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Faculty of Science and Humanities

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So many vistas to choose from COLLEGE OF SCIENCES School of Basic Sciences Department of Mathematics Department of Physics Department of Chemistry School of Biosciences Department of Biotechnology School of Computer Science Department of Computer Science COLLEGE OF HUMANITIES School of Languages Department of English Department of Tamil Department of Foreign Languages School of Management School of Journalism & Mass Communication Institute of Hotel and Catering Management School of Education School of Commerce School of Fine Arts Department of Visual Communication SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film Institute List of courses Getting from where you are to where we are 03

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So many vistas to choose from
You will find new doors with exciting career vistas opening before you as you enter the Faculty of Science and Humanities at SRM University. Since its inception in 2003, the faculty has expanded into emerging fields and has been quick to equip students with high end facilities that will help them achieve great heights.

Objectives • To impart quality education
• To inculcate in them values of life • To provide exposure to various extra-curricular and co-curricular activities • To help students get training in the soft-skills that would help them realize the importance of not only their personal growth but also their commitment to society These four objectives form the cornerstones of the faculty’s teaching methods. Students are given a nourishing academic background to grow in. This ambience makes even foreign students feel at home and take on their studies with enthusiasm.

Facilities
Students and faculty have many fine facilities that aid them in the teaching-learning process: • Spacious classrooms and seminar halls • State of the art laboratories with hi-tech equipments • Department Library with wide choice of books, national/international journals and CDs • Value-added courses and personality development programs

Focus on research
Research scholars have experienced guides and every facility at the postgraduate labs to complete their research projects. The faculty’s focus on research is part of SRM University’s thrust in encouraging research in every area of study.

Campus activities
The faculty is a center of activity throughout the year, as students and faculty organize and take part in academic as well as extra curricular events. Faculty members regularly attend and present papers at international/national conferences. Many have published research papers in reputed international and national journals. Students join top companies for their projects and are exposed to industry standards.

Sports
A number of clubs prosper in the faculty. Chief among them are the Rotaract Club, N.S.S., Red Cross Society, Fine Arts Club and Quiz Club. The Sports department is also filled with energy. The faculty has hosted national level competitions in Chess and Basketball. The students securing gold medals or ranks at the university levels are also generously facilitated by the management.

Career and placement
As new and exciting careers open up to students, the placement cell is at hand to guide them every step of the way. The placement cell liaisons with the best companies in each field and provides opportunities to update students and faculty. Students are also given training in soft skills in a phased manner. As students grow in an environment of all round development, they can take on the future with ease.

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College of Sciences
School of Basic Sciences Department of Mathematics Department of Physics Department of Chemistry School of Biosciences School of Computer Science

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School of Basic Sciences

Department of Mathematics
The charm of numerals and equations holds the limelight here at SRM’s Mathematics Department. The department caters to the engineering students of B.Tech., M.Tech., M.S., and Ph.D. The department also offers a PG course, M.Sc. in Computational Mathematics.

Academics
A highly qualified faculty includes 6 Doctorates and 10 Research scholars to make sure the best education is at the student’s disposal. The dedicated staff keep themselves abreast of the latest trends in mathematical applications by taking part in workshops, National and International conferences.

Research
Considering how mathematics plays a critical role in various fields from vehicle design to architecture, the faculty encourages research in both fundamental and applied mathematics. The key areas of research interest include: • Fluid Mechanics • Fuzzy Set Theory • Analysis • Graph Theory

Activities
The Sri Ramanujan Mathematics club acts as a forum for budding mathematicians, providing them a unique platform to win laurels in the field. It is also the platform for events that are aimed at making mathematics fun to learn. The club conducts two symposiums, the Intra Mathematics Festival (IMF) and Engineering Mathematics Festival (EMF), every year. This club opens up new vistas for budding mathematicians to fly high by winning laurels.

Achievements
The faculty and research scholars have prepared research papers that have appeared in reputed national and international journals. Some of the studies are being published as books. The department has also had the opportunity to conduct two international events. An SRM-BARC collaborative research program is also on the anvil.

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School of Basic Sciences

Department of Physics
Acceleration has gripped the world of physics in the international arena and research studies in this field have broken more barriers than just sound. It is linked with the future progress of humankind and the next generation of SRM students are prepared to be a part of it. Dedicated, experienced and well qualified faculty members make up the department. They continually update their grasp on global trends and breakthroughs by attending and presenting papers in national and international conferences. Research papers have been published in reputed international and national referred journals.

