Sai University offers scholarships to meritorious students

  • The University will be offering scholarship from 25% up to full tuition fee waiver 
  • Admissions are open for UG Programs from the School of Arts and Sciences & School of Computing and Data Science and PG Program from the School of Law

Chennai, 19 July 2021: Sai University (SaiU), India’s first private global university in Chennai, is offering scholarships to meritorious students. The scholarship program aims to identify and help outstanding meritorious students who might not be able to afford the full tuition fee at SaiU.

The University will be offering scholarship from 25% up to full tuition fee waiver based on the merit of the student. 

SaiU has three schools- School of Arts & Sciences, School of Computing & Data Science, and School of Law, all of which offer innovative and progressive courses for the leaders of tomorrow.

The School of Arts & Sciences offers interdisciplinary degrees in humanities, social sciences, sciences, arts, and global issues. The School of Computing and Data Science offers in-depth courses in the theoretical and practical aspects of artificial intelligence, machine learning, and robotics. The School of Law, with its hybrid model of teaching, offers fresh perspective on technology law, regulatory laws and policy and governance aspects.

Sharing his thoughts, Mr. K. V. Ramani, Founder and Chancellor of Sai University, said, “At SaiU, we passionately believe that no meritorious student should be denied world class education based on economic constraints. Through SaiU’s generous scholarship program, we hope to encourage, enrich and nurture excellence of befitting students in their academic pursuits. Therefore, students who are unable to pay the full tuition fees will be eligible for this coveted scholarship. Upon receiving the application of an eligible student, our team will guide them through the scholarship process.” 

Sharing his thoughts, Professor Dr. Jamshed Bharucha, Founding Vice Chancellor, Sai University, said, “SaiU is designed to grow into a vibrant interdisciplinary community of learning and research. We seek students who are intellectually curious and who want to participate, create, communicate, imagine, experiment, discover and innovate – under the mentorship of outstanding professors. We want students to be inspired — and to inspire others — to do things they have never done before. With our scholarship scheme, we want to help and enable deserving students in their pursuit of knowledge.” 

Admissions are open for SaiU’s UG Programs at School of Arts & Sciences, School of Computing & Data Science, and for two PG programs at the School of Law.  



School of Arts & Sciences: BA/BSc 

School of Computing & Data Science: BTech


School of Law: LLM, Daksha Fellowship 

SaiU accepts test scores of SAT/ACT/Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam or JEE Main for UG admissions. For the LLM program, SaiU accepts the All India Admission Test conducted by the University; it may also consider the results of LLM common admission test held by any agency as per UGC norms. 

Sai University creates an environment which enables students to learn and grow. By breaking free of the conventional pattern of fixed course structures, SaiU places flexible learning at the core of its academic philosophy. Sai University’s flagship undergraduate programs offer a unique interdisciplinary ‘design your own major’ option, within Arts & Sciences, and Computing & Data Science. It will allow students to design a personalized course plan according to their interests. This is reflective of Sai University’s student-centric approach, which meets the needs, aspirations, and interests of each student.

About Sai University:

Sai University, Chennai, aims to integrate the three fundamental pillars of education – learning, research and societal impact. The 104-acre campus has been designed maintaining a balance between modern aesthetic and cultural heritage and is being constructed to be a net zero campus preserving natural resources. Sai University is founded and promoted by Mr. K. V. Ramani, a successful Chennai-based telecom software entrepreneur and the founding trustee of the Shirdi Sai Trust, and is promoted by Sai Education, Medical, Research and Charitable Trust, which he founded. Sai University is committed to the highest universal standards of excellence, accomplishment, and integrity.

The board comprises of luminaries — Padma Bhushan, Padma Vibhushan and Padma Shri recipients from across sectors and industries. Sai University is guided by visionaries including: Mr. N.R. Narayana Murthy, Founder and Chairman Emeritus, Infosys; Justice M. N. Venkatachaliah, Former Chief Justice of India, Mr. Ashank Desai, Chairman Emeritus, Mastek; Mr. Mohandas Pai, Chairman, Manipal Education Trust; Dr. Pramath Sinha, Founder & Chairman, Harappa Education; Dr. Anil Kakodkar, Former Chairman of Atomic Energy Commission; Mr. Sriram Panchu, Senior Advocate, Madras High Court and Mediator; Ms. Suneeta Reddy, Managing Director, Apollo Hospitals Group; Dr. K. Kasturirangan, Former Chairman, ISRO; Mr. Sriram Balasubramanyam, Former Managing Director of State Bank of India; Dr. K.P. Krishnan, IAS, Former Secretary to Govt. of India; Ms. Savita Mahajan, Former Deputy Dean of ISB;  Mr. Santhanaraman FCA, among others.