PG Entrance Exam 2017 at South Asian University Delhi
South Asian University (SAU), Delhi has invited applications for admission to 2 years Master of Science (M.Sc) in Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology, Computer Science, Master of Arts (M.A) in Economics, Sociology, International Relations, Master of Law (LL.M), Master of Philosophy (M.Phil) and Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D) Programs for the academic session 2017-18.
Eligibility Criteria for South Asian University Admissions 2017
For Master’s Level Programs
For admission to the Master’s level programs, a minimum of 15 years of education under the 10+2+3 pattern (i.e., 12 years of schooling + a 3 year Bachelor’s degree) is essential. Applicants who have earned a 4 year degree after 10+2 (12 years of schooling) are also eligible, though the Master’s level programme will still be of two years duration for them. Applicants who have obtained a Bachelor’s degree in less than 15 years (e.g., under the 10+2+2 pattern) are not eligible for admission. However, students who have completed a two-year Bachelor’s degree and thereafter have also completed one year of MA/MSc can apply for admission to a Master’s level course subject to their fulfilling other prescribed eligibility conditions including percentage of marks (which will be the average of marks obtained at the Bachelor’s level and the first year of the MA/MSc course).
For admission to the LLM Program in SAU, a minimum of 17 years of education (12 years of schooling + 5 years Integrated BA/LLB degree with prescribed percentage of 50% marks) is the minimum prescribed eligibility.
Applicants who have completed 12 years of schooling + 3 year Bachelor’s degree + 3 years LLB degree or 12 years’ schooling and 4 years’ LLB degree with prescribed percentage of 50% marks are also eligible.
For admission to MA (Development Economics) and MA (International Relations) Programs of study, the minimum prescribed eligibility percentage in Bachelor’s degree is 50%
For M.A in Sociology Program: Applicant should have 12 years of schooling + a 3 year Bachelor’s degree from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries
For LLM, the minimum prescribed eligibility percentage in LLB degree is 50%
For M.Sc (Applied Mathematics), M.Sc (Biotechnology) and M.Sc (Computer Science) Programs of study, the minimum eligibility percentage in Bachelors degree is 55%
Applicants who have not yet completed the Bachelor’s degree, but are yet to appear for their last year/semester exam, may also apply for admission to Master degree Programs and appear in the entrance exam provisionally.
Applicants who have not yet completed the Bachelor’s degree course and are yet to appear for their last year/semester exam, may also apply for admission and appear in the Entrance Test. However, their admission will be confirmed only if they fulfil the minimum eligibility criteria of aggregate percentage of marks at the Bachelor’s level and the first year of MA/MSc course besides clearing the Entrance Test. Please note that such applicants will not have any claim to admission if their results are not declared and their mark sheets are not available latest by 31st July 2017 which is the last date for admissions.
For PhD Level Programmes
For admission to PhD Level Programmes in SAU, a minimum 17 years of education (12 years of schooling + 3 year Bachelor’s degree + 2 year Master’s degree with prescribed percentage of marks as indicated below) is the minimum prescribed eligibility.
For PhD (Legal Studies), those who have done LLB followed by a one-year LLM degree with the prescribed 50% marks are also eligible.
For admission to PhD Programs in Economics, Sociology, International Relations, and Legal Studies, the minimum prescribed eligibility percentage in Master’s degree is 50%; and for M.Phil/PhD Programs in Applied Mathematics, Biotechnology & Computer Sci., the minimum prescribed eligibility percentage in Master’s degree is 55%.
The admission procedure consists of an Entrance Test followed by an interview. Students are required to score at least 50% marks in both, the Entrance Test and the interview separately, to be eligible for admission.
How to Apply?
An Entrance Test will be conducted simultaneously throughout the SAARC region on 9th April 2017. The fee for appearing in the Entrance Test is US $10 or INR 670/-.
Applications for admission will be accepted only online and payment must be made by credit/debit cards or net banking. Those who cannot pay the application fee online still need to fill and submit the online application form. They can then courier a bank draft for US$ 10 or INR 670/- drawn in favour of “South Asian University” payable at New Delhi to the Deputy Registrar Admissions, South Asian University, Akbar Bhawan, Chanakyapuri, New Delhi 110021, India. The bank draft must have the name of the applicant, application number and the programme applied for at the back of the bank draft. However, registration will be done only on receipt of the bank draft.
Important Dates for SAU Delhi Admission 2017
Last date for Submitting Filled Application Forms: March 25th 2017
Entrance Test on April 09th 2017 (Sunday)
Classes Begin: July 26th 2017
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