Facilities:
Well equipped laboratories with modern instruments and hi-tech facilities mark the Department of Physics. The advanced functions of the laboratory include: • Preparation and characterization of nano-ceramics • Low temperature solution growth technique for growing organic and inorganic crystals • Compressibility/susceptibility measurements for solids and liquids • Electronic parameters measurements for semiconductors • Propagation parameters measurements for optical fibers • Holography

Research
The areas of research interest of the faculty members include: • Nano Technology • Crystal Engineering • Molecular Spectroscopy • Nonlinear Optics • Ceramic Technology

Academics
The faculty conducts two PG programs. The programs focus on the fields of Industrial electronics and instrumentation, Bio-medical electronics and instrumentation, Communication systems, Computer architecture, Electronics & Materials sciences, Hospital industry and Health physics.

Activities
The department conducts seminars and symposiums periodically in emerging areas of materials technology. Images SRM, the photography club, is attached to Physics department. The club explores and trains the students in the art of photography, videography, digital art and short film. The club conducts training programs and competitions regularly.

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School of Basic Sciences

Department of Chemistry
SRM University’s Chemistry Department has been engaged in opening up the fascinating world of Chemistry to students since 1985. The department comprises of a goal oriented group of highly qualified, experienced and dynamic faculty members, who engage students in M.Sc. and Ph.D. courses.

Academic
The Department of Chemistry has over 15 faculty members whose areas of expertise and research includes inorganic, organic, physical, environmental, electrochemical and nanotechnology. They participate in training and development activities, which keeps them up-to-date in the current development of chemical science and helps to promote advanced research activities. Students are guided in their Ph.D. program, PG and UG level programs in Engineering and Technology.

Resources
The department has independent laboratories fully equipped with instruments and consumables, and advanced equipments for teaching and research activities. The facilities available in the laboratories include Gas chromatography, UV-visible spectrophotometer, Bomb calorimeter, High temperature programmable-furnace and High pressure reactor.

Activities and Achievements
The faculty members have contributed to academics by publishing books, research articles in journals, presenting papers in conferences and delivering guest lectures.

Research
There are 7 approved guides as resource persons to guide Ph.D candidates. Currently 10 research scholars are working as part time Ph.D candidates in the department. The department has tie-ups with recognized institutions and industries, R&D laboratories in terms of student project, training and research activities.

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School of Biosciences
Department of Biotechnology
New avenues in microbiology and biotechnology have made these fields exciting places to work in and explore. The School of Biosciences imparts the best of education through an experienced and committed faculty. With the promise of a flexible educational experience, industrial exposure and day to day guidance, students are given every opportunity to reach higher.

Faculty
To encourage students towards higher learning, the faculty consciously work out assignments to inspire in them a thirst for knowledge. The faculty have also formed mutually beneficial links with various industries for student projects and training.

Academics
The school offers a 3 year UG degree and a 2 year PG degree in Biotechnology. Emphasis is laid on currently subjects such as Microbiology, Molecular genetics, Bio-informatics, Bio-physics, Immunology, Genetic engineering and Bio-statistics. Students are also given the edge through Computer applications training. During the PG degree program, you will be exposed to deeper understanding of various biosciences including Animal biotechnology, Tissue engineering, Enzyme technology, Genomics & Proteomics and Environmental bio-technology which form part of the syllabi. The syllabus is consciously designed to help the students inculcate, at every stage, the rapid trends and progressive growth in this exciting field.

Resources
Fully equipped labs have all the equipment to assist students for practical training in the areas of Bio-chemistry, Microbiology, Plant cell, Bio-process technology and more. Students and faculty also have access to special facilities like the Media preparation laboratory, the Computer laboratory and the Instrumentation laboratory that are useful for both teaching and conducting research.

Careers
The demand for talent in the Bio-sciences industries is on the rise. Students can find engaging careers in the areas of research & development, production, clinical testing and diagnostic work. Pharmaceutical companies, Hospitals, Horticulture industries and Conservation organizations provide excellent career platforms.

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School of Computer Science

Department of Computer Science
Objectives • To advance, evolve and enhance Computer Science fundamentals
• To build the interest in students for greater research • To guide the students in the development of newer languages • To create the ability in the students for better hardware production

Academics
The curriculum reflects the depth and scale of Computer Science. Much more emphasis is laid on the practical understanding of the technology. They are trained in the critical areas like programming, networking, web systems, information management and human-computer interaction. At the PG level students are given a broader technical understanding of current and emerging technologies in the IT field. They are also introduced to systems engineering concepts and given a sound grounding in the technological basis of the internet.

