Programs offered: 3 year Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) and Bachelor of Science (B.Sc) degrees in Economics, Humanities, Physics or Biology
Azim Premji University is a Private university located in Bengaluru. The university has 5 schools and centres : School of Education, School of Development, School of Policy & Governance, School of Liberal Studies, School of Continuing Education & Univ Resource Centre.
Like in western universities, Azim Premji University, follows the credit score approach, wherein specializations are offered through a combination of Majors and Minors to build disciplinary knowledge and appreciate the subject.
1. Course Strcuture: 84 credits (96 credits for Honours program)
2. All students will be required to complete a total of 36 credits as part of the common curriculum which includes Foundation, Understanding India, and Creative Expressions.
3. Specialization credits required: 48
- Students studying Physics or Biology as a major, will take up 8 core courses and 3 electives. (33 credits)
- Students studying Physics or Biology as a minor, will take up 4 core courses and 1 elective course. (15 credits)
Core courses in Physics:
A Physicist's Toolkit, Mechanics, Electricity and Magnetism, Waves, Modern Physics, Mathematical methods, Thermal Physics, Quantum Mechanics
Electives in Physics:
Electronics, Dynamic Systems with simulations, Biophysics, Advanced Mechanics, Optics, and Astronomy.
Core courses in Biology:
Introductory Biology: From Molecules to Ecosystems, Introduction to Biological Data and Programming, Molecular Biology and Biochemistry , Evolution and Ecology, Introduction to Bio-statistics, Plants and their Interactions, Cell and Developmental Biology, Introduction to Genetics
Electives in Biology:
Field Biology, Animal Behaviour, Neurobiology, Cancer, Advanced Bio- statistics
Selection is via an Entrance Test and Interview. There are two application windows followed by the University: The Early Admission process (apply by Dec and selection by Feb) the Regular Admission process (apply by April and selection by May) .
Tuition fee: Rs. 1,20,000/- per annum
Accomodation: Rs. 86,000/- per annum
Food: Rs. 50,000/- (approx) per annum
Family income bands of up to 12 lakhs per annum will be considered for various categories of scholarship. This may include:
Full waiver of Tuition fee, Accommodation and Food charges in exceptional circumstances
Full or Partial waiver of Tuition fee and Accommodation charge
Partial waiver of Tuition fee