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Application Deadline
January 31 , 2018


FAQs

ADMISSIONS / FAQs
  • Program Deadline

     

    When is the application deadline for this program?

    The last date for submitting application for 2018 Academic year is 31st January, 2018. The application can be submitted online / you can download the application and submit the filled application to our University office/ to any of our Country Coordinator office.

    How to Apply

     

    What documents are required to apply to this program?

    For Bangladeshi Nationals :

    Students who are Bangladeshi Nationals need to submit the application form online. The original documents/ transcripts etc. have to be submitted within 10 days from receiving offer letter.

     

    Documents required for admission process:

    • Passport size photo in .jpeg/jpg with white background ( to be uploaded online) size within 25 KB
    • 10th Grade/ O Level  Results ( attested photocopy), original to be carried on the day of Personal Interview
    • 11th Grade Results ( applicable for 11th Grade / 12th Grade Test / AS or Equivalent examinees) attested photocopy  , original to be carried on the day of Personal Interview
    • 12th / A Level Grade Results (attested photocopy) , original to be carried /produced on the day of Personal Interview

    For International Students :

    you need to apply online and submit your transcripts online while applying. Or, complete application can be submitted to our Country Coordinator office.

     

    Documents required for  Online  admission process:

    • Passport size photo with white background ( to be uploaded online) size within 25 KB
    • 10th Grade/ O Level  Results ( attested photocopy), original scanned copy to be uploaded online in PDF format file size not exceeding 1.4 MB
    • 11th Grade Results ( applicable for 11th Grade / 12th Grade Test / AS or Equivalent examinees) attested photocopy  , original scanned copy to be uploaded online in PDF format file size not exceeding 1.4 MB
    • 12th / A Level Grade Results (attested photocopy) , original scanned copy to be uploaded online in PDF format file size not exceeding 1.4 MB

     

    Entry Criteria and Eligibility for Asian University for Women programs:

    What is the Entry Criteria and Eligibility for Asian University for Women programs?

    To be considered for Regular Admission, an applicant should:

     

    • Have completed 10+2, a total of 12 years of education;
    • Have demonstrated leadership potential and a commitment to work for positive social change;
    • Have received an average of 60% of marks or equivalent grades in the final examinations, including a minimum score of 60% on both English and mathematics exams;
    • Have demonstrated leadership ability through participation in extra-curricular activities and public service.

     

    Transfer students are encouraged to apply to AUW.  Transfer of credits will be decided upon evaluation by the Academic Committee.

     

    AUW seeks students who demonstrate courage, empathy, and outrage at injustice. Applications are selected based on the student’s academic performance, personal statement, and record of extracurricular activities and community activities.

     

    While all applicants are considered for the Undergraduate Program, if a promising candidate’s performance on the entrance exam shows the need for additional academic preparation, she will be admitted to the Access Academy. Upon successful completion of the Access Academy program and passing of its exit exam, the student will enroll in the Undergraduate Program in the following academic year.

    What is the admission process for this program?

    Step 1: Complete and Submit the Online Admission form

    • Click on the Online Application form
    • Click on REGISTER
    • Fill up the form and click on Submit
    • You will receive an email from AUW immediately in your given email id with the application id
    • Click on Login, type the Application id mentioned in the email id received by you
    • Click ‘SAVE’ button after completing each section

      For more details please check our INSTRUCTIONS FOR ONLINE APPLICATION DOCUMENT

      Do keep the following documents before filling up your application:

      1. Passport size photograph with white background in .jpeg or .jpg format file size not more than 25KB
      2. Scan copy of your educational documents in PDF format file size less than 1.4 MB  (Class Xth, XIth and XIIth (if passed) for International students who are not citizens of Bangladesh
      3. For Bangladeshi Nationals – submission of Educational documents is optional , but has to be given within 10 days of receiving your Admission Offer Letter from the University

     

     

    Step 2:  if you are eligible as per the AUW Admission Eligibility Criteria you would receive Admit Card for appearing for AUW Entrance Examination

     

    Step 3: Appear for the AUW Entrance Examination online / offline as decided by AUW at assigned AUW Test Centers

     

    Step 4: On passing the AUW Entrance Examination, you will be invited to appear for a Face to Face / Skype Interview

     

    Step 5: On Selection, you have to submit all necessary documentation including Self Assessment Form if you wish to avail Financial Aid / Scholarship from AUW

     

    Step 6: AUW will roll out your offer Letter mentioning the Tuition Fees  on selection based on eligibility criteria/ Entrance Examination and Personal Interview result

     

    Step 7: Pay AUW Admission Fees and Tuition fees

     

    Step 8: Application for VISA assisted by AUW Team and arrangement for travel

     

    Step 9: Report to AUW Campus

    AUW Entrance Examination test on which subjects?

