We are not accepting new applications any more. The applicants may please note that in view of the situation arising out of Covid-19, the written entrance examination has been postponed. The institute is following the government advisory on Covid-19. As soon as any decision regarding the date of the entrance examination is arrived at, the same would be notified on this portal.

Important Instructions

Dear Applicant:

Thank you for your interest in the M.Sc. in Economics program. Please read the Information Brochure carefully before you proceed. As you are preparing to submit your application, we wanted to highlight the following aspects of the application process:

Important Dates

Activity Date and Time (IST)
Submission of online application commences on 02 March 2020 (12:00 noon)
Last date for submission of online application and application fee 10 May 2020 (04:00 pm)
Downloading of Admit card begins To be announced
Entrance Test for M.Sc. (Economics) To be announced


*Candidates in the final year of their programmes and who expect to complete all their qualifying degree requirements before the third week of July 2020, are eligible to apply for admission. Please see the Information Brochure for details.

Application Fee

The details of the application fee specific to Gender/Category are given in the Table below. The application fee is non-refundable.

Group/Category Fee Details
Female (All Categories)/SC/ST/PwD ₹ 750/-
All Others ₹ 1500/-

Steps for filling Application Form

Entrance Test

The admission to M.Sc. in Economics will be through a national level entrance test to be conducted by the Institute. The written entrance test will be held in Delhi NCR, Kolkata, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Guwahati. However, depending on the number of applicants, some cities may be dropped or more cities may be added to the above list. All shortlisted candidates based on the written entrance test will appear before an interview panel. The syllabus and the pattern of the written test is given in Annexure V of the Information Brochure.

Foreign Candidates

All foreign nationals (holding foreign passport, including persons with OCI or PIO cards) having qualifying degree from recognised university/institute in India should apply through this portal and must write the entrance test. All other foreign nationals are requested to visit http://intladm.iitd.ac.in for application procedure and other details.

Contact Us

For any clarification regarding the programme please contact 011-2659 1371 between 10:00AM to 04:00PM. You can also write to us at economics@hss.iitd.ac.in