SHIV NADAR UNIVERSITY UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSIONS 2017

Shiv Nadar University is recruiting the best and the brightest students for the following Undergraduate Programs for admissions of 2017.

Schools Programs Number of seats
School of Engineering (SoE) B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering 300
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering
B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering
B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
School of Humanities & Social Sciences (SoHSS) B.A. (Research) in English 15
B.A. (Research) in History 10
B.A. (Research) in Sociology 10
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics 25
School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) B.Sc. (Research) in Biotechnology 25
B.Sc. (Research) in Chemistry 10
B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics 20
B.Sc. (Research) in Physics 25
School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SoME) Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) 60

* The University reserves the absolute right to determine the number of candidates actually offered admission in any Program. Only candidates who meet the University’s admissions criteria as determined solely by the University shall be offered admission to any Program. This may mean the number of students admitted into any program may be more or less than the number of seats declared.

Shiv Nadar University’s eligibility criteria is developed to shortlist candidates with subject knowledge which serves as the foundation for each program. While students are admitted to a specific program, the University offers flexibility to transfer to another program/school in the University after completion of one year in the program admitted to, subject to policies governing such transfer.

Fulfilling the eligibility criteria is only the first step and does not entitle a candidate to admission. The candidate needs to complete all the stages successfully to be offered admission to Shiv Nadar University. Also, the scholarships given below are indicative and the decision of Shiv Nadar University with respect to grant of scholarship will be final and binding depending on the performance in the selection process.

To provide a fair and equal opportunity to every aspirant, Shiv Nadar University normalizes the scores obtained in Class XII to even out the inconsistencies that exist between various Boards of Examinations. You can check your eligibility and scholarship based on your Examination Board and Class XII scores in the matrix below. The eligibility and fees/scholarship for each of the courses planned at Undergraduate level for the Academic Session beginning 2017 is:

Click on the respective programs to check your eligibility:

Program Subjects Offered Subject Combination required
B.A. (Research) in English English mandatory
B.A. (Research) in History
B.A. (Research) in Sociology

Bachelor of Science (Research) ProgramsClick here B.Sc. (Research) in Biotechnology English and Biology mandatory Lifesciences/ Biotechnology/ Zoology/ Botany can be considered in case a candidate does not have Biology as a subject.
B.Sc. (Research) in Chemistry English, Mathematics and Chemistry mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Physics English, Mathematics and Physics mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics English and Mathematics mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics English & Mathematics mandatory

Bachelor of Technology ProgramsClick here B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics and English mandatory
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering
B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering
B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering


Shiv Nadar University strongly believes in nurturing and encouraging the brightest minds to transform them into lifelong learners and leaders. To acknowledge such high potential academic achievers, Shiv Nadar University offers generous scholarships to all the students enrolled in Undergraduate programs at the University covering part/full expenses for the entire duration of the program.

The scholarship to all undergraduate (Bachelor) programs at Shiv Nadar University runs for 8 semesters duration.

Shiv Nadar University scholarships for the Academic Session beginning 2017 are structured as follows.

In addition to the merit based scholarships, Shiv Nadar University has instituted two new Scholarship plans for 2017 Undergraduate Program admissions, namely 'Gifted Student Scholarships' and 'Rural Student Scholarships'.   Read more about this here.


  • B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Civil Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
  • B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering

1. Academic fees: (in ₹)

Amount Payable under each scholarship Scholarship A Scholarship B Scholarship C
Tuition & Special Fees ₹ 9,40,000 ₹ 9,40,000 ₹ 9,40,000
Scholarship Amount ₹ 8,46,000 ₹ 6,58,000 ₹ 4,70,000
Academic Fees payable over four years ₹ 94,000 ₹ 2,82,000 ₹ 4,70,000

Note: Continuation of Scholarship is dependent on consistently high academic performance. Students are expected to meet pre-defined academic standards including minimum CGPA of 6.50. For details, please refer to the .

