India Study- DiscoverESL – Chennai

Why Choose Chennai?

ELS/Chennai is on the Kattankulathur Campus at SRM University in Chennai, India.



SRM University was ranked by India Today as the #1 private university in India in 2013. SRM also is ranked #8 nationally in Engineering and #8 nationally (MYRD), Department of Heigher Education, Government of India, has placed SRM University in the highest Category “A”

SRM University offers a wide range of undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programs, all of which are in high demand in the current job market. Beyond its wide range of academic offerings, high ranking accreditation, SRM University is very forthcoming and student-service focused with a welcoming infrastructure for international students. ELS students will have full access to SRM’s library, recreation facilities, computer labs and other facilities.

On-campus student residence is available for ELS students in the SRM Green Pearl International Hostel.


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Great Things to See and Do

Marina Beach: Chennai’s most famous tourist attraction, Marina Beach is the second-longest beach in the world, stretching on for 12 kilometers along the Bay of Bengal

Mahabalipuram: Marvel at the Stone temples, five free-standing temples with ancient carvings dating back to the Pallava dynasty of the seventh and eighth centuries.

Theme Parks: There are several theme parks located near Chennai, featuring rides, water parks and entertainment, including VGP Universal Kingdom, Queens Land and VGP Golden Beach Resort.