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About Us

At the Shiv Nadar University Chennai, we believe in the simple virtues of hard work and an open, curious mind.

About us

Our programs and academic processes have been fine-tuned over 25 years as part of the Shiv Nadar Foundation/SSN. Through these programs we facilitate the creation of solid, enduring foundation for our students on which great careers can be built.

At the same time our progressive programs empower the students to dream big for their future and also enable them to achieve these dreams.

Legacy of Excellence

Part of Shiv Nadar Foundation, the largest philanthropic foundation in India which has invested over $800 million in centres of excellence in education, including SSN College, Chennai.

Renowned Mentors

Our mentors include Prof. C. Rangarajan, Chairman, Madras School of Economics and Dr. Raj Reddy, Professor at Carnegie Mellon University & global expert on AI & Robotics.

Vibrant Campus

We are hosted at one of the most vibrant campuses in Chennai, equipped with world-class facilities, and home to over 4000 students and over 400 faculty and staff, part of SSN College of Engineering, affiliated to Anna University

Highlights Of

SNU Chennai


360 Degree Programs

Programs at Shiv Nadar University Chennai are holistic, covering research, sports, entrepreneurship and much more, preparing students for the challengers of tomorrow.

Generous Scholarships​

The Shiv Nadar Foundation is strongly committed to meritocracy. In keeping with this, Shiv Nadar University Chennai provides a variety of generous scholarships to candidates of merit



The programs offered by the Schools of SNU Chennai are designed to keep students ahead of the challenges of tomorrow, in academia and in industry..

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School of Engineering

The School of Engineering at SNU Chennai offers futuristic programs that will enable the graduates to contribute effectively to the society of the future. The School offers three undergraduate programs - B.Tech. Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (Internet of Things), and B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security) and a postgraduate program - M.Tech. Artificial Intelligence & Data Science.

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School of Commerce and Management

The School of Commerce and Management at SNU Chennai offers programs that lay emphasis on integrating theory and practice. The School offers two programs - Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting) and a B.Com with specialization tracks.

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School of Science and Humanities

The School of Sciences and Humanities offers a BSc program in Economics (Data Science) as well as courses that enrich the programs offered by the two other schools. These courses not only provide a scaffolding for the students in the different programs offered at the university, but also help students develop multidisciplinary perspectives. Through these courses, students develop a wider and deeper understanding and also hone their 21st century skills such as critical thinking, communication, creativity and collaboration.



SNU Chennai Students bag laurels at CXO-Innofest (2023) Hackathon

Jitheesh V J, Shruti Thiagu and V Harsha Vardhana Anand from B.Tech CSE (IoT), 2nd year – Team “Embedded Wizards” recently participated in the CXO-Innofest 2023 (CIF) Hackathon organised by Cywayz. The hackathon spanned nearly a month, starting from August 17, 2023, to September 12, 2023. details

First Edition of Independence Day Cup 2023

Shiv Nadar University Chennai organized the first edition of INDEPENDENCE DAY CUP 2023, state level Inter Collegiate Basketball tournament for men from 13th to 15th September, 2023 in our University premises. details

SNU Chennai Students bagged the 7th position in Google's Hackathon Hack4Change

Tejaswini Uma Sudhir and Adithya Vedhamani from BTech CSE IoT 3rd Year - Team ATOps bagged the 7th position in the Google Hack4Change Hackathon organised by THub, The Nudge Institute at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad.details

Shiv Nadar University Chennai Students Shine in Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest 2023

A team of three 3rd-year B. Tech Artificial Intelligence and Data Science students from Shiv Nadar University Chennai has been selected as one of the top 30 teams in the highly competitive Samsung Solve for Tomorrow Contest 2023.details

Trisha Balakrishna bags 10th place in India for the Red Hat Aptitude Test

We congratulate Trisha Balakrishnan, 3rd Year B.Tech. CSE (IoT) for placing 10th nationally in the Red Hat Aptitude Test and winning a Lenovo M10 10.1 Inch Wi-Fi LTE Tablet with an Approximate Retail Value ("ARV") of 15,700 IN..details

SNU Chennai ranked in the Top 10 atT-AIM’s Academic Grand Challenge

We are thrilled to share the incredible journey our team embarked on during the climate change hackathon organized by Telangana AI Mission (T-AIM) powered by NASSCOM Foundation and Capgemini. Out of numerous participants, we were honored to be among the top 10 finalists in India!......details

Shiv Nadar University Chennai signs MoU with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IITB)

Chennai, 13 June, 2023: Shiv Nadar University Chennai, an initiative by Shiv Nadar Foundation in the higher education space, signed a Memorandam of Understanding (MoU) with the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay to open academic avenues for the students, researchers, scholars, and faculty members of both universities to get benefitted from the agreement......details

Tamil Nadu Police Hackathon

Students Secure Third Place in the Tamil Nadu Police Hackathon Shiv Nadar University is proud to announce that a team of second-year students consisting of Harikrishnan S , Rohit Arrunachalam , Arun S Dhamodhar , Vaka Isha Reddy from B.Tech CSE (IOT) have recently.....details

Young Woman Researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience

Young Woman Researcher in Cognitive Neuroscience at the 8th International Annual Women's Summit organized by Venus International Foundation on March 04, 2023.....details

Scholarship Day

Shiv Nadar University Chennai recently awarded scholarships to support meritorious students overcome financial constraints....details

The Chennai Literary Festival 2023

organised by the Department of School Education, Government of Tamil Nadu, was conducted from January 4th to January 8th at Anna Centenary Library....details

MoU inked between SNU Chennai & Anna University

A flash mob was conducted by the founding batch to welcome the juniors and announce the Fresher’s Day event....details

Fresher’s Day (Enchante)

A flash mob was conducted by the founding batch to welcome the juniors and announce the Fresher’s Day event....details

Certificates for Foreign Language Training

Completion of Foreign Language Training - -Pravalika Arunkumar (BTech AI&DS)...details

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The University provides the services of a resident campus doctor, along with round-the-clock emergency support, an extensively stocked campus pharmacy, and fitness clubs.

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academics blocks

Academic excellence is facilitated by a well-stocked library with ample online learning resources, cross campus Wi Fi, and state-of-the-art research and computing facilities.


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As part of the holistic development process, students can pick and choose over 20 clubs and activities, jointly with students of SSN and participate in popular campus events such as the Smart India Hackathon. 

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Life at SNU Chennai


International hostel entrance

Designed to best-of-class specifications, hostel facilities are spacious and comfortable with an option for air-conditioning. Separate, self-contained facilities are available for boys and girls along with dining and kitchen.


Kapil Dev winding up to pitch the very first ball on the new SNUC cricket ground
SNUC students playing volleyball

Students will have access to some of the best sports facilities in the region that frequently host state and national level competitions. These facilities have helped hone the skills of Arjuna awardees R.Ashwin and Anaka Alankamony and many others at state and national levels.



SNUC students riding their bicycles around the Vama Sundari Park


The Campus combines suburban tranquility with excellent connectivity to city of Chennai, with a regular bus service serving every corner of the city, for ease of commuting.

SNU pathway at dawn


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