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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. 

Preparing for the Entrance Exam

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

Entrance Test Structure

(For MA Education, MA Development and LLM — Duration 2 hours)

SectionQuestionsQuestion type
Reading Comprehension15Multiple choice
General and Quantitative Reasoning Ability15Multiple choice
Social Awareness10Multiple choice
Writing ability1 (Attempt the question related to your first programme preference)Descriptive type

There will not be any negative marking for the MCQ questions.

Sample question paper of National Entrance Test 

Sample question paper (for MA in Education, Development and LLM)

Sample question paper (for MA in Education, Development and LLM)

Reading comprehension — Sample questions for practice

General and Quantitative Reasoning Ability — Sample questions for practice

M.A Education programme requires students to take an additional assessment of their interest, knowledge and aptitude (up to grade X level only) in one of these subject areas: Mathematics, Science, Social Studies, Language, or Early Childhood Education. This will be part of the interview.

Ahmedabad

Bengaluru

Bhopal

Bhubaneswar

Chennai

Dehradun

Dharwad

Ernakulam

Guwahati

Hyderabad

Indore

Jaipur

Kolkata

Kozhikode

Lucknow

Mumbai

Nagpur

New Delhi

Patna

Pune

Raipur

Rajahmundry

Ranchi

Siliguri

Thiruvananthapuram

Varanasi

Vijayawada

Visakhapatnam

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


MA Economics Entrance Test Structure

Duration ‑total 3 hours (2 hours for MCQ and 1 hour for essay question)

PartSection# of QuestionsQuestion type
1Microeconomics10Multiple choice
Macroeconomics10Multiple choice
Quantitative economics10Multiple choice
Indian Economy & Political Economy10Multiple choice
2Essay question12 out of 2 questions to be written

* 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 Programmes Degrees

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