SASTRA University

SASTRA University Ranking

country rank: 56
world rank: 3717

University Overview

SASTRA University, established in 1984, is a non-profit private higher-education institution situated in the rural environment of Thanjavur, Tamil Nadu (population range of 250,000-499,999). A branch campus of this school may be found at Kumbakonam. SASTRA University (SASTRA) is a medium-sized (Topuniversitieslist enrolment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational Indian higher education institution that is officially recognized by the University Grants Commission of India. SASTRA University (SASTRA) provides courses and programs in a variety of fields that lead to legally recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees. For further information, see the degree levels and fields of study matrix below from Topuniversitieslist. This 36-year-old Indian higher-education school has a rigorous admissions process based on entrance exams and previous academic records and ratings. This Indian higher education school has an admission rate of 80-90 percent, making it a least selective university. Applicants from all around the world are welcome to apply. SASTRA also offers students with a library, accommodation, sports facilities, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning possibilities, and administrative services, among other academic and non-academic facilities and services.

SASTRA University Ranking

University Identity

Name SASTRA University
Acronym SASTRA
Founded 1984

University Location

Address Tirumalaisamudram Thanjavur 613 401 Tamil Nadu India
Tel +91 (4362) 264 101
Fax +91 (4362) 264 120
Other locations Kumbakonam

Yearly Tuition Range

Undergraduate Postgraduate
1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro) 1,000-2,500 US$ (750-1,800 Euro)
Not reported Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office SASTRA UNIVERSITY, Tirumalaisamudram Thanjavur 613 401 4362 264101

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 700-799
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Not reported
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Not reported
Career Services Not reported
Institutional Hospital Not reported


Institutional Accreditation

Memberships and Affiliations

Association of Indian Universities (AIU) Distance Education Bureau (DEB)

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