About SNU Chennai

The Shiv Nadar University Chennai is established by an act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly to promote, conceptualize and bring about a paradigm shift through the development of outstanding leadership, research, knowledge and ideas for education and allied development sectors. Shiv Nadar University Chennai is part of the Shiv Nadar Foundation that has a legacy of excellence of over 30 years in education with over 40,000 alumni and students and an investment of over Rs 10,000 cr in building world-class institutions.

Nestled in a dreamy and expansive campus, Shiv Nadar University Chennai is the place where hopes and dreams take shape. With programs designed to cultivate talent and nurture young minds to become world-class industry-ready professionals, the university strives to promote innovation, excellence, and social responsibility. The multicultural environment of the campus makes the learning experience enriching, engaging, and enjoyable. Students can interact with peers from different backgrounds, perspectives, and interests, and develop a global outlook and a respect for diversity. The campus also offers a range of facilities and services to cater to the needs and preferences of the students, such as modern classrooms, labs, libraries, sports facilities, clubs, cafeterias, hostels, and more.

The campus is a home away from home for the students, where they can feel safe, comfortable, and supported. The university offers a stimulating learning environment, rich in academic resources, research opportunities, and extracurricular activities. The university also fosters a culture of collaboration, diversity, and inclusion, where students can learn from each other and from the faculty of eminent scholars and practitioners. Shiv Nadar University Chennai is more than just an institution, it is a community of learners, thinkers, and doers who are committed to making a positive impact in the world. Driven by a belief in the need for all-round development, it is exactly the kind of place where one can discover one's true potential, pursue one's passions, and achieve one's goals.

Our Vision

A global University, focused on innovation, research, academic excellence and creativity to develop socially conscious leaders capable of addressing future challenges.

Our Mission

Creation of a center of excellence in higher education at par with premier educational institutions across world and develop programs in niche areas to impart quality education through innovative research so as to produce knowledge leaders of tomorrow.

Message from Leaders

Chennai has been very dear to my heart, and one of the aspects that I appreciate most is the culture of excellence in education. The high density of brilliant minds makes it a logical home for a global institution. The philosophy of "simple living, high thinking" establishes an environment where solid academic rigour and boundless curiosity go hand in hand. Shiv Nadar University Chennai will draw strength from and strengthen this culture, and spread its light across the world. Read more

Mr. Shiv Nadar, Padma Bhushan, 2008

Founder - HCL
Chairman Emeritus & Strategic Advisor to the Board - HCLTech
Founder & Chairman - Shiv Nadar Foundation

Shiv Nadar University Chennai is our aspiration to deliver world-class academic opportunities to all sections of the society, including the most underprivileged. It aims to become a globally renowned institution of excellence, committed to nurturing future leaders of India. This university has been set up to meet the global standards of higher education, while addressing the demands of an ever-evolving world.Read more

Mrs. Roshni Nadar Malhotra

Chairperson - HCLTech
Trustee - Shiv Nadar Foundation
Founder & Trustee - The Habitats Trust

University Leadership

Regulations & Guidelines

The Shiv Nadar University Chennai has been established by an Act of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly to conceptualize, promote and bring about a paradigm shift through the development of outstanding leadership in research and innovation in education and allied development sectors.

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