SRM University has set up a high standard of teaching and research since its inauguration in the year 1985. The management brought all its educational institutions including the Engineering, Medical and Para-Medical colleges of the Valliammai Society under the ambit of SRM Deemed University by the year 2004. After that, the University Grant Commission (UGC) elevated the status of the deemed university to a full-fledged university in 2006, under the UGC Act 1956. The university introduced an upgraded syllabus and international teaching methods, once it was declared as a full-fledged university. The university is accredited by NAAC with a score of 5-star rating and it also won the Best ISTE Chapter Award in the Tamil Nadu-Pondicherry section.
SRM University offers several courses that are divided into three major faculties like Engineering and Technology, Medical and Health Sciences, and the Faculty of Science & Humanities. The courses are offered at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels and various certificate and diploma courses are offered as well. The Kattankulathur campus of the university is located over a land of 200 acres and its Ramapuram Campus occupies 20 acres of land. The university's College of Dentistry, College of Nursing, College of Physiotherapy, College of Occupational therapy and the Faculty of Engineering and Technology are located at the Ramapuram Campus. The Modinagar campus of SRM University in Delhi houses the Institute of Management and Technology.
Courses offered at SRM University
SRM University also offers different courses in Health Science. These courses are offered in disciplines like Dentistry, Nursing, Occupation Therapy, Pharmacy and Physiotherapy. The courses include MBBS, BASLP (Bachelor in Audiology & Speech Language Pathology), B.Sc. Medical Laboratory Technology, B.Sc. Medical Record Science, B.Sc. Optometry, BDS (Bachelor of Dental Surgery), B.Sc. Nursing, B.O.T. (Bachelor of Occupational Therapy), BPT (Bachelor of Physiotherapy), Pharm.D (Doctor of Pharmacy), B.Pharm. (Bachelor of Pharmacy), Aviation & Airport Management, Biotechnology & Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Hotel & Catering Management, Information & System Management, Visual Communication, etc. The B.A Courses offered in the university include the subjects like Tamil, Economics, Journalism & Mass Communication, etc. and B.Com. Courses like BBA, BCA, B. Ed., BFT (Film Technology), B.P. Ed, etc. is also offered in SRM University. The University offers many courses in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science, Biosciences, Commerce Economics, Education, English, Foreign Languages, Fine Arts, etc. The University has a Film School to offer courses in Film Studies as well.