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Visiting Students Program Summer 2016

Call for Applications


The IGIDR is pleased to invite applications for the Visiting Students Program for 2016. 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 students outside the institute, 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 (BE, B.Tech.)


When Four to eight weeks in one stretch anytime between May 1, 2016 and July 31, 2016.


Stipend Rs.6000/month, 2nd class roundtrip train fare, free accommodation on IGIDR campus.


How to Apply: Apply online using the link here or email summer@igidr.ac.in The last date for receiving applications is March 31, 2016. Make sure you have the following documents before you apply.

1. A statement of purpose of 300 words or less in English (tell us why you want to be here, what your research interests are and a bit about your background)

2. An updated Curriculum Vitae

3. A scanned copy of a bonafide certificate 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 www.igidr.ac.in