Shiva Subramanian

Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] (Mechanical Engineering) | Batch of 2015

SRM University - [SRM], Kanchipuram Review by Shiva

Overall Rating : 8 / 10

Written on 16 Jan 2015

Academics & Faculty
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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.

Foreign Exhange & International Exposure
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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.

Fees & Scholarship
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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.

Placements & Alumni Network
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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.

Infrastructure & Transportation
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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.

Clubs & Associations
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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.

Social Atmosphere
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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.

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