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.

Our Vision

To be a globally recognized research university known for its contributions toward a world that is healthy, sustainable, just, and inclusive. We work toward generating new forms of knowledge where disciplinary barriers are dissolved, the divides between the scholar and the practitioner, the thinker and the doer, are overcome, and academic benefits of research are accompanied by concrete societal benefits.

Our Mission

  • To develop and educate the path-shapers of tomorrow, capable of responsible and ethical leadership.
  • To support research, scholarly, and creative endeavors that contribute to the creation of new knowledge at the frontiers of specialized areas, as well as at the interface of diverse disciplines.
  • To establish research and teaching programs to address the most pressing problems of India and the global community.

Message from Leaders

Mr. Shiv Nadar, Padma Bhushan, 2008

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

Mrs. Roshni Nadar Malhotra

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

Distinguished Mentors

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.