M.Sc and M.Phil/Ph.D at IGIDR, Mumbai
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, an advanced Research Institute established by Reserve Bank of India and a Deemed to be University, has invited applications for admission to M.Sc. (Economics) and M.Phil/Ph.D. (Development Studies) Programmes for 2018-19.
For admission to the two-year M.Sc. (Economics) Programme commencing on July 23, 2018, applicant should hold 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. Applicant must have studied Mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level. Need-based scholarships are available for Masters Students as per Institute’s norms.
The M.Phil/Ph.D in Development Studies is an interdisciplinary Programme commencing on July 23, 2018. The duration of M.Phil Programme is two years and that of Ph.D. Programme is four years. Applicant should have 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.
Relaxation in eligibility criteria and reservation of seats for SC/ST/Physically disabled categories will be as per Govt. of India norms.
Selection Procedure: Selection will be on the basis of performance of the applicants in an online test and an interview. The Online test will be separate for M.Sc. and M.Phil/Ph.D. courses. The Online test for both M.Sc. and M.Phil/Ph.D. will emphasize general aptitude, analytical ability and mathematical skills at appropriate levels. In addition M.Sc. students will have to answer a section either on Economics or on Mathematics at the undergraduate level.
The Online test will be held on Sunday, April 22, 2018 at Ahmedabad/Gandhi Nagar, Aizawl, Bangalore, Benares, Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Chandigarh-Mohali, Chennai, Dehradun, Guwahati, Hyderabad/Rangareddy, Jaipur, Jammu, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai/Greater Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Patna, Raipur, Ranchi, Shillong and Thiruvananthapuram. The test venue will be notified in the call letter. Based on the performance in the Online test, short listed candidates will be called for an interview at IGIDR around second or third week of June 2018. Second class return rail fare by the shortest route from the place of residence will be paid to the candidates interviewed.
Application: Applications can be filled online at www.igidr.ac.in
Application fee for General Category is Rs. 500/- only and for SC/ST/PD, it is Rs.100/- only.
Last date for receipt of Online Application form is April 6, 2018.
Stipend: M.Phil/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.
For details, visit www.igidr.ac.in