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
|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
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
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?
- 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.
- 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.
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.
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
High Faculty – student ratio
Opportunities for research
Tutoring and mentoring
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
||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.
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
- If you are considering Early Admissions, please submit your application by 5th December,
- 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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.
> View Next: Selection Process