2. Living expenses and Other charges (in ₹)

Admission Fees One Time ₹ 24,000
Hostel Fees - 1st year At the beginning of 1st year ₹ 65,000
Hostel Fees - 2nd year At the beginning of 2nd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 3rd year At the beginning of 3rd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 4th year At the beginning of 4th year ₹ 1,20,000
Mess - Vegetarian meals including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Non-vegetarian dishes to be paid for separately) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 21,500
Laundry (Fixed) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 2,250
Living Expenses payable over four years ₹ 5,67,000

3. Refundable Deposit (in ₹)

Deposit (Refundable at the time of leaving the University One Time ₹ 1,25,000

For scholarship recipients:

  • The students availing these scholarships will be required to meet the academic and non-academic performance criteria for each semester. For details on requirements, please refer to the Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017. The Undergraduate Student Handbook will be updated for the Academic Session beginning 2017
  • In the interest of maintaining high Academic Standards, Shiv Nadar University takes this criteria very seriously and students are advised to concentrate on studies right from the time they join the University.
  • If a student fails to fulfill the scholarship continuation criteria, he/she would be required to pay full fees for the rest of the program. The scholarship is reinstated in case the student manages to bring up their scores above the continuation criteria in the subsequent semesters. The fees paid for the duration that the student was not on scholarship is not refundable. To know the full fees, please check Undergraduate Fees 2017.
  • The hostel, tuition, mess and laundry fees for Summer Semesters (if required) will be payable over and above the fees given here. Summer charges are as follows :
    • Hostel ₹ 13,000
    • Mess ₹ 4,300 (per month)
    • Laundry ₹ 450 (per month)
  • In the interest of creating an egalitarian institution, the hostel configuration is pre-decided for all undergraduate programs as given below and cannot be changed:
    • 1st year: 4 students in a room
    • 2nd year: 2 students in a room
    • 3rd year: 2 students in a room
    • 4th year: Single occupancy
  • A Hostel room may be upgraded or downgraded by the University based on rooms availability. In the event of a room upgrade there is no extra charge, whereas if a room is downgraded the student will pay lower charge applicable to that room type.
  • B.Sc. (Research) Economics
  • B.A. (Research) English
  • B.A. (Research) History
  • B.A. (Research) Sociology

1. Academic Fees

Amount Payable under each scholarship Scholarship D Scholarship E Scholarship F
Tuition & Special Fees ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000
Scholarship Amount ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 4,80,000 ₹ 3,00,000
Academic Fees payable over four years Nil ₹ 1,20,000 ₹ 3,00,000

Note: Continuation of Scholarship is dependent on consistently high academic performance. Students are expected to meet pre-defined academic standards including minimum CGPA of 6.50. For details, please refer to the .

2. Living expenses and Other charges (in ₹)

Admission Fees One Time ₹ 24,000
Hostel Fees - 1st year At the beginning of 1st year ₹ 65,000
Hostel Fees - 2nd year At the beginning of 2nd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 3rd year At the beginning of 3rd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 4th year At the beginning of 4th year ₹ 1,20,000
Mess - Vegetarian meals including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Non-vegetarian dishes to be paid for separately) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 21,500
Laundry (Fixed) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 2,250
Living Expenses payable over four years ₹ 5,67,000

3. Refundable Deposit (in ₹)

Deposit (Refundable at the time of leaving the University One Time ₹ 75,000

For scholarship recipients:

  • The students availing these scholarships will be required to meet the academic and non-academic performance criteria for each semester. For details on requirements, please refer to the Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017. The Undergraduate Student Handbook will be updated for the Academic Session beginning 2017
  • In the interest of maintaining high Academic Standards, Shiv Nadar University takes this criteria very seriously and students are advised to concentrate on studies right from the time they join the University.
  • If a student fails to fulfill the scholarship continuation criteria, he/she would be required to pay full fees for the rest of the program. The scholarship is reinstated in case the student manages to bring up their scores above the continuation criteria in the subsequent semesters. The fees paid for the duration that the student was not on scholarship is not refundable. To know the full fees, please check Undergraduate Fees 2017.
  • The hostel, tuition, mess and laundry fees for Summer Semesters (if required) will be payable over and above the fees given here. Summer charges are as follows :
    • Hostel ₹ 13,000
    • Mess ₹ 4,300 (per month)
    • Laundry ₹ 450 (per month)
  • In the interest of creating an egalitarian institution, the hostel configuration is pre-decided for all undergraduate programs as given below and cannot be changed:
    • 1st year: 4 students in a room
    • 2nd year: 2 students in a room
    • 3rd year: 2 students in a room
    • 4th year: Single occupancy
  • A Hostel room may be upgraded or downgraded by the University based on rooms availability. In the event of a room upgrade there is no extra charge, whereas if a room is downgraded the student will pay lower charge applicable to that room type.

Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)

1. Academic Fees (in ₹)

Amount Payable under each scholarship Scholarship G Scholarship H Scholarship K
Tuition & Special Fees ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000
Scholarship Amount ₹ 5,40,000 ₹ 3,00,000 Nil
Academic Fees payable over four years ₹ 60,000 ₹ 3,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000

Note: Continuation of Scholarship is dependent on consistently high academic performance. Students are expected to meet pre-defined academic standards including minimum CGPA of 6.50. For details, please refer to the .

2. Living expenses and Other charges (in ₹)

Admission Fees One Time ₹ 24,000
Hostel Fees - 1st year At the beginning of 1st year ₹ 65,000
Hostel Fees - 2nd year At the beginning of 2nd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 3rd year At the beginning of 3rd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 4th year At the beginning of 4th year ₹ 1,20,000
Mess - Vegetarian meals including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Non-vegetarian dishes to be paid for separately) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 21,500
Laundry (Fixed) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 2,250
Living Expenses payable over four years ₹ 5,67,000

3. Refundable Deposit (in ₹)

Deposit (Refundable at the time of leaving the University One Time ₹ 1,25,000

For scholarship recipients:

  • The students availing these scholarships will be required to meet the academic and non-academic performance criteria for each semester. For details on requirements, please refer to the Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017. The Undergraduate Student Handbook will be updated for the Academic Session beginning 2017
  • In the interest of maintaining high Academic Standards, Shiv Nadar University takes this criteria very seriously and students are advised to concentrate on studies right from the time they join the University.
  • If a student fails to fulfill the scholarship continuation criteria, he/she would be required to pay full fees for the rest of the program. The scholarship is reinstated in case the student manages to bring up their scores above the continuation criteria in the subsequent semesters. The fees paid for the duration that the student was not on scholarship is not refundable. To know the full fees, please check Undergraduate Fees 2017.
  • The hostel, tuition, mess and laundry fees for Summer Semesters (if required) will be payable over and above the fees given here. Summer charges are as follows :
    • Hostel ₹ 13,000
    • Mess ₹ 4,300 (per month)
    • Laundry ₹ 450 (per month)
  • In the interest of creating an egalitarian institution, the hostel configuration is pre-decided for all undergraduate programs as given below and cannot be changed:
    • 1st year: 4 students in a room
    • 2nd year: 2 students in a room
    • 3rd year: 2 students in a room
    • 4th year: Single occupancy
  • A Hostel room may be upgraded or downgraded by the University based on rooms availability. In the event of a room upgrade there is no extra charge, whereas if a room is downgraded the student will pay lower charge applicable to that room type.
  • B.Sc. (Research) Biotechnology
  • B.Sc. (Research) Chemistry
  • B.Sc. (Research) Physics
  • B.Sc. (Research) Mathematics

1. Academic Fees (in ₹)

Amount Payable under each scholarship Scholarship D Scholarship E Scholarship F
Tuition & Special Fees ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 6,00,000
Scholarship Amount ₹ 6,00,000 ₹ 4,80,000 ₹ 3,00,000
Academic Fees payable over four years Nil ₹ 1,20,000 ₹ 3,00,000


Note: Continuation of Scholarship is dependent on consistently high academic performance. Students are expected to meet pre-defined academic standards including minimum CGPA of 6.50. For details, please refer to the .

2. Living expenses and Other charges (in ₹)

Admission Fees One Time ₹ 24,000
Hostel Fees - 1st year At the beginning of 1st year ₹ 65,000
Hostel Fees - 2nd year At the beginning of 2nd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 3rd year At the beginning of 3rd year ₹ 84,000
Hostel Fees - 4th year At the beginning of 4th year ₹ 1,20,000
Mess - Vegetarian meals including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner (Non-vegetarian dishes to be paid for separately) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 21,500
Laundry (Fixed) At the beginning of every semester Subject to revision in 2017. ₹ 2,250
Living Expenses payable over four years ₹ 5,67,000

3. Refundable Deposit (in ₹)

Deposit (Refundable at the time of leaving the University One time ₹ 75,000

For scholarship recipients:

