B.Tech./5-YEAR INTEGRATED M.Tech. - ONLINE COUNSELLING & ADMISSIONS FOR 2020-21

Dear applicant,

Thank you for choosing a IET (UK) & NAAC Accredited Category 1, NIRF, QS & Times Higher Education ranked University as your choice for your engineering study. We are equally happy to partner with you in your journey towards meeting your career aspirations. To ensure a smooth online counselling and admissions process, you are advised to adhere to the following instructions:

  • All counselling and admissions related updates will be available only at www.sastra.edu. Please do not be guided by any external information and SASTRA is not responsible for any consequences arising out of your deviance
  • Type your application number and ascertain your rank and submit your branch choices. Any discrepancy in +2 Marks or 1st JEE Main Scores must be brought to the notice of the admissions office immediately. You can send your e-mail to admissions@sastra.ac.in clearly mentioning “DATA ERROR IN APPLICATION” as subject matter of your e-mail. If the error is unintentional and genuine, we shall respond accordingly
  • In the time period allotted, you can choose your branch preferences and save it. You can make changes to your choice until you submit the choices. Once you Submit your choices, no change in preferences shall be entertained. You are advised to submit your branch preference for Stream 1 & Stream 2 separately as indicated in the portal. The branch choices submitted shall be used till the final round of counselling
  • The applicant is advised to upload the Class X, XII and 1st JEE Main Score (if applicable) during submission of choices
  • The allotment of seat to a particular branch shall be based on your AIR / TNR / TRYR / TNJR as the case maybe
  • If there is no vacancy for Choice 1, the allotment will be to the 2nd choice and so on till last choice
  • It is likely that an applicant shall be allotted to same or different branch in both Stream 1 & 2. It is the applicant’s discretion to choose their final choice accordingly
  • Once the branch and stream is allotted, applicant shall pay the tuition fee online
  • Applicants are advised to pay the full tuition fee online using Credit Card / Net Banking facility. No extension in the tuition fee payment date is possible as subsequent rounds of counselling need to be conducted and adequate time is also provided
  • You are advised to save a copy of the successful online payment with transaction details. The university requires a maximum of three working days for reconciliation with the payment gateway and bankers. Once confirmed, the admission letter will be sent to registered e-mail with all details
  • Students who do not receive any allotment at end of Round 1 will be considered for Round 2, 3 and merged round counselling. There is no reason to panic and you are advised to check the website on August 11, 2020 for Round 2 and other round updates
  • If an applicant chooses to get admitted to a particular Stream he / she will be considered for sliding, if necessary, in the other or same stream based on vacancies. The student needs to be admitted to the allotted programme and only such students are eligible to participate in subsequent sliding and vacancy seats Round 2 counselling along with other students. Student allotted but not admitted shall forfeit their chance of participating in subsequent rounds
  • At the end of three rounds, Stream 1 & 2 shall be merged and counselling shall happen only for the combined stream
  • 30% of seats to Trichy and Thanjavur District shall be allotted - 10% each for combined Trichy & combined Thanjavur districts and the remaining 10% based on the inter-se TNR amongst both combined Trichy & Thanjavur districts students
  • Seats shall be filled in the order All India – Tamilnadu – Trichy / Thanjavur. A student qualified under TN or TRY / TNJ shall be admitted against All India vacancy first and will be considered to TN or TRY / TNJ only if there is no All India vacancy and likewise for TN to TRY / TNJ
  • There is no hostel accommodation for SRC campus. However, private hostels nearby the campus are available.
  • In anticipation of your concerns on student safety, we wish to inform students and their parents that the current students of SASTRA are pursuing their odd semester in the online mode. When we start the face-to-face classes for I year students, we shall be meeting the social distancing & health advisory guidelines more than the mandated minimum and there is no need to worry on safety aspects. The campus will have only students from the I year as we believe that the early days of college is an important milestone in everyone’s academic pursuit. We would like to give them that unique experience without denying them the excitement and reward for their meritorious performance so far. We hope we are able to do it as early as possible.
  • For any issues you may contact as per the following details:
    Rank & Allotment: rankallotment@sastra.ac.in
    Fee Payment: feepayment@sastra.ac.in
    Branches/Programmes Advisory: academicadvisory@sastra.ac.in
    Any other issue: admissionhelp@sastra.ac.in
    For all the above, e-mail subject should be “2020 Admission Issue”
  • Following is the counselling schedule that shall be followed:

    S. No Activity From To Remarks
    1. B. Tech. Rank List Release July 31, 2020

    9:00 p.m.

       
    2. Submission of branch choices & uploading of mark sheet August 1, 2020

    9:00 a.m.

    August 2, 2020

    9:00 p.m.

    Class X, Class XII & 1st JEE Main Scorecard (if applicable)
    3. Verification of mark sheet August 3, 2020 August 4, 2020  
    4. Round 1 Allotment Results August 5, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

       
    5. Online fee payment for Round 1 allotment August 5, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

    August 10, 2020

    09:00 p.m.

     
    6. Round 1 sliding request for B. Tech. August 11, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

    August 11, 2020

    09:00 p.m.

    Only those admitted can participate
    7. Round 2 Allotment Results August 13, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

       
    8. Online fee payment August 13, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

    August 18, 2020

    09:00 p.m.

     
    9. Round 2 sliding request for B. Tech. August 19, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

    August 19, 2020

    09:00 p.m.

    Only those admitted can participate
    10. Round 3 Allotment Results August 21, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

       
    11. Online fee payment August 21, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

    August 26, 2020

    09:00 p.m.

     
    12. Round 3 sliding request for B. Tech. August 27, 2020

    09:00 a.m.

    August 27, 2020

    09:00 p.m.

    Only those admitted can participate
    13.

    August 28 onwards - Merged vacancy allotment for sliding requests & those not allotted followed by online fee payment

    14.

    Freshmen orientation begins Online on August 30, 2020 at 9:30 a.m.

    15.

    August 31 to September 5, 2020 –  Online orientation & classes thereafter

Note: Withdrawal after payment of tuition fee is possible from August 6, 2020 onwards. The applicable refund shall be made online to the registered bank a/c. No other form of refund will be encouraged.

Good luck, stay safe and welcome to SASTRA.

Registrar