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Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh


Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh
Address:Admission Officer,
A-10-11, Sector-3
Greater Noida (District Greater Noida)
Uttar Pradesh, India
Pin Code : 201301

Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh is a University recognised by UGC. Status: AICTE Recommended for Visit in 2011-12. Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh was established on / in 2011.

Shiv Nadar University is situated in Greater Noida of Uttar Pradesh state (Province) in India. This data has been provided by www.punjabcolleges.com. Greater Noida comes under Gautam Budha Nagar (Greater Noida) Tehsil, Greater Noida District.

Contact Person(s) of the Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh is (are): Dr Madan Gopal, Director of the School of Engineering.

email ID(s) is Shiv Nadar University Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh

Website of Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh is http://www.snu.edu.in/.

Vice Chancellor : Nikhil Sinha (Founding VC).

Contact Details of Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh are : Application Ref No. 1-500888221
Dr Shubhashis Gangopadhyay, Director, School of Social Sciences & Humanities

Shiv Nadar Foundation: Bhaswati Chakravorty, Phone: +91 96500 60929


Shiv Nadar University, Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh runs course(s) in Engineering stream(s).
*Commenced classes with the School of Engineering and the School of Natural Sciences for the academic year 2011-12
*Announces the launch of School of Social Sciences & Humanities and the first Research Centre in Mathematics & Information Technology
*Announces appointment of Directors to the School of Engineering and the School of Social Sciences & Humanities

Profile of Shiv Nadar University

Shiv Nadar to Pump Rs 500 cr into varsity
Shiv Nadar Foundation today announced an investment of Rs 500 crore in its university coming up at Dadri in Greater Noida.

Shiv Nadar University is the first varsity established by the Foundation, which is run by HCL founder Shiv Nadar for philanthropic and educational activities. The varsity will start its academic session from 2011-12 with school of engineering, Foundation trustee T S R Subramanian said here. Apart from benefitting students directly, the varsity will contribute to the development of Uttar Pradesh by enhancing its position as an education hub, he added.

Founder Mr Shiv Nadar
Shiv Nadar has been the frontrunner, stalwart and visionary of the IT sector in India. His commitment to professional excellence and global quality, is a benchmark for corporates in the IT domain. As the Chairman of HCL Technologies Ltd., Shiv Nadar has played a pivotal role in the rise of India as a formidable power in IT and ITES. After the success of HCL, he has been deeply involved with the philanthropic activities of the Shiv Nadar Foundation (www.ShivNadarFoundation.org).

Education is the area especially close to Shiv Nadar's heart. He is involved in many endeavours aimed at creating excellence in education. His vision goes beyond the present. He is involved in the setting up of world-class centres of education, that will place India, amongst the best in the world. These institutions will not only provide quality education to the youth of India but will also usher in a new age of synthesis � where knowledge will not be limited to silos.

Profile of Vice Chancellor Mr Nikhil Sinha
Nikhil Sinha, a Senior Adviser to the Shiv Nadar Foundation and HCL Corporation, is a leading international expert on the information and communication technology industries and has extensive experience as an academician, corporate executive and consultant. Nikhil's professional career has spanned over 28 years during which he has held top-level positions at several organizations. Nikhil served as Associate Dean for Academic Affairs in the College of Communication at the University of Texas from 2002 to 2005 and as a faculty member at the University from 1991 to 1999. During his corporate career he has served as President and Co-CEO of Silverskills, a global provider of business process and technology outsourcing services, Executive Vice President of eFunds Corporation, a leading payment management company and President & CEO of iDLX Technology Partners, an IT development company. Most recently, he was a Venture Partner at Adams Capital Management, a venture capital firm focused on early stage investments in technology companies. Along with his partner, Dr. Richard Lariviere, Nikhil launched one of the first independent US consulting firms focused on helping international high tech companies make investments in India. Nikhil began his professional life in the Government of India's Ministry of Information & Broadcasting in 1983.

