Ashoka University Admission 2017

Ashoka University is a private university (UGC approved) established in 2014. Located in Haryana, India, it is an interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary research university, which focuses on liberal arts education. The University offers Undergraduate and Postgraduate courses along with several summer programmes, international courses and a unique summer residential high school programme. The University follows ‘Experimental Learning Method’, wherein subjects are divided into modules.

Aspirants have the option to either fill the application form online through the website or can request for a downloaded form from the Admissions Office. The University doesn’t charge any application fee. Applications will be reviewed and the corresponding candidates will be considered for the admission.

They are partners with various International Universities, namely, University of Michigan, Carleton College, King’s College London, Trinity College Dublin, UC Berkeley, Yale University and much more.  These universities have signed to provide assistance in developing Ashoka University’s unique curriculum and establishing the necessary academic departments.

The university follows a two-stage process to assess the candidate’s potential and thus offers admission to its various courses. Students are evaluated on the basis of their academic performance, participation in extra-curricular activities, performance in the personal interview and AAT (Ashoka Aptitude Test). 

Ashoka University (AU) UG Admission

Ashoka University offers a multidisciplinary undergraduate programme, understanding the importance of exposing students to different perspectives. The University offers Majors in 9 subjects and interdisciplinary Majors in 8 subjects, thus offering students a total of 17 options to do Majors in. Students can also pick Minors from 15 courses the University has to offer.

To attain a Bachelor’s degree from Ashoka University, the students need to pass courses that are majorly divided into three categories, namely, Foundation Courses, Major Courses and Co-Curricular Courses. Each course carries credit points and by the end of three year students need to accumulate 100 credit points.

Students can choose to study from the following courses:

Foundation Courses

Majors (Pure and Interdisciplinary)

Minor Courses

Literature and the World


Performing Arts

Principles of Science


Visual Arts

Social and Political Formations



Foundations of Economic Reasoning


Creative Writing

Indian Civilizations

Political Science

Environmental Studies

Intro to Mathematical Thinking


International Relations

Great Books


Media Studies

Mind and Behaviour



Trends in History

Computer Science


Introduction to Critical Thinking

History and International Relations


Critical Thinking Seminars 1

Politics and Society


Critical Thinking Seminars 2

English and Journalism



Economics and Finance



Economics & History



Politics, Philosophy and Economics



Computer Science & Mathematics



Computer Science and Entrepreneurship



Ashoka University (AU) PG Admission

Ashoka University offers three types of postgraduate programmes: Young India Fellowship (YIF), a one-year multidisciplinary diploma programme in Liberal Studies.  After doing this programme, students have the option to pursue Masters in Liberal Studies (MLS). Apart from this, the University also offers Masters in Economics. Please find all the details about the above mentioned courses below:

Ashoka University Young India Fellowship (YIF) Admission

Young India Fellowship programme by Ashoka University is a one year multidisciplinary diploma programme in Liberal Studies. This programme is good for anybody who has leadership potential and becoming a self-aware leader with a commitment to public service. To be a part of this programme, aspirants need to fulfil the eligibility criteria given below:·        

  • An undergraduate or a postgraduate degree in any discipline from a recognized university
  • Maximum of 28 years of age as on the date of admission
  • Decent academic record with extra-curricular activities
  • Decent verbal and communication skills

Available College Facilities

Ashoka University provides excellent infrastructure facilities, which includes:

  • Club and Societies
  • Library
  • Accommodation
  • Sports and Excercise



The University provides hostel facilities for its students.


Ashoka University provides the following sports and exercise facilities for students:

  • Football field with flood lights
  • Gym
  • Cricket pitch
  • Volleyball court with flood lights
  • Synthetic Basketball Court with lights
  • Synthetic Tennis Courts with lights
  • A 200-metre running track

The University has a digital library, which is available for authentic registered users.

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