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Azim Premji University announces UG admissions for 2018-21

14 / 11 / 2017 (Tuesday) || 11:22 AM

Bengaluru based Azim Premji University has announced admissions to its undergraduate programme for 2018-21 batch. The early deadline for submitting applications is December 5, 2017.

The programme offers B.Sc. degree with Majors in Physics or Biology and B.A. degree with Majors in Economics or Humanities. Students have the opportunity to choose from a wide range of Minors, based on their interests, including Data Sciences, Applied Mathematics, Education Studies, Development & Sustainability, among others. They can also pursue an Honours degree by taking up additional research work and projects. It is a 3-year, full-time, residential programme based in Bengaluru.

The university has an explicit commitment towards supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds based on parental education, income, caste, gender etc. The university provides extensive financial assistance to deserving students through full and part scholarships covering tuition fees and accommodation and food charges.

The unique undergraduate programme offered by Azim Premji University focuses on building critical foundational capabilities through the common curriculum, disciplinary depth through the Majors and a broader interdisciplinary engagement through the Minors. The common curriculum includes quantitative reasoning, communication, advanced reading and writing and understanding India components. As part of the curriculum, students also get the opportunity to pursue creative engagements in Music, Arts and Sports, etc. It combines conceptual knowledge with practical engagement through lab work, field work, workshops, student research, projects and portfolios. Faculty members come with a mix of teaching, research and field experience and follow innovative teaching-learning methods that bring out the best in students.

Comments Venu Narayan, director, School of Liberal Studies, Azim Premji University, “The educational philosophy of the three-year liberal undergraduate programme focuses on preparing students as critical thinkers, good communicators and responsible citizens. The curriculum, high faculty student ratio and significant student support are designed to build deep disciplinary knowledge while allowing students the space to explore and pursue their interests.”

Admission process and dates

Students can apply online on the university website. Applicants will be selected based on a written test and personal interview for shortlisted students. The undergraduate programme has two admissions windows - applications for early admissions close on December 5, 2017, followed by an entrance test on December 17, 2017 in Bengaluru and other cities. Interview and offer of admission will follow in January 2018.

Applications for regular admissions close in April 2018 with the entrance test and interviews scheduled in May 2018.

Career Opportunities

Graduates of the Azim Premji University programme can explore varied opportunities in both employment and higher education. Whether in business, the social sector or entrepreneurship, the graduates will benefit from an education that nurtures fundamental capabilities along with deep disciplinary knowledge. Students can also continue to pursue higher studies either at Azim Premji University or elsewhere.

For more details, contact:
TOLL FREE HELPLINE: 1800 843 2001

Address: Azim Premji University, Pixel Park, B Block, PES Campus, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bengaluru, 560100

Established under the Azim Premji University Act 2010 of the Government of Karnataka, Azim Premji University was set up as a fully philanthropic and not-for-profit entity with a clear social purpose.