Azim Premji Entrance Test

Azim Premji Overview, Eligibility, Exam Pattern & More


Test structure

English and quantitative capacity

We assess your English language capacities and quantitative capacities 

  • Take a look at a few samples of the multiple choice component of the question paper.
  • This has negative marking 
    • Every correct answer gets 2 marks. 
    • Every wrong answer loses 1 mark.
    • No marks or zero is awarded for unanswered questions.

Descriptive component

We assess your subject knowledge — you must either write an essay, conduct a piece of data analysis or problem solving, based on your preference, for a Major.


For 3‑year BA and BSc degrees






Multiple choice (with negative marking)

English language, Quantitative reasoning

2 hours


Written component with data analysis, essay writing, problem-solving

Question based on preference for first Major and second Major (if you’re applying) 

45 minutes for each major

(Max time 1 hour 30 minutes)