SASTRA University started in 1984 in the form of Shanmugha College of Engineering, affiliated to the Bharathidasan University, Trichy. In 2001 it was renamed as Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy. It was the first institution to get the 'Deemed University status' in Tamil Nadu. Srinivasa Ramanujam Center at Kumbakonam is affiliated to it.
In 2011, software company Tata Consultancy Services set a world record of recruiting 1,500 students from SASTRA, the largest recruitment by any company in the world from a single campus.
As a University, SASTRA has been re-accredited with GRADE 'A' by National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), an autonomous body established by the University Grants Commission. Tata ConsuRead more