SASTRA University Rankings


Ranked 48 for Overall by NIRF 2020
Ranked 63 for Overall by NIRF 2019
Ranked 37 for B.Tech by NIRF 2020
Ranked 38 for B.Tech by NIRF 2019
Ranked 47 for Overall by Outlook 2019
Ranked 601 for Life Sciences by THE 2020
Ranked 68 for Overall by QS 2020
Ranked 62 for Overall by QS 2019
Ranked 1371 for Overall by US News 2020
SASTRA University, Thanjavur

SASTRA University, Thanjavur

Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu UGC Estd 1984 Deemed to be University NAAC 7 Questions Answered Ranked 48 for Overall by NIRF 2020+8 more

By Akanksha Gupta
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SASTRA University Recent Admission Alerts and Updates

Sastra University has introduced 12 UG and PG degree programmes in online mode. Candidates can register for the newly introduced porgrammes till December 31, 2020. The Approved List of Registered students for ACRS and Honours courses has been released. 

Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, popularly known as SASTRA University, is a deemed to be university in the town of Thirumalaisamudram. The university has a good placement for IT students with the highest salary package of INR 28 LPA in top recruiting companies like Microsoft, IBM, and TCS. As per the recent placements, Amazon recruited students with the highest salary package of INR 28 LPA and the average package that students got was INR 9.3 LPA. The lowest salary package offered to students was INR 3.8 LPA.

The university offers Undergraduate, Postgraduate, and Doctoral degrees in various specializations. Admission to these courses is via JEE Main, CLAT, or GATE examination. There are also some courses where admission to students is given on the basis of merits obtained in the qualifying exams.

SASTRA University Important Dates

Deadline for Ph.D. Registration24 Oct, 2020
GATE Exam Date05 Feb - 14 Feb, 2021
CAT Exam Date 29 Nov, 2020
Deadline for XAT Registration30 Nov, 2020
XAT Exam Date03 Jan, 2021
Introducing of 12 UG and PG Degree Programmes26 Oct, 2020
Registration Deadline for newly introduced programmes31 Dec, 2020

SASTRA University Highlights

Establishment | Type1984 | Deemed to be University
Approved byNAAC (National Assessment and Accreditation Council)
Courses offered | TypeUG, PG, and Doctoral | IT, Law, Education, Science 
Selection criteriaMerit and Entrance based
Accepted test scoresJEE Main, GATE, and CLAT
Campus area30,00,000 square feet
Application mode | FeeOnline (Pen and paper-based) | INR 650/ INR 350
Top recruitersMicrosoft, IBM, and TCS
LocationTirumalaisamudram Thanjavur Tamil Nadu
Official website | Contact | +91 4362 264101

SASTRA University Rankings

Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA University) is ranked in many categories by the popular ranking bodies like QS ranking. NIRF, World University Rankings, etc. Here are some recent rankings of the SASTRA University:

  • SASTRA University is one of the institutions from India to feature in the Times Higher Education Ranking 2018 by the World University Rankings.
  • Ranked among the top 350 Asian Universities by the World University Rankings.
  • Ranked among BRICS Top 300 Universities in Brazil, Russia, India, China & South Africa by the QS University Rankings.
  • Ranked among the Top 400 Asian Universities in QS Asia Ranking 2018.

SASTRA University Courses

SASTRA University offers various undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Science, Engineering, Management, Education, Law, Computer Application, and Arts besides various Doctoral programs. Below are the details of all the major courses offered at the university:


BA Subject: English
B.ComSpecializations: Banking, Financial Services, and Insurance, Computer Applications.
B.Com in collaboration with KS Academy-
BBA Specializations: Logistic Management
B.EdSubjects: English, Mathematics, and Physics.
B.ScSubjects: Mathematics and Physics.
B.TechSpecializations: Aerospace, Bioengineering, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Civil, Computer Science, Electrical & Electronics, Electronics & Communication, Electronics & Instrumentation, Information & Communication, IT, Mechanical, and Mechatronics.
LawCourses: BA, LLB, B.Com, BBA, and LLB (Hons.)


