Online Summer Courses for High-School Students

Interdisciplinary Pre-College courses with Ashoka University faculty!

3-Weeks live, online courses during summer holidays

Pre-college courses to explore specific disciplines

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India's best faculty, amazing peers & learning support

Live Courses

A Way with Words : Writing across Forms

Sumana Roy

Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing at Ashoka University.

Creativity & Design Thinking

Priyank Narayan

Head of the Department, Entrepreneurship & Director, Centre for Entrepreneurship at Ashoka University.

The New World of Ancient India

Sanjukta Datta

Assistant Professor of History at Ashoka University.

Why to do AshokaX Horizons

Are you a student wondering what you should study in college? Or simply looking to explore a discipline or topic not covered in your school syllabus? AshokaX Horizons is a specially curated offering to give school students from everywhere a compelling and stimulating summer learning experience with courses by top faculty across a whole host of fascinating topics!

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  • New disciplines with top faculty
  • Engaging & rigorous teachers
  • Interdisciplinarity & new perspectives

Learn from

  • Leading researchers in their field
  • Gaining a deeper perspective
  • Ashoka’s famed academic pedagogy

Grow by

  • Diverse & bright peers
  • Accomplished learning mentors
  • Curated readings & resources

Hear from Past Learners

All Courses

The (Mis)measure of (Wo)men

Simantini (Simi) Ghosh

Assistant Professor of Psychology at Ph.D. coordinator at the Department of Psychology, Ashoka University.

Darwinian Dilemmas of the Pandemic Century


Assistant Professor of Biology at Ashoka University and a DBT-Wellcome Trust Intermediate Fellow.

Using Maps to Create Knowledge & Solve Problems : Introduction to GIS

Meghna Agarwala

Assistant Professor of Environmental Studies at Ashoka University. Prior to joining Ashoka University,

Madhavi Menon

Professor of English, Ashoka University

Director, Centre for Studies in Gender & Sexuality

Director of the PhD Programme in English

Ph.D. Tufts University

Madhavi Menon is an eminent theorist and scholar of gender, sexuality, politics, and identity. 

She joined Ashoka University in 2013 as one of its founding faculty members. She went on to establish the university’s Centre for Gender & Sexuality Studies (CSGS), which is the first of its kind in India. Previously, she was a professor at Ithaca College and American University

Most prominently known for her work on queer theory and Shakespeare, she has also edited the collection Shakesqueer and written three books on Shakespeare and sexuality. She is also most recently the author of Infinite Varieties: A History of Desire in India and Law of Desire: Rulings on Sex & Sexuality in India. 

In addition to being Director of CSGS, she is the Director of the Ph.D. programme in English and Professor of English at Ashoka University.