SASTRA University, Thanjavur

SASTRA University, Thanjavur

  • Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu
  • ESTD 1984
  • UGC , NAAC-A
  • Deemed University

Facilities available in University

  • Comp Labs

  • Sports

  • Medical

  • Cafeteria

  • Library

  • Auditorium

  • Hostel

  • Gym

  • Laboratory

Major Courses Offered by University

Course Name Rating Total Fee
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech]
4Years Full Time
06-Jan-2019 -20-Jan-2019
Examination Date
7.0 ₹115,000 per year Apply Now
Master of Business Administration [MBA]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹110,000 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Science [B.Sc]
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹21,583 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Commerce [B.Com]
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹33,000 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Computer Application [BCA]
3Years Full Time
N/A ₹21,583 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Commerce + Bachelor of Laws [BCom L.L.B.] {Hons.}
5Years Full Time
01-Jan-2019 -31-Mar-2019
Application Form Date
N/A ₹104,200 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Arts + Bachelor of Law [BALLB] {Hons.}
5Years Full Time
01-Jan-2019 -31-Mar-2019
Application Form Date
N/A ₹104,200 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Business Administration [BBA] + Bachelor of Law [L.L.B] {Hons.}
5Years Full Time
01-Jan-2019 -31-Mar-2019
Application Form Date
N/A ₹104,200 per year Apply Now
Master of Science [M.Sc]
2Years Full Time
N/A ₹32,375 per year Apply Now
Bachelor of Technology [B.Tech] + Master of Technology [M.Tech]
5Years Full Time
06-Jan-2019 -20-Jan-2019
Examination Date
7.0 ₹114,200 per year Apply Now

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Prof. R. Sethuraman
Vice Chancellor
Dr. Sridharan
Dr. Revathi A
Prof. Suresh Ramachandran
Prof. Nirmala Jegadeesan
Prof. Rajeswari M
Prof. Sriranjani

About University

SASTRA University, Thanjavur was established in 1984 in the form of Shanmugha College of Engineering which is now renamed, Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy [SASTRA].  It has carved a niche for itself as a Centre for fostering and developing the body, mind and sprit of its students.  SASTRA is totally committed to this three - fold flowering of the students entrusted to its care. Our blend of academic excellence and real world experience with moral values has earned SASTRA, national recognition.

  • The university has sprawling campus housing a built-up area of over 30,00,000 square feet and a vibrant population of over 10,000 students and over 700 teaching.
  • SASTRA University offers various undergraduate and post graduate courses in Science, Engineering, Management, Education, Law and Arts besides various Doctoral programmes.
  • SASTRA has state-of-the-art laboratories, a well-stocked library and best computing facilities.
  • SASTRA has achieved national standing in terms of academic performance, co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and also in its growth and commitment to social service. The standard of excellence of our courses is reflected in the grades awarded to university by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council.
  • SASTRA shapes students future by fostering a teamwork approach to instruction, providing access to high tech information, encouraging interaction with faculty, motivating them to develop new ideas and concepts, taking personal interest in students' career development and preparing them for success. 
  • SASTRA has been re-accredited with Grade 'A' (CGPA 3.2) by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission (UGC).
  • Accredited by TCS

Research & Development:

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

SASTRA & Society:

SASTRA has also been sensitive and responsive to societal needs. Every year, SASTRA donates 5 kg rice, ½ kg toor dhal and 1 kg jaggery to about 1800 families of neighboring five villages (Tirumalaisamudram, Nattani, Vallampudur, Munnaiyampatti & Kuruvadipatti) for Makara Sankaranthi. Apart from this, SASTRA also lends help during natural calamities such as earthquake, tsunami, floods, etc.

  • Cyclone Thane: The Management, Staff and Students contributed a sum of Rs. 1,24,80,800 towards the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund for resurrecting various parts of Tamil Nadu that were affected by the THANE CYCLONE during December 2011. 
  • Tsunami relief work: SASTRA constructed 39 community shelters, provided safe drinking water, and distributed fibre–glass boats to fishermen and Kalam Calipers to 177 physically challenged children as part of tsunami relief work.
  • Kumbakonam school fire tragedy: SASTRA provides complete financial support for the education of one sibling in each of the families of the 91 victims.
  • SASTRA Skill Development Programmes: SASTRA University launched a free one-year skill development programme in CNC Machining, Forging & Welding on February 23, 2012. This programme was launched by Shri S.Ramadorai, Advisor to Prime Minister of India, National Council on Skill Development. A monthly stipend of Rs.5,000 is given to each student to meet the cost of learning, travel and food.
  • Campaign on Road Safety: A massive road safety awareness campaign was launched on June 19, 2009 in which material regarding road safety and the importance of wearing helmet to more than 5000 two–wheeler riders at five strategic locations in Trichy. 

  • Green SASTRA: The Green SASTRA project was launched on 17th August 2009 by Mr. M. B. Nirmal, Founder Chairman, EXONARA International and 120 tree saplings were planted by the students.

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 “re-searched” 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 mode 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 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

National Service Scheme (NSS): NSS under the Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports Government of India was launched in Gandhiji's Birth Centenary Year 1969, in 37 Universities involving 40,000 students with primary focus on the development of personality of students through community service. Today, NSS has more than 3.2 million student volunteers on its roll spread over 298 Universities and 42 (+2) Senior Secondary Councils and Directorate of Vocational Education all over the country. 

NSS Activities:Seven units of 100 student volunteers each lead by a faculty member are functioning in the University. SASTRA has been awarded the best blood donation camp organizer by the Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society for having donated 927 units of blood in a single year.The service activities include –

  • Tree plantation
  • Temple cleaning
  • Conducting free medical, dental and veterinary camps
  • Blood donation camps

SASTRA Community Out Reach Programme (SCORE): SCORE was formally inaugurated by the former President of India Dr. A. P. J. Abdul Kalam during the SASTRA Silver Jubilee inauguration on 2nd October 2008.1200 students were divided into 120 groups and carried out social engineering projects on Health and Sanitation, Computer Awareness, Literacy awareness, Energy Conservation, Water quality testing, Legal Awareness, Awareness about various central and state government schemes, Environmental management and Women’s rights in six neighbouring villages.

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 honours in various inter-college cultural competitions like SAARANG, FESTEMBER, RIVERA, etc.DAKSH & KURUKSASTRA are SASTRA's National Level Annual Technical and Cultural festivals respectively and is conducted by the various student clubs.COLOSSEUM & FUERA are SASTRA's inter and intra college sports competitions.


Library: 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 provides access to bibliographic information from over 26,000 journals.
  • It also subscribes to PROQUEST Digital Dissertation database which provides full text access to over 17,00,000 PhD 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. 

Hostel: There are 9 boys hostel and 6 girls hostels providing accommodation to over 4000 boys and 2400 girls. 
The hostels provide amenities for living, dining and recreation that makes each inmate feel at home. They provide a right atmosphere for intellectual stimulation and balanced growth.

Indoor Stadium: An indoor stadium “MARUTI” has been constructed and equipped with billiards tables, a basketball court, badminton courts, table tennis, and carrom board.

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Contact Details

Phone No: 0436-2264101
Thanjavur - 613401
Tamil Nadu , India
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University Hostel

Hostel For : Male ₹6 K - ₹16 K
Hostel For : Female ₹6 K - ₹15 K

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