Previously admissions to Sastra University were held under the CCB central counseling but now it has gone independent & developed its own admission process. So the university has made available the  application forms, from 6th April onwards,  for admission to its B-Tech programes for the session 2011-12.




a. Based on +2 marks


The last date for submission of completed application forms is June 11, 2011. The results will be announced at 9 pm on the same date and will be available at . Based on the results, students will be called for counseling and will be individually intimated on the date and time of counselling.


b. Based on AIEEE Ranks


The last date for receiving online submission of application under AIEEE category will be 3 weeks from the day of declaration of AIEEE-2011 results. The results will be declared at 9 pm on the same day. AIEEE results will be tentatively released during the 1st week of June.



Programmes: B. Tech., 5- Year integrated M.Tech., M. Tech., MCA, MBA, B.Com (CA), M. Pharm, MS, B. A/B.Com./BBA LL. B. and Ph.D. programmes in its main campus in Thanjavur and B. Sc., B.Com, BBA, BCA, B. Ed., M. Ed., M. Sc., M. Phil and B. Tech. (CSE, ECE, EEE, IT) courses in its Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre (off-campus centre of SASTRA recognized by Govt. of India) in Kumbakonam. SASTRA does not offer any degree programme in any other off-campus centre. Please bring to the notice of the admissions office if you find any misuse of SASTRA University's name in any other locations. They are not approved by either the Govt. of India or by SASTRA University.



Eligibilty: A pass in the +2 examination with Mathematics & Physics as compulsory subjects with either Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Biology and recognized by any State Board / Central Board or any other accepted by SASTRA as equivalent to 10+2 examination, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in Maths, Physics and Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Biology obtained in a single sitting. This eligibility criteria is prescribed by AICTE for all Engineering programmes in India. A student without Maths or Physics in +2 will not be considered for admission to B.Tech. programmes.


Age limit: Cannot be more than 19 years as on July 1, 2011




Lateral Entry: Students with diploma in Engineering / Technology are eligible for direct admission to the second year of the relevant B.Tech.Programme




Admissions: Admission to all programmes is strictly based on merit only.


For B.Tech programmes 70% of the total seats will be filled by SASTRA based on the qualifying +2 exam marks following the

process of normalization. To bring all candidates from different examining Authorities / Boards in the same scale of comparison and to create a list in the order of merit, the +2 marks will be normalized. A first rank student of each board is considered to have obtained 100% mark and aggregate mark of all other students of the board is normalized with reference to that of the first rank student. For example, if the first rank is 97% and an applicant's aggregate is 90% then the applicant's normalized percentage is 92.78 (90/97 x 100). A merit list is drawn based on the normalized percentage for making admissions.



The remaining 30% of the seats will be filled by SASTRA based on the AIEEE-2011 ranks. The submission of relevant data online is necessary to be admitted under the AIEEE Category. The online submission module will be available immediately after the AIEEE-2011 results are announced.



For all PG programmes the admissions will be made on the basis of the scores in the qualifying UG / PG degree programme.

For all other arts and science courses admissions will be based on the qualifying exam marks.





Based on +2 marks


Counselling for admissions to B.Tech programmes will be held during 20, 21, 22 and 23 of June 2011. Seats will be allotted based on the ranks secured by the applicant and the entire admission process will be displayed in a giant screen in the SASTRA campus to ensure transparency.


Based on AIEEE Ranks


Counselling for students under the AIEEE category will be conducted on July 1, 2011.




Hostels: There are 9 hostels for boys and 4 for girls. First year B. Tech. students will be provided shared accommodation at an annual rent of Rs.6,000 only. The charges for food will be at actual based on dividing system and will approximately be around Rs.1,500 per month. You can assume that you will stay for 10 months in a calendar year. Single room, Two-in-one, Three-in-one (with or w/o bath attached facilities) will be available for senior year B. Tech. students only. The annual rent will be different.



Tuition Fees: For all B. Tech. Programmes


Tuition Fees Rs.40,000 per semester

Development Fees Rs. 10,000 (one-time during admission)

Other fees Rs. 7,000 (one-time during admission) (Personality Development, Sports, Unit Tests, Marks verification, Medical

Test, ID Card, etc.)



Application forms can be obtained from:


In person from the Office of Admissions at SASTRA University campus in Thanjavur or Kumbakonam or at Admin Office in Chennai (9, Karnan Street, Rengarajapuram, Chennai 600 024) on payment of Rs.600/- Application forms can also be obtained at select branches of Indian Overseas Bank and City Union Bank. Application forms can also be downloaded at Applications can also be sent by post on receipt of DD for Rs.650/- favouring SASTRA payable at Thanjavur. DD must be sent to Office of Admissions, SASTRA University, Thanjavur – 613 401, Tamil Nadu.


Sastra University Placements



Contact Details:


Office of Admissions

SASTRA University 

Thanjavur – 613 401

Phone: 91 4362 264101-108, 304000-010



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