Our Academic Approach

The academic approach of Shiv Nadar University Chennai is inspired by the heritage of the region. This rich tradition combines academic rigour with intellectual ambition and is designed to maximise the potential of the human mind. This approach is inherently flexible, evolving to adapt to circumstance. Every program at Shiv Nadar University Chennai integrates eternal truths with the needs of the modern world.

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. Two B.Tech programs will be offered initially – Computer Science & Engineering (IoT) and Artificial Intelligence & Data Science. These two programs are mutually reinforcing.

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 will initially offer Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting) and a Bachelor of Commerce with specialization tracks.


Each program at Shiv Nadar University Chennai is designed to keep
students ahead of the challenges of tomorrow, in academia and in


B.Tech AI & Data Science


The program will inculcate strong mathematical foundations in basic as well as advanced probability and statistics, rigorous practical skills in multiple programming language environments such as Python and Java, state-of-the-art Machine Learning(ML) and Deep Learning(DL) frameworks, extensive knowledge in Artificial Intelligence, image, video, text and speech analysis using ML/DL and Big Data Analytics using distributed technologies. AI is increasingly being deployed in several business domains to increase profits or reduce costs, creating a tremendous job market for engineers well-trained in AI, ML and Data Science.


B.Tech CSE (IoT)


The program equips the students with a strong theoretical foundation, systematic professional knowledge, and powerful practical skills in a range of fields of computing science, internet of things, security, web-technologies, communications protocols, data management and application of intelligent algorithms. The course will include the development of IoT products and services alongside the devices for sensing, actuating, processing, and intercommunication. The prime focus of the course will be on the application of IoT in various sectors like Industry, Energy, Retail, Healthcare, Automation, Robotic Things, Green infrastructure, and the like.


Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting)


This program focuses on providing graduates with specialized skill sets and professional competency in areas of accounting and finance. The program is benchmarked to the CA syllabus (both intermediate and final examinations) of ICAI while fulfilling the requirements of UGC. The candidates will be well prepared to appear for the Foundation examination of ICAI after the first semester and for the Intermediate exam of ICAI after the third semester.


Bachelor of Commerce


The program structure has been modelled on those offered by the best global Universities. The student will be offered three tracks of specialization for in-depth knowledge. Currently, the tracks planned are Management Track, Finance Track and Analytics Track. Teaching methods will include lectures, case studies, group and individual projects and simulations. The faculty will be drawn from Commerce, Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science departments. In addition, experts from the industry will also be used for specialization courses.


Dr. Nagarajan

Professor and Head
Department of Computer

Dr. Guruswamy

Professor and Head, Department of Commerce