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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..

computer lab

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 programs - B.Tech. Artificial Intelligence & Data Science, B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (Internet of Things), and B.Tech. Computer Science & Engineering (Cyber Security). These three programs are mutually reinforcing.

SNUC Library

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 / B.Com(Hons) 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.



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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