Saveetha University is a vibrant community of learning that is recognized globally for its academic excellence. It is one of the premier universities in India running Medical, Dental, Allied-health sciences, Technical and Management institutions. The institute achieved the deemed to be university status under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956 by Government of India on 18th March 2005. The University is governed by Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, a trust which was established by Saveetha Medical and Educational Trust. Saveetha University is located on the Chennai- Bangalore National Highway near the outskirts of Greater Chennai (Madras), the gateway of South India.
We always aspire to be recognized for setting the standards of excellence in professional education and high quality scientific research. Saveetha has already made its name as a quality teaching institution. Our next major goal is to achieve excellence in research. For this, we have made massive investments in research infrastructure and curriculum. We welcome students with high research aptitude and we assure quality research training that will make one proud. Every year, we look forward to mould young minds to do great service for the society.
The history of Institutions of this flagship University goes back to 1986 when Saveetha Medical and Educational Trust was started to provide medical relief, to promote education and to encourage research. On 18th November 1988, Saveetha Dental College was established. Subsequently, in the year 1992 Saveetha College of Nursing, in 1993 College of Physiotherapy, in 2001 Saveetha Engineering College, in 2005 College of Engineering and Technology, in 2008 Saveetha Medical College and Saveetha School of Management and in 2009 Saveetha School of Law were started.
Saveetha University was declared Deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act 1956, by the Govenment of India on 18th March 2005. Previously governed by Saveetha Medical And Educational Trust, it is now governed by the Chancellor Dr.N.M.Veeraiyan and managed by the Vice Chancellor Dr.R.Rajagopal.