Call for Applications, Visiting Students Program, Summer 2018



Visiting Students Program

Summer 2018


Call for Applications


The IGIDR is pleased to invite applications for the Visiting Students Program for 2018. 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 first year of their Master’s program (M.A., M.B.A., M.Com., M.Sc. and M.Stat.) or third year engineering (B.E, BTech.).


When 45 days in one stretch  from  May 25, 2018 to   July 09, 2018.


Stipend Rs.9000/- for the entire period (25th May 2018 to 9th July 2018), 2nd class roundtrip train fare,  free accommodation on IGIDR campus.


How to Apply Apply online through the webpage


The last date for receiving applications is February 20, 2018. Make sure you have the following documents before you apply.

  1. A statement in English (not to exceed 300 words) explaining
    • Your personal goals and research interests
    • Why you would like to be considered for this program?
    • What do  you hope to achieve during the program?
  2. An updated Curriculum Vitae
  3. A scanned copy of a bonafide certificate and one recommendation letter from College/Institute/University authorities


About IGIDR The IGIDR in Mumbai is an advanced research institute established and funded fully by the Reserve Bank of India for carrying out research on development issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view. The IGIDR also offers MSc, MPhil, PhD degrees. Our faculty interests cover a broad range of themes, environment, energy, agriculture, industry, finance, macroeconomics, development, international trade, microeconomic theory, and poverty, among others. For more information about the IGIDR, visit