Study In India – Programs – Student Activity

Student Activity

(applies to students enrolled in English for Academic Purposes programs only)

Arrival Activities

You can expect the following on your first day at the ELS Center:

  • Student Orientation
  • Registration
  • ELS Level Placement Test – all students must take this test on their first day
  • Tour of the Center, campus and surroundings
  • Overview of services such as banking, shopping, facility usage or even where to find a doctor, religious services or local transportation
  • Assistance with housing concerns or questions (also available throughout your time at ELS)

In addition, you are encouraged to participate in the following activities throughout the duration of your studies at ELS:

  • Center-organized parties and fun events
  • Basic academic counseling and academic events

Get to Know your International Home

We believe that getting to know your adopted city when studying abroad is an important part of your experience. Our student activities are designed to help you experience your new city through many great activities, such as sporting events, trips to the beach, sightseeing and shopping excursions.

Sample student activities include:


  • Mahabalipuram Temple
  • Marina Beach walks
  • Pondy Bazaar shopping
  • Hindu Temple visits
  • South Indian cooking lessons
  • Cycling at Anna Zoological Park
  • Cycling at Anna Zoological Park
  • SRM student festivals
  • Indian Artisan workshops
  • Cricket matches

Chennai International Airport is 40 minutes away from SRM University, allowing ample opportunities for weekend travel.