Azim Premji University - Admission Open For UG and PG Courses 2016

Azim Premji University - Admission Open For UG and PG Courses 2016

The Azim Premji University has called for applications for admission to the two-year full-time PG programmes namely Master of Arts in:

  • Education
  • Development
  • Public Policy and Governance

The university has also announced admission for three-year residential UG programmes Bachelor of Science or Bachelor of Arts with specialization in:

  • Humanities
  • Social Sciences
  • Sciences

This university was established in the year 2016 by the Azim Premji Foundation.

Important dates and admission process:

  • Students meeting the eligibility rules for the appropriate course can apply online through the website of the university
  • Applications will be shortlisted based on the performance of candidates in interview and written test.
  • For PG courses, the last date to apply is the 6th of February 2016 and the test for admission will be conducted in 30 centers all over India on the 15th of February 2016.
  • Applications for regular course admission closes on the 25th of May 2016 and the test and interview for the same will be conducted on June 2016.

About UG courses:

The university offers Bachelor of Science with biology or physics major and Bachelor of Arts is offered with majors in combined humanities, politics or economics. Here, combined humanities encompass language & literature, philosophy and history. Applicants can choose their minor from different options like mathematics, development studies and data sciences.     They can also choose to make their degree honors by engaging in additional research work and by taking project works.

About PG Courses:

Students planning for an MA in Education can specialize in subjects like early childhood education, school leadership & management and curriculum & pedagogy. Even, they have the option to choose just an MA programmes in general without any specialization.

Monetary assistance:

In addition to facilitating, educational loans at lesser rate of interest, the university is committed to provide financial support to deserving candidates in the form of scholarships.

Aim of the university:

The Chief Operating Office of the university has stated that the aim of the university is to develop professionals with higher level of social commitment, integrity and competence. Some of the special features of the university makes it the best choice for higher education:

  • High student-teach ratio
  • Significant support
  • Best curriculum

These are designed with a view to build deep disciplinary knowledge, apart from permitting space for identification of pursuing of the interest of the students.

Career and placement support:

The university holds the pride of maintaining a good placement record. The placement cell functioning in the university has effective integration with organizations and provides the best support to the students in choosing their career of interest.

This university was established in the state of Karnataka by the Azim Premji University Act 2016 as a non-profit university. The UG courses offered by the university are recognized by the University Grants Commission under Section 22F. Financial support in the form of scholarships, educational loans and additional support to working professionals are offered by the university.

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