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Entrance Requirements for MA in Reading the Vedic Literature

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. 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).
  • For students whose first language is not English: official English proficiency test scores (either TOEFL, IELTS Academic or PTE). The test must have been taken within the last two 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.