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Admission 2020

NOTIFICATION

Dated: 12th September 2020

The IGIDR Admission Test for the M.Sc. and Ph.D programs will be conducted on October 11 2020.   The Test is scheduled in the afternoon, the exact time at which candidates are supposed to report to their respective centers will be notified in the call letter.

Based on several requests received from the registered candidates, the Institute has opened additional centers across the country.  The centers will reflect in the center-change link given below. Kindly click on the link to make changes in the center preference.

https://ibpsonline.ibps.in/igidramfeb20/

The above link will be available from September 12, 2020 to September 21, 2020.  Any requests for change in center after September 21, 2020 will not be entertained. Please do not wait until the last date.

A center wise list of candidates will be available on our website about 10 days prior to the Test.

A link to enable students to download the call letter will be made available on our website one week prior to the Test.

 

Dean Academic Affairs
Dated: 12th September 2020

 

Notice
The IGIDR Admission Test 2020 scheduled on September 7, 2020 stands postponed.

 

Candidates will be duly notified of the new date of the Admission Test in due course.
Candidates are requested to keep a close watch on the Admission 2020 Section on the website.

Dean Academic Affairs

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Notice

In view of the uncertainty prevailing on account of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, it is not possible to declare a firm date for the Test at this time, but it is expected to be held by the end of August 2020 or first/second week of September 2020 as per UGC Guidelines. Announcement of the exact date will be made after proper assessment of the situation, bearing in mind the well-being and safety of the candidates, and ensuring that they are able to appear for the Test without any risk or hardship. Candidates will be duly notified of the new date for the Centre Based Admission Test well in advance.

As soon as the date is announced, all registered candidates will be provided a small window for making changes in their centre preferences.

In case, if the COVID-19 Pandemic does not abate in September and the IGIDR is unable to hold the Centre Based Test, then there is a possibility that the Institute may conduct an Internet Based Remote Proctored Test. Details regarding this test will be made available to candidates if the need arises.

A relevant date will be announced on our website. Candidates are requested to keep a close watch on the Admission 2020 Section on the website.

It may not be possible for IGIDR to entertain requests for refund of application fee on account of rescheduling of the Online Admission Test.

Dean Academic Affairs

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The I.G.I.D.R. Admission Test for the M.Sc. and PhD programs will be conducted on the 7th of September 2020.

The Test is scheduled in the afternoon. Given the COVID 19 restrictions this year the Test has been shortened from 180 minutes to 90 minutes. This has been done to allow a smooth entry and exit of candidates from the centers while following all the rules and protocols of social distancing at the respective centers. It is our endeavor to keep all the candidates safe. The details of these rules and procedures will be announced one week prior to the Test. A center wise list of candidates will be available on our website about two weeks prior to the Test. A link to enable students to download the call letter will be made available on our website about 10 days prior to the Test. The exact time at which candidates are supposed to report to their respective centers will be notified in the call letter.

Given the change in the duration of the Admission Test the structure is as follows:

M.Sc.:

  • Test 1. TEST OF COMPREHENSION and ENGLISH: 5 questions
  • Test 2. TEST OF BASIC MATHEMATICS: 15 questions
  • Test 3A. TEST OF ECONOMICS: 15 questions Test or 3B. TEST OF ADVANCED MATHEMATICS : 15 questions

Test 1 and Test 2 are compulsory for all candidates. Candidates can choose between Test 3A and Test 3B.

Ph.D.:

  • Test 1. TEST OF COMPREHENSION: 5 questions
  • Test 2. TEST OF BASIC MATHEMATICS: 40 questions

On the basis of scores obtained in the Admission Test, IGIDR will shortlist candidates who will be called for an interview. This year interviews for the M.Sc. and Ph.D. programs will be held online. The candidates are required to have a computer / tablet / smart phone and a reliable internet connection in order to be able to attend the interview. The details regarding the interview dates and time shall be announced and communicated to the selected candidates in due course.

There exists the possibility of IGIDR being unable to conduct the Test at the centres due to COVID related restrictions. In such a case, a revised date will be announced. In this scenario candidates would be required to have a computer / laptop with a camera and mic facility and a reliable internet connection to take the Admission Test from home. The actual requirements and other details pertaining to this possibility will be announced by 10th September 2020. The structure of this Admission Test would be the same as mentioned above.

All registered candidates are provided a small window from August 6th to August 8th , 2020 for making changes in their center preferences.

Kindly note: Request for Change in Center will not be entertained after August 8th 2020.

Candidates are required to email the following information to: change-centre@igidr.ac.in

  1. Name:
  2. Programme:
  3. Date of Birth:
  4. Online Registration No:
  5. Centre selected in the application form:
  6. New Centre Opted as on August 6, 2020:

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IGIDR  M.Sc. (Economics) and Ph.D. (Development Studies)  2020.

    1. Admission Notice 2020 
    2. Prospectus 2020 
    3. Online Application Form for M.Sc and Ph.D. Programme 
    4. M.Sc. Mock Test Link
    5. Ph.D Mock Test Link
    6. Sample Questions for M.Sc.
    7. Sample Questions for Ph.D.
    8. Revised Information Handout for M.Sc.  
    9. Revised Information Handout for Ph.D. 

  • Important Dates:

Last date for receipt of Online Application form is May 31, 2020.
Date of online test is will be notified.

  • Please Note:

 M.Phil Programme has been discontinued from 2020 onwards.

 

M.Sc. (Economics)

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 The duration of M.Sc. (Economics): This is a two-year programme commencing end July 2020.

 Eligibility: Minimum qualification for admission to M.Sc. programme 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 students as per Institute’s norms.

Selection Procedure: All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an Online test and an interview. The Online test for M.Sc. will emphasize on general aptitude, analytical ability and mathematical skills at appropriate levels. In addition M.Sc. students will have to answer a section either on Economics or Mathematics at the undergraduate level.

The Online test will be held on Sunday June 7, 2020 at the following centres:
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. 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 second or third week of June 2020. 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 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Physically Disabled/Other Backward Castes (noncreamy layer)/Economically Weaker Section: The online application fee is Rs.100/- only. Last date for receipt of Online Application form is April 30, 2020.

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Ph.D. (Development Studies)

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The duration of Ph.D. (Development Studies): This a four year programme commencing end July 2020.

 Eligibility: 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 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.

 Stipend: 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: All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an Online test and an interview. The Online test for Ph.D. will emphasize on English, Analytical ability, General understanding of Economic Environment and Mathematical skills at appropriate levels.

The Online test will be held on Sunday June 7, 2020 at the following centres:
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. -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 second or third week of June 2020. 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 Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribe/Physically Disabled/Other Backward Castes (noncreamy layer)/Economically Weaker Section: The online application fee is Rs.100/- only. Last date for receipt of Online Application form is April 30, 2020.

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