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Frequently Asked Questions

Q1. Is the university recognised by UGC?
Ans: Sir Padampat Singhania University (SPSU) has been established through an Act (Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur, Act 2008) of the State Government of Rajasthan. SPSU is recognised by UGC vide Notification No: F.9-8/2009(CPP-1) dated 13 April 2009 and is empowered to award degrees as specified by the UGC under section 22 of the UGC Act, 1956. The University is a member of the Association of Indian Universities (AIU). Membership is granted only to universities recognised by the UGC.

Q2. Does the university provide value addition to its students?
Ans: The university imparts a contemporary, industry-relevant curriculum coupled with beyond the syllabus academic inputs and cross-cultural activities. It generates a unique learning experience, resulting in the development of personal skills and lifelong employability. The academic partnerships with foreign universities and corporates offer opportunities to study abroad and intern with renowned companies. Interdisciplinary projects help the students exercise their innovative ideas, which in turn can be converted to commercial ventures through our MSME sponsored Incubation Centre. The internship programme at Hitachi Rail Systems, Japan, deserves a special mention.

Q3. What is the admission procedure?
Ans: All admissions to SPSU are through the Sir Padampat Singhania Admission Test (SPSAT). The candidates are required to qualify in the SPSAT conducted separately for each course. A candidate needs to fill the Admission Application Form online at SPSU’s website (www.spsu.ac.in) by paying Rs. 1175. Candidates must take the SPSAT within ten days of registering. Those who qualify in the SPSAT may come to the university for admission.

Q4. What is SPSAT?
Ans: Sir Padampat Singhania Admission Test (SPSAT) is the entrance examination for admission to various programmes offered by Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. Applicants are required to book their examination slots at www.spsu.ac.in. Applicants can take the online test only after submitting the application form, fulfilling the admission criteria and paying the application fee that is INR 1175.

Q5. What is the medium of instruction at SPSU?
Ans: The medium of instruction is English.

Q6. Does the University follow Semester or Annual System?
Ans: The University follows semester system.

Q7. What teaching style is followed at SPSU?
Ans: Faculty members at SPSU use a variety of teaching methods to facilitate learning. Some of them are: lectures, case studies, role plays, presentations, team projects, learning through activity in tutorials, guest lectures, etc.

Q8. Do you have qualified and experienced faculty members?
Ans: All faculty members are qualified and experienced. More than 60% of the faculty members hold doctorate degrees.

Q9. What is the student : faculty ratio in your University?
Ans: The student : faculty ratio at SPSU is 14:1.

Q10. What is the male: female ratio amongst the students?
Ans: The male/female ratio amongst the students is 65:35.

Q11. Can a foreign student take admission in SPSU? If yes, then what is the fee?
Ans: Yes, a foreign student can take admission in SPSU provided he/she fulfills the eligibility criteria of the university.

Q12. Does the University have NRI / Management quota?
Ans: There is no management quota or NRI quota.

Q13. What are the placement records and the salaries offered to the students of SPSU?
Ans: The university has an excellent placement record. On an average, 90% of the eligible students have at least one job offer every year. Some of our recruiters are: IBM, TCS, Hewlett Packard, McKinsey, Syntell, JK Cements, Bollhoff, Mindtree, JK Technosoft, CMS, IndusInd Bank, Axis Bank, SpiceJet, JBM Group, ICICI Bank, Maintech Technologies, Indian Army, Indian Navy, Collabera, Mphasis, Aspiring Minds, Great Eastern Shipping and others. International Placements: Over Rs 21 Lakhs Domestic Placement: over Rs 11 lakhs (highest) Average Salary: over Rs 3 lakhs Lowest Salary: over Rs 1.75 lakhs.

Q14. Does the university provide internships? What is the rate of students getting internships from universities? Name some partner companies?
Ans: An internship is a part of the programme curriculum. SPSU offers 100% internships to all its students. Some of the companies are: Hindustan Zinc, J K Technosoft, HAL, ONGC, BHEL, L & T Construction, TCS, J K Cement, DMRC, HDFC Bank, Coca Cola, CPWD (NHAI), Tata Motors, Indian Railways, Grasim Industries, DRDO, Nuclear Power Corporation of India, BSNL, ISRO, Aditya Birla Cement, CPWD, Ashok Leyland, BARC, Indian Railways, Axis Bank, Lafarge Cement, Shree Cement, CEG Test House & Research Centre. Some students have been offered paid internships as well.

