Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai Economic Program


About IGIDR-

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is an advanced research institute established and fully funded by the Reserve Bank of India for carrying out research on development issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view.

IGIDR was registered as an autonomous society on November 14, 1986 and as a public trust in January 1987. On December 28, 1987 the campus was inaugurated by Late. Shri Rajiv Gandhi, the then Prime Minister of India. Subsequently, the Institute was recognized as a Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act. Since then it has been awarded the highest National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC) rating of A++ (under the old methodology) given to Indian academic institutions.

The institute started as a purely research organization but gradually it has converted into a full-fledged teaching cum research organization.

Admission 2015

IGIDR invites applications Masters of Science (M.Sc) in Economics program for the year 2015.

Eligibility Criteria for IGIDR, Mumbai:

  • Candidates should have any one of the following degrees:
  • B.A/B.Sc in Economics/B.Com/B.Stat/B.Sc (Physics or Mathematics)/B.Tech/B.E with at least a second division for Economics discipline and first division for other disciplines.
  • The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.

How to Apply for IGIDR, Mumbai:

  • Candidates can apply online.
  • The online application fee is Rs.100/- only.
  • Candidates are required to upload a scan copy of the necessary certificate. Reservation of seats for SC/ST/Physically disabled categories will be as per the regular norms.

Selection Procedure for IGIDR, Mumbai:

  • Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an online test and interview conducted by the institute.

Important Dates:

  • Last date for applying online: Friday, March 20, 2015.
  • Online Test will be held on April 26th 2015.

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