SRMIST has been ranked as the No. 1 private university in India in the year 2015 by India Today. SRMIST is also ranked nationally as No. 1 in Engineering, No. 2 in Computer Science Application, and No. 4 in Business Administration. The Institute has also been placed in the category of ‘A’ by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Department of Higher Education of the Government of India and has been accredited by NAAC with 'A' Grade in the year 2013.
SRMIST offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine, Health Sciences, Science and Humanities. And students have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of cutting-edge programs from a flexible and dynamic curricula, exciting research, and global connections, which features SRMIST to stand out in the crowd. In addition, SRM is also noted for its diversity of its faculty, who come from 14 different countries across the boundary of India.
It is noteworthy that the 4 courses, B.Tech Civil Engineering, B.Tech Mechanical Engineering, B.Tech Electrical and Electronics Engineering and B.Tech Electronics and Communication Engineering have been accredited by the Engineering Accreditation Commission of ABET and the B.Tech Information Technology has been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET at the Kattankulathur Campus of SRMIST.
The University offers a vibrant Semester Abroad Program with over 20 leading universities and to name a few are, University of California, Berkeley, Carnegie Mellon University, University of California, Davies, and Edinburgh University. Students also have the opportunity of exploring a number of dual degree and transfer degree options with leading foreign universities in several countries. An International Advisory Board with over 50 members drawn from across the globe act as an advisory and consultative platform for all aspects of teaching and learning at SRM University. Over 80% of the students registering for on campus placement get jobs in leading industries in India and abroad.
The campus is spread over 250 acres replete with a variety of facilities, state-of- the-art labs, libraries, Wi-Fi, knowledge centres, an AC auditorium of capacity 4000, 100 online smart classrooms, hostels with premium facilities, endless convenience on campus including ATMs, bookstores, dining options, cafeterias, prayer halls, gym and many more.