Q15. Does the university provide scholarships?
Ans: The University offers various scholarships to meritorious candidates at the time of admission on the Academic Fee. In addition, based on performance in a particular academic year, the university offers Sushila Singhania Scholarships to the meritorious students of SPSU in terms of 100%, 70% and 60% Tuition Fee Waiver.

Q16. Under what circumstances can a student claim a refund of fees?
Ans: The refund for the fee deposited at the time of admission to any programme at Sir Padampat Singhania University shall be as per the UGC norms.

Q17. How can I pay my fees?
Ans: Fees may be paid through any branch of HDFC Bank. Demand draft favouring “Sir Padampat Singhania University” payable at Udaipur. The fee is required to be paid in two installments during each academic year, i.e. at the beginning of each semester. The last date of payment of semester fee is the first day of the Commencement of the semester and the fee is due once the result of the previous semester is declared.

Q18. Can I avail an educational loan facility?
Ans: Yes, you can avail education loan. All nationalized and private banks provide education loan to SPSU students. The university has special tie-ups with HDFC Bank, Indian Overseas Bank, Bank of Baroda and State Bank of India.

Q19. Does the university provide hostel accommodation to outstation candidates?
Ans: Yes, university provide hostel accommodation to all the students. Hostel accommodation is optional for all the programmes. All student rooms in the hostel are on twin sharing basis. Each student is provided with a bed, study table, chair, and a wardrobe. The facilities for bath and toilets are shared. Hot and cold water is provided in all bathrooms. Clean drinking water (RO water) is provided throughout the campus.

Q20. Is it possible to access the internet from my hostel room?
Ans: Yes. You can access the Internet from each hostel room. The campus is Wi-Fi with 325 Mbps internet connectivity.

Q21. Are students allowed to bring guests to the campus?
Ans: The students are allowed to bring guests to the campus; however, it is limited to specific hours. We encourage students to invite their parents to visit them as often as they like.

Q22. Is there a mess in the university?
Ans: The university has a separate mess for vegetarian and non-vegetarian food and they are common to both boys and girls. Students have to give their preference for vegetarian or non-vegetarian food. The Student Mess Committee decides the menu for all the meals and ensures the quality of food being served. In addition, the Food Court houses several cafes for the staff and students.

Q23. What extra-curricular activities and sports are available in the campus?
Ans: Students at SPSU run several activity clubs and organize events and competitions round the year. The university has facilities for indoor and outdoor sports. There are different grounds for cricket, football and volleyball and courts for badminton and basketball. The university has several sports clubs which conduct events round the year. There is a Sports Board which monitors the activities of all the sports clubs. Annual sports event, Eminence, is organized every year which attracts participation from different universities and colleges in various indoor and outdoor sports. Students are actively involved in organizing University functions like Panache: A Tech Cultural Fest, Eminence: Sports Fest and Orions’: Fresher’s Night. The dates for these university functions are earmarked in the academic calendar at the beginning of the academic session.

Q25. What measures are taken to keep the campus safe?
Ans: The Campus is extremely safe and is guarded by G4 Securities. SPSU is a residential university and most of the faculty members and staff stay on the campus, thus, creating a familial environment.

Q26. How far is the campus from Udaipur city? What mode of transport is available from the city to the university and back?
Ans: The campus is about 30 kms from the city on National Highway No.76. Transportation facility is provided to the staff and students as per the requirements. The university is well connected to Udaipur city by RSRTC and private bus services.

Q27. Is there a dress code for the students?
Ans: There is no dress code for students.

Q28. Do you have laundry facility on the campus?
Ans: Yes

Q29. Do you have ATM facility on the campus?
Ans: Yes. There are two ATMs in the university (Indian Overseas Bank and Bank of Baroda).

Q30. Are there any facilities for persons with disabilities?
Ans: The campus is barrier-free facilitating easy movement for all. Ramp facilities have been provided in some buildings. All buildings are linked with each other through corridors. There are accessible washrooms for differently abled students.

