About SASTRA University
SASTRA University was started in 1984 as Shanmuga Engineering College and it was then affiliated to the Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli. In 2001, SASTRA broke its affiliation to become the first institution to acquire the ‘Deemed University’ status in Tamil Nadu. SASTRA University boasts of a manifold of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in Engineering, Law, Commerce, Science, Education, Management, Arts and is a sought after institution for research.With a sprawling campus having a built-up area of over 232 acres and a vibrant population of over 16,000 students and over 800 teaching faculty, SASTRA has become a landmark in the educational map of India. The standards which students have set in industry and academia, both in India & abroad have been reflected in the grades awarded by educational bodies as SASTRA has been re-accredited with Grade ‘A’(maximum) by the National Accreditation and Assessment Council(NAAC) a statutory body of the U.G.C. SASTRA has also successfully signed the memorandum of understanding with many reputed and top-notch universities all over the globe thus enabling a student exchange programme between them.