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MA English Programme

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 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 English 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 Sharing Room)


Option 2 (Single Room)


100% waiver on Tuition and Residence Option 1 (Twin Sharing Room)


Option 2 (Single Room)


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


Important Dates

MA English Financial Aid Calendar for the 2022 intake
Financial Aid Forms Open 17 May 2022
Financial Aid Forms Close 23 May 2022
Decision Notification 27 May 2022
Acceptance Deadline 24 June 2022
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