IGIDR Mumbai PhD Admission 2022: Dates, Application Form

IGIDR Mumbai PhD Admission

IGIDR Mumbai PhD Admission 2022 – Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR), Mumbai invites application for admission in PhD (Development Studies) Program for the academic year 2022.

Check full details on IGIDR Mumbai PhD Admission 2022 below here.

About IGIDR Mumbai

  • Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) is an advanced research institute established and fully funded by the Reserve Bank of India for carrying out research on development issues from a multi-disciplinary point of view.
  • The Institute is recognized as a Deemed University under Section 3 of the UGC Act.
  • Starting as a purely research institution, it rapidly developed into a full-fledged teaching cum research organisation when it launched a Ph.D. program in the field of development studies in 1990. The objective of the Ph.D. programme is to produce researchers with diverse disciplinary backgrounds who can address issues of economics, energy and environment policies.

Eligibility Criteria for IGIDR Mumbai PhD Admission 2022

Ph.D. (Development Studies)

Minimum qualification for admission to the Ph.D.programme includes one of the following degrees or their equivalents:

  • M.A./M.Sc in Economics/M.Stat./ M.Sc. (Physics or Mathematics or Environmental Science or Operations Research) MBA/M.Tech./ M.E./B.Tech./ B.E. with at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines.
  • The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level.
  • Reservation Policy as per Government of India Rules. Reserved Category applicants have to produce the necessary documentation as per GOI Rule.


  • Ph.D. students will receive a monthly stipend of Rs.31,000/- in the first two years.
  • Those students, who fulfill the terms and conditions for Ph.D. registration, will receive a monthly stipend of Rs.43,750/- after Ph. D. registration in the third year.

IGIDR Mumbai PhD Admission 2022 Important Dates 

Commencement of Online Registration of Application02 May 2022
Closure of Registration of Application10 June 2022
Hall Ticket / Admit Card can be downloaded18 June 2022
Date of IGIDR- Computer Based Test26 June 2022

Application Process

  • Candidates can fill the application form online through the official website www.igidr.ac.in
  • Candidates need to apply online only. No other mode of application will be accepted.
  • The steps are as follows:
    • A. Online Application Registration
    • B. Online Payment of Fees
    • C. Photograph and Signature Upload.

Application Fee

For General CategoryRs. 500/-  
For SC/ST/PD/Other BC (non-creamy layer)/EWSRs.100/-

Selection Procedure

  • All candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in an online test and an interview.
  • The Online test for Ph.D. will emphasize on Comprehension and English and Basic Mathematics.

Important Links

NotificationClick Here
Application FormClick Here
IGIDR Mumbai WebsiteClick Here