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Sathyabama University Chennai

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Established : 1987 | Accredited/Approved : UGC

Earlier, Sathyabhama was established in 1988 as an Engineering College with 3 departments. Later, in 2001, UGC granted Deemed To be University Status. The Sathyabama campus is located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. It has emerged as a leading University in India and achieved Excellence in higher education. SU has accredited NAAC with an "A" Grade. Besides, MHRD declared SU to be a Category University. Sathyabama has a team of competent faculties, innovative pedagogical practices, state-of-the-art infrastructure, and world-class facilities.

Due to its academic Excellence, Sathyabama has achieved good ratings and rankings at the National and International Levels. Sathyabhama University's NIRF Ranking ranks it 40th among the top universities in India for the year 2021. SU has been featured on the NIRF Top 50 Universities list for six consecutive years. As per ATAL Rankings, SU was ranked among the Top 5 Universities in India for Innovation and Excellence. On a global scale, SU achieved a Diamond Rating for Overall Performance.

Sathyabama provides UG and PG Degrees in various streams, such as Engineering, Architecture, Management, Dental Science, Arts, Science, Humanities, Pharmacy, Nursing, and Law. Respective statutory bodies have recognized Sathyabama University Courses. DCI, COA, BCI, UGC, PCI, INC and AICTE. Furthermore, the NBA accredits Engineering Courses.

The admission is offered based on the student's performance in the entrance test. Thus, admission seekers have to appear for the SU Entrance Exam. Sathyabama's flagship course is B Tech. For admission to B Tech, SU conducts SAE. Candidates with a valid JEE Main score are eligible for Sathyabama B.Tech admission. The mode of the Sathyabama application process is entirely online.

University Type

Private University


Chennai, Tamil Nadu



Gender accepted



NAAC with "A" Grade





Application Mode


Admission Process

Entrance Test and Academic Merit

University Level Exam

SAEEE (Online mode)

Other Entrance Exams Accepted



Sathyabama Top Recruiters

Amazon, Capgemini, HP, Cognizant, HCL, Deloitte

Sathyabama University's Highest Package


Sathyabama University Average Package

 INR 4.5 LPA

Sathyabama University Rankings and Awards

  • Sathyabama University NIRF Ranking 2021: It has secured the 61st Rank Overall. 55th Rank for B Tech.
  • In the 2020 NIRF Rankings, Sathyabama's Ranking for Engineering or B Tech is 51st.
  • Sathyabama University Ranking in the World:  SU ranked 1000+ in 2020 and 2021, as declared by Times Higher Education World University Rankings.

Sathyabama University's Key features

  • Sathyabama is a research-intensive university with Hi-Tech Laboratories and world-class research facilities.
  • In association with ISRO, students and faculty developed the micro experimental satellite "SathyabamaSat." It was launched in the Year 2016.
  • It offers incubation facilities for start-ups and entrepreneurship promotion. Budding Entrepreneurs will get guidance.
  • At Sathyabama, students are exposed to international learning practices through the semester abroad program, International Internship, and Student Exchange Program.
  • Professors from foreign universities will visit the campus to teach the students under the Faculty exchange program.
  • Under the Student Exchange program, students get an opportunity to pursue one or two semesters in associated foreign universities.
  • Sathyabama has been associated with more than 250+ Foreign Universities (USA, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Canada, Spain, Turkey, Poland, Italy, Germany, France)
  • SU has collaborated with more than 100 eminent research organizations
  • SU offers excellent on-campus placement offers. It has a corporate linkage with 300+ Companies.

Sathyabama University UG Courses

SU offers B Tech, B Des, B Arch, BDS, BBA LLB, BA LLB, B Com LLB, B Pharm, BBA, BSC, BA, and B Com at the UG level.




B Tech  

Aeronautical Engineering
Automobile Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science and Engineering
CSE in Artificial Intelligence
CSE  in Data Science
Electrical and Electronics
Electronics and Communication
Electronics and Instrumentation
Biomedical Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Information Technology

Candidates must pass 10+2 with 45% minimum marks.

Must have studied PCM as the main subject.



Selection is based on SAEEE or JEE Main.  

B Des


 Must pass in 10+2 with 45%.


