Sharda University is one of the Sharda Group of Institutions established in 2009 in Greater Noida Uttar Pradesh as a private institution with world-class infrastructure in a spacious area of 63 acres in a serene green atmosphere to serve society by being an internationally recognized university through excellence in education, research and innovations. It is a UGC-approved university dedicated to the upliftment of downtrodden people. It is accredited by the NAAC and has a tie-up with 270 foreign universities under semester exchange and free tuition fees programs to provide global exposure and limitless opportunity.
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 Sharda University gave its reports.
Students Intake at Sharda University
Sharda University admitted a considerable number of 550 students in 2021, 740 students in 2020, and 750 students in 2019 at UG programs, admitted a modest number of 17 students in 2021, 20 students in 2020, and 15 students in 2019 at dual degree programs, and admitted a large number of 126 students in 2021 and 205 students in 2020 at PG programs.
Sharda University has 188 distinguished professors at its faculty and the faculty-to-student ratio is 1:13, that is, one professor is available for every 13 students.
Sharda University Annual Expenditures
Sharda University spent Rs. 4.33 crores as capital expenditure in 2021, of which 8.12% spent on procuring books, journals, and e-resources for the library, a decent 37.13% spent on buying new equipment and software for quality research, merely 0.57% spent on engineering workshops, and the remaining 54.18% spent on the creation of capital assets. In 2020, the capital expenditure was Rs. 25.49 lakhs and it was around Rs. 1.23 crores in 2019. The spending as the capital expenditure has been increased in 2021 when compared to the last two years.
Sharda University spent over Rs. 32.37 crores in 2021 as operational expenditure, of which a significant 60.91% spent on paying salaries to professors and supporting staff, a decent 38.2% spent on maintaining academic infrastructure, and the remaining barely 0.89% spent on Seminars/Workshops/Conferences. Spending as operational expenditures were Rs. 25.98 crores in 2020 and Rs. 22.64 crores in 2019.
Sharda University Research Details
As Sharda University has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, many big companies are willing to sponsor this institution, and therefore, it received Rs. 69.22, Rs. 62.24 and Rs. 34.91 lakhs through 6, 3, and 1 sponsored research projects from 3, 1, and 1 companies in 2021, 2020, and 2019, respectively.
As Sharda University has some distinguished professors and research scholars at its faculty, big companies are willing to get a consultation at this institution for their projects, and therefore, it received Rs. 3.32 lakhs through 3 consultancy projects from the same number of 3 companies in 2020, however, it didn’t work on any consultancy projects in 2021 and 2019, respectively.
Sharda University Graduations & Placements
UG Graduations & Placements
At Sharda University in UG programs, a significant number of 677 students got admission to UG degree courses and 64.84% of them graduated, of whom 83.33% got placements at top companies, and 55 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a decent 57.14% of students graduated, of whom 91.45% got placements and 36 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a considerable 68.45% of students graduated, of whom 72.58% got placements and 40 were selected for higher studies in 2019.
PG Graduations & Placements
At Sharda University in PG programs, a significant 74.76% of students graduated, of whom 77.27% got placements at top companies, and 11 were selected for higher studies in 2021; a massive 94.49% of the students graduated, of whom merely 12.71% got placements, and 2 were selected for higher studies in 2020; and a huge 96.4% of students graduated, of whom 46.6% got placement and 4 were selected for higher studies 2019.
Dual Degree Graduations & Placements
At Sharda University in dual degree programs, a significant 72.73% of students graduated, of whom 62.5% got placements at top companies, nevertheless, none was selected for higher studies in 2021; a modest 40% of the students graduated, however, neither got placements nor were selected for higher studies in 2020; and in 2019, no one was admitted to dual degree programs.
Ph.D. Research Programme
In the Ph.D. research program, a decent number of 63 students have been pursuing research studies till 2021, of whom 7 students each graduated in 2021 and also in 2020 and 8 students graduated in 2019.
Median Salary & Top Recruiters
Median Salary of UG Graduates: Rs. 3.8 LPA in 2021, Rs. 3.5 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 3 LPA in 2019 at top companies.
Median Salary of Dual Degree Graduates: Rs. 4.66 LPA in 2021.
Median Salary of PG Graduates: Rs. 4 LPA in 2021, Rs. 2.8 LPA in 2020, and Rs. 4 LPA in 2019, respectively.
