CLARIFICATION REGARDING THE CHANGE OF NOMENCLATURE (name)
12 December 2017
The Change of name of the Institution from “Sathyabama University” to "SATHYABAMA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY" (Deemed to be University) has been effected as per directives of the Honourable Supreme Court of India and University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi - vide its letter No. F.5-1/2017 (CPP-I/DU), dated: 10.11.2017
FOR THE KIND ATTENTION OF PARENTS, STUDENTS AND WELL WISHERS
CLARIFICATION REGARDING THE CHANGE OF NOMENCLATURE (name):
Sequence of events that led to the change of nomenclature (name):
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology, deemed to be University was declared as Deemed to be University on 16th July, 2001 by the Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD), Government of India and subsequent approval from the University Grants Commission (New Delhi).
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Click here for the approval letters:
MHRD APPROVAL 2001
UGC APPROVAL 2001
As per the notifications issued to all the Deemed to be Universities in the country, most of the Deemed to be Universities changed their names. In this sequence “Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology” was changed to “SATHYABAMA UNIVERSITY” in Nov 2006.
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Honourable Supreme Court has given the judgment ordering the Deemed to be Universities not to use the word “University” in their names. In consequence of this Judgment, UGC has sent a circular to all the Deemed Universities asking to change their names, accordingly. Henceforth, “Sathyabama University” is changed to “SATHYABAMA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY” (Deemed to be University)
Use UGC website URL for the Honourable Supreme Court Judgment
Use UGC website URL for the Circular to all Deemed to be Universities in India
The Change of nomenclature (name of the University) in no way changes the status of the Deemed to be University.
The UGC (along with the AICTE) in its periodic Inspection report in February, 2017 recommended the continuation of Deemed to be University status.
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Click here to see the Inspection report of AICTE
SATHYABAMA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Deemed to be University is ranked in 42 and 44 rank in India among all the Universities, i.e., State, Central, Private and Deemed Universities.
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2016 - https://www.nirfindia.org/univ
2017 - https://www.nirfindia.org/UniversityRanking.html
SATHYABAMA INSTITUTE OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, Deemed to be University is accredited with “A” Grade by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC).
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