South Asian University (SAU), New Delhi was established in 2010. It is an international university established by the eight member nations of South Asian Association for Regional Co-operation (SAARC) viz. Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka. It aims to provide liberal and humane education to the brightest and the most dedicated students of South Asia so that a new class of quality leadership is nurtured. The university offers post-graduate and doctoral programmes in various disciplines. The University is currently functioning from Akbar Bhawan Campus in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi.
Country-wise Quota for students from SAARC Countries
OVERALL SEAT QUOTA
Not more than 50% seats
Countries outside SAARC
Shared hostel accommodation is provided to those students who join the University from outside Delhi. The hostels on the three floors currently house about 65 girls and 190 boys.