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Entrance Requirements

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

  • 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. Applicants can refresh their skills of reading Devanāgarī through an MUM on-line interactive language laboratory;
  • Be regularly practicing the Transcendental Meditation program (and the TM-Sidhi program for those who have taken the course);
  • One of the following for students whose first language is not English:
    • TOEFL: 90 Internet based test
    • IELTS: 6.5 overall score
    • PTE: 58 overall score