR
The main campus- Kattankulathur, is well connected by bus, rail and air. The nearest railway station to the campus is Potheri. Buses are easily available the nearest railway stations for reaching the campus. The university campus also has a facility of shuttles which make travelling in and around the campus easier for the students.
The placement record of SRM University is also good where the top salary US $200,000 was offered to NANO Researcher Mr. Shivaraman at California, USA. There is nearly 100% placement record of registered students in companies like TCS, Wipro, Cognizant, Infosys, Siemens, and others. The university has Placement & Training Cells which organise Campus Interviews. They also guide students to make them familiar with the selection processes. Their past recruiters include Google, JustDial, Godrej, ICICI Bank, Sony, HCL, Honda, Kotak, Samsung, TCS, Wipro and more.
They university has various faculties working under it such as School of Civil Engineering, School of Architecture and Interior Design, School of Mechanical Engineering, School of Chemical and Material Technology, School of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, School of Bio – Engineering, School of Computing, School of Basic Sciences, School of Languages, College of Medicine, School of Management, College of Sciences, School of Journalism & Mass Communication, School of Education, School of Commerce and Institute of Hotel and Catering Management. These faculties have departments under them which offer various undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and diploma courses.
The university offers 50% fee waiver to students who score more than 95% in CBSE or State Board Examinations. They also offer scholarships to top state, SRMEEE, JEE and AIEEE rankers, sports persons and socio-economic disdained which include full waiver of tuition, books, and hostels plus a stipend of INR 1,000. They also offer a Semester Abroad Program to students where students can choose to study a semester of their course in an abroad university like MIT, Carnegie Mellon, UC Davis and others.