Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (A Christian Minority Institution) formerly known as Sathyabama Engineering College was established in 1987 by Dr. Jeppiaar. It is a premier institute imparting knowledge in the areas of engineering, science, technology and education. The institution's progress and contribution to the field of technical education for over two decades resulted in granting Deemed University status on 16th July, 2001. The University has been awarded as Category "A" University by Ministry of Human Resources Development (MHRD), Government of India and accredited by NAAC with Grade "A" in the year 2017, certified with DNV-GL ISO 9001 standard and offering exemplary education from last 29 years.
Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology with the holy blessings of founder chancellor Colonel Dr. Jeppiaar, and under the guidance of Tmt. Dr. Remibai Jeppiaar, Chancellor, has been strengthening its developmental activities in bearing fruits of research for betterment of the society. The architects of tomorrow and believers of today’s transformation in education; the institute's President Dr. Marie Johnson and Pro Chancellor Dr. Mariazeena Johnson providing the necessary thrust in all the development activities of the University. Dr. S. Sundar Manoharan, Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. S. Rau, Registrar, Dr. T. Sasipraba, Pro Vice Chancellor, Dr. S. Igni sabasti prabu, Controller of Examinations and Dr. B. Thayumanavan, Dean (Dental College and Hospital) are providing the necessary support system for the best endeavours.
Untiring efforts of the staff, students and management and positive academic ambience prevailed in the campus had made University to be ranked as 2nd among Private Universities in Tamilnadu by National Institutional Ranking Framework, Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.
The Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be University) offeres 27 programmes at UG level and 41 programmes at PG level in all disciplines. The institute has excellent infrastructure facilities including modern laboratories, library with multimedia facilities, internet and other general amenities. Holds great promise to expand the applications of space technology, benefiting the common man and enriching the quality of life in association with Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO).
Their motto is “TOGETHER FOR BETTER TOMORROW” and their mantra of Success is “LEARN TODAY and LEAD TOMORROW”. The institute practices and teaches the students that “JOY OF LIVING IS IN JOY OF GIVING”. The University aims to be the destiny of efficient and responsible technocrats those are fit enough to serve the industry and society.