Sai University is a new private university, statutorily established by the Tamil Nadu State Legislature vide the Sai University Act, 2018 (Act No. 42 of 2018) and as per section 2(f) of University Grants Commission (UGC) Act, New Delhi, to promote, conceptualize and bring about a paradigm shift through development of outstanding leadership, research, knowledge and ideas for education and allied development sectors.
Our main campus is located at a 106-acre site at Paiyanur in Old Mahabalipuram Road, Chennai. Our modern and friendly campus was built with the importance of making our students and visitors feel at home. With student and university residences and a guest house, our main campus will soon be a landmark where comfort meets creativity. Technology is an integral part of SaiU's mission and our campus will encompass all aspects of technology that will provide a seamless learning and living experience for our students and faculty. The campus was designed with a balance between modern aesthetics and cultural heritage. It will be a net-zero campus that conserves natural resources.
Recognized by University Grants Commission (UGC) & Approved by AICTE.
Sai University Chennai of courses is offered at various levels like Undergraduate Degree (i.e B.Tech, BA, B.sc, etc.), Law Degree (i.e. BA-LLB, etc.), and Ph.D. and many more. You can also find a brief overview of the different courses offered by the university across various disciplines with their specializations on the Course page.
SaiU believes in giving students the space for holistic growth and development. We understand the important place sport has in a student's life and we have plenty of clubs and activities that will not only encourage students to play sports but also excel in them. For example, students from the first cohort of the law school Daksha scholarship were taken on a surfing adventure at Kovalam beach. They were encouraged to try their hand at kayaking, surfing, and riding the waves of this pristine beach. The students have received basic training in water sports activities and what better place than Chennai to test the waters, literally! The SaiU campus is equipped with world-class sports facilities. From basketball courts to badminton courts, the campus is a one-stop destination for all students
It guarantees a lifetime of returns, but your college education is a significant investment of money and time. SaiU merit-based scholarships and need-based financial assistance will help make your college education accessible and affordable. Our admission team can guide you through the financial solutions available and help you pick the one that suits your educational and economic needs. We are committed to making sure that the deserving applicants are financially supported in their goals to enter Sai University and complete the academic program of their dreams.
Admission to the university will be through class 12 marks or the score from competitive exams such as SAT or the Pearson’s test the students may have taken on their own. There will be a faculty interaction session and group discussion (GD) from next year. The GD has been shelved this year considering the COVID-19 pandemic.
Mr. Ramani said he conceived of the university when he found that no education institute figured among the top 200 global institutions. He approached the State government in January 2018 to set up the university, and in July that year, the government introduced a Private Universities Act. Tamil Nadu, in the past, had only one private university