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Where is SRM ? <p>SRM&nbsp;is&nbsp;near&nbsp;Chennai,&nbsp;Tamil&nbsp;Nadu,&nbsp;around&nbsp;1/2&nbsp;hour&nbsp;drive&nbsp;from&nbsp;Chennai&nbsp;airport.</p>

Tell me about SRM University ? <p>SRM University, established as SRM Engineering College in 1985 got the university status in 2002. The university is located near Chennai with easy access by road, rail and air. This is rated as No. 1 multi-stream university in India and has been accredited by National Board of Accreditation (NBA), National Assessment and Accrediting Board (NAAC), Medical Council of India (MCI), Dental Council of India (DCI) and other statutory councils of India. The university, apart from the conventional programs, offers special collaborative programs like Semester Abroad Program (SAP), Twining / Transfer programs, Dual Degree programs in collaboration with reputed foreign universities.</p>

What is the medium of instruction ? <p>English</p>

When will the application forms be issued ? <p>We&nbsp;have&nbsp;already&nbsp;released&nbsp;advertisement.&nbsp;Candidates&nbsp;can&nbsp;apply&nbsp;online&nbsp;with&nbsp;e-payment&nbsp;or&nbsp;DD&nbsp;payment.</p>

Who can apply? <p>NRI/PIO/OCI&nbsp;and&nbsp;foreign&nbsp;nationals&nbsp;can&nbsp;apply&nbsp;under&nbsp;the&nbsp;international&nbsp;student&nbsp;admission&nbsp;category.</p>

When do I apply? <p>Candidates&nbsp;can&nbsp;start&nbsp;applying&nbsp;from&nbsp;Second&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;February&nbsp;every&nbsp;year.</p>

How to apply and from where do I get the application? <p>Candidates can apply to any of the programs offered by SRM University in any one of the three modes:</p> <ul> <li>Apply online,&nbsp;using credit / debit card, paying the fee of&nbsp; INR 1060/-</li> <li>Download. Fill application details online, download and courier to us along with the fee of INR 1060/-&nbsp; banker draft (DD) / NRI cheque in the name of &ldquo;SRMIST&rdquo; payable at Chennai. DD/NRI cheque will be accepted only in INR.&nbsp;</li> <li>Application can be obtained from Office of International Relations on payment of&nbsp; fee of INR 1060/-&nbsp; banker draft (DD) / NRI cheque.&nbsp;Complete filling&nbsp;application and courier to us.&nbsp;DD/NRI cheque towards application fee will be accepted only in INR.</li> </ul>

When is the last date to submit the application ? <p>The&nbsp;last&nbsp;date&nbsp;to&nbsp;submit&nbsp;the&nbsp;application&nbsp;form&nbsp;is&nbsp;last&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;March.</p>

Once I apply what will happen ? <p>Once you send in your application along with the required documents, we will register it and an application number will be allotted to you. If the application is complete and found eligible, a provisional admission letter will be sent to you. In this letter we will let you know as to when we will be offering the admission letters or if If your application is incomplete, we will write to you requesting to submit the pending documents / information.</p>

In Which Month Conducts SRMCAT Exam ? <p>Generally&nbsp;this&nbsp;Exam&nbsp;conducts&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;Last&nbsp;week&nbsp;of&nbsp;April&nbsp;every&nbsp;year.</p>

When will I get my Admit Card ? <p>Admit card will be available for view and print in Second week of December (onwards). You will have to log onto the SRMCAT website with your registered User ID. You will be eligible for an Admit Card only upon submission of online application form. You will receive an automated email confirmation upon successful submission from website :-( ).</p>

What is the mode of conduction of SRMCAT ? <p>Offline&nbsp;or&nbsp;Pen&nbsp;&amp;&nbsp;Paper&nbsp;based&nbsp;exam.</p>

What are the eligibility requirements for admission ? <p>A&nbsp;Bachelor&rsquo;s&nbsp;degree&nbsp;with&nbsp;minimum&nbsp;aggregate&nbsp;of&nbsp;60%</p>

What kind of questions there will be in SRMCAT ? <p>There&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;100&nbsp;objective&nbsp;type&nbsp;questions&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;exam.</p>

What will be the exam structure of SRMCAT ? <p><strong>SRM Common Admission Test (SRMCAT) </strong>Exam&nbsp;&nbsp;paper consists of <strong>100 </strong>questions with duration of <strong>150</strong> minutes.<br /> The question paper will have 5 parts with the following topics:<br /> <strong>PART 1.</strong>Data Interpretation: (20 Questions)<br /> <strong>PART 2.</strong> Quantitative: (20 Questions)<br /> <strong>PART 3.</strong> Reasoning: (20 Questions)<br /> <strong>PART 4</strong>. English: (20 Questions)<br /> <strong>PART 5.</strong> GK/CA/BA: (20 Questions)&nbsp;<br /> <strong>Total Questions</strong>&nbsp; - 100&nbsp;Questions<br /> <strong>Total Marks</strong> - 300&nbsp;Marks</p>

Is there any special eligibility requirements along with the graduation for SRMCAT ? <p>No,&nbsp;you&nbsp;just&nbsp;need&nbsp;to&nbsp;have&nbsp;a&nbsp;Bachelor&rsquo;s&nbsp;degree&nbsp;in&nbsp;any&nbsp;discipline&nbsp;with&nbsp;minimum&nbsp;60%&nbsp;marks.</p>

