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Shiv Nadar University, Chennai
TypePrivate
Established2018
ChancellorR. Srinivasan[1]
Vice-ChancellorSriman Kumar Bhattacharyya
Location
Kalavakkam, Thiruporur
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India
Websitewww.snuchennai.edu.in

Shiv Nadar University, Chennai (SNU Chennai) is a private university located on SH-49A in Kalavakkam village near Thiruporur, around 20 km south of Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India. It was launched in October 2020, the second university to be set up by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, following Shiv Nadar University, Dadri in Uttar Pradesh. It is the first private university to be legislated in Tamil Nadu in nine decades.[2] It shares the campus with Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering.

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Rajiv Gandhi Salai

Rajiv Gandhi Salai

State Highway 49A (SH-49A) also known as Rajiv Gandhi Salai and Rajiv Gandhi IT Expressway or just IT Expressway is a major road connecting Chennai, Tamil Nadu with Mahabalipuram in Chengalpattu district, Tamil Nadu. It is 45 km long and was earlier known as the Old Mahabalipuram Road (OMR). The road starts from Madhya Kailash Temple on Sardar Patel Road in South-East Chennai and terminates on East Coast Road near Mahabalipuram.

Thiruporur

Thiruporur

Thiruporur is a panchayat town in Chengalpattu district in the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The Thiruporur Kandaswamy temple is situated in the center of the town. There is a large temple tank in the vicinity of the temple. Thiruporur is located on Old Mahabalipuram Road and is flanked by Kelambakkam on one side and Alathur Pharmaceutical Industrial Estate on the other side, both of which are also on Old Mahabalipuram Road.

Chennai

Chennai

Chennai, formerly known as Madras, is the capital city of the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. The state's largest city in area and population as well, Chennai is located on the Coromandel Coast of the Bay of Bengal, and is the most prominent cultural, economic and educational centre of South India.

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu

Tamil Nadu is a state in southern India. It is the tenth largest Indian state by area and the sixth largest by population. Its capital and largest city is Chennai. Tamil Nadu is the home of the Tamil people, whose Tamil language—one of the longest surviving classical languages in the world—is widely spoken in the state and serves as its official language.

Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar University (SNU) is a private research university located on NH-91 near Dadri in Uttar Pradesh, India. SNU is regarded as Institution of Eminence by the University Grants Commission. It was founded in 2011 as part of a series of initiatives launched by the Shiv Nadar Foundation, a private philanthropic foundation founded by Shiv Nadar, the founder and chairman of HCL.

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh is a state in northern India. With over 200 million inhabitants, it is the most populated state in India as well as the most populous country subdivision in the world. It was established in 1950 after India had become a republic. It was a successor to the United Provinces (UP) during the period of the Dominion of India (1947–1950), which in turn was a successor to the United Provinces (UP) established in 1935, and eventually of the United Provinces of Agra and Oudh established in 1902 during the British Raj. The state is divided into 18 divisions and 75 districts, with the state capital being Lucknow, and Prayagraj serving as the judicial capital. On 9 November 2000, a new state, Uttaranchal, was created from Uttar Pradesh's western Himalayan hill region. The two major rivers of the state, the Ganges and its tributary Yamuna, meet at the Triveni Sangam in Prayagraj, a Hindu pilgrimage site. Other notable rivers are Gomti and Saryu. The forest cover in the state is 6.1 per cent of the state's geographical area. The cultivable area is 82 per cent of total geographical area and net area sown is 68.5 per cent of cultivable area.

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering

Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering (SSN), popularly known as SSN College of Engineering or simply SSN, is a private engineering college located in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. It is an autonomous college affiliated with Anna University founded by Shiv Nadar. The college is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standard by the National Board of Accreditation.

History

The university came up as a result of a memorandum signed between HCL Technologies and the Government of Tamil Nadu in 2015 to facilitate the creation of a private university[3] and another memorandum signed by HCL and Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu (ELCOT) in 2016.[4] The university was legislated through the Shiv Nadar University Act, 2018[5] which was passed in July 2018 together with the act legislating Sai University,[3] the first private universities to be legislated in Tamil Nadu in nine decades, since the legislation of Annamalai University.[2]

The university was launched in October 2020.[2] Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya was appointed the founding vice chancellor of the university in March 2021.[1]

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Government of Tamil Nadu

Government of Tamil Nadu

Government of Tamil Nadu is the governing authority for the Indian state of Tamil Nadu. It is seated at Fort St George, Chennai. The legislature of Tamil Nadu was bicameral until 1986, when it was replaced by a unicameral legislature, like most other states in India.

Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu

Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu

The Electronics Corporation of Tamil Nadu Limited (ELCOT) is an Indian, public sector undertaking, established on 21 March 1977. ELCOT functions to promote, establish and run State Public Sector Enterprises for Electronic items; manage, supervise, finance, advise, assist, aid or collaborate with any private and public associations, firms, companies, enterprises, undertakings, institutions, and schemes for the advancement and development of electronics and information technology. It is considered the back office for the Information Technology Department of the Government of Tamil Nadu, and functions to implement the Government's E-Governance initiative.

Annamalai University

Annamalai University

The Annamalai University is a public state university in Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, India. The 1,500-acre (6.1 km2) sprawling campus offers courses of higher education in arts, science, engineering, medical, management, humanities, agriculture, and physical education. The university also provides more than 500 courses through distance education. With over 32,480 students residing on campus, it is one of the largest unitary, teaching, and residential universities in Asia, and is among the most reputed and ranked universities in India including the rankings from NIRF, QS World University Rankings, Times University Rankings, CWTS Leiden Ranking, India Today Magazine.

Source: "Shiv Nadar University, Chennai", Wikipedia, Wikimedia Foundation, (2022, November 25th), https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Shiv_Nadar_University,_Chennai.

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References
  1. ^ a b "Sriman Kumar Bhattacharyya appointed V-C of Shiv Nadar University, Chennai". The Hindu. 5 March 2021. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  2. ^ a b c "Shiv Nadar University, Chennai launched; admissions open in April 2021". Business Line. 29 October 2020. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  3. ^ a b "TN adopts Bills for setting up Shiv Nadar, Sai varsities". Business Standard India. 5 July 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  4. ^ Sujatha, R. (6 July 2018). "New universities to come up on outskirts". The Hindu. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
  5. ^ "Shiv Nadar University Act, 2018". Government of Tamil Nadu. 16 July 2018. Retrieved 21 March 2021.
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