On Monday, May 7, 2018, SRM Amaravati commenced its counselling for B.Tech courses which will go on till Thursday. Dr. P. Sathyanarayanan, President, SRM University, AP-Amaravati addressed the media to announce that 'SRM group of institutions offers 100% scholarship in B.Tech seat for one student from each district across the country' and clarified that the candidate should be a topper in that district in 10+2 examination of the concerned state board or CBSE conducted examination. He informed that SRM University, AP Amaravati offers CSE, ECE, EEE, Mechanical and Civil Engineering courses with an intake of total 1020 seats out of 76,000 students qualified from SRMJEEE.
Dr. Sathyanarayanan said that SRM Trust also offers scholarships to the extent of INR 30 crore for the meritorious students who secured higher ranks in the SRMJEEE. He informed that 1-100 rank holders will have total free education and also free hostel facility in their SRM institutions. The rankers from 101 to 500 will be totally exempted for tuition fee, 500 to 1000 rankers will have 75% tuition fee concession, 1000 to 2000 rankers to have 50% concession, and 2000 to 3000 rank holders will get 25% tuition fee concession. He further added that SRM institutions will also provide free education for the students who participated in national and international sports, physically handicapped and also exemplary artists.
Later, at Scholarships presentation function with students and parents, Dr. Sathyanarayanan presented scholarship certificates to a few meritorious students. SRM University Pro-Vice Chancellor Prof. D Narayana Rao, Registrar Dr. D Gunasekharan, Director of Admissions, Dr. Rupesh were present at the media conference.