Azim Premji University Recent Admission Alerts and Updates
Azim Premji University, Bangalore is accepting applications from eligible candidates for admission to its 2-years full-time Postgraduate Program and 1-year Master of Laws (LL.M) in Law and Development for the academic session 2021. Candidates can submit the application form for the regular round by February 22, 2021, along with the application fee of INR 500.
Azim Premji University has released admission form for admission to the PG courses for academic session 2021. Last date for applying is February 22, 2021.
Ajim Premji University Important Dates
Application for PG Courses
Last Date to Apply for PG Courses
February 22, 2021
Last Date to Apply for LLM Courses
February 22, 2021
The university has ended it’s admission process for various UG courses for the session 2020. The interested students could have applied for the University through the online process of application available at the official website.
Azim Premji University, Bengaluru offers Integrated B.Sc-B.Ed and B.Sc and BA courses at undergraduate level. At PG level, the university offers MA, M.Ed and LL.M courses. Candidates can apply online or offline for these courses. Azim Premji University also offers Scholarships, Loan Facilities and Assistantships to the deserving candidates. Students can opt for admission to B.Sc-B.Ed (Integrated), B.Sc and BA courses in two modes, i.e., Early Admissions and Regular Admissions.
Admission to all the UG, PG and Integrated courses is based on candidates’ performance in the qualifying degree followed by a National Level Entrance Test conducted by the university.
For MA/ LL.M and M.Ed courses, the candidates will be shortlisted for the interview round on the basis of their score in the Entrance Test.
25% of the total available seats are reserved for students of Karnataka domicile.
Azim Premji University Integrated B.Sc-B.Ed, B.Sc & BA Admission 2021
Azim Premji University offers a four-year integrated (B.Sc-B.Ed) and B.Sc & BA courses in various specializations for the duration of three years. The minimum eligibility criteria is 10+2 in the relevant subject group with at least 50% marks in aggregate.
Admission is granted on the basis of university-based Entrance Test. The entrance test will assess the English language and quantitative abilities. Students can choose a Minor subject in during the second semester of the course. Students can also opt for an Honors degree through advanced research projects.
Life Science & Education
10+2 (Science) with 50% marks in aggregate. Applicant should not be more than 19 years of age as on July 1
Score in the entrance test conducted by the university
Physical Science & Education
10+2 with 50% marks in aggregate. Applicant should not be more than 19 years of age as on July 1
Azim Premji University MA, M.Ed & LL.M Admission 2021
Azim Premji University offers full-time MA, LL.M and M.Ed programs in different disciplines at PG level. Graduation in the desired discipline is the minimum eligibility criteria. Admission is offered on the basis of candidates’ performance in course-specific entrance tests followed by an interview.
Bachelor’s Degree in the relevant discipline
Entrance test followed by Personal Interview. Preference will be given to the candidates with valid work experience
Public Policy & Governance
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in Sciences/ Mathematics/Engineering with at least 50% marks in aggregate along with any of the following degrees with 50% marks (B.Ed/ B.Sc-B.Ed/ B.El.Ed. (with Optional Mathematics / Science) or D.El.Ed. with a UG Degree (with 50% marks)
Written Test followed by an interview
Law and Development
Bachelor of Law (LL.B of 3 years or 5-year duration) from a recognized University located in India or abroad
Written Test followed by an interview or any other equivalent test
Candidates with teaching experience or a Master’s degree in Science/Mathematics will be referred at the time of admission to M.Ed program.
The university offers scholarships of 100%, 70% and 50% in the tuition fees the candidates whose family income is less than INR 5 lakh per annum.
Azim Premji University M.Ed Entrance Exam Pattern:
The entrance test will consist of 60 MCQs with an essay for the duration of two and half hour. Check topic-wise details as given below:
Number of Questions
Part A- Questions on understanding in education, including policies and recommendations
Part B- Questions on discipline-specific content up to Undergraduate level (Candidates can choose the discipline depending on their UG/ PG degree and teaching subject in B.Ed (Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry, Biology)
Part C- Students have to provide some arguments, justifications regarding issues related to education and teaching
Essay (500-750) words
Azim Premji University MA & LL.M Entrance Exam Pattern:
Details regarding the number of questions asked and the type of questions are tabulated below:
No of Questions
English / Reading Comprehension
General & Social Awareness
Statement of Purpose
Essay (500 words)
Azim Premji University PG Entrance Exam Centers: The university will conduct an entrance exam in online or offline mode at different centers located all over India.
Both Offline and Offline
Azim Premji University Application Process 2021
The application form can be filled online or offline by following the given steps:
Visit the official website of Azim Premji University.
Click on ‘Apply Online’ and Register by providing the details such as e-mail ID, mobile number and date of birth.
On successful registration, an email will be sent to the registered e-mail ID with login credentials to access the application form.
Fill the application form and upload the scanned copies of photograph and signature.
Pay the application fee online by PayUmoney using Debit card/Credit card/ Net banking.
Save the application form for further admission proceedings.
Visit the official website of Azim Premji University.
Click on ‘Apply Online’ and download the application form.
Pay the application fee through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Azim Premji Foundation for Development” payable at Bengaluru.
