Centre for Development Studies offers M.A in Applied Economics

M.A in Applied Economics admission at CDS, Kerala

Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Thiruvananthapuram invites applications for admission to M.A in Applied Economics, for the academic year 2014.

About the programme:
MA (Applied Economics) in CDS is a unique master's programme in economics that aims at providing a rigorous training in theory, tools and methods for applied economic analysis, with a special focus on issues of economic development. The degree is awarded by Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

Admission is based on an entrance test conducted on 25th May 2014 from 10.00 AM to 12.00 noon at Bengaluru, Chandigarh, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kolkata & Thiruvananthapuram.

Candidates must have passed bachelor's degree with 50% of marks from any of the recognised universities.

Entrance test:
Candidates will be tested for their analytical ability and aptitude. Candidates are expected to be familiar with the undergraduate course content of a standard Economics programme taught at the B.A level. They are also expected to be aware of current national and international economic issues of importance. An illustrative list of areas to be covered is given below, especially for the benefit of candidates without an undergraduate degree in Economics.

How to apply:

  • The application form and prospectus can be downloaded from the official website of Centre for Development Studies.
  • The filled application form, along with demand draft of Rs. 200/- drawn in favour of "Centre for Development Studies", payable at Thiruvananthapuram, should be submitted to the institute office.

Important dates:

  • Last date for submission of application form is on 21st April 2014.
  • Entrance exam will be held on 25th May 2014.

Contact Details:
Academic Programme Office,
Centre for Development Studies,
Ulloor, Medical College (P.O),
Thiruvananthapuram - 695011.

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