Admissions Open for 2024

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Application and Selection Process

Thank you for considering Azim Premji University as the university of your choice. We hope to offer you exciting years of study.

Applications for the first round are now closed. The applications for the second round will start by January 2024.

Timelines (Round 1)Process
Oct 2023Application form opening
22 Nov 2023Last date to apply 
24 Dec 2023National Entrance Test
Jan 2024Personal Interviews
Jul 2024Orientation and Class Commencement

*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.

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Selection Process

Step 1 — Entrance test

National entrance test will be conducted at various test centres across the country. This will be a computer-based assessment. We will send the admit card with the date, time and other details of the examination, a week before the entrance test. 

Sample question papers →

Entrance Test Structure

The structure of the National Entrance Test is given below. Total duration of the test is 3 hours.

Reading comprehension [20 MCQs]English comprehension passages with MCQs and Analytical comprehension passages with MCQs.

This is common for all majors. 

No negative marking

Quantitative reasoning [20 MCQs]Quantitative reasoning questions.

This is common for all majors. 

There is negative marking. 

No negative marking

Subject specific questions [5 MCQs]

The MCQs will be related to the domain you applied for (first preference). 

Social studies domain for BA Honours in Economics / Social Studies 

Humanities domain for BA Honours in English / History / Philosophy 

Science domain for BSc Honours in Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Biology / Environmental Science and Sustainability 

Science domain for BSc BEd in Physics / Chemistry / Mathematics / Biology and Education

No negative marking 

Descriptive question [1]This will be a general question.

You will be required to give your response in 200 words.

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

Tamilnadu ‑Salem

Telangana — Hyderabad

Uttarakhand — Dehradun

Uttarakhand ‑Haldwani

Uttar Pradesh — Lucknow

Uttar Pradesh ‑Varanasi

West Bengal — Kolkata

West Bengal — Siliguri

Step 2 — Personal interviews

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.

Academic Support

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.