Instructions to candidates

Please read carefully all instructions to ensure that you have met all of the requirements before submitting your application.

Resume Sample Content

  • Outline your education
  • Research Experience – Journals and Papers Publications
  • Industry Work Experience – Full or Part Time, Internship
  • Scholarships Awarded, Prizes and Honors Received
  • Technical or Internationally Acclaimed Society Memberships
  • Extracurricular Activities

Statement of Purpose (SOP) Format

  • A one-page summary of goals, purpose and achievements
  • A brief description of short and longer-term personal and professional goals
  • A description of how the program aligns with professional objectives
  • A summary of relevant awards, distinctions, and publications
  • Include your name and application number on the essay

Professional Experience Format

  • A one-page description of experience and background
  • Description of team oriented software development experiences
  • Description of the nature of the projects and the general technologies involved
  • Include your name and application number on the essay

Letters of Recommendation Format

  • Submit three letters of recommendation (at least one academic and two from industry)
  • Recommenders should know you relatively well and be able to evaluate the quality of your academic and professional abilities
  • The admissions committee wants to know about your ability to do independent research.  Professors who interacted with you extensively in smaller classes are a good choice
  • Employers are often appropriate, but letters that are simply character references will not provide good support for your application
  • All recommendations MUST be submitted electronically. Recommenders will be notified once you complete the recommendation section and check the email request box
  • Inform your recommenders that they will receive an email which will include the URL, user ID and password to access the recommendation form and that letters must be submitted in PDF, MS Word, or Text format
  • If the recommendation is not submitted promptly, it is important that you follow up with your recommender to encourage his or her submission
  • Once a recommendation has been submitted, the recommender will not be able to access the URL again
  • It is your responsibility to make certain that the recommendations have been submitted within the given deadline

Application Fee

Application fee of Rs 2000 or $ 40 payable directly to SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University) by DD drawn in favour of ‘SRMIST’ payable at Chennai and mail to

International Relations,
2nd floor, Central Library building (west wing)
SRM Institute of Science and Technology (formerly known as SRM University),
Kattankulathur – 603 203
Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Tel: +91 – 44 2741 7253