Chennai:Â The city-based SRM University has announced that it would open admission for Indian students from December 15. Aspirants can either download the application form from the universityâ€™s website or buy it from banks, post offices and the institutionâ€™s office.
The pen and paper-based entrance examination will take place on April 27 whileÂ the online test would go on for a week.Â Pointing out that over two lakh students take up the entrance test for admission to SRM University every year, its chancellor Dr T.R. Pachamuthu said that students, not only from India, but 48 countries, write the examination.Â
SRM University has bagged the top slot in various surveys and rankings because of its good reputation and recognition, infrastructure, quality of programmes, research, incredible campus placement record, location of campuses and diversity of students, he said.
â€śIt is our endeavour to be among the worldâ€™s top universities soon,â€ť says Dr Pachamuthu. Once the aspirant clears the entrance examination he sits for a transparent counselling session, based on his rank in the entrance test.
To recognise the studentâ€™s academic performance and motivate him to perform well in his college studies, SRM has instituted several scholarships, grants and assistantships based on oneâ€™s academic performance and financial need.
The founders scholarship is one of the scholarships which provides waiver of tuition fees, hostel fees and transportation, along with a monthly stipend to toppers in Class XII, SRMEE, JEE (mains and advanced), achievers in sports, candidates who belong to the minority sections of society and the differently abled.
A student can log on to the universityâ€™s website www. srmuniv.ac.in or contact the information centre at 044-2745 5510/4743 7500 for more details....