M.Sc/PhD at IGIDR, Mumbai: Apply by April 10
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Gen General Arun Kumar Vaidya Marg, Film City Rd, IGIDR, Goregaon, Mumbai, Maharashtra 400065, an Advanced Research Institute Established by Reserve Bank of India and a Deemed to be University, has invited applications for admission to the Masters and Ph.D programmes for 2020 session.
Eligibility: M.Sc. (Economics) (2 year): B.A./B.Sc. in Economics/B.Com./B.Stat./B.Sc. (Physics or Mathematics)/B.Tech./B.E./ Equivalent with at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.
Ph.D. (Development Studies) (4 year): 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/Equivalent with at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.
For both Programmes, applicant must have studied Mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.
Selection: Selection will be on the basis of performance in an online test and an interview. The Online test will be held on April 25, 2020 (Saturday), at 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 and Visakhapatnam.
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.
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 2020. Second class return rail fare by the shortest route from the place of residence will be paid to the candidates interviewed.
Application: Application can be submitted online at www.igidr.ac.in latest by April 10, 2020. Application Fee for General Category is Rs. 500/-. For SC/ST/PD/OBC/EWS, it is Rs.100/-.
Stipend/Scholarship: Ph.D. students will receive a monthly stipend of Rs.25,000/- in the first two years. Those students, who fulfil 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. Need-based scholarships are available for Masters Students as per Institute’s norms.
Reservation will be as per Government of India Rules.
Both Programmes will commence at end of July 2020.
For details, visit www.igidr.ac.in