Sathyabama University completed its 34 years of inception, successfully crossing 20 years as a deemed university. The Deemed to be University maintains a high standard in teaching, training, and research. The continuous efforts by all the stakeholders, students, parents, industry and Alumni is making Sathyabama University achieve greater heights, every year. As a result of this, Sathyabama is ranked one among the top 50 Universities in India for 6 consecutive years in the NIRF 2021 ranking, Government of India.

Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology held its 30th Convocation on 25th September, 2021 at the Institution Auditorium, with the blessings of Founder Chancellor Hon. Colonel Dr.Jeppiaar. This Convocation was presided by Hon. Chancellor Dr. Mariazeena Johnson, President Dr. Marie Johnson. Vice President Ms. Maria Bernadette Arul Selvan, Vice President Mr. J Arul Selvan.

Mr A Rajarajan (Distinguished Scientist and Director, SDSC SHAR, ISRO, Sriharikota), G Ramaguru (Outstanding Scientist, Programme Director - AGNI, ASL, DRDO, Hyderabad), S Xavier Britto (Chairman, Kerry Indev Logistics Pvt Ltd, and producer of Vijay's Master), Dr J Jayarajah (Senior Consultant Cardiologist, Sooriya Hospital, Chennai), D Imman (Music Director) received honourary Doctorates from the Sathyabama Institute of Science and Technology.

A total of 2892 undergraduates, 386 Postgraduates, 10 Diplomas in Pharmacy and 145 PhD scholars received their respective degrees in the convocation ceremony. Among them, 24 students were awarded gold medals for their exemplary performance in academics. Sathyabama maintains high and consistent Campus Recruitment statistics over the years. According to a statement, 257 companies have visited the educational institution during the academic year 2020-21 and 91.60 % of the students have secured job offers with an average CTC of 4.75 LPA and a maximum CTC of 27 LPA. The eminent recruiters list includes Amazon, Oracle, Microsoft, Siemens, Cognizant, Capgemini, TCS and Wipro.

Addressing the gathering at the Convocation event, A Rajarajan of SDSC said, "Every person is a student for life. Because the universe never stops teaching us and learning constantly happens, irrespective of us being conscious of it or not. Learning is as much about learning to unlearn the unwanted, as it is about learning what is necessary. Unlearning is power only humans possess. With high motivation, students should work as they have to face a lot of setbacks along with their careers".