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MA Economics Programme

Since the beginning of the MA Economics Programme in 2017, Ashoka University’s generous Financial Aid policy has helped support approximately 55% of our students who have received some form of financial grants.

Of these students, 47% have received partial tuition waivers while 53% have received a minimum of 100% Tuition waiver or more (Hostel/Meals).

Fee Structure

MA Economics Programme Fee Structure (August 2022 Intake)

Components First Year (2022-23) Second Year (2023-24)
Tuition Fee 5,02,000 5,12,000
Residence (Opt-in) Cost Option 1 (Twin Sharing Room)


Option 2 (Single Room)

Option 1 (Twin Sharing Room)


Option 2 (Single Room)

Total 5,80,000 / 6,02,000 5,90,000* / 6,12,000*

*The Residence Cost for the Second Year (AY 2023-2024) is subject to revision in consonance with inflation. In the last three years, our fee has gone up by approximately 5% to 8% annually. However,  this percentage is not fixed and is subject to change.


Ashoka University provides Residence and Meal facilities for MA Students, on an optional basis. If you opt-in for Residence as provided by Ashoka University, please note the following details:

  • Residence fee is inclusive of broadband charges
  • In case, the stay duration extends due to any reason, residence fee will be charged additionally
  • Electricity charges, as per actual, will be charged additionally and equally divided amongst the occupants on pro-rata basis



  • Residents may opt to cook in the apartment or request AU to organize packed tiffin service from the Campus dining hall
  • Off-campus housing residents will not need to give any minimum consumption assurance or overhead charges to the university. This service will be purely based on actual meal consumption along with packing and delivery charges


MA Students can choose to not opt-in for residence and meals provided by Ashoka University. MA Students who choose to not opt-in for residence can avail of meals on campus through the coupon system and/or pay on purchase from all vendors.

Financial Aid Brackets

MA Economics Financial Aid Brackets for the 2022 intake

Financial Aid Brackets Amount Waived (INR) First Year (2022-23)
25% Waiver on Tuition 1,25,500
50% Waiver on Tuition 2,51,000
75% Waiver on Tuition 3,76,500
100% Waiver on Tuition 5,02,000
100% waiver on Tuition and 50% waiver on Residence Option 1 (Twin Room Sharing) 5,41,000

Option 2 (Single Room) 5,52,000

100% waiver on Tuition and Residence Option 1 (Twin Room Sharing) 5,80,000

Option 2 (Single Room) 6,02,000

100% waiver on Tuition, Residence and Meals Tuition, Residence and Meals*


Important Dates

MA Economics Financial Aid Calendar for the 2022 intake
Financial Aid Forms Open 3 June 2022
Financial Aid Forms Close 8 June 2022
Decision Notification 5 July 2022
Acceptance Deadline 8 July 2022
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