Sathyabama University is a Private University in Tamil Nadu, India, founded in 1987. It was formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College and is pioneered by Jeppiaar Educational Trust. The college is headed by Jeppiaar, a former politician under the late M.G.Ramachandran. The college is reputed for its student placements,discipline and good facilities. It is a Christian Minority Institution.
The Ministry of Human Resources Development declared the college as a Deemed University under section (3) of the UGC Act, on 16 July 2001. This was a defining moment for the university.
The University has a record 334 Tie Ups with various companies in Tamil Nadu including DRDO for conducting various forms of research. Many students who passed out from this University are in respectable positions in companies in India & Abroad.
The college, is Accredited by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council, an autonomous body under the University Grants Commission, New Delhi with B++ Grade (80-85%).
The number of students placed has increased dramatically over the years.
The college has a decent reputation with respect to its placements. Every year, the college manages to get about 40% of its students placed in various companies,with an average salary package of around 2.5 lacs p.a though the students can sit only in one company and they can not skip the companies, if they do they are not allowed to sit for other companies.
Scholarships are grant-in-aid to a student who wants to pursue education at Sathyabama University, Chennai