SRM Institute of Science and Technology, or Sri Ramaswamy Memorial Institute of Science and Technology, formerly known as SRM University, is a deemed university located in Kattankulathur, Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur, under University of Madras. SRM Institute of Science and Technology includes 4 campuses, 3 in Tamil Nadu — Kattankulathur, Ramapuram and Vadapalani, and one in NCR Delhi.
The institute gained deemed status during the 2003-2004 academic year and was renamed SRM Institute of Science and Technology. It became SRM University in 2006 following permission by the UGC for ‘Deemed to be Universities’ to be called ‘Universities’.In 2017 it was renamed back as SRM Institute of Science and Technology following the UGC request to drop “University” from the name.SRM Institute of Science and Technology approved by the University Grants Commission and is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). It has been given an overall A++ Grade by NAAC.Some programs in SRM Institute of Science and Technology are accredited by Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.
Mechanical engineering is the discipline that applies engineering, physics, engineering mathematics, and materials science principles to design, analyze, manufacture, and maintain mechanical systems. It is one of the oldest and broadest of the engineering disciplines. The department has evolved a comprehensive student-centric learning approach, designed to add significant value to the learner’s understanding in an integrated manner through workshops, lab sessions, assignments, training, seminars, projects and independent study.The hands-on training offered by our CAD/CAM laboratory in latest design and analysis softwares bring in a formal method of familiarizing with the industrial practices helps the students to apply their class room knowledge to live industrial problems. The department is equipped with ten laboratories, nine workshops and seven research laboratories. The laboratories and computing facilities are made available to the students and staff until late night and on all working days.