IIT Guwahati invites applications for MA in Development Science

MA in Development Science by IIT Guwahati


One of the renowned IITs of the country, IIT Guwahati invites applications for its MA in Development Science programme for the academic year 2014. This programme is for both sponsored and regular students. Students can apply online by visiting the official website of IITG.

Regular (full-time):

The students will work full-time for their MA degree.

Sponsored (full-time):

A candidate in this category is sponsored by a recognised R&D organisation, academic institution, governmental organisation, NGO, development agency or industry for doing MA in the institute on a full-time basis. The applicant must be a regular employee of his/her organisation with at least two years of experience at the time of admission and be engaged in professional work in the discipline in which admission is sought. He/ She will not receive any financial support from the institute.


For regular students:

A bachelor's (10+2+3) degree (major/ honours) or equivalent from a recognised university, in any discipline, with a minimum of 50% marks or 5.5 CPI in a 10-point scale (45% marks or 5.0 CPI in a 10-point scale for SC/ST/PD candidates) in major/ honours only.


Candidates not having major/ honours courses, must have the concerned degree with a minimum 50% aggregate marks or 5.5 CPI in a 10-point scale for General/ OBC category candidates and a minimum 45% aggregate marks or 5.0 CPI in a 10-point scale for SC/ ST/ PD category candidates.

For sponsored students:

Same as for 'regular' candidates, but also fulfilling additional conditions specified for sponsored (Full-Time) candidates, as indicated under 'Categories of Students for MA Programme.'


Candidates who are yet to appear in their qualifying degree examinations may also apply, provided that they will appear in all their qualifying degree examinations and complete all requirements for their degrees before 15-07-2014. If selected, such candidates shall be admitted provisionally, and they will have to furnish the results of their qualifying degree examinations latest by 25-08-2014.

Important date:

Last date to apply: 23rd April, 2014

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