GIPE PhD Admission 2021, Application Form , Dates, Eligibility

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Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE) announces Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program 2021

GIPE PhD Admission 2021 – Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE) invites application for Admission to Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) Program for the academic session 202 through an Entrance Test.
Entrance Test for admission to the PhD Program in Economics/Population Studies / Agricultural Economics/Sociology/Public Policy and Law & Economics will be conducted on 09th January 2021 at the institute

PhD Program Offered

Agricultural Economics

Applied Econometrics

Applied Macroeconomics

Demography & Gender

Demography & Population Economics

Development Economics


Economic History

Economics of Affirmative Action

Economics of conflict

Economics of microfinance


Environmental Economics

Finance and Banking

Financial Economics

Gender (sex ratio), Caste and Class

Input-Output Economics

Labor Economics

Law and Economics

Livelihood Activities

Macro Econometric Modeling

Monetary Economics

Poverty and Inequality

Public Economics

Regional Economics

Resource Economics

Social Problems


GIPE PhD Admission 2021 Important Dates



Submission of application

11th December 2020

List of the eligible candidates to appear for Entrance Exam

18th December 2020

Written Test

09th January 2021

Result of the Written Test

18th January 2021

Eligibility Criteria for GIPE PhD Admission 2021


Master’s Degree in Economics/Agricultural Economics/Population Studies/Law and Economics/Public Policy/Sociology with at least 55 percent marks ((50 percent for reserved category candidates i.e. SC/ST/OBC/VJNT/DTNT) from a recognized University/Institute.


Candidates should download the application form from and submit two copies (one original plus one photo copy) of their application form along with bio-data and the list of publications, etc.


Candidates should submit with their application, self attested copies of Certificates as proof of their educational qualifications and experience, statements of marks and of the S.S.C. or equivalent certificate in support of their date of birth. Original certificates should not be submitted along with the application but should be produced at the time of interview.


Candidates belonging to reserved categories should also submit with their application, self attested copy of the valid caste certificate issued by the competent authority.


The allocation of seats shall be as per Government of Maharashtra guidelines, with 50% of the seats in the open category and the rest in reserved categories. Seats not filled in the reserved categories shall be transferred to the open category.

GIPE PhD Admission 2021 Application Process

  • A candidate seeking admission to the Ph.D. program shall download the application form from the Institute’s website and submit the same to the Ph.D. section at the Institute along with the prescribed application fee before the due date.

 Application Fee

  • The duly filled in application form should be submitted along with a Demand Draft of Rs.3000/- for Open and OBC candidates (Rs.1500/- for reserved category candidates i.e. SC, ST, DTNT and VJNT) drawn in favour of Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, payable at Pune
  • Applications submitted without demand draft will not be considered.

Selection Procedure

  • Admissions to the PhD programme shall be granted through an Entrance Exam and Interview
  • Candidates who pass the Written Test be called for the Interview
  • Candidates who have obtained M.Phil Degree of a recognised University through regular and not distance mode are exempted from Written Test.

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