Thursday, 28 February 2013

Centre for Development Studies (CDS) MA Applied Economics Admission Notice 2013-2014

Centre for Development Studies,
Ulloor, Medical College (P.O) Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, KERALA
MA Applied Economics Admission Notice 2013-2014
Degree awarded by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvanathapuram has invited applications for admission to MA Applied Economics course of Academic Year 2013-14, scheduled to begin on July 17, 2013.
This four-semester programme is intended to equip students with knowledge of the analytical framework and empirical methodologies required for the study of contemporary issues in Economics, particularly with respect to development. The wide range of topics and a balance between theory and application are the hallmarks of the programme. MA students will be part of a research community comprising faculty, research students and visitors. With training in economic theory, quantitative methods, and exposure to a variety of data sets, graduates of the programme will be well prepared for careers in academia, government, the corporate sector and consulting.
Eligibility:
A bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern, with at least 50 percent marks. SC, ST & PH (with >40% disability) candidates are eligible irrespective of percentage of marks secured in the qualifying degree.
Those who are appearing for the final examination may also apply. Such candidates, if selected, shall be allowed to join the programme only if they have secured the minimum prescribed percentage of marks in their qualifying examination at the time registration to the programme. They should also submit the final mark-sheets of the qualifying examination at the time registration to the programme.
Fees
MA students have to pay a tuition fee of Rs 8000 per semester. All students would be provided hostel accommodation on a sharing basis and CDS hostel rent is Rs. 200 per person per month which includes charges for electricity and water.
Admission
Admission is based on an entrance test scheduled on May 26th 2013 from 10.30am to 12.30 pm at Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad and New Delhi.
Reservation
Statutory reservation for SC, ST, OBC (non-creamy layer) & PH (≥ 40% disability) candidates as per Government of India rule.
How to apply:
Application is to be submitted in the PRESCRIBED FORMAT along with (available at link: http://cds.edu)
Copies of all mark sheets / certificates from +2 onwards
Application Fee of Rs. 200, as a DD drawn in favour of the Centre for Development Studies, payable at Trivandrum.
SC, ST and PH (with ≥ 40% disability) applicants are exempted from payment of the application fee.
The application with enclosures should reach the Academic Programme Office, Centre for Development Studies, Ulloor, Medical College (P.O) Thiruvananthapuram 695 011, KERALA on or before April 26, 2013
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