Selection is based on the entrance exam

B Arch


Must have passed in 10+2 with a least of 45%.

Shall have studied Maths as the main subject


Selection depends on NATA.



Passed in 10+2 with 45% in PCMB.


Selection is based on NEET.  








Pass in 10+2 with 45%.

Selection is based on the Sathyabama Entrance Exam.








B Pharm


Pass in 10+2 with 45% in PCMB Subjects.  


Selection is based on Sathyabama Entrance Exam



 Business Administration

Pass in 10+2 with a minimum of 45% marks.


Selection is based on merit.


Fashion Design
Visual Communication
Computer Science
Bio-Informatics & Data Science
Medical Lab Technology
Clinical Nutritious and Dietetic

 Pass in 10+2 with 45% in PCMB Subjects.  


Selection is based on Sathyabama Entrance Exam

B Com

Financial Accounting

Pass in 10+2 with a minimum of 45%.  


Selection is based on merit. 



Sathyabama University PG Courses

SU offers M Tech, M Arch, MBA, MSc, and MA at the PG level.




M Tech

Computer Science and
Computer-Aided Design
Applied Electronics
Embedded Systems and IoT
Structural Engineering
Power Electronics & Industrial
Medical Instrumentation

Must have done BE / B Tech with a min of 50%.  


Selection is based on GATE.


Building Management
Sustainable Architecture

Must have done B Pharm with a minimum of  50%




 Must have done a bachelor's degree in any stream with 50%


Selection is based on a CAT score.


Medical Biotechnology and
Clinical Research
Bioinformatics and Data
Visual Communication

You must have done a BSc in the concerned stream with a minimum of 50%.  


Selection is based on merit.



Qualified in BA with a min of 50%.


Selection is based on merit.  

Sathyabama University Admission

  • Admission to The University is based on the student's performance on the entrance test and academic merit.
  • SU conducts the Sathyabama All India Entrance Exam for B Tech, BSc, B Des, B Pharm, and UG Law Courses. To be eligible, admission seekers have to undertake this exam.
  • And for a few courses, SU accepts valid National Level Entrance Test scores.
  • For BDS, candidates must undertake the NEET Exam. On the other hand, admission to the B Arch is based on NATA score.
  • M Tech admission is based on GATE, and MBA admission is based on CAT scores.
  • Candidates who wish to apply for Sathyabama UG Courses shall have passed 10+2 with a minimum aggregate score.
  • Applicants who hold a recognized UG degree in a concerned stream can apply for Sathyabama PG Courses.
  • 15% of seats are reserved for Management Quota at SU
  • Admission for NRI and Foreign Students at Sathyabama will be based on the grade obtained in the last qualifying exam.
  • Sathyabama Scholarship Quota: Over 500 seats (In Both UG & PG) have been allotted for the students belonging to the EWS category.

SU B Tech Admission

  • B Tech Courses in Sathyabama are available in various streams. Students who have passed 10+2 with at least 45% are eligible to apply for Sathyabama B Tech Admission. They shall have studied PCM as the main subject.
  • The selection of the applicants is based on their performance in Sathyama Entrance Exam or SAEEE.
  • As a primary step, applicants must register online for SAE to take the exam.
  • Applicants who have a good score in JEE Main can apply for Direct Admission to SU. Such students will be excused from SAEEE.

Know about SAEEE

  • The Sathyabama All India Entrance Exam will be conducted online.
  • The duration of the SAEEE is 150 minutes. It comprises 120 MCQ types of questions.
  • There will be three sections in the SAEEE question paper. Physics, Chemistry and Mathematics subjects
  • Every Year, the Sathyabama Entrance Exam application process begins in January. Whereas the exam takes place either in April or May. SAEEE application fees will be INR 650
  • Students who qualify in SAEEE with a valid score will be eligible to participate in Counselling ( SAEEE Counselling rounds )

Sathyabama University MBA Admission

  • The MBA Course is available in the general stream. Students who have completed their UG degree in any discipline can apply for admission to The University for an MBA. They shall have passed with a minimum of 50% aggregate marks.
  • MBA Admission will be provided based on the student's performance in CAT.
  • Eligible and attentive applicants can fill out the Sathyabama MBA application form available on the official website.

