Shiv Nadar University Undergraduate Admissions 2020

Shiv Nadar University is recruiting the best and the brightest students for the following Undergraduate Programs for admissions of 2020.

Schools Programs Number of seats
School of Engineering (SoE) B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering 400
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 20
B.A. (Research) in History 15
B.A. (Research) in International Relations 20
B.A. (Research) in Sociology 15
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics 30
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics & Finance* 30
School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) B.Sc. (Research) in Biotechnology 25
B.Sc. (Research) in Chemistry 25
B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics 25
B.Sc. (Research) in Physics 25
School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SoME) Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) 75
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics & Finance*

*This program would be jointly offered by School of Humanities & Social Sciences & School of Management & Entrepreneurship

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. 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.

Shiv Nadar University is a comprehensive, multi-disciplinary, student-centric, research-focused institution. Shiv Nadar University strongly believes in nurturing and encouraging the brightest minds to transform them into lifelong learners and leaders. To acknowledge high potential academic achievers including students who deserve financial Aid, the University offers generous scholarships in undergraduate programs, covering part or full academic & living expenses

Click on the respective programs to check your eligibility:

Program Subjects Offered Subject Combination required
B.A. (Research) in English All subjects in marksheet with English as mandatory
B.A. (Research) in History
B.A.(Research) – International Relations
B.A. (Research) in Sociology

Bachelor of Science (Research) ProgramsClick here B.Sc. (Research) in Biotechnology All subjects in marksheet with English & Biology as mandatory (Scores of Life Sciences or Biotechnology or Zoology or Botany can be considered in case a candidate does not have Biology as a subject.)
B.Sc. (Research) in Chemistry All subjects in marksheet with English and Chemistry as mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Physics All subjects in marksheet with English, Mathematics and Physics as mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics All subjects in marksheet with Mathematics as mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics All subjects in marksheet with Mathematics as mandatory
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics & Finance* All subjects in marksheet with Mathematics as mandatory

*This program would be jointly offered by School of Humanities & Social Sciences & School of Management & Entrepreneurship


Bachelor of Technology ProgramsClick here B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering All subjects in the marksheet with Physics, Chemistry, Maths and English are 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

BMS All subjects in marksheet with English as mandatory

Shiv Nadar University strongly believes in nurturing and encouraging the brightest minds to transform them into lifelong learners and leaders. To acknowledge high potential academic achievers including students who deserve financial Aid, the University offers generous scholarships in undergraduate programs, covering part or full academic & living expenses.

The University offers the following types of scholarships:-

1. Gifted Student Scholarship:

The University attracts outstanding academic rank holders to study under Gifted Student Scholarship. Students with the following ranks are eligible:-

  1. Top 100 rank holders in class 12th from CBSE, ICSE, and Cambridge Board of Education
  2. IB grade points 42 & above
  3. Top 100 rank holders in class 12th from other State Education Board
  4. INSPIRE fellows awarded Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE)
  5. JEE (Advanced) top 500 ranks
  6. Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship holders

Students admitted under Gifted Scholarship are offered direct admission based on an interaction with faculty member from the admitting department.

2. Merit Cum Means Scholarship:

The University extends its support to help students who are economically challenged. Based on their performance in 12th Board, means – eligibility & fulfilment of program wise selection criteria, will be eligible for scholarship upto 100% .

A. Eligibility - Merit

Students scoring 92% and above in Class XII board marks are eligible to apply

B. Eligibility - Means

Family Income below 8 Lac per annum.

Following documents will be submitted for verification & consideration by the Scholarship Committee.

  1. Details of last school attended with School Fees Receipts( Mandatory)
  2. In addition to School Fees Receipts any one of the below mentioned documents:-

  3. ITR Last 3 years
  4. One Year Bank Statement
  5. BPL Card issued by GOI/State Govt.

Note: - We consider PCM% for SOE and Aggregate% for SHSS, SNS & SME.
Candidate have to qualify both the eligibility criteria to apply for Merit cum Means.

Rural Scholarship:

The University extends its support to help students from weaker economic background to study in the undergraduate programs with full Scholarship for academic & living expenses. Students have to qualify through the regular selection process.

Students from the following schools are eligible to apply under Rural Scholarship:

Family Income below Rs 3 Lac per annum & the students from following schools

S.no. School Name
1 Vidyagyan
2 Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya
3 Pratibha Vikas Vidyalaya
4 Municipal Schools
5 Schools in Schedule V regions
6 Super 30
7 Art of Living Schools
8 Udayachal School
9 Satya Bharti School
10 Kallam Anji Reddy Vidyalaya
11 Sarswati Vidya Mandir
12 The Suryodaya School
13 Isha Vidhya
14 Vidya School
15 Vidya Vanam School
16 Door Step School
17 Free School India
18 Sri Sathya Sai VidyaKendra
19 Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith

Sports Scholarship:

Students with ranking in their sport from 1 to 100 ranks are eligible to apply. Due weightage shall be given to the Certificates of Winners/Participation at International, National, State level tournaments in respective sports/games recognized by National/International sports bodies of respective sports/games.

