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Azim Premji University announces admissions for Postgraduate Programmes 2020

Chennai, January 7, 2020: Azim Premji University, Bangalore, announces admissions to its full-time Postgraduate programme based in Bengaluru.  Programmes offered:  2-year Programmes (M.A. Education, M.A. Development, M.A Economics and M.A. Public Policy & Governance) 1-year  Programme (LL.M. in Law and Development) 

Unique Learning Experience: Strong grounding in theory, practice and research. Core courses to build understanding and perspectives in the domain. More than 100 interdisciplinary / theme based elective choices. Competency building workshops in several areas like communication, finance etc. Open courses in art, music, cinema, dance, theatre etc.  Weekly guest lectures, national and international conferences.


Integrated Field Practice: A mix of field experiences spread across all semesters consisting of weekly practicums, immersion visits, organizational internships, faculty- mentored research projects and independent field projects.


Accomplished Faculty Team:  A team of 140 faculty members with extensive experience in teaching, research and field practice. High faculty-student ratio, dedicated faculty hours for meetings, close support and mentoring.

Fulfilling Career Opportunities: There is a growing need in the social sector for professionals with motivation and competence. We have an excellent placement record with over 90 organizations participating in campus placements every year.

Financial Assistance: Extensive need based scholarships (100%, 75%, 50%, and 25%) both on tuition and accommodation. 50% tuition fee waiver for candidates with minimum 3 years’ experience.

S. Giridhar, Chief Operating Officer, Azim Premji University said, “There is a great need for well-prepared and committed graduates in the education and development sectors in India, given the scale and complexity of issues and the wide range of competencies required to engage in these areas. Azim Premji University’s Postgraduate Programmes aim to address this talent gap by preparing competent, motivated graduates and enable them to contribute meaningfully to the social sector.”

Admission Process and Dates: Students can apply online on the University website. Applicants will be selected based on a written test and personal interview for shortlisted students.

Important dates
Last date to apply22nd  Jan 2020
Entrance test date8th Feb 2020
Interview processMar 2020
Offer lettersApr 2020
Classes commencingJuly 2020

Address: Azim Premji University, Admissions Office, Pixel Park, B Block, PES Campus, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bengaluru, 560100

TOLL FREE HELPLINE: 1800 843 2001

EMAIL: admissions@apu.edu.in                                                WEBSITE: www.azimpremjiuniversity.edu.in/pg

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