M.TechSpecializations: Advanced, Automobile, Bioinformatics, Biotechnology, Chemical, Communication Systems, Construction Engineering & Management, Instrumentation & Control, Medical Nanotechnology, Power Systems, Structural, Cyber Security, Embedded Systems, Material Science and Technology, Robotics, Thermal, etc.
M.ScSpecializations: Biotechnology, Chemistry, Molecular Genetics, and Physics.
MFASpecializations: Music, Yoga, Temple Architecture, Harikata, Vaishnavism, Shaivism
MASpecializations: Sanskrit, Divya Prabhandam


Streams: Arts, Science, Engineering, Management & Law.

Type: Full-time & Part-time.

SASTRA University Admission

SASTRA University UG Admission

  • Applicants wishing to apply for UG courses should have passed class 12 with a minimum of 50% marks from a recognized board.
  • The application form is available on the official website of the university. The eligible applicants are required to download the form and fill it along with all the required documents and send it to the prescribed address.
  • The selection is made on the basis of marks obtained in the last qualifying examination.
  • For admission to the B.Tech program, the university accepts a valid score of the JEE Main Exam.
  • For admission to Law courses, applicants must qualify CLAT Exam with a valid score.

SASTRA University PG Admission

  • Applicants with a graduate degree in relevant discipline with at least 50% marks from a well-recognized university or institute are eligible to apply for PG courses.
  • Admission to PG courses is based on marks obtained in the last qualifying degree.
  • Applicants are shortlisted on the basis of their marks in the qualifying exams.
  • For M.Tech admissions, applicants must qualify the GATE Exam with a valid score.

SASTRA University Ph.D. Admission

  • The minimum eligibility to apply for the Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) program at SASTRA University is a PG degree in relevant discipline with minimum 50% marks.
  • The admission criteria are the same as for UG, and PG courses are the merit of the last qualifying examination.

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SASTRA University Fee Structure

The tuition fee for various courses at Sastra University is given in the table below:

ProgramsTuition Fee (per semester)Sports FeeDevelopment FeeOthers
B.Tech/ M.Tech (Integrated)INR 65,000INR 1,000INR 10,000INR 6,000
M.TechINR 70,000INR 1,000INR 10,000INR 6,000
M.B.A.INR 60,000INR 1,000INR 10,000INR 6,000
B.Com. (CA)/ B.Com (BFSI)INR 15,000INR 1,000-INR 6,000
MCAINR 40,000INR 1,000INR 10,000INR 6,000
B.A., LL.B (Hons.) / B.B.A LL.B (Hons.) / B.Com., LL.B (Hons.)INR 60,000INR 1,000INR 10,000INR 6,000
M.Sc (5 Year Integrated)(Mathematics, Physics, and Chemistry)INR 20,000--INR 4,750
B.Sc., B.B.A, B.C.A, and B.ComINR 15,000--INR 4,750
M.Com & M.ScINR 20,000--INR 4,750
B.Sc, B.Ed (Mathematics /Physics)/ B.A B.Ed (English)INR 25,000INR 1,000INR 10,000INR 4,750

SASTRA University School

Given below are the names of all 12 schools run by SASTRAUniversity:

  • School of Chemical & Biotechnology
  • School of Civil Engineering
  • School of Computing
  • School of Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • School of Humanities & Sciences
  • School of Management
  • School of Mechanical Engineering
  • School of Law
  • Centre for Advanced Research in Indian System of Medicine (CARISM)
  • Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB)
  • Distance Education

SASTRA University Faculty

The faculty of SASTRA University are qualified in their specializations with higher education degrees like Masters and Ph.D. Given below are details of some core faculty members currently working at SASTRA University:

  • Rajan Ks
    • Designation: Dean
    • Qualification: Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) M.Tech. (Process Engineering & Design), and B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering).
    • Specialization: Nanofluids, Process Intensification, Thermal Energy Storage
  • Ponnusami V
    • Designation: Associate Dean
    • Qualification: Ph.D. (Chemical Engineering) B.Tech. (Chemical Engineering), and M.B.A. (Finance management)
    • Specialization: Environmental Engineering - wastewater treatment, waste management, biofuels. Fermentation, Enzyme production, Enzyme kinetics.
  • Subramanyam B
    • Designation: Associate Professor
    • Qualification: M.E (Environmental Engineering & Pollution Control) and Ph.D. (Environmental Engineering)
    • Specialization: Water and Wastewater Treatment.
  • Sudhan 
    • Designation: Professor
    • Qualification: BE Electronics & Communication (Thiagarajar College of Engineering), MS Computer Science & Engineering (IIT Madras), and Ph.D. Computer Science & Engineering (IIT Guwahati)
    • Specialization: Machine Vision; Machine Learning - Neural Networks, Deep Learning; Parallel Architectures - VLSI & Embedded Systems; Work Experience: 15 years of teaching & research experience at IITs and NTU Singapore.
  • Srinivasa Kumar V
    • Designation: Associate Professor
    • Qualification: M.COM., M.Phil., and Ph.D.,
    • Specialization: Financial Reporting Capital Restructuring Financial Performance Measurement system Volatility clustering model Project Budgeting.

