SASTRA University, Thanjavur SASTRA University is a Private College and it was established in 1984 and accredited by UGC, AICTE, NAAC, SIRO, AIU. SASTRA University offers 78 courses in Information Technology, Paramedical, Engineering, Law, Arts and Humanities streams. Popular courses are MSc, M.Tech, B.Tech, B.Com, BBA+LLB.

Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) Approved by : UGC, AICTE, NAAC, SIRO, AIU
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SASTRA University, Thanjavur Overview

SASTRA University

‘SHANMUGHA ARTS, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH ACADEMY’ (SASTRA) University is located in Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India. SASTRA Thanjavur was established in 1984 as Shanmugha College of Engineering.  SASTRA courses, infrastructure, teaching methods and learning facilities are considered among the best in the country. Since its inception, the SASTRA Deemed University has attained a national standing in academic, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

The university has been rewarded with a number of accreditations and rankings. SASRA University was reaccredited with Grade ‘A’ by the NAAC. The university is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and has also featured in the HRD Ministry’s NIRF rankings in the engineering category in the previous years. Apart from that, SASTRA Thanjavur has also made a mark by bagging a spot in the prestigious Times Higher Education Rankings.

SASTRA University offers a variety of undergraduate (UG) as well as postgraduate (PG) courses in streams such as Engineering, Science, Education, Management, Law and Arts. SASTRA Deemed University is also a popular option among candidates who wish to pursue doctoral level courses. Some of the undergraduate degrees include B.A, B.Com., B.Sc., B.Tech., BBA LLB, etc. On the other hand, some prominent SASTRA PG courses are M.Tech, M.Sc., MCA, MBA that are offered in traditional as well as upcoming specializations. In addition, SASTRA University Ph.D. programmes are available in the fields of Engineering / Technology, Arts and Science, Management, Education and Law.

For getting admission into SASTRA University UG programs, a candidate should have passed +2 with a pre-defined aggregate score which may differ from course to course. Apart from qualifying class 12th, some courses offered at SASTRA Deemed University, also require a prospective candidate to have a valid entrance examination score such as JEE (Main), CLAT, etc. For all other degree programs in Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Education, etc. admissions will be done on the qualifying exam marks. On the other hand, the admission to SASTRA University PG programs are based on qualifying UG degree with valid GATE and CAT scores for engineering and MBA programmes respectively. For postgraduate level courses in the field of Law, the candidate should also have a valid CLAT PG score.  

SASTRA university placements have an excellent record in the corporate and engineering sectors. The graduates and postgraduates passing out from the SASTRA Deemed University have been recruited by some of the best corporates functioning in India. Not only that, SASTRA University placements have attracted companies outside of India. Some of the top recruiters at SASTRA University include ABN Amro, Accenture, B.H.E.L, HCL Technologies Ltd, Hindustan Motors Ltd, Escorts Ltd., Oracle India Ltd., Software Technologies Pvt. Ltd, IBM Corporation, ICICI, etc.

SASTRA campus is spread over 232 acres and a population of more than 10,000 students and over 700 teaching faculty. SASTRA University campus is so large and vibrant that it is considered as a landmark in the educational map of India. SASTRA has state-of-the-art laboratories, a well-stocked library and one of the best computing facilities. The canteen area in SASTRA is a good place for informal get-togethers and to exchange views. SASTRA has hostels facilities for both boys and girls that can accommodate up to 4000 boys and 2400 girls.

SASTRA University Top Courses & Fees SASTRA University Courses

B.Tech 13 Courses Offered
BSc 4 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 30 K - 50 K
B.Com 4 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 30 K - 1.2 Lacs
BA+B.Ed 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 50 K
B.Com+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.2 Lacs
BBA+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.2 Lacs
BA+LLB 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.2 Lacs
M.Tech 34 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.3 Lacs - 1.4 Lacs
MSc 9 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 15 K - 40 K
MBA 3 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 1.2 Lacs
MCA 1 Courses OfferedAnnual Fee 80 K
PhD 6 Courses Offered

SASTRA University,Thanjavur Rankings


    • Ranked in 2020
    • Ranked in 2019
    • Ranked in 2020
    • Ranked in 2019


  • SASTRA University-Outlook India
    • Ranked in 2020


  • SASTRA University-Times Higher Education
    • Ranked in 2020

Scholarship at SASTRA University

Hostel Scholarship

With some help from a philanthropic organization, it is planned to provide scholarships for 400 inmates of the Students' Home for the academic year : 2016-'17. 
Students will be selected subject to their satisfying certain conditions like campus discipline, attendance, academics, adhering to hostel rules, etc. The scholarship will provide reimbursement of mess fees (food expenses) paid by the student during the academic year. Following are the eligibility norms for ...

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SASTRA University Awards and Rankings

  • SASTRA University was ranked 31A in NIRF 2016 in the Engineering category.

Top Recruiting Companies in SASTRA University SASTRA University Recruitments

  • Microsoft

  • Mahindra & Mahindra Ltd.

  • HCL

  • IBM

  • ICICI Bank

  • Ashok Leyland

  • L & T

  • Cognizant

  • CAPGemini

  • IGate

  • Indian Airforce

  • Standard Chartered

Related Questions

What was the minimum fee for a student along with hostal for girls in sastra university who score 985 in inter and 94.33 percentile in mains

-K.shiva pavaniUpdated on August 05, 2020 10:10 PM
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Sakunth Kumar, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

If you are planning to join B.Tech at SASTRA University, please note that the fee for B.Tech course is Rs. 75,000 for the academic session 2020-21. The girls' hotel fee details are as follows -

  • 5 in 1 Hostel - Rs. 8000 Per year
  • Single Room Hostel - Rs. 16,000 Per Year
  • 2 in 1 Hostel - Rs. 14,000 Per year
  • 4 in 1 Hostel with Attached Washroom - Rs. 18,000

Here is the admission criteria - 

  • SASTRA conducts Stream 1 admission process to fill 70% of seats in B.Tech courses.
  • JEE Main score and Class ...


What is last year cut off score to secure seat in SASTRA college for stream 1 and stream 2

-MALLIKHARJUNARAOUpdated on June 03, 2020 01:36 PM
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Sakunth Kumar, CollegeDekho Expert

Dear Student,

If you are looking for SASTRA cut off details, please check the link below -

SASTRA B.Tech Admissions


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FAQs about SASTRA University

Is SASTRA University, Thanjavur recognized by the UGC?

Yes, SASTRA University, Thanjavur is recognized by the UGC.

Is SASTRA University , Thanjavur a government college?

SASTRA University , Thanjavur is Private college.

When was the college , SASTRA University , Thanjavur established ?

SASTRA University , Thanjavur was established in the year 1984.

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Contact Details of SASTRA University, Thanjavur

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    +91-0436-2264101 / 2264108
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    Trichy-Tanjore Road, Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613401