Resources
The classroom is designed with an IT environment and has every facility for research and study. All students have access to computing facilities that allow them to achieve their tasks with ease.

Industry connect
The school enjoys good relations with some of the top IT companies like CTS, WIPRO and INFOSYS. Seminars, symposium and workshops are conducted to keep the students updated with new technologies adopted in different industries. The school also ensures that students are prepared for their career with soft-skills training, which is as important in today’s job environment as hard-skills.

Careers
The placement process provides students with every opportunity to enter top ranking companies. The faculty are also at hand to guide students in the path of their future.

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College of Humanities
School of Languages Department of English Department of Tamil Department of Foreign Languages School of Management School of Journalism & Mass Communication Institute of Hotel and Catering Management School of Education School of Commerce School of Fine Arts Department of Visual Communication

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School of Languages

Department of English
In a world where effective English is the visa to success, the globalization of business has brought technical communication to the forefront of academics and industry. Success in this competitive world depends not only on acquiring knowledge but also on developing effective communication skills. The Department of English provides students with vital training to meet the demands of global communication and helps them develop proficiency in English.

Academics
The department consists of nine well qualified faculty members. Among them four are specialized in ELT whereas the others are specialized in English language & literature and Advanced level Grammar. The staff are motivated to present papers in international conferences as well as publish papers in leading journals twice a year. A course in spoken English has been designed to meet the language needs of students who come from China and Japan, at the under graduate and post graduate levels. It aims to improve the student’s fluency and ability to communicate effectively in academic, professional and social contexts. The course mainly focuses on the development of spoken and written skills and proficiency in pronunciation, accent and flow of the language. The department offers (BEC) Business English Certificate (Cambridge University) training program to the students at all the three levels ( Preliminary, Vantage and Higher). The department has six qualified BEC trainers. Students are given international accent training practice in the language laboratory in order to grab BPO opportunities. Research activities are encouraged and the department offers research programs under the supervision of a research co-ordination committee chaired by the head of the department along with the doctoral committee.

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Department of Tamil
Pride and a distinct identity mark the language and the Tamil people. The Department of Tamil was formed in 2004-05 to impart this identity to a fast moving younger generation. A modern syllabus serves to highlight the cultural traditions of Tamil in different ways so that students are attracted to study further.

Academics
The Tamil syllabus in part I for undergraduate students imparts literature (poetry & prose), history of literature and language skills for students. The study of journalism is a special feature of this syllabus. The B.A. Tamil course includes grammar and literature as major subjects. Environmental science, computer science and competitive examination skills are special subjects to enhance job opportunities for Tamil graduates.

Faculty
The department has dedicated Tamil professors, who have wide knowledge in literature and grammar. They have written many publications in reputed Tamil journals.

Research
Research activities are encouraged and more than 10 research scholars are registered in the department. The research program with a research coordinator committee is spearheaded by the Head of the Department along with eminent members in the doctoral committee.

Tamil Mandrum
The department plans to constitute a ‘Tamil mandrum’ in the current academic year to develop and promote inter-cultural communication and knowledge. The association will organize lectures, seminars and workshops on Tamil literature and language, and conduct inter and intra collegiate competitions to encourage students to participate in extempore, oratorical competition and to present papers at various conferences. Tamil mandrum will also publish books in various topics and release internet journals.

Library
The department library is well equipped with more than 500 books in various topics in the language. New books are added to the Tamil literary section every year.

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Department of Foreign Languages
As the world comes to India and Indians make an impact in countries abroad, techies will find the knowledge of foreign languages gives them the definite edge over their technical counterparts. The Department of Foreign Languages has designed courses in French, Japanese, German and Chinese to meet the global needs and turn these foreign languages into an asset for those who intend to join multinational companies and look for opportunities abroad. The Department of Foreign Languages consists of eleven well qualified faculty members. Some of them have been well associated with either Germany, Japan or France in their own fields of professional experience. This helps the faculty members to teach the students not only the foreign language but also immerse them in the culture of these countries.

FRENCH
French, deemed as a global language, is widely used in Europe and Canada. Not only that, the course enhances the scope of the engineering students for placement in companies with French collaborations in India. They are also helped in preparing for the Level-I exam in French conducted by the French cultural center, Alliance Française, Nungambakkam, Chennai, which is internationally recognized.

GERMAN
Numerous German companies are emerging in India. The increased cooperation between the two countries have opened job opportunities in Germany as well. Learning German helps students to get preference over others in getting employment in such companies and in seeking employment abroad.

