Admissions 2020

IMPORTANT ADMISSIONS NOTICE | COVID-19

Ahmedabad University is committed to supporting applicants for admission during the exceptional situation of the CoronaVirus pandemic.

To ensure the safety of everyone, we will be managing all Admissions processes remotely during the period of the national lockdown that was announced from March 25, 2020. The following systems have been put in place:

  • We will be allowing for possible delays in the announcement of Class 12 results. Accordingly, we may announce details specific to various Boards from time to time.
  • Students are to apply with Class 10 and Class 11 marksheets/gradesheets, and will be provided a window of time to add their Class 12 results later. Those who are yet to submit their application should apply without further delay.
  • Personal Interactions will be conducted using online meeting tools only.
  • We continue to accept applications through all Boards recognized by us and will be closely monitoring evaluation processes followed by each Board this year, in order to ensure equivalence.
  • We are remotely available on email and telephone, throughout the period of the lockdown, to take all student queries.

There is currently no change in our application process, selection methodology or in the Admissions calendar. However, please be alert for notices on the website regarding changes in the process or timelines, as circumstances evolve.

Office of Undergraduate Admissions and Financial Aid

Undergraduate Programmes

We offer a liberal education that inculcates the values of interdisciplinarity and rigour, in a way that links theory to living contexts. Each Honours Programme provides students the opportunity to craft their own learning across disciplines in Business and Commerce, Humanities and Sciences and create their own academic pathway. They have the opportunity to make an informed decision about their area of specialization, and can change their Major if they wish to. Students may pursue a Minor or take courses from a wide range of Electives across disciplines, subject to meeting course eligibility requirements.

We follow a need blind admissions policy where gifted aspirants from diverse backgrounds are evaluated purely on the merit of their application profile. Ahmedabad University offers scholarships based on Merit and Need-based Financial Aid.

Management, Commerce, Humanities and Sciences

Students interested in Bachelors’ and Integrated Masters’ Programmes are to submit the common application form, after selecting their preferred Programme.
Students are requested to note the following guidelines:

  • We accept applications online only.
  • Students can indicate up to three preferences of their intended area of study in the same form, subject to Programme eligibility criteria.
  • Students appearing in Class XII examinations conducted by various Boards or who are awaiting results, are eligible to apply under Early Admissions. The last date to apply for Early Admissions is Friday, April 3, 2020.

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Engineering

Joint Engineering Exam (JEE) Main is a compulsory requirement to apply for the Bachelor of Technology Programme directly through Ahmedabad University. There is a separate online application form for our Engineering Programme.

Kindly note the availability of seats as below:

  • 50% of seats are filled directly through an online application based on Joint Entrance Examination JEE (Main) All India Rank.
  • 50% of seats are allocated through the Admission Committee for Professional Courses (ACPC), a committee set up by the Government of Gujarat. Class 12 students can apply with their First Attempt Scores and include Second Attempt Scores when available. Students can indicate up to three preferences of their intended area of study, from our Engineering streams in the form. Based on the Merit List, students will be invited for Group Counselling.

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Our Majors

Bachelor of Commerce (Honours), Bachelor of Commerce Professional (Honours)
  • Accounting
Bachelor of Business Administration (Honours)
  • Accounting and Finance
  • Business Analytics
  • Finance
  • Finance and Economics
  • Human Resource and Organisations
  • Marketing
  • Operations Management
  • Operations Research and Statistics
  • Supply Chain Management
  • Family Business and Entrepreneurship*
Bachelor of Arts (Honours)
  • Economics
  • History
  • Philosophy, History and Languages
  • Psychology
  • Social and Political Sciences
Bachelor of Science (Honours)
  • Computer Science
  • Physics
  • Life Sciences*
Bachelor of Technology
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Computer Science and Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
* Integrated Master's Programme is for five years

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View Programme Structure

Download Undergraduate Prospectus



Graduate Admissions

Master of Business Administration

The two year full time Masters in Business Administration 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 2019 / XAT 2019 / CMAT 2020 / NMAT 2018 / MAT 2019-20/ SNAP 2019. Please go through the Admission Policy and Procedure for more information.

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 first of its kind programme in India, and located in the recently christened 'UNESCO World-Heritage City' of Ahmedabad, the Master's Programme in Heritage Management is a two-years degree programme that emphasizes on critical understanding of heritage and an integrated management approach to the heritage sector. It offers a unique opportunity to gain expertise in a fast-growing domain within the context of an innovative pedagogic framework that includes field-learning, immersion and practicum programmes, and inputs from leading practitioners within the field. In the two years of the course, the pedagogy facilitates students to gain conceptual and professional insights into heritage at both the macro level and grassroots level. 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 Bachelor's degree or equivalent in any field including Engineering and Management; trained in quantitative subjects in Class 12 or at Bachelor's 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, 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 Master of Computer Application 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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