SASTRA DEEMED University (established in 1984) is one of the premier universities of the country offering various Arts, Science, Engineering, Law and Management programmes at the UG, PG and Ph.D. levels. SASTRA DEEMED University is accredited by the National Assessment & Accreditation Council (NAAC) with the maximum "A" grade and CGPA of 3.54 out of 4.00.
SASTRA is one of the 31 Indian Institutions in the 'Times Higher Education World University Ranking'. SASTRA also found a place among the 250 top Universities in the 'QS BRICS University Ranking 2016' and also one among the 'Top 300 of Asia Universities' in the Time Higher Education Ranking. In the National Institutional Ranking Framework of the MHRD, Government of India, SASTRA has been ranked 50th in Overall, 32nd in University, 25th in Engineering and 44th in Management category.
ABOUT ELITE SCHOOL OF OPTOMETRY & SANKARA NETHRALAYA
Elite School of Optometry (ESO) – Sankara Nethralaya (SN), the first school of optometry in India started in the year 1985, has been the dream destination for Optometry across the country.
Sankara Nethralaya, a world class tertiary eye care institution with state of art clinical and research facilities, is a pioneering institution founded by Dr. S.S. Badrinath, the Doyen in Ophthalmology in the year 1978. He also holds the credit for establishing the first 4 year modern optometry program in the country.