Founded 1984 as Shanmugha College of Engineering. Renamed Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology and Research Academy (SASTRA). Acquired present status 2001.
Accreditation: National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). University Grants Commission
- Law SchoolFields of study: Accountancy, Administrative Law, Business Administration, Civil Law, Commercial Law, Constitutional Law, Criminal Law, Criminology, Economics, English, History, International Law, Labour Law, Law, Management, Marketing, Political Sciences, Private Law, Public Law, Sociology, Statistics
- Nanotechnology and Advanced Biomaterials CentreFields of study: Nanotechnology
- Students allowance: Co-ed