Accreditation & Ranking

National Institute Ranking Framework (NIRF)

SASTRA DEEMED UNIVERSITY has consistently secured top ranks in the Engineering category by the NIRF. The data for NIRF has been submitted in Overall, Engineering, Management and Law category. The submitted data is available here



NAAC Accreditation

As a University, SASTRA has been re-accredited in the IV cycle with a maximum GRADE 'A++' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission. The Score of 3.76 puts SASTRA as number one university of its type in Tamilnadu and amongst the top in the country.
The Peer Team expressed satisfaction about the genuine interest and approach of the University in maintaining quality and standards in its educational activities. It also commended the University for its several good practices and achievements, some of which in particular are:



  • Well articulated Vision and Mission; Participative and supportive management
  • Good academic infrastructure; multi-disciplinary research facility and infrastructure
  • Planned knowledge management and knowledge sharing initiatives
  • A confluence of value-based systems and science and technology education
  • Socially relevant and practice oriented teaching and research
  • The discipline and academic ambience promotes quality learning and R&D activities
  • Implementing CBCS based academic programmes
  • Curricula revision in line with emerging requirement of industry
  • Transparent and merit based online admission system
  • Structured feedback system from students; feedback from other stakeholders including media, public, employers and alumni
  • Well planned academic schedule and calendar in place and implemented effectively
  • Special schemes like Desh-Videsh for students to visit abroad fora semester
  • Active placement cell; Good placement indicative of learning outcomes
  • Specially created research incubation facility
  • ln-house mini production facility for hands on training in some disciplines
  • Good knowledge resource and computational facility
  • Increasing trend in number and quality of publication
  • Corpus fund for research and modernization, innovation and teaching assistantship, faculty development, pension and other schemes
  • National recognition for research in Indian system of medicine
  • Robust campus wide Wi-Fi connectivity with threat management systems
  • Student enrichment, soft skills training and gender sensitization programmes
  • Financial assistanceship, freeships and scholarships to student community
  • Research exposure to undergraduate students
  • Value-based education opportunities towards all round development of students On-line mentoring system


Washington Accord Team lauds SASTRA

The Washington Accord is an agreement that provides mobility for Indian engineering graduates around the world. The Washington Accord team visited India in the month of January 2005 and visited three government institutions and SASTRA to assess the quality of engineering education in India.  Dr. Douglas Ruth, Chairman of the visiting team was impressed with the facilities at SASTRA and recorded thus:

“I was deeply impressed with your achievements over the last 20 years. You have truly developed a better than world class undergraduate engineering facility. You have helped me form a very positive impression of education in India. For that I thank you."


The Institution of Engineering Accreditation

The Institution of Engineers (India) has accredited all eligible B. Tech. programmes offered by SASTRA.


TCS Accreditation

M/s Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., has accredited SASTRA with ‘A’ grade (Highest) putting SASTRA in the elite company of premier institutes. The MBA programme is also separately accredited by TCS.