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Summer@IGIDR – Visiting Students Programme


Visiting Students Program Summer 2023

Call for Applications


The IGIDR is pleased to invite applications for the Visiting Students Program for 2023. 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 t6he 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: May 30th, 2023 to July 15th, 2023 (45 days in one stretch).
Stipend: Rs.9000/– for the entire period (May 30, 2023 to July 15, 2023), 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 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 intent submitted at the time of application. Selected applicants will be notified via email by March 27th 2023.

Application Deadline & Notification :

Applicants have to apply online  by February 25th, 2023.

Applications for Visiting Students Programme (Summer) has been closed

You need a Gmail account in order to apply.

Address for Communication :

Ms. Sayli Charatkar
Visiting Students Program 2023
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

ImageNameUniversity   AffiliationDescriptionYear
Ewan Nikhil ThomasUniversity of HyderabadLearn how to research!2019
Divya JainSouth Asian UniversityThis program will allow me to develop and realize the theories into the modelling frameworks and emperics.2019
Dipti MishraIndian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeTo get exposure on research work.2019
Chayan PoddarIndian Institute of Technology, GuwahatiTo have hands-on experience and learn more about research from the esteemed faculty and researchers at IGIDR - to formulate policiesthat help in the long run.2019
Himani AgarwalJamia Millia Islamia, New DelhiExposure to new tools and measures and researching under emminent professors will definitely add to my skillset.2019
Swati ChhikaraCentral University of RajasthanI hope to achieve scientific and systematic approach of doing academic research in an inter-disciplinary setting.2019
Baishali Lodh ChowdhuryPondicherry UniversityAs a student wishing to pursue a career in research and development, I believe I can utilize this opportunity to learn as much as possible from the eminent faculty at this institure.2019
Kashish SrivastavaIndian Institute of Technology, RoorkeeA great place to fulfill your dreams.2019
Shruti SrivastavaUniversity of Petroleum and Energy StudiesI hope to get a broader understanding of energy sector and related issues.2019
Sandra SurendranCentral University of Tamil NaduFrom this programme I expect to make a research base on my subject.2019
Parishmita DasBanaras Hindu UniversityThis 45 days programme is the best platform to give the first step in the field of research. Through this program, I want to prepare myself for my future journey of research under the guidance of one among the best faculty of India.2019
B.Sai ShruthiGokhale institute of politics and economics, PuneI am B.Sai Shruthi, I am affiliated to Gokhale institute of politics and economics, Pune. I am looking forward to explore the research practices and learn professional research skills. I am also expecting to interact with faculty members other than my faculty supervisor and gain from the interaction.2018
Deepanshi GilhotraTERI School of Advanced StudiesI am looking forward to do some good quality research work under my professor and get my paper published in a journal after some time.2018
Gaibul PreetUniversity of HyderabadAs a student mastering in Economics, I’m interested in gaining knowledge about research methodology and I hope to achieve advanced academic insights about my topic by the end of the Visiting Students Programme at IGIDR Mumbai. i believe the same will help me to achieve my future goals.2018
Meera Ancy VincentPondicherry UniversityFrom this internship program I expect that I will get good at econometrics and data analysis using STATA and R. I hope this program will enhance my conceptual and analytical reasoning power and there by my research skills.2018
Nidhi Gyan PandeyAmbedkar University DelhiBy the end of the programme, I hope to learn some new research skills, and sharpen my understanding of the practical applications of research methodologies in Economics and their associated challenges.2018
Rumi AzimCentre for Development Studies, KeralaIt is a great opportunity to be a part of Visiting Students Programme at IGIDR. I look forward to enhancing my statistical and analytical skills in order to become a good researcher.2018
Sugam SharmaShri Mata Vaishno Devi University, KatraThis programme will help me to learn the new econometric tools for the research paper. I am really looking forward to learn new things through this programme and I hope this will be the best 45 days of my student life in IGIDR.2018
Vipul GuptaGokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, PuneI expect a good learning experience and exposure to economic research.2018
Tulika GuptaShri Mata Vaishno Devi University, KatraI expect a lot from VSP, its my first experience with the external
faculty, so i am ready to learn new things regarding my interest, the
facilities here are going to help me