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Centre for Development Studies PhD in Economic Admission 2020, Important Dates, Eligibility, Fees

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CDS Trivandrum PhD Admission 2020 – Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala invites applications for Doctoral of Philosophy (PhD) in Economics Programs for the academic session commencing in August 2020-21. Application in a prescribed form along with relevant document should be submitted till April 27, 2020

Interested candidates can read the page below for more details on CDS Trivandrum PhD Admission 2020.
 

Curriculum and Duration

i. The full-time residential programme will commence on August 03, 2020
ii. The degree is awarded by the Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
iii. Students of economics who wish to sharpen their skills in applied economic research

 

CDS Trivandrum PhD Admission 2020 Important Dates

Application must reach the Academic Program Office, CDS 27th April 2020
Entrance test  17th May, 2020
Interview 2nd to 10th July 2020 
Programme will commence on 03rd August 2020

 

Eligibility Criteria for CDS Trivandrum PhD Admission 2020

PhD Program at CDS is subject to UGC regulations. As per UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of MPhil/PhD Degrees) Regulations of 2016
 

Any of the following options may be satisfied

An M.Phil degree from any Indian university recognized by the UGC or from a foreign educational institution
Master’s degree or a professional degree declared equivalent to the Master’s degree by the corresponding statutory regulatory body, with at least 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale (or an equivalent grade in a point scale wherever grading system is followed)
Eligibility for admission does not ensure fellowship. Fellowship award will be based on a separate interview in the presence of sponsoring agencies
A relaxation of 5% of marks, from 55% to 50%, or an equivalent relaxation of grade, may be allowed for those belonging to SC/ST/OBC(non-creamy layer)/Person with Disability (PWD) and other categories of candidates

 

Reservation

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

 

CDS Trivandrum PhD Admission 2020 Application Process

i. CDS Trivandrum admission application form can be downloaded from Centre for Development Studies Website www.cds.edu
ii. Application is to be submitted in the prescribed format along with copies of all mark sheets/certificates from +2 onwards
iii. Application with enclosures should reach the Academic Program Office, Centre for Development Studies, floor, Medical College (PO), Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Kerala

 

Application Fee

Tuition Fee Rs.120/- per semester
JNU Registration/Enrolment Fee Rs.7615 (one-time fee)
Miscellaneous Charges Rs.500/-

 

Admission Procedure

i. No more than twelve candidates will be selected for the PhD program in Economics
ii. Statutory reservation for Indian candidates belonging to SC, ST, OBC (NCL) & Persons with Disability (PWD) (40% disability) as per Govt. of India rules is provided
iii. Foreign nationals and officials nominated by the Government of Kerala will be considered separately
iv. The Selection process will be based on UGC (Minimum Standards and Procedure for Award of MPhil/PhD Degrees) Regulations of 2016

 

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

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