Sathyabama University Chennai, Tamil Nadu
With a vision to become a consultancy hub for industries and research organisations, Sathyabama University (formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College) was established in 1988. The university offers a variety of undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering. “The university is known for its computer science and architecture courses. Our architecture school is one of the top institutes in the country,” says K V Narayanan, Vice-chancellor. The university also offers 600 scholarships to underprivileged students and 10 full scholarships to female acid attack victim every year.
› Popular courses B Tech in mechanical, electronics and communication engineering and B Arch
› USP Choice based credit system (CBCS) is followed according to which students have an option to choose from the prescribed courses, which are referred to as core, elective, minor or soft-skill courses. Students can learn at their own pace and the entire assessment is graded-based on a credit system.
› Entry All India Entrance Examination (AIEE) conducted by the university
› Fee `5 lakh a year for arts and science courses, `2.15 lakh a year for engineering courses › Website www.sathyabamauniversity.ac.in