SRM Institute of Science and Technology is a Deemed University and is a part of the 35 years old SRM Group of Educational Institutions, sponsored by the Valliammai Society. The Faculty of Engineering and Technology now encompasses all disciplines of Technical Education. The University has been accredited by NAAC with B+ grade for 5 years from May 2006. The University is situated in three different campuses, one at Kattankulathur, the second at Ramapuram, and third in Delhi.
The institute offers courses in eighteen braches of Engineering at the undergraduate level and twenty specialization streams at the post graduate level, in addition to MBA and MCA programs. The areas of study include Aeronautical Engineering, Automobile Engineering, Bio-Informatics, Bio-Medical Instrumentation, Bio-Process Engineering, Biotechnology, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics Engineering, Electronics & Communication Engineering, Food & Process Engineering, Genetic Engineering, Information Technology, Robotics, Software Engineering, Water Resources, and Hotel & Facility Management.
The library has on-line library facilities, networked with DELNET (Developing Library Networks), MALIBNET (Madras Library Network) IIT Madras Library, and Anna University Library. The IT infrastructure in the campus includes a total of 1043 computers in the range of Pentium IV and AMD machines, completely networked with Fiber Optic backbone. The network is provided with Internet access through a VSNL-64 kbps leased circuit and a teleglobe USA - 256 kbps satellite link.
Mock interviews and group discussions are organized to familiarize students with standard selection procedures. Campus interviews are arranged every year in association with large industrial and commercial firms and corporate bodies.