What is the Course Adjustment Period of Summer Semester?
Students can Add or Drop courses in the first five days of the semester. To add courses after the first Friday of the summer semester, students need faculty permission, which must be forwarded to both OAA and the Summer team by email, so that the required changes can be made. No additions are entertained post that.
Is P/F policy available for the Summer Semester?
What are the W and WF deadlines in the Summer Semester?
From the second Saturday of the summer semester, until the fourth Friday of the summer semester, course withdrawal is permitted but will result in a 'W' grade on the transcript.
Is Financial Aid available for the Summer Semester?
Students on Financial Aid for regular semesters will be eligible for the same for Summer Semesters as well. Any revision in the aid will also apply. However, there is no Financial Aid solely for Summer Semesters.
What is the CGPA criteria for Study Abroad?
Ashoka requires students to have a CGPA of 2.8 to be eligible to apply for study abroad in the summer. In addition, some schools may require a higher CGPA. For a semester abroad most universities have an eligibility of 3.3 CGPA and above, some may have a 3.0
When should I opt for Study Abroad?
In general students are advised to spend their 4th OR their 5th semester abroad. This is to ensure that they have completed most of their foundational requirements and are reasonably well settled in their specialization.
Do I need approval for Credit Transfer?
Students must have pre-approval from the relevant faculty/ programme head for the courses they plan to take abroad, if they wish to transfer credits from their courses towards their programme requirements.
Is there a Credit Transfer limit for Study Abroad?
4 courses (16 credits) can be transferred for a pure major programme requirement
5 courses (20 credits) for an interdisciplinary major programme requirement
2 courses (8 credits) for minor programme requirement
Will the courses from Study Abroad impact my (C)GPA?
Grades earned in courses taken at any other institution will not be calculated in the CGPA for the degree completed at Ashoka University. Thus a student’s final CGPA will be calculated only on the basis of the grades earned at courses taken at Ashoka University.