Shiv Nadar University Announces Admissions Open for 2016-17

May 17 2016,  12.15 PM IST || Pocket News Alert

·         New Bachelor’s program in Management Studies, BMS, launched this year

·         Earmarks approximately Rs 35 crore for scholarships

·         Last date for application is May 31, 2016
Shiv Nadar University Announces Admissions Open for 2016-17

May 17 2016, New Delhi : Shiv Nadar University, a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research-focused and student-centric university, announced admissions open for the academic year 2016-17 for its undergraduate programs - Bachelor of Arts (Research), Bachelor of Science (Research) and Bachelor of Technology.

The University also announced the launch of a new Bachelor’s program in Management Studies (BMS) under the aegis of the School of Management and Entrepreneurship (SoME). This program is uniquely designed to provide students with a strong foundation of specialized knowledge through experiential learning and opportunities for early global exposure through exchange programs, internships and projects at partner universities like Duke, Carnegie Mellon and Babson College.

Apart from the new School of Management and Entrepreneurship, the University offers undergraduate programs under the aegis of three schools:-

·         School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SoHSS) – the School offers diverse range of programs with inter-disciplinary combinations across English, History, Sociology, Economics, Art Design & Performing Arts, Communications and Education, helping students develop critical thinking and problem solving skills to succeed in the modern world.

·         School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) – the School offers research-based programs in Chemistry, Mathematics, Life Sciences and Physics, preparing undergraduate students for careers in industry, research and academics.

·         School of Engineering (SoE) – the School employs innovative and engaging teaching methods while providing a world-class learning experience in the disciplines. SoE offers programs in Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Electronics and Communication Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

Shiv Nadar University also announced that it has earmarked a scholarship fund of Rs. 35 Crores for its undergraduate students. Scholarships at the University cover full or partial educational and living expenses for the entire duration of the undergraduate program.

The first two graduating classes of Shiv Nadar University have been placed in over 50 top-ranked Indian and global companies including Dell, CSC, Edelweiss, Larsen & Toubro, Shapoorj Pallonji and Axis Bank among others.

Over 13 percent of the graduating class of 2016 have secured admissions in Masters and Doctoral programs in some of the top international universities. These include, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor; Fuqua School of Business, Duke University; University of Illinois, Chicago and Urbana Champaign; University of California, Berkeley; University of Texas, Arlington; Stony Brook University; University of Massachusetts, Boston; University of Washington, Seattle, and University College London. In India, the University’s students have been selected by IIM Lucknow and ISB Hyderabad to pursue higher education. Announcing the details of the 2016-17 admissions season, Prof. Rupamanjari Ghosh, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, “At Shiv Nadar University our endeavor is to develop the full potential of individual students – enabling them to become future leaders, equipped with excellent skill-sets and a sense of social commitment & responsibility. Our multidisciplinary approach and focus on research provide an ecosystem that is engaging, transformative and empowering for our students, enabling them to contribute towards creating new knowledge. We continuously work towards enhancing our course curriculum and introducing new disciplines to allow our students a distinct edge in today’s hyper competitive global environment.”

“The BMS program is a step in this direction allowing students to actively explore the world of managing organizations in multiple sectors; combining sound theoretical knowledge with hands-on learning through internships, projects, business simulations and interactions with business leaders”, she further added.  

Shiv Nadar University with its unique focus on research and multidisciplinary education has attracted stellar faculty from across the globe. These distinguished faculty members have joined the university from some of the leading universities including Cambridge University; Cornell University; Harvard, University; Massachusetts Institute of Technology; University of California, Berkley; University of Pennsylvania; University of Oxford, and Indian Institute of Science among others.

The last date of receiving application forms for undergraduate programs is May 31, 2016, and the last date to appear for SNUSAT and APT test is 9 June, 2016.

Details of admission to all programs for the Academic Year 2016-17, including new programs are available on the University website

About Shiv Nadar University 

Shiv Nadar University (, a Shiv Nadar Foundation initiative, is a multidisciplinary, student-centric, research-focused university offering a full range of academic programs at the undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level. Shiv Nadar University’s multidisciplinary curriculum provides students a strong foundation in disciplines in the humanities and social sciences, natural sciences, technology and engineering studies, communications and management, while enabling them to gain mastery of a subject of their choosing. Taught by world-class faculty, undergraduate education at the University is designed to develop students with the breadth of vision, knowledge, skills and attitudes required to succeed in the careers of the 21st century. Located on a 286-acre campus in India's National Capital Region, Shiv Nadar University is a private philanthropic institution established in 2011 through an act of the State of Uttar Pradesh.

 About Shiv Nadar Foundation 

The Shiv Nadar Foundation ( has been established by Shiv Nadar, Founder, HCL - a $7 billion leading technology and healthcare enterprise. The Foundation’s mission is to contribute to the process of national development and social transformation by establishing institutions and undertaking new initiatives in the fields of education and culture.  The Foundation is committed to the creation of a more equitable, merit based society by empowering individuals to bridge the socio-economic divide through philanthropy based transformational education.

The Foundation set up the SSN Institutions ( in 1996, comprising the SSN College of Engineering (already a highly ranked private engineering college in India), in Chennai, Tamil Nadu. The Foundation has also set up VidyaGyan, a residential leadership academy for meritorious rural children, at Bulandshar and Sitapur in Uttar Pradesh. In addition, the Foundation runs the Shiv Nadar University (, an international multidisciplinary university with strong research orientation located in Greater Noida in India’s National Capital Region and the Shiv Nadar School (, a network of progressive urban schools across India aimed to provide children with education that creates lifelong learners. The Foundation has also set up the Kiran Nadar Museum of Art (, India’s largest private philanthropic museum in modern and contemporary art with the vision to take art to the common public.    

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