FAQ

1. Where is Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology located?

The campus is well within the limits of the City of Chennai and is located in the Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road – OMR). Sathyabama is within 20 Kms from Airport and 25 Kms from Dr.MGR Chennai Central Railway Station. Nearest Sub-Urban Railway Station is Tambaram.

2. What are the Programmes offered in Sathyabama?

Sathyabama offers Bachelors and Masters Degree Programmes in Engineering, Architecture, Dental Science, Management, Arts, Science and Humanities. It offers Bachelors Programmes in Nursing, Pharmacy and Law. For more details Visit:

3. What are the eligibility criteria for joining in Sathyabama?

Please refer the eligibility information available at https://www.sathyabama.ac.in/admissions

4. Is there any exam to get admission into Sathyabama?

Yes, Sathyabama conducts ALL INDIA SATHYABAMA ENTRANCE EXAMINATION for the admission into Under-graduate Engineering Programmes (SAEEE), which is usually conducted in the month of April, every year.

5. What is the procedure for NRI admissions?

NRI admission is possible based on the merit obtained in the qualifying examination. All other necessary documents such as migration certificate, equivalence certificates shall be produced at the time of admission.

6. How can I apply for any course in Sathyabama?

You can apply online as well as offline. For offline admission, please contact us at Admission office, First Floor, Administrative Block, Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology.

7. Whom to contact for queries regarding admission?

You can contact Admission Office or Entrance Examination Cell through the following Phone numbers. Admission Helpline: 044-24502436, 044-24500600, 9940058263, 9940168007, 9940069538

8. What are the timings of the Institution?

The institution works on all week days (Mon – Sat) from 8.00 A.M. to 3.00 P.M.

9. What are the credentials of the Institution?

Sathyabama has been granted the Deemed to be University status under Section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956. The institution is accredited by various reputed government bodies such as NAAC (with “A” grade) and approved by the relevant regulatory bodies such as AICTE, Pharmacy Council of India (Pharmacy Programmes), Dental Council of India (Dental Programmes), Bar Council of India, Tamilnadu Nurses and Midwives council, Council of Architecture.

10. What are the rankings and ratings of the Institution?

Sathyabama has a good presence in rankings and ratings at National and International level. The Institution has been ranked in 39th position by the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Government of India among the Universities in India for the year 2020 and ranked one among the top 50 Universities for five consecutive years. Sathyabama is ranked among the Top 5 Institutions in the Country for Innovation by ATAL ranking of Institutions on Innovation Achievements, Govt. of India.

11. What are the key features of the Institution?

• Excellent Academic Ambience • State of the art Infrastructure • World Class Research Facilities • Technological Solutions to Sustainable Societal Development • Incubation Facilities for Start Ups and Promotion of Entrepreneurship • Centres of Excellence in Thrust Areas of Research • Working towards Sustainable Development Goals • Students participation in Exchange, Semester Abroad, Internship Abroad Programmes • Blended Learning • Online Courses • 200+ Overseas Partners • 250+ MoUs

12. Is there Hostel Facility? Where is the Hostel located?

Yes, we have exclusive hostels for boys and girls, which is located in the campus. For more details visit https://www.sathyabama.ac.in/campus-life/hostel-facility

13. What are the facilities available for students who stay in Hostel?

• Air-Conditioned Rooms • Laundry facility • 24 Hours Medical Facility • Wi-fi connectivity • Bank and ATM facilities • Well-equipped modern Gymnasium • Access to Library till 10.00 P.M. all 7 days • Access to Indoor and Outdoor Sports facilities.

14. How about sports facilities in the camps?

Excellent Sports infrastructure is available for the students to excel in the sports. Sports facilities include play courts, playgrounds for Volleyball, Basketball, Kabaddi, Ball badminton, Food ball, Tennis, Hockey, Cricket and other indoor and outdoor games. We encourage students’ participation in the National and International Tournaments and many of them have brought laurels to the institution.

15. What measures are taken to ensure safety on campus?

Sathyabama is committed to creating a safe and comfortable campus for its students. Security Personnel are available 24/7 in the campus. Entry and exit of everyone including student, faculty, staff, visitors and others are monitored by the Security Personnel. 24/7 CCTV surveillance is also done to ensure safety.

