SASTRA University, Thanjavur

SASTRA University (Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy) is a private and self-financing deemed university recognized by the UGC. SASTRA University has been established in the year 1984. It was previously known as the Shanmugha College of Engineering. The University runs the school of law that offers BCI approved integrated law courses.


The University is situated in the town Thirumalaisamudram in  Thanjavur, the district of Tamil Nadu. The campus is spread over in 168 acres of land. The campus is well accessible from the nearby cities.


SASTRA University offers the undergraduate and postgraduate courses in engineering, science, humanities, arts and education. The university conducts 15 undergraduate courses, 14 integrated courses, 29 postgraduate courses and various PhD courses. The courses offered by this college are as follows:

Engineering Courses:

  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Chemical and Biotechnology
  • Mechanical Engineering

Management Courses:

  • MBA

Law Courses:

  • B.A.LL.B. (Hons.)
  • BBA.LL.B. (Hons.)
  • (Hons.)

Students & Faculty:

The University has around 10000 students and 700 faculty members from all departments.


The SASTRA University provides academic and campus facilities for the students like central library, book store, spacious classrooms, science and engineering laboratories, separated hostel for boys and girls, canteen, bank & ATM, post office and sports courts.


The university organizes the cultural activities like dance, music, drama, debates and play. It conducts the social activities like health awareness programme, AIDS awareness programme and blood donation. it also organizes the literary activities and sports competition.


The training and placement cell of the SASTRA University is conducting such training and skill programmes that are equipping the students with industrial knowledge and working attitude. The cell provides the job placement to the students. Read More >>

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