Ashoka University is inviting applications for Ph.D. in Chemical Sciences, Computer Science and Sociology & Anthropology. Candidates can fill the form online through the website. The application deadline is Dec 4 while it is Feb 28 for Sociology & Anthropology.

Ashoka University has released Round 1 UG Applications on the official website. The last date to apply is November 18, 2020. Candidates who want early admission can apply now. Admission will be conducted in 4 rounds. The assessment date for Round 1 is November 29, 2020.

Ashoka University was founded in 2014 and located in Sonepat, Haryana. It is a private research university. The university has received recognition from University Grants Commission (UGC), Government of Haryana and Government of India. The main campus of Ashoka University is spread over an area of 25 acres. 

Ashoka University offers different undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral programmes with various specializations. The Institute offers major as well as minor degree courses. Currently, the university has 7 academic centres that offer research oriented collaborations. 

Basic admission criteria vary for different courses. It is merit based for some while others programmes have entrance exams as the selection criteria. 

Ashoka University Important Dates

UG Application Round 1 Deadline 14 Oct - 18 Nov, 2020
Assessment Date 29 Nov, 2020
Ph.D. Registration in Chemical Sciences and Computer Science 04 Dec, 2020
Ph.D. regsitration in Sociology & Anthropology 28 Feb, 2021

Ashoka University Highlights

Following are some major highlights of Ashoka university:

Name of the university Ashoka University, Sonepat
Founded In 2014
Institute Type Private
Approved by University Grants Commission (UGC)
Courses offered Undergraduate, Postgraduate, Doctoral
Basic admission criteria Merit based and entrance based
Scholarship Yes
Facilities Hostel, Wi-Fi, library, sports etc.
Reservations Yes
Application Mode Online and offline
Official website

Ashoka University Ranking

Some extraordinary achievements of the college are:

Organization Rank Year
Education World #2 2019-2020

Ashoka University Courses

Under UG domain institute offers BA, B.Sc. with duration of 3 years. Under PG domain institute offers MA with duration of 2 years. The institute also offers PHD in various specializations. All other details of the courses offered are given underneath:-

Courses Details
B. A (Hons.) Duration - 3 years
Specializations - Economics, Philosophy, Sociology & Anthropology, Mathematics, History, English, Biology, Computer science, Physics, Psychology.
Eligibility - 10+2
B.Sc. (Hons.) Duration - 3 years
Specializations - Biology, Computer science, Physics.
Eligibility - 10+2 in PCM
Young India Fellowship Duration - 1 year
Specializations - liberal studies
Eligibility - Candidates must have undergraduate or postgraduate degree with Written and verbal communication skills.
M. A Duration - 2 years
Specializations - English, economics , liberal studies
Eligibility - Graduation
PHD Duration - 5 years
Specializations - Biology, Computer science, Physics, Psychology, Economics , History, English
Eligibility - post graduation

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Ashoka University Admission Process

Selection criteria

  • Admission to the UG courses is based solely on merit.
  • For the YIF program, any UG or PG degree holder or a candidate awaiting his/her final year examination for the same can apply
  • Admission to M.A. in Liberal Studies is restricted to the graduates of the Young India Fellowship.
  • For M.A. in Economics, students with a relevant UG degree are eligible to apply.
  • Final selection for PG courses will be based on the entrance exam merit

How to Apply?

  • Visit the official website of the university. 
  • Click on 'Apply How to register yourself. 
  • Select the course you want to opt for. 
  • Enter all the required details in the application form. 
  • Upload the required documents as per the instructions. 
  • Pay the application fee. 
  • Submit the form. 

Read more: Ashoka University Admission

Ashoka University Scholarships

The financial assistance is extended to the students on the basis of their need and affordability. There is no provision for merit based scholarships. Documents required for availing the scholarship are;

  • Bank account statement for last 12 months(earning members) 
  • Income tax returns for the financial year
  • Details of the financial assets
  • Business Income Tax Return, Business Bank Statement. 
  • Form 26AS
  • Loan Statement
  • Haryana Domicile Certificate. 

Ashoka University Facilities

In the Ashoka University, there are following facilities:

Library - The University has well organized library with a wide collection of books, journals and magazines for all the departments. E- Resources are also available for the use of the students. 

Wi-Fi - The University has an excellent Wi-Fi networking reaching out to all the departments, labs and other technical places. The availability of Wi-Fi makes it quite easier for the students to access the resources. 

Hostels- The University provides hostel facility to both boys and girls. Rooms in the hostel are spacious and well maintained. The surrounding is clean and proper hygiene is maintained. 

Ashoka University Faculty

The university has a highly qualified and supportive faculty. The details of the faculty are given below;

Chancellor: Rudrangshu Mukherjee

No. of Professors: 8

No. of associate professors: 20

No. of assistant professors: 75+

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Ashoka University FAQs

Ques. How are the placements at the Ashoka University? 

Ans. Ashoka University provides excellent job opportunities to the students from various departments. Top companies arrive at the Institute for the recruitment process. 

Ques. How is the campus life at Ashoka University? 

Ans. Apart from academics, the university is also involved in many co curricular activities to enhance the skills of the students. Many sports events take place regularly. 

Ques. What are the various specializations offered in M. A in the Ashoka university? 

Ans. The university offers MA in liberal studies and MA in economics at the postgraduate level. 

Ques. What is the Ashoka university address? 

Ans. The address of the Ashoka university is Plot number 2,Rajiv Gandhi Education City, National Capital Region, P. O Rai Sonepat - 131029 , Haryana, India. 

Ques. What is the intake capacity for undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the Ashoka University? 

Ans. The intake capacity for undergraduate courses is 130 while that for postgraduate courses is 200.