Azim Premji University Announces Admissions to Masters’ Programmes 2018-2020

Bangalore, December 2017: Azim Premji University has invited applications from fresh and experienced graduates who are keen to contribute to the social sector in critical areas of Education, Development and related sectors.The two-year full time Postgraduate Programmes (M.A. Education, M.A. Development and M.A. Public Policy & Governance) and One year Programme (LL.M. in Law and Development) aim to develop competent and committed professionals who can significantly contribute to the Indian education and social sector.

Universityoffers a unique learning experience with a curriculum of core courses thatprovide the foundation, more than 100 interdisciplinary / theme-based electivesand flexibility to design your own course through the ‘Independent study’option. 

Integratedfield practice at the University is a unique learning experience withpracticums every week, longer exposure visits, field research, internshipsopportunities and independent field projects. Apart from these, courses in artand craft, music, cinema, literature etc. and other learning opportunities throughworkshops, seminars, guest lectures and events are organised in the campus. 

TheUniversity has an explicit commitment towards supporting students fromdisadvantaged backgrounds, based on parental education, income, caste, genderetc. The University provides extensive financial assistance for deservingstudents through full and part scholarships.S. Giridhar, Chief Operating Officer, Azim Premji Universitysaid, “Givenour clear social purpose, it is heartening to see that almost all ourgraduates chose to work in the education and development sector, many of themin rural areas. They have taken the opportunity to contribute meaningfully tosocial change on the ground.” 

Admissionprocess and dates:Studentscan apply online on the University website. Applicants will be shortlistedbased on a written test and personal interview.The final date for applicationsfor the Postgraduate & LL.M. programmes is Jan 26, 2018 withthe test scheduled in 30 centers across India on Feb 10, 2018 andinterviews in Mar 2018.  

CareerOpportunities & Placement Support: A variety ofchallenging and fulfilling roles are available in the social sector, NGOs,corporate social responsibility departments, research and educationalinstitutions.The fivepostgraduate programme batches that have graduated haveseen excellent campus placement. Close to 90 organisations visit the campusevery year. Dedicated campus placement cell facilitates these careeropportunities. 

Address: Azim Premji University, Pixel Park, BBlock, PES Campus, Electronics City, Hosur Road, Bengaluru, 560100

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