SRM University Kattankulathur [SRM], Kanchipuram Tamil Nadu was established in the year 1985 as Deemed to be University Educational Institute to provide higher education to build a career in the field of Engineering, Management and Humanities. SRM is approved by the reputed UGC, and is accredited by NAAC-A. Management of SRM Kanchipuram is working under Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar (Chancellor).
SRM University Kattankulathur Campus is a ‘deemed to be university’. It was set up in 1985 in Kanchipuram, 40 km away from Chennai. It got deemed to have university status in the year 2002. The university has five campuses in the state of Tamil Nadu, and SRM KTR Campus is the main campus. It was accredited by NAAC with the highest A++ grade in 2018. It offers NBA-accredited courses at the UG level. It is also ranked 2nd among private/self-financed universities in the ARIIA Rankings 2020. As per the most recent NIRF rankings for 2022, this institute ranked 36th in the overall category, 24th in engineering, and 12th in pharmacy.
The university has UG and PG programs in many fields, like management, agriculture, and health sciences. It also has provisions for distance education for students who cannot come to campus. It also has a centre that gives certificate courses in performing arts like vocal music. SRM is in collaboration with Trinity College of Music, London, and gives training in western classical music. The campus also has a nanotechnology cell where students can do research in this field. For advanced research, they have developed an earthquake cell. This cell has international collaboration with Taiwan and Thailand. They also have a centre of Statistics. The University has an internal assurance quality cell that makes sure that all the academic and administrative work is done on time.
SRM Kattankulathur admits students from other countries during the first-year intake. Exchange programs are also there where students get admission in the middle. More than 700 international students studied on the campus. It has also collaborated with 60+ international institutions, and more than 32,000 international publications have been published.
SRM Kattankulathur Campus admits students in sciences, humanities, management, and many engineering courses. In some programs, students get admission directly. For other programs, they have to appear for a national-level exam, which was conducted by SRM University. The students are called for counselling when they fulfill the minimum criteria in the qualifying exam. Candidates have the freedom to choose the campus and course they want to enrol in. The students can also enrol in distance learning programs. They can directly download the form from the university website, fill it out and submit it to the department they are interested in. Students who wish to take admission in the engineering degree have to write the university’s own entrance exam, named SRMJEE. NRI/PIO/OCI candidates are also admitted through this exam. Those who wish to study law at this university have to write their own joint entrance test for law. Based on the marks scored in the exam and other criteria, a student gets admission to the Law faculty. LLB (Hons.) & LLM (International Trade Law) do not require any entrance exam.
Students who wish to do a Bsc and a PG diploma in hotel management have to score more than 60% on the qualifying exam and later attend the e-counselling. If they score less than 60%, they will have to take one interview test. Upon selection, they get the allotment letter for their confirmation of admission.
For Ph.D. admissions, the students have to write an entrance exam on the SRM campus. The entrance test will have half the questions based on research methodology and the other half subject-specific. After this, the student has to give a presentation on his research area and interview. If any student has qualified for UGC-NET/ CSIR NET/ SLET/ GATE, there is no entrance exam required.
SRM University Campus supports students who excel in academics and sports and really deserve it. The SRM founder’s scholarship is really popular because it offers a full fee waiver, including charges for hostel and mess. It also gives 1000 INR to students per month. The students who top the SRMJEE/JEE exam or state top rankers are eligible for this scholarship. A 25% to 100% scholarship is also given to students who are economically weak. There are also provisions for scholarships for physically challenged and minority students. If any student has amazing creativity in fine arts and literature, he is also likely to get a scholarship.
Scholarships are also available for students who are from Africa, Asia, and SAARC nations. They get a 50% tuition fee waiver on their yearly fees. The students also get a 50% tuition fee waiver based on their SAT scores, set up by SRM University. If a student scores above 70% in their relevant subjects at the 10+2 level, he will be eligible for a 50% scholarship for the entire program.
The university also gives soft education loans to aspiring students who want to study at SRM. The ICICI Bank is in collaboration with the university to assist students with education loans. The loans are sanctioned as soon as the student gets their confirmed letter of admission.
|SRM University Kattankulathur, Kanchipuram
|Deemed to be University
|UG/ PG/ Diploma/ Doctorate/ M.Phil/ Certificate
|Dr. T. R. Paarivendhar
|S.R.M. Nagar, Kattankulathur,
Kanchipuram - 603203,
Tamil Nadu, India
|08069087000, 044 27417777, 044 27417000
|32 out of 200
|36 out of 200
|58 out of 200
|2 out of 15
|2022 (Private Technical Universities)
|9 out of 23
|2021 (Private Medical Colleges)
|9 out of 17
|2020 (Private Medical Colleges)
|301-350 out of 760
|351-400 out of 687
|351-400 out of 650
|1201-1500 out of 2345
|1201+ out of 2112
|1001+ out of 1526
|4 out of 10
|2021 (Private Technical University & Deemed to be University)
SRM University Campus has been expanding placements every year. It has a career development centre that helps deal with students' development. The institute works on the practical and technical skills of students so that they get their dream companies. It holds many career-related programs for students to guide them. It also guides students through the entire recruitment process. The centre has dedicated faculty that inculcates professional skills in the students.
SRM students have been getting handsome and attractive salary packages every year. They get into top-notch industries and companies. More than 4500 offers were made by top recruiters like TCS, Infosys, and Wipro in 2020. The highest package offered was by Microsoft at 41.6 LPA. There are also many good opportunities for female students who have recently graduated. They have also got many offers from super dream companies with 10+ LPA. These companies include Google, Microsoft, Amazon, and PayPal. Dream companies like TCS, L&T, Amdocs, and Deloitte have also visited the campus. They offered students around 5+ LPA packages. The other major recruiters that visit the campus are Nestle, Sify, Sony, Bosch, Reliance, RBS, etc.
University students have gotten various internship offers time and again. The internship programs last 6–8 weeks in different organizations and companies. The students get certificates of completion at the end of the internship programs. Students are also selected for Singapore Global Internship programs.
SRM University Campus has great campus life, which includes many facilities. The campus has as many as 42 blocks and is spread over an area of 250 acres. The best this campus can offer is counselling for students. It helps in improving the mental wellness of the students. The counselors talk to the students about anxiety, tension, and many other problems. This facility is completely free for the students of this university. There are registered psychologists with plenty of experience. The Kattankulathur Campus also has an SRM Medical College & Hospital, and an SRM hotel. The library of the campus is also spread on 4 floors and it’s fully air-conditioned. The university has smart classrooms with high-tech labs and lecture halls.
To promote creativity in the students, the campus has many art and community clubs. The campus has dance, literature, fashion and many other clubs. The university conducts yoga sessions for students' health and inner peace. It has hostel facilities for boys and girls on the campus. The hostels have all the facilities needed for students. It has a gym and a fitness centre with all the bodybuilding equipment. The campus has sports facilities for tennis, badminton, volleyball, and other games. It also has cafes and restaurants for students with plenty of food menus. The campus also has halls to offer prayers for all religions. The university also has a community radio system through which they educate students in the fields of education, health, etc.
It has an anti-ragging committee as well as a students’ grievance cell to address the problems. Students can also take up community service by joining NSS and NCC. It infuses comradeship and leadership qualities in students. The other facilities on the campus include housekeeping, maintenance services, and waste management. 24*7 security and fire services are also present with camera surveillance. The university has a seminar hall where 3,000 people can sit.