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English Language Requirements

The medium of instruction is ENGLISH at The Sona Group of Institutions. Proof of English Language Proficiency is essential for an applicant who has studied in a School / University located in a non-English speaking country or whose mode of Instruction during previous Board Examination / Degree was not English

Such a candidate has to provide any one of the following scores and the score should not be older than two years

  • International English Language Testing System (IELTS) - Academic version-minimum score of 5.0
  • Test of English as Foreign Language (TOEFL - iBT): 70 and above
  • ELS Masters Certificate – Level 110

Candidates without the above pre-qualification will have to enroll either for

  • Intensive Certificate course in the English Language (Full Time) conducted from March to May each year
  • ( or )
  • One Semester Certificate course in English Language (Part Time) conducted after regular class hours from June to December

Sona has a tie up with one of the leading English language companies, ELS, a USA based organisation that offers world class support in the English language. It is also a pathway centre for students from non-English speaking countries who wish to attain the fluency in the English language that is needed to gain entry into Sona Group of Institution’s courses and programmes. Details of the ELS programmes can be obtained from Office of International Affairs or by contacting ELS direct Email:

Unique at Sona



Amongst the 500+ faculty in the campus, around 40% of them are doctorates who work on Research projects and guide the students in getting their goals achieved.


Research Labs

The campus has nurtured 30+ inter-discipline research centres, especially in the areas of nano-technology, robotics, automation, etc that generates new ideas and promotes the development of innovative products and processes.



A 100+ acres of land in the heart of the Tier II City! Sona located in Salem, a proposed Smart City by Govt of India, you need not go far from the campus for any of your requirements.

Industry Academia Collaboration

Sona's industry-academia interaction enthuses the spirit of innovation in the budding engineers!



Sona has nurtured students from more 30+ different countries

Japanese Language training

Knowing another language enriches your personal life,increases your power to act as a citizen of the world."

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