SRM Institute of Science and Technology, formerly SRM University is an institute deemed to be a university in the state of Tamil Nadu, India. It was founded in 1985 as SRM Engineering College in Kattankulathur, under University of Madras. It has total 8 campuses, 4 in Tamil Nadu and others in Sonepat, Amaravati, Delhi NCR, and Gangtok. The institute gained deemed standing throughout the 2003-2004 school year and was renamed SRM Institute of Science and Technology. It became SRM University in 2006 following the permission of the UGC for Deemed to be Universities to be known as Universities. In 2017 it was renamed back as SRM Institute of Science and Technology following the UGC request to drop the “University” from the name.
SRM Institute of Science and Technology is accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) and is approved by the University Grants Commission. It has been given an overall A Grade by NAAC. Some programs in SRM are accredited by the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology.