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PG Programmes 2019 @ Azim Premji University, Bangalore [Entrance Exam on Feb 10]: Apply by Jan 26: Expired

Azim Premji University is inviting applications for the following Postgraduate Programmes 2019.

1. M.A. Education

The two-year full-time Master of Arts (M.A.) Education Programme at Azim Premji University is a broad-based Programme of Study that includes theory, practice, research, policy and planning in education.

It aims to prepare people with good understanding of education, capabilities for action and deep social commitment. The sub-themes covered in the programme are pedagogy, assessment, educational technology, educational leadership and management, inclusive education, curriculum studies, teachers and teacher educators.

Read more about M.A. Education here.

2. M.A. Development

The two-year full-time Master of Arts (M.A.) Development Programme at Azim Premji University aims to prepare individuals capable of informed and thoughtful development action, aware of the complexity, depth and scope of the discourse of development, its ethical imperatives and its implications for policy and action. They will be in a position to meaningfully contribute to meeting India’s growing need for individuals who can engage with development challenges.

The sub-themes covered in the programme are political economy; welfare economics; sociology, history and politics of India; population studies and labour studies; livelihood; legal studies and governance; health systems, rural and urban studies, habitats, ecosystems and communities; traditional communities and the pressures of industrialisation; ameliorative and other approaches to crises.

Read more about M.A. Development here.

3. M.A. Public Policy and Governance

The two-year full-time Master of Arts in Public Policy and Governance (MPG) will prepare students to critically analyse public policy problems, programs and policies; identify and frame governance problems; provide purposive programmatic solutions, and undertake critical and impactful governance research.

Our graduates will become reflective practitioners in public affairs through careers in the government, development organizations, social enterprises, think tanks, the media and other agencies involved in public affairs.

Read more about M.A. in Public Policy and Governance here.


Graduates from any discipline (including students graduating in 2019) are encouraged to apply. Applicants with work experience will be given additional weightage in the selection process.

There is also a 50% tuition fee waiver for candidates with 3+ years’ work experience.

How to apply

Apply online at this page.

Last date to apply: 26th Jan 2019

Selection Process of Azim Premji University

The selection for the Postgraduate programme includes a National Entrance Test and a Personal Interview.

Entrance Test: Applicants will have to appear for the National Entrance Test (on Feb 10, 2019) that will assess the English Reading Comprehension, Reasoning Ability, Quantitative Ability and General & Social Awareness. The test will be conducted in various cities across the country.

Sample Question paper

Personal Interview: Applicants shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the National Entrance Test will be called for a Personal Interview. Interviews will be conducted in various cities across the country.

Information Sessions

The university is conducting information session across the country to give the students an opportunity to interact with our faculty members and know more about our Postgraduate programmes. Date and Venues of the Information session are mentioned below.

18-01-201903:00 PM – 05.00 PMDelhiNational YMCA Hostel  Dr. S. Sathianandhan conference hall Jai Singh Road (Gate No 5) New Delhi 110001.
19-01-2019MumbaiNirmala Niketan College of Social Work 38, New Marine Lines Church gate (East) Mumbai – 400 020
19-01-2019KolkataTo be Announced
26-01-2019BangaloreAzim Premji University, PES Campus, 10th Floor Seminar hall, Pixel-A, Electronics City, Bangalore

Toll-free helpline: 18008432001

Email: admissions@apu.edu.in

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