     

    Shortlisted applicants are invited to sit for a locally administered entrance examination, refer to the following table for details of the AUW Entrance Examination:

     

    Topics Number of Questions Total Marks Time (in minutes)
    ENGLISH           01           60 30
    Discursive Writing (Essay )           01 20 30
    Reading  Comprehension  (Verbal Reasoning) 20 20 30
    Writing & Language 20 20 20
    QUANTATIVE REASONING 20 20 30
    Total 80 110 minutes
    Psychometric Test ( Profile Attributes) 10 10
    Total 120
    Followed by Personal Interview for students who Pass the written test (Face to Face/Skype)Time: 20 minutesMarks:40

     

    For sample questions please click on  http://www.auw.edu.bd/admissions/admissions-test-sample-questions/

     

    Fees & Prices

    How much does this program cost?

    The tuition fee for one academic year is USD 15,000 irrespective of academic program.

     

    Breakup of student annual tuition fee and other charges:
    Tuition USD 9,000
    Books, Course Supplies , Student Activities USD 3,000
    Room and Board USD 3,000
    Yearly Total  USD 15,000
    Plus, Admission Fees ( One Time) USD    600

     

    Fees include:     

                         

    Tuition

    Books, Course Supplies, Student Activities

    Residential Facilities (accommodation, food and other housekeeping services)

    Primary on-site healthcare (dental, ophthalmological and pre-existing conditions are not covered)

     

    Campus & Student Support Resources

     

    24/7 Campus Security • Athletic Center • Center for Career Development & International Programs • Computer & Information Technology Labs • Dining Hall • Extracurricular Activities & Clubs • Financial Aid • Health & Wellness Center • Language Lab • Library • Math & Science Center • Office of Student Affairs • On-Campus Residence Halls / Hostels • Science Laboratories • Student Government • Wi-Fi Campus • Writing Center

     

    Tuition Fee Payment

    The yearly fee is divided into 2 installments, payable at the time of admission and second installment to be paid in December in each year.

     

    Scholarships & Financial Aid

     

    AUW offers financial aid to students based on their family background and financial situation. All financial aid awards are assessed prior to the beginning of the program. To apply students must submit the Self assessment form and other supporting documents as required in admission section of AUW website www.auw.edu.bd/admissions or contact AUW Admissions office.

     

    Bank Account Details for payment of tuition and fees:
    Payable: ASIAN UNIVERSITY FOR WOMEN
    BANK NAME: Trust Bank LimitedBank Address: CDA Avenue Branch, Chittagong
    BANK  Account Number: 0020-0320000133
    SWIFT CODE: TTBLBDDH020
    Routing Number: 240151485

     

    Can I pay for this program in installments?

    Yes, the yearly tuition fees can be paid in 2 equal installments.

    Program Type & Duration

     

    Is this program available online?

    AUW programs are full time in their Campus in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Online programs are not available.
    What is the duration of this program?
    The duration of the program will depend on which level you are offered to join AUW. The pathways and duration is as mentioned in the chart below:

     

    AUW Student Progression



    *Note—Students may enter AUW at any of these stages, based on the results of a placement exam.

    When does program begin ?

    Asian University Women programs begin in end August 2018 and classes would begin from 1st week of September,2018

    Study Place

    Where is the campus located?

    AUW is based in Chittagong, Bangladesh. Chittagong is a major port city that is well-connected to other major cities via air, road, and rail. Hazrat Shah Amanat International Airport: 20 km from AUW

    Chittagong Railway Station: 4 km from AUW

    Garibulla Shah Bus Station: less than 1km from AUW

    AUW is a short walk or ride away from many shops, cafes, restaurants, parks, and places of worship including mosques, temples, and churches.