What is maximum Age Eligibility Criteria ? <h5>There&nbsp;is&nbsp;no&nbsp;upper&nbsp;or&nbsp;lower&nbsp;age&nbsp;limit.</h5>

Will there be any negative marking ? <p>Yes,&nbsp;1&nbsp;mark&nbsp;will&nbsp;be&nbsp;deducted&nbsp;for&nbsp;each&nbsp;wrong&nbsp;answer.</p>

May I use calculator in the examination? <p>No,&nbsp;use&nbsp;of&nbsp;calculator,&nbsp;mobile&nbsp;phone&nbsp;or&nbsp;any&nbsp;other&nbsp;electronics&nbsp;devices&nbsp;is&nbsp;strictly&nbsp;prohibited.&nbsp;</p>

I have secured an eligible rank in the SRMCAT entrance examination. My aggregate percentage is 59% in qualifying examination. Can I attend counselling? <p>No.&nbsp;For&nbsp;admission&nbsp;to&nbsp;MBA,&nbsp;the&nbsp;eligibility&nbsp;is&nbsp;&quot;minimum&nbsp;aggregate&nbsp;of&nbsp;60%&nbsp;in&nbsp;the&nbsp;qualifying&nbsp;examination&quot;</p>

When are SRMCAT Results Out ? <p>10&nbsp;working&nbsp;days&nbsp;after&nbsp;the&nbsp;test.</p>

For how long do the SRMCAT scores valid for admission ? <p>SRMCAT&nbsp;scores&nbsp;are&nbsp;valid&nbsp;for&nbsp;one&nbsp;year&nbsp;only.</p>

Will the results be available online? <p>Yes,&nbsp;on&nbsp;SRMCAT&nbsp;website&nbsp;:-(</p>

What is the fee structure for the programs at SRMCAT (MBA)? <p><strong>Note:&nbsp;NA</strong>&nbsp;-&nbsp;Not&nbsp;Applicable</p> <table style="width:575px"> <tbody> <tr> <td style="width:64px"> <p><strong>Degree</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:154px"> <p><strong>Branch</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:120px"> <p><strong>Kattankulathur</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:101px"> <p><strong>Ramapuram</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:92px"> <p><strong>Vadapalani</strong></p> </td> <td style="width:43px"> <p><strong>NCR</strong></p> </td> </tr> <tr> <td style="width:64px"> <p>M.B.A.</p> </td> <td style="width:154px"> <p>Business&nbsp;Administration</p> </td> <td style="width:120px"> <p>3,00,000</p> </td> <td style="width:101px"> <p>3,00,000</p> </td> <td style="width:92px"> <p>3,00,000</p> </td> <td style="width:43px"> <p>NA</p> </td> </tr> </tbody> </table>

What is the time duration required to complete counselling ? <p>In&nbsp;the&nbsp;normal&nbsp;course,&nbsp;the&nbsp;counselling&nbsp;may&nbsp;take&nbsp;about&nbsp;6&nbsp;hours.</p>

Should we deposit the original certificates on the day of counselling ? <p>No&nbsp;need&nbsp;to&nbsp;deposit&nbsp;but&nbsp;you&nbsp;have&nbsp;to&nbsp;produce&nbsp;all&nbsp;original&nbsp;certificates&nbsp;for&nbsp;scrutiny&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;University.</p>

Is there any facility for us to stay in the campus when we come for counselling ? <p>No, we don&#39;t have any facility. You have to make your own arrangement. However, you can stay at the SRM Hotel (Star Category) near the campus. The contact details are: Ph: 044-27454249, 27453156 Fax : 44 - 27454250, e - mail:</p>

Is SRM arranging for Educational loan through banks ? <p>SRM University plays the role of a facilitator in this aspect. Number of banks will be available in the counseling venue to process loan application and issue on the- spot in &ndash; principle sanctioning letter.</p>

Should the parents come along with the candidate at the time of counselling ? <p>It&nbsp;is&nbsp;not&nbsp;compulsory.&nbsp;But,&nbsp;the&nbsp;presence&nbsp;of&nbsp;candidate&nbsp;is&nbsp;mandatory.</p>

Can we pay the counselling fee by cash? <p>No.&nbsp;All&nbsp;the&nbsp;fees&nbsp;have&nbsp;to&nbsp;be&nbsp;paid&nbsp;online&nbsp;or&nbsp;by&nbsp;DD.</p>

What about Hostel accommodation? <p>Hostel accommodation is available. Hostel officials will be available in the counseling venue. You can contact them for all details. Also check the contact page in our website and correspond with the officials concerned.</p>

What are the scholarships available in the University ? <p>SRM&nbsp;University&nbsp;offers&nbsp;variety&nbsp;of&nbsp;scholarships&nbsp;for&nbsp;deserving&nbsp;candidates.</p>

What about Placement facilities in SRM University? <p>We have an enviable placement track record. There is a placement cell headed by a Dean and supported by Placement officers from all campuses and from all faculty. Most of the eligible students are placed in campus selection itself.</p>

Can you please guide us to do correction in our entered data? <p>You have to send us e-mail ( with the details of the corrections to be done quoting your application number. We shall effect the corrections and inform you.</p>

Can the counseling date be rescheduled ? <p>Not&nbsp;possible!</p>

What is the dress code ? <p>As&nbsp;prescribed&nbsp;by&nbsp;the&nbsp;faculty&nbsp;in&nbsp;which&nbsp;you&nbsp;take&nbsp;admission.</p> <p>&nbsp;</p>

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