Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (SIST) was founded in 1987 by Col. Dr. Jeppiaar as a minority private institution in Sholinganallur, OMR, Kancheepuram near Chennai in a sprawling area of 400 acres in a serene green atmosphere. It was categorized as an ‘A’ Grade university by the Ministry of Human Resources Development in 2012. It is a deemed-to-be university recognized by the UGC and whose all courses are approved by the AICTE.
In this analysis, we are going to check out all the details about the institute’s students’ stats, faculty, courses offered, graduation outcomes & placements, median salary & top recruiters, infrastructures, and fee structures. All the details are authentic since we got these from the National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) where SIST gave its reports.
Students Intake at SIST Chennai
SIST gave admission to a huge number of 2700 students each in 2021, 2020, and 2019 at UG courses, respectively; and it admitted a considerable number of 186 students in 2021 and 276 students in 2020 at PG courses.
SIST Chennai Annual Expenditures
In the year 2021, SIST spent Rs. 66.22 crores as a capital expenditure, of which 10.37% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a significant 52.87% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, a modest 7.84% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining a considerable 28.92% of its fund spent on the creation of capital assets and other expenditures. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 55.47 crores, and in 2019, it was around Rs. 40.28 crores. The spending as capital expenditure has increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
SIST Chennai Research Details
As SIST has a good faculty and good infrastructure, it filed 18 patent applications in 2021 and got 63 patents, filed 14 and got 64 patents in 2020, and it filed 25 and got 5 patents in 2019.
SIST has many distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, so, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 18.2 crores through the 131 sponsored research projects from 62 companies in the year 2021. In 2020 and 2019, it received Rs. 16.84 and Rs. 15.65 crores through 120 and 112 sponsored research projects from 56 and 51 companies, respectively.
SIST received Rs. 2.7 crores through 85 consultancy projects from 49 companies in 2021, and it received Rs. 2.53 and Rs. 2.11 crores through 79 and 72 consultancy projects from 44 and 42 companies in 2020 and 2019, respectively.
SIST Chennai Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At SIST, a huge number of 3205 students got admission to UG degree courses and a massive 90.7% of them graduated, of whom 27.97% got placements at top companies and 322 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a whopping 90.41% of students graduated, of whom 33.27% got placements and 308 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a massive 92.99% students were awarded graduations, of whom 36.6% got placements and 384 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
PhD Research Programmes
In the Ph.D. research program, a massive number of 1032 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom a significant number of 134 students graduated in 2021, 112 students graduated in 2020, and 85 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG graduation: Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.3 LPA in 2020 and again Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of PG graduation: Rs. 4.5 LPA in 2021, Rs. 4 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 5.15 LPA in 2019.
The top recruiters of this institution are Amazon, Cognizant, Wipro, Capgemini, Accenture, Deloitte, Cogitate, HCL, Hexaware, Hitachi, BNP, Samsung, HP, ICICI, OPPO, Siemens, and many more.
Students Diversity at SIST Chennai
There are 9314 students currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 67.08% are boys and an impressive percentile of 32.92% are girls; 1342 students are from within the state, a significant number of 7887 students are from outside of the state, and 85 students are from foreign countries.
Facilities on SIST Chennai Campus
SIST has a lot of facilities that students can use. Many facilities such as auditorium, conference hall, closed interview panel rooms, placement office, training hall, lifts/ramps are available.
Annual Festivals at SIST Chennai
Technosummit is the annual technical festival that is being organized to bring out the talent of the students in science & technology and engineering.
Legend is the short film fest, besides this, quizzes are also being conducted.
Besides technical and short film fest, the cultural fest is also being organized in February where many film fraternities are felicitated and prizes are awarded to the winners of the contestants.
SIST is near Chennai, the metropolitan and the capital city of Tamilnadu where the transport system has been maintained well for over a century. For train travelers, Puratchi Thalaivar Dr. M. G. Ramachandran Central Railway Station is available, which is around 28 km away from this institution and for air travelers, Chennai International Airport is available which is around 25.7 km away from this institution, so students from any part of India and the world can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at SIST Chennai
For UG courses at SIST: Students who passed or appeared for the +2 exam can take and should clear Sathyabama Engineering Entrance Examination (SAEEE) to get admission into this institution.
For PG courses: Students who passed bachelor’s degrees or appeared for the final exam can take and should clear GATE/SAEEE to get admission.
Fee Structure at SIST Chennai
Students need to pay Rs. 9.8 lakhs as fees for UG courses at SIST, however, the saving grace is they can get a decent salary of Rs. 3.8 LPA at top companies, so they get back this amount within three years.
SIST Chennai Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning and Resources: SIST has a good faculty and better infrastructure for doing innovative research. Therefore, it scored 59.83%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: SIST has students from every section and every part of India as well as the world, moreover, it gave a considerable number of seats to girls students and a significant number of students from other states, therefore it scored 63.17%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: SIST has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes are good, however, placements at top companies are not impressive, moreover, it is a private and minority institution that is more inclined to a particular section of the society, so it scored 9.87%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.