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Karthik
Karthik
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2015
ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • A working day consists of 7 periods for students up to a 3rd year with each period having a duration of 55 minutes in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • Final year students are focussed more on project work with having only a few subjects to pursue.
  • Academic weight gave on external and internal assessment is same ie 50% each, with internal assessment consisting of 2 cycle test and a model exam.
  • SRM Ramapuram offers a variety of academic courses which are most preferred and pursued by Indian Graduates like B.Tech in Mechanical, Civil, Computer Science, IT, EEE and EC.
  • Teaching staff are well qualified and skilled and try their level best to spark passion in students in their relative fields.
  • Teachers are well versed both in English and the regional language which helps them to have an excellent communication with the students.
  • The teaching staff is always ready to attend to any problem the student might be facing in academics or any other personal issues by giving their best insight.

 



Shubhangi
Shubhangi
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2017
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
7/10
  • SRM University is one of the best private universities in Chennai.
  • However fees and locations might be deterrents.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10
  • 'Milan' is the main cultural festival held in the month of January in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • 'Aarush' is the inter-college fest for all the colleges under the SRM University.
  • These are quite a big festival and you see a good participation from students of SRM and other colleges too.

HOSTELS & FOOD
8/10
  • The hostels are very good here and consequently quite expensive.
  • Students can choose the kind of rooms they want and the number of people in a room; of course different pricing applicable.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10
  • The infrastructure in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram here is amazing.
  • The classrooms are spacious and air-conditioned. There are projector and LCDs also available during teaching.
  • The hostels are very good here and consequently quiet expensive.
  • Students can choose the kind of rooms they want and the number of people in a room; of course different pricing applicable.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10
  • Placements are very good at SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • The college does have a good record for placements and claiming 100% for some batches.
  • The average package got by students here is around INR 3- 4 Lakh per annum.
  • Few of the students do manage to bag bigger and very high paying offers too.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
8/10
  • The faculty is experienced and well qualified in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram. They are open to teaching those interested in learning and really not bothered about uninterested ones.
  • The faculty will not push you into studying; you need to cultivate interest in the subject yourself.


Mamunur
Mamunur
Chemical eng., batch of 2013
HOSTELS & FOOD
7/10
  • The hostel rooms are decent but the food provided it is not good.
  • But there are a lot of eateries around the block that serves the purpose pretty well.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
7/10
  • The infrastructure of SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram is really good. It provides buses too.
  • The class rooms are big and spacious which makes an ambient atmosphere for students.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10
  • The college fee is slightly more as compared to the other colleges in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • It does provide scholarships but not on a wider scale.
  • But there are a lot of bank loans and other financial aid options which are nice.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
6/10
  • The academic schedule is pretty usual in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram. There not much pressure.
  • The college gives a lot of options when it comes to course choices which are good.


Shiva
Shiva
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering), batch of 2015
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
8/10
  • As far as the SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram Campus is concerned, the diversity of students is vast and include various ethnicity, religion, and race.
  • Students are strictly monitored regarding alcohol use and are taken to task when they are found with alcohol.
  • The college promotes strict discipline.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
7/10
  • The College has various Professional Clubs and students are required to be a member of at least two professional clubs.
  • The Clubs include SAE India, Eco Club, Literary club to name a few.
  • The sports infrastructure is good but needs further improvements.
  • Sports played on campus include are Basketball, Cricket, Soccer, and Athletics.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
9/10
  • The Quality of Classrooms are excellent in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram. They are spacious.
  • The Labs are equipped with much-needed equipment and help the students in learning their coursework easily.
  • WiFi is available for hostel students who have to request for WiFi using a form provided for the same.
  • There are various modes of transport available which include college bus, public bus and personal mode of transport.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
8/10
  • SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram offers various inplant/internship opportunities to its students whereby the students are allowed to go for inplant/internship that they get.
  • The internship/inplant are a must and the students must go to a new company to learn something new beginning from the second year of their study.
  • During the time they come to the college after reopening, they must share their experience with the other students to help them to learn that as well.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
8/10
  • The college fee in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram when I was studying was Rs. 2 lac/year.
  • There is a scholarship available for various categories which include sports, merit to name a few.
  • The Criteria for selection would depend on the category chosen.
  • The scholarship can be availed by filling in a form and submitting the same each year to the administrative office.
  • There are also Bank loans available for the poor people who cannot afford the fees of the college.
  • The percentage of students who take scholarships should be around 50-70.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
8/10
  • The University has its share of International Exposure. The Foreign Institutes include a wide variety of Institutes from various countries. Carnegie Melon, University of Wisconsin, MIT to name a few.
  • The Language of Teaching or the mode of communication primarily in English.
  • There are other foreign languages available which include Japanese, French and German (for Ramapuram Campus and Vadapalani) and including these three plus Chinese and Korean for the main campus.
  • Average cost incurred depends on the program chosen and the University. The minimum cost incurred would be around INR 4 lac/ year.
  • There are various exchange programs which include Semester Abroad Program (SAP) for a single semester, A 3+2 Dual Degree program with B.S and M.S Certification from the Two institutes involved. The duration of the study here would be 3 years and at the foreign university would be 2 years.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • The Academic Schedule or the Time Table consists of 7 periods in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram. The duration of each Period is 55 minutes. The time is followed by the second.
  • There are Three internal assessments- Cycle Test 1 (CT1), Cycle Test 2(CT2) and Model Examination. The internal Assessments would frequent once in a month.
  • Projects are for the Final Years and would follow up in the final semester.
  • The available courses here at the SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram Campus are the following- Mechanical Engineering, Civil Engineering, EEE, ECE, CSE and IT.
  • There are three campuses in Chennai with Kattankalathur being the main campus and offers much more courses.
  • The other campus is in Vadapalani.
  • The Quality of Teaching is excellent.
  • The Methodology is such that the syllabus issued is followed but, the teachers insist that we look at the current technology/trend related to the content which instils lateral thinking.
  • The Professors are easily accessible outside the classes and any doubts can be clarified easily.


