SASTRA University, Thanjavur

Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu) Estd : 1984 Approved by : UGC, AICTE, NAAC, SIRO, AIU Type : Private
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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.

Top Courses & Fees View All

  • B.Tech 13 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 90 K
  • B.Com+LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 50 K
  • BBA+LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 50 K
  • BA+LLB 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 50 K
  • B.Com 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 7.5 K
  • M.Tech 29 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 2.24 Lacs
  • MSc 9 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 1.74 Lacs
  • MBA 3 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 50 K
  • MCA 1 Courses Available
    Avg Annual Fee 40 K


SASTRA University Placement

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Awards and Rankings

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

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Contact Details of SASTRA University, Thanjavur

  • Contact No:
    +91-0436-2264101 / 2264108
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  • Address:
    Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu 613401

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