16. What are the facilities available in the campus?

Student life in the campus is at its best with sophisticated infrastructure facilities pertinent to sports and 24X7 services like Medical room, Bank, ATMs, Emergency Vehicles and also facilities such as Computer lab, telephone/ fax, Stores, Fitness studio, Indoor mess, Spa, Courier service, Photocopying and Binding facility.

17. How is food at Sathyabama?

Food is hygienic and good with dishes covering North Indian and South Indian cuisine. Separate Vegetarian and Non-vegetarian mess halls are available in the campus, for boys and girls.

18. How do students get International Exposure?

Students are exposed to international learning experience through Semester Abroad Programme, Student Exchange Programme, International Internship and International Summer School Programme. The Centre for Academic Partnership and International Relations co-ordinates with the Partnering Universities, to facilitate these International Study Programmes. The Centre will also support if students’ wish to pursue a semester abroad at a university of their choice. For more details please visit: https://www.sathyabama.ac.in/international-relations/overview

19. Are International Professors working in the Institution?

To enrich the learning environment and add international flavour, International Visiting Professors are invited to the Institution to teach our students. Professors from foreign universities come and work in the Institution under faculty exchange programme.

20. Are students encouraged to get involved in Research?

The Institution focuses on research based education and students learn actively through research and enquiry. Students connect with researchers and with the institution’s research. Students are given opportunities to engage in research within and beyond the formal curriculum. They conduct research, interact with researchers in their field, co-author papers, make joint publications and present at national and international conferences.

21. What are the extra-curricular and co-curricular activities available for students on Campus?

We plan and conduct adequate extra-curricular and co-curricular activities to keep the students engaged apart from regular classroom learning. There are several student clubs on campus like Eco Club, Aero Club, Auto Club, Tamil Club, English Literary Club, Hardware Club, Design Club, Innovation Club, Science Club, Robotics Club, Music Club, Dance Club and Sathyabama - NDLI Club for enthusiastic and ardent learners.

22. Is medical facility available on campus?

Sathyabama has a 100 bedded General Hospital and separate dispensary for boys and girls.

23. Is Transport facility available for students?

Yes, Transport facility is available for students. For more details Visit: https://www.sathyabama.ac.in/campus-life/transport-facility

24. Is there a support system to help students?

The Student help desk of Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology helps the students in resolving the issues faced by them, during their course of study at the Institution. It supports the students by providing them with the best possible solutions for their issues. The students can approach the helpdesk for any queries, issues and support for which required assistance will be provided at the earliest.

25. What about the placement opportunities offered by the institution?

We have a full-fledged Placement Cell, which monitors the employment opportunities in various domains and invites the recruiters for campus recruitment of final year students at our Institute. Our Campus Recruitment Program starts during the final year as per the NASSCOM guidelines. Sathyabama’s graduates are the most sought after by leading companies in India and the Placement record of the institution is consistently improving year after year. The Placement Cell equips the students with the skill sets required for the new age jobs and prepares them for the corporate world. For more details visit: https://www.sathyabama.ac.in/placements/overview

26. Whether the Institution has NSS, NCC, and YRC Units?

National Cadet Corps (NCC), National Service Scheme (NSS), Youth Red Cross (YRC), Red Ribbon Club, Community Development Cell, Eco Club and Rotaract club of the Institution are involved in various community services like planting of trees, cleaning of beaches, organizing blood donation camps and medical camps. To instill patriotism and to develop a sense of social and civic responsibility among students, participation in Non- NCC, NSS and YRC are encouraged. It is considered as Non-Credit Course, which is stated in the Final Grade sheet.

27. Where can I refer to the academic calendar?

Please access our Academic Calendar at https://www.sathyabama.ac.in/student/academic-calendar

28. How can I apply for Transcripts/Migration certificates?

Please apply for transcripts/migration certificates at: https://sathyabamauniversity.directverify.in/student/index.html#!/app/studentrequest

29. How can I apply for Bonafide certificate?

To receive the Bonafide certificate, please write with your complete details of study (such as Name, Reg. No., email id and Contact details) to [email protected]

30. How to access e-learning materials?

LMS and Library e-resources remote access login credentials are provided to the students