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SASTRA University Facilities

Research & Development

SASTRA has been recognized as a Scientific and Industrial Research Organization (SIRO) by the Department of Scientific and Industrial Research (DSIR), Government of India. Currently, the university is engaged in research for various agencies like AYUSH, CSIR, CMRI, DBT, DRDL, DRDO, ISRO, DST, ICMR, etc.

Student’s Activities

DAKSH, the international techno-management festival, is an annual event comprising of a myriad of events involving all trades of engineering. Having started in 2007, DAKSH is running into its eighth edition now. DAKSH presents an opportunity to students from across the globe to display their techno-managerial skills while participating in a plethora of exciting events, assorted workshops, excellent power talks and social responsibility campaigns that are conducted over a period of three days in the month of February.

BIOTIKOS: While the old and fundamental sciences are being literally “researched” to pull out more and more facts and understand them in tremendous detail, there exists a section of research that concentrates on how to apply the results of the former to improve the quality of life on earth. BIOTIKOS activities happen year-round. It has the weekly TECH-FORUM sessions that serve as an excellent model of interaction between the juniors & seniors. 

National Cadet Corps (NCC): NCC Organization - In view of the changing socio-economic environment, an exercise was undertaken by the Ministry of Defence to make aims of NCC in tune with the aspirations of the youth. Training Camps - NCC organizes training camps for students in rural and urban areas. Students who have not got the opportunity for community living, enjoy these camps the most.

  • Prime Minister's Rally
  • Annual Training Camp
  • National Integration Camp
  • Centrally Organized Camp
  • Republic Day Camp
  • Flag Hoisting Ceremony

Clubs & Activities

The various Student's Clubs of SASTRA - Literary Club, Auto Club, Oratory, and Debating Club, JAM Club, Fine Arts Club, Quiz Club, etc. conduct weekly meetings to bring out and develop the talents of the students. These clubs have helped SASTRA secure honors in various inter-college cultural competitions like SARANG, FESTEMBER, RIVERA, etc.DAKSH & KURUKSHETRA are SASTRA's National Level Annual Technical and Cultural festivals respectively and are conducted by the various student clubs.COLOSSEUM & FUERA are SASTRA's inter and intra college sports competitions.


Saraswathi Sadan, the library of the university is an architectural elegance over an area of about 47,000 sq ft with modern study area, audio-visual room, internet, and reprographic facilities.

  • Saraswathi Sadan contains over 1,02,600 books valued at Rs 5.29 crores, the library subscribes to 290 journals and magazines related to Engineering, Management, Legal, etc.
  • 11,000 scientific, technical & management journals and over 12,000 ASTM standards.
  • The online databases like Scopus and MathSciNet provide access to bibliographic information from over 26,000 journals.
  • It also subscribes to the PROQUEST Digital Dissertation database which provides full-text access to over 17,00,000 Ph.D. thesis and dissertations.
  • SASTRA University Library has purchased over 18,000 Springer e-books from the various subject collections of the copyright year between 2005 and 2012. 
  • The Library also subscribes to eBrary which provides access over 73,000 full-text books. 

SASTRA University FAQ

Ques. How are the placements of SASTRA University?

Ans. As per the reports of 2019 and 2018 placements, the placements at SASTRA University are overall good. Given below are the stats for the same:

2019 placement report

  • Highest package - INR 28.5 LPA; Recruiting company: Amazon
  • Lowest package - INR 3.6 LPA; Recruiting company: TCS
  • Average package - INR 9.3 LPA
  • Some well-recognized companies like Deloitte and Microsoft offered salary packages up to INR 7– 9.8 LPA.
  • A total of 53 students got placed in the Deloitte with a salary package of INR 7.6 LPA.