JAPANESE
Engineering students benefit greatly in receiving instruction in the three Japanese scripts, namely Hiragana, Katakana and Kanji. As more and more Japanese clients seek software solutions from India, knowing the language is a definite advantage for fresh engineers who intend to join software companies.

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School of Management
SRM University’s School of Management serves as a gateway to the high-profile world of management. The school trains enterprising young men and women to be industry leaders and decision makers. The school was rated A+ in “Business India B School survey” (Sep-Oct 2007) and is ranked among the Top 100 B Schools in India (Dalal street Directory 2007) The school is housed in two independent blocks measuring 150,000 square feet. Facilities include: • Several air-conditioned seminar halls • State of the art computer labs–a total 200 terminals with Internet facility • Classrooms equipped with LCD projectors, OHP projectors and microphones • Modern library with approximately well over 9000 books and journals along with online access to vast digital resources • Health insurance coverage and blue card allow for medical treatment at a concession in SRM General Hospital The school offers 2 programs: The regular 2-year MBA and PhD in Management. The regular 2-years MBA program is also offered in Ramapuram and Modi Nagar (U.P) campus. The 2-year degree has been designed for undergraduate students who have just completed their degree. The doctoral program serves students interested in becoming teachers in the field.

2-year MBA Program

This program is under the able leadership of highly qualified Dean, supported by experienced faculty members as well as visiting and adjunct faculty. The Application, Experience and Participation (AEP) Model forms the core of the curriculum and encourages students to learn through experience.

Specialization

Students are prepared to meet today’s IT-enabled business environments by offering functional specializations in marketing, finance, human resources, systems and production and super specialization in IT, business process outsourcing, financial services marketing, retailing, auto industry, risk management and small and medium enterprises. • Personality development programs: Yoga & meditation, communication skills, negotiation skills, stress management, lateral thinking, creativity and innovation • Periodic industrial visits, workshops and seminars • Corporate clubs: Clubs provide students with exposure to a wide range of management studies, including human resources, marketing, finance, systems and entrepreneur club • Mini projects: Students undertake mini projects in subjects like production, systems, research, and finance to get an understanding of the practical implications of the subjects • Center for entrepreneurship: The goal of the centre is to develop leaders with the spirit of entrepreneurship. As successful entrepreneurs our students would play a key role in economic growth of the nation • Center for retailing: The center strives to provide quality research, training and consultancy in the emerging areas of retailing

Co-curricular activities

Ph. D. program in management

The School of Business Management is committed to high quality knowledge creation through writing case studies and working papers as well as publishing articles in international journals. Linkages with the global academic business community facilitate these processes.

Mentors

Every Ph.D. student collaborates closely with an assigned departmental guide. Visiting international faculty also mentor research scholars. This additional support raises the standard of learning by exposing research scholars to cutting-edge research tools. In addition, these relationships cultivate scholars who possess the skills necessary for publishing research results in the finest international journals.

Tracks and specializations

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School of Journalism & Mass Communication
The power of the pen has been given its due and journalism is the most happening field around. The demand for media professionals is growing with each passing day. With a vision of encouraging ethical journalism in our country, SRM’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication shapes students with the zest to perform into journalists of tomorrow.

Facilities:
The best facilities are ensured for students such as: • State-of-the-art computer lab with internet facility • Centralised library with internet facility and a department library • Separate hostel facilities for men and women

Academics
Exposure to Print, Visual, PR and New Media is given importance under the guidance of highly qualified and experienced faculty. Regular lectures by experts in the industry combined with regular seminars and workshops along with periodic visits to various media houses makes it obvious why SRM is the one place all future journalists head to. Under the stewardship of veteran journalist, author and famous historian S Muthiah, the school offers: a) Three-year BA program in journalism and mass communication b) Six-months Diploma in Journalism for Sri Lankan Tamil journalists c) One-year PG Diploma in Journalism (Evening) course A two-year Master’s program in communication will be introduced in 2009-10.

Academic Activities:
Students are given a unique blend of theory and practice with hands on training in media skills to give them an international perspective and an exposure to newer and higher learning standards. A weekly lab newspaper is published by BA students from the 3rd semester onwards, while the PG Diploma students work on a Lab Newspaper during the 2nd semester. Social sciences including English, History, Economics, Constitution and Environment form a part of the curriculum providing a strong knowledge in the fundamentals. The end of each academic year sees students working at reputed media houses as a part of their internship program.

