Admissions 2018

Undergraduate Admissions

The Office of Admission and Financial Aid aims to enroll talented students from all across India and the World. We follow a need blind admissions policy where gifted aspirants from diverse backgrounds are evaluated purely on the merit of their application profile – and high achieving students are offered generous financial support.

We ensure that no student, once found meritorious, is denied opportunity to study at the University. We provide generous financial aid in the form of partial coverage to complete waiver of fees to students who are eligible as per the University’s policy, and who apply before all deadlines.

Undergraduate programmes at Ahmedabad University provides skills, promotes citizenship, builds courage, and inculcates responsibility. It is aimed at providing broad and deep education that will equip students to navigate the world in which (s)he lives and become an agent of change in the betterment of one’s own life and that of the society. Toward that, our admissions process consists of a holistic review of aspiring students’ profiles that are based upon multiple criteria. These criteria include both quantitative, qualitative and attitudinal measures, which help us select those candidates who best fit the University’s mission, culture and values. In general, preference is given to those who demonstrate the academic preparation, personal qualities and potential to thrive in our unique and rigorous learning philosophy.

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Graduate Admissions

Master of Business Administration

The two year full time MBA programme of Amrut Mody School of Management, Ahmedabad University is for aspirants who are motivated about experiential learning and dream to weave a management career of their interest. The programme aims to enroll students rich in regional and academic diversity. Admissions to the MBA programme are based on holistic evaluation process, based upon criteria that include qualitative, quantitative and attitudinal measures.

Graduates or those in the final year of their graduation may apply to the MBA programme by taking one of the competitive aptitude tests from amongst CAT 2017 / XAT 2018 / CMAT 2018 / NMAT 2017 / MAT 2017-18/ SNAP 2017 / GMAT. Candidates who have not taken any competitive aptitude test yet, but have a strong academic background or relevant work experience, may also apply.

After reviewing all the applications, shortlisted candidates will be called for personal interaction. The final selection will be based on their overall performance across aptitude test, personal interaction, and academic performance. Candidates with relevant work experience or active participation in community service will be given a preference.

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Master of Management Studies in Heritage Management

The MMS in Heritage Management is a unique programme which emphasizes on critical understanding of heritage, and holistic management approach to heritage sector. It encompasses diverse range of heritage sectors such as arts and culture (intangible heritage), historic buildings and sites (built and urban heritage), natural and cultural landscapes, museums and other cultural organisations, and so on. The programme is open to candidates from any disciplinary background with a minimum of a Bachelor degree, and a demonstrated interest or experience in the heritage sector.

The admission is based on holistic evaluation comprising of a Statement of Purpose (SoP), a portfolio of relevant works OR a standard admissions test score, and a personal interview of short-listed candidates.

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Master of Arts in Economics

The two-year Master of Arts degree programme in Economics (MA in Economics) is a one-of-its-kind graduate programme in the field in India. The programme is academically rigorous, with a focus on interdisciplinarity and practical exposure. The programme will equip the graduating with analytical skills to understand the complex modern world and test solutions to the challenges it poses. The graduates from this programme may opt for professions in academia, corporate sector, consulting, public policy and governance, and non-governmental organisations. The applicant should have a Bachelors degree or equivalent in any field including Engineering and Management; trained in quantitative subjects in Class 12 or at Bachelors level; a valid GRE/CAT or graduate level aptitude test or entrance test of Indian Central Universities, IGIDR or others. Foreign students with a valid IELTS score can also apply.

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Master of Technology in Computer Science and Engineering

The School of Engineering and Applied Science offers two year MTech programme for the aspirants who wish to advance their knowledge in the field of Computer Science, with a special focus on ‘Data Science’ and ‘Analytics’. This programme is specially designed to give students a hands on experience of a variety of analytical tools and functions, which includes data mining, predictive modelling, machine learning and visual analytics using large data sets. The students will also conduct analyses and work towards building prototypes which have real world applications. The students will also be encouraged to develop models for various industries and prepare case studies.

Admissions to the programme is open to those who have a valid GATE score in any of the subjects, which are, Computer Science, Information Technology, Electronics and Communication, Electrical Engineering, Instrumentation Engineering, and Physics and Mathematics. The candidate should have a Bachelor of Engineering/ Bachelor of Technology in ICT/CS/IT/EE/EC OR a Master degree in Computer Science/Electronics/Mathematics/Physics OR a three year MCA programme degree. A list of short listed candidates will be posted on the School website. The admissions to the MTech programme is conducted by Ahmedabad University.

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