2018 placement report

Top recruiters: TCS, Capgemini, Cognizant, Microsoft, IBM, etc.

Students with good command over C and C++ coding were given preference at the time of recruitment. Most of the students got recruited in the TCS company with a salary package of INR 4.25 LPA as their starting salary.

Companies like Microsoft and IBM offer a salary package of 10 LPA package but recruit about 5–6 students. Other highlights from the 2018 placements are as follows:

  1. Cyprus company selected 4 students with a salary package of INR 13 LPA.
  2. Zoho internship was offered at INR 6 LPA. A total of 20 people got selected for coding job profiles.
  3. Tata Communication offered INR 8 LPA.

Ques. Does SASTRA University provide hostel accommodation to its students?

Ans. Yes, the university provides hostel accommodation to its students. There are a total of 15 hostels for students, out of which 9 are for male students and 6 are for female students. The total capacity for boys is 4000 seats and for girls, it is 2400. 
The hostels provide amenities for living, dining, and recreation which makes each inmate ‘feel like home’. 

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Ques. Who are the top recruiters of SASTRA University?

Ans. The top recruiters of SASTRA University are Lucas TVS Ltd., 'L' Cube Innovative Solutions Pvt. Ltd., Madras Aluminium Company (MALCO), Madras Fertilizer Ltd., Madras Homeo Laboratories, Mahindra & Mahindra, Manali Petrochemicals Ltd., Maruti Udyog Ltd., Mascon Global Systems Ltd., MICO, Microsoft Corporation, NALCO India Ltd., National Centre for Software Tech., Netel Chromatographs, Newgen Software Technologies Ltd., Sonata Software, SPIC Ltd., SRA Systems Ltd., etc.

SASTRA University, Thanjavur Fees & Eligibility

B.Tech₹1.67 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)10+2 + JEE Main
MBA₹1.37 Lakhs (1st Year Fees)Pass in Graduation + CAT
B.Com₹47,000 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.Sc₹54,750 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
BBA₹44,750 (1st Year Fees)10+2
M.C.A {Lateral}₹97,000 (Total Fees)Graduation
M.C.A₹97,000 (1st Year Fees)Graduation
Select Degree : B.Tech MBA B.Com M.Sc M.C.A {Lateral} M.C.A BCA B.Tech {Lateral} B.Sc B.Tech + M.Tech B.A + B.Ed M.Tech BALLB {Hons.} BBALLB {Hons.} B.Com + L.L.B {Hons. Ph.D B.Sc + B.Ed M.Com B.Sc + M.Sc BFA BBA B.Optom L.L.M MA MFA + 19 More
Select Stream : Engineering Law Science Management Commerce Computer Applications Education Arts Medical + 4 More

SASTRA University Top Courses, Fees & Eligibility

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Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]

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    Master of Commerce [M.Com]

    ₹ 54,750 1st Yr Fees
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    SASTRA University, Thanjavur : 7 Answered QuestionsView All

    • Top Answer By Sahil Sachdeva on 22-Oct-2020

    Ans. This is indeed a difficult choice to make a decision in opting for the best college among the three mentioned above since every college has its pros and cons. However, one must have a clear image and idea about the type of college you want to get admitted to and make choices accordingly that match your prerequisites. Ranking:  SSN College: It is ranked 44 for Engineering by NIRF 2020 stats.  Amrita University Coimbatore: It is ranked 8th best university in India by NIRF.  Sastra University Thanjavur offers a very good placement for IT students. As per the recent placement statistics, Amazon offered students with the highest salary package of INR 28 lacs per annum. University offers undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral degrees under various specializations. Eligibility: SSN College: For admissions in Bachelors's program, students are required to pass 10+2 with a minimum of 50%, for MBA graduation is required and for M.Tech and M.E. graduation with 50% with GATE is required. Amrita University Coimbatore: For admissions in bachelor's programs for admission in BTech 10 + 2 with 75% and AEEE is required, for admission into BSc honors 10 + 2 with minimum 50% is required and for admission, in MBA graduation and valid CAT score is required. Sastra University Thanjavur: For admission into bachelor's degree, 10 + 2 with a minimum 50% is required, for masters degree graduation is required and for MBA graduation and a valid CAT score is required. Placement: SSN College: It has collaborations with topmost industries offering on-campus job opportunities to its students. Some of the top recruiters of the college are Samsung, Google, Tata chemicals limited, royal Enfield, Microsoft, etc. Amrita University Coimbatore: 95% of students were placed in 2019 with the highest package offered was 43.33 LPA. Google, Microsoft, Intel, Reliance, Toyota, Mahindra, etc what some of the top recruiters. Sastra University Thanjavur: As per the reports of 2019 and 2018 the placements were overall good. The highest package offered to students was INR 28.5 LPA and the average package offered was INR 9.3 LPA. TCS, Capgemini, Microsoft, cognizant, etc what some of the top recruiters. The details discussed above will assist you in making a wise decision about which college you must opt to. However, the requirements must be filled like the fee and eligibility to ensure your chances of getting admitted.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Praver Katyal on 08-Oct-2020

