SASTRA University 2014-15 –Admissions into U.G, P.G, Ph.D.

Admissions are open for B.Tech, M.Tech, M.Sc, M.B.A., M.C.A., B.Com, B.A.,LL.B. B.Com, LL.B, B.B.A.,LL.B and Ph.D. in Sastra university. This article is about the admission, application, eligibility criteria, and selection process.

About Sastra university

SASTRA located on the Highway of Thanjavur-Tiruchirapalli road at 17km from Thanjavur and 40 km from Tiruchirapalli. SASTRA was first found in 1984 in the form of shanmugha college of Engineering, now as SHANMUGHA ARTS, SCIENCE, TECHNOLOGY & RESEARCH ACADEMY [shortly known as 'SASTRA'] .SASTRA has national recognition. The campus housing a build-up area of over 30,00,000 square feet and has about 10,000 students and more than 700 teaching faculty.
SASTRA offers various undergraduate and post graduate courses in Engineering, Science, Education, Management, Law and Arts besides various Doctoral programmes and has best laboratories, excellent stocked library and one of the best computing facilities.
SASTRA has national standing in the terms of academic performance co-curricular and extra-curricular activities and also in the growth and commitment to social service. SASTRA has a grades awarded by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council and makes every student success in the industry and academia, both in India and abroad. SASTRA also been re-accredited with Grade 'A' (maximum) by the National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) a statutory body of U.G.C.

Courses Offered by SASTRA

1. Under Graduate Courses

B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering – (4 years course)
B.Tech Bioengineering – (4 years course)
B.Tech Bioinformatics – (4 year course)
B.Tech Biotechnology – (4 year course)
B.Tech. Civil Engineering – (4 years course)
B.Tech. Chemical Engineering – (4 years course)
B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering – (4 years Course)
B.Tech Electrical & Electronics Engineering – (4 years Course)
B.Tech Electronics & Communication Engineering – (4 years course)
B.Tech Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering – (4 years course)
B.Tech Information & Communication Technology – (4 years course)
B.Tech Information Technology – (4 years course)
B.Tech Mechanical Engineering – (4 year course)
B.Tech Mechatronics – (4 year course)
B.Tech. Programmes in all the through lateral Entry (II year) –(3 years course)
M.Tech. Advanced Manufacturing (Integrated Course) –(5 years course)
M.Tech. Automobile Engineering ( Integrated Course) –(5 years course)
M.Tech. Bioinformatics ( Integrated Course) –(5 years course)
M.Tech. Chemical Engineering ( Integrated course) –(5 year course)
M.Tech. Communication systems (Integrated Course) –(5 year course)
M.Tech. Construction Engineering & Management (Integrated course) – (5 year course)
M.Tech. Industrial Biotechnology (Integrated course) –( 5 year course)
M.Tech. Instrumentation & Control ( Integrated course) – (5 year course)
M.Tech. Medical Nanotechnology ( Integrated course) –( 5 year course)
M.Tech. Power Systems ( Integrated Course) –(5 year course)
M.Tech. Structural Engineering (Integrated Course) –(5 year course)
B.Com (Computer Applications) –(3 year course)
B.A., LL.B. B.Com., LL.B. B.B.A., LL.B. -( 5 year course)

Post Graduate Courses

M.Tech. Communication Systems – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Advanced Computing – (2 years course)
M.Tech Advanced Manufacturing (jointly with M/S Lucas TVS Ltd.) – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Bioinformatics – ( 2 years course)
M.Tech. Chemical Engineering – ( 2 years course)
M.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering – (2 years course)
M.Tech Construction Engineering & Management – (2 years Course)
M.Tech. Embedded Systems - (2 years course)
M.Tech. High Voltage Engineering - (2 years course)
M.Tech. Industrial Biotechnology – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Medical Nanotechnology - (2 years course)
M.Tech. Nano electronics - (2 years course)
M.Tech. Nuclear Engineering – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Power Electronics & Drives – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Pharmaceutical Technology – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Power Systems – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Process Control & Instrumention / Intrumentation – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Structural Engineering – (2 years course)
M.Tech. Thermal Plant Engineering – (2 years course)
M.Tech. VLSI Design – (2 year course)
M.Sc. Biotechnology – (2 years course)
M.Sc. Chemistry / Bio Chemistry – (2 years course)
M.Sc. Physics – (2 years course)
M.Sc. Material Sciences – (2 years course)
M.Sc. Molecular Biology & Genetics – (2 years course)
M.Sc. Bio Informatics – (2 years course)
Master of Business Administration (MBA) – (2 years course)
Master of Computer Applications (MCA) – (3 years course)

