One of the oldest research training centers in Economics i.e Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE) has announced the notification regarding admissions for its M.Sc program to begin in 2018. The admissions in these disciplines are determined through a competitive exam which is conducted by the institute. The exam for the 2018 session can take place on June 10, 2018 (Sunday). Programmes offered are M. Sc. (Economics), M. Sc. (Financial Economics), M. Sc. (Agribusiness Economics), M. Sc. (International Business Economics & Finance).

Latest: Result of GIPE Entrance Exam 2018 for M.Sc has been declared. Also, notification for admission to GIPE M.Sc Programme 2018 after the announcement of the result has been released.

GIPE Entrance Test 2018 for M.Sc

Interested candidates can fill the application form online. Application form for the same is available at the official website. Candidates must ensure their eligibility before filling the application form. A candidate who fill the application form on time only be able to give the entrance exam.

GIPE Entrance Test 2018 for M.Sc Important Dates

Events Dates
Application start date 01 Apr 2018
Last date to receive applications 25 May 2018 3 Jun 2018
Hall tickets issue dates 05 Jun 2018
Date of examination 10 Jun 2018
Result declaration 19 Jun 2018
Date of document verification 20 Jul 2018
Commencement of the Programme 23 Jul 2018
Closure of Admissions 18 Aug 2018

Schedule for Iterations

Iterations Schedule for offer of admission Last date for acceptance of offer of admission and for payment of programme fees
I 20 Jun 2018 23 Jun 2018
II 25 Jun 2018 28 Jun 2018
III 29 Jun 2018 02 Jul 2018
IV 03 Jul 2018 06 Jul 2018
V 07 Jul 2018 11 Jul 2018
  • Click Here to check the notification for admission to GIPE M.Sc Programme 2018 after the announcement of the result.


The merit list cum result of GIPE’s entrance examination has been uploaded online on the official website of the institute and also displayed on the Notice board of the institute. The result is displayed after the successful completion of the Entrance Exam. Candidates who appear in the examination can now check their results from the official website or through the direct link provided below.

Result: Click here to check result of GIPE Entrance Test 2018.

Admit Card

Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE) has released the admit card for the Entrance exam 2018 for programmes. Candidates who have filled the application form can download their admit card by providing their User ID and password. Downloading link of admit card is provided below.

Admit Card:  Click Here to download your admit card.

GIPE 2018 Application Procedure/ Fees

Students seeking admission to the M. Sc. Degree Programmes shall visit the website and submit the application form as per instructions detailed therein, and submit it online along with application fee of Rs. 3,000/- (Rs. 1500/- for reserved category candidates domiciled in Maharashtra, for M.Sc. (Economics) only). Payment of the application fee shall be made only through the payments gateway by Debit/Credit Card or Net Banking.

Application Process is over now..!!

The applicants shall be required to clearly stipulate in the application form their order of preference for the programmes. No change in the preference will be accepted after the submission of the application form. Admission to a particular programme shall be offered on the basis of the merit of the student in the Entrance Examination, preference/s indicated by him/her, and vacant seats available for that programme. In case of any dispute, the decision of the Admissions Committee of the Institute shall be final and binding

Testimonials to be upload along with the Application Form

  • S.S.C./Matriculation certificate as proof of date of birth.
  • Statement of marks of all courses at the graduation examination.
  • Graduation Certificate/Statement of Marks/Transcript, or, if the result is awaited, certificate from the institution to that effect.
  • Caste Certificate/Domicile Certificate issued by the competent authority (for reserved category candidates)
  • Candidates belonging to Jammu & Kashmir should submit Domicile Certificate issued by the competent authority of that State.
  • For Physically Handicapped (PH) category candidates, Certificate of Disability issued by the competent authority.

GIPE Entrance Test 2018 Eligibility

Candidates can check the eligibility criteria for the admission from below.

  • Academic requirement- an undergraduate degree is essential
  • Minimum marks requirement- 50% marks in the aggregate (45% for reserved category candidates) at graduation.
  • Result awaiting candidates- candidates who are in the final year of their undergraduate and awaiting the results may also apply. However, in order to be considered for admission to the programme, their results must be conveyed by the respective universities to the Institute, preferably by fax/speedpost, on or before Friday, June 29, 2018.

GIPE 2018 Exam pattern

The exam pattern for GIPE 2018 are as follows.

  • Duration- 120 minutes
  • Total questions -100
  • Type of questions- Objective (with 4 options for 1 question)
  • Marks for answers- 1 mark
  • Negative marking- 1/4th mark deduction
Subjects Marks Total number of questions
Aptitude in Mathematics and Statistics 30 marks 30 questions
Analytical Ability and Reasoning 20 marks 20 questