Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (Deemed to be University) at Chennai in Tamil Nadu, India, founded in 1987 as Sathyabama Engineering College by Dr. Jeppiaar. It was formerly known as Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology (SIST). It is a group of Jeppiaar Institutions. The Institute is headed by Mrs. Remibai Jeppiaar. It is a Christian minority institution.
The Ministry of Human Resources Development declared the college a ‘Deemed University’ on 16 July 2001 and as a ‘University’ on 13 September 2006, under Section 3 of the UGC Act.
The university is in Sholinganallur about 15 kilometers from Adyar in Chennai. It has a sprawling campus of 134 acres. The university is located on Rajiv Gandhi Salai (formerly known as Old Mahabalipuram Road and popularly known as IT Corridor).