Sai University - Frequently Asked Questions

Sai University’s campus is located at One Hub Road, OMR, Paiyanur, Chennai. Here is the Google map link

SaiU is India's youngest multidisciplinary and interdisciplinary university which was established in 2018. We offer liberal education undergraduate and postgraduate programs across arts, sciences, technology and law.

At Sai University, we offer a multidisciplinary education that teaches you how to combine concepts, methods, and forms of communication from multiple disciplines to explain a phenomenon, solve real-world problems, create futuristic products, and suggest proactive and predictive measures to stay ahead of potential issues. For more information on SaiU's curriculum, please visit our website and navigate to Academics -> SaiU Approach.

At SaiU, we offer medical assistance to students and staff through our campus medical facility. A doctor visits twice a week to provide general consultation and any necessary services.

Sai University was founded by Mr. K.V. Ramani, one of the pioneers who led the efforts to bring India’s information technology sector to global prominence. He co-founded the National Association of Software and Service Companies (NASSCOM) and Hughes Software Systems, a tele-communications software company in India. Read more about Mr. Ramani here

SaiU offers a

  • 3 year B.A. (Hons.) / B.Sc. (Hons.) along with an optional advanced 4th year. (12 Majors)
  • 4 year B.Tech. in Computing and Data Science (3 majors)
  • 5 year integrated B.A. LL.B. (Hons.)

No, students don't have to choose their majors/minors at the time of admission. After completing their core and foundation courses in the 1st year, they will choose their majors/minors during their 2nd year.

Students can apply early and enjoy early bird benefits like higher probability of gaining scholarships/financial assistance (first come first serve basis), staying ahead in the admissions process for fast-filling seats and more.

SaiU provides merit-based scholarships for meritorious candidates and need-based financial assistance for deserving candidates. The student has to submit the necessary documents for the same. This will be verified by the SaiU's Finance Committee, based on which the scholarships/financial assistance will be approved. To know more, read here

For any general admissions enquiry, you can call +91 91500 75661 / 62 / 63 or you can write to us at

Sai University is UGC (University Grants Commission) approved. Kinldy refer Sai University Act, 2018 (Act No. 42 of 2018)

Yes. You can call our admissions team at +91 44 7143 7143 and confirm your visit to the campus.

At Sai University, our innovative liberal education approach enables students to tailor their degree by selecting their primary area of study (major) and supplementary fields of expertise (minors) from our course catalogue where as in a traditional higher education model, the student can get to major in one particular discipline. This empowers students to pursue career paths that align with their interests and aptitudes.

SaiU's class timings are from 9am to 4pm. However, classes may be scheduled in the evening if required by our International faculties, students, or guest speakers. We provide a special transportation service for students attending late evening classes.

Owning a personal laptop is essential for SaiU students as it is required for all classes to complete assignments, access e-books, journals, and references, take exams, and more.

Yes, there are different active clubs, and inter and intra university activities to encourage extra and co-curricular activities.

Our faculty and management are committed to assisting students with internship opportunities from the first year through their extensive networks. Moreover, the SaiU Internship and Placement cell is set to launch soon, with the first campus drive scheduled for 2024.

Yes. Sai University has collaborated with the State Bank of India to enable students to explore education loan options.Please note that Sai University is just a facilitator to access the education loans from the SBI, and below are the eligibility, interest rate, and contact details for the same. Kindly clcik here to know more

No. It is not mandatory to stay in SaiU's Residence/Hostel. Students have the option of choosing to be either a hostler or a day scholar. SaiU will provide transport facilities to commute to and from the campus for both hostlers and day scholars.

We follow a holistic approach in selecting candidates, evaluating the profile of the student as a whole (academic, extra curricular activity and performance in entrance test and FI).

Sai University's final admissions result will be out from 2 - 10 days, post completing your interaction round.

Post screening, shortlisted applicants will be contacted by the admission team over a call, email and whatsapp.

SAT/JEE/JEE Advance/ Any all india level entrance test for engineering/ CUET/ Pearson, CLAT/LSAT SaiU Entrance test

Visit and start applying for you program of interest.

