Selection process

Our selection process includes an entrance test and a personal interview, conducted at different locations all over India.

Entrance Test

Applicants will have to appear for the National Entrance Test that will assess the English reading comprehension, reasoning ability, quantitative ability, and general social awareness. The test will be conducted in various cities across the country. You can look at a Sample Entrance Test over here to get an idea.

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 are conducted online. The link to your interview will be sent to you via email.

Preparing for the Entrance Exam

Take a look at the structure of the test you have to take. 

Entrance Test Structure

Part 1 (2 hours) (For MA Education, Development, Public Policy & Governance and LLM)

SectionProgrammesQuestionsQuestion type
Reading ComprehensionMAE, MAD, MPG and LLM15Multiple choice
General and Quantitative Reasoning AbilityMAE, MAD, MPG and LLM15Multiple choice
Social AwarenessMAE, MAD, MPG and LLM10Multiple choice
Writing AbilityMAE, MAD, and MPG 1 out of 3Descriptive type
Writing AbilityLLM1 out of 2Legal essay

Part 2 (45 min per subject) (Only for MA Education)

Subject test (Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language and Early Childhood Education).
Grade X level only

Sample question paper of National Entrance Test 

2022 Part 1 Sample Question Paper (for MA in Education, Development, Public Policy and Governance, and LLM)

2021 Part 2 Edu (for MA in Education)

MA Economics Entrance Test Structure

PartSection# of QuestionsQuestion typeTime
1Microeconomics10Multiple choice*2 hours
Macroeconomics10Multiple choice*2 hours
Quantitative economics10Multiple choice*2 hours
Indian Economy & Political Economy10Multiple choice*2 hours
2Essay question12 out of 2 questions to be writen1 hour

* Each multiple choice question carries one mark. Please note that there is negative marking. You get +1 for a correct answer, and ‑0.5 for a wrong answer. Unattempted questions get zero marks.

Click the below links for sample question papers for MA Economics

2019 MCQ paper ; 2019 Essay question

2020 MCQ paper ; 2020 Essay question

2021 MCQ paper ; 2021 Essay question

Click here to download MA Economics entrance guide.


Postgraduate Degrees

Have you decided what you would like to study at Azim Premji University? You can choose between the following degrees: