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Entrance Requirements for MA in Reading the Vedic Literature

The following is projected for students entering the university in 2021-22 and is subject to change.

For entrance into the MA in Reading the Vedic Literature, applicants must satisfy the following requirements:

  • Hold a bachelor’s degree. Applicants without a bachelor’s degree may be considered if they can show a bachelor’s equivalent.
  • Have a background in Maharishi Vedic Science and be able to read the Devanāgarī script proficiently with proper pronunciation.
  • Be regularly practicing the Transcendental Meditation program (and the TM-Sidhi program for those who have taken the course).
  • For students whose first language is not English: official English proficiency test scores within the past 2 years, unless you have earned a full-time, on-campus degree from Canada, Australia, the UK, or the US within the past 2 years. Students with scores below 6.5 on IELTS Academic, 90 on TOEFL iBT or 58 on PTE will be asked to take the test again or change their program to English as a Second Language.