  • The students availing these scholarships will be required to meet the academic and non-academic performance criteria for each semester. For details on requirements, please refer to the Undergraduate Student Handbook 2017. The Undergraduate Student Handbook will be updated for the Academic Session beginning 2017
  • In the interest of maintaining high Academic Standards, Shiv Nadar University takes this criteria very seriously and students are advised to concentrate on studies right from the time they join the University.
  • If a student fails to fulfill the scholarship continuation criteria, he/she would be required to pay full fees for the rest of the program. The scholarship is reinstated in case the student manages to bring up their scores above the continuation criteria in the subsequent semesters. The fees paid for the duration that the student was not on scholarship is not refundable. To know the full fees, please check Undergraduate Fees 2017.
  • The hostel, tuition, mess and laundry fees for Summer Semesters (if required) will be payable over and above the fees given here. Summer charges are as follows :
    • Hostel ₹ 13,000
    • Mess ₹ 4,300 (per month)
    • Laundry ₹ 450 (per month)
  • In the interest of creating an egalitarian institution, the hostel configuration is pre-decided for all undergraduate programs as given below and cannot be changed:
    • 1st year: 4 students in a room
    • 2nd year: 2 students in a room
    • 3rd year: 2 students in a room
    • 4th year: Single occupancy
  • A Hostel room may be upgraded or downgraded by the University based on rooms availability. In the event of a room upgrade there is no extra charge, whereas if a room is downgraded the student will pay lower charge applicable to that room type.

UNDERGRADUATE ADMISSION PROCESS 2017

Shiv Nadar University’s selection process has three parts:

Part 1: Eligibility based on Class XII scores as defined in the section - Eligibility for Admissions and Scholarships - Undergraduate Programs

Part 2: Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT) and Academic Proficiency Test (APT) – A combined three hour test to be administered in more than 100 Pearson VUE test centers across India helping every aspirant to participate in the process. SNUSAT and APT will be available as per the details mentioned under section - Key Dates

Part 3: Review of Application Form for the candidate’s aspiration in life and the ability to be a stakeholder at Shiv Nadar University

Part 1 Part 2 Part 3
Performance Indicator Scores in Class XII (or JEE (Main) 2017 Score) SNUSAT & APT Review of Application Form
What do we see for Assimilation of knowledge of subjects studied at school.
Aspirants need to fulfill basic eligibility criteria to apply.
Measure of proficiency in language, ability to apply mind to simple problems, data interpretation, logical and abstract reasoning. Subject knowledge required for specific programs. Assessment of ability to contribute to and learn in Shiv Nadar University environment.
Weightage in the process 50% 50%
To be part of the process, the candidate needs to Meet eligibility criteria Be in the Top 90 percentile performers in each section. The lowest 10 percentile performers in each section of SNUSAT and APT are taken off the process.

  • You can register for Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT) and Academic Proficiency Test (APT) by filling all sections except Education and Additional Information and appear for the test even before your XII board results are out.
  • Once you register for the test, the information given in these sections will be frozen and you will not be able to make any further changes. Therefore, please ensure the information provided is accurate and complete in all respects.
  • As soon as your Board results are out, log in to your application form and fill in Education and Additional Information sections and submit the application form. Once you submit, further edits in these sections will not be allowed.

Selection to Shiv Nadar University Undergraduate program will be based on a composite score of your Class XII examinations, SNUSAT and relevant APT. Submission of application in earliest possible round will improve the possibility to get the program/stream of your choice.

Activity Round 1 Round 2 (Subject to availability of seats) Round 3 (only for English, History, Sociology, Chemistry, Mathematics)
Application starts 1 April 2017  
SNUSAT 2017 starts 15 April 2017  
Last Date for Part 1: Register for SNUSAT & APT 26 May 2017 20 June 2017 28 June 2017
Last Date for Part 2: Submit Application 31 May 2017 20 June 2017 28 June 2017
Last date to take SNUSAT + APT 7 June 2017 28 June 2017 6 July 2017
Release of Selection List 22 June 2017 7 July 2017 12 July 2017
Fees submission 29 June 2017 13 July 2017 14 July 2017
University Check in 19 July 2017

SNUSAT and APT – A combined three hour test administered in more than 200 Pearson VUE test centers across India helping every aspirant to participate in the process. The list of cities where you can appear for SNUSAT and APT are given below.