It is mandatory for the candidates to qualify the PHYSICAL FITNESS TEST and SPORTS SPECIFIC tests (related to the game/sport of the applicant) conducted by Department of Physical Education and Sports to avail sports scholarship.

List of Sports offered for Scholarship are mentioned below:-

Chess Tennis Badminton Squash Table Tennis

In addition this Team Sports may be considered after the review by sports committee & if the students are representing the country internationally.

Scholarship Tabular Matrix:

Type of Scholarship
Particulars Rural Gifted Merit-Cum-Means* Sports*
Admission Fees * *
Security Deposit * *
Tuition Fees * *
Hostel, Mess & Laundry * *

✔ Will be borne by the University

*Note: - Level of Scholarship in Merit cum means & Sports will be determined by the Scholarship committee.

College Board India Scholar:

  1. Must be a resident of India
  2. Family income status < INR 8,00,000 per annum
  3. SAT score equal to or higher than 1300 (out of 1600) that qualifies the test taker as a “Top Performer”
  4. Must have graduated from Class 12 in the year student applies for admission to an Indian Global Alliance member university in India
  5. Must apply to an Shiv Nadar University

Scholarship Retention Criteria:

Students admitted under Gifted Scholarship categories, have to maintain CGPA 6.5 at the end of every Spring Semester (after consideration of Summer Semester, if any) to retain their scholarships.

1. Academic fees: (in ₹)

1.1 Admission Fee - Payable One Time ₹ 25000 (For all programs)
1.2 Tuition Fees :
School Payable Year 1 Payable Year 2 Payable Year 3 Payable Year 4 Total Payable
School of Engineering (SoE) 1,50,000 1,50,000 1,50,000 1,50,000 6,00,000
School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 2,00,000
School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SoHSS) 50,000 50,000 50,000 50,000 2,00,000
School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SoME)* 1,00,000 1,00,000 1,00,000 1,00,000 4,00,000

* For B.Sc.(Research) in Economics & Finance program the SoME fees will be applicable.

2. Living Expenses and Other Charges (in ₹)

Payable Year 1 Payable Year 2 Payable Year 3 Payable Year 4 Total Payable
Hostel Fees* 98,750 98,750* 98,750* 98,750* 3,95,000
Mess** (Vegetarian meals including Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner. Non-vegetarian dishes to be paid separately) 41,000* 41,000* 41,000* 41,000* 1,64,000
Laundry** (Fixed) 4,000* 4,000* 4,000* 4,000* 16,000
Living expenses payable over 4 years 5,75,000

*Subject to revision
*Hostel Fees: Subject to revision of upto 5%
**Mess: Payable at the beginning of every semester

Shiv Nadar University offers both AC and Non-AC accommodation for students, 33% of total occupancy in both boys' and girls' hostels are air conditioned, which will be allotted on first come first served basis (Extra charges of INR 6500 will be levied per year along with electricity charges on actual consumption in case of AC room)

3. Refundable Security Deposit (in ₹)

School of Engineering (SoE) School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) School of Humanities and Social Sciences (SoHSS) School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SoME)
25,000 25,000 25,000 25,000

*Refundable Security Deposit is payable one time and refundable at the time of leaving the University

General Information
  • 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
  • Course taken over and above the required credits will be charged for separately @ ₹ 6,000 per credit. A maximum of 7 credits can be taken during the Summer Semester. 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 - ₹ 17,000     Mess - ₹ 4,000 (Per Month)     Laundry - ₹ 400 (Per Month)

  • In the interest of creating an egalitarian institution, the hostel configuration is pre-decided for all undergraduate programs
  • A hostel room may be upgraded or downgraded by the University based on rooms availability.

WE HAVE UPDATED OUR ADMISSIONS PROCESS TO ENSURE THE SAFETY & HEALTH OF OUR ASPIRANTS AMIDST COVID-19 PANDEMIC

Shiv Nadar University is committed to ensuring that students continue their education without interruption during the exceptional circumstances of COVID-19. At the same time, the safety and health of our students and candidates remain our priority. The rapidly unfolding challenges caused by the spread of COVID-19 have led us to update our admissions process for our undergraduate programs.

