Choosing the right programme, keeping track of important dates, attending entrance exams, and submitting the necessary paperwork can make applying for a programme quite an overwhelming experience. Here, we try to answer some Frequently Asked Questions that might help you with the process of admission. 

Since the University offers a host of different programmes with varying eligibility criteria, we recommend visiting the Programme page for all programme-specific details. 


  • Yes. As per the UGC Reference Letter No: F 8 – 22/2013(CPP‑1/PU) dated 21 July, 2016, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences is recognised by the University Grants Commission.

  • Yes. Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences is approved by the AICTE. Refer to Approval Reference Number F. No. South-West/2020 – 21/1 – 7161814455, dated 30 June 2020.

  • RUAS has 13 Faculties that together offer more than 90+ programmes in different fields of study and of different levels. For programme-specific details, click here.

  • At RUAS, students can apply for a programme online or in person. For details on how to apply online, click here.

  • The fee structure for programmes differs based on the level of the programme and the student’s category. 

    For details on UG programme fees, click here.

    For details on PG programme fees, click here.

  • As per the rules of the University, the entire fee amount must be collected at the beginning of the year and cannot be paid per semester.

  • The Gnanagangothri Campus and the Technology Campus have well-planned hostel facilities for students. However, the on-campus accommodation at Technology Campus is currently restricted to female students only. 

    Students from both campuses can also opt for private, off-campus accommodation. 

    Learn more here

  • Once you have applied for a programme, you will be given login credentials like a User ID and a Password. Using these, you can then log in and choose the day and time of your test from the given options. For more details and instructions, click here. 

  • While the actual date varies every year, admissions for UG programmes close in the month of August, while those for PG programmes close in September. 

  • The Faculties of Engineering & Technology, Art & Design, and Mathematical & Physical Sciences are housed in the Technology Campus. Therefore, all programmes offered by these Faculties are conducted in the Technology Campus.

    Similarly, the Gnanagangothri Campus on New BEL Road is home to the Faculties of Dental Sciences, Pharmacy, Hospitality Management and Catering Technology, Management & Commerce, Life & Allied Health Sciences, School of Social Sciences and School of Law and the programmes offered by each of them

  • No. While MSRIT is an autonomous college under VTU, RUAS is a private university. Both institutions are, however, managed by the same group. 

  • Yes. The University offers students scholarships. Students can also opt for scholarships offered by the state and central governments, or by private organisations and charities. 

    For more information, click here.