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Shiv Nadar University Chennai 2022

Shiv Nadar University Chennai is committed to academic excellence. The University has a keen understanding of India’s evolving educational and professional requirements. Each program is designed to help talented students become successful, job-ready professionals or world-class academics. The University promotes a culture of academic rigour, supported by ample resources, including one of the best-equipped libraries in Southern India and extensive, world-class research facilities.

SNU University strongly believes that its role is not limited to disseminating knowledge but to acting as a catalyst for research, discovery and creation of new forms of expression and aims to become a world-class centre for research. Driven by a belief in the need for overall development, students are provided ample sports facilities and rich campus life.

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College Summary

Before we complete the college review, let us look at the essential details of SNU Chennai.

Name of InstituteShiv Nadar University Chennai
Popular NameSNU Chennai
Year of Establishment1994
University TypesPrivate University
Hostel FacilitiesYes
Official Website

Affiliation, Recognition, and Achievement

  • Approved by– AICTE
  • Aid Status– Private University
  • Affiliated with- UGC


Wi-Fi CampusGuest House Facilities
Cultural and tech festIntensive and Vigorous Study Schedule
Central libraryOn Banking, Postal Facilities
Yoga & Meditation FacilitiesModern Teaching Methodologies
Ragging Free Environment24-hours free Internet Kiosk
LaboratoryMoot Court

Courses Offered

Shiv Nadar University Chennai provides various courses with several departments with UG courses. You can check the complete list of courses and eligibility criteria. You can also download the list of courses offered.

CoursesIntake Capacity
B.Tech AI & Data Science60
B.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (IoT)60
B. Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Cyber Security)60
Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting)60
B.Com / B.Com (Hons)60
B.Sc. Economics (Data Science)60

Admission Procedure

Admission is based on SNUEE Entrance Examination. Below we have mentioned the Shiv Nadar University Chennai admission procedure; you can check the complete details about the admission procedure. How to fill out the application form info, entrance exam details and other essential details.

SNUCEE Exam Guideline:

  • Entrance exam duration: Two hours  (Online examination)
  • Exam pattern: The test will encompass both aptitude (45 minutes) and core subjects (75 minutes)
  • All exams will be entirely online. Applicants can appear from any place for these exams with a computer and reliable internet connection.
CoursesAdmission Procedure
B.TechMathematics, Physics, and Chemistry are mandatory subjects, with a weightage of 50%, 35%, and 15%, respectively.
B.Com. and B.Com. (Professional Accounting) ProgramsStudents of Commerce: 40% in Mathematics (for commerce), 30% in Accountancy, and 30% in Commerce.
Students of Science and Arts streams can also apply for the B. Com. / B. Com (Professional Accounting) programs.
Students of Science will have to appear for Mathematics (for commerce), Physics, and Chemistry. Weightage for these 40%, 30% and 30% respectively.
Students of Arts stream will have to appear for Mathematics (for Commerce), Economics and General (English, Sociology, History), with a weightage of 40%, 30%, 30% respectively.
B.Sc. Economics (Data Science) ProgramStudents of Arts: 40% Mathematics, 35% (for Economics), 25% (English, Sociology, History)
Students of Commerce: 40% Mathematics, 30% Accountancy, 30% Commerce
Students of Science: 40% Mathematics, 30% Physics, 30% Chemistry

Eligibility Criteria

This section will provide detailed information about the Shiv Nadar University Chennai Eligibility Criteria for undergraduate, postgraduate, and PhD courses; candidates are advised to check the complete eligibility criteria for all courses at SNU Chennai.

B. TechMathematics, Physics, and Chemistry are mandatory subjects
B.Com(Professional Accounting): Commerce and Accountancy are mandatory subjects
B.Com. / B.Com. (Hons)Commerce and Accountancy are mandatory subjects; in addition, Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science as one of the subjects is preferred
B.Sc. Economics (Data Science)Mathematics / Business Mathematics / Statistics / Computer Science is preferred as one of the subjects.

Note: Students of Commerce / Arts / Sciences streams can join B.Com. / B.Com. (Professional Accounting) / B.Sc. Economics (Data Science) programs.

Fee Structure

This section will provide you with detailed information about Shiv Nadar University Chennai fees and Structure details for all the courses offered by the university. Candidates can check the exact fee structure details for Undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral course fees.

