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IGIDR M.Sc (Economics) and PhD (Development Studies) Admission 2020

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Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai announces admission to 2-years M.Sc. (Economics) and 4-years Ph.D. (Development Studies) Program. Applications are invited online till April 10, 2020. Read on for more details such as eligibility criteria, application process, selection, etc for IGIDR M.Sc and PhD Admission 2020.

 

IGIDR M.Sc and PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Commencement of on-line registration of application             

12th May 2020

Closure of registration of application     

31st May 2020

Closure for editing application details    

31st to 15th June 2020

Last date for printing your application   

15th June 2020

Online Fee Payment                 

12th to 31st May 2020

Date of Online test

Will be announced

Date of Interview at IGIDR

3rd week of June 2020

First Term for all programmes will commence end

July 2020

 

Eligibility Criteria for IGIDR M.Sc and PhD Admission 2020

M.Sc. (Economics)

Minimum qualification for admission to M.Sc. programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents:

B.A./B.Sc. in Economics/ B.Com./ B.Stat./B.Sc. (Physics or Mathematics)/ B.Tech./B.E. with at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.

The applicant must have studied Mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.

Ph.D. (Development Studies)

Minimum qualification for admission to the Ph.D.programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents:

M.A./M.Sc in Economics/M.Stat./ M.Sc. (Physics or Mathematics or Environmental Science or Operations Research)/M.B.A./M.Tech./ M.E./B.Tech./ B.E. with at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.

The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.

 

Stipend for PhD


Ph.D. students will receive a monthly stipend of Rs.25,000/- in the first two years.

Those students who fulfill the terms and conditions for Ph.D. registration will receive a monthly stipend of Rs.35,000/- after Ph. D. registration in the third year.

 

Selection Procedure

All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an Online test and an interview.

The Online test for M.Sc. will emphasize on general aptitude, analytical ability and mathematical skills at appropriate levels.

The Online test for Ph.D. will emphasize on English, Analytical ability, General understanding of Economic Environment and Mathematical skills at appropriate levels.

In addition M.Sc. students will have to answer a section either on Economics or Mathematics at the undergraduate level.

 

Test Centres

The Online test will be held on Saturday, April 25, 2020 at various centres across the country, namely -

Ahmedabad/Gandhi Nagar

Aizawl

Bangalore

Benares

Bhopal

Bhubaneswar

Chandigarh-Mohali

Chennai

Dehradun

Ernakulam/Cochin

Guwahati

Hyderabad/Rangareddy

Indore

Jaipur

Jammu

Kolkata/Greater Kolkata

Lucknow

Mumbai/Greater Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai

Delhi NCR

Panjim

Patna

Pune

Raipur

Ranchi

Shillong

Thiruvananthapuram

Visakhapatnam

 

IGIDR M.Sc and PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

Candidates need to apply online only.

Candidates can fill the application form online through the official website www.igidr.ac.in

Payment can be made by using Debit Cards (RuPay/Visa/MasterCard/Maestro), Credit Cards, Internet Banking, IMPS, Cash Cards/ Mobile Wallets by providing information as asked on the screen.

Before registering their applications on the website, candidates should possess a valid email id. In case, the candidate does not have a valid e-mail id, he/ she will have to create a new email id before applying online.

Candidates are advised to verify every field filled in the application. The name of the candidate should be spelt correctly in the application as it appears in the Certificate/Marksheets/identity proof & PAN Card.

 

Application Fee

For General Category

Rs. 500/-

For SC/ST/PD/Other BC (non-creamy layer)/EWS

Rs.100/-

 

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For more details and to apply online, please visit the official website

 

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