Freshmen Application

Education at Shiv Nadar University is academically intense and a rewarding experience. You become a part of the institution that aims to become a leading international institution of excellence and scholarship.

The admission process at Shiv Nadar University is very thorough so it is important that you carefully complete all steps of the process. The University selects candidates based on Class XII or JEE (Main) 2017 scores followed by Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test (SNUSAT)  and Academic Proficiency Test (APT) and a close review of candidate’s application form. Please read through the following tabs to understand the important aspects of the application process of 2017-18.

Browse through the University’s undergraduate courses to find out a course of your interest. All programs are structured based on University’s unique undergraduate curriculum which enables students to choose multiple electives across disciplines and give them the freedom to plan and evolve their unique academic pathway.

Shiv Nadar University’s eligibility criteria* is developed to shortlist students with Academic proficiency and knowledge of the core subject which serves as the foundation for each program. To provide fair and equal opportunity to every aspirant, the University normalizes the scores obtained in Class XII to even out the inconsistencies that exist between various Boards of Examinations. Check out the eligibility criteria page based on your examination Board and Class XII scores. You can also apply using JEE (Main) - 2017 score (For B.Tech. Programs only).

While students are admitted to specific programs, the University offers the flexibility to transfer to any program/school in the University after completion of one year in the applied program.

*Fulfilling the eligibility criteria is only the first step and does not entitle a candidate to admission. The candidate needs to complete all the stages successfully to be offered admission to Shiv Nadar University.

To acknowledge high potential academic achievers, the University offers generous scholarships & aid to all the students enrolled in undergraduate programs at the University covering part/full expenses for the entire duration of the program. To know more on the type and category of scholarship you are eligible for as well as the fee for your program, please visit this page.

Check the application deadline on the Admissions Calendar. Plan your time to submit your application and block dates for SNUSAT and APT well in advance. You may pay the application fee using a debit/credit card or a Demand Draft (DD).  In the case of a DD, please make sure it reaches the designated address before the deadline.

Shiv Nadar University does not accept paper applications for admissions. You will be required to start your application by creating an account.  Double-check that you have chosen the right program/s and uploaded all the correct and required documents. The online application is designed to enable you to submit all supporting documents in one form. Once you pay the application fee and submit you will be allowed to choose your dates for SNUSAT + APT.

Check out what we look for to know more on what is expected from your application. To tell us more about yourself as the prospective student please complete your application form with relevant details about yourself in your statement of purpose, the extra-curricular activities and how you can contribute to the University as a student. Please know that your essay will play an important role in your final selection so we urge you to write your essays earnestly and honestly.

Upon payment of application fee, you will be allowed to block your dates to appear for SNUSAT (Shiv Nadar University Scholastic Aptitude Test) & APT (Academic Proficiency Test), a combined three-hour test that is administered in more than 100 Pearson VUE test centers across India.  SNUSAT and APT will be available as per the details mentioned in this page.

SNUSAT is a measure of proficiency in language, ability to apply mind to simple problems, data interpretation, logical and abstract reasoning while APT measures subject knowledge required for specific programs. Check your APT code based on your selected program.

Within 48 hours of you submitting the application, you will receive an automatic confirmation email that will provide you SNUSAT & APT exams details. Please note that the initial review and eligibility criteria are processed automatically. The final evaluation will be decided based on the SNUSAT & APT scores along with the application form.

The final list of selected candidates will be published on the University website. The candidates who are offered admission will receive an email along with the details on the further process.

For any query with regard to undergraduate admissions, please write to For details on the application and admission process please refer to link.