M.Sc. & Ph.D. Admissions 2021 at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai: Apply by May 8

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The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai invites applications for admission to its M.Sc & Ph.D. Admissions for the upcoming academic session.

The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai is an advanced research institution established by The Reserve Bank of India in 1987 on the occasion of its golden jubilee. The Institute’s mission is to carry out research on developmental issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view.

The program and admission details are given below.

1. M.Sc. (Economics)

This is a two-year program commencing end July 2021.

Eligibility
  • The minimum qualification for admission to the M.Sc. program includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents: 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 the Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.
  • The applicant must have studied Mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.
  • Reservation Policy as per Government of India Rules. Reserved category applicants have to produce the necessary documentation as per GOI Rule.
  • Need-based scholarships are available for Master’s students as per Institute’s norms.

 

Ph.D. Admissions 2021 at NIAS, Bangalore [Monthly Fellowship Rs. 31k]: Apply by Apr 15.

2. Ph.D. (Development Studies)

This a four-year program commencing end July 2021.

Eligibility
  • The minimum qualification for admission to the Ph.D.programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents: 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 the Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.
  • The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level. Reservation Policy as per Government of India Rules. Reserved category applicants have to produce the necessary documentation as per GOI Rules.

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.

Selection Procedure
  1. All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an online test and an interview.
  2. The Online test for M.Sc. will emphasize general aptitude, analytical ability, and mathematical skills at appropriate levels.
  3. The Online test for Ph.D. will emphasize English, Analytical ability, General understanding of the Economic Environment, and Mathematical skills at appropriate levels.
  4. In addition, M.Sc. students will have to answer a section either on Economics or Mathematics at the undergraduate level.
  5. The Online test for Ph.D. will emphasize English, Analytical ability, General understanding of the Economic Environment, and Mathematical skills at appropriate levels.
Online Test

The Online Test will be held on Saturday, May 8, 2021 (afternoon hours) at the following centers: 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.

How to Apply?

The online application fee is Rs. 500/- only. Scheduled Caste/ Scheduled Tribe/ Physically Disabled/ Other Backward Castes (non-creamy layer)/ Economically Weaker Section: The online application fee is Rs.100/- only.

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here. The last date to apply is May 8, 2021.

 

For full notification, click the link below.

IGIDR, Mumbai PG Admissions 2021 Notification

 

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