Q31. To Whom I have to report regarding problems in Hostel?
Ans: You can inform the Hostel Warden/Asst. Hostel Warden of the problems you are facing in the hostel, and at the same time inform International Relations Division of the problem faced by you for follow up

Q32. Is SPSU University ragging free?
Ans: SPSU University has a policy of ‘Zero Tolerance for ragging within and outside the campus.

Q33. How hostel rooms are allotted?
Ans: Hostel rooms are allotted on first-cum-first basis and availability of room, subject to payment of hostel fee

Q34. Does SPSU offer distance learning programs?
Ans: No distance learning programme is offered at the present.

Q35. Does University provide any transportation facility from Udaipur?
Ans: The Universitys provide bus facility to the students and staff to commute to and from Udaipur and nearby areas.

Q36. Are books provided to students from the University?
Ans: The state-of-the-art Libraries located in Schools of the SPSU remains open 14 hours a day from 8 am to 7 pm on all days and up to 19-20 hours a day (subject to approval) during examinations. One Air-Conditioned Central Library is available for the student which remains open till 7 pm.

Q37. Does SPSU provide any Education Loan facility?
Ans: SPSU University supports the deserving/meritorious students in availing financial assistance for pursuing their higher education. To-day, most of the banks are providing attractive loan facility to students and the students may avail loan from the banks.

Q38. Is the campus WI-FI enabled?
Ans: The campus has a seamless Wi-Fi network with more than 20 Mbps leased line with multiple ISP which allows student to get connected on the net any time, any where.

Q39. In addition to Admission Letter and Testimonials, is there any other formality I have to complete at the time of Registration?
Ans: On arrival and completion of Registration process, all International students have to get themselves medically examined in SPSU Hospital. This medical checkup is free of cost.

Q40. Is there any hostel facility for students?
Ans: Students coming from all nooks and corners of the country as well as abroad, are provided comfortable stay in the University Hostels. We pamper students by providing them amenities and groom them to manage their routine independently, tuning them to the real aspects of life, however letting them enjoy the comforts of reading newspapers and books, providing them nutritious Veg/Non-Veg food, safe drinking water, round the clock water supply, etc. Separate AC/Non-AC hostel for boys and girls with furnished rooms are available for all the students, in Single/Double/Triple sharing basis. Hostel rooms will be allotted on first come first serve basis and subject to their availability.

Q41. To Whom I have to report regarding problems in Hostel?
Ans: You can inform the Hostel Warden/Asst. Hostel Warden of the problems you are facing in the hostel, and at the same time inform International Relations Division of the problem faced by you for follow up.

Q42. Is SPSU ragging free?
Ans: SPSU University has a policy of ‘Zero Tolerance for ragging within and outside the campus.

Q43. How hostel rooms are allotted?
Ans: Hostel rooms are allotted on first-cum-first basis and availability of room, subject to payment of hostel fee.

Q44. Does SPSU offer distance learning programs?
Ans: No distance learning programme is offered at the present.

Q45. Are we covered under Medical Insurance?
Ans: All International students are covered under Group Mediclaim Policy. It is a Cashless Mediclaim Policy and covers hospitalization expenses in all the major hospitals listed in the policy. Details of the policy can be obtained from International Relations Division.

Q46. Are Technical programmes approved by AICTE?
Ans: SPSU University established through an Act of U.P. Legislature and approved by UGC does not require AICTE approval.

Q47. What should I do if my ID card is damaged or stolen?
Ans: You will have to pay INR 500 in Accounts Department and submit the receipt of payment in IT Department. New ID card will be issued after 4 days of submission of payment for new ID card

Q48. What should I do if there is some mistake in my ID card?
Ans: Write an application indicating correction(s) needed in the card and submit it in IT Dept. A fresh ID card will be issued after 4 days of submission of application.

Q49. What are the documents required for admission?
Ans: On the date of appointment, applicants will be required to bring the following documents:-
  • Admit Card issued by Sharda University
  • Common Application Form
  • Photocopy of 12th marksheet
  • Photocopy of 10th marksheet
  • Photocopy of AIEEE/UPSEE/MAT/CAT/CLAT/NATA/LSAT or other National Level Entrance Test Score Card
  • Photocopy of ID Proof (School Id/ Aadhar Card/ Pan Card
  • Original Registration Payment Receipt
  • 3 Passport size Photographs

Q50. When do we receive our University ID card?
Ans: It will take 10 days after your Registration, and it will be issued from IT Department

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