Achievements:
The school’s first major international initiative was completed when 20 mid-career Tamil journalists from Sri Lanka were re-trained for 6 months in 2007, helping them acquire new media skills. The government approved program was backed by Sri Lankan Press Institute and funded by the International Media Support of Denmark.

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Institute of Hotel and Catering Management
The importance of competent hoteliers is increasing with each passing day as five star hotels and resorts spring up around the country and chefs are feted at international events. SRM Institute of Hotel Management has been offering quality hospitality education and training for more than a decade. SRM Institute of Hotel Management is the only one of its kind with a fully operational super deluxe star hotel set amidst scenic ambience spread around 5 acres. The institute has two branches: The SRM Hotel pvt Ltd, Chennai, ideally located on the National Highway, has easy access to industrial areas and tourist sights. It caters 50 well furnished rooms to its patrons including reputed industries like Ford India Ltd, Visteon, Hyundai Motor India Ltd, Spel Semiconductors, Ucal Fuel Systems, JPSL, JBM Krupp as well as pilgrims and tourists to the region. The hotel educates 1500 students per year, exposing them to valuable hands on practical experience. SRM Hotel Pvt. Ltd, Trichy has 120 well-equipped rooms. The college offers degree and diploma courses in Hotel and Catering Management to around 400 students every year.

Programs Offered:
Program Degree B.Sc. (Recognized by SRM University) Degree B.Sc. (Recognized by University of Madras) Diploma (Recognized by SRM University) Craft/Certificate course in food production, bakery and confectionery, F&B service, front office and house keeping. Eligibility 10 + 2 10 + 2 10 + 2 10th Duration 3 Years 3 Years 3 Years 1 Year

Proposed program under Directorate of Distance Education
Lateral entry degree course for those who have completed three years diploma in Hotel Management and Catering Technology from a recognized institution (Duration 1 year).

PG COURSES.
Program M.Sc in Hotel and Catering Management MBA in Hospitality Management Eligibility B.Sc. (H&CM) Any UG Degree Duration 2 Years 2 Years

Placements
The Institute assists placement of every successful student at the entry level in the rank of Assistant Manager with a suitable remuneration package plus liberal perks in the SRM Hotel chain, run by the SRM group. Apart from this, the students are also absorbed in other star-class hotels like Taj Coromandel, Taj Connemara, Taj Fisherman’s Cove, The Park, Chola Sheraton, The Trident, Ambassador Pallava, Benzz Park Tulip, GRT Grand, ITC Park Sheration, Le Royal Meridian, Savera, Residency Towers, etc as well as in the airlines, railways and tourism industry. Students are also placed in hotels abroad like Four Seasons, Best Western and Hilton. This academic year, 127 students were placed so far in the above hotels and Comfort Inn Marina Towers, Courtyard Marriott, Raintree, RKHS, Taj Maldives, Le Meridien, Dubai are expected for campus interview in the current academic year.

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A GRAPH SHOWING THE NUMBER OF STUDENTS RECRUITED IN STAR HOTELS

SRM IHM - ONE OF THE TOP TEN COLLEGES IN INDIA One of India’s most popular magazines, “The Week” conducted a nation-wide Education & Career survey for the hottest courses and had accredited SRM Institute of Hotel Management as one among the top 10 colleges offering Hotel Management courses in India.

STUDENTS RECRUITED IN STAR HOTELS Five Star Four Star

SRM Institute of Hotel Management won the outstanding contributions award in the 2nd National Culinary Conference 2005 organized by the Indian Federation of Culinary Association. SRM Institute of Hotel Management celebrated ‘International Chef’s Day’ for the first time. Competitions like debate and carving were held and many colleges participated. The events challenge individual skills and motivate students through competition and interaction. SRM Institute of Hotel Management won the prestigious Gurukul Jyoti Award for Excellence in Education-06 SRM IHM has been awarded NSS St. John Ambulance’s certificate in appreciation of training maximum number of students in First Aid for the year 2006 and 2007. Mr. D. Antony Ashok Kumar, Director & Principal, received the award from Mr. Surjit Singh Barnala, Governor, Tamil Nadu.

Training Methodology
The entire course is based on the American system as followed by Cornell University, the premier institute of hotel management in the world adopting the T-GROUP Therapy concept. Students participate and interact with the faculty for complete comprehension and understanding of the subjects. Students are encouraged to go beyond the purview of the syllabi and emphasis is laid on hands on training in various departments. The modern infrastructure helps the students to widen their intellectual horizon.