Course and Eligibility Details

Undergraduate Course - B.Tech / M.Tech (5 years integrated course)
SASTRA University, Thanjavur offers a four year degree in Bachelor of Technology and five year integrated course in Master of Technology.

• 10+2 Pass in Science stream having minimum aggregate marks in Mathematics and Physics as compulsory subjects with either chemistry / Biotechnology / computer science / Biology, recognized by any state Board / Central board or equivalent to 10+2 examination, with a aggregate of 60% marks in physics, Chemistry and Mathematics obtained in first sitting or single sitting.
• For Vocational students is based on the theory subjects taken.
• Students with diploma in Engineering / Technology are eligible for direct admission to the second year of the relevant B.Tech. Programme.
For International Students:

A letter of admission from the recognized college or institution must be obtained from the university to the students correspondence address in students resident country. With the Letter of admission student has to apply for the student visa in Indian visa office with all the necessary documents. On the basis of the confirmed admission letter from the university or college a student who is about to pursue education in India must have a student visa. Based on the academic course of study the student visa is issued or for a period of Five years the student visa is issued.
Student who wish to pursue education in India for a period of 6 months or higher must register with the Foreigners Regional Registration office (FRRO) and also with their High commission office of respective country. NRIs children and PIO card holders need not have to procure a student visa.

Documents requirements for Foreign Students coming to India

- Passport with a validity date that must be more than duration of course..
- International Driver's License
- Availability of funds for the fees and living expenses in India.
- International overseas health cover, must include HIV free certificate.
- A valid Student Visa.
- Proof of long term (at least three years)/permanent residence in the country Application.

Documents requirements - FRRO registration

• Photocopy of the passport and initial visa.
• Four photographs of the applicant.
• Details of residence in India.
• HIV test report from recognized institutions. Age group of 15 to 60.
• Provisional admission certificate from the university/college/institution.
• Proof of Bank Account/sufficient funds for non-scholarship students.


Admissions to the First year B.Tech., programme based on the +2 examination following the normalization process. All candidates either state board or central board will be compared and based on the merit, +2 marks will be normalized. A first rank student obtained 100 % mark and aggregate marks of all other students of the board are normalized with reference to that of the first rank student. Merit list is drawn based on the normalized percentage for making admissions.
For Vocational stream to the respective B.Tech. Programme will be done from within the same category of applicants.

2. M. Tech Programmes

Course Should have eligible degree from
Advanced Communication Systems – should have a four year Undergraduate degree from
B.E. / B.Tech. Degree in ECE / EEE/ EIE.
M.Tech Programmes Eligibility programs that allow to M.Tech
Advanced Computing B.E. / B.Tech. Degree in CSE /ECE/ IT /ITM
Advanced Manufacturing B.E. / B.Tech. Degree in Mechanical / Production
Engineering / Mechatronics
Bioinformatics B.E. / B.Tech. (CSE /IT / Chemical), MCA,
M.Sc.,(CS /IT/Bioinformatics), B.Pharm or MBBS
Biomedical signal processing & Instrumentation B.E / B.Tech. Degree in ECE/ EEE/EIE /I&C/Mechatronics
Chemical Engineering B.E / B. Tech. Degree in Chemical Engg. & Mechanical Engg.
Computer Integrated Manufacturing (CIM) B.E /B.Tech. Degree in Mechanical / Mechatronics / Production Engineering / Machine Design
Computer Science Any B.E. / B.Tech. Degree or M.Sc., (CS or IT or
Electronics), MCA or equivalent
Construction Engineering & Management B.E. / B.Tech Degree in Civil Engineering/ Structural Engineering or B.Arch.
Control Systems & Instrumentation B.E. / B.Tech. Degree in ECE/EEE/EIE/ I&C Engineering /EE/ Mechatronics

