Shiv Nadar University Invites Applications from Kolkata for its Academic Year 2024-25
Kolkata, 24 January 2024:
Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, India’s youngest Institution of Eminence (IoE), has opened admissions for 2024-25. The university is accepting applications to all programmes across its four schools in Engineering, Natural Sciences, Management and Entrepreneurship, and Humanities and Social Sciences. The application form is available on the university’s official website (http://www.snu.edu.in/home). For 2024-25, the university has introduced a new scholarship for students who top in academic performance in their respective schools in Grade 12. Details about the scholarships are available here: https://snuadmissions.com/.
Known for its distinguished faculty, many of whom hail from Kolkata, Shiv Nadar University, and Delhi-NCR, has consistently attracted high-caliber students across all academic levels, spanning from undergraduate to graduate and Ph.D. programs. The institution takes pride in its diverse student body, with a significant representation from the culturally rich state of West Bengal.
While addressing media in Kolkata today Dr. Partha Chatterjee, Dean of Academics and Professor in the Department of Economics at Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR remarked“We are excited to see the overwhelming response from Kolkata across our programmes and have seen significant growth in terms of applications every year. There is a great talent pool in West Bengal, and we have observed that students from this region excel in a diverse range of programmes be it in Humanities and Social Sciences, Natural Sciences, Engineering, or Management. We look forward to welcoming many more excellent students this year.”
Graduates from Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, pursue higher education in top institutions in India and abroad, some securing direct entry to PhD programs after completing their undergraduate degrees. This demonstrates the value of the university’s four-year undergraduate research degree, and its ability to nurture globally competitive talent.
Adding to the University’s success is its highly effective Career Development Center (CDC), which has consistently demonstrated a proven track record. Last year, graduates from the University were recruited by leading organizations including Google, Microsoft, Goldman Sachs, PwC, UBS, Palo Alto, Silicon Labs, McKinsey, L&T, Airbus, Honda, JK Tyres, etc.
Established in 2011, the university is spread across a 286-acre residential campus with approximately 3000 students and 250+ faculty. It was awarded the ‘Institution of Eminence’ status in 2022.
MULTIPLE BENEFITS FOR STUDENTS
The University has globally distinguished faculty members with rich and diverse experience in their respective fields. The opportunities to learn extend well beyond the classroom, with 50+ clubs and societies. Some of the popular clubs include collaborative design for sustainability, Model United Nations, artificial Intelligence, photography, robotics, and many more.
Sports and physical well-being are an integral part of learning and growth at the University. It is home to world-class sporting infrastructure and offers a choice of activities to students. These include a 90,000-sq. feet grand Indoor Sports Complex and 5,71,410 square feet of international standard outdoor playing fields and multiple options including squash, badminton, equestrian training, etc.
About Shiv Nadar University, Delhi NCR:
Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR is a student-centric, multidisciplinary research university offering a wide range of academic programs at the undergraduate, graduate, and doctoral levels. The Institution was set up in 2011 by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a philanthropic foundation established by Mr. Shiv Nadar, founder of HCL. As per QS Asia 2024 rankings, Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, India’s youngest Institution of Eminence (IoE), is placed amongst the top 36% of institutions in Asia and is ranked 41 among Indian institutions. As per the Nature India Index 2023, it was ranked amongst the top 30 Indian institutions for research. In the Government’s National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF), Shiv Nadar University, Delhi-NCR, has been the youngest institution in the ‘top 100’ Overall list for six consecutive years. In NIRF-2022, it ranked 62 in the ‘University’ category.