Shiv Nadar University Invites Applications for its Undergraduate Programs for 2019
Chennai, 26 April, 2019: Shiv Nadar University, one of India’s leading comprehensive, research- centric, multidisciplinary university in the private sector, today announced admissions open for all Undergraduate programs for 2019 academic session. Interested applicants can submit their filled-in common application form available at www.snu.edu.in, latest by 15th May, 2019. Admissions will be awarded to eligible candidates on the basis of their Class XII results, their performance in SNUSAT and Academic Proficiency Test (APT). Last date to appear for the entrance tests (SNUSAT and APT) is 20th May 20, 2019.
Dr. Rupamanjari Ghosh, Vice-Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, “It is our constant endeavor to provide students with depth of knowledge in their chosen subject and a broad-based understanding of allied disciplines. In the 21st century, subjects studied in silos restrict students’ creative freedom, critical thinking and problem-solving skills. Being a research university, we emphasize on ‘learning by doing’ and imparting key skills to our students that will not become obsolete in the future.”
In the recently released National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF), which is published by the Government of India, Shiv Nadar University was ranked at 52 in the 'University' category. The university has been selected by the Expert Committee, appointed by MHRD, as an “Institution of Eminence” by the Government of India.
Supported by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, Shiv Nadar University believes in providing equal opportunities to meritorious students, irrespective of their economic background. The University; therefore, offers generous scholarships to all students based on their Class XII score in the first year and the scholarships are continued every year depending on their CGPA scores. Additionally, the University offers special scholarships, which are as follows:
- Gifted Student Scholarship: applicable for top 10 rank holders in class XII from each board, JEE(Advanced) top 500 ranks, Inspire Fellows, SAT Perfect Scorer and Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship holders. Selected students are entitled to a 100% waiver in Admissions fee, Tuition fee, Hostel, Mess and Laundry charges during the entire program subject to their maintaining a minimum CGPA of 6.50.
- Rural Student Scholarship: Applicable for students of exceptional caliber from a rural and underprivileged background. The scheme offers 100% waiver in Admissions fee, Tuition fee, Hostel, Mess and Laundry charges.
Shiv Nadar University has partnerships with leading foreign universities including, Deakin University, University of California Berkeley, University of Michigan, University of Queensland for specific courses. This allows the students to pursue a semester or a full academic year at the international university, enabling a holistic and global learning experience. The University is also forging additional partnerships with 13 new international institutions this year including The New York University, Heidelberg University in Germany, Gothenburg University in Sweden, among others.
Over 500 students will graduate from the University in 2019 and 91% of these students have already been placed across leading organizations including Adobe Systems, Capgemini, Cognizant, Cisco, HCL, Xerox, Royal Enfield, Goldman Sachs, among others. During campus placement this year, the highest salary offered was Rs 31.05 Lakh per annum. The remaining 9% students have opted to pursue higher education at renowned international universities.