Ashoka University announces the final call for applications to
Chennai: Ashoka University, the pioneers in Liberal Arts and Sciences Education based in Sonepat, Haryana has announced the call for final round of applications for admission to its undergraduate programme starting in August 2018. The last date for submission of applications is June 11, 2018. Applicants must fill the application form online through the university website (www.ashoka.edu.in).
The Undergraduate Programme at Ashoka University, gives students an opportunity to combine multiple academic interests into a single degree programme. It offers students a total of 20 options as major subjects with an opportunity to pick Minors from the 11 pure Major programmes and the 7 Minor programmes. It also makes it mandatory for students to undertake 9 Foundation Courses that guide students in declaring a Major. Applicants can also choose from 9 inter-disciplinary programmes. Ashoka University also offers students need-based financial aid programme and over 50 % of the students on campus are on some form of financial assistance. Admission to Ashoka University is based entirely on merit, and no student has ever been turned down due to financial constraints.
The Undergraduate Degree programme offers pure subject majors in: Computer Science (B.Sc. Hons.), Economics (B.A. Hons.), English (B.A. Hons.), History (B.A. Hons.), Mathematics (B.Sc. Hons.), Philosophy (B.A. Hons.), Political Science (B.A. Hons.), Psychology (B.A. Hons.), Sociology/Anthropology (B.A. Hons.), Physics (B.Sc. Hons.) and Biology (B.Sc. Hons.). The Interdisciplinary Majors can be chosen from: History and International Relations (B.A. Hons.), Politics, Philosophy and Economics (B.A. Hons.), Politics and Society (B.A. Hons.), Computer Science and Entrepreneurship (B.Sc. Hons.), Mathematics and Computer Science (B.Sc Hons.), Economics and Finance (B.Sc. Hons.), Economics and History (B.A.Hons.), English and Journalism (B.A. Hons.), and English and Creative Writing (B.A Hons.). The Minor Courses are: Performing Arts, Visual Arts, Entrepreneurship, Creative Writing, Environmental Studies, International Relations and Media Studies.
Ashoka University’s international partnerships with global institutions enable students to receive a world-class education by distinguished faculty members, celebrated for their contribution to their respective fields and also for their ability to inspire students with original ideas.
The Office of Learning Support (OLS) at Ashoka University helps students with limitations to manage their course work and have a complete academic experience. The OLS also conducts assessments to determine the learning difficulties and identifies the cognitive intelligence of a student to help them perform and assist in designing appropriate course components. The inclusive and diverse environment at the University is especially conducive for students who need special support.
Submitting the Application Form: Applicants must fill the application form online through the website. An applicant cannot submit more than one form in one admissions cycle. There is no fees/cost for beginning or submitting an application. The applicant cannot apply more than once in the entire admissions cycle for the year. Duplicate applications will not be considered.
The Interview Round: Once an application form has been submitted, it is reviewed by the Admissions Committee, which shortlists candidates for the interview round. Interviews are conducted across multiple locations in India depending on the applications received. All shortlisted candidates will be required to attend the interview round in person. In case a candidate is unable to appear for the interview round at any of the given venues, s/he has the option of being a part of it over Skype.
For further information about the application process and financial aid log, students can log onto visit https://www.ashoka.edu.in/page/ug-admissions-40