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Key Dates

ATLAS Challenge

Cycle 1 (Early Cycle)

Applications Open
1st October 2021

Interview Date
1st to 30th November 2021

Result Announcement
13th December 2021

Acceptance Deadline
1st February 2022

Semester 1 Fee Payment Deadline
16th May 2022

Cycle 2 (Regular Cycle)

Applications Open
To be Announced

Interview Date
To be Announced

Result Announcement
To be Announced

Acceptance Deadline
To be Announced

Semester 1 Fee Payment Deadline
To be Announced


Candidates currently in the 12th grade & will be appearing for a 10 + 2 examination (e.g. IGCSE- A levels, CBSE, HSC, IBDP, ISC etc.), or its educational equivalent in any discipline (e.g.: Science, Commerce, Arts) with an interest in Design & Innovation are eligible to apply. The upper age limit is 21 years at the time of application.

application Process

Holistic Admission Process

The admission process at ATLAS SKILLTECH UNIVERSITY is quite unique and holistic in nature. We strongly believe in evaluating the student as a whole rather than just academic achievements. It is designed in a manner that reflects student’s academic readiness, expected contribution to the class and potential to successfully complete the University education and professional career thereupon. The admission process evaluates various student’s characteristics such as their vision, their ambition, and their desire to make a difference, their talents, and their leadership abilities. We handpicked students every year with diverse backgrounds and experiences, talents, academic interests and their outlook towards the world and the society at large. We strive to nurture future-ready, ethical and responsible managers and leaders. Some of the factors considered for holistic admission process at ATLAS are but not limited to below:-

  1. Statement of Purpose
  2. Academic Excellence
  3. Performance in the Entrance test, Group discussions and personal interview
  4. Co-curricular and Extra-curricular activities
  5. Diversity
  6. Critical thinking & Problem Solving Approach
  7. Voluntary and community work

Admission Steps

The primary objective of the ATLAS Challenge is to get to know you better and evaluate if ATLAS is the right home for you for the next 4 years. The ATLAS Challenge is a holistic evaluation of your skills, passions and inspirations.

Through this selection process, we are looking for youngsters who have a burning desire to pursue a career in design. Set yourself on a path to empower the world and make a difference through design innovation and entrepreneurial leadership.

Fill your application along with your SOP

Write a statement of purpose

We want to know:

- What drives and motivates you every morning?

- How do you wish to create for the future?

You can talk about:

- Your background

- Your achievements

- Transformational occurances

- Things you are passionate about

Write SOP along with Application Form

- Word count - 300 words

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All about ATLAS Challenge

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Step A

Upload your Portfolio

100 - Marks
Weightage - 40%

The first step of the ATLAS Challenge is uploading your portfolio. It can include a range of media such as drawings, paintings, sculptures, performances, graphic designs, animations, photographs or sketchbook pages. You are advised to upload 8 – 10 pieces of your best works. Upload your work in the form of either a PDF file, multiple JPEG/JPG or a consolidated zip file, not exceeding 500 mb. Portfolio uploads can be used by ATLAS for training purposes.

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Step A

Complete the Design Project

100 - Marks
Weightage - 40%

If you don’t have a portfolio, don’t worry, we’ve got you covered! Complete the Design Project to move further.

Create a visual work inspired by any ONE of the given themes:
  • One World
  • Tracing Nature
  • Translating Tomorrow

All forms of media are acceptable—drawing, video, photography, sculpture, 3D work, collage, and digital images. Support your project by writing a 500-word essay describing how your ideas developed.

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Step B

Design Aptitude Test (DAT)

100 - Marks
Weightage - 30%

The second step of the ATLAS Challenge is the Online Design Aptitude Test. The multiple choice examination evaluates your aptitude and knowledge related to design. This section of the ATLAS challenge will be divided into 4 Parts:

Evaluation Criteria
  • 1   General Awareness
    15 Questions 30 Marks
  • 2   Logical Reasoning
    15 Questions 30 Marks
  • 3   Analytical Thinking
    10 Questions 20 Marks
  • 4   Storytelling
    1 Question 20 Marks
  • Total Time Allotted for this Section: 60 Mins
  • Total Marks: 100
Please read the instructions carefully:
  • This challenge requires you to attempt all questions.
  • There is no negative marking
  • This section must be completed uninterrupted, within the stipulated time, to proceed to the next section.
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Step C

Online Interview

100 - Marks
Weightage - 30%

The third section of the ATLAS Challenge is the Online Interview. After you submit Section 1 and 2, our Admissions team will get in touch with you to schedule and facilitate the interview over a phone call or video call with one of our instructors.

  • Total Time Allotted for this Section: 25 Mins
  • Total Marks: 100
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Once you complete & submit the online application, you will receive a confirmation email on your registered email ID. You will be then directed to a gateway to make the application fee payment. The application fee of Rs. 3,500 is non-refundable and non-transferable. Continue Your Application

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Scholarships and Bursaries

There's good news for meritorious aspirants while applying for admission at ATLAS. The ATLAS Scholars’ Program 2021 has been introduced to encourage and nurture design talent in the country. Students who show an aptitude and commitment to design and innovation can get scholarships to translate their dream into reality.

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