Admission into SASTRA University, Thanjavur for B.Tech / M.Tech (5- years integrated programme)

Are you in search of a nationally recognised university for engineering admissions? SASTRA University, Thanjavur, has declared its Admission Notification for the year 2013 for admission into the B.Tech/M.Tech (5- year integrated) Degree Programmes. Go through the article to know about the details of the University, eligibility criteria, fee structure, important dates, admission procedure etc.

Overview of SASTRA University

SASTRA University was initally known as Shanmugha College of Engineering when it came into existence in the year 1984. It has now been renamed as Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research academy (SASTRA). IT is a UGC recognised university under the section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. It is located in Tamil Nadu, India. Its distance from Thanjavur is about 17 kilometers and that from Tiruchirapalli is about 40 kilometers. The university can be reached by all three modes of transport- Train, bus and air. It has a huge, campus built on an area of over 30, 00,000 sq.ft. It has more than 10,000 students and over 700 academic staffs which makes the University surely a renowned name in the educational field of India. The mixture of academic excellence, practical experience and ethical values has made SASTRA a nationally recognized University. The mission of SASTRA University is to provide value based education that can produce best engineers, scientists and researchers who are also individually good citizens.

Accreditation of the University

  • NAAC Accreditation
    National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), has accredited SASTRA University with A- Grade.

  • The Institution of Engineering Accreditation
    All B.Tech courses in SASTRA University has been accredited by the Institution of Engineers, India.

  • TCS Accreditation
    It has also been accredited by M/s. Tata Consultancy Services Ltd.


The campus of the University is equipped with all modern facilities and amenities. Some of which are as mentioned below.

Central Library

The institute's central library, Saraswathi Sadan is a masterpiece of architecture. It is spread over an area of about 47,000 sq. ft. It has modern study area, internet facilities, audio visual room and reprographic facilities. In addition to the central library, the individual schools have their own library too with technical books and journals.


The campus has a branch of the Indian Overseas Bank. It also has two ATMs one of which is especially for the girls at the girl's hostel. A City Union Bank ATM is also located in campus.

Post Office

There is a post office within the campus which has been established by The Department of Posts & Telegraph.

Canteen & Bookstore

The canteen at SASTRA creates an in-formal environment for get- together of the students. Various delicious culinary is served in the canteen. There is a bookstore in campus for enabling students to buy stationery.


SASTRA requires a complete health analysis that includes immunization records of all full time students. Medical treatment given by the nursing staff and doctor on campus free of any charge. However, any off- campus medical expenses will be borne by the students. In case of emergency there is an ambulance facility free of cost to take the students to hospitals.


There are 6 boy's hostel and 2 girl's hostels in campus. It can accommodate up to 3000 boys and 1200 girls. The hostels have beautiful ambience and all facilities such as living, dining and recreation. The hostel provides balanced atmosphere for recreation and studies.

Indoor Stadium

The indoor stadium of the University has been named as ‘Maruti'. It has badminton courts, billiards tables, a basketball court, carrom board and table tennis. The lighting has been done smartly in order to provide good view during the sports.


The indoor stadium has a gymnasium inside it. It has sophisticated Gym equipment to maintain good health and good physique. There is a separate Gym for girls.

B.Tech Degree programme

Duration - 3 Years

  1. B.Tech. Bioengineering
  2. B.Tech. Bioinformatics
  3. B.Tech. Industrial Biotechnolgy
  4. B.Tech. Chemical Engineering
  5. B.Tech. Civil Engineering
  6. B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering
  7. B.Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering
  8. B.Tech. Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  9. B.Tech. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
  10. B.Tech. Information & Communication Technology
  11. B.Tech. Information Technology
  12. B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering
  13. B.Tech. Mechatronics

M.Tech(5-year integrated)Degree Programme

Duration - 5 Years

  1. M.Tech. Advanced Manufacturing
  2. M.Tech. Automobile Engineering
  3. M.Tech. Communication Systems
  4. M.Tech. Construction Engineering & Management
  5. M.Tech. Industrial Biotechnology
  6. M.Tech. Instrumentation & Control
  7. M.Tech. Medical Nanotechnology
  8. M.Tech. Power Systems
  9. M.Tech. Structural Engineering.

