SRM Institute of Science and Technology (SRMIST) has cancelled SRMJEEE 2020 which was scheduled from July 30 to August 4, 2020. This has been done keeping in consideration the rising COVID-19 pandemic cases in the nation.
The new admission process for B.Tech courses will now be based on +2 scores / Pre-University / Equivalent marks in Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics / Biology. This admission process will be applicable to all SRM campuses offering B.Tech courses at Chennai, Sonepat, Andhra Pradesh, and Sikkim.
SRMIST conducts its own national level entrance test for admission in B.Tech courses each year. However, this year the unlikely and unfortunate condition of the pandemic lead the varsity to cancel the SRM Joint Entrance Examination – Engineering (SRMJEEE). SRM also invited the candidates having JEE Main and SAT scores to apply for admission.
Apart from SRM, VIT University has also cancelled its national level B.Tech entrance test, VITEEE 2020, because of COVID-19 rising cases. VIT has also decided to take admission based on 10+2 marks and JEE Main 2020 scores. Going by this it can be expected that other institutes might also cancel their entrance exams.
The application form to apply for SRM B.Tech admission is available at srmist.edu.in. Aspirants can start applying online. The candidates who have yet not received their +2 results can update their marks in the application form as soon as their results are out.
To apply for admission, candidates have to follow the process below:
- Visit the official website of SRMIST at srmist.edu.in.
- Click on the link that says “Admission India”.
- Then navigate to the “B.Tech, Apply now” link.
- The registration window opens in the next screen, enter details and register
- After registration login to access the online form and complete the application process.
Now that SRMJEEE 2020 has been cancelled, scholarship based on the ranks of SRMJEEE will no more be applicable this year. However, scholarships will be provided to all the deserving students taking admission, based on their JEE Main and SAT scores.
SRM had planned to hold SRMJEEE 2020 across 127 Indian cities and in 5 abroad centres at Dubai, Muscat, Doha, Bahrain and Kuwait.
The classes for the new batches is scheduled to start from September 2020, be it on campus or online.
SRM has taken all admission process in M.Tech, MBA, BBA, Education, Hotel Management, Allied Health Sciences (Except Medicine and Dental) and Science & Humanities UG and PG programs online. Admissions in these courses are being done based on e-counselling and zoom / telephone interview.
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) is one of the top ranking universities in India with over 38,000 students and more than 2600 faculty across all the campus. The University offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs in Engineering, Management, Medicine and Health Sciences, and Science and Humanities. The University is accredited by NAAC with the Highest ‘A++’ grade.