Last date to register is 3rd April 2024
Chennai, January, 2024: Shiv Nadar University Chennai, has opened admissions for its undergraduate, for the academic year 2024-25. Committed to fostering inclusivity and convenience for all prospective candidates, the university holds a Shiv Nadar University Common Entrance Examination (SNUCEE) 2024. This computer-based offline examination will be available nationwide, allowing students to choose their local centre for the examination. To attract international students, the university has also established an examination centre in Dubai.
Shiv Nadar University Chennai is the first state-private University to be legislated in Tamil Nadu after 90 years (since the Annamalai University Act in 1928), upon the passing of the Shiv Nadar University Act 2018. The university provides six specialized undergraduate programs encompassing engineering, commerce, and economics. These modern programs are tailored to the needs of the industry, fostering knowledge and skills that empower students to thrive in a dynamic professional and educational environment, both domestically and internationally. To register, please log on to https://www.snuchennai.edu.in/admission.
Expressing his views on the announcement, Prof. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya, Vice-Chancellor of Shiv Nadar University, Chennai, said, “Anticipating that the knowledge is the key driver to a promising tomorrow, individuals with vision, proactive, and comprehensive skills can succeed in a dynamic job market. At Shiv Nadar University Chennai, we take pride in offering innovative engineering, commerce, and humanities programs that empower our students with the expertise to thrive in an evolving landscape. With the announcement of our 2024 admissions examination dates, we eagerly look forward to welcoming the new cohort of talented and motivated individuals.”
Beyond academics, students are given opportunities to participate in knowledge-building activities such as hackathons and other competitions to showcase their skills. In 2023, a number of teams comprising a large group of students from the university were selected for the government led- Smart India Hackathon and several other Hackathons.
Undergraduate Programs: Candidates who have completed or appeared for the Grade 12th standard board examinations are eligible to apply. Admission is based on the Entrance Test (SNUCEE) followed by an interview and is subject to obtaining at least 75% marks in Board Examination. The examination will have two main sections: Aptitude and Domain Knowledge. Entrance exam duration: Two hours. Exam pattern: The test will encompass both aptitude (45 minutes) and domain knowledge (75 minutes). Indian students with 90 percentile and above in JEE MAIN can apply for admissions directly without SNUCEE.
About Shiv Nadar University Chennai
Shiv Nadar University Chennai (https://www.snuchennai.edu.in/ ) is a quality-focused University offering wide range of specialized academic programs at the undergraduate level to start with. The University has been set up by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a US$ 12.9 billion leading global technology enterprise. Shiv Nadar University Chennai endeavors to become a pioneering institution of higher education, setting new global academic benchmarks and revolutionizing the education landscape in the country. The University campus features state-of-the-art infrastructure for learning, including seminar halls, auditoria, libraries, gymnasium, sports complex and hostels for men and women. The campus is entirely wi-fi enabled with 24/7 internet access. The University offers a holistic educational environment that is continually evolving to bridge the gap between the classroom and professional demands by a group of world-class faculties who are progressive academicians, leading thinkers, eminent professionals and innovative educators from ranked global universities. The University has commenced its journey towards becoming a globally acclaimed center for learning and innovation in engineering, commerce, and management, and economics will continue to add diverse disciplines to its repertoire.
About Shiv Nadar Foundation
Established in 1994, by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a US$13.1 billion leading global technology enterprise, the Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education, and to bridge the socio-economic divide. Over the last 29 years the Foundation, has directly touched the lives of over 36,000 alumni and students through its marquee institutions in literacy, K12 and higher education. Today, the Foundation has a community of over 100,000 constituents, which includes not only globally dispersed alumni and students but also faculty members, corporate executives, and extended families.
The Foundation has invested over US$1.2 billion in its seven landmark institutions and initiatives across education and art. Currently close to 15,000 students and over 2,200 faculty are part of the Foundation along with more than 24,000 strong globally dispersed alumni community.
The Foundations students have gone to study at some of the best institutions globally including the Ivy League in the US and top universities in other countries including Australia, Singapore, China and UK. Students are also working in major corporations, including Goldman Sachs, Honda, HP, Schindler, and several others both in India and across other geographies. Faculty across the Foundation institutions are drawn from the best Indian and international universities, with a strong focus on research and innovation.
The Shiv Nadar Foundation pursues the philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy’. It is a powerful model which envisages creation of institutions that are built to last and continue to impact future generations. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high impact, socio-economic transformation.
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