Shiv Nadar University Chennai Opens Admissions for 2022-23 Academic Session

Launches ‘Department of Economics’ in ‘School of Science and Humanities’ offering an undergraduate degree (B.Sc) in Economics with a focus on Data Science New unified program in Computer Science & Engineering focused on the Cyber Security introduced by the Department of Computer Science and Engineering in the School of Engineering The last date to register is 22nd May 2022

Chennai : Shiv Nadar University Chennai, the third initiative in higher education by Shiv Nadar Foundation, has opened admissions for its undergraduate programs- for the academic year 2022-23. The University is inviting applications for the six programs it offers in the disciplines of Computer Science and Engineering, Commerce, and Economics.  


This year, the University has introduced a new, future-focused specialization in Cybersecurity for B. Tech in Computer Science in addition to the two currently being offered programs of B. Tech in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science and B. Tech in Computer Science & Engineering (with a focus on Internet of Things). The University is also launching a new Department of Economics in the ‘School of Science and Humanities’ offering new-age specializations in programs like B.Sc. in Economics (Data Science). Details of admission to all programs for the Academic Year 2022-23, including new programs are available on the University website . 


Undergraduate programs offered at the University are:  

  • B. Tech. in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science 
  • B. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security)  
  • B. Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering (Internet of Things)  
  • B. Com / B. Com (Hons)  
  • B. Com (Professional Accounting)  
  • B.Sc. Economics (Data Science) 


Speaking on the call for admissions for the second academic season, Dr. Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya, Vice-Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University Chennai said, “Shiv Nadar University Chennai is committed to empowering the young minds of our country with the knowledge, skills, and scientific thought required to meet today’s and tomorrow’s needs. With a comprehensive range of programs across disciplines, our unique student-centric curriculum and focus on research and innovation, we look forward to welcoming the next batch of brilliant students and empowering them with transformational education.” 


“We are excited to introduce the Department of Economics in the School of Science & Humanities (SoSH) which will shape students to approach issues analytically, and build upon their power of reason by blending scientific research with critical thinking and creativityThe new program on Cyber Security from the Department of Computer Science & Engineering will allow students to build capabilities in securing all aspects of data in a world that is becoming increasingly reliant on technology.” Bhattacharyya added. 



All programs of the University are designed to be contemporary and industry-oriented. These are modelled on those offered by the best global universities, nurturing knowledge and skill sets that will enable students to enter and excel in an evolving professional or educational landscape, both in India and internationally. Programs include several specialized elective courses that facilitate learning through mini projects and will include a semester-long projects where students can apply their knowledge and skills to work on real-life problems. The University has brought on-board leading academicians of international repute to join its faculty along with renowned industry professionals to join as guest lecturers, ensuring that students learn from the best mentors.



The University ensures that financial constraints are not an impediment for deserving students to continue their studies. Scholarships at the University cover full or partial educational and living expenses for the entire duration of the undergraduate program. The scholarship-related details are available at


Admission Procedure and eligibility criteria  

Admissions will be based on an entrance test acronymed as SNUCEE and interview conducted by the University, along with marks obtained by students in Grade XII. Interested students are invited to register themselves on the University’s website, from April 25, 2022 onwards.

Admissions to the University are open to students who are Indian residents, Non-Resident Indians, Persons of International Origin and Foreign Nationals.

About Shiv Nadar University Chennai

Shiv Nadar University Chennai ( is a research-focused University offering a wide-range of specialized academic programs at the undergraduate level. The University has been set up by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a US$11.2 billion leading global technology enterprise. The University endeavours to become a pioneering institution of higher education, setting new global academic benchmarks and revolutionizing the education landscape in the country. 

The University campus features state-of-the-art infrastructure for learning, including seminar halls, auditoria, libraries, gymnasium, a sports complex and hostels for men and women. The campus is entirely wi-fi enabled with 24/7 internet access. 

Shiv Nadar University Chennai offers a holistic educational environment that is continually evolving to bridge the gap between the classroom and global demands by world-class faculty who are progressive academicians, leading thinkers and innovative educators from ranked global universities. The University commenced its journey towards becoming a globally acclaimed centre for learning and innovation with the legislation by the state Govt of Tamil Nadu in 2018 and offers innovative undergraduate programs in the fields of engineering, commerce and Economics and has now also introduced doctoral programs across various disciplines.  

About Shiv Nadar Foundation 

 Established in 1994, by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL – a US$11.2 billion leading global technology enterprise, the Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit-based society by empowering individuals through transformational education, and to bridge the socio-economic divide. Over the last 27 years the Foundation, has directly touched the lives of over 30,000 alumni and students through its marquee institutions in literacy, K12 and higher education. Today, the Foundation has a community of over 100,000 constituents, which includes not only globally dispersed alumni and students but also faculty members, corporate executives, and extended families. 

The Foundation has invested ~US$1billion in its seven landmark institutions and initiatives across education and art. Currently over 13,000 students and over 2,000 faculty are part of the Foundation along with around 21,000 strong globally dispersed alumni community. 

The Foundation’s students have gone to study at some of the best institutions globally including the Ivy League in the US and top universities in other countries including Australia, Singapore, China and UK. Students are also working in major corporations, including Goldman Sachs, Honda, HP, Schindler, and several others both in India and across other geographies. Faculty across the Foundation institutions are drawn from the best Indian and international universities, with a strong focus on research and innovation.  

The Shiv Nadar Foundation pursues the philosophy of ‘Creative Philanthropy’. It is a powerful model which envisages creation of institutions that are built to last and continue to impact future generations. It is an approach that allows sustained institutionalized philanthropy for long-term, high impact, socio-economic transformation. 

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