Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai – 2021

Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS) was established in 2005 in Thandalam Chennai Tamilnadu in an area of 180 acres in a perfect placid atmosphere by the Saveetha Medical & Engineering Trust established in 1986 to provide medical, educational, and research studies to all the people. It is a private institution that was granted deemed university status by the UGC in 2005.

In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fees structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where SIMATS gave its reports.

Courses Offered at SIMATS Chennai

SIMATS offers a modest number of 12 courses in undergraduate programs and merely 5 courses in post-graduate programs in engineering science & technology.

Students Intake at SIMATS Chennai

Students Intake
SIMATS admitted 1320 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG programs and 30 students each in 2021 and 2020 at PG programs.
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SIMATS has 381 distinguished professors at its faculty, of whom 60.1% are Ph.D. holders and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.

SIMATS Chennai Annual Expenditures

Capital Expenditure
SIMATS spent Rs. 16.1 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 4.91% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a modest 21.48% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 22.51% spent on workshops, and the remaining 51.1% spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 15.76 crores and it was around Rs. 11.78 crores in 2019.
Operational Expenditure
SIMATS spent over Rs. 58.97 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a half 49.98% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a nearly another half 49.34% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 0.68% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 54.9 crores in 2020 and Rs. 33.48 crores in 2019. The spending of operational expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.

SIMATS Chennai Research Details

As SIMATS has distinguished professors and research scholars, good infrastructure, and a conducive atmosphere for research, it was able to file 17, 18, and 21 patent applications in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively, however, it got 1 patent in 2021.
Sponsored Projects
As SIMATS has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 9.2 crores through 1429 sponsored research projects from 627 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 9.8 and Rs. 9.5 crores through 1425 and 2750 sponsored projects from 738 and 1920 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Consultancy Projects
SIMATS received Rs. 1.6 crores through 73 consultancy projects from 43 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.6 and Rs. 1.5 crores through 63 and 38 consultancy projects from the 30 and 31 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.

SIMATS Chennai Graduations & Placements

UG Graduations & Placements
At SIMATS, a considerable number of 1335 students got admitted to UG degree courses and 80.07% of them graduated, of whom 97.15% got placements at top companies and 51 were selected for higher studies in 2021; 86.38% of students graduated, of whom 98.84% got placements, and 78 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 98.41% of students graduated, of whom all got placements and the remaining 16 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At the PG programs, 96.67% of the students graduated, of whom 89.28% got placements at top companies and 1 was selected for higher studies in 2021; 93.33% of students graduated, of whom all got placements, and 6 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and 86.67% of the students graduated, of whom all got placements and 4 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, 275 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 9 students graduated in 2021 and 6 students each graduated in 2020 and also in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2021 and also in 2020, and Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2019 at top companies.

Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
The top recruiters of SIMATS are Scaipc, Cognizant, Accenture, Bosch, Capgemini, Tata, Latenviews, Kaar, BYJU’s, Jabil, Mahindra, Virtusa, etc.

Students Diversity at SIMATS Chennai

At SIMATS, a massive 5061 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 80.91% are boys, 19.09% are girls, 1294 students are from within the state, a massive 3766 students are from outside of the state, and the remaining 1 student is from foreign countries.

Facilities on SIMATS Chennai Campus

SIMATS has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, medical facilities, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, a wi-fi campus, a moot court, a shuttle service, an art theatre, an auditorium, a convention hall, ATMs, lifts/ramps, etc.

Campus Festivals at SIMATS Chennai

SIMATS celebrates the cultural and sports cum annual day on the campus every year in March where many sports and cultural events are organized to enthrall the enthusiastic students, and notable personalities from the various fields present in this festival and give certificates and prizes to the winners of the events.


SIMATS is in Chennai, the capital of Tamilnadu and a metropolitan city, therefore, it has a good transport system. Both Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M.G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station is around 30.5 km away and Chennai International Airport is around 28.3 km away from the institution are available to reach this institution, so students from anywhere can commute to it easily.

How to Get Admission at SIMATS Chennai

For UG courses at SIMATS: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or any other equivalent exam with Physics, Maths, and Chemistry stream or vocational stream (vocational groups in Engineering/technology) are eligible to apply, however, candidates are admitted through either (1) Single Window Counseling conducted by Department of Technical Education (DOTE) through Tamilnadu technical education (TNEA) or (2) counseling conducted by the Consortium of Self Financing Professional, Arts and Science Colleges in TN.

For PG courses: Candidates who passed the UG degree need to take any one of TNCET/CET/GATE for admission to the PG courses and admission is given through Anna University & Consortium of Self-financing Professionals, Arts, and Science Colleges in Tamilnadu.

Fee Structure at SIMATS Chennai

Students need to pay approximately Rs. 5.06 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at SIMATS, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.8 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within one-and-half years.

SIMATS Chennai Scores by NIRF

Teaching, Learning, and Resources: SIMATS has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research. Therefore, it scored 55.8%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: SIMATS has a good faculty and better infrastructure, and got a patent for innovative research, however, it scored 19.82%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: SIMATS has a conducive atmosphere for study, however, students graduating at the minimum stipulated time are not impressive. Therefore, it scored 39.47%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: SIMATS has students from every section and every part of India and the world, so it scored 65.05%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

Perception: SIMATS has a decent faculty, better infrastructure, a conducive atmosphere, however, it is a private institution that has been established a decade ago and it has not yet gotten much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs, therefore it didn’t score anything in this section, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.

SIMATS Chennai got 37.09% as an overall NIRF score and ranked at number 121.

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