    Ans. Amrita University has been ranked 20th, SASTRA University has been ranked 37th, Manipal University has been ranked 45th and VIT Vellore has been ranked 15th for Private Engineering by NIRF 2020. SASTRA University is a NAAC ‘A+’ graded university whereas, ‘The University of the year 2016’ and ‘Excellence in Faculty for the year 2017’ has been awarded to VIT by FICCI. All of these four universities are well-reputed and offer decent BTech programs for CSE. Admission: For admission to B.Tech, students will have to sit for the JEE entrance test. Alternatively, admission to programs at Manipal University is done through MET and at VIT is done through VITEEE. Admission to B.Tech programs at Amrita University is done through AEEE. The prerequisites for admission at all these universities are 10+2 with a minimum of 60% from any recognized boards. The first-year course fee for BTech CSE at Manipal University, Amrita University, VIT, and SASTRA is respectively 3.19 lakhs, 1.25 lakhs, 1.98 lakhs, and 1.67 lakhs respectively. Placement: CSE is among the courses with the highest placement rate at all these institutes. The placement statistics for CSE at these four institutes are as follows. Criteria Manipal University Amrita University SASTRA University VIT Vellore Students Placed 80% 70% 70% 90% Average Salary 7.2 LPA 3 LPA 9.3 LPA 7.25 LPA Major recruiters at Manipal University include E&Y, Pin Click, Microsoft, HDFC Bank, Cisco, SAP Labs, Dell, Deloitte, etc. Recruiters at Amrita University include Atlassian, Amazon, SAP Labs, TCS, CTS, Infosys, Tech Mahindra, etc. AWS, Google, Qualcomm, PayPal, CISCO, ZS, Microsoft, EY, Amazon are major recruiters at VIT Vellore. Accenture, HDFC Bank, Oracle, TVS Motors, Alcatel, Escorts recruits students from SASTRA University. All the universities are of high repute with renowned alumni associated with them. However, students must scrutinize the four universities taking their choice of interest into consideration.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Siripuram Akash on 29-Sep-2020

    Ans. Amrita University Coimbatore has ranked 4th by NIRF in 2020. It is a UGC approved university and has been graded ‘A’ by NAAC. SASTRA is also another ‘A’ graded university by NAAC and has ranked 25th in 2020 by NIRF. Admission: Those who are aiming at taking admission at Amrita University, Coimbatore for pursuing a B. Tech degree in Electronics and Communication must qualify JEE Main along with AEEE. In order to enroll for the same course in SASTRA, students are expected to qualify for JEE Main. The course structure remains the same for both the universities and the tentative course fee remains around 7 Lakh. Scholarships: Various scholarships are available for SASTRA students which help them financially to be able to afford their tuition and other fees. Some of these scholarships are the Desh-Videsh Scholarship, Dean’s merit scholarship, Venkat Panchapakesan Scholarship, and more. Amrita University students have the option of taking various educational loans in order to be able to get financial help. Placement: Amrita University- Top recruiters that offer various internship and job opportunities to the Amrita University students are Google, Amazon, Microsoft, TCS, CTS, and more. The highest salary package remains around 30 LPA and the average package is 5 LPA for the students. SASTRA- The highest package for SASTRA students remains around 28 LPA and the lowest salary package is 3.6 LPA. The average package, however, remains to be around 9.3 LPA. Top recruiters are Accenture, IBM, ICICI, ABN Amro among others. Apart from the aforementioned details, there are various other important factors that should be taken into consideration. One of them is infrastructure. Both these colleges contain most of the necessary essentials for students to have a comfortable learning experience. The infrastructure is really good and as far as faculty members are concerned, students seem to have been satisfied with the learning experience in a total manner. There are libraries in both the colleges which contain important books for all the streams. Sports grounds are there as well to make sure students get an overall learning experience while being inside the campus. These are some of the major aspects of the ECE stream in both the campuses that you should take into consideration before going for either of them.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Raktim Tarafdar on 25-Sep-2020

