Undergraduate Programmes

The Undergraduate Programme at Ahmedabad University provides skills, promotes citizenship, builds courage, and inculcates responsibility. It is aimed at providing broad and deep education that will equip the student to navigate the world in which she lives and become an agent of change in the betterment of her own life and that of the society. The undergraduate education is premised on the fact that it is broad enough for the student to discover her passion in life and prepare her to pursue the passion and yet build deep expertise in her chosen field. It is the ambition of the University to facilitate crossover of disciplinary learning. A transdisciplinary problem definition and solving, critical thinking and analytical skills, intellectual and emotional depth, and an exposure to the world of disciplines from humanities to life sciences is the foundation of an Ahmedabad education. Undergraduate education, for many, is also a terminal degree hence, it must provide a pathway to livelihood. 

Empathy for others who are less endowed and a sense of duty towards contributing to the society whether through their own discipline or their engagement with social organizations is an important ethos that must be reflected by the university environment. Universities are also safe places where students and faculty can use scholarship to address conflicting ideas and diverse opinions and beliefs. Respect for and protection of other’s ideas and beliefs and their right to express it even when they are different from ours should be a foremost object of the undergraduate experience. 

The Undergraduate curriculum at Ahmedabad University provides immense flexibility to help students discover their own passion and their own areas of engagement. The programme will particularly help students develop capabilities to synthesize ideas and information while creating an ability to cogently develop an argument and express themselves, verbally and in writing.
 

  • Bachelor of Arts (Honours)

    BA (Honours) programme offers a suite of majors for students to choose from. The curriculum of the Majors has been carefully designed so as to impart to students excellent communication and interpersonal skills, the ability to understand and critically analyse behavioral, social and political issues globally, and the ability to work in teams.

    Minimum Programme Credits: 120*
    The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Majors: Economics | History | Philosophy, History and Languages | Psychology | Social and Political Sciences

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  • Bachelor of Commerce (Honours)

    The BCom (Honours) programme provides an education in commerce with focus on accounting within the context of an interdisciplinary education. The programme is designed to develop a holistic perspective on commerce and thus equip students with an understanding of modern, sustainable business milieus.

    Minimum Programme Credits: 125*
    *The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Major: Accounting

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  • Bachelor of Commerce (Professional)

    The BCom Professional programme, is the first of its kind in India which is specifically designed for students who are pursuing or intending to pursue, concurrently, professional qualifications like Chartered Accountant (CA), Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), Company Secretary (CS), Cost and Management Accountant (CMA), Certified Public Accountant (CPA), Certified Financial Planner (CFP) and Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) along with  a BCom Honours degree.

    Minimum Programme Credits: 125*
    *The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Major: Accounting

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  • Bachelor of Science (Honours)

    BS (Honours) is a comprehensive degree programme for prospective students who wish to pursue a higher degree in Sciences in India or abroad or find an opportunity in the knowledge industry. Upon completion of  studies, students can take up positions in industry and research laboratories, start their own venture or pursue advanced degrees & research at academic institutions.

    Minimum Programme Credits: 120*
    *The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Majors: Computer Science | Mathematical and Computational Sciences | Physics

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  • Bachelor of Science in Management (Honours)

    Erstwhile administered as Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours). The programme helps develop a sound foundation of management principles, provides an opportunity to learn abouts its interface with technology & data, and helps build a decision making mindset and ability. It builds critical thinking, analytical, communication, an integrative ability (an ability to connect disciplines and the context).

    Minimum Programme Credits: 125*
    The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Majors: Accounting and Finance | Business Analytics | Finance and Economics | Finance | Human Resource and Organisations | Marketing | Operations Management | Operations Research and Statistics | Supply Chain Management

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  • Bachelor of Technology

    BTech programme at Ahmedabad University prepares a ‘whole engineer.’ Our programme teaches a student to solve engineering problems by understanding their social, economic and business context and by building capabilities in methods and technologies that support innovation. The unique curriculum offers a wholesome education, providing in-depth focus through Majors in different branches of engineering, alongside a robust multidisciplinary foundation in engineering, the humanities and the social sciences.

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  • Dual Degree Programme in Integrated Arts

    The Dual Degree Programme in Integrated Arts is a multidisciplinary arts degree dedicated to producing a new generation of artists, policymakers, art curators, managers, and academicians in the ever-expanding field of the Performing and Visual Arts, from the traditional crafts to New Media Art, and in the Creative Industries. 

    Minimum Programme Credits: 183*
    *The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Major: Integrated Arts (Fine Arts/ Performing Arts)

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  • Integrated Master of Science

    The Integrated Master of Science in Life Sciences programme aims to impart a sound understanding of the basics in life sciences, an aptitude for research, and ability to undertake diverse and challenging career opportunities in industry and academia. Our objective is to provide research education in life sciences at an early stage, in order to inculcate an interest in scientific and industrial innovation.

    Minimum Programme Credits: 180*
    *The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Major: Life Sciences

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  • The BxMx Programme (Dual Degree)

    The BxMx Programme allows a student of Ahmedabad University to pursue a bachelor’s and a master’s programme in a five year period. Unlike the Five Year Integrated Master’s Programmes in one discipline at the University, The BxMx is a Dual Degree Programme that allows an undergraduate  student to study a bachelor’s programme in one discipline while completing a master’s in another. This allows a Bachelor’s student from one programme and one School to seamlessly move into a Master’s programme in the same school or another school provided they get admitted to the programme and meet the prescribed requirements. A student can enter into a BxMx Programme at the time of joining the University or they can apply at the beginning of their third year at the University.

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  • The Entrepreneurship & Family Business Programme (erstwhile administered as the Integrated MBA Programme)

    Ahmedabad University offers a five-year dual degree programme in Bachelor of Science in Management and MBA with a focus on Entrepreneurship and Family Business. It provides training in foundations of management so as to enable students to take up leadership roles in managing, scaling-up, turnaround of family business or craft a business plan to start an enterprise within or outside a family business.

    Minimum Programme Credits: 165*
    *The curriculum structure and number of credits are under review and are likely to increase

    Major: Entrepreneurship and Family Business

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