Mani
Mani
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Agricultural Engineering), batch of 2017
CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
9/10
  • SRM University provides an opportunity for the students to share their knowledge and pursue their leisure time activities beyond the realms of classrooms.
  • The clubs & committees that are managed by students are as follows: Adventure Creative Arts & Design Enviro Club - ECO YOUTH E-Cell, Festival, Innovation, Music, Movie & Drama (MAD), Photography Social Club - SCOPE, Yes Plus Club Dance Seekh - New Initiatives and Workshops Club.

HOSTELS & FOOD
9/10
  • Students staying at SRM hostels are provided with considerable options of food, for there are many mess halls in the campus.
  • Students can choose North Indian or South Indian menu and to the benefit of the international students, the hostel also offers multi-cuisine dining facility providing Thai, Chinese and continental foods.
  • Life on-campus helps the students not only to study but also to socialize with the peers.
  • SRM provides a comfortable and safe housing to all its students.
  • The students housed on the campus are encouraged to use the gymnasium, playground, and all indoor gaming facilities.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10
  • SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram is equipped with all the latest facilities such as Videoconferencing, interconnecting SRM University campuses, Wireless-enabled lab and campus State-of-the-art, high capacity, Servers with multiple operating systems.
  • A Central Library with vast knowledge resources - printed and electronic form.
  • There is wifi facility in the college.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
7/10
  • Regarding the internships, the college faculty will mostly give you some basic knowledge about what you are going to be taught throughout the internship.
  • Rest and all job like finding the company and doing the work are the part and parcel of the student himself/herself.
  • Someone who does not have any engineering related contacts will have to suffer until you find your way.

FEES AND SCHOLARSHIP
9/10
  • SRM University offers several scholarships, fee waiver schemes, teaching and research assistance to meritorious and deserving students.
  • A large number of students have tremendously benefited from such schemes.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
9/10
  • Under the Semester Abroad Program, the students are allowed to take up a few courses and /or a Major project in reputed foreign universities for ONE semester.
  • The credits earned in the foreign university through the SAP will be translated into SRM credits, by an approved conversion procedure, and taken for consideration for the award of the degree by SRM University.
  • After the study period at a foreign university the students return to SRM University to continue with the degree program for which they were enrolled, and after fulfilling all the necessary conditions laid out in the regulations of SRM University, the student will become eligible for the award of the degree.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
7/10
  • The classes are conducted in a normal fashion just as any other engineering college from 9 AM to 4 PM.
  • The quality of the faculty members are good.
  • Most of them are M.Tech or P.hd graduates in college


Shivankit
Shivankit
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Information Technology), batch of 2018
HOSTELS & FOOD
5/10
  • The quality of food provided in the mess is not up to the mark in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • Although cheap and good food is available just outside campus.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
8/10
  • SRM provides an opportunity for students to study for a semester in top foreign universities under their semester abroad program.

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
8/10
  • SRM has many clubs and social and student associations.
  • There are a vast number of choices for students to choose from ranging from cultural, professional, art and many other social associations.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
8/10
  • SRM has quality classrooms and free shuttle service is provided on the campus.
  • There is a railway station located just outside the campus.


Abhishek
Abhishek
Master of Business Administration [MBA], batch of 2015
SOCIAL ATMOSPHERE
9/10
  • Smoking inside SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram is banned.
  • There are various restaurants available outside of campus at short distance like Domino's, Pizza corner etc

CLUBS & ASSOCIATIONS
10/10
  • The clubs like ENACTUS - social entrepreneur club, BRAHMOS - involving competitions which bring out the performance of students etc in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • Management Fests - The Bazaar, Yuva, Clubs for Marketing, HR, Finance, Operations Students.
  • Sports like cricket, basketball, badminton, etc.

HOSTELS & FOOD
9/10
  • There is separate hostel facility for boys and girls in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • Ranges from single sharing with Air Conditioned facility.
  • There is an international hostel in college.

INFRASTRUCTURE & TRANSPORTATION
10/10
  • Classrooms are equipped with Wi-Fi, Projectors in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • The central library has availability of all books, Digital Library has access to international journals.
  • ATM's, Banks are there inside the college.
  • University canteens and private cafeteria's like - subway.
  • Computer labs are good.

PLACEMENTS & ALUMNI NETWORK
9/10
  • Placements are good in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.
  • Faculty also help in getting placed on their network and also for an internship also.
  • Internships also available from placement cell.

FOREIGN EXCHANGE & INTERNATIONAL EXPOSURE
7/10
  • School of Management informs students about student exchange programs including viva procedures in SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.

ACADEMICS & FACULTY
9/10
  • Academics are good at SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram.


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