Azim Premji University (APU) LLM and M.A Admissions 2018

Last Updated - May 29 2018

Azim Premji University was founded as a not-for-profit, private autonomous university in the state of Karnataka. The university has had very healthy placements. The Azim Premji Establishation is the sponsor of the university. Students will also have the opportunity to take up research and projects to obtain an honors degree. 60% of their graduates are working in the social sector at the grassroots level. It provides different undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The university aims at facilitating systemic change in education and allied development areas by organizing comprehensive research, developing new talent, and creating domain knowledge.

The MA course is a full time 2 years (4 semesters) programme. The selection is based on a Written Test and Interview. Admission Tests are organized in 30 cities and interviews at 15 locations across India, providing easy access. The LLM programme is a one year course.

  • Method of Application

    Online & Offline Both


    15th Oct, 2018 - 28th Jan, 2019

APU LLM & M.A Admissions 2018 Important Dates

Availability of Online Application form15th Oct, 2018
Last date for receipt of finished application forms28th Jan, 2019
National Entrance Test14th Feb, 2019
Releasement of qualified aspirants for personal interview02nd Mar, 2019
Personal Interviews07th - 19th Mar, 2019

APU LLM & M.A Admissions 2018 Eligibility Criteria


LLM (Law and Development) Programme


You should have a Bachelor of Laws degree (LL.B. 3years / 5 years) from a recognized University in India or abroad.

The University actively encourages those with work experience to apply.



Branches provided:

  • Public Policy and Governance
  • Education
  • Development


You should have a Bachelor's Degree in any branch (including Physical Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities, Engineering, Medicine, Agriculture, Environmental Sciences, Commerce, Management, etc.) from a recognized University.

The University actively encourages those with work experience to apply.

APU LLM & M.A Admissions 2018 Application Procedure


You can obtain the Application Form from the website under the โ€œAdmissionsโ€ tab. You can submit the Application through both the online method and the offline mode.

Online Mode:

You have to log in via the link on the website and register online with e-mail ID, mobile number, and date of birth. On successful registration, an email will be sent to your registered e-mail ID with login credentials to reach the form and complete it online.

Offline Mode:

You can download the application form and fee payment Challan from the University website. The details on the form can be handwritten and sent to Admissions Cell along with the fee paid Challan and photographs.

Application Fee: Rs. 250/- to be remitted in favor of Azim Premji University Fees a/c. Account details are updated on the application form and the Challan. For online mode, you can make payment through SBI Collect. For offline mode, you required making payment by downloading the Challan from University website.

The finished application form should be mailed to:

Admissions Cell, Azim Premji University,

 PES Campus, Pixel Park,

B Block, Electronics City,

Hosur Road, Bengaluru โ€“ 560100

APU LLM & M.A Admissions 2018 Selection Procedure

BA & B.Sc

The selection procedure for the Postgraduate Programme comprises an entrance test and a personal interview.

NATIONAL ENTRANCE TEST: You will have to appear for a written test that will assess the Reading Comprehension, Reasoning and General and Social Awareness. National Entrance Test.

PERSONAL INTERVIEW: If you are shortlisted on the basis of their performance in the entrance test, you will be called for a personal interview. Work experience will have an additional weight in the interview procedure

Reservation Criteria

The reservation policy of the University is as per the norms prescribed by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India.

*The article might have information for the earlier academic years, which will be updated soon subject to the notification alloted by the University/College

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