M.A. (Development Studies) at IIT Hyderabad: Apply by May 1: Expired


Indian Institute for Technology Hyderabad (IITH) invites applications for admission to the full-time Masters in Development Studies program in the Department of Liberal Arts.

This is a full-time two-year program; candidates should not be employed in any organization.

  1. 55% marks or equivalent CGPA in the Bachelor’s degree.
  2. Shortlisted candidates must pass a written test and/or interview conducted by the Department of Liberal Arts.

Candidates still appearing in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided they appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees by the time of registration.

If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations during registration. Further, they must fulfill the minimum requirements of marks/CPI, as mentioned under eligibility criteria for admission into the program.

The reservation of seats in admissions for SC, ST, OBC categories and for persons with disability (PD) will be as per Government of India rules.

Selection Procedure

Mere fulfillment of the minimum educational qualification does not necessarily entitle applicants to a call for the written test. The Institute reserves the right to call only the requisite number of candidates based on qualification and suitability.


The duration of the M.A. Program is 4 semesters (24 months) in which the selected candidates must complete course work and write a dissertation.

How to Apply?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is May 1, 2020.

The written test/interview for M.A. (Development Studies) admissions in the Department of Liberal Arts at IIT Hyderabad will be conducted in the second week of June 2020.


Email ID: shubha@la.iith.ac.in

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