S.NoNature of FeesAmount(Per Year)
1.0Fees for SNUCEERs. 1,500 (Non-refundable)
2.0Tuition FeesIndian Nationals
Foreign National / OCI / PIO students
Rs. 2,25,000
Rs. 3,25,000
Rs. 4,50,000
3.0Admission FeesRs. 10,000 (One time, Non-refundable)
4.0University Caution DepositRs. 10,000 (One time, refundable)
5.0Hostel Fees ((Only for students who opt for a hostel facility on campus)

*Electricity Charges will be extra
**Electricity charges on a shared basis
5.1 Hostel Admission Fees
5.2 Hostel & Mess Caution Deposit
5.3 Hostel Room Rent
5.3.1 Shared room without attached washroom
5.3.2. **Air-conditioned shared room without attached washroom
5.3.3. Single room without attached washroom
5.3.4 Single room with attached washroom
5.3.5 *Air-conditioned single room without attached washroom
5.3.6. *Air-conditioned single room with attached washroom
Rs. 20,000 (One time, Non-refundable)
Rs. 7,500 (one time, refundable)

Rs. 72,000
Rs. 1,00,000
Rs. 90,000
Rs. 1,22,500
Rs. 1,60,000
Rs. 1,95,000
6.0Transport Fees (For day scholars)Rs. 65,000 (Per annum)


The SNU Chennai Cut off is the minimum mark prescribed by the selection board for the admission of students. A merit list will be designed on these Cutoff scores. Aspirants who apply for the Institute need to clear the Cutoff for various courses. The Cutoff will be based on multiple parameters like the number of applying candidates, the total number of seats and last year’s admission record.

JEE Main 2021 Cutoff



Placements at Shiv Nadar University Chennai will be handled by the same team which has churned out excellent placements for SSN over the years. In addition to encouraging students to place in Top Companies, the career development centre will also be instrumental in preparing students for various career opportunities and higher education through focused training, industry exposure, lectures by top practitioners from multiple fields and internships.

Package Status

Highest PackageINR 24 LPA
Average PackageINR 7.81 LPA


The Shiv Nadar Foundation is strongly committed to meritocracy. In keeping with this, Shiv Nadar University Chennai provides a variety of generous scholarships to candidates of merit. The Scholarship policy is in keeping with Shiv Nadar University Chennai’s objective of providing equal opportunities to deserving students from all backgrounds, regardless of their economic status.

Type of Scholarship

The types of Scholarships proposed in SNU Chennai are listed below: 

Merit ScholarshipAll the programs at the university are covered under this scholarship, which will be awarded to deserving students.
For the First-Year students, the scholarship will be awarded based on the marks secured them in the Shiv Nadar University Chennai Entrance examinations (SNUCEE) and the top scorers (two students each from B. Tech – AI & DS and CSE (IoT) programs and one each from B. Tech CSE (Cyber Security), B. Com, B. Com (PA) and B. Sc. Economics (Data Science) programs) will be awarded a specified amount and a certificate.
The scholarship will be based on the marks secured during the preceding year’s examinations for the senior students.
Merit-cum-Means ScholarshipEvery year, scholarships will be awarded on the criteria of Merit-cum-Means to first-generation learners whose family annual income is less than three Lakh Rupees. The scholarship awardee will be eligible for a waiver of 75% of Tuition fees, provided that they have no backlogs.
Also, Merit-cum-Means scholarships will be awarded to non-first generation learners whose family annual income is less than three Lakh Rupees. The scholarship awardee will be eligible for a waiver of 50% of Tuition fees provided that they have no backlogs.
The students have to submit the Income Certificates of family members duly signed by the Tahsildar.
In addition, the First generation learners have to submit the first-generation certificate duly signed by the Tahsildar.
Walk-in-Walk-out ScholarshipThe top ten rank holders of any State Board or Central Board of Examination at the Plus Two level are entitled to pursue UG programs through a waiver of Tuition fees for the entire duration of the program in SNU Chennai, provided that they have no backlogs.
The student is expected to produce the certificate from the Board of Examinations concerned, showing that they have passed the examination within the top ten ranks.
Sports ScholarshipSports scholarships are awarded to students with outstanding records in sports. Typically, students who have participated in National and International level competitions conducted by accredited Sports Boards are eligible for these scholarships.

This scholarship will be awarded to eligible students for the first year only.

  • In the case of first-year students (categories ‘e’ and ‘f’), their level of participation in sports in the 11th and 12th standards will be considered. In contrast, in the case of second/third/fourth-year students (categories ‘b, ‘c’ and ‘d’), their participation in sports in the preceding year only will be considered for the award of a scholarship.
  • The Scholarship Committee will select the candidates to award all the scholarships.
  • Awarding scholarships is solely at the discretion of the university.

Contact Details

Shiv Nadar University Chennai
Rajiv Gandhi Salai (OMR), Kalavakkam – 603110
Chengalpattu (Dt), Tamil Nadu, India

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