Admission into B.Tech and M.Tech (5-years integrated) Programmes

The admission into both B.Tech and M.Tech (5-years integrated) Programmes in SASTRA University will be based on merit. The admission will be conducted through two streams-
  • Stream 1- Based on marks of +2
  • Stream 2 – Based on JEE Main 2013

  1. Stream 1- Students will be admitted on 70% of the total seats through this stream. The candidates need to fill only one form and they will be eligible for both the streams. No separate forms are required. To create a list according to merit, the marks of the students in +2 or equivalent exam will be normalized. This will be done to provide same scale of comparison for different boards. In each board, the highest mark obtained will be considered as 100% and the aggregate marks of others will be normalized according to that. For example, The highest marks obtained in a particular Board is 98% and an applicant's aggregate from that board is 90%, then his normalized percentage would be 90/98x100 = 91.83%. Total seats in stream 1 will be filled in the following manner.

  2. Stream 2 – Remaining 30% seats will be filled based on JEE (MAIN) All India Rank. In case there is any tie in Ranks, the score of Mathematics, chemistry and physics in JEE (MAIN) will be considered. In case the ranks are not released the JEE (Main) 2013 aggregate marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry will be computed for granting admission.

Eligibility for both the programmes

  • Candidates who have passed class 12th or equivalent exam recognized by any State Board/Central Board/ or any other accepted as equivalent by SASTRA, taking Physics and Mathematics as compulsory subjects with any of the following- Chemistry/Computer Science/ Biology/Bio- Technology, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in the mentioned subjects, are eligible to apply for the two programmes. A candidate should have obtained the aggregate 60% Marks in single sitting.

  • Student with diploma in Engineering or Technology are eligible for direct admission into the second year of any B. Tech programme.

  • A candidate should not have completed 19 years of age as on 1st July 2013 (21 years for Lateral Entry)

Fee Structure for both the programmes

  • Tuition Fees: Rs. 45,000/- per semester

  • Development Fees: Rs. 10,000/- (need to be paid only one-time during admission)

  • Other fees: Rs. 7,000/- (need to be paid one-time during admission). This includes fee for Personality Development, Unit Tests, Sports, ID Card, Marks verification, Medical Test, etc.

  • Hostel Charges: For only those students who will reside at the hostels in campus. Students of the first year can reside in hostels on shared accommodation basis. The Annual charge for this will be Rs. 6,000/-. The approximate food charges will be Rs. 2,400/- per month. Single room will be available only to senior students and the annual rent will differ.

How to Apply

  • Application forms can be downloaded and submitted online on the official website of SASTRA University. Application forms for B.Tech/M.Tech to get the form and submit online. The application fee for online submission is Rs. 650/- Candidates will need a valid credit card for online submission of forms.

  • The forms can also be obtained in person for Rs. 600/- from the Office of Admissions at SASTRA University campus in Thanjavur or SASTRA University campus at Kumbakonam or from Office in Chennai the address for which is below:

    5, Lakshmi Nivas,
    Dr.Subburayan Nagar,
    Chennai - 600024
    Behind Hotel Brown Star,
    Samiyar Madam Bus Stop.
    Phone No: 044-24838029)

  • Application forms are also available at select branches of Indian Overseas Bank and City Union Bank. The list, address and contact number of the branches is mentioned at the end of the article.

Important dates

  • Last date for receiving filled application forms for B.Tech./M.Tech (5-Year integrated) for both streams:15th June, 2013

  • Release of Rank List for both streams on website: June 15, 2013 (9:00 p.m)

  • Counseling for B.Tech./M.Tech (5-Year integrated) for both streams: 23rd, 24th, 25th & 26th June, 2013

  • Commencement of classes for B.Tech/M.Tech(5-Years): 15th July, 2013

Important Notes regarding admission into SASTRA University

  1. Candidates are allowed to attend counseling for stream 2 though they are admitted under Stream 1. They can change branch, if they want to.

  2. Candidates are advised to submit application with both class 12th and JEE (Main) 2013 results along with relevant photocopies. The candidates are advised to enter details of the both so that they can attend both counseling using the same application form.

  3. The students who have yet not received the class 12th mark sheet can submit the online version of mark sheet with application forms. The photocopy of the original mark sheet will be required during counseling.

