Chennai-based SRM University to open AP campus in Amaravati
Chennai-based SRM University is opening its AP campus in the state's new capital Amaravati on July 15.
Amaravati: Chennai-based SRM University is opening its AP campus in the state's new capital Amaravati on July 15.
SRM University will kickstart its operations with an intake of 300 students this year in different engineering streams, according to its president P Satyanarayanan.
SRM AP would be a research-intensive university with emphasis on application-oriented learning, he told a press conference on Thursday.
The state government allotted 200 acres of land for the university in the capital region and SRM would invest Rs 3,000 crore over the next decade to take the total student intake to 40,000, he said.
"In phase-one, we will invest Rs 1,000 crore in the next five years for a student intake of 10,000. Besides engineering, liberal arts, journalism, management and law school will also be opened. We are also building a hospital now as a precursor to opening a medical college in the second phase," Satyanarayanan added.
Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu will inaugurate the campus along with Union Minister M Venkaiah Naidu on July 15.