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Shiv Nadar University launches Centre for Global Communication Research

Shiv Nadar University has announced the launch of its School of Communication as well as a collaboration with the Annenberg School for Communication, University of Pennsylvania. It will offer undergraduate, graduate and research programs in India.

The partnership will foster curriculum Рdevelopment and also help with faculty recruitment and training. The partners set up a joint Center for Global Communication Research at SNU on 25th September, 2012.

The partnership also established both faculty and student exchange programs whereby students and faculty from both institutions will have the option to spend up to two semesters at the ASC campus in Pennsylvania or at the SNU campus at Greater Noida.

Faculty from both schools and across disciplines at both universities will be affiliated to the Center whose objective is to undertake research on critical issues in global communication.

The Center will hold conferences and seminars and publish research reports as part of its mission to disseminate the findings of the research conducted at the Center.

Announcing the partnership, Nikhil Sinha, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University said, “The growth of communication and media in India has been exponential and India increasingly requires globally relevant research – led programs in communication.”

Academic programs will commence in August 2013. Students completing the programs successfully will obtain a degree issued by Shiv Nadar University.

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Shiv Nadar University Scholarship

Arange of scholarships are on offer at the Master’s ( MTech, MS and MA ) and PhD level in engineering, natural sciences, humanities and social sciences. Scholarships for the Master’s programmes include a full-tuition and fee-waiver as well as a tuition fee and special fee waiver.

The full-tuition and fee-waivers are merit-based scholarships that will cover a student’s full academic tuition fees and hostel fees for two years. However, it does not cover the admission fee or the refundable security deposit.

The scholarships will be launched on May 2, Wednesday, by The Shiv Nadar University ( SNU ). Nikhil Sinha, VC, Shiv Nadar University says, “In order to be eligible for these scholarships, candidates need to have a minimum of a first-class in their respective UG programmes. Along with this, candidates are also required to submit the evidence of their research work, academic performance , research publications and letters of references.”

Total value of the scholarships over two years, for the MTech programmes amounts to Rs 6,70,000 and for MS and MA programmes, ₹¬† 5,00,000. Additionally, students would be required to pay mess/ food charges.

Tuition fee and special fee waiver is another scholarship on offer at the Master’s level. Students with high scholastic achievements will be awarded with these scholarships , which would cover the tuition fee and special fee for two years. Total value of scholarship over two years for MTech programmes amounts to ₹ 4,70,000 and ₹ 3,00,000 for MS and MA programs.

Research Quotient :

For PhD, the total scholarship amount, over four years, in engineering programmes amounts to ₹ 9,40,000. For natural sciences programmes, it is ₹ 6,00,000 and for humanities and social sciences programmes, the scholarship offered would be ₹ 6,00,000.

Apart from these, the university will also offer fellowships to students applying for Master’s and PhD programmes. Master’s students will receive a postgraduate fellowship of ₹ 1.65 lakh per-annum for two years for working as a research or teaching assistant to an SNU faculty. Doctoral students will receive an internationally competitive research fellowship of ₹ 5.45 lakh per-annum for four years for working as a research or teaching associate of the SNU faculty.

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Shiv Nadar University opens M.Tech & PhD Admission 2012

School of Engineering, Shiv Nadar University, Noida invites application form for admission in to Master of Technology ( M.Tech ) and Doctor of Philosophy ( Ph.D ) programme commencing in the session 2012 – 13.

The Programs are offered in :

M.Tech in :

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering.

Ph.D in :

  • Computer Science Engineering
  • Electronics and Communication Engineering
  • Civil Engineering
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering

Eligibility :

For M.Tech :

Candidates should have a Bachelor’s Degree in engineering discipline form a recognized university.

For Ph.D :

Candidates should have an M.Tech / B.Tech / MCA / M.Sc / M.Sc or equivalent degree from any recognized university.

How to Apply :

  • Application form can be downloaded from the official website of
  • The filled application form along with DD of ₹ 1000 / – in favor of Shiv Nadar University, payable at Delhi should be submitted to the below address.

Important Date :

Last date for the submission of online application form is 15th May, 2012.

Contact Details :

Shiv Nadar University,
Admission Office,
A-5, Sector 24, Noida – 201301,
Uttar Pradesh,
Phone : 1800 – 102 – 1768

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Shiv Nadar University & Babson College to enter Strategic Partnership

Greater Noida based Shiv Nadar University founded by Shiv Nadar Foundation has said it will enter into a strategic partnership with US – based prestigious Babson College, a 90 – year old world-class institution which is among the pioneers of Entrepreneurship and Management Education.

Shiv Nadar, Founder & Chairman – HCL, Shiv Nadar Foundation will announce and elaborate on the strategic ties along with Mr. Leonard A. Schlesinger, President, Babson College and Mr. Nikhil Sinha, Vice Chancellor, Shiv Nadar University, at a press conference on Tuesday, 20th March, 2012 in New Delhi.

Shahid Ansari, Dean & Provost, Babson College will also share his views on the partnership between two academic institutions.

Babson College is renowned for its academic excellence in different disciplines including its MBA program that is consistently ranked best in entrepreneurship amongst US B – schools.

With a 286 acre campus, Shiv Nadar University ( SNU ) was founded in the year 2011 at Dadri, Greater Noida in the National Capital Region, and offers a range of academic degree programs including undergraduate, post – graduate and professional degrees across multiple disciplines.

Though the University presently runs School of Engineering and the School of Natural Sciences only for the academic year 2011 – 12, it had announced several other programmes including different management programmes in its proposed B – school.

Shiv Nadar had said that the University was envisioned to bring world – class pedagogy to India with a sharp focus on research and inter – disciplinary education.

“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. The Shiv Nadar University has been envisioned to bring world – class pedagogy to India with a sharp focus on research and inter – disciplinary education,” he had said during the inaugural ceremony of the university.

The University had commenced with the School of Engineering and the School of Natural Sciences – Department of Mathematics for the academic session 2011 – 12. The founding class of the Shiv Nadar University currently has 274 students.


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