Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) was established in 1985 in Kattankulathur near Chennai Tamil Nadu by T. R. Parivendhar in a sprawling area of 250 acres. It consists of four campuses: three campuses such as Kattankulathur, Ramapuram, and Vadapalani in Chennai and one campus in NCR. In 2002, it was declared as deemed to be university by the MHRD and the UGC, and in 2006, it was declared as SRM University by the government of India notifications that declared deemed university can be called as a university, however, it was remained SRM Institute of Science and Technology by the instruction from the Government of India.
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 it gave its reports.
Students Intake at SRMIST Chennai
SRMIST Chennai gave admission to 5490 students at UG and 745 students at PG in 2021; In 2020, it admitted 6000 students at UG and 930 students at PG. In 2019, it admitted 4745 students at UG.
SRMIST Chennai has distinguished professors at its faculty who have been publishing many research papers. It has 1486 professors at its faculty and 49.39% of them are Ph.D. holders, the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:14, that is, one professor is available for every 14 students.
SRMIST Chennai Annual Expenditures
In the year 2021, SRMIST Chennai spent Rs. 67 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 15.24% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, whopping 56.66% of fund spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, 15.88% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 12.22% fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 51 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 43 crores. The spending as capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
In 2021, SRMIST Chennai spent over Rs. 466 crores as an operational expenditure, of which it spent 47.69% on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a whopping 50.83% spent on maintaining academic infrastructures, and the remaining 1.48% spent on conducting Seminars, Conferences, and Workshops. Spending as operational expenditure was Rs. 374 crores in 2020 and Rs. 314 crores in 2019. So, spending as an operational expenditure has also been increased in 2021 when compared with the last two years.
SRMIST Chennai Research Details
As SRMIST has fantastic facilities and a good faculty, it was able to file a massive number of 94 patent applications in 2021 and got one patent, and filed a huge number of 85 patent applications in 2020 and got one patent, however, it did not get any patents in 2019, though it filed 35 patent applications.
SRMIST Chennai has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 10.5 crores through 111 sponsored research projects from 22 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 10.8 and Rs. 15.2 crores through 113 and 79 sponsored research projects from 29 and 18 companies, respectively.
SRMIST Chennai received Rs. 2 crores through 217 consultancy projects from 177 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 1.8 crores and Rs. 89.4 lakhs through 133 and 52 consultancy projects from 103 and 24 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
SRMIST Chennai Research Details
UG Graduations & Placements
At SRMIST Chennai, 5220 students got admission to UG degree courses, of whom a massive 96.17% graduated and 92.46% got placements at top companies and 391 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a bulky 88.61% students graduated, of whom 98.18% got placements and 464 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a huge 96.2% students graduated, of whom 96.96% got placements and 1387 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At SRMIST Chennai at PG programs, a massive 98.21% students graduated and merely 5.57% got placements at top companies, and 7 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a huge 99% students graduated, of whom just 15.62% got placements and 10 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a whopping 99.76% students graduated, of whom merely 13.65% got placements and 13 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program at SRMIST Chennai, a massive 1129 students are pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 193 graduated in 2021, and 107 and 53 students graduated in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduation: UG graduates got Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG Graduation: Rs. 3.6 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 4 LPA in 2019.
More than 600 companies are recruiting graduates from SRMIST Chennai, such as TCS, Wipro, Cognizant, Infosys, Siemens, L&T, WorkIndia, MotorQ, Amazon, Paypal, Nielsen, Adobe, Oracle, and many more.
Students Diversity at SRMIST Chennai
There are a huge number of students, that is, 20717 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 76.92% are boys and 23.08% are girls, 3733 students are from within the state, a massive number of 16529 from outside of the state, and the remaining 455 from foreign countries.
Facilities on SRMIST Chennai Campus
SRMIST Chennai is providing good facilities for students on the campuses. It has hostels, a wi-fi campus, laboratories, libraries, a knowledge center, a big AC auditorium, ATMs, book stores, dining options, cafeterias, a prayer hall, a gym, lifts and ramps, and many other facilities.
Campus Festivals at SRMIST Chennai
SRMIST Chennai is celebrating the annual festival MILAN, the Sanskrit meaning of MILAN is “come together” or “meeting”, which is celebrated for 5 days where various programs from culinary to the fashion show and singing to bodybuilding are organized to enthrall energetic students, and it gives a platform for students to showcase their inner talents in arts and extra-curricular activities.
As SRMIST Chennai is near Chennai, the metropolitan city which has well-developed transport facilities, it can be easily commutable. Both Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M. G. Ramachandran Chennai Central Railway Station which is around 46 km away and Chennai International Airport which is around 24 km away from the institution are available to reach this institution. Therefore, students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at SRMIST Chennai
For UG Graduation: SRMIST Chennai conducts SRM Joint Engineering Entrance Exam (SRMJEEE) for admission to UG courses. However, any candidate who qualifies in JEE Main/SAT will be admitted directly even if the candidate does not take SRMJEEE. And candidates are selected solely based on the merit of the examination.
For PG Graduation: SRMIST Chennai conducts the SRMJEEE PG test for admission to PG courses, however, it also admits the candidates who cleared GATE and TANCET.
Fee Structure at SRMIST Chennai
The fees of UG courses at SRM are around Rs. 10 lakhs, however, the saving grace is they can get a modest salary of Rs. 3.36 LPA at top companies, therefore, they can get back the fees within 4 years, so the burden of fees would be eased.
SRMIST Chennai Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: SRMIST Chennai has a good faculty and better infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 60.31%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: SRMIST Chennai has many distinguished professors and research scholars who have published articles in international journals, so it scored 50.91%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As SRMIST Chennai has a conducive atmosphere for study, many students have graduated at a minimum stipulated time. So for this good performance, it scored 67.01%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: SRMIST Chennai has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, so it scored 60.90%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: SRMIST Chennai has a good faculty, impressive infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes are also good, however, its placements at top companies are not impressive. Therefore it scored 13.24%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.