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Summer@IGIDR – Visiting Students Programme


Visiting Students Program Summer 2024

Call for Applications


The IGIDR is pleased to invite applications for the Visiting Students Program for 2024. If you are a student who wants to learn what academic research is all about and would like to learn the ropes and get some hands on experience working with faculty researchers, you can now apply to spend the summer at the IGIDR. The IGIDR Visiting Students Program is part of the institute’s mandate to reach out to the larger academic community, to foster interactions and nurture the capacity of students to undertake research.

The Program: Selected students will be assigned a faculty supervisor to work with for the duration of their visit. Students are expected to produce a report at the end of their sojourn in the IGIDR.

Eligibility: Students in the 1st year Master’s program (M.A., M.B.A., M.Com., M.Sc. and M.Stat.), 3rd year engineering program (B.E, B.Tech.) or 4th year of integrated Master’s Program.

Period: June 11th, 2024 to July 26th, 2024 (45 days in one stretch).
Stipend: Rs.9000/-for the entire period (June 11, 2024 to July 26, 2024), 2nd class roundtrip train fare, free accommodation (on sharing basis) on IGIDR campus.

Application: Completed application should include:

Annexure-1: Curriculum Vitae
Annexure-2: Document regarding Date of Birth.
Annexure-3: Certificate related to 1st year Master’s program (M.A., M.B.A., M.Com, M.Sc. and M.Stat)
OR : 3rd year Engineering program (B.E, B.Tech)
OR : 4th Year of integrated Master’s program
Annexure-4: A Research Statement in English (not to exceed 300 words) explaining
i) Your research interests
ii) Why you would like to be considered for this program?
iii) What do you hope to achieve during the program?
Annexure-5: Scanned copy of Bonafide Certificate (Current)
Annexure-6: Recommendation letter from College / Institute / University authorities.


Selection: Selection will be based on a joint evaluation of the CV, letter of recommendation and the statement of research interest submitted at the time of application.

“Selected applicants will be notified via email by May 13th, 2024”.

Application Deadline & Notification :

Applicants have to Click here to apply online by April 10th, 2024.

You need a Gmail account in order to apply.

Address for Communication :

Ms. Sayli Charatkar
Visiting Students Program 2024
Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR)
Gen. A.K. Vaidya Marg, Goregaon (East),
Mumbai 400 065 (INDIA)
Email : summer@igidr.ac.in
Phone: + 91-22-69096530


Sr. No.PhotoNameName Of Institution
1Aparna P. KrishnanSymbiosis School Of Economics, Pune
2Devanshi MalhotraAshoka University
3Sachin GonsalvesSt Xavier's College (Autonomous), Mumbai
4Mithilesh Dilip DhokIndian Institute Of Science Research And Education
5Neha GuptaIndian Institute Of Foreign Trade, Department Of Economics
6Vani TyagiBanaras Hindu University (Vasanta College For Women)
7Mayank PandeySouth Asian University, Department Of International Relations
8Tanishka SinghBanasthali University
9Shivam MaheshwariMadras School Of Economics