The updated Admission process is as follows:

  1. Apply Through SAT (College Board) Scores
  2. Apply Through ACT scores
  3. Apply Through Remotely Proctored SNUSAT and APT
  4. Apply Through JEE Mains (2020) Scores

Details of the updated process is as follows:

I. Apply Through SAT (College Board) Scores

The prospective candidates can apply through SAT scores in addition to other modes of admissions (but only once). The shortlisted candidates will be informed regarding a personal interview with respective department to be eligible for final selection.

II. Apply Through ACT scores

The prospective candidates can apply through ACT scores in addition to other modes of admissions (but only once). The shortlisted candidates will be informed regarding a personal interview with respective department to be eligible for final selection.

III. Apply Through Remotely Proctored SNUSAT and APT

Candidates can apply through SNUSAT and APT by taking the remotely proctored test - a COVID-SAFE method which will allow you to sit for the test from safety of your home. The shortlisted candidates (after SNUSAT and APT) will be informed regarding their personal interview with respective department to be eligible for final selection. (In Case of School of Engineering, the candidates are not required to appear for an interview.)

IV. Apply Through JEE Mains Scores

  1. Candidates applying through JEE Mains (January) 2020 score of 80 percentile or above are eligible for direct offer of admission on the basis of
    • JEE Mains (January) 2020 score
    • Cut-off score decided by the University for various Departments of School of Engineering & School of Natural Sciences
  2. If the candidate has less than 80 percentile in JEE Mains (January) 2020, they are advised to apply through the remotely proctored SNUSAT & APT tests

The School wise updated admission process is as follows:

School of Engineering

Route 1: JEE Mains (January) 2020 (≥ 80 percentile) - The candidates scoring equal to or more than 80 percentile in JEE (Mains) January 2020 are eligible for direct offer of admissions. However, certain cut-off will be applicable for admission in each department. SNUSAT & APT will be exempted for admissions through this route

Route 2: SNUSAT + APT - The candidates scoring below 80 percentile will have to appear for remote proctored SNUSAT & APT. No interview is required for admissions through this route

Route 3: SAT + Interview* - The candidates can apply through SAT score

Route 4: ACT + Interview* - The candidates can apply through ACT score

* The shortlisted candidates will be informed regarding an interview with respective departments to be eligible for final selection.

School of Natural Sciences

Route 1: JEE Mains (January) 2020 (≥ 80 percentile) + Interview* – The candidates scoring equal to or more than 80 percentile in JEE (Mains) January 2020 are eligible apply.

Route 2: SNUSAT + APT + Interview* - The candidates scoring below 80 percentile in JEE (Mains) January 2020 and without SAT scores will have to appear for the remotely proctored SNUSAT & APT.

Route 3: SAT + Interview* – The candidates can apply through SAT score.

Route 4: ACT + Interview* - The candidates can apply through ACT score

*The Shortlisted candidates will be contacted for the online interview in their department(s) of interest(s) to be eligible for final selection.

School of Humanities & Social Sciences
&
School of Management & Entrepreneurship

Route 1: SNUSAT + APT + Interview*

Route 2: SAT + Interview*

Route 3: ACT + Interview* - The candidates can apply through ACT score

*The Shortlisted candidates will be informed regarding the online interview with respective department to be eligible for final selection

Please refer to the general guidelines below:

  • To ensure the safety of everyone, we will be managing all admissions related processes remotely during the period of the national lockdown.
  • We have introduced remote proctoring of our tests (SNUSAT & APT), thus, allowing you to take SNUSAT and APT in the safety of your home. The AI based test will be monitored by a proctor from our testing partner Pearson VUE. The details and process of taking the test will be communicated to the candidates through email (on their registered email ID by April 30, 2020).
  • Personal Interviews of the shortlisted candidates will be conducted using online meeting tools only.
  • Now domestic candidates can also apply to our undergraduate programs through SAT scores. Those shortlisted will also require to give a personal interview with respective department/departments to be eligible for selection.
  • Students are required to add the following in their application form, these might be considered during the review of your candidature
  • Class 10 mark sheet
  • Class 11 mark sheets/grade sheets,
  • Add their Class XII results/JEE (Main) results as and when those become available
  • SAT Subject scores (if available)

The admission offers of selected candidates will be provisional in nature and the candidate should meet the eligibility criteria defined by Shiv Nadar University once the Class XII results are declared.

