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Undergraduate Programme

Since the beginning of the Undergraduate Programme in 2014, Ashoka University’s generous Financial Aid policy has helped support approximately 46% of our students who have received some form of financial grants.

Of these students, 60% have received partial tuition waivers while 40% have received a minimum of 100% Tuition waiver or more (Hostel/Meals)

*this includes stipend, stationary allowance, etc. 

Fee waiver estimates for salaried families for the 2024 intake

Family Income range (after tax) Fee waiver percentage* Self paid amount (per annum)
Upto 12 Lakhs 100% ‘Tuition + Residence’ waiver to ‘Full Fee**’ Waiver 0 – 65,000
12 – 22 Lakhs 100% Tuition waiver – ‘100% Tuition + 50% Residence’ waiver 1.6 – 2.6 Lakhs
22 – 38 Lakhs 65% – 90% Tuition waiver 3.5 – 6 Lakhs
38 – 50 Lakhs 25% – 50% Tuition waiver 7.4 – 10 Lakhs

All Amounts in INR | *Fee Waiver % are indicative and subject to the final decision of the Financial Aid committee | **Full Fee includes Meals and Essential Services

Financial aid break-up of the UG 2023-27 class

For the UG 2023-27 intake, the financial aid break-up of the class size is as follows-

Financial Aid Brackets %age of students
25% Waiver on Tuition 9%
50% Waiver on Tuition 7%
65% Waiver on Tuition 3%
80% Waiver on Tuition 5%
90% Waiver on Tuition 2%
100% Waiver on Tuition 5%
100% waiver on Tuition and 50% waiver on Residence 2%
100% waiver on Tuition and Residence 3%
100% waiver on Tuition, Residence and Meals 2%
Exceptional Aid* 3%

*this includes stipend, stationary allowance, etc. 

Fee Structure

Please find below the first year Fee Structure for the August 2024 cohort:


First Year (AY 24-25)(Cost in INR)

Tuition 9,74,000
Residence 1,91,000
Essential Services (consisting of Medical Insurance and Laundry Services) 5,400
Total 11,70,400


One-time Payments

  1. Admissions Fee (refundable) of INR 50,000 at the time of Offer Confirmation Fee payment
  2. Security Deposit (refundable) of INR 75,000 (including Security Deposit of INR 50,000 and Meal Cost Deposit of INR 25,000) at the time of Offer Confirmation Fee payment. The Security Deposit will be refunded at the time of graduation from Ashoka University or at the time of withdrawal of admission from the programme
  3. Acceptance Fee (non-refundable) of INR 10,000 at the time of Offer Confirmation Fee payment


More information about the Fees

  • The costs mentioned are calculated in Indian Rupees (INR)
  • Meals: A fixed minimum amount of INR 10,000 per semester will be charged toward meals and dining facilities at the end of each semester (the fixed minimum amount for one year is INR 20,000).  Any meals consumed beyond this fixed minimum cost will be charged as per actual consumption (the total cost for all meals per day amounts to INR 284) at the end of each semester through the meal coupon system
  • The Residence Cost is based on an average stay-duration of nine months a year. Special permissions must be sought if a student seeks to stay on campus during vacation periods
  • The Residence Cost component includes the following: Room and utilities such as water, electricity (100% backup and air conditioning), pantry and gymnasium
  • Services such as books, printing, photocopies, stationery, etc. will be charged on actuals
  • The annual fee 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

Important Dates

Undergraduate Financial Aid Calendar for the 2024 intake

Round 1 Round 2 Round 3* Round 4*
Financial Aid Forms Open 24 Jan, 2024 20 Mar, 2024 14 Jun, 2024 10 Jul, 2024
Financial Aid Forms Close 31 Jan, 2024 27 Mar, 2024 19 Jun, 2024 14 Jul, 2024
Decision Notification 23 Feb, 2024 24 Apr, 2024 5 Jul, 2024 28 Jul, 2024
Acceptance Deadline 29 Feb, 2024 02 May, 2024 12 Jul, 2024 02 Aug, 2024


* The dates for Round 3 and Round 4 are tentative. The final dates depend on the number of applications received.

Please note that the form opens the day you receive the offer of admission.

Financial Aid Brackets

The Undergraduate Financial Aid Brackets for the 2024 intake

Financial Aid Brackets Amount Waived (INR)
25% Waiver on Tuition 2,43,500
50% Waiver on Tuition 4,87,000
65% Waiver on Tuition 6,33,100
80% Waiver on Tuition 7,79,200
90% Waiver on Tuition 8,76,600
100% Waiver on Tuition 9,74,000
100% waiver on Tuition and 50% waiver on Residence 10,69,500
100% waiver on Tuition and Residence 11,65,000
100% waiver on Tuition, Residence and Meals Tuition, Residence, Meals and Essential Services


College Board India Scholars Program in Partnership with Ashoka University

Students in India who score 1300 or above on the SAT® will be recognized as Top Performers by the College Board at the end of April on an annual basis. Top Performers who demonstrate significant financial need, defined as family income less than INR 8,00,000 per annum, and receive a firm offer of admission from ​A​shoka ​U​niversit​y, are eligible to receive a full tuition scholarship for the entire duration of their programme of study at Ashoka University. The family income will be verified by scholarship administration partner, Buddy4Study.

Read more about the College Board India Scholars Program on www.buddy4study.com/collegeboard

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