Nikhil serves on several corporate boards including those of HCL Infosystems, one of India's leading IT companies, Silverskills Pvt. Ltd., and SnapRetail Inc. Nikhil is a Director Emeritus of the US-India Business Council and a member of the Advisory Board of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a board member of the Heritage Society of Austin and Greenlights for Nonprofit Success, two leading Texas non-profit organizations. He is also part of the Strategic Advisory Board of the Dell Social Innovation Competition; a global event that aims to identify and recognize the most innovative social entrepreneurship business plans around the world. Nikhil Sinha holds M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Communication from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. English (Hons.) degree from St. Stephen's College, Delhi. He has published numerous articles and papers in scholarly journals and conferences and has received a number of research, publishing and academic grants and awards.

Message from the Nikhil Sinha, VC, Shiv Nadar University
Envisioned as one of India's research led, multidisciplinary universities, the Shiv Nadar University has been set up to build a landmark in higher education in India. The University is dedicated to the discovery, development, organization, preservation, dissemination, and application of knowledge in a wide range of fields with the purpose of expanding the scale and scope of human understanding and contributing to the betterment of the world. With the Shiv Nadar University we mark a shift by creating something absolutely afresh and more relevant to the global landscape. Its most significant differentiator will be the strong emphasis on research and learning that will cut across all schools to break the silos which will deepen the learning process. The idea is to actively engage faculty and students to constantly create knowledge rather than just disseminate it. Envisaged to become an enduring global center for learning and higher education, the Shiv Nadar University will be anchored in research, innovation and technology, supported by outstanding faculty, exceptional students and international academic partnerships. The University's mission is to develop students with the vision, knowledge, skills and attitude to shoulder global responsibility and ethical leadership of 21st Century and beyond.


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Shiv Nadar University launches Greater Noida campus

The Shiv Nadar Foundation on Wednesday announced the launch of Shiv Nadar University at Dadari in Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh. The university has started undergraduate courses in engineering and natural sciences from the session 2011-12.

The university will launch School of Social Sciences and Humanities for the academic session 2012-13 and will also annouce the launch of its first research centre in Mathematics and Information technology.

Speaking on the occasion, Shiv Nadar, Founder and Chairman-HCL, Shiv Nadar Foundation, said: World class educational institutions play a strategic role in contributing to knowledge and human capital needs of the country. Excellence in global education is driven by the research, cross-disciplinary learning and the ability to attract the best faculty and students. The university will have sharp focus on research and inter-disciplinary education.

Former President APJ Abdul Kalam was also present on the occasion

Shiv Nadar University introduces Internationally Competitive PhD scholarship program

New Delhi: The Shiv Nadar University today announced Indias richest PhD scholarship program for Doctoral students in Engineering, Natural Sciences and Humanities and Social Sciences. Under this program, PhD scholars would be entitled to scholarships between Rs 6 lakh to Rs 9.4 lakh for four years and Research Fellowship worth Rs 5.45 lakh per annum. The University also announced its scholarship program for undergraduate and masters courses aimed to help students meet a significant portion of the cost of their education.

Students who qualify for these scholarships will be required to meet academic and non-academic performance criteria throughout their program of study. The University has categorised various types of scholarships under each program:

Scholarships for Undergraduate Programs –Total value of scholarships per student under this category ranges from Rs. 2,00,000 to 11,60,000 over 4 years.

o Merit Scholarship: SNU follows a merit based admissions process and is committed to supporting and nurturing the brightest minds to transform them into lifelong learners and leaders. A merit scholarship will provide 100% tuition fee waiver for 4 years

o Merit cum needs: Deserving meritorious students would receive scholarships of upto 98% of tuition and other expenses. The scheme has been introduced to ensure that lack of financial resource is not a constraint for any deserving student to receive the best education.

