University of Delhi (DU) has further extended the last date to the application form for admission to DU Delhi School of Economics M.Phil & Ph.D Programme. DU released a notification for eligible candidates to admission in M.Phil & Ph.D Programmes at the Department of Commerce for the academic year 2020-21. There is a common Web Portal for the centralized registration of candidates seeking admission to the M.Phil./ Ph.D Programmes in the University of Delhi. Candidates can check the complete details of DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2020 such as application process, eligibility and other information on this page below.
Latest: The last date to submission of application form is extended up to July 18, 2020. Scroll down to Apply.
DU Delhi School of Economics M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020
Registration for admission to all M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes of the University of Delhi is carried out online by the University according to rules and procedures described in the University’s Bulletin of Information, which should be read carefully before filling the online application form.
Schedule for DU Delhi School of Economics M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020
|Start date for Online Registration||20 Jun 2020|
|Closing date for Online Registration|
|Closing date for Payment for Already Registered candidates|
|Date of part 1 written assessment||to be announced|
|Date of part 2 oral assessment||to be announced|
|List of selected candidates||to be announced|
|Commencement of classes||to be announced|
DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2020 Application Form Extension Notice
Last date to submission of application form has further extended up to July 18, 2020. Check the official notice image regarding extension of application form is given below.
Click here to download the above notice.
DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2020 Application Form
The Application form for DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020 is available on the official website of University of Delhi. Candidates can fill their Application Form online from there or through the direct link given below. Make sure that you fulfill all the eligibility norms before filling up the online application form.
Apply Online: Applicants can fill the application form via direct link given below.
Application Fee – Candidates need to pay the requisite amount of registration fee is given below.
- SC/ST/PWD: Rs. 300/- for each course
- All other Categories (Unreserved, OBC, etc.): Rs. 750/- for each course.
Entrance Exam Pattern
For the entrance exams for the M.Phil. and Ph.D. Programmes, applicants will be expected to be familiar with in microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics/econometrics at the level of the first year of the Master’s Programme in Economics in the Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics; thus they should also be familiar with the mathematical tools used in these fields. The following is a list of indicative textbooks; however, questions will not necessarily be based on these books alone.
- Advanced Microeconomic Theory – Geoffrey A. Jehle and Philip J. Reny
- Advanced Macroeconomics – David Romer
- Basic Econometrics – D. Gujarati
- An Introduction to Game Theory – M. J. Osborne
The entrance process consists of two stages. The first stage will be an examination consisting of only multiple-choice questions, to be held in centres in various cities as described in the bulletin of information at the University’s admissions portal. This test will consist of multiple-choice questions only. Note that there will be negative marking for wrong or multiple answers to a question. The multiple-choice questions are designed to test rigorously the ability to apply concepts and techniques, rather than have a mere ‘theoretical’ familiarity with them. Calculators will not be required.
On the basis of the results of this examination, a shortlist of candidates will be called for a second stage assessment, which will consist of both written and oral components. The second stage will be conducted in Delhi only and will focus on research aptitude, knowledge of economics and the candidate’s proposal (for Ph.D. applicants).
However, the format and weightage of the different topics in the test may change. No queries on the test paper will be entertained. The medium of examination at both stages will be English.
DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2020 Result
Delhi University will be released a list of selected candidates for admission to M.Phil & Ph.D program on the Department of Economics as per schedule at the official website. The result shall be in the PDF form and it will be released as a list of shortlisted candidates for part 1 written and part 2 oral assessment. Candidates can also check the list from the direct links will be provided here.
Other Important Information
Candidates applying for admission to the Ph.D Programme who belong to one of the categories exempted from the entrance test under Ordinance VI of the University of Delhi, have the option to appear for the second-stage assessment directly but are advised to take the entrance exam to assess their preparedness for the Programme. However, they must register on the University’s admission portal in order to be called for second stage assessment and must include the 1500-word research proposal as part of their application.
A list of candidates selected for provisional admission will be uploaded on the department website as well as the University’s admission portal. Provisional admission for Ph.D students is subject to confirmation by the Board of Research Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi. For Ph.D candidates, provisional admission does not constitute approval of the research proposal that must be presented and defended separately as outlined in the coursework and other requirements.
DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D Admission 2020 Question Paper
Candidates can download previous year question paper for practice more. The question paper for the entrance examination will consist of two parts. The first part will consist of multiple-choice questions in microeconomics, macroeconomics and statistics/econometrics. The second part will consist of short answer questions in the same areas. A sample of the previous year’s question paper is available on the department website, econdse.org.
- Click here to download Previous Year Question Paper.
- A few of the past question papers are available on the department website – econdse.org under ‘Admissions’.
Official Website: econdse.org
To get more information about DU DSE M.Phil & Ph.D. Admission 2020 Check – Information Handbook.
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