Applicants have to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 523/- using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking/ UPI through the application portal before the final submission of the application form.

Yes. Sai University has partnered with a private property for its residence. Students will commute to and from the campus by SaiU's shuttle (bus & van). The SaiU hostel, located on the campus, is currently undergoing construction and is scheduled to commence operations in early 2024.


SaiU has three schools that offer the following programs:
School of Arts and Sciences: B.A./B.Sc. (3 years + Advanced optional 4th year)
School of Computing and Data Science: B.Tech. (4 years)
School of Law: B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) (5 years Integrated Course)

Undergraduate education should help you discover your unique talents and develop them to the fullest. Our model exposes undergraduates to a richly textured curriculum that stimulates new interests or energizes earlier interests.

You would get one of the following degrees on successful completion of the respective program:
B.A., B.Sc., B.Tech., B.A. LL.B. (Hons.).

You can customize majors or minors based on your academic and professional goals and objectives (as per guidance from your faculty mentors and based on existing academic policies).

Faculty from around the world who are thought leaders in their fields. They bring vibrant new curricula, active learning pedagogic innovations, and a philosophy that puts the student at the center. Some of our international Visiting Faculty are from such eminent universities as Stanford, Harvard, Dartmouth and more. Visit to know your faculty.

Every faculty and staff member at Sai University is deeply committed to your academic and personal success. You will learn under the direction of highly accomplished professors, scholars, and influential thought-leaders. The professors at Sai University embody the kind of leaders and changemakers they create at Sai University. They're dedicated teachers, mentors, and role models who help our students develop the intense desire to make a positive change in the world. Our professors integrate their work into the classrooms to provide relevant real-world knowledge and hands-on experience.

You can apply to more than one program at Sai University. Make sure that you submit separate applications for each program. To confirm that you are eligible for the programs you've chosen, take a look at each program requirement before applying. For more information, feel free to reach out to our admission team.

Yes, B.A. LL.B. (Hons.) is approved by the Bar Council of India (BCI approved)

We have dedicated teams to help you with any queries about applying to Sai University. We will help you with all stages of the admission process - from filling out and submitting the application to gathering the correct documents and tracking the various stages of your admission process.

  • Steps to complete the online application:
  • Review the detailed instructions for completing the online application.
  • Register on the application portal at
  • Start filling out the application.
  • Upload the relevant documents.
  • Click the “Submit Application” bar.
Once you have successfully submitted your application, you will see the confirmation message on the screen. You will be invited to the second stage of the admissions process if your application is shortlisted.

Faculty testimonials or letter of recommendation is given by the school teachers and counselors to an individual student. Applicants can request their schools for these letters.

Your personal statement and essays are mandatory to process your application as it is the key section for evaluation. Your personal statement should be a short and engaging piece about yourself, your goals, interests and skill set, achievements, etc.

You are eligible to apply for the program without your 12th score. You can submit your transcript before or within one month of joining the chosen program. Your academic transcript is a mandatory document that you should submit at the time of enrolment.

SaiU is coming up with its own admissions test for 2024 admissions - SAIU CAT

SaiU accepts one of the following test scores: SAT/ ACT/ Pearson Undergraduate Entrance Exam/ JEE.
*While taking these tests are optional, the scores do carry a reasonable amount of weightage in arriving at the overall score of the applicant.


SaiU awards scholarships to meritorious students who may not be able to pay the full tuition fee. On receiving your application to one of SaiU's program, we will guide you through the scholarship application process. Visit for more details.

We know university admission processes can be a little overwhelming, but don't worry, we're here to help.
Admissions email:
+91 91500 75661 / 62 / 63

Applicants have to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 500/- using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking/ UPI through the application portal before the final submission of the application form.