o Special Scholarships: The scheme will support students of exceptional caliber from diverse backgrounds such as students from rural India and those who demonstrate leadership potential through achievements in Sports, Arts, Music etc. A special Rural Scholarship program called the Vamasundari Scholarship scheme is being introduced to support merit from rural India. The scheme offers 98% fee waiver to students

o Interest Waivers: Under this program, the University will bear the interest expenses on education loans up to a maximum of INR 4 lakhs for the first three years of a students program of study

Scholarships and Fellowships for Masters Programs
o Full Tuition and Fees Waiver Program: Outstanding scholastic achievers will receive scholarships which would cover all the academic tuition and hostel fees for two years of the program. In addition to scholarships, students would receive Post Graduate Fellowship of Rs 1.65 lakhs per annum.

o Tuition Fee and Special Fee Waiver: Students with high scholastic achievements will receive Tuition and Special Fee waivers which would cover the Tuition Fee and Special Fee for two years. In addition to scholarships, students would receive Post Graduate Fellowship of Rs 1.65 lakhs per annum.

Scholarship and Fellowships for PhD Programs: All students who are selected for the PhD programs at the Shiv Nadar University will be awarded a scholarship that covers their Tuition Fee and Special Fee expenses for the entire duration of their program of study. Doctoral students will also receive an internationally competitive Research Fellowship of INR 5.45 lakhs per annum for 4 years for working as a research or teaching associate of SNU faculty

Announcing the scholarships, Nikhil Sinha, Founding Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, Shiv Nadar University is committed to providing a dynamic, exciting, discovery-driven intellectual environment for exceptional students. Our unique research scholarship program is in line with our vision to create Indias premier research-led university. We have launched a wide range of scholarship programs keeping in mind that academic brilliance and merit should always be recognized and rewarded and no deserving student should be deprived of the best education due to lack of financial resources. We believe that a combination of interdisciplinary research, global pedagogy, world-class faculty and infrastructure and the right enabling environment would help us train students for leadership positions in academia, industry, government, research laboratories, and nonprofit organization, he added.

The University also announced the launch of the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. The School would commence with Undergraduate, Post Graduate and PhD programs in Economics and English. New courses in Physics, Chemistry and Life Sciences were announced for the School of Natural Sciences.

All programs will commence from August 2012. Students can apply for these scholarships during the time of admission which ends by June 15th 2012.

Shiv Nadar University takes the Indian Education System to New Heights with its Interdisciplinary Learning System

A stellar course design, powered by proven leaders, set at an optimum location promises excellence! Often referred to as one of India˙s foremost research led, interdisciplinary universities, Shiv Nadar University offers a full range of academic degree programs which include undergraduate, postgraduate and professional degrees across a number of disciplinary fields. The university has been proving its academic prowess in the educational industry through the School of Engineering, School of Natural Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, with plans to roll out other schools including the School of Business in the coming years.

The form of teaching adapted by this institution sets itself apart from the rest by constantly breaking new ground and often treading unchartered territory with its strong emphasis on interdisciplinary research. Thus, doing away with the orthodox and obsolete techniques of imparting education. The university takes pride in formulating a flexible common core of undergraduate courses. These courses are coupled with the ability to allow students to choose multiple electives for enhanced breadth of learning.

Shiv Nadar, Founder of HCL, Chairman of HCL Technologies and the Shiv Nadar Foundation, says, World class educational institutions play a strategic role in contributing to the knowledge and human capital needs of a country. Excellence in global education is driven by research; cross disciplinary learning and the ability to attract the best faculty and students. Indian higher education also needs to inculcate innovation-led interdisciplinary curricula to become globally relevant and find solutions to matters of national importance. The Shiv Nadar University has been envisioned to bring world-class pedagogy to India with a sharp focus on research and interdisciplinary education.