Contact details for any queries regarding admission

Office of Admissions
SASTRA University
Thanjavur – 613 401

Phone: 04362- 264101/264108/304000

E-mail: admissions(at)sastra(dot)edu

Website: www(dot)sastra(dot)edu

List of Indian Overseas Bank from where the application form can be obtained

  1. Adyar branch,
    No.- 12, Sardar Patel Road,
    Adyar, Chennai- 600020
    Phone- 044-24913138/24425585

  2. Anna Nagar Branch,
    F- 46, First Avvenue,
    East Anna Nagar,
    Chennai- 600102
    Phone- 044-26261819

  3. Visakhapatnam branch,
    47-15-12, Station road,
    Dwaraka Nagar,
    Visakhapatnam- 530016
    Phone- 0891- 2552201/ 2753325

  4. Coimbatore branch,
    1218, Big Bazaar Street,
    Phone- 0422-2398190

  5. Perambur branch,
    75/151, Paper Mills Road,
    Phone- 044- 26700809/26702846

  6. K.K Nagar branch,
    P. No. 267,
    Dr. Lakshmanaswamy Salai,
    K. K Nagar,
    Chennai- 600078
    Phone- 044- 23664135/23662338

  7. Salem- branch,
    16/17, Car Street,
    Salem- 636001
    Phone- 0427- 2267464

  8. Ambattur branch,
    Pl. No. 96, South Phase,
    II Main Road,
    Ambattur lndl Estate,
    Chennai- 600058
    Phone- 044- 26253137

  9. Jayanagar branch,
    No. 232, IX Main Road V Block,
    Bangalore- 560041
    Phone- 080- 22950346

  10. Madurai branch,
    127, East Veli Street,
    Madurai- 625001
    Phone 0452- 2333803

  11. Coimbatore branch,
    11/38, Diwan Bahadur Road,
    R.S Puram,
    Coimbatore- 641002
    Phone- 0422- 2442044

  12. Virugambakkam branch,
    25- A, M. K Towers,
    Arcot Road,
    Chennai- 600092
    Phone- 044- 23644304

  13. Hyderabad branch,
    5-1-664,666 &669, Ground floor,
    Surabhi Arcade,
    Bank Street, Koti,
    Hyderabad- 500001
    Phone- 040- 23468819/23468822

  14. Mylapore branch,
    No. 32, Dr. Radhakrishna Salai,
    Chennai- 600004.
    Phone- 044- 28116422

List of City Union Bank from where the application form can be obtained

  1. Madurai branch,
    Tamil Sangam Road,
    P.B No. 80,
    Madurai- 625001
    Phone- 0452- 2348883/2348934

  2. Pondicheery branch,
    No. 53-55, Mission Street,
    Singapore Plaza,
    Pondicherry- 605001
    Phone- 0413- 2331272

  3. Vijaywada branch,
    29-2-50& 50/1, Ramamandiran Street,
    Vijaywada- 520002
    Phone- 0866- 2432436/2436500

  4. Tirunelveli Branch,
    10. East Car Street,
    Tirunelveli- 627006
    Phone- 0462- 2337349

  5. T. Nagar branch,
    48. Mahalakshmi Street,
    T. Nagar,
    Chennai- 600017
    Phone- 044- 24340010/24343517

  6. Nanganallur branch,
    No. 24. 29th Street,
    Chennai- 600061
    Phone- 044- 22243839/22245610

  7. Vellore branch,
    138/54, Gandhi ROAD,
    Vellore- 632004
    Phone- 0416- 2232564

  8. Coimbatore branch,
    Door No. 27, Sarojini Street,
    Ram Nagar,

  9. Karur branch,
    18, Ramakrishna Puram,
    Karur- 639001
    Phone- 04324- 230346

  10. Tambaram branch,
    38. Plot No. 159, Rajaji Street,
    Opp. To PF Office,
    Tambaram West,
    Chennai- 600045
    Phone- 044- 22265220/22265221

  11. Triplicane branch,
    No. 23, Piillaiyar Koil Street,
    Chennai- 600005
    Phone- 044- 28524262/28586382

  12. Neyveli branch,
    30-A/1. 40 Feet Road,
    Gandhi Gramam,
    Gandhi Nagar PO,
    Neyveli- 607308
    Phone- 04142- 251177


Guest Author: velugoti.divya09 Jun 2013

Sir, recently I applied for 5 years integrated course but now I want to change the course for 4 years course. So will the same application be eligible or not? Please give me reply my mail.

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