    Ans. Acknowledging the contemporary synopsis between the two colleges, IIEST Shibpur has The upper hand; it was ranked at the 17th place by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. It received a prolonged upliftment from the administration, which could be why it does not seem shiny among its companions. Consequently, it is a good call to intercept a rocket equipped to take off and assume that you do not regret the letter that you missed this flight. Placement: IIEST Shibpur invited 90 reputed companies in the year 2020. 311 students got placed with the highest salary package of INR 41 LPA and an average package of 6 LPA. Students were recruited at SASTRA by Amazon with the highest salary package of INR 28 LPA and the average package that students got was INR 9.3 LPA. Infrastructure: IIEST, Shibpur always maintains the state of infrastructure and facilities for advanced researchers and consultancies. The department was accredited by the NBA as a great department. The facilities at the SASTRA’s department of computing are constantly upgraded for meeting the academic and research needs of the entire campus. Fees: The table given below shows the fee structure of both institutions charged for CSE: Course IIEST,Shibpur SASTRA B.Tech 1.37 LPA 65,000 M.Tech 81,500 70,000 CSE Department at IIEST Shibpur: It has played an important role towards the development of the academic environment. The department also offers different research areas for students including broadband computing, computational geometry, Computer Architecture, data mining, embedded system, Machine learning, etc. CSE Department at SASTRA University: It offers B.Tech and courses with highly sophisticated facilities for training and Research and Development work in various areas of computer science. The facilities at the department of computing are constantly upgraded for meeting the academic and Research needs of the entire campus.Read more

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    • Top Answer By Gargee Sachdeva on 23-Sep-2020

    Ans. PES University, Bangalore, and SASTRA University, Thanjavur are private institutions that have been accredited by NAAC. Both universities are recognized by UGC as well. The CSE program is a popular branch of engineering studies offered by both institutions. The table given below gives a brief overview of both institutes: Criteria PES University SASTRA University NIRF Ranking 151st out of 200 (Overall) 93rd out of 300 (B.Tech.) 48th out of 200 (Overall) 37th out of 300 (B.Tech.) Admission Process Entrance Exam + Interview Entrance Exam CSE Eligibility B.Tech.- 45% in 10+2 AND KCET and/or PESSAT M.Tech.- Pass in Graduation AND GATE or KCET and/or PESSAT B.Tech.- 50% in 10+2 AND JEE Main score CSE Fee (INR; First Year) B.Tech.- 3.3 Lakhs M.Tech.- 1.7 Lakhs B.Tech.- 1.67 Lakhs About the Course: Computer Science Engineering (CSE) is a professional engineering program that focuses on practical and theoretical knowledge of computer hardware and software. The areas of employment include communication, IT, electronics, manufacturing industries, etc. Infrastructure and Facilities PES: The campus comprises 3.5 million sq. ft. of built-up area and acres of open ground. The university offers facilities such as hostels, library, sports complex, and grounds, labs, cafeteria, gym, amphitheater, seminar and conference halls, healthcare, etc. SASTRA: The university has been recognized as a SIRO by DSIR, Government of India for its research facilities. The institute hosts numerous student activities and events such as DAKSH, BIOTIKOS, etc. Other facilities it offers include a library, clubs, auditorium, hostels, canteen, etc. Placement Statistics PES: 851 students were placed in 56 top recruiting companies such as Deloitte, Amazon, LinkedIn, Flipkart, JP Morgan, Tech Mahindra, Intel, Mercedes Benz, etc. The highest and average package offered was 48 LPA and 6.8 LPA, respectively. SASTRA: 2400+ (i.e., 70%) were placed in recruiting companies such as Accenture, ICICI Bank, Oracle, HUL, Maruti Suzuki, Wipro, Hyundai, Johnson & Johnson, TCS, IBM, etc. The highest and average package offered was 28.5 LPA and 9.3 LPA, respectively. 90% of students also got internships at various companies and organizations. CSE is a decent program at these institutions and thus, it is an individual’s personal discretion as to which one will be the best choice for him or her. One must thoroughly learn about both the universities before taking the decision.Read more

