This admission season saw a registration of close to 1,40,000 students who took the SRM Joint Entrance Examination for Engineering (SRMJEEE). The online test was administered from 15th to 25th April 2019 in 123 venues across the country and 5 venues in Middle East. SRMJEEE rank list was published on 27th April 2019. 45% of candidates are from CBSE, 23% from Andhra Pradesh Board of Intermediate Education, 12% are from Telangana Board of Intermediate Education, 7% are from Tamil Nadu Board of Higher Education, and 5% are from Council of Indian School Certificate Examination.
The common concurrent counselling has been scheduled from 3rd May to 7th May 2019. Candidates are attending the common counselling to seek admission in any of the four campuses of SRM Institute of Science & Technology (SRMIST), Delhi NCR Sonepat Campus of Haryana, and Amaravati Campus of AP. The common concurrent counselling is being held at the following Campuses : Sonepat in Haryana, Modi Nagar in Ghaziabad, Amaravati in Andhra Pradesh, Ramapuram and Vadapalani in Chennai, and Kattankulathur near Chennai.
Every day 16,000 candidates in 2 sessions will be attending the counseling, except for the first day where 12,000 candidates were called. During the counselling, allotment will be done for 62 UG Engineering programs.
On the first day of counselling, Dr. T.R. Paarivendhar, Founder Chancellor, SRM group of institutions awarded several scholarships to recognize and reward highly meritorious students and Gomathi Mariappan who bagged gold in Asian athletic championship recently was felicitated and given a cheque of rupees 5 Lakhs for her achievement. During his address he stated that “I am very delighted to start the first day of counselling with a renowned sports personality who made India proud. I wish students to follow their passion rather than sticking to one course as every course offered at SRM will give a unique chance of growth for their future”.
Prof. Sandeep Sancheti, Vice Chancellor SRMIST explained the features and progressive opportunities available at SRM for students. Prof. N. Sethuraman, Registrar and Prof. T.V. Gopal, Director Admissions, SRMIST welcomed the parents and candidates who were a part of counselling.
Under Founders’ Scholarship 20 students received 100% waiver of tuition and hostel fees. In addition to the above, Socio – Economic scholarship, differently-abled scholarship, Employee ward scholarship, SRM Arts & culture scholarship and scholarships to outstanding sports persons were awarded.