  • PCM score (for engineering programs)
  • Aggregate (for non-engineering programs)
School of Engineering (Select Programs) & School of Natural Sciences
Through JEE(Mains) 2020 Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
School of Engineering – Last Date to Apply through January (JEE) score 10 June 2020 30 June 2020 -
School of Natural Sciences – Last Date to Apply through January (JEE) score 10 June 2020 30 June 2020 25 July 2020
Interview call for shortlisted candidates - Applicable only for School of Natural Sciences Will be communicated by the University
Selection and Rolling of Offer Letter by To be confirmed by the University
Release of Selection List By Refer to Note Below
Fees Submission Within 7 days of release of offer letter
Through Remote Proctored SNUSAT & APT Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
SNUSAT+ APT Starts 02 May 2020
Last date to Apply 31 May 2020 30 June 2020 25 July 2020
Last date to give the remote proctored SNUSAT & APT 02 June 2020 30 June 2020 30 July 2020
Online Interview call for shortlisted candidates Applicable only for School of Natural Sciences Will be communicated by the University
Release of Selection List By Refer to Note Below*
Fees Submission Within 7 days of release of offer letter
Through SAT Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Last Date to Apply 10 June 2020 30 June 2020 20 July 2020
Online Interview call for shortlisted candidates Will be communicated by the University
Completion of Selection List Refer to Note Below
Fees Submission Within 7 days of release of offer letter
School of Humanities & Social Sciences (Only select programs)|
School of Management & Entreprenuership (Not accepting applications)
Through remote proctored SNUSAT & APT + Interview
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
SNUSAT+ APT Starts 02 May 2020
Last Date to Apply 31 May 2020 30 June 2020 25 July 2020
Last Date to Take SNUSAT & APT 02 June 2020 30 June 2020 30 July 2020
Online Interview call for shortlisted candidates Will be communicated by the University
Completion of Selection List Refer to Note Below**
Fees Submission Within 7 days of release of offer letter
School of Humanities & Social Sciences (Only select programs)
| School of Management & Entreprenuership (Not accepting applications)
Through SAT + Interview
Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Through SAT
Last Date to Apply 10 June 2020 30 June 2020 25 July 2020
Online Interview call for shortlisted candidates Will be communicated by the University
Completion of Selection List Refer to Note Below
Fees Submission Within 7 days of release of offer letter

* 1. Candidates are requested to check their registered email ID for updates from the university
2. University reserves the right to change/alter the dates given the unprecedented times


REMOTELY PROCTORED SNUSAT & APT 2020

SNUSAT and APT is a combined three-hour AI based, remotely proctored test that will be administered in the comfort and safety of the candidate’s house. SNUSAT – Measure of proficiency in language, ability to apply mind to simple problems, data interpretation, logical and abstract reasoning. APT – Subject knowledge required for specific programs.

As pioneers in India’s higher education scenario, we are among the first and very few to offer a remotely proctored admissions test to our aspirants. The step has been taken to ensure we handpick the best and brightest of the minds across the country, even in such challenging times of COVID-19 outbreak

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 SUBJECTS (30 Minutes each)
School of Engineering (SoE) B.Tech. in Chemical Engineering Physics and Maths
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 (SoHSS) B.Sc. (Research) in Economics Maths and Critical Writing I
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics & Finance* Maths and Critical Writing I
B.A. (Research) in English Critical Writing I and
Critical Writing II
B.A. (Research) in History
B.A. (Research) in Sociology
B.A. (Research) in International Relations
School of Management & Entrepreneurship (SoME) Bachelor of Management Studies (BMS) Critical Writing I and
Critical Writing II
B.Sc. (Research) in Economics & Finance* Maths and Critical Writing I
School of Natural Sciences (SoNS) B.Sc. (Research) in Biotechnology Biology and
(Physics or Maths or Chemistry)**
B.Sc. (Research) in Physics Physics and Maths
B.Sc. (Research) in Chemistry Chemistry and (Biology or Physics or Maths)**
B.Sc. (Research) in Mathematics Maths and (Physics or Critical Writing I)**

*This program would be jointly offered by School of Humanities & Social Sciences & School of Management & Entrepreneurship

** Any one of the optional APT

If the same APT serves all the Programs that you have selected, no additional APT is required. For instance, all Engineering Programs require “Physics+ Maths”. This combination also makes you eligible for B.Sc (R) in Physics and B.Sc (R) in Mathematics.

If any of your Program preferences are mapped to a different APT, you are required to take the additional 30 min 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 Biotechnology, you first need to appear for SNUSAT + APTs “Physics+ Maths”. For B.Sc.(Research) in Biotechnology, you will have to give an additional APT of “Biology”.

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/

UNDERGRADUATE
ADMISSION PROCESS 2020

Shiv Nadar University selects candidates based on

- SNUSAT & APT followed by Interview (shortlisted candidates) (Applications received Till July 25, 2020)

- JEE (Main) 2020 percentile (Applications received Till July 25, 2020) for Natural Sciences program

- SAT & ACT Scores followed by Interview (Shortlisted candidates) (Applications received Till July 25, 2020) for all programs

- Last date to give the remotely proctored SNUSAT & APT (July 30, 2020)

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KEY DATES

Last date to appear for
SNUSAT & APT exam
Last date to Apply for Natural Sciences programs through JEE
Last date to Apply through SAT & ACT Scores
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