Sunday, April 6, 2014

SASTRA UNIVERSITY Admission to B.Tech. / 5-Year Integrated M.Tech. Programmes for the academic year 2014-2015

(A University under section 3 of the UGC Act, 1956)

Admission to B.Tech. / 5-Year Integrated M.Tech. Programmes for the academic year 2014-2015


SASTRA offers B. Tech., 5- Year integrated M.Tech., M. Tech., MCA, MBA, B.Com (CA), B.A. LL.B (Hons.), B.Com. LL.B (Hons.), B.B.A., LL.B (Hons.) 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 have 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

Admission to all programmes is strictly based on merit only. Admission to B.Tech. / 5-Year Integrated M.Tech. Programme

B.Tech. Aerospace Engineering
B.Tech. Bioengineering
B.Tech. Bioinformatics  
B.Tech. Biotechnology  
B.Tech. Civil Engineering              
B.Tech. Chemical Engineering    
B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering             
B.Tech. Electrical & Electronics Engineering         
B.Tech. Electronics & Communication Engineering           
B.Tech. Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering          
B.Tech. Information & Communication Technology         
B.Tech. Information Technology              
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering               
B.Tech. Mechatronics
B.Tech. Programmes in all the above thro' Lateral Entry (II yr.)
5 year Integrated M.Tech Programmes
·         Also offered at SASTRA UNIVERSITY, KUMBAKONAM

A pass in the +2 (or) its equivalent 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 (or) its equivalent examination, with a minimum aggregate of 60% marks in Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry / Bio-Technology / Computer Science / Biology obtained in a single sitting. • Students with diploma in Engineering / Technology are eligible for direct admission to the second year of the relevant B.Tech. Programme. • The candidate should not have completed 19 years as on 1.7.2014. (21 years for Lateral Entry)

Admission to the B.Tech. / 5-year Integrated M.Tech. programmes will be conducted under two streams.
Stream 1 (based on JEE(Main) 2014 and +2 Marks) for 70% of seats
Stream 2 (based on +2 marks) for 30% of seats
All the applicants will be eligible for both the streams and there is no need to submit two separate application forms. Normalization of +2 (or its equivalent) total marks: 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 or its equivalent total 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 +2 marks is 92.78 (90/97x100).

Stream 1 Admission: Applicants under stream 1 will be admitted to 70% of the seats based on JEE (Main) 2014 scores and normalized +2 total marks. The weightage for JEE Main scores and normalized +2 total marks will be 25% & 75% respectively and applicants will be ranked based on the resultant combined score. For example: If a student secures a JEE Main Score of 185 and normalized +2 total marks of 95%, the combined score of the student will be (0.25*185) + (0.75*95) = 117.5

The combined score will be used to determine the SASTRA Rank and admission will be based on the SASTRA Rank secured by the applicant. Total seats in Stream 1 will be filled in the following method: (i) 20% (10%+10%) of intake will be offered to the students from Trichy and Thanjavur Districts, provided the applicant has completed both X and XII from any school located in Trichy or Thanjavur District. (ii) 50% of the intake will be offered to those who complete X and XII in schools within Tamilnadu (Puducherry included). (iii) The remaining 30% will be for students who have completed X and XII in schools in rest of India.

Stream 2 Admission: Applicants under Stream 2 will be admitted based on their normalized +2 total marks. This is for 30% of the total seats. A merit list is drawn based on the normalized percentage for making admissions for the 30% of the total seats. The Trichy/Thanjavur/Tamilnadu and All India categories will be applicable as per Stream 1. Note: 1) Applicants are allowed to attend counselling for stream 2 even if they are admitted under Stream 1 and can change branch, if they wish to.

For all PG programmes the admissions will be made on the basis of the scores in the qualifying UG / PG degree programme. GATE qualified candidates will be given preference for Engineering programmes and for MBA, students with good CAT/XAT/AIMAT/CMAT scores will be given preference. For all degree programmes in Law, admissions will be based on the CLAT-2014 Scores and +2 aggregate taken in the ratio of 25% & 75%. For all other degree programmes in Sciences, Arts, Commerce, Education, etc. admissions will be based on the qualifying exam marks.

Please note that the last date for receiving application for both Streams is June 7, 2014. Applicants are advised to submit application with results of +2 and JEE (Main) 2014 along with relevant photocopies. JEE (Main) 2014 details are mandatory (if appeared) for those who are applying under Stream 1. The applicant is advised to enter both +2 & JEE (Main) 2014 details in his/her own interest as they can attend both counselling using the same application form. If an applicant has not appeared for JEE (Main) 2014, for Stream 1, the weighted score for the 25% will be 0 but the +2 aggregate will be given 75% weightage to arrive at the combined score. However, for the Stream 2, the weightage for +2 marks will be 100%. This way, an applicant will be considered in Stream 1 & Stream 2 by default.

Application forms will be issued from April 9, 2014. It can be obtained:
In person from the Office of Admissions at SASTRA University campus in Thanjavur or Kumbakonam or at Registered Office in Chennai (5, Lakshmi Nivas, Dr.Subburayan Nagar, Kodambakkam, Chennai 600 024(Behind Hotel Brown Star, Samiyar Madam Bus Stop. Phone No.: 044-24838029) on payment of Rs.600/- Application forms can also be obtained at select branches of Indian Overseas Bank and City Union Bank. (Branch details will be made available in the website). The filled-in application must be sent by post to
Office of Admissions, SASTRA University, Thanjavur – 613 401, Tamil Nadu or handed over in person. Application forms can also be downloaded at  The filled-in application along with DD for Rs. 650/- favouring SASTRA payable at Thanjavur, must be sent by post to Office of Admissions, SASTRA University, Thanjavur – 613 401, Tamil Nadu or handed over in person.

Online submission of application is also possible at

Issue of application forms: April 9, 2014
Last Date for submitting filled applications: June 7, 2014 (
Release of Rank List: June 7, 2014 (9 pm)
Counseling for Admission: June 16, 17, 18, & 19, 2014
Classes for 1 year: July 7, 2014

Tuition Fees:
For all B. Tech. Programmes
Tuition Fees Rs 45,000 per semester
Development Fees Rs 10,000 (one-time during admission); Other fees Rs 7,000 (one-time during
Admission for Personality Development, Sports, Unit Tests, Marks verification, Medical Test, ID Card, etc.). Visit  for fee details for all other programmes

Contact Details:
Office of Admissions
SASTRA University
Thanjavur – 613 401
Phone: 91 4362 264101-108, 304000-010 E-mail:

Any other information – Please contact the Office of Admissions. Kindly ensure you talk to the right person and do not be guided by outsider or any unauthorized person. Please ask for the following persons: • Mr. C. Swaminathan (Deputy Registrar) • Mr. G. Ganapathy Subramaniam (Deputy Registrar) • Mr. S. Ramamoorthy (Deputy Registrar) • Mr. S. Radhakrishnan (Office of the VC) • Mr. A. Sahayaraj (Asst. Registrar for PG & Law admissions)
We wish you good luck and welcome you to a world of opportunities at SASTRA!


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