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Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research Fellowship 2016

Deadline: 31-Mar-2016

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AwardAdmission and Monthly stipend
EligibilityMasters or B.Tech
CountryIndia
Scholarship provider contact details

The Dean/Soffice

IGIDR
Gen. A.K.Vaidya Marg
Goregaon (E)
Mumbai - 400 065 (INDIA)

Tel: (022) 2840 0919/20/21,28416200 (Board Number)
28416576,28416572 (Direct) 
Fax: (022) 2840 2752/28416399
Email: dean@igidr.ac.in, soffice@igidr.ac.in

Description

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) invites applications for admission to the following programmes:

1. M.Sc. (Economics): This is a two-year programme commencing in August 2016. Eligibility: Minimum qualification for admission to M.Sc. programme include 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 a second division for Economics discipline and first division for other disciplines. The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level. Need-based scholarships are available for Masters students as per Institute’s norms.

2. M.Phil./Ph.D. (Development Studies): These are interdisciplinary programmes commencing in August 2016. The duration of M.Phil programme is two years and that of Ph.D. programme is four years.

Eligibility

Minimum qualification for admission to the M.Phil./Ph.D.programme include 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.  

How to apply?

Application can be done online only.

More Information

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 separate for M.Sc. and M.Phil./Ph.D. candidates. The Online test for both M.Sc. and M.Phil./Ph.D. will emphasize general aptitude, analytical ability and mathematical skills at appropriate levels. In addition M.Sc. students will have the option of answering a section either on Economics or Mathematics at the undergraduate level.

The Online test will be held on Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the following centres: Ahmedabad/Gandhi Nagar, Allahabad, Chandigarh, Bangalore, Bhubaneshwar, Chennai, Guwahati, Hyderabad/Rangareddy, Jaipur, Kolkata/Greater Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai/Greater Mumbai/Thane/Navi Mumbai, Delhi NCR, Thiruvananthapuram.

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 the third/fourth week of June 2016. Second class return rail fare by the shortest route from the place of residence will be paid to the candidates interviewed. The decision of the Institute will be final.

Online Application and payment of Fee: Candidates can fill the application form online available at 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. Reservation of seats for SC/ST/Physically disabled categories will be as per the regular norms. Last date for receipt of Online Application form is March 31, 2016. 

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