Azim Premji University announces admissions for undergraduate programmes to commence in 2021

Azim Premji University offers a diverse student cohort; need-based scholarships (full or partial waiver) and extensive academic support
Pic: Azim Premji University website
Pic: Azim Premji University website

Azim Premji University announces admissions to its full-time, residential undergraduate programme. The applications are available on the website and the last date for the early admission process is December 27, 2020. The classes for the batch will commence from August 2021. 

The undergraduate programmes offered in the university are – 

- Three-year BSc degree in Physics, Biology or Mathematics and BA degree in Economics, English, Philosophy or History.
- Four-year BSc, BEd Dual degree in Science and Education with specialisation in streams Physics, Biology or Mathematics and Education

The curriculum at Azim Premji University emphasises disciplinary depth and broader skills of analysis, reasoning and problem-solving skills over the conventional mode of learning. Students will work on a common curriculum to strengthen their key skills and capabilities to help them become active and self-motivated learners. 

Admission process    Early Admission    Regular admission
Last date to apply    27 Dec 2020    Mid April 2021
Entrance test date    10 Jan 2021    Mid May 2021
Interview process    Feb 2021    June 2021
Offer letters    Mar 2021    July 2021
Classes commencing    Aug 2021    Aug 2021
*All dates are tentative

Azim Premji University offers a diverse student cohort; need-based scholarships (full or partial waiver) and extensive academic support. With accomplished faculty members, a mix of teaching, research and field experience, combined with innovative teaching-learning methods and close mentoring of students, this is an opportunity for aspirants to explore India’s complex social and political reality and become responsible citizens of the 21st century. Undergraduate students can also conduct research through Honours projects (link to student research videos)

Admission process and dates: The admission process will be conducted in two windows, Early admissions and regular admissions.

Students can apply online on the University website. Applicants will be selected based on a written test following which personal interview will be conducted for the shortlisted students. The University also considers SAT and KYPY scores for Admissions.  

New campus
The classes will be conducted at the University’s permanent residential campus at Sarjapur-Attibele Road on the outskirts of Bangalore. Spread over 80 acres, the campus will offer 2.7 million sq.ft. of space after the first phase of construction, capable of accommodating 3800 students and 700 faculty plus administration staff. It will be a self-contained learning and living space with hostel accommodation for students, residential facilities for faculty and staff, guest stay, library, auditorium, amphitheatre, and sports complex with outdoor and indoor games.

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