International students wishing to avail visa extension would approach IR office for providing the service. The standard applicable fee as determined by the Government of India and incidental charges/local transport charges will be borne by the student. A formal notice to their effect will be displayed in International Relations Office.
The student support service fee
The fee is non-refundable, non-transferable under any circumstances. Also the students have to intimate their itinerary at least a week in advance to the Office of International Relations (OIR); otherwise the OIR will not be responsible for any lapse in the airport pickup.
For NRI category, airport pickup can be arranged on request, on actuals (taxi hire), provided they give sufficient advance notice in writing to OIR.
The campus in SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) is friendly, lively and safe. Students from all parts of India study, presently the students from northern part of India outnumber the southern counterparts. Most of the students speak in English, Tamil and Hindi while the working class speak in Tamil and English. Nearly 50% of the students stay on-campus in hostels and the remaining outside the campus, in nearby private residences or commute daily from the city. Indian students are very sociable, friendly and helpful in nature among the student community. The campus is self-sufficient with department stores, a 24-hour hospital, gymnasium, sit outs, eateries, restaurant, food courts, book stall, banks and ATMs, Post Office, money changer, bus shuttles, and security services. There is a huge auditorium where weekend entertainments are shown. As the campus is well connected with rail and road transport, students prefer to do week end shopping and entertainment at downtown. Personal counseling is available to all students to enhance mental health, interpersonal relationships, academic performance, and career development.