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    Ranking of SASTRA University
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    Overall  #48 out of 200  in  India 2020 ( #63 out of 200 India 2019 )

    #8th in Tamil Nadu

    #25 out of 200  Top Universities in India 2020

    B.Tech  #37 out of 300  in  India 2020 ( #38 out of 200 India 2019 )

    #6th in Tamil Nadu

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    #90 out of 155  Top Private Colleges in India 2020

    Times Higher Education logo

    Life Sciences  #601 out of 601

    QS World University logo

    Overall  #68 out of 100  in  India 2020 ( #62 out of 72 India 2019 )

    #11th in Tamil Nadu

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    Overall  #1371 out of 1599

    Atal Ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements logo


    #6 out of 50  Top Universities in India 2020

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      Umabharathi BBCABatch : 2021
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      If I choose this college because of teaching and placement facilities.And knowledgeable faculty and they will conduct many events for technical and non technical also.these are the quality I choose this college.

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      It was one of the well known Deemed University in my area and yes this is also well known for its 100% placement and they also providing placement training from Mafoi company and also 20% people are getting hired in highly payed companies & 70% people are getting hired in medium payed companies.

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      Thanjavur - 613401
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      godi neha

      hi sir, is there any entrance exam for joining to the sestra clg or direct admission i got 10gpa in intermediate and 85%in jee mains how can i get admission

      31 May, 2019 10:39
      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      HI Neha, students who have scored 60% in intermediate with PCM combination will be considered eligible for the course. Thus, you are eligible. There is no separate entrance exam for admission in the university. Score of JEE Main is considered for admission to B.Tech. As per your score in JEE Main, you have bright chances of getting into the cut off.

      31 May, 2019 10:57
      Akhil Bharadwaz

      I got 10gpa in intermediate and 93.3 in jee mains can i get cse branch in sastra

      24 May, 2019 14:36
      Shobhna Chaturvedi

      Hi Akhil, students who have scored 60% in intermediate are eligible for the course. Thus, you are eligible. However, cut off marks in JEE Main are not known yet. However, considering your score, you have chances to get admission in this university.

      24 May, 2019 14:46

      Hi, Does integrated course available for Msc maths and b.ed. If yes what is the procedure for applying?

      19 Oct, 2018 11:00
      Akansha Expert

      Hi Priya, No This college does not offer the Integrated course as MSc B Ed.

      20 Oct, 2018 14:58

      Sir I want ll.b much tutuion fees with hostle

      21 Sep, 2017 20:57
      Kalpana Sharma Expert

      Hi Jeyapandi, The Sastra University provide LLB with the integrated course, I mean to say this university provides LLB B.Com, BA LLB, BBA LLB. So please tell me which course you want the fee structure? To know the hostel fee, please check this link Hostel Fee

      25 Sep, 2017 13:04
      Nanda kishore

      sir, is intermediate wietage is concider in sastra university

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03
      nlajala ganesh

      dear respected sir,my name is ganesh.our native place is nandigama andrapradesh .we are very poor. i have interested to in your college .please send a meesage how to search for the applications in online and any scohlarships given in yours university. how much fees for applications and for b-tech course

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03
      Shailendra Pratap Singh

      Want Admission in Btech Biotech in a reputed college of South / West India

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03

      Dear sir, i am interested to join your college regarding this i need the bellowed details, kindly send me the same. Details; M.A BED English coarse admission procedure and eligibility with hostel facility

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03
      subashree srinivasan

      I want to know details regarding admissions to B.Techcourses in computer science and Information technology through N R I quota.Please provide direct contact numbers.

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03

      Sir, we need details of yearly fees & Hostel fee for 1st year BE student. Please inform us yearly wise , Thank you

      22 Feb, 2017 17:03

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