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National Institutes of Technology Rourkela MA Admission 2020 (Development Studies)

National Institutes of Technology Rourkela MA Admission 2020 (Development Studies)


Online applications are invited from eligible candidates for admission to M.A. in Development Studies Programme for the academic session 2020-22. Applicants are required to note the Department, Programme and Programme Code as mentioned below, that will be required at the time of filling ONLINE APPLICATION FORM

M. A. –  –    Humanities & Social Science  – – Development Studies –  –  B. Tech, B. A., B. Sc, B. Com with 50% marks or 5.5 /10 CGPA. Among B. A., B. Sc and B. Com, applicant with Honors will be given preference.

There is no relaxation in academic requirement for any category / caste of candidates because the minimum academic requirement has been set to meet the basic challenges of the academic programme.

The above mentioned CGPA/percentage should be the aggregate CGPA/percentage based on all semesters/years. Conversion from CGPA to percentage or vice-versa given by individual Institute/University will NOT be considered. If the evaluation system is in grades, CGPA value will be considered and if the evaluation system is in marks, percentage value will be considered.

:Seat Distribution:

The distribution of seats for the said programme including slow pace is

 General-14 OBC-10 SC-06 ST-03 OPPH-02 EWS-04 TOTAL-39

 NOTE:If sufficient applicants under OBC, EWS and PH categories are not available, seats under the same may be filled up by General category applicants.

Eligibility Criteria:

Admission to the programme will be made on the basis of career marking as decided by the Institute

The candidates appearing qualifying degree final examination may also apply for the above programme. However, they are required to submit their mark/grade sheet showing 50% marks or 5.5/10 CGPA at the time of selection and admission, failing which the applicants must produce a certificate signed by the Principal or Registrar of the College/University last attended stating that all examinations including practical necessary for award of the degree have been completed, in order to be eligible for admission, in the prescribed format given in the Annexure-I. Such candidates have to produce their final result latest by 30th September 2020; else their admission will stand cancelled and all fees paid including Caution deposit will be forfeited by the Institute.

Slow Pace:

M. A. programme is also offered in slow pace (4 years) to candidates, employed (including self-employment) in industry / organizations in and around Rourkela. Their admission will be within the approved seat limit as mentioned in the seat distribution. Eligibility criteria, selection process and fees are same as those for regular students studying in normal pace.

Certificates for claiming reservation:

Applicants claiming reservation under SC/ST/OBC/PH/EWS quota are required to produce valid certificate as detailed below at the time of admission failing which their candidature will be treated as General category:

a. The EWS, OBC and PH certificates should have been issued on or after 01.01.2020.
b. Candidates claiming reservation under SC/ST quota are required to produce SC/ST certificate as prescribed by the Govt. of India.
c. Candidates claiming reservation under OBC quota are required to produce OBC certificate (Annexure-II) and to submit an undertaking (Annexure-III) in the prescribed format for admission to academic programme ( not in the format for employment/recruitment).
d. Candidates claiming reservation under PH quota are required to produce PH certificate as per following:

 For physically challenged category, a minimum of 40% disability is required subject to the condition that the candidate is capable of carrying out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to various programmes without any special concessions and exemptions.
 Physically challenged candidates shall bring the Physically Challenged (PH) Certificate in the prescribed format given in Annexure-IV. This certificate shall be signed by three members of Medical Board duly constituted by the State or Central Government under Person with Disability (PWD) Act. One of the doctors in the Medical Board shall be a specialist in the particular field pertaining to the disability. The name, degree, and specialization of all the doctors, date of issue shall be clearly visible in the certificate.
 The Medical Officer of NIT Rourkela may assess the Physically Challenged (PH) certificate and the decision of the Medical Officer is final and binding on the candidate.

 Attention of the PH candidates is drawn to Chapter XI, Section 56 of PWD Act for persons with severe disability. A disability of 80% or more is termed as severe disability. Suitability of such candidates for carrying out all activities related to theory and practical work as applicable to various programme without any special concessions and exemption will be examined by the Institute authority with help of Medical Officer and the admission of such candidates is subject to the decision of the authority.

How to apply:

Interested candidates satisfying the eligibility criteria may submit online application at http://eapplication.nitrkl.ac.in following the instructions.

Applicants are advised to

a. Read the advertisement carefully,
b. Read the instructions to fill up the online application form
c. Fill up and submit the online application form accordingly.
d. Pay non-refundable application fee of Rs. 500/- only through Demand Draft drawn in favour of “Director National Institute of Technology, Rourkela” payable at Rourkela.

Applicants are required to send hard copy of the signed application form along with the Demand Draft to the Registrar, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, Odisha, Pin- 769008. However, candidates who will be called for interview are required to submit the following documents to the HOD on reporting day of the interview:

a. Signed copy of the application form
b. A set of Xerox copies of all certificates from HSC onwards

They also need to produce original certificates from HSC onwards for verification to the Academic Office at the time of admission.

The list of selected candidates will be displayed in our Institute website www.nitrkl.ac.in and no postal intimation will be sent to the selected candidates. The candidates are requested to visit our Institute website for further
information towards admission as per following schedule:

Important Dates:

Application form will be available in the Institute website for online Submission http://eapplication.nitrkl.ac.in MARCH 18 th , 2020 (Monday)
Closing date of online application MAY 15th , 2020 (Friday)
Last date of receipt of Hard copy of Application MAY 20th , 2020 (Wednesday)
Publication of list of applicants shortlisted for Written Test, Personal Interaction and Counselling MAY 22nd , 2020 (Friday)
Date of Written Test ,Personal Interaction, Counselling and Admission JUNE 5 th , 2020 (Friday)
Registration for the 1st Semester (Tentative) JULY 21st , 2020 (Tuesday)
Starting of class for the 1st Semester (Tentative) JULY 22nd , 2020 (Wednesday)

Fee to be paid at the time of admission:

1. Admission fee(one time) 2,500/-
2. Tuition fee (exempted for SC/ST students) 7,500/-
3. Other fees (Exam. Library Electricity .etc) 3,000/-
4. Student Activity fee 2,000/-
5. Medical fees 2,000/-
6. Hostel seat Rent 5,000/-
7. Hall Establishment Fee 5,000/-
8. Caution money(one time Refundable after successful completion of Program) 10,000/-
9. Institute Emergency Fund (onetime fee) 5,000/-
10. Hall Dues(Approx.) 18,000/-

Total : 60,000/-
The above fee is only for the 1st semester. For each subsequent semester the approximate fee including Mess Advance will be 42,500/- (35,000/- for SC/ST students

Refund Rule:

Once a student is admitted and then he/she is removed or he/she withdraws/leaves the Institute without completing the entire programme, all fees paid including the caution deposit will be forfeited by the institute.  Mess advance may be refunded after deduction of dues, if any. For further queries if any, please mail us in the e-mail ID: admission@nitrkl.ac.in / acad.res@nitrkl.ac.in

For more details refer the Official Website :    https://www.nitrkl.ac.in/

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