Environmental Engineering B.E/B.Tech. Degree in Civil / Chemical / Environmental / Mech. Engg. / M.Sc (Environmental Sciences)
High Voltage Engineering B.E / B.Tech. Degree in EEE/ EE
Highway & Transportation Engineering B.E /B.Tech. Degree in civil / Mech. / Transportation Engg.
Hydraulics & Water Resources Engineering B.E / B.Tech. Degree in Civil/ Agriculture Engg.
Industrial Biotechnology B.E. / B.Tech. Degree in BioTech / Chemical Engg. / Biochemical Engg.
Logistics Management Any B.E. / B.Tech. Degree
Mechatronics B.E. / B.Tech. Degree in Mechanical / Mechatronics / Production Engineering / Machine Design.
Nanotechnology B.E./ B.Tech. Degree in Biotechnology /BiomedicalEngg./Bioinformatics / Chemical Engg. Or M.Sc. Bioinformatics / Biotechnology / Chemistry
Power Electronics & Drives B.E / B.Tech. Degree in ECE /EEE/EIE/I&C Engg. /EE
Power Systems B.E / B.Tech. Degree in EEE / EE
Project Management Any B.E. / B.Tech. Degree
Structural Engineering B.E / B.Tech. Degree in Civil / Structural / Mech. Engg or B.Arch.
Thermal Plant Engineering B.E. /B. Tech. Degree in Mechanical / Chemical/Metallurgy/Automobile Engg.
VLSI Design B.E. /B.Tech. Degree in CSE/ECE/ EEE/EIE/I&C /IT
M.S. (By Research) Embedded B.E. /B.Tech. Degree in CSE /ECE/EEE/EIE/I&C/IT
M.pharm in pharmacology / Pharmaceutics / Pharmacoinformatics B.Pharm

Any other appreciate equivalent degree will be considered at the discretion of SASTRA.

Admission Procedure

Admissions to P.G. programmes will be based on the overall percentage of marks secured in the qualifying UG/PG degree.

(2)M.B.A. Programme - Eligibility Any recognized bachelor's degree of minimum three years.

(3) M.C.A. Programme - bachelor's degree of minimum three years with mathematics as a subject of study in +2 qualifying degree course. Candidates with B.Sc. Degree in Computer Science, IT, Information Science, or B.C.A with a minimum of 65% in major subjects will be admitted to the II year of the M.C.A.
All candidates can apply through ,"online Application forms" available on the university websites. Applications for B.Tech/M.Tech (5 year integrated) programmes are also available through at City Union banks and also at Indian overseas Bank. Application fee for admission are Rs. 650/- for all programmes. Rs. 300/- for Law and non B.Tech programmes.

For Further Details Contact

Thanjavur -613 402
Tamil Nadu, India.
Phone : +91 4362 264101 -108, 304000 – 010
Telefax: +91 4362 264120

Important Dates to Remember

- Admission are open for all programs from April 09, 2014
B.Tech / M.Tech (5-year Integrated) Programs:
- Last date for submitting application form June 07, 2014 (6.00 p.m.)
- Counseling for Admission is on June 16 2014 to June 19 2014.
- First year Classes start from July 07 2014.

Last date for other programs to receiving filled Applications for the following programs
- M.Tech – July 05, 2014.
- M.B.A - June 07, 2014.
- B.Com.,(C.A) – June 07, 2014.
- M.Sc. – July 05, 2014.
- M.C.A. – July 05, 2014.
- Law – July 05, 2014.
- B.Sc., BBA. B.Com. B.Ed., M.Com. M.Sc., & M.Sc.-B.Ed., M.A., B.Ed. – June 07, 2014
(Arts & Science, Kumbakonam Campus).

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