03-17-2015, 04:41 PM
Last date for receipt of online application: March 20, 2015
The online test will be held on: April 26, 2015
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) invites applications for admission to M.Sc. (Economics), M. Phil / Ph.D (Development Studies)
Duration: This is a two-year program starting August 2015.
Eligibility: Minimum qualification for admission to M.Sc. program include any of the following or equivalent qualifications: BA / B.Sc. Economics / B.Com. / B.Stat. / B.Sc. (Physics or Mathematics) /B.Tech./B.E. at least one second division for the discipline of economics and other disciplines to first division. The sun. applicant is essential to have studied mathematics at the higher secondary level or higher.
Need-based scholarships are available to students of the Master according to the rules of the Institute.
M. Phil. / Ph.D. (Development Studies)
Duration: These are interdisciplinary as of August 2015. M.Phil.programme duration is two years and the doctorate program is four years.
Eligibility: Minimum qualification for admission to the M. Phil. / Ph.D.programme include any of the following or equivalent qualifications: MA / M.Sc in Economics / M.Stat. / M.Sc. (Physical or environmental sciences or mathematics or operations research), /MBA/M.Tech./ME/B.Tech./BE with at least 55% marks to add 60% aggregate marks discipline economics and other disciplines. The sun. applicant is essential to have studied mathematics at the higher secondary level or higher.
Salary: M. Phil. / Ph.D. Students receive a monthly stipend of Rs.17,000 / - in the first two years. Students who meet the terms and conditions for registration of doctoral receive a monthly stipend of Rs.26,000 / - after doctoral enrollment in the third year.
How to apply
Candidates can fill the application form available online at http://www.igidr.ac.in
General Category: The online application fee is Rs. 500 / - only.
SC / ST / PD: The online application fee is Rs.100 / - only. Candidates are required to bring a copy of the required certificate examination. Reservation of seats for SC / ST / physically handicapped categories will be scheduled according to the rules.
All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an online test and an interview. The online test will be independent candidates for M.Sc. and M. Phil. / Ph.D .. The online test for both M.Sc. and M. Phil. / Ph.D. stand judge, analytical skills and mathematical knowledge to appropriate levels. In addition M.Sc. Students will have the option to answer a section on economics or mathematics degree.
The online test will be held on Sunday, April 26, 2015 at the following centers:
Ahmedabad, Allahabad, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Jaipur, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, NCR-Delhi and Thiruvananthapuram.
The test site will be noted in the letter of call. Based on the performance in the test theOnline, short listed candidates will be called for an interview IGIDR during the third / fourth week of June 2015. Second class return rail fare by the shortest route from the place of residence to pay candidates interviewed. The decision of the Institute shall be final.