Foreign Students
It is a matter of great pride that students from western countries opt to pursue their professional training at the SRM Institute of Hotel Management. The Institute earlier offered International Postgraduate program in Facility Management – From Rijkshoge School Ljselland, Deventer, The Netherlands.

Foreign Tie-Ups
The institute has signed several MoUs with prestigious universities around the globe: • Cambrian college and Algoma University, Canada • Youngsan University, Korea. • University of Wisconsin (UoW) & Bryant University, U.S.A. • Taylors College University, Malaysia

Present activities Apart from the regular academic activities, experts from the industry are invited to give guest lecturers to update the students regarding current trends in hospitality industry. Students are sent for mandatory industrial training for a period of 16 weeks, which helps them gain hands on experience in all major departments. Teachers are exposed to “train the trainer” program every year to evaluate and upgrade their knowledge. Extra Curricular Activities The students actively take part in NSS, Economic Times Club, Rotaract club and NCC events as well as blood donation camps, environmental awareness programs like tree plantation, social activities and inter college cultural activities. The students also participate in various district, state and national level sports events. Accolades

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School of Education
Education has as one of its fundamental aspects, the imparting of culture from generation to generation. The school of Teacher Education, under Dr. Vinaitheerthan and his team of proficient faculty, is engaged in drawing out the latent teaching and learning abilities in every student.

Curriculum
Crafted to produce outstanding educators and researchers, the curriculum teaches you to think from multiple viewpoints, relate it to other subject areas and seek to understand the subject matter accurately. The program uses interdisciplinary instruction and effective questioning as appropriate tools. Teachers are trained in critical thinking and problem solving strategies as well as in oral and written communication.

Assessment
Students are periodically assessed with standardized and teacher-constructed tests. Their progress is tracked throughout the program to ensure they gain the maximum benefit.

Teacher Education Portfolio
As they proceed through the teacher education program, students maintain a portfolio that relies on the concept of reflective action as its principle of organization. This portfolio offers process of self-assessment in four broad areas: curriculum, assessment, relationships, and environment. This promotes growth through analytical and critical evaluation regarding the goals and objectives of the program.

Academic environment
The faculty creates positive and caring environments for student development and learning. A variety of teaching methods and materials utilizes media and technology to the maximum. The faculty also plans informative sessions that involve individual development as well as teamwork.

Specialization
The program trains teachers to meet global requirements and standards, and prepares them for ICT and ET–enabled classroom environments. The program also offers several specializations including: • 100 hours of intensive computer training in collaboration with Intel • Health education • Live media exposure • Intra and Interpersonal communication skill development • Community services • Enhancement of language skill through SRM FM radio • Educational projects • Environmental awareness • Educational extension services

Research
Presently over 12 research scholars are pursuing their doctorate in Education. Competent supervisors guide them through their research projects. Apart from academic research, the department takes part in projects with various national and state level teacher education organizations. The school has established relationships with various organizations at national and international levels committed to education. This has a positive bearing on research outcomes, learning opportunities and all round development of the student.

Working with Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA)
The school took initiative to implement several cooperation projects involving SRM University and Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) at various levels. • Activity Based Learning project defined and implemented on the foundation of the institutional and pedagogic needs of the Tamil Nadu State, and the competence and capacity of the Primary, Upper Primary and High schools to meet the present day changes and needs in the educational system. • Cooperation based training programs through Block Resource Teacher Education (BRTE) and Cluster Resource Centres (CRCs) on activities related to pedagogical research and development work, adapting the best practices in education, action research and community participation; among other innovations focused on achieving the Minimum Levels of Learning (MLL) one of the framework conditions for learning.

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• Acquired sufficient experience in the event of establishing a long term program for teacher education in collaboration with Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA) by giving orientation and in-service training programs for the teachers in government schools at various levels.

Activities
The school actively takes part in various humanitarian activities including community participation through Health education, Adult literacy, Youth Red Cross (YRC), Adolescent education, Functional literacy, Telugu minority school, Computer training, Radio participation through SRM-FM radio, Social relevant projects etc.

