Ph.D. & M.Sc Admissions 2020 at Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai: Apply by May 31

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The Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research, Mumbai invites applications from qualified and meritorious candidates for admission into its M.Sc (Economics) and Ph.D. (Development Studies) for the academic sessions 2020-21.

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.

Qualifications

For M.Sc (Economics)

  • Minimum qualification for admission to 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 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 Masters’s students as per Institute’s norms.

For Ph.D. (Development Studies)

  • Minimum qualification for admission to the Ph.D. program 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 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.

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 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.
Selection Procedure

All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an Online test and an interview.

The Online Test will be held at one of 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?

Interested candidates can apply online by clicking here.

he online application fee is Rs. 500/- for General Candidates and Rs. 100/- for SC/ ST/ OBC Candidates, The last date to apply is May 31, 2020. (Extended).

For further details, click here.

 

 

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