Strengthening its focus on imparting quality engineering education, SRM University (one of India's top ranking universities) today enrolled 1,000 engineering students in the Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET). The IET- one of the worlds largest professional bodies for engineers now has student member strength of 2,000 in the SRM campus, making it the largest community of student members in any campus, globally.
Ratan Tata (Chairman Emeritus of Tata Sons), one of the prominent businessmen, investor and a philanthropist recently visited the SRM university and held an interactive session with students and professors drawn from all faculties of the university-Engineering and Technology, Science and Humanities, Medical and Dental Sciences, Health Sciences, Management and Law.
A team of 25 students from the SRM University unveiled a new All Terrain Vehicle (ATV) developed by them ahead of their participation in the four hour long endurance test at the Central Government's Vehicle Testing Facility, NATRAX, at Pithampur in Madhya Pradesh from February 17 to 21. The students, who had been working on the project for the last one year, would showcase and demonstrate their creation at the Mahindra BAJA SAE India International event to be held at Pithampur.