Linkage cell
The linkage cell was set up in response to the national needs and cultural, social and economic context of teacher education. The objectives of the cell are: • To maximise the benefits of the comparative advantages of teacher education by the School Linkage Cell and how these strengths can contribute to promoting cooperation among the various schools • To support partnership models – some of the joint applications include Sarva Siksha Abhiyan (SSA), Directorate of Teacher Education, Research and Training (DTERT), National Council for Education Research and Training (NCERT) • To include cooperative research and development work relevant for improving the quality of the teacher education among the various other State and National Universities • To offer computer training in collaboration with Intel covering various schools in and around Kattankulathur block, Kancheepuram District SRM STE & R has adopted some of the schools in Kattankulathur Block and the best practices were put into experimentation and development. Placement opportunities are provided to all the students of SRM STE & R. Some of the recruiting boards include: Indian Council for Secondary Education (ICSE), Teachers Recruitment Board (TRB), Central Board for Secodary Education (CBSE) and other private and aided schools across the globe

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School of Commerce
Sharp minds are at work at the School of Commerce, where you will learn the latest trends in business, commerce and entrepreneurship. The faculty’s enthusiasm to impart quality education is reflected in the students’ inclination for perfection.

Faculty
The scholarly faculty team guides students at every step motivating them to become worthy managers and administrators in the field. They engage in various forums to constantly update their own learning and ensure the students are well prepared to succeed.

Academics
The 3 year UG degree program and the 2 year PG degree program lay stress on vital subjects like accounts, commerce, economics, computer application, material management, banking, business law, e-commerce, e-banking, statistics and tally. The syllabus is constantly updated to add new trends in the subject and to take advantage of the latest infrastructure.

Resources
Nothing compares to hands on experience. Students are acclimatized to the workplace through periodic industrial visits. Focus is also given to new age e-commerce and e-business, which are making an impact in the field. The school also organizes career guidance, entrepreneurial development programs to upgrade their skills and make them industry ready.

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School of Fine Arts

Department of Visual Communication
Today a person has so many new ways to communicate in real time that the need for professionals in this field has never been greater. Since its beginnings in 1997, SRM’s Department of Visual Communication has grown to over 300 students. Each of these students receive the best of modern facilities, hands on training and guidance from experienced faculty.

Facilities Multimedia lab: Equipped with more than a 100 high end computers, this lab is divided
into a 2D animation studio and a 3D animation studio. Here students learn graphic skills with the latest softwares in the industry.

Photography lab: State of the art lighting equipment and photography settings set this
lab apart. The modern darkroom with six cubicles can accommodate more than 30 students for instruction in one go. The lab also has a separate photography studio and portfolio studio.

Television production lab: This modern studio with its blue matte setting and
multicamera setup caters to both film and small screen training. The advanced lighting systems allow students unparalleled freedom to experiment. It also has an exclusive editing and audio lab.

Drawing and Graphic Design lab: The lab has more than 100 drawing tables for
students’ use. The department also has a modern viewing room.

Courses
The department offers students both B.Sc. and M.Sc. programs.

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School of Media Studies

SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film Institute
The world of film making stands poised on the threshold of change. A time when digital and new age technologies are changing the very way films are made. A very exciting time for enthusiastic youngsters to enter a film making career. SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film and Television Institute provides its students an opportunity unlike any found in present day film institutes. A full fledged degree program that trains students in-depth, exposes them to the industry and stresses on practical application. The program opens up diverse, thrilling, and lucrative career opportunities for any one interested in the field.

Expert Faculty
Students are guided by a team of professionals hand picked from the film industry. The experience and qualifications of these faculty ensure that students retain the best of the course and keep up-to-date with the latest in the industry.

Professional Equipment
State of the art cameras (film and digital) Editing suite

Laboratories
Sound studio Production design studio Costume and make-up studio Graphics and animation lab Shooting floors Viewing Theatre

Bachelor of Film Technology (BFT)
For the very first time in the history of Indian film institutes comes this 3 year comprehensive degree program. Introduced by SRM Sivaji Ganesan Film and Television Institute, the course equips aspiring film makers with state of the art infrastructure, professional faculty and industry leads. So they have an edge that will leave them in a class of their own. Minimum qualification: Pass in Higher Secondary (any group)

Curriculum
The first year develops the fundamentals of Direction, Cinematography, Editing, Sound, Graphics & Animation, Art Direction and Film Producing & Marketing. The second year builds on the first year and students can specialize in any one of the above mentioned fields.

The institute also offers 1 year full time Diploma in Film Acting (DFA)
Minimum qualification: Pass in Higher Secondary (any group) This course imparts training in multidimensional aspects of Film and Television acting. It helps students to acquire the required skills, confidence and poise so necessary for an acting career. Those who have an aptitude and flare for acting can join this course.