Send the duly filled application form along with required documents and DD to:
Admissions Office, Azim Premji University,
PES Campus, Pixel Park, B Block,
Electronics City, Hosur Road,
Bengaluru – 56010
Azim Premji University, Bangalore : 9 Answered QuestionsView All
• Top Answer By Debdeep Majumder on 31-Aug-2020
Ans. Yes, Azim Premji University (APU) is a good option for MA in Development studies. It is one of eminent social science universities in Bangalore. Development studies courses are purely Economics based in most institutes. However the course curriculum is quite different at APU, it is a fusion of multiple disciplines including Sociology, Economics, Ecology, Politics, etc. The institute has a group of highly qualified faculty, most of the faculty are alumni of Ivy League schools.
Given below is a brief insight to the program.
Entrance Test and Personal Interview
Type of exam
Average salary package
3.6 lakhs p.a
Aajeevika, Srijan, Arghyam, Pravah, PRADHAN, FES, BAIF, Gram Vikas, Selco Foundation, etc.
Every year more than 90 organizations visit the campus for the recruitment of the students from various NGOs, CSOs, CBOs, CSR units, corporate bodies, etc.
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Ans. Economics undergraduates at Azim Premji University are engaged in roles like Accounting, Audit, Management, Education, and Research, for which the minimum salary offered is ? 25000-30000 whereas the median salary offered is 3.6 lakhs per annum. The maximum salary received by the student is 4.85 lakhs per annum. More than 300 organization visits the campus for placements which are of various sizes starting from a small NGO space to research institutions, quasi-government institutions, school, etc. Around 90% of the students are actively working in social sectors which provide various exciting opportunities that contribute to the betterment of the country and which requires various specific competencies. The placement cell actively takes care of the whole recruitment process and where the student is free to choose from various options available to them.
Overall, the undergraduates receive a good salary after completing their studies and are often hired by reputed organizations. SBI Fellowship, The Bridge Schools, India School Leadership Institute, Cipla Foundation, Teach For India are few companies that visit the University frequently for economics undergraduates. Read more
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Ans. Azim Premji University provides ample scope to the students, as multiple companies visit the campus for recruitment. More than 1000 students get placed every year, where 67% of the placement is done by reputed NGOs like Aangan, Youth of Seva, Jeevika, Udyogini, Asia Peace Foundation, etc. Fellowship, School, and Training Institute like Centre of Civil Society, Eklavya Education, Gandhi fellowship, etc. hire 20% of the students. Students are also hired for jobs like Corporate Social responsibility, funding organization.
Students can also work with International Development Agencies, Government agency, Think-tanks or they can pursue PhD Philosophy. Students also receive offers from UNGC, the Association of Democratic Reforms based on their performance. Companies that visit the campus frequently for recruitment are Galaxy Product, CMS India, CIPLA Ltd., Foundation of Ecological Security and the average package which is offered to the students is ? 25,000 - ? 30,000 per month.Read more
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Ans. A non-profit university, Azim Premji University considers students with the knowledge, aptitude, and communication skills. The university has structured the admission process in such a way that it stands out from other universities in so many ways. Here is Azim Premji University’s process of selecting candidates for a B.Sc.
There is no such long list of requirements, but there are slightly different criteria for students who come from different education boards. With this, the university seems more inclusive to different aspirants. For instance, aspirants who have passed 10+2 under the CBSE/State/ISC board require a minimum of 50% marks while students from IGCSE board require to have completed at least three subjects at the GCE Advanced Level with a recognized 10th standard certificate from an Indian or foreign certifying board or IGCSE or O Levels with at least five subjects including English.
Similarly, for the International Board, a recognized 10th standard certificate with successful completion of IB Diploma/Certificate with at least 24 points from a total of at least six subjects with a minimum of three subjects at a higher level and three subjects at a standard level is required.
There is also an age limit for the aspirants applying for bachelor’s programs. Candidates must not be more than 19 years of age while joining the programme.
The selection of aspirants at Azim Premji University is a two-tier process. The selection process for B.Sc and other undergraduate programmes includes (1) an entrance test and (2) personal interview.
1. Entrance Test
The entrance test consists of two parts – Part A and Part B. The first part consists of a test that assesses the knowledge of English language and quantitative reasoning while the second part has a written component where applicants are asked to write an essay/data analysis/problem solving based on their major preference to assess writing and analytical skills. Here is a table showing the insights of the entrance test:
Multiple Choice (negative marking)
Written Component (Essay/data analysis/problem solving)
Question based on major preference
Note: In Part A, there are 2 marks each for every correct answer and 1 mark will be deducted for every wrong answer.
2. Personal Interview
After qualifying the entrance test, the candidate will be shortlisted for a personal interview.
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Ans. The course of BA Economics offered at Azim Premji University is not limited to theoretical knowledge of books and attending semester exams, but the course offers practical learning. Students get to learn in groups and explore the application to implement them in the real world situation. From 2019 the Economics specialization component consists of 48 credits. This consists of 36 credits from within Economics and 12 credits that can be obtained from a series of allied courses. The course is of 3 years where the first-year course fee is Rs. 52,500. The faculty is highly qualified in their respective subject and well-experienced.
The minimum salary offered in campus placement is 3.2 lakh p.a. whereas the median salary offered is 3.6 lakhs per annum. Companies that frequently visit the campus for recruitment of economics students are SBI Fellowship, Eklavya Education Foundation, Green Foundation, Cipla Foundation, FitKids Education & Training Pvt. Lts etc., for job roles like Accounting, Audit, Management, Education, and Research.
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