1. What is Twinning Program (2 + 2)?
Students who would complete their first two years of undergraduate coursework at SRM University – AP may apply to transfer to IIT in Chicago to complete their 3rd and 4th year, successful completion of which would get them Bachelor’s Degree from IIT Chicago.
2. What is the Eligibility Criteria?
Transfer applicants must be in good academic standing at the local college in order to be considered for admission to Illinois Tech. Students must also be in good financial standing at all previously attended colleges/universities.
3. What do I Study?
Undergraduates study in six of Illinois Tech’s eight academic divisions. Students are encouraged—and even required—to take courses from across the various programs to complete their degrees.
If you do not have a planned area of study before entering, you can choose an Undecided path among Armour College of Engineering, College of Science and Letters, or a General Undecided. Illinois Tech has 36 undergraduate majors complete list is at http://admissions.iit.edu/undergraduate/programs/majors
4. When should I apply?
For most Illinois Tech undergraduate programs, students may apply for admission for either the Fall or Spring Semester. The Illinois Tech program liaison transmits candidate’s credentials and supporting letters to Office of Undergraduate Admission at Illinois Tech, by the admission deadlines for visiting / Transfer students: April 15 for August (Fall) admission or October 15 for January (Spring) admission.
5. Will I get any Scholarships?
The scholarship amount is based on the applicant’s academic credentials. Students with outstanding credentials may receive annual scholarship of USD$10,000 to USD $30,000 per year. The scholarship is renewable until completion of bachelor’s program, provided student is full-time enrolled in an Illinois Tech’s Bachelor’s program and in good academic standing. For additional information, visit http://admissions.iit.edu/undergraduate/finances/scholarships
6. How much do I need to pay for one full academic year at IIT, Chicago without any scholarship?
Total cost of attendance is US $67,505 for the year (includes Tuition and Fee, Room and Board, Health Insurance) but students may deduct their scholarship awards from this total for FAS. Note: This amount does not include travel and personal expenses, books and supplies, and emergency costs. Note that this figure is an estimated cost for the upcoming year. Tuition is not fixed and one can expect a slight increase annually.
7. What about Accommodation inside the campus?
On-campus housing is not required but is encouraged to gain the most from campus life. – The choices from undergrad students include McCormick Student Village, State Street Village, or Gunsaulus Hall. Housing options, pictures and prices are listed here at the below link.
8. Is twinning program available only with IIT, Chicago?
Yes, as of now SRM University- AP signed MOU with only IIT, Chicago and we are trying for more such MOUs with other prestigious universities.
9. Will I be able to work during my studies at IIT, Chicago?
International students are allowed to work up to 20 hours per week in on-campus jobs
Jobs will vary every semester, depending on which departments are hiring
Students looking for jobs can apply through IIT’s Office of Student Employment
Students looking for research opportunities can utilize resources at IIT’s Office of Undergraduate Research
F1 students are eligible for CPT/OPT http://web.iit.edu/international-center/current- students/employment/f-1-employment-options CPT must be authorized by the International Center
OPT must be approved by I-Center and authorized by the US government
F1 and J1 students are be eligible for on-campus jobs; see the Student Employment Office SEO site:
10. Is there any websites, where I can look for any additional information related to twinning program?
Transfer Guide for 2019-20 is at
International View book for 2019-20 is at