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SRM Institiute of Science & Technology

1.About University

SRM Institute of Science & Technology is a Deemed University established in Kuttankulathur, Kanchipuram,Madras. The Institute was originally established as SRM Engineering College in 1985 under University of Madras. Sri Ramaswamy Memorial University was the former name of the institute. SRM Institute is one of the top ranking universities in India with over 38,000 students and more than 2600 faculty across all the campus. The University offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health sciences, and Science and Humanities.

SRM Institute of Science and Technology was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur, under the University of Madras. SRM Institute of Science and Technology includes six campuses, out of which three are in Tamil Nadu — Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, and Vadapalani, one in NCR Delhi, one in Sikkim and one in Amaravati. The institute was renamed SRM Institute of Science & technology after it has gained Deemed University status in 2003-2004 academic session. The University status which it had gained in 2006 was dropped in 2017 & was renamed as SRM Institute of Science & Technology. As of 2019, more than 170,000 students had appeared for the examination out of which 76,000 were called for counseling.

2.Regulating Body of the University

  • Chairman: MR. Ravi Pacha moothoo
  • President: DR.P. Satyanarayana and
  • Vice – President: Dr. R. Shivakumar
  • Vice- Chancellor: Dr. Sandeep Sancheti
  • Registrar: DR.N. Sethuraman


SRM is highly accredited by national and international accrediting agencies.

  • NAAC (National Accreditation & Assessment Council) – A++ grade in 2018
  • NBA (National Board of Accreditation) – 11
  • ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology) of USA- 33
  • Engineering Accreditation Board of the Engineering Council


SRM Institute of Science & Technology has 7 campuses.
They are:

  1. Chennai – 1985
  2. Rampuram – 1985
  3. Vadapalani – 1985
  4. Guntur (AP) – 2017
  5. Ghaziabad (Delhi) – 2013
  6. Haryana – 2013
  7. Sikkim- 2013

5.University Rankings

Category Ranking Authority Rank
International (General) QS Asia 2019 351- 400
International (General) UI Metrics 362
International (General) Times Higher Education World 31
National (General) NIRF (overall) 2019 52
National (General) NIRF (Universities) 2019 32
National UI Metrics 9
Engineering Outlook India 2019 27
Engineering The Week 2015 2
Private Colleges India Today 2018 1
Pharmacy NIRF 2019 14
Best University MHRD Category A
Engineering NIRF 2019 36
Engineering Outlook India 27
Engineering India Today 7



 SRM offers admissions to Under graduate courses through SRMJEE UG ( Shri Ramaswamy Memorial Joint Entrance Exam UG) & to Post Graduate courses through SRMJEE PG (Shri Rama swamy Memorial Joint Entrance Exam PG) which are conducted every year in the months of May & June.

7.UG Courses

SRM offers Undergraduate courses in 4 disciplines, Post Graduates in 4 disciplines, PhD in 3 streams, Diplomas in 16 streams  which are offered to 38000 students mentored & guided by 2600 faculty with a ratio of 10 students : 1 faculty.


Resident Indian or Non-Resident Indian (NRI), holder of PIO or OCI card issued by Government of India are eligible to apply for SRMJEEE (UG). Minimum 50% aggregate in PCM

Admisssion Process Dates
Application Start date Nov
Application Last date March
Online tests April
Results May

9.LIst of Schools in SRM

Teaching at SRM is structured around schools listed below. Students are registered in one of these schools according to their field of study.

  1. School of Engineering
  2. School of Architecture & Interior Design
  3. School of BioEngineering
  4. School of Basic sciences
  5. School of Chemical & Material Technology (SCMT)
  6. School of Languages
  7. School of Medicine
  8. School of Humanities
  9. School of Media Studies
  10. School of Hotel Management
  11. School of Education

SRM offers a special program – Centre for Applied Research in Education (CARE) which involves the use of various “e- tools” like

  • E- lab
  • E – Curricula
  • E- Circuit
  • E- Skill
  • E- Verify
  • E- Train (AI- ML)

10.Selection Process

  • SRMJEE is a Computer Based Test (CBT)
  • It is a 2: 30 hr exam with Maths (40), Physics& Chemistry (35 each), Aptitude (10), English (5) questions.
  • Each question carries 1 mark which makes a total of 125 marks for the entire exam.
  • No negative marks for the wrong answer
Event Commencement (Tentative)
Application Start date (2020)  3rd Week of Feb
Application End date 1st week of March
Slot Booking  2nd week of April
Online Exam 4th  week of April
Result Declaration 1st week of July
Counseling Last week of July
Application Start Date October 4th week

11.Application fee

Fee can be paid either Online – 1100

Offline – 1160

12.Total seats available for Engineering

Branch Seats
Mechanical Engineering 60
Computer Science & Engineering 780
Civil Engineering 120
Electronics communications Engineering 360
Information Technology 120
Electrical & Electronic Engineering 120
Medical Engineering 60
Artificial Intelligence & Machine Learning 60
Computer-Aided Design 30
Structural Engineering 30
Bachelor of Architecture 80
Bachelor of Technology in the Internet Of Things 60

13.Fee Structure

First Year One-time non-refundable and non-transferable registration fee of Rs.10,000/- for programs with an annual fee of Rs.1,00,000/- and above and Rs.5,000/- for programs with an annual fee less than Rs.1,00,000/-

Campus Tuition Fee
Ramapuram 2,50,000
Kattakulthur 3,80,000
Vadapalani 2,25,000
Amaravati 2,50,000
Hariyana 1,50,000
Ghaziabad 1,75,000

Hostel fee is the same for all the campuses but differs for categories like AC, Non- AC, Sharing criteria, etc.

Category Boys Girls
Hostel 44,500- 1,55000 44,000- 1,60,000
Mess 55000 55,000
Laundry 6000 7000

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