Welcome! New Gen SRM’ites
It gives us immense pleasure to welcome you all to SRM Institute of Science and Technology as you begin your new academic journey. It is not by accident that you have chosen to pursue your future at the SRM family for you have come to an institution that has been carefully nurtured over the years by a Management that has always placed a premium on quality of education.
As you settle down you will find what a wide range of academic opportunities that SRM offers and the fine chance to really chase your dreams, and with a passion. Your teachers here have been carefully chosen and will make you feel comfortable not only in a classroom setting but beyond as well. It is this bond right from the first semester that sets the environment for the duration of your study. The fine interaction between students and their teachers has paid rich dividends whether it had to do with putting a nano-satellite in orbit some seven years ago or currently working with ISRO on a project to the Moon! And nothing stops you from pursuing your own interests; we will only be too glad to step in with our contributions, intellectually and financially.
Gradually you will also realize that SRM goes far beyond academics. It is an institution that has an accent on research, a critical component of our future. Your professors will instill a sense of interest and curiosity that will want you to get involved in probing for deeper meanings and conclusions. Every year we have a Research and Science Day that will encourage students, at the under graduate and post graduate levels, to present papers, the best of which eventually finding their way to high quality journals. Research and innovations are two things that SRM attaches a lot of importance - aside from personal and professional satisfaction, it helps this institution to contribute to industrial & societal needs.
Many of you have come from the four corners of India or for that matter even from far away countries. Let me tell you that SRM has such a rich diversity of people that makes it such a fun place to be in. Use the occasion to enjoy newer things in life - friends, languages, food, for instance! There are also numerous clubs in this campus that might interest you. If nothing else, step into the city to experience the rich historical and cultural heritages. But one thing for sure is that you will not be bored.
Welcome to the SRM Family and I wish each and every one of you the very best.
Dr. Sandeep Sancheti
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University).