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CDS Thiruvananthapuram MA in Applied Economics Admission 2018

Centre for Development Studies Thiruvananthapuram announces MA in Applied Economics Admission 2018

CDS MA in Applied Economics Admission 2018- Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for M.A. Program In Applied Economics for academic year 2018-19. The Program will commence on 26th July 2018


Admission is open to Indian nationals as well as students from SAARC countries. The degree is awarded by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.


Course Details

  • MA (Applied Economics) at CDS is a unique program that aims at providing rigorous training in theory,tools and methods for applied economic analysis, with a special focus on issues of economic development. The degree is awarded by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.
  • Selected MA students will join a vibrant research community at CDS, comprising faculty, research scholars and visitors, working on various facets of development with an interdisciplinary framework
  • Training in applied economics is expected to prepare students for careers in academia, govt. national and international development agencies, research institutions, the corporate sector and the media

 

Important Dates

Last Date for Receipt of Application Form: 11th April 2018

Date of Entrance Test: 20th May 2018 (from 10.00 am to 12.00 noon)

Short listed applicants will be interviewed over Skype or telephone between 04th- 10th May 2018

Selected candidates must join the Programme on 26th July 2018

 

Also See : Admission Notification


Seats Available

  • 20 seats are available for students from India and 05 seats are for students from SAARC countries. This prospectus provides details about the admission to the program.

 

Eligibility Criteria

For Students from India

  • A bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern, with at least 50 percentage of marks
  • Candidates from SC, ST & Persons with Disability (PWD) (with ≥40% disability) are eligible irrespective of percentage of marks secured in the qualifying degree
  • Those who are appearing for their final exam may also apply. Such candidates, if selected,shall be allowed to join the program only if they have secured the minimum prescribed percentage of marks in their qualifying exam at the time of registration to the program
  • They should also submit the final mark sheets of the qualifying exam at the time of registration to the program

For Students from SAARC Countries

  • Candidate must have a Bachelor’s/undergraduate degree (three-year program) with English As the medium of instruction and the three-year undergraduate program must be equivalent to undergraduate program of an Indian university
  • All certificates provided by the candidate must be Apostille certified before joining

 

Admission Procedure

  • Application Form & Admission Procedure are separate for students from Indian and those from 5-SAARC countries mentioned above

For students from India

  • Admission is based on an entrance test scheduled on Sunday, May 20th, 2018 from 10.00 am to12.00 noon at Hyderabad, Kolkata, Kozhikode, New Delhi, Pune & Thiruvananthapuram
  • NoTA/DA will be provided for attending the Entrance Test
  • Candidates are advised to make their own arrangements for travel and lodging to attend the Entrance Test

For students from SAARC Countries:

  • Separate application form is available for students from SAARC countries, which can be downloaded from our websitewww.cds.edu
  • Scanned copy of the filled up and signed application form should be send to the email address: admission@cds.edu as an attachment with“MA-SAARC” on the subject line before 11th April 2018
  • Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed over Skype or telephone between 04th-10th May 2018

 

Reservation

  • Statutory reservation for candidates from India belonging to SC, ST, OBC (NCL) & Persons with Disability(PWD) (≥ 40% disability) as per Govt. of India rules
  • Reservation is applicable to only 20 seats earmarked for students from India

 

Application

  • CDS Trivandrum admission application form can be downloaded from Centre for Development Studies Website www.cds.edu
  • Application is to be submitted in the prescribed format along with copies of all mark sheets/certificates from +2 onwards
  • Application fee of Rs.200/-, as a demand draft drawn in favour of the Centre for Development Studies, payable at Trivandrum
  • SC/ST/PH (with more than 40% disability) applicants are exempted from payment of the application fee
  • Application with enclosures should reach the Academic Program Office, Centre for Development Studies, Ulloor, Medical College (PO), Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Kerala, on or before 11th April 2018

 

Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram

Academic Program Office, Centre for Development Studies, Ulloor, Medical College P.O, Thiruvananthapuram-695011 (Kerala), Tel.: 0471-2448881, Email acad@cds.ac.in, Website www.cds.edu