SRM University, Chennai Placements

  Chennai   UGC, NAAC, MHRD, ABET   ESTD 1985
  Chennai   UGC, NAAC, MHRD, ABET   ESTD 1985


SRM University Placements:

Headed by the veteran Sriram S. Padmanabhan, the SRM University Career Center (SRM CC) is one of the premier SRM Chennai placements cells in any educational institution across the country.

The SUCC facilitates for its students to get trained in communication before the onset of the placement season so as to ensure better SRM University Chennai placement percentage among the students.

Campus interviews and interactive meetings between students and business houses/corporates/industry heads so as to encourage the students to better understand the market situation.

The 2016-17 season saw 469 companies offering 5,684 jobs to the students of SRM IST. Foreign industry leaders such as, Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Fuji Xerox, Hyundai Motors, Honda, Siemens, SAP, Bank of America and Vestas were the biggest and most exclusive recruiters on campus.

Sahil (last name withheld) from the Computer Science and Engineering Department was offered $89,000 per annum by a San Francisco based company. He is the top placed student in the 2017 batch.

SRM also provides internship opportunities to students during their academic tenure and along with the SAP programme, SRM sends meritorious and deserving students across the globe to apprentice under some of the biggest names in the industry.

In order to get placed, a SRM student has to follow the following steps:

  • Register with the SRM Career Center
  • Train as assigned SRM CC.
  • Eligibility Criteria: 50% aggregate score in X, XII, UG and/or PG results as per requirement.

Like all the programmes, SRM University MBA placements season begins with the students registering for SRM CC in their eighth semester during the months of January/February. Training for advanced communication and mock interviews start from the end of February to the early days of April.

From May, the placement interviews begin with the Super Dream and Dream companies coming in from the last week of the month.

These giants are followed by the Top Product Companies in August and the market leaders in IT as well as the Core Engineering and IT companies following in September. The entire process is completed by the month May.

The recruiting companies are classified by SRM under the following criteria:

SRM University Placement 2019

Category SRM University Placements package CTC (in INR per annum) Placement Season
Super Dream 10 lakhs + June to August
Dream 7 to 9 lakhs June to August
Top Product companies 4 lakhs + August and December
Market leaders in IT service 3 to 5 lakhs September to May
Leading Core engg 3.5 to 4 lakhs September to May
Leading 2.5 to 4 lakhs September to May

Analysis of placement percentage (Grads Level) in 5 departments for the last 3 years

Department Placement % 2015 Placement % 2016 Placement % 2017
Computer Science and Technology 90% 97% 78%
Mechanical Engineering 70% 86% 70%
Automobile Engineering 66% 73% 62%
Telecommunication Engineering 68% 81% 88%
Chemical Engineering 77% 82% 80%

SRM Placement Department-wise Placement:

Department (B.Tech) SRM Average Package (In INR LPA) No. of students placed
Mechanical 3.51 100
Computer Science and Technology 4.2 889
Civil Engineering 3.75 111
Electronics and Electrical 3.51 303


Year Companies Visited Highest Package Average Package
2017 36 LPA 4.5 LPA