Applications are invited by Shiv Nadar University (SNU) for various programmes in engineering, natural sciences, humanities, social sciences and management. Admission will be based on university’s entrance test (SNU-SAT & APT) that will be held online in the wake of COVID-19. The admission test will be remotely proctored using an AI mechanism that is secure and ensures anti-cheating surveillance. The university is also accepting existing SAT scores for admission. Students with a score of 80 percentiles and above in their JEE Mains (January) 2020, will be exempt from taking SNU-SAT & APT and can apply directly for admission in programs under Engineering or Natural Sciences.

In the absence of class XII board marks, provisional admissions will be awarded to eligible candidates based on their existing school grades, and performance in the entrance process.

How to apply

Interested applicants can submit their filled-in common application form, available at, latest by May 31. Students can take the online entrance test by June 2. Post evaluation, an online interview will be conducted for select programmes to finalise their candidature.

Scholarships offered by the institute

Gifted Student Scholarship: Applicable for top-100 rank holders in class XII from each Board, JEE(Advanced) top 500 rank holders, INSPIRE Fellows with Scholarship for Higher Education (SHE), IB graduates with grade points 42 and above, and DST Kishore Vaigyanik Protsahan Yojana (KVPY) Fellowship holders. Selected students are entitled to a 100% tuition and hostel fee waiver during the entire programme subject to their maintaining a minimum CGPA of 6.50.

Rural Student Scholarship: Applicable for students of exceptional caliber from rural and underprivileged background. The scheme offers 100% fee waiver.

Merit Cum Means Scholarship: Students scoring above 92% and above in class XII and belonging to families with annual income below Rs 8 lakh are eligible for this scholarship. The scheme offers up to 100% waiver admissions fee, tuition fee, hostel, mess and laundry charges.

Sports Scholarship: Awarded to top-100 rank holders in Badminton, Chess, Squash, Tennis and Table Tennis, as per their respective National sports federations. Students will be evaluated based on their previous performances and participation at International & National tournaments in respective sports/games along with SNU-SAT & APT. The students will also be required to give a physical fitness and sports test which will be conducted by Department of Physical Education and Sports

SAT India Scholarship: Shiv Nadar University has tied-up with College Board to identify top students basis their SAT score as per applicable criteria. Top-performing students with financial need will be eligible to receive a full scholarship co-funded by College Board and Shiv Nadar University.


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