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College Detail

Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

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Prasanth Nagar Ulloor
Thiruvananthapuram
Kerala
Phone-No: 0471-244 8881
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Email: acad@cds.ac.in
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About College: Set up in 1971 by legendary economist late Professor K.N. Raj, the Centre for Development Studies (CDS) is an internationally renowned, self-governing institution known for its cutting edge research in applied economics and topics germane to socio-economic development, impeccable pedagogy, and extensive and exhaustive training programmes. Tucked away from the maddening world of city life, CDS is housed in Prasanth Nagar, a serene, picturesque hamlet 10 Kms off the Thiruvanathapuram city. It is easily accessible by road, rail and air. The sprawling 10 acre campus is designed and delivered by late Laurie Baker, whose love for nature has few parallels in history. The state-of-the-art CDS library is one of the biggest repositories of wisdom in South India with over 1,50,000 titles in economics and related disciplines and subscribing to about 400 professional journals. It has a faculty strength of about 20.

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Course Name:

MA programme in Applied Economics

in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala
Course Description:
MA programme in Applied Economics
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for MA programme in Applied Economics in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

A bachelor’s degree in any discipline under 10+2+3 pattern, with at least 50% marks
SC/ST/PH (with above 40% disability) candidates are eligible irrespective of percentage of marks secured in the qualifying degree

Those who are appearing for their 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 of registration to the programme

They should also submit the final mark sheets of the qualifying examination at the time of registration to the programme

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for MA programme in Applied Economics in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

Application is to be submitted in the prescribed format along with copies of all mark sheets/certificates from +2 onwards

Application fee of Rs 200/-, as a demand draft drawn in favour of the Centre for Development Studies, payable at Trivandrum

SC/ST/PH (with more than 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 (PO), Thiruvananthapuram-695011, Kerala, on or before 21st April 2016

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Course Name:

MPhil Economics Full-Time

in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala
Course Description:
MPhil (Economics) (Full-Time)
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Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for MPhil Economics Full-Time in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

MPhil Program of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU): Master's in Economics with > 50% marks or other Social Science/ Humanities subjects with > 55% or Sciences/ Technology /Life Sciences with > 60%.

 

Fellowships: Rs.3000 p.m.

ü       UGC JRF can be availed for both the Programmes.

ü       ICSSR Salary protection scheme for college/university teachers for PhD.

 

Selection Process: Applicants are short listed for interview on the basis of their scores for academic record (from +2 onwards) and the research proposal submitted witht eh application. The research Proposal is a tool for evaluation of the applicant’s interest and aptitude for undergoing this Programme and is a key element of the application. It should ideally have:

ü       Review of relevant literature on the chosen topic

ü       A cogent exposition on the study problem

ü       Objectives of the study

ü       Theoretical Framework

ü       Methodology and sources of data

ü       List of References.

 

It can be in any field of study with an applied economics approach.

It should ideally be around 1500 words, neatly typed/ word-processed.

It should be the candidate’s own work.

 

Bear in mind that it should not be just an essay; nor it should be photocopies of Dissertation/ Project report for the Master’s Degree or any other study programme.  (Copies of such studies can be submitted as additional material). The proposal will be evaluated in terms of the reasoning and economic insight. The final selection will be based on a personal interview at CDS to ascertain the candidate’s interest and aptitude for undergoing the Programme.

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for MPhil Economics Full-Time in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

Application Form & Prospectus can be obtained from the Academic Programme Office for Rs.200; free of cost for SC/ST/PH applicants. By Mail: Send a crossed DD in favour of CDS, payable at Trivandrum.

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Course Name:

PhD (Economics) (Full-Time)

in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala
Course Description:
PhD (Economics) (Full-Time)
Parttime:
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Fee:
Eligibility:
Eligibility and Selection Procedure for PhD (Economics) (Full-Time) in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

PhD Programme of JNU or University of Kerala: MPhil with FGPA of 6 and Master's in Economics with > 50% marks or in related disciplines in development studies with > 55% marks. MPhil requirement waived in exceptional cases with research experience 2 years in University/research Institution and/or publications in refereed journals.

ü       Those awaiting results of the qualifying examination can also apply.

ü       SC/ST/PH candidates are eligible irrespective of percentage of marks.

 

Fellowships:  Rs.5000/ 6000 p.m. under schemes including ICSSR's.

ü       UGC JRF can be availed for both the Programmes.

ü       ICSSR Salary protection scheme for college/university teachers for PhD.

 

Selection Process: Applicants are short listed for interview on the basis of their scores for academic record (from +2 onwards) and the research proposal submitted witht eh application. The research Proposal is a tool for evaluation of the applicant’s interest and aptitude for undergoing this Programme and is a key element of the application. It should ideally have:

ü       Review of relevant literature on the chosen topic

ü       A cogent exposition on the study problem

ü       Objectives of the study

ü       Theoretical Framework

ü       Methodology and sources of data

ü       List of References.

 

It can be in any field of study with an applied economics approach.

It should ideally be around 1500 words, neatly typed/ word-processed.

It should be the candidate’s own work.

 

Bear in mind that it should not be just an essay; nor it should be photocopies of Dissertation/ Project report for the Master’s Degree or any other study programme.  (Copies of such studies can be submitted as additional material). The proposal will be evaluated in terms of the reasoning and economic insight. The final selection will be based on a personal interview at CDS to ascertain the candidate’s interest and aptitude for undergoing the Programme.

How To Apply:
Application Procedure for PhD (Economics) (Full-Time) in Centre for Development Studies, CDS, Kerala

Application Form & Prospectus can be obtained from the Academic Programme Office for Rs.200; free of cost for SC/ST/PH applicants. By Mail: Send a crossed DD in favour of CDS, payable at Trivandrum.

Closing Date:
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Application Deadline:  May 19, 2008
Interview Shortlist          June 10, 2008
Interviews                    
July 02–04, 2008
Selection Announced     
July 04, 2008

Commencing on          Aug 01, 2008

 

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