The 3 hours standardized assessment consists of:

1. SNU Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT) for 2 hours (Same for all Programs)

Sections Duration
Verbal reasoning 30 minutes
Quantitative ability 36 minutes
Abstract reasoning 40 minutes
Essay 15 minutes

2. Academic Proficiency Test (APT) for 1 hour (Specific to Programs applied for)

School Program Sections and duration Exam code
School of Engineering (SoE) B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering Physics (20 minutes)
Mathematics (40 minutes)
1-A
B.Tech. in Civil Engineering
B.Tech. in Computer Science & Engineering
B.Tech. in Electronics & Communication Engineering
B.Tech. in Electrical & Electronics Engineering
B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SHSS) B.Sc. (Research) in Economics Mathematics (40 minutes)
Critical writing (20 minutes)
2-A
B.A. (Research) in English
Critical writing (60 minutes)
2-B
B.A. (Research) in History
B.A. (Research) in Sociology
School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SoME) Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS)
Critical writing (60 minutes)
2-B
School of Natural Sciences (SNS) B.Sc. (Research) in Biotechnology Biology (20 minutes)
Chemistry (20 minutes)
Physics (20 minutes)
3-A
B.Sc. (Research) in Chemistry Physics (20 minutes)
Chemistry (20 minutes)
Mathematics (20 minutes)
3-B
B.Sc. (Research) in Physics
B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics Mathematics (40 minutes)
Critical thinking (20 minutes)
3-C

If the same APT serves all the Programs that you have selected, no additional APT is required For instance, all Engineering Programs require SNUSAT + APT code “1-A”

If any of your Program preferences are mapped to a different APT, you are required to take the additional 1 hour APT(s). However, there is no need to repeat SNUSAT. For instance, when Program preference 1 is B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering and Program preference 2 is B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics, you first need to appear for SNUSAT + APT code “1-A” for B.Tech. in Mechanical Engineering. For B.Sc. (Research) Mathematics, you will have to register, schedule and give an additional APT code “3-C”.

All the questions except the SNUSAT Essay and Critical Writing in APT will be Multiple Choice Type. There is no negative marking.

SNUSAT Essay and Critical writing sections will have to be typed on the computer, within the stipulated time

Note: To understand and be comfortable with the interface used for SNUSAT, please visit the tutorial page: http://www.pearsonvue.com/demo/

SNUSAT and APT are delivered through selected Pearson VUE test centers at Abu Dhabi, Agra, Ahmedabad, ALLAHABAD, Ambala Cantt., Amritsar, Amroha, Bangalore, Bhopal, Bhubaneshwar, Calicut, Chandigarh, Changa, Chennai, Coimbatore, Dehradun, Faridabad, Ghaziabad, Greater Noida, Gudlavalleru, Gurgaon, Guwahati, Gwalior, Hamirpur, Hyderabad, Indore, Jabalpur, Jaipur, Kalwa, Kannur, Kanpur, Kathmandu, Kochi, Kolkata, Kurukshetra, Lucknow, Ludhiana, Madurai, Malappuram Dist, Mangalore, Meerut, Mohali, Mumbai, Mysore, Nagercoil, Nagpur, Nashik, Navi Mumbai, Nellithope, New Delhi, Noida, Ongole, Panjim, Patiala, Patna, Pondicherry, Pune, Raipur, Rajkot, Ranchi, Salem, Sangli, Shimla, Solan, Srinagar, Thane, Thimpu, Thrissur, Tirunelveli, Trichy, Trivandrum, Udaipur, Vadodara, Vijayawada, Vishakhapatnam, Yamuna Nagar.

Please note that this list is indicative and Pearson VUE and Shiv Nadar University reserve the right to add/remove any test location and/or city.

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Admission Process

Shiv Nadar University’s selection process has three parts:

Part 1: Eligibility based on Class XII scores as defined in the section - Eligibility for Admissions and Scholarships - Undergraduate Programs

Part 2: Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT) and Academic Proficiency Test (APT) – A combined three hour test to be administered in more than 100 Pearson VUE test centers across India helping every aspirant to participate in the process. SNUSAT and APT will be available as per the details mentioned under section - Key Dates

Part 3: Review of Application Form for the candidate’s aspiration in life and the ability to be a stakeholder at Shiv Nadar University


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