Shiv Nadar University (SNU) was established in 2011 in Dadri, Uttar Pradesh by the Shiv Nadar Foundation under the provisions of the Uttar Pradesh Act, 2011. The University is recognised by UGC. It is ranked 72nd all across India by NIRF in 2018. The university offers multidisciplinary courses across undergraduate, postgraduate, diploma and doctoral programmes in Engineering, Arts, Film & Television, Finance and Commerce, Science, Management, and Business.

Shiv Nadar University Highlights

Year of establishment2011
CampusGreater Noida
Campus size286 acre
Recognised byUGC, AIU Member
College rankingsRanked 83rd for Private MBA by Outlook 2020Ranked 52nd for University by NIRF 2019Ranked 87th for University by Outlook 2019
Modes of educationFull-time
Number of courses offered35 courses across 8 streams
Average & highest salary offered (2019)Average salary: Rs 6.35 LPAHighest salary: Rs 31.5 LPA
Gender intakeCo-Education
Application mode (when admission are open)Online

Shiv Nadar University Admission Process

SNU has a total of 195 Faculty Members and 1:10 Student Faculty Ratio. Candidates seeking admission to Shiv Nadar University need to apply by visiting the official website. Below mentioned is some important information related to SNU admission:

  • Admissions to BTech, BSc, BA and BMS programmes are based on the candidate’s performance in Class 12 along with Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT) and Academic Proficiency Test (APT)
  • Candidates applying for BTech programme through JEE Main scores must have scored 120+ marks
  • The qualifying exam for MTech programme is GATE entrance exam or Shiv Nadar University Written Test (SNU-WT) followed by Personal Interview (PI) round
  • Selection for MSc and MA programme id based on SNU-WT performance and bachelor’s degree marks
  • Admission to MDes programme is based on the merit in Design Aptitude Test (DAT) or Common Entrance Examination for Design (CEED)
  • MFA programme admission is based on the portfolio presentation and Personal Interview (PI) round
  • Candidates seeking admission to MBA programme must have a valid score in CAT/ GMAT/ CMAT/ NMAT
  • PhD programme admissions is based on written test and interview conducted by the University itself. Candidates with CSIR NET/ UGC NET/ JRF or GATE score are also eligible to apply

Shiv Nadar University Courses

Some of the popular courses offered by SNU are shown in the grid below along with eligibility and course fee structure:

Course NameEligibility CriteriaCourse Fee (in Rs lakh) 
BTech– Computer Science and Engineering- Mechanical Engineering- Civil EngineeringQualifying Exam: JEE Main + SNUSAT & APTPassed Class 12 with Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and English as main subjects10.65
BA (Research)– English- History- Sociology  Qualifying Exam: SNUSAT & APTPassed Class 12 with English from a recognised board6.75
BSc (Research)– Biotechnology   – Chemistry   – Mathematics  Qualifying exam: SNUSAT & APTPassed Class 12 with Biology or Biotechnology or Zoology or Botany or Life Science and English  Qualifying exam: SNUSAT & APTEligibility-Class 12 with Mathematics, Chemistry and English as mandatory subjectsQualifying exam: SNUSAT & APTPassed Class 12 with English and Mathematics as mandatory subjects6.75
BMS (General)Passed Class 12 with English as one of the subjects from a recognised board6.75
MTech– Chemical Engineering- Civil Engineering- Computer Science EngineeringQualifying exam: GATE or SNU-WT score followed by an interviewPassed BE/BTech in relevant discipline with 60% aggregate3.20

Shiv Nadar University Placements

SNU witnessed a record of 93.1% per cent placement in 2019. Here are few highlights of SNU placements 2019:

– Highest salary offered was Rs 31.5 LPA, average and median salary stood at Rs 6.35 LPA and 4.5 LPA, respectively

– Total 250 companies visited the campus and number of students pursuing the job were 310

– Major recruiters included industries like consulting companies, engineering and manufacturing companies, startups, think tanks, financial institutions, academic institutions, NGO’s and social establishments, etc.

– Many renowned companies visited the campus for placements such as CognizantIBMGoldman Sachs, Bank of America, HCL, Deloitte, Larsen and Toubro, Bosch, Dell, Ericsson, Infoedge, Paytm, Axis Bank, Genpact, Airtel, etc.

Shiv Nadar University Scholarships

SNU offers merit scholarships to students pursuing various programmes basis their qualifying examination scores. The categories of Shiv Nadar University scholarships are as follows:

  • Student scoring a CGPA between 7.50 and 8.49 will be provided a 20% scholarship or tuition waiver
  • Students with a CGPA between 8.50 and above will be provided 40% scholarship or tuition waiver

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