Sathyabama University Application Process

The mode of the application form-filling process is online and offline. However, Students undertaking the Entrance Exam must register for the exam as a primary step. For the remaining courses, applicants can fill out the common admission form.

How to apply online for Sathyabama University?

  • Visit the official website of Sathyabama University
  • Applicants should click on the "Apply Now" option on the home page.
  • The page will redirect to the "Sathyabama Admission Form."
  • At first, applicants must register by entering details such as name, email, and mobile number. Create a password, etc.
  • Upon successful registration, applicants can proceed to fill out the application.
  • After filling in the details in the application form, upload the scanned images of the documents.
  • At last, pay the Sathyabama application fee of INR 1000.

Sathyabama University Offline application process

  • Applicants can visit the Campus to obtain offline application forms.
  • Applicants should make a payment of INR 1000.
  • Alternatively, applicants can request the application form via post by sending the request letter along with a DD of INR 1000

Sathyabama University Fees Structure


Fees structure Per annum

B Tech

INR 2 Lakhs

B Des

INR 2 Lakhs

B Arch

INR 2 Lakhs


INR 4 Lakhs


INR 1.6 Lakhs


INR 1.6 Lakhs


INR 1.6 Lakhs

B Pharm

INR 1.5 Lakhs


INR 66,000


INR 90,000


INR 71,000

B Com

INR 1.1 Lakhs

M Tech

INR 1.3 Lakhs

M Arch

INR 2 Lakhs


INR 2 Lakhs


INR 50,000


INR 56,000

Sathyabama University Placement

Sathyabama holds an impeccable placement record. It has a dedicated placement cell that trains the students at different stages of their academics. The training modules are updated regularly according to industry standards. At present, SU comprises more than 350 recruiters. Out of that, 100+ companies are Dream Recruiters. 25+ Companies are Dream Recruiters. In addition to the placement job offers, SU also offers internships.

Sathyabama University Placement 2021 Statistics

  • Sathyabama's Placement percentage is 91.2 %. Year after Year, the number of recruiters is increasing.
  • SU has become a preferred destination for top-notch companies to hire graduates. Sathyabama's Highest Package is INR 27 LPA.
  • In 2021 Drive, 1,464 students were eligible. In that, 1335 students successfully got placed.
  • Sathyabama University's Average Package stood at INR 4.75 LPA.

Sathyabama University Placement 2020 Statistics

  • In the 2020 Recruitment drive, the placement rate was 91.60. More than 1700 students successfully got placed in good salary packages
  • In total, 302 Top Notch Companies visited the campus. Among them, 68 companies were from the core field.
  • The highest Package of Sathyabama University in 2020 Drive was INR 41 LPA. In total, 1744 job offers were made.

Sathyabama University Scholarships

  • Sathyabama Scholarships are offered to meritorious candidates who seek financial support (Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship)
  • Thus, SU has been associated with several NGOs. Under this scheme, it offers scholarships to deserving underprivileged students.
  • Scholarships are also available for students who come from a Defense Personnel background.
  • Dr Jeppiaar Remibai Merit Scholarship:  Under this scheme, Toppers of the Academic Year will get a 30% discount on tuition fees. There will be a 20% discount for 2nd rank holders. And a 10% discount is applicable for the third position. This scholarship can be available to UG as well as PG students.

Sathyabama University Hostel

  • Sathyabama comprises 10 hostel blocks in total. 5 Hostels for Boys and also 5 Hostels for Girls. All the Sathyabama hostels are situated inside the campus area. It is completely safe and secure.
  • All the hostel blocks have well-furnished living rooms. There is also provision for AC Rooms.
  • Twice a week, students can make use of laundry service.
  • There will be 24 /7 Medical facilities for the students.
  • Fitness centers are available for both Males & Females.
  • Besides, there is a mess that offers nutritious and hygienic food.

Sathyabama University Hostel Fees :

  • Hostel fees for Non AC Rooms: INR 80,000 Per annum
  • Hostel fees for AC Rooms: INR 1.7 Lakhs Per annum.

