Ahmedabad University is a private, non-profit university founded by Ahmedabad Education Society (AES). The university is among the most esteemed institutions of its kind offering several programs such as engineering, life sciences, management, arts, and computer science. The university has four schools in total, which offer undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral level programs in many specializations. The university is recognized by UGC and the state government. It has also been approved by AICTE. Ahmedabad University holds some of the most qualified and accomplished individuals in its faculty in all departments, many of which hold Ph.Ds in their respective fields. Every institute of the university is also well equipped and laid out with facilities available to the students, such as libraries, accommodation in hostels, state-of-the-art infrastructure and more.

Important Dates

Application Cycle Application Cycle Starts Application Cycle Ends Announcement of Decision
Early Admissions 1 November 23, 2020 December 31, 2020 January 16, 2021
Early Admissions 2 January 4, 2021 February 19, 2021 March 5, 2021
Early Admissions 3 February 22, 2021 April 30, 2021 May 14, 2021
Regular Admissions May 3, 2021 To be announced Subject to the announcement of Class 12 results To be announced Subject to the announcement of Class 12 results

Ahmedabad University Highlights

Established | Type 2009 | Private (Non-profit)
Campus Area 250 acres
Students Enrollment 3014-UG | 146-PG | 44-Doctoral
Faculty Strength 121-Full-time | 56 Visiting
Approvals & Accreditations UGC and AICTE
International Partnerships UC San Diego
Stanford University
Wright State University
Rennes School of Business
Olin College of Engineering
University of Bradford

Ahmedabad University Courses

Ahmedabad University offers various programs under its many departments and institutions. These programs are at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels. Details for courses provided by the university are as mentioned below: 

Course Name Eligibility (Class 12th)
B.Com (Hons)
  • English as a 1st/2nd language
  • Open to all candidates
B.Com Professional (Hons)
BBA (Hons) 
Integrated MBA
B.A (Hons)
BS (Hons)
  • For Computer Science Major: Math, English as a 1st / 2nd Language.
  • For Physics Major: Physics, Math, English as a 1st or 2nd Language
Integrated MS
  • English as a 1st / 2nd Language
  • Biology is compulsory
B.Tech
  • Must have studied Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics
  • English as a 1st / 2nd Language
  • Valid JEE (Main) score
MBA Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with 50% marks 
Master of Management in Heritage Management
M.Tech
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/ technology in CE/ CSE/ EE/ ECE with 60% marks 
  • Valid GATE or PGCET score
Ph.D.
  • Master’s degree in relevant discipline with 60% marks
  • Must have qualified CSIR-UGC-NET

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Ahmedabad University Admissions

The candidates fulfilling the eligibility requirements can apply to the respective course through both online and offline mode. Before applying online, the candidate shall have to procure PIN Cover by paying INR 1000/- (non-refundable) per discipline in cash to any designated branch of Dena Bank.

Admission is based on a Holistic Review (except for B.Tech and M.Tech) that comprises the following criteria:

  • Academic performance (Class 10, 11 and 12)
  • Personal Statement
  • Extracurricular/Sports/Co-curricular achievements of the candidate
  • Personal Interaction

For B.Tech, the University accepts the JEE (Mains) score or ACPC process of Govt. of Gujarat. Similarly, for admission to M.Tech, the candidate must have a GATE or PGCET score.

Note(s): 

  • A student in the Integrated Masters Programme receives the bachelor’s as well as the master’s degree at the end of the successful completion of the five-year Programme.
  • A student has the provision to opt-out from the fifth year and receives a bachelor’s degree with Honours after meeting all prescribed requirements for this option.

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Ahmedabad University Placements

The University’s Career Development Centre helps prepare students for careers after their University education. It organizes aptitude tests and workshops that give students a better sense of their own mistakes and It provides counseling & mentoring on areas of interest, information on various industries and guidance to those seeking Graduate education.

