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MA English Programme

Ashoka University’s Financial Aid policy seeks to help students pursue this programme through financial grants toward their Tuition Fee and Residence and Meal Costs based on the financial need of the student. The Financial Aid granted could range from a 25% waiver on the Tuition Fee up to a 100% waiver on the Tuition Fee, Residence and Meals Costs.

Fee Structure

MA English Programme Fee Structure (August 2024 Intake)

The Fee Structure of the MA in Economics programme starting in August 2024 has the following components (In INR):

Components (2024 intake) Amount Per year (INR)
Tuition Fees 5,64,000
Residence: On-Campus Double Occupancy 191,000
Essential Services

(Consisting of medical insurance and laundry service)

Total Cost 7,60,400 

Note: The Residence Cost for the Second Year (AY 2025-20256) 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:

  • Tuition Fees is inclusive of a Refundable Security Deposit of INR 20,000 (One-time payment made at the time of acceptance of offer of admissions, and to be refunded at the time of graduation from Ashoka University or withdrawal of admission, whichever is earlier)
  • In case, the stay duration extends due to any reason, residence fee will be charged additionally


Note: 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 English Financial Aid Brackets for the 2024 intake

Financial Aid Brackets Amount Waived (INR) First Year (2024-25)
25% Waiver on Tuition 1,41,000
50% Waiver on Tuition 2,82,000
75% Waiver on Tuition 4,23,000
100% Waiver on Tuition 5,64,000
100% waiver on Tuition and 50% waiver on Residence 6,59,500
100% waiver on Tuition and Residence 7,55,000
100% waiver on Tuition, Residence and Meals Tuition, Residence, Meals and Essential Services


Important Dates

MA English Financial Aid Calendar for the 2024 intake
Financial Aid Forms Open 27 May 2024
Financial Aid Forms Close 31 May 2024
Decision Notification* 15 June 2024
Acceptance Deadline* 21 June 2024

*The dates are subject to change depending on the number of applications received.

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