The top recruiters of Sharda University are Adobe, Reliance Jio, HP, HCL Technologies, Barclays, Decathlon, India Today, American Express, Fortis Hospital, Wipro, Canon, Zee News, etc., who are looking for freshers at this university for their companies.
Students Diversity at Sharda University
At Sharda University, a significant number of 2467 students are currently pursuing their degrees, of whom 80.3% are boys and 19.7% are girls, 713 students are from within the state, a significant number of 1333 students are from other states, and the remaining considerable number of 421 students are from foreign countries.
Facilities on Sharda University Campus
Sharda University has a lot of facilities that are available for students. It has hostels, hospitals, labs, libraries, cafeterias, a sports complex, IT infrastructure, a wi-fi campus, an auditorium, alumni associations, lifts/ramps, etc., that are available for students to utilize.
Campus Festivals at Sharda University
Sharda University celebrates CHORUS as the annual cultural festival where a spectrum of colorful cultural and fun events in music, arts, dance, theatrics, and many fun activities that accounts of over 30 events representing all the culture of the societies are organized. This is one of the mega festivals in North India where the footfall of over 30000 steps in on the campus. It gives the refreshment after long studies in the classrooms and also gives a platform to showcase their internal talents in arts besides winning prizes for the best performer of the events. Furthermore, Sharda University celebrates AUTUMN Fest for two days to welcome the autumn season where a gamut of events in music, vocal groups, dance, painting, etc., are organized to make students enthralled with nature and it represents diverse and traditional values, and prizes are awarded for winners.
CONTRIVANCE is the annual technical fest celebrated for two days where a barrage of technical events amount to over 35 and over 18000 students from over 16 colleges and universities in India participate. At this festival, many innovative projects are displayed and students, industrialists, faculty members, and researchers come together to ideate, innovate and implement the innovative technologies. Many brainstorming events such as coding, gaming, tech quizzing, tech model creation, and creation of live demos are organized to induce the interest of the students and give some food for their thoughts.
As Sharda University is in Greater Noida, the software and industrial city of Uttar Pradesh, and one of the important cities in India situated near New Delhi, therefore it can access all the transport infrastructure that New Delhi has like a metro rail facility, major railway stations, and an international airport. Both New Delhi Railway Station which is at a distance of 45 km away and Indira Gandhi International Airport which is around 50.7 km away from the institution are available to reach the institution, therefore students from anywhere can commute to this institution easily.
How to Get Admission at Sharda University
For UG Course: Candidates who passed the +2 exam or any other exam equivalent thereto with 60% marks in the matriculation and aggregate 70% marks in the +2 with 60% marks in PCM Chemistry/PCB Biotechnology without a gab between 10th and +2 and with a minimum of 50% marks in Mathematics need to take and clear the Sharda University Admission Test (SUAT) and personal interview to get admission to the UG courses. However, candidates with a JEE rank up to 3 lakhs or who cleared UPSEE are also admitted to the UG course without taking SUAT and personal interviews.
For PG Course: Candidates who passed the degree course in the respective stream with 60% marks need to take and clear NET/GATE to get admission to the PG courses.
Fee Structure at Sharda University
The student needs to pay approximately Rs. 7.94 lakhs as total fees for the UG course at Sharda University, 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 in two years.
Sharda University Scores by NIRF
Teaching, Learning, and Resources: Sharda University has a good faculty and good infrastructure for innovative research, therefore it scored 52.08%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Research and Professional Practice: Sharda University has some distinguished professors and research scholars, however, it lacks in research and professional practice. Therefore it scored 10.44%, which accounts to 30% of overall NIRF scores.
Graduate Outcome: As Sharda University has a conducive atmosphere for study, a decent number of students have graduated at the minimum stipulated time and have got placements at top companies at the campus interview. Therefore it scores 41.15%, which accounts to 20% of overall NIRF scores.
Outreach and Inclusivity: Sharda University has students from every section and every part of India and the world, and has admitted a significant number of students from other states, and a considerable number of foreign students. Therefore it scored 54.55%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.
Perception: Sharda University has a good faculty, good infrastructures, and a conducive atmosphere, and its graduation outcomes and placements at top companies are decent, however, it has not yet got much popularity like first-generation IITs and NITs. Therefore it scored 12.15%, which accounts to 10% of overall NIRF scores.