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24 Months

This is a two-year programme, which imparts students with a rigorous and hands-on training in Economics, with special emphasis on analytical and problem solving skills as well as exposure to emerging policy issues at the national and international levels. This programme involves a successful completion of either 16 courses or 15 courses and a Master’s thesis. It is aimed at all those with necessary quantitative prerequisites who would like to be grounded in economic analysis. 

This is a two-year programme. First Year course work exclusively focuses on the following compulsory courses: Microeconomics-I and II, Macroeconomics-I and II, Econometrics-I and II, Mathematics for Economists, and Development Economics.

In the second year students are required to choose eight optional courses (or seven optional courses and a Master’s thesis) that includes (i) one Major Field of Specialisation consisting of four optional courses in a related field, (ii) one Minor Field of Specialisation consisting of two optional courses in a related field, and (iii) two (or one in case the student opts to do a Master’s thesis) other optional courses that may be from un-related fields.

Those who successfully complete the M.Sc. programme at IGIDR and found eligible as per the rules could join the M.Phil./Ph.D. programme. Such candidates may be exempted from the course requirements and would receive stipends (under the existing rules) for one year in case of M.Phil. registration and three years in case of Ph.D. registration.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Minimum qualification for admission to M.Sc. programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents: B.A./B.Sc. in Economics/B.Com./B.Stat./B.Sc. (Physics or Mathematics)/B.Tech./B.E. with at least 55% aggregate marks for economics and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines. The Institute follows a reservation policy as per government of India rules.
  • The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.

Admission Details

Candidates will be admitted on the basis of their performance in an Online test and an interview. The Online Test will be separate for M.S candidates. The Online test for M.Sc. will emphasize on general aptitude, analytical ability and mathematical skills at appropriate levels. In addition M.Sc. students will have to answer a section either on Economics or Mathematics at the undergraduate level.

Candidates will be shortlisted for Interview based on their performance in the Online test. Interviews will be held online in the second or third week of June.

All candidates appearing for their final degree examinations on or before July 15, 2021 are eligible to appear for the Online test. However, their admission in the M.Sc programmes will be treated as provisional and subject to meeting the eligibility requirements as applicable. The final official mark sheets of M.Sc as relevant, must be submitted to IGIDR by October 31, 2021.

The Institute follows a reservation policy as per Government of India norms. Reserved Category applicants have to produce the necessary documentation as per GOI Rules.

Applications for Admissions are open.

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