     

    AUW Campus has the following  Student Support Resources:

     

    24/7 Campus Security • Athletic Center • Center for Career Development & International Programs • Computer &Information Technology Labs • Dining Hall • Extracurricular Activities & Clubs • Financial Aid • Health & Wellness Center • Language Lab • Library • Math & Science Center • Office of Student Affairs • On-Campus Residence Halls / Hostels • Science Laboratories • Student Government • All Campus Wi-Fi Connectivity • Writing Center

    Financial Aid/ Scholarship

     

    Is there any Financial Aid/ Scholarship?

    Yes, Asian University for Women strives to meet the financial need of each admitted student and offers full and partial financial aid/scholarship based on each family’s background and financial circumstances. All financial aid awards are assessed prior to the beginning of the academic program. Transfer students are not eligible for Financial Aid.

     

    Evaluation Criteria for Initial Financial Aid

    1. The overall financial situation of the student’s family from the documents provided by the students and their families in the initial application form at the time of admission.
    2. Education level of the parent(s).
    3. Job(s) and profession(s) of the earning members of the family.
    4. The level of income of the parent(s)/guardian(s), i.e., the salary, business income, investment income, rental income, total household income, etc.
    5. The earnings of any supporting member(s) of the family, i.e. brothers or sisters.
    6. Movable and immovable properties in terms of market value at the present rates.
    7. Community’s comment on the socio-economic condition/status of the family.
    8. The school the student attended prior to coming to AUW in terms of the educational costs for attending those schools.
    9. The schools of the siblings.
    10. Socio-economic situation of the geographical area where the student’s family resides.
    11. The luxury items owned by the student and her family.
    12. Bank statements.
    13. Tax return documents.
    14. Salary certificates for salaried parent(s).
    15. Information from a third party source(s) as needed.
    16. General assessment of people’s and committee members’ perceptions on socio-economic situation of the family/parents if it is known publically.
    17. Family composition.
    18. Number of non-earning dependents.
    19. Other document(s)/information as the committee deems necessary.

    The Financial Aid Committee shall have the right to investigate and verify all the information and documents submitted by the applicants.

    To avail Financial Aid / Scholarship , you need to fill up the Self Assessment Form and submit with all supporting documents

     

    Language

     

    In what language is this program taught?

    The medium of instruction in AUW is English. AUW has a writing center with the goal of strengthening overall English language writing and communication skills of its students.

    Majors

     

    Can I change my Major after joining Asian University for Women?

    Yes, you can change your Major after joining Asian University for Women. Modeled after American liberal arts institutions, AUW’s undergraduate curriculum consists of three years of study. The curriculum seeks to develop creativity of thought and vision, critical thinking and reasoning skills, and exceptional writing and speaking skills. The undergraduate curriculum consists of a core program, a major, an optional minor, and elective courses. The 1st year of their UG Program is core curriculum which ims to introduce students to the important modes of thought and reasoning, and includes courses in social analysis, ethical reasoning, literature, civilization studies, the arts, science, and mathematics. From the 2nd year or UG2 students actually start  their majors.

     

    Can I also do some work  during my studies at Asian University for Women to meet my financial needs ?

    Yes, AUW has organizes the Work Study Program (WSP) for students at AUW.  The WSP is a way for students gain introduction to work culture and to help meet their financial needs as students.  The program also aims to:

    • Assist students in developing a positive attitude toward work
    • Teach students good work habit and time management skills
    • Enhance students’ sense of responsibility
    • Provide students with valuable learning experience while doing worthwhile work
    • Meet the needs of the university in performing day-to-day operations

     

    How are the Job and Career Opportunity after graduating from Asian University for Women ?

     

    AUW alumnae enter top graduate schools, and secure competitive employment. Here are examples of where our graduates have gone to work and study: ( Link to Graduate Placements)

    AUW has a dedicated Center for Career Development and International Programs (CDIP) which serves students and recent alumnae by helping them understand who they are as emerging professionals, to provide resources, programs, counseling, coaching, mentorship, career development workshops, internships, employment, and graduate school options to enrich their academic and real-world knowledge and skills.

    I  still have questions, whom do I contact ?

    You can call / whatsapp AUW Admissions Department on +88 019266 73016/ +88 031 285 4980 or  email admissions@auw.edu.bd.

     

    You can also visit our Campus between 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekdays

     


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