The Shiv Nadar Foundation also ensures its involvement in the Green Movement by making significant investments in building eco friendly as well as durable institutions of excellence. The Shiv Nadar University is located on a sprawling 286 acre campus located in the Greater Noida area. With over 80% of the campus consisting of landscaped area, the college grounds have been designed as a Green campus with energy efficient architecture, to establish an environmental benchmark in the education sector in India.

Taking into consideration the need for entrepreneurship education in India, the Shiv Nadar University has partnered with Babson College, the worlds best business school for entrepreneurship. These two esteemed institutions have joined hands to offer global leading programs in Entrepreneurship Education to India. Babsons MBA program has been ranked as the 1st with respect to entrepreneurship for 19 consecutive years by U.S. News and the World Report. The collaboration would leverage Babsons expertise in entrepreneurship education to develop India-focused leading entrepreneurial education and help take Indian enterprises to even greater heights.

Nikhil Sinha, Founding Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, talks about the predominance of entrepreneurship in managerial India- Indias distinct entrepreneurial nature is reflected in its family-run businesses and the new first generation enterprises. While individuals and business families in India have displayed sharp business acumen and have established global recognition, there is a need for structured and formal intervention through education to nurture and promote leadership in entrepreneurship. The collaboration would leverage Babsons expertise in entrepreneurship education to develop India-focused leading entrepreneurial education and help take Indian enterprises to even greater heights.

This partnership will also pave the way for the creation of the Center of Entrepreneurship at SNU. The Centre for Entrepreneurship will serve as a centre of excellence for entrepreneurship in India in entrepreneurship research, incubation programs, outreach programs and case studies, enhancing Indias quality of enlightened blue collar corporate leaders.

Additionally, the esteemed institution has introduced numerous scholarships in order to help students in pursuit of an outstanding education to finally attain their goals. The Shiv Nadar University has introduced scholarships for students who are meritorious in their academics, students who have a history of outstanding performance in other fields, making their states and countries proud and also students who are in search of an opportunity to receive a world class education but cannot afford it.

Shiv Nadar University has thus once again centered its principles around the need of efficiency and innovation in the educational industry, proving to be one of the leaders in the fields of engineering, management and entrepreneurship practices

Shiv Nadar University announces scholarships

CHENNAI: The Shiv Nadar University, the private university launched by the Shiv Nadar foundation in Uttar Pradesh last year, on Tuesday announced a slew of scholarships for its undergraduate, postgraduate and PhD courses.

Addressing press persons, founder-Vice Chancellor of the University, Nikhil Sinha, said the institution has widened its scope this year by introducing Masters and PhD courses.

In order to ensure that meritorious students who opt for the institutions were not denied the opportunity for financial reasons, he said a range of scholarship and financial assistance programmes that aims to cover at least 60 per cent of the students were being introduced this year.

He said the merit scholarship under the UG programmes, categorised under different heads, would range between `2 lakh and `11.6 lakh per student for four years. Outstanding achievers opting for the Masters programmes will be eligible for scholarships that would waive full tution and other fee amounts.

For those who miss out on the scholarships in the UG courses the University will bear the interest expenses on education loans up to a maximum of `4 lakh for the first three years of the programme, Nikhil said.

The first batch of the University had 270 students of which about 120 were from Chennai. The varsity is now looking to increase the intake to about 500 students given the fact that an array of new courses have been introduced.

Shiv Nadar University admissions

Delhi-based Shiv Nadar University is offering admissions to B.Tech and Bachelor of Science programmes for the academic year 2012-13.

We are also offering scholarships ranging from 25 per cent to 98 per cent of the total fees for various programmes, Mr M. Gopal, Director, School of Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, told here on Thursday. The last date for submission of applications for B.Tech and B.S. programmes is June 15. Besides undergraduate and post-graduate courses, scholarships will also be given to research scholars enrolled for Ph.D programmes.

Doctoral students at our university receive a research fellowship of Rs 5.45 lakh a year for four years for working as a research or teaching associate, Mr Gopal said.

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