IGIDR-ADMISSION NOTICE

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research IGIDR-ADMISSION NOTICE

INDIRA GANDHI INSTITUTE OF DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH Filmcity Road, Goregaon East, Mumbai- 400065.

(An Advanced Research Institute Established by Reserve Bank of India) (A Deemed University with NAAC Accreditation A++)

ADMISSION NOTICE

Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) invites applications for admission to the External Ph.D. Programme (Development Studies):

It is an interdisciplinary programme, with emphasis on all areas of Economics including Energy and Environment Policy, commencing August 2009. Applicants with a minimum of three years of work experience from research and academic institutions, industry and government can apply. The External Ph.D. programme involves course work. There will be no scholarships or tuition lee waivers.

1. Eligibility: (a) Minimum qualification: MA/M.Sc in Economics/ M.Stat./M.Sc. (Physics, Mathematics, Statistics, Environmental Science or Operations Research)/M.B.A./M.Tech./M.E,/B.Tech./B.E. or equivalent with at least 55% aggregate marks lor Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines. The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary level or should be able to demonstrate equivalent mathematical ability, (b) The applicants ought to have a minimum of three years of work experience and they need to apply with the No Objection Certificate' along with leave authonzation on the official letterhead of the Organization duly signed by the authorized official of the Organization, (c) Applicants be preferably below 45 years of age; it can be relaxed in case of exceptional candidates.

How to Apply: Candidates should apply not later than April 30,2009 with (a) their current curriculum vita, (b) two passport size photographs, (c) two reference letters (in sealed envelopes and on official letterheads of the issuing authority), (d) No objection Certificate along with leave authorization on the official letterhead of the Organization duly signed by the authorized official of the Organization, (e) a seif certified original research proposal not exceeding 3000 words, (f) research publications (if any) and (g) a bank draft of Rs. 200 (non-refundable) payable to Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) at Mumbai to the "Admissions Office, IGIDR, Gen. A.K. Vaidya Marg, Goregaon (East), Mumbai 400 065 (E-mail: soffice@igidr.ac.in)". Payment in any other form will not be accepted. Application envelopes have to be marked as "Application for External Ph.D. Program".

Selection Procedure: Candidates have to apply with all the documents specified in Paragraph (2). Based on these, short listed candidates will be called for the interview around the first week of July 2009. Second class return rail fare by the shortest route from the place of residence will be paid to the candidates interviewed. The decision of the selection committee will be final.

Reservation: Reservation of seats for SC/ST/Physically disabled categories will be as per the Government of India rules. Such applicants need not submit any application fee but are required to enclose a copy of the Caste Certificate/Medical Certificate (as the case may be) along with their application. They are however not exempt from submitting all the documents specified in Paragraph (2).

Last date for receipt of applications April 30,2009

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