Azim Premji University, Bangalore, announces admissions to its full-time postgraduate programmes based in Bengaluru.
2-year Programmes (Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline)
- MA Education
- MA Development
- MA Public Policy and Governance
- MA Economics
1-year Programme (Eligibility: Bachelor’s degree in Law)
LLM in Law and Development
Unique Learning Experience: Strong grounding in theory, practice and research. Core courses to build understanding and perspectives in the domain. A large number of 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: Opportunities for a variety of field experiences spread across all semesters, consisting of weekly practicums, immersion visits, organisational internships, faculty- mentored research projects and independent field projects.
Accomplished Faculty Team: A team of 170 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 organisations participating in campus placements every year. The placement team conducts several developmental workshops for students that help them make the right career choices.
Financial Assistance: Azim Premji University has an explicit commitment towards supporting economically disadvantaged students. The university provides extensive need-based scholarships, based on the family income of the students (100 percent, 75 percent, 50 percent, and 25percent) on tuition, accommodation and food. Anyone with an annual income less than 7 lakhs can apply for a scholarship. The university also offers a 50 percent tuition fee waiver for candidates with minimum 3 years’ experience after graduation for all 2-year PG programmes.
Further, Anurag Gupta, Director – Student Affairs, Azim Premji University said, “In a developing country like India, there is an immense need to systematically and formally train and educate students to be ready to work in 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 with shortlisted students. Candidates with minimum 2 years’ experience after graduation will be given a chance to go through the early round of admission for MA Education, Development and Public Policy and Governance programmes.Important date:
Courtesy – IndiaToday