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List of courses
Eligibility: For details on various programs please log on to www.srmuniv.ac.in. How to apply: There are two ways. The application form obtained on payment can be filled and sent to the Dean (Admissions). Applications downloaded from the web can be filled and sent along with a DD of Rs. 750, favoring SRMIST, payable at Chennai, to the Dean (Admissions). Courses offered in Kattankulathur Campus: Course Title Diploma Hotel Management Teacher Education Film Acting PG Diploma Journalism U.G. Programs B.Sc. Biotechnology Biotechnology & Bioinformatcis Computer Science Information Technology 6 semesters 6 semesters 6 semesters 6 semesters A pass in the higher secondary examinations accepted as equivalent with biology as a subject. A pass in the higher secondary examinations accepted as equivalent with biology as a subject. A pass in HSC with Computer Science/ Mathematics/Statistics/Business Maths. A pass in HSC (Academic or Vocational Scheme) with Mathematics/Business Maths/Commerce/ Accountancy. A pass in HSC. A pass in HSC (Academic or Vocational Scheme). A pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream). Any degree. A pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream). A pass in HSC with Computer Science/ Mathematics/Statistics/Business Maths. A pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream). A pass in the Higher Secondary Examinations (Academic or Vocational Stream). A pass in HSC (Academic or Vocational Scheme) A pass in Higher Secondary Examinations. Any degree and (in HSC Maths). Bachelor degree in Hotel Management, Tourism or any Bachelors degree. A candidate who passed B.Com, B.Com Accounting and finance, Marketing management, Bank management, B.B.A.; B.Sc Information Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (Integrated) Chemistry Computer Science and Tech. (Integrated) Computer Science and Tech. (Lateral) Information Technology 10 semesters 4 semesters 10 semesters 4 semesters 4 semesters 1 year Any graduate with 50% 3 years 2 years 2 semesters A pass in X std. A pass in HSC. A pass in HSC. Biotechnology & Bioinformatics 4 semesters M.A. Public Administration International Relations Mass Communication M.Ed. Duration Eligibility M.Sc. Biotechnology 4 semesters 4 semesters 4 semesters 4 semesters 1 year

System Management, and B.C.A. with any two core/main paper offered at the B.Com. Any graduate with first class. Any graduate with first class. Any graduate with 50%. A degree with B.Ed. A candidate with Bachelor’s Degree in Science in the disciplines of Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Agriculture or BE/B.Tech (Biotech), BVSC, MBBS, BDS from SRM University or any other recognized university. A candidate with Bachelor’s Degree in Science in the disciplines of Biology, Botany, Zoology, Biotechnology, Microbiology, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Physics, Agriculture or BE/B.Tech. (Biotech), BVSC, MBBS, BDS from SRM University or any other recognized university. A pass in the higher secondary examinations accepted as equivalent with biology as a subject. A candidate with Bachelor’s Degree in Chemistry. A pass in HSC with Mathematics and Physics. Bachelor Degree in Computer Science or Computer Application. Bachelor Degree with Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Business Statistics / Mathematical Physics as Main or Ancillary subject. B.Sc. Mathematics. B.Sc. Physics / Electronics Science / Electronics / Applied Science. Any Degree. M.Sc. Mathematics. Post graduate of any discipline with Post graduate of Education (M.Ed) or Educational Technology (M.Ed Tech).

Hotel & Catering Management Information & System Management Visual Communication B.Ed. B.Com B.C.A. B.B.A. B.Flim Technology B.A. Tamil Journalism & Mass Communication P.G. Programs M.C.A. M.B.A. (Hotel, Hospitality and Tourism Management) M.Com.
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3 years 6 semesters 6 semesters 1 year 6 semesters 6 semesters 6 semesters 6 semesters

Mathematics Physics Visual Communication M.Phil. Mathematics Education

4 semesters 4 semesters 4 semesters 1 year 1 year

Ph.D. in all disciplines Courses offered in Ramapuram Campus: U.G. Programs B.Sc.
Biotechnology & Bioinformatics Biotechnology & Bioinformatics (integrated) Biotechnology Computer Science & Tech. (Integrated)

6 semesters 6 semesters 6 semesters 2 years 4 semesters

P.G. Programs M.Sc.
Biotechnology & Bioinformatics

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Getting from where you are to where we are
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Going south on GST Road from Chennai, you will pass the Chennai International Airport on your right. Continue south for 23.2 km. The first entrance into the SRM University, Kattankulathur campus is on your left. Take L off of GST Road in front of the granite SRM Hotel sign with brass letters.

Go straight for .3 km (you will pass the hotel on your left) until you reach the SRM General Hospital sign on your R. Take L. Go straight until you reach the second turning to the right. You will enter the SRM Science and Humanities block..

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