SU Course fee structure

dental - Dental Studies 860000 5 years
dental - Dental Surgery 860000 5 years
BBM - Accounting and Finance Commerce 650000 3 years
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SU Entrance exams required for Admission 2024

SU Campus Facilities/Infrastructure


Placement Statistics

3.3 Lacs per annum
15.5 Lacs per annum

SU Placements and Companies visited

Infosys Technologies

Sathyabama University Online MBA

Sathyabama has established a Centre for Distance and Online Education (CDOE) to impart quality education in open and distance learning modes. It came into existence in the year 2020. The centre was introduced following Online Learning as well Online & Distance Learning. Sathyabama's CDOE strives to enable a high quality of learning for the aspirants who are not willing to avail of higher education in a regular mode.

Sathyabama CDOE offers two years online MBA. However, aspirants will have the flexibility to complete it within four years. UGC has recognized Sathyamaba Online MBA. Thus, it is equivalent to the degree offered in the conventional mode. An Online MBA program will be accessible to the aspirants through a virtual learning ambience with appropriate support services.

Who can apply for Sathyabama Online MBA?

  • If you are a working professional or Midcareer Employee aspiring to upgrade your career prospects, then prefer a Sathyamba Online degree MBA.
  • It is also beneficial to the Fresher Graduates who wish to pursue their higher education in a flexible mode.
  • And those who have entrepreneurial desires can also apply to upgrade their skills and knowledge.

Sathyabma University Online MBA Eligibility:

  • Aspirants looking for Sathyabama Online MBA admission shall have completed UG degree in any discipline. Besides, they shall have obtained a minimum of 50% marks.
  • There is no maximum age limit for Online MBA in Sathyabama.
  • There is a provision for International Students to enrol in Online MBA.

Sathyabma University Online MBA Fees structure

  • Sathyabama Online MBA Fees can be paid via online mode. Aspirants have to make the payment only through Sathyabama Fee Portal by visiting the official website.
  • The fee portal assists all types of Online Payment Modes such as Credit, Debit, and Net Banking.
  • Alternatively,  students can make a cash payment by generating Challan in any Indian Bank which is nearest.


Course fees

1st year

INR 45,000

2nd year

INR 45,000


INR 90,000

Sathyabama Online MBA Learning Methodology

  • Online MBA Course will be delivered through Sathyabama LMS Portal.
  • E-Tutorial includes Video & Audio Content, Animation, Virtual Labs etc
  • E-Content includes Self-learning material, Case studies, Presentations, Web resources etc
  • Every week there will be 1 to 2 hours of live sessions.
  • Mentors will update the reading materials, assignments, and recorded video lectures every week
  • It organizes a discussion forum for 1 hour each week. Here, Online learners can clarify their doubts.
  • Online Proctored Exams will be held for constant assessment. Besides, it arranges One manual proctored online exam at the end of sem assessment.

How to apply for Sathyabama Online MBA

  • Sathyabama Online MBA application form filling process is entirely online.
  • Applicants must visit the official website of Sathyabama to access the form.
  • As a first step, applicants must complete the registration process by entering basic details.
  • After registration, login credentials will be generated. By using those credentials, applicants can access the application for Sathyabma Online MBA
  • Then fill in all the required details in the form. Upload the necessary documents. At last, make the payment of application fees.
  • Sathyabama Online MBA application fees will be INR 200.

Asked question

Can I get admission to the B-Tech program without any entrance exam at SU Chennai?
Asked by M.Vinodhini
replied on 30-Mar-2024 09:20:46

To get admission to the Sathyabama University B-Tech program, applicants must have passed 10+2 with valid scores on the SAEEE (university-level exam).

Which MBA specializations are offered at Sathyabama University Chennai?
replied on 30-Mar-2024 09:21:16

The MBA program at Sathyabama University offers only general management specializations. 

What will the hostel fee structure be at Sathyabama University?
Asked by Guest
replied on 02-Mar-2024 13:01:35

Sathyabama University hostel fee structure will range between 80k and 1.75 lakhs. The fees will vary based on the type of room chosen by the candidates.

What is the fee for the B.Sc. program at Sathyabama University?
Asked by guest
replied on 01-Mar-2024 09:45:23

Sathyabama University fees for the B.Sc. program is INR 2.03 lakhs in total. Per annum, it would cost INR 67.6 K approx. 


Contact Information

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044 - 24503150

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Jeppiaar Nagar , Rajiv Gandhi Road, , Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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