MA programmes in Development and English studies at IIT Madras


The Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras invites applications for integrated Master of Arts (M.A) in Development Studies and M.A in English studies programs for the commencing session 2015.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Interested candidates must appear for HSEE-2015 and must have also passed for the first time in 2014 or should be appearing in 2015 in any one of the following qualifying examinations:
  • The final examination of the 10+2 system which is conducted by the central or state board recognized under the Association of Indian Universities.
  •  Intermediate or two-year pre-university examination conducted by a board or university recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

How to Apply:

  • The interested and eligible candidates may apply online from Wednesday, December 17, 2014 onward. Candidates need to pay the examination fee as applicable, through net banking /credit card /debit card /Indian bank challan that will generate during the application process.
  • The examination fee for GE and OBC (NCL) male candidates is Rs.1600/-.
  • The examination fee for SC, ST, PwD male candidates and all categories of female candidates is Rs. 800/. Additionally, the service charges of the bank would be Rs.30/-.

Selection Procedure:

The selection of the candidates would be on the basis of their performance in the written test Humanities & Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) -2015 conducted by the institute.

Important Dates: 

  • The online application process starts on Wednesday, December 17, 2014.
  • The payment for examination fee could be made between Wednesday, December 17, 2014 and Monday, January 26, 2015.
  • The online application process ends on Monday, January 26, 2015.
  • The last date for submission of hard copy of the self-attested certificate of respective category is Monday, January 26, 2015.
  • The admit cards can be downloaded from the HSEE website from Monday, March 16, 2015 to Thursday, April 16, 2015.
  • The HSEE exam is to be conducted on Sunday, April 26, 2015.
  • The results of HSEE exam would be declared on Wednesday, May 13, 2015.

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