1) Payment Link for SaiU's School of arts and science :
2) Payment Link for SaiU's School of Computing and Data science :


SaiU’s School of Law offers 3 PG Programs
1. One-year LL.M program in Regulation and Governance
2. Daksha Fellowship in Technology, Law and Policy
3. Ph.D. in Law.
4. MA in Public Policy

The LL.M. program and the Daksha Fellowship are designed with entirely different objectives, even though they overlap at many points.
The main goal of the Daksha Fellowship team is to train practitioners in the field of Technology Law and regulatory law, with emphasis on methods of dispute resolution and court craft.
LL.M. at SaiU is a postgraduate course designed to create academic leaders for the twenty-first century. The one-year postgraduate program is ideal for those looking to deepen their knowledge of regulatory laws. The curriculum and pedagogy of the program are unique and future-ready and will help the participants of this program anchor the development of regulatory laws in India.
We also nurture the teaching and research skills of the participants.

The one-year LL.M. in regulatory studies at the School of Law consists of foundational, specialization, and optional courses to give a thorough exposure to regulatory law. You can broaden and deepen your knowledge and understanding of law while specializing in regulatory studies. The program will open up access to several rewarding occupations that require specialist expertise by equipping you with the best intellectual tools, real-world knowledge, accurate data, and cutting-edge resources.
In addition to completing the mandatory and recommended modules, you must complete and submit your dissertation within the deadline. The dissertation will improve your intellectual, critical, and practical skills required to practice regulatory laws.

We follow a trimester model for the LL.M. program. One academic year comprises three trimesters, and each trimester will have 12 weeks.

It is a one-year intense academic program with no internship opportunities. In today’s legal job market, where employers look for applicants with specialized training, your one-year LL.M. degree will raise your chances of landing the job of your dreams.

Yes, you must complete and submit the dissertation to receive the degree.

The School of Law has a team of esteemed faculty members who represent a variety of fields and sectors in today’s diverse and fast-expanding legal arena. They are well-known for their dynamic and interdisciplinary approach to legal education. Our faculty are original contributors to the growth of knowledge and are career academics, researchers, core industry practitioners, and consultants.

Through the one-year LL.M. program, we create academic leaders for the 21st century who can effectively respond to changes in the legal domain, construct new theoretical frameworks that explain and critique such changes, and innovate by leveraging technology and data.
Law schools in India do not offer courses on regulation, be it at the undergraduate or postgraduate level. Hence, our faculty members combine academic and practical expertise in regulatory studies and help students understand and interpret the regulations that govern today’s complex and rapidly changing world. Thus, the program combines foundational, specialization, and optional courses that provide a deep understanding of regulatory laws.

This one-year program offers our students a unique and engaging platform to strengthen their knowledge, equip themselves with a range of employable skills, and sharpen their minds by getting an in-depth understanding of regulatory laws. In the third trimester, students can choose electives from one of the following clusters: Infrastructure and Sustainable Development, Technology Law and Policy, and Corporate and Financial Regulation.

According to us, career guidance doesn’t start at the end of a program. At SaiU, career guidance is an integral part of every program, and LL.M. is no different. We can help you figure out what you want out of your education and career so that you can make rewarding and futuristic educational and occupational choices.
After completing the program, you will be eligible to apply for relevant Teaching Assistant/ Research Assistant positions at SaiU. We will also guide students interested in pursuing doctoral studies.

You can apply for the program here at

Candidates holding a recognized undergraduate law degree or those who have appeared for their final semester/year examination are eligible to apply to the LLM program. Candidates' scores in CLAT PG or LSAT India or SaiU-LSAT (Sai University's Law School Admission Test) will be considered. Apart from this, weightage will be given to a candidate's work experience, publications, and statement of purpose.

One batch will hold a maximum of 30 students.

Applicants must have completed a regular curriculum at an accredited college or law school and hold a professional degree from a law school during the LL.M. program.
Applicants can apply online. Please be aware that we need time to process every application carefully. Make sure that you submit your application well in advance of the deadlines.
The basic steps to applying for SaiU's LL.M. program include:

  • submitting the electronic application form
  • submitting the supporting documents
  • submitting the CLAT PG or LSAT India score document
  • submitting the documents that substantiate work experience, publications, if any, and submitting the statement of purpose
Please note that 35% of the total seats of the program are available only for the resident students of Tamil Nadu

Applicants have to pay a non-refundable application fee of INR 500/- using Debit Card / Credit Card / Internet Banking/ UPI through the application portal before the final submission of the application form.

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