SRM is poised to set up a university campus with 17,000 students by the end of the first phase in five years and 52,000 students by the end of the second phase in 10 years. According to local sources, the campus would double up as a medical college as well. SRM University was allotted 200 acres of land by the government at an economical rate to boost private investment in the higher education segment in the state's planned capital city.
Improved facilities at SRM University
A Central Library, air-conditioned auditorium, IT and Knowledge Management system and IT applications of the University, 32 megabytes per second Internet Connection, modern Lecture Halls & "Smart Classrooms", wireless-enabled lab and campus, language lab - specializing in English, German, Japanese, French & Chinese, are only some of the academic facilities. Support facilities include around 40 Buses - AC & non-AC - that ply regularly between the college and the city, 15 Canteens - from fast-food to full-fledged cafeterias spread throughout the campus, retail outlets - Airtel phone booths, Reynolds teller machines, Super Markets, Reliance Webworld with Java Cafe - all within the campus, a 3-Star SRM Hotel, and prayer halls for all major religions, are only some of the outstanding features of this 42-block masterpiece design.
SRM University ranked 1st in the south
SRM University is ranked no.1 among the top 75 private engineering institutes in the country in the Times of India Engineering Institutes Ranking Survey. It achieved a stellar no. 5 ranking in the top 150 engineering institutes list and the no. 1 position in the region-wise (South) ranking in the same survey. The university also came 7th in The India Today-Nielsen Survey in the top 10 engineering institutes category.