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Duration: 18 months

Mode: Full-time, residential programme

Location: New Delhi

Start Date: 1st August 2019



The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women, co-founded by Pramath Raj Sinha (Founder - ISB, Ashoka University) and Anuradha Das Mathur (Yale Greenberg World Fellow 2016, 9dot9), is a unique women’s programme which integrates management practice, learnings from the liberal arts, thinking and communicating with impact and insight from personal growth courses.


Known for its multidisciplinary approach to management education, Vedica has marked its niche in the management education environment. Within three years, Vedica has found a strong response from industry and established itself as an institution of prestige for women professionals. Employers have relied on Vedica for a cadre of workplace-ready professionals.


With assured placements, a dedicated writing and communications centre and continual engagement with industry/academic experts, the Vedica Scholars Programme for Women is a transformational experience for the modern Indian woman to take the next step in being a future business leader.


A unique, month-long ‘Shadow a Woman Leader’ Module allows each Scholar to trail a prominent woman leader in an executive assistant role. Each scholar is mapped one-to-one and spends a month of their time at Vedica in this module. 

Course Outline


The 18-month long programme weaves through courses in liberal arts, communication and leadership while keeping management curriculum as its central focus. With a visiting faculty model, Vedica attracts faculty from top academic institutions and companies such as Harvard, Stanford, Yale, IIM, ISI, McKinsey and Coca-Cola.


Examples of courses you can take at Vedica include -


Mastering Management Practice

Marketing, Financial Accounting, Entrepreneurship, Organizational Behaviour, Technology for Business, etc.


Learning from the Liberal Arts

Macroeconomics, Philosophy, International Business Law, Gender Studies, Sociology, etc.


Thinking and Communicating for Impact

Critical Thinking, Elements of Writing, Business Communication, Visual Communication, Fundamentals of Language


Taking Charge of Personal Growth

Negotiations, Understanding the Self, Group Processes, Managing Interpersonal Dynamics, etc.

Course Takeaways


Vedica Scholars are transformed by the 18-month long programme to take charge as 21st-century professionals in various leadership roles across premier organizations across India.


  • An assured placement policy with consistent, dedicated career support throughout the 18 months finds Scholars placed in prime roles in top organizations, according to their interests and preferences
  • The unique Vedica Writing and Communications Centre facilitates an overall honing and refining of communication and critical thinking skills. Recruiters at Vedica testify to Vedica Scholars having effective communication skills.
  • The intersection of management and liberal arts facilitates a holistic perspective for the current workplace. Many Scholars in the start-up space have credited the unique Vedica curriculum for increasing their overall political, social and economic awareness, contributing to the success of their establishments.
  • With mentorship from leading industry professionals, academics and leading women personalities from every sector, the key takeaway from Vedica is the sense of belonging in a community of intelligent, vibrant and forward-thinking women committed to social change.


The Vedica Scholars Programme for Women offers assured placements to all Scholars. Placement opportunities with leading organisations in various sectors such as consulting, finance, development, and education are offered to the Scholars.


Exciting roles such as Growth Hackers, Product Managers, Business Development Managers, Capacity Building Managers in the Founders Team, Programme Manager and EA to Country Manager having been offered to graduating scholars. More than one Scholar has been offered more than two exciting opportunities, in the past.


The recent placement season at Vedica had welcomed prestigious companies such as Nestlé, KPMG, Deloitte, EY, Airtel Payments Bank, OYO Rooms, Uber, Zomato, Nearbuy, GCF Education, Ad Astra Consultants, SoulTree, Max SkillFirst, Core Diagnostics, ZS Associates, FSSAI, Albright Stonebridge Group (ASG), SecureNow, Kantar, Truly Madly, Moglix, Tata Trust, MMTC-PAMP, Western Digital Corporation, POPxo and many more.


Terms & Conditions


Admissions for the 5th Batch are open. The 18-month session will begin in August 2019 and run until December 2020.




Vedica admits women on potential and does not consider CAT, GMAT or GRE test scores as a criterion for admission. Additionally, there is NO APPLICATION FEE. The only criterion for admission is that the candidate should have an undergraduate degree at the time of starting the programme. Students in their final year of university are encouraged to apply.


Applications are on a rolling basis. Preference will be given to those who apply first.


The fee for the Programme is Rs. 10.25 lakhs + GST. This includes the entire tuition, accommodation and fee. Additionally, Vedica grants scholarships to students on both need and merit, judging the background of the candidate to make sure the cost of the programme is not a hindrance to applying.


Seats are limited to 120 Scholars.


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