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Learning for Life

About the Programme

What is a University education for? Is it only intended to create expertise to find a good job? At Azim Premji University we think that education should give you this, and also much more. Education should help you become a critical and independent thinker capable of navigating the complex professional, personal and social challenges that lie ahead.

The Undergraduate Programme at Azim Premji University is unique. It focuses on building critical foundational capabilities through the Common curriculum, disciplinary depth and a broader interdisciplinary engagement. The common curriculum includes critical thinking, public reasoning, academic writing and Understanding India components. 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.

Programmes Offered

Three-year Degree Programme Four-year Dual degree in Science and Education

B.A (Economics or Humanities)

B.Sc. (Physics, Biology or Mathematics)

Opportunity to study interdisciplinary areas like Sustainability, Development, Education and Media etc.

Students can also opt for an Honours degree through advanced research projects.

B.Sc. B.Ed.

Physical Sciences, Life Sciences or Mathematics + Education

Along with deep disciplinary knowledge in Sciences and Mathematics, the dual degree programme builds perspectives in Education and skills to teach effectively through a strong field practice component.


Click here to know about our Postgraduate programmes

Eligibility

Our Undergraduate programme is an excellent opportunity for students completing their 12th grade who are looking to expand their horizons in higher education and employment. The programme is conceived as an educational experience that prepares reflective citizens, capable of meaningful engagement in work and in society.

Who can apply?

  1. Class 12 / Pre-University certificate from any recognized Indian Board or any valid international certificate equivalent to the Class 12 with a minimum of 50% marks.
  2. Applicants appearing for their final examinations by June 2019 are eligible to apply. Applicants who have completed their Class 12 / Pre-University board examination in 2018 are also eligible to apply.
  • Applicants who are above 19 years of age, need to send us a Statement of Purpose.
  • SAT scores are also considered for admissions.

Education experience

  • Committed Faculty

    Our Faculty is experienced and competent, meeting high standards of teaching and research. They are committed to go beyond contributing to students’ academic success, enabling them to develop as a successful and responsible citizen of the world. Click here for Faculty Profile.

  • Vibrant Student Life

    Our diverse student population and residential nature of the programme has created a vibrant community life for our students. Clubs, committees, sports and other initiatives ensure that the learning is not limited just to the class room.

  • Financial support

    Azim Premji University has an explicit commitment towards supporting students from disadvantaged backgrounds. We provide financial assistance for deserving students to pursue their education with us. We offer need based scholarship (both full and partial) and facilitate education loans for students.

  • Comprehensive Student Support

    We are committed to investing time and resources to ensure overall student well-being. We do this in many ways:

    High Faculty – student ratio
    Opportunities for research
    Tutoring and mentoring
    Career guidance



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Career Opportunities

A world of possibilities - Our graduates can explore varied opportunities in both employment and higher education. Whether in business, the social sector, teaching or entrepreneurship, our graduates will benefit from an education that nurtures fundamental capabilities along with deep disciplinary knowledge. We also foresee students continuing to pursue higher studies either at Azim Premji University or elsewhere.

Fees and Financial Aid

The estimated fee for the 3year and the 4 year programme comes to approximately Rs.2,86,000.p.a.

Fee structure is as below:-

CATEGORY OF FEE (IN RUPEES)Per annum
Tuition Rs. 1,40,000
Accommodation charges Rs. 96,000
Food charges Estimates at Rs. 50,000*

*Charges for food may undergo a revision on quarterly basis.

The above fee structure is applicable for students whose family income is Rs.12 lakhs or above per annum. Students with family income below Rs.12 lakhs will be considered for scholarships in the form of fee waiver. The University reserves the right to award or reject financial assistance and its decision will be final and binding.

We believe that nobody should be denied admissions because of financial constraints.
We provide extensive financial assistance for deserving students through full and part scholarships covering tuition fees and accommodation and food charges.


Types of Scholarship

  • Full or partial waiver of Tuition fee and Accommodation and Food charges.
  • 100% waiver on Tuition fee waiver for 4th year (Dual-degree Programme) irrespective of their annual family income.

Click here for more details on need based scholarships

Deadline for Applications

The Undergraduate programme has two Admissions windows- Applications for early admissions close on 5th December, 2018 followed by an entrance test on 16th December, 2018, interview and offer of admission in January 2019. Applications for regular admissions closes in April 2019 with the entrance test and interviews scheduled in May 2019.

Information session

Applicants who complete the form much before the last date will be invited for the information session at Bangalore Electronic city campus on 24th November, 2018 with Admissions office and faculty members.

Next Steps

  • If you are considering Early Admissions, please submit your application by 5th December, 2018.
  • Once you register, we will keep you engaged by sending you interesting articles by our faculty members. We will also be inviting you for our Webinars and Telecon sessions with our Admission counsellors and Faculty.
  • Write to us at ugadmissions@apu.edu.in if you have any query.
  • You can also call us on our toll free helpline: 1800 843 2001

We look forward to welcome the B. A., B.Sc. and B.Sc.B.Ed. aspirants to

Azim Premji University.

Wishing you all the best as a world of opportunities awaits you.





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