SASTRA University is located in Thirumalaisamudram, Thanjavur district, Tamil Nadu, India. SASTRA Thanjavur was established in 1984 as Shanmugha College of Engineering. SASTRA courses, infrastructure, teaching methods, and learning facilities are considered among the best in the country. Since its inception, the SASTRA Deemed University has attained a national standing in academic, co-curricular, and extra-curricular activities.
The university has been rewarded with a number of accreditations and rankings. SASRA University was reaccredited with Grade ‘A’ by the NAAC. The university is recognised by the University Grants Commission (UGC) and has also featured in the HRD Ministry’s NIRF rankings in the engineering category in the previous years. Apart from that, SASTRA Thanjavur has also made a mark by bagging a spot in the prestigious Times Higher Education Rankings. The main mission of SASTRA University is to strive for academic excellence through personalized attention with the mechanisms established to support and monitor the student’s progress assure success and satisfaction. The University also runs with the vision of fostering a teamwork approach to instruction, encouraging interaction with faculty, providing access to high tech information, motivating them to develop new ideas and concepts, taking personal interest in students’ career development and preparing them for success.
SASTRA University offers a variety of undergraduate (UG) as well as postgraduate (PG) courses in streams such as Engineering, Science, Education, Management, Law and Arts. SASTRA Deemed University is also a popular option among candidates who wish to pursue doctoral level courses. Some of the undergraduate degrees include B.A, B.Com., B.Sc., B.Tech., BBA LLB, etc. On the other hand, some prominent SASTRA PG courses are M.Tech, M.Sc., MCA, MBA that are offered in traditional as well as upcoming specializations. In addition, SASTRA University Ph.D. programmes are available in the fields of Engineering / Technology, Arts and Science, Management, Education and Law.
SASTRA campus is spread over 232 acres and a population of more than 10,000 students and over 700 teaching faculty. SASTRA University campus is so large and vibrant that it is considered as a landmark in the educational map of India. SASTRA has state-of-the-art laboratories, a well-stocked library and one of the best computing facilities. The canteen area in SASTRA is a good place for informal get-togethers and to exchange views. SASTRA has hostels facilities for both boys and girls that can accommodate up to 4000 boys and 2400 girls.