TLP Admission Process


Admissions for TLP class of 2024 are now open. The admission process is rigorous and aims to understand the journey of the applicant - academic, personal, and professional - to ensure that they are a good fit for the program.

Applicants are expected to complete every step of the process very sincerely and share as much information as possible.

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To get started, fill out the application form. It will capture your academic history, work experience, internships, achievements, extra-curricular interests, projects, certifications, and other professional milestones. The essay question will help us understand your thought process and articulation. This is an elimination round - each application is carefully evaluated and assessed.

What we look for here:
A sincere attempt to write an application: The application should clearly help us understand your profile highlighting the ‘spikes’ which demonstrate your ability and intent to perform in a high-quality academic program. Elaborate, reflective and evidence backed answers to various sections of the form shall increase the likelihood of shortlisting for the next round

Timelines: Within a week of submission of the application form, you shall receive an invitation for the Tech Aptitude Test and shall be asked to select a test slot from the available slots.

The program requires a strong background in mathematics, logical reasoning and analytical abilities. The tech aptitude test will evaluate these competencies in an AI-proctored environment.

This two-hour long test has the following components:

Section 1: Mathematical & Cognitive Abilities (MCQs): Probability, Linear Algebra, Logical Reasoning, & Calculus

Section 2: Basic programming abilities: : This test shall comprise 1 question testing basics of programming in any high-level language.

What we look for here :
We look for strong grasp of maths concept and exposure to basic programming. The test shall evaluate your competencies on computational maths topics as they form the basis of many courses in the program. It is desirable that you have command on programming concepts as well. Basis performance in programming section, you shall be invited to attend ‘Bridge Course’ before the start of the program.

Within a week of submission of the test, we shall intimate you if you have been shortlisted for the interview round. Alongside, you will be informed about interview slots for Technical and Personality Interviews.

Note for applicants with valid GRE/GMAT/GATE/JEE scores: If you already have these scores with you, you can request an exemption from the tech aptitude test. The admissions team will evaluate your request and decide based on your scores and past performance/experience in math and programing.

This round shall be a personal interaction aimed at assessing your analytical abilities, understanding your alignment with the program, knowing your interests and liking, assessing how TLP will benefit you, and mapping your attributes which will benefit the TLP cohort. In this round, you will be given a ‘Case Study’ to read and analyze. This shall require you to apply principles of problem-solving to analyze and solve a given case. You shall discuss your solution in the interview which will follow this step.

Lastly, you will interact with a panel of faculty, alumni, Founders, and Directors of Plaksha University. Each discussion shall be for 25-30 minutes.

What we look for here:

  • Technical Competence: Fundamentals of math concepts, logical ability, statistics, technical projects, work experience projects, and discussion on programming/design thinking section of the test.
  • Personality Fit: Analytical Abilities, Understanding of TLP goals/structure, communication skills, clarity of purpose, extracurricular achievements, alignment to Plaksha values & personality.

This is the last round of the admissions process. Results will be released as per pre-announced dates. Successful applicants shall receive an email sharing the admission decision and the next steps to follow.

Financial Aid Form: Candidates who are shortlisted for the interview stage will be asked if they have any financial aid requirement. They shall fill in the financial aid form sharing information on their family income, assets and liabilities. The finance committee shall determine the financial aid depending on the information and documents submitted by the candidate in the form.

On completing all the steps of the admission process, we will share our decision with you. You will be given 10 days to accept or decline the admission offer. Should you choose to proceed, you are expected to comply with the instructions stated in the decision email.

Admissions for TLP class of 2024 are now open.

You can anytime reach us at techleaders@plaksha.edu.in for any queries. Wishing you all the best for your bright future.

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