Sastra Admissions 2022 is expected to start soon. The university offers more than 70 courses in UG, PG, Distance and Doctorate programmes. This deemed university is located in Tamil Nadu. The university releases its application form in the month of April. However, to apply to the university, the applicants must meet the eligibility criteria. The University conducts admission every year. The admission to B.Tech courses is based on JEE Main scores. Whereas, for other courses, the admission is based on merit scores. The university does not conduct any entrance test. So, in this article, applicants can check about the Shanmugha UG and PG Admissions

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About the University- Sastra University

Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy, is popularly known as the SASTRA university. SASTRA University was the first institution to get the ‘Deemed University status in Tamil Nadu. The university was established in the year 1984. It offers more than 70 courses in UG, PG, and Doctorate programmes. 

Admission Dates of Shanmugha University

The official dates of Sastra University have not released yet. However, we have provided tentative dates below to track down the dates. Once the dates are released, we will update them on our portal.

EventsTentative Dates
Release of the application formApril 2022
Last date of application form submissionMay 2022
Release of the merit listMay 2022
Commencement of the counselling processJune 2022

Eligibility Criteria of Sastra University Admission 2022

The eligibility criteria are the most important factor in the admission process. The university offers various courses in UG, PG, Doctorate, and Distance education programmes. However, the criteria are different for each course. Hence, the Sastra University eligibility criteria are as follows-

CoursesEligibility Criteria
  • Must have 10+2 with a minimum of 60% qualifying marks.
  • Candidates who have done a diploma in engineering can get direct admission to 2nd year of B.Tech (Lateral entry).
  • Must have completed B.E or B.Tech in a relevant field.
  • The candidate must have a graduation degree from a recognized university.
BBA, BCA, B.A, B.A B.Ed, B.Com, B.Optometry, B.Sc B.Ed.
  • Must have passed 10+2 with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Must have passed 10+2
  • Must have completed B.Sc
  • BCA or any other graduate degrees with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.
  • B.Com
  • Bachelor’s Degree in relevant discipline with a minimum of 50% marks.

Admission Procedure of Shanmugha University

The university conducts admissions every year. However, the selection process is different for each course. Sastra University does not conduct any entrance test to offer admission. So, here candidates can check the Sashtra University selection process of all the course programmes.

CoursesCourse DurationSelection Process
B.Tech4 yearsJEE Main scores, and XII scores, followed by the normalization process.
M.Tech2 yearsselection is based on the marks scored in an undergraduate degree from Sastra University or GATE scores.
BBA, BCA, B.A, B.A B.Ed, B.Com, B.Optometry, B.Sc B.Ed.Merit-Based
B.A LLB, B.Com LLB, and BBA LLBCLAT scores
M.Sc, MCA, MFA, M.Com, and M.AMerit-Based

Sastra University 2022 Application Form

The university releases application form online and offline. The admission form releases on the official website – sastra.eduThe offline application form for all the candidates is also available at the university campus in Thanjavur or Kumbakonam from the selected branches of City Union Bank. Candidates who satisfy the criteria can fill and submit the application form. However, candidates must note that the form has to be submitted before the deadline date. The Sastra University Application Form comprise personal and educational details. 

The application fee is Rs 600/- and can be paid offline as well as online through Internet Banking, Credit or Debit card. If paying offline, then the DD must be sent to the Office of Admissions, SASTRA University, Thanjavur – 613 401, Tamil Nadu.

SASTRA Shanugha University Merit List

The university releases a merit list for the courses such as B.A, B.Sc, M.A, B.Com etc. The merit list will be released on the official website of the university. Candidates who have submitted the application form can check the merit list. The Sastra University merit list determines the qualification status of the candidates. Applicants whose name is on the merit list are eligible for the counselling process.

Sastra University B.Tech Rank List 2022

The university releases the rank list for the B.Tech students. The selection for the B.Tech course programmes is based on the jee main scores. Hence, candidates who qualify for the JEE Main 2022 exam, can apply for the admission here. However, the selection of the students is done based on the rank and scores in jee main. Candidates can check the Sastra University B.Tech rank list result on the website.

Candidates listed under the rank list of the stream will be called for admission to fill 70% of seats. Candidates will be able to participate in the counselling session if their names appear on the rank list.

Courses and Specializations offered in SASTRA University, Tamil Nadu



Aerospace Engineering
Chemical Engineering
Civil Engineering
Computer Science & Business System
Computer Science &Engineering
Computer Science &Engineering (with Spl in Artificial Intelligence & Data Science)
Computer Science &Engineering (with Spl in Cyber Security & Blockchain Technology)
Computer Science &Engineering (with Spl in IoT & Automation)
Mechanical Engineering (with Spl in Digital Manufacturing)
Mechanical Engineering
Information Technology
Information & Communication Technology
Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
M.Tech (5-year integrated)Biotechnology
Medical Nanotechnology
OptometryB. Optom
Law (5 Year Integrated)B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
B.B.A., LL.B. (Hons.)
B.Com.LL.B. (Hons.)
LLM (1-year programme)LL.M. (International Trade Law)
LL.M. (Taxation and Insolvency & Bankruptcy Law)
Data science
Integrated B. Ed. programmeB.A. B.Ed. (4 Year Integrated)
B. Sc. B.Ed. (4 Year Integrated)
M. Sc (5 Year Integrated)ProgrammePhysics
B. ComB. Com CA (Computer Applications)
B. Com BFSI (Banking, Financial Services and Insurance)
Fine ArtsBachelor of Fine Arts (BFA) in Music
Master of Fine Arts (MFA) in Bharatanatyam
ArtsMaster of Arts (M.A.) Divyaprabhandam
Master of Arts (M.A.) Sanskrit

Shanugha University Counselling 2022

The counselling takes place soon after the release of the merit list. The procedure of the Sastra University counselling first takes place online. The candidates will be required to register themselves for the counselling. The counselling will be conducted in offline mode and all the registered candidates will be required to be present physically for the counselling. The event takes place for two to three days depending on the availability of the seats. 

There will be more than one rounds of counselling depending on the number of vacant seats after each round of counselling. All the shortlisted candidates will be required to attend the counselling session with the necessary documents listed below:

Documents required at the time of counselling

Candidates have to carry the following documents at the time of admission counselling.

  • 10+2th standard equivalent mark sheet
  • JEE Main/ GATE/CLAT Score Card (depending on the course applied for).
  • Demand Draft in favour of SASTRA, payable at Thanjavur
  • Recent Passport Size Photograph
  • Transfer Certificate from the institute last attended
  • Migration Certificate (if applicable)

So, these are the complete details of Sastra University Admission 2022. If you have any query then please comment on the section below.

Shanmugha University Admission- FAQs

Question- Does Sastra University conduct any entrance test?
Ans- No, the university does not conduct nay entrance test. Hence, the selection of the candidate takes place based on the merit list.
Question- Does Sashtra University offers distance education?
Ans- Yes, the university of Shanmugha offers distance education. 
Question- When does the application form of Sastra University release?
Ans- The application form releases in April/May month.


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