Applications for the first round are now closed. The applications for the second round will start by January 2024
|Process||Round 1||Round 2|
|Application form opening||Oct 2023||Jan 2024|
|Last date to apply||22 Nov 2023|
|National Entrance Test||24 Dec 2023|
|Personal Interviews||Jan 2024|
|Orientation and Class Commencement||Jul 2024|
*Dates are tentative
Round 2 admission dates will be announced later. Candidates can now pre-register for the Round‑2 Admissions by visiting this page.
The main application form for the second round will be available in January 2024 and the selection process will be held in April-May 2024.
Our selection process includes an entrance test, conducted at different locations all over India and a personal interview.
Step 1 — Entrance Test
Applicants will have to appear for the National Entrance Test that will assess their English reading comprehension, general and quantitative reasoning ability, social awareness and writing ability. The test will be conducted in various cities across the country.
|Programme||Part 1||Part 2|
|MA Development||Total 40 MCQs (Reading Comprehension 15 MCQs, Quantitative Reasoning 15 MCQs, Social Awareness 10 MCQs)|
No negative marking
|1 out of 2 descriptive questions. (500 words)|
|Master of Public Health||Total 40 MCQs (Reading Comprehension 15 MCQs, Quantitative Reasoning 15 MCQs, Social Awareness 10 MCQs)|
No negative marking
|2 out of 3 descriptive questions. (600−700 words each)|
|MA Education||Total 40 MCQs (Reading Comprehension 15 MCQs, Quantitative Reasoning 15 MCQs, Social Awareness 10 MCQs)|
No negative marking
|1 general descriptive question on Education and Subject specific MCQs and /or descriptive questions|
|MA Economics||Total 35 MCQs (Microeconomics 10 MCQs, Macroeconomics 10 MCQs, Quantitative 10 MCQs, Analytical 5 MCQs)|
There is negative marking: 2 marks for correct answer, ‑1 mark for wrong answer, 0 for not attempted
|3 descriptive questions (Economic reasoning ‑1 , Applying economics in the real-world — 1, Suitability for Azim Premji University- 1)|
Below are the locations where test centres are available for the National Entrance Test scheduled on 24 Dec 2023.
Please note that conducting of test in the listed centres is not guaranteed, it would depend on the number of candidates opting for the centre. In case, there are not enough number of candidates opting for the listed centre preferred by the candidate, the University reserves the right to cancel the test centre and assign the candidate to the nearest test location.
Andhra Pradesh — Vijayawada
Andhra Pradesh — Rajahmundry
Assam — Guwahati
Bihar — Patna
Chhattisgarh — Raipur
Delhi — New Delhi
Gujarat — Ahmedabad
Haryana — Hisar
J&K — Jammu
Jharkhand — Ranchi
Karnataka — Bellary
Karnataka — Bengaluru
Karnataka — Dharwad
Karnataka — Mysuru
Karnataka — Mangalore
Kerala — Kozhikode
Kerala — Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala — Ernakulam
Madhya Pradesh — Sagar
Madhya Pradesh — Bhopal
Madhya Pradesh — Indore
Maharashtra — Mumbai
Maharashtra — Nagpur
Maharashtra — Pune
Odisha — Bhubaneswar
Rajasthan — Jaipur
Rajasthan — Jodhpur
Tamilnadu — Chennai
Telangana — Hyderabad
Uttarakhand — Dehradun
Uttar Pradesh — Lucknow
Uttar Pradesh ‑Varanasi
West Bengal — Kolkata
West Bengal — Siliguri
Step 2 — Personal Interview
If you are shortlisted, you will have a personal interview. You will receive a confirmation email with the date and time of your interview.
The interviews can be either online or in-person. The details of your interview will be sent to you via email.
Please note that the University will identify some students as needing academic support before the start of the Program. The University will offer a support course designed specifically for this purpose, prior to the start of the Semester. This support course is mandatory, and students will not be admitted into the Programme without completing the support course.