MA Admission 2020

Centre for Development Studies (CDS) invites applications for its two year MA programme in Applied Economics for the academic year 2020-21. Admission is open to Indian nationals as well as students from SAARC countries. Twenty-five seats are available for Indian nationals and five seats are for students from SAARC countries.

The application must reach the Academic Programme Office, Centre for Development Studies on or before APRIL 08, 2020.

Last date for submitting application : April 27, 2020
Date of entrance examination :  May 17, 2020
Time of entrance examination : 10.00 am to 12.00 noon
Application fee (SC/ST/PWD ( 40%) exempted) : Rs.500

The last date for submitting applications for MA & PhD admissions 2020 has been extended from April 8 to April 27, Monday (till 5 pm). The Application fee can also be paid through bank transfer to the following account.
A/C Holder: Director, Centre for Development Studies
A/C No. 57036243430
IFSC: SBIN0070029

In case of online transfer, please indicate the UTR/Transaction ID number in the space provided in the application form to furnish DD details. SBI remitters are requested to attach a copy of the transaction slip along with the application.

The prospectus provides details about the admission to the programme. The details of submitting application by the candidates from SAARC countries are given in Section 8.2.


For any additional information please contact Academic Programme Office at 0471- 2774253/4 during the office hours.