Specifications 2016 2017 2018 (till Feb)
Batch Size 51 61 190
Placement Percentage 75 88 -
No of Companies participating 65 56 54
Maximum Salary Offered 4 LPA 15.5 LPA 15.5 LPA
Average Salary 2.93 LPA 4.82 LPA 4.65 LPA

Some of the companies where students have been employed include:

Amara Raja Amazon Amul Arvind Ltd. Asahi Ltd. Axis Bank
Asian Paints Decathlon Reliance Retail Vodafone Zomato Yes Foundation
Berger Paints Nestle Yes Bank Tatvic Zeus Learning MRF
Fab India Elko EP Directi Coviam Godrej & Boyce VVDN Technologies,etc.

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Ahmedabad University Scholarships

The University provides scholarships to deserving and meritorious students to help them obtain an education. The following is a brief about the same:

  • Need-based Scholarship: To be eligible for this scholarship,  a student needs to maintain a minimum CGPA of 2.0 in a year. 
  • Merit-based Scholarship: This will be given to 1st-year students at the time of admission to any UG program. They will obtain a 100% waiver of the tuition fees for the first year. 

Apart from these, the students admitted through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses by the Govt of Gujarat will be eligible for a full fee waiver of the tuition fee. This scholarship will be provided for all 4 years. The university admits students on a need-blind basis and firmly believes that lack of financial resources should not be a barrier to education. Hence, Financial Aid in the form of partial and even a complete waiver of tuition fees is provided to students based on eligibility.

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Ahmedabad University Facilities

Ahmedabad University is approved by University Grants Commission (UGC). The campus is located in the Navrangpura area of Ahmedabad city with 250 acres of land. 

Ahmedabad University Schools

Ahmedabad University provides Undergraduate Programs across four schools and four centers. Each school has its own unique institutional characteristics and guiding vision, yet they all are driven by a common enthusiasm that fosters interdisciplinary learning and organic exchange that strives towards the development of innovative solutions to present-day problems. Following schools are open for undergraduate admissions:

Given below are some of the facilities offered to the students by the University:

  • Library: The library is stocked with specialized and general books, journals, magazines, periodicals, research publications, case studies. The students can easily access the resources within the campus.
  • Hostels: It offers hostel facilities to both boys and girls within close proximity to the campus. There are 3 types of rooms available as per students’ need i.e. Large Room, Medium-sized rooms; and Regular-sized rooms. The University also provides transportation facility with drop and pick up facility from hostel and University. 
  • Classrooms: The classrooms are well-ventilated, spacious, air-conditioned and fitted with advanced audiovisual equipment. 

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Ahmedabad University Faculty

The University has exceptional faculty members who are holding considerable experience in their respective disciplines. Many of the faculty hold doctoral degrees from universities at the national and international levels. The faculty at Ahmedabad University consists of Assistant Professors, Senior Lecturers, Visiting Faculty and other teaching and nonteaching members. 

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Ahmedabad University FAQs

Ques. How is Ahmedabad University?

Ans. The core of good institutions is the methodology of learning they adopt in their curriculum. Ahmedabad University serves as an amazing platform of creative learning through choice-based electives ranging from technological theories to business to astronomy to culture. If you are a student who looks forward to learning through practice then this is the right place for you.

Ques. Which is a better college: Ahmedabad University or Indus University?

Ans. Ahmedabad University is better than Indus University in terms of academics, infrastructure, placement, and faculty. AU has the best faculty for all courses and they have various visiting faculties from the best colleges in India. It also has foreign university collaborations and that makes it unique.

Ques. How is Mechanical Engineering at ICT, Ahmedabad University?

Ans. The students are provided with the facility of project-based learning and other modern equipment. The faculty members at the school are highly experienced and educated. The admission to the course is done on the basis of ranking in ACPC (Admission Committee for Professional Courses). The School of Engineering and Applied Sciences is also known for good placement records.