Our Academic Approach

The academic approach of Shiv Nadar University Chennai is inspired by the heritage of the region. This rich tradition combines academic rigour with intellectual ambition and is designed to maximise the potential of the human mind. This approach is inherently flexible, evolving to adapt to circumstance. Every program at Shiv Nadar University Chennai integrates eternal truths with the needs of the modern world.


Each program at Shiv Nadar University Chennai is designed to keep students ahead of the challenges of tomorrow, in academia and in industry.

B.Tech AI & Data Science

The program will inculcate strong mathematical foundations in basic as well as advanced probability and statistics, rigorous practical skills in multiple programming language environments such as Python and Java, state-of-the-art Machine Learning(ML) and Deep Learning(DL) frameworks, extensive knowledge in Artificial Intelligence, image, video, text and speech analysis using ML/DL and Big Data Analytics using distributed technologies. AI is increasingly being deployed in several business domains to increase profits or reduce costs, creating a tremendous job market for engineers well-trained in AI, ML and Data Science.

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B.Tech CSE (IoT)

The program equips the students with a strong theoretical foundation, systematic professional knowledge, and powerful practical skills in a range of fields of computing science, internet of things, security, web-technologies, communications protocols, data management and application of intelligent algorithms. The course will include the development of IoT products and services alongside the devices for sensing, actuating, processing, and intercommunication. The prime focus of the course will be on the application of IoT in various sectors like Industry, Energy, Retail, Healthcare, Automation, Robotic Things, Green infrastructure, and the like.

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Bachelor of Commerce (Professional Accounting)

This program focuses on providing graduates with specialized skill sets and professional competency in areas of accounting and finance. The program is benchmarked to the CA syllabus (both intermediate and final examinations) of ICAI while fulfilling the requirements of UGC. The candidates will be well prepared to appear for the Foundation examination of ICAI after the first semester and for the Intermediate exam of ICAI after the third semester.

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Bachelor of Commerce

The program structure has been modelled on those offered by the best global Universities. The student will be offered three tracks of specialization for in-depth knowledge. Currently, the tracks planned are Management Track, Finance Track and Analytics Track. Teaching methods will include lectures, case studies, group and individual projects and simulations. The faculty will be drawn from Commerce, Economics, Mathematics and Computer Science departments. In addition, experts from the industry will also be used for specialization courses.

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Bachelor of Management Studies

BMS Program at SNU Chennai gives an opportunity to students to pursue their interest in the specific area of management that they have a flair for. It will provide its selected cohort of students with a strong foundation of specialized knowledge, experiential learning and opportunities of industry exposure.

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Dr. Nagarajan

Professor and Head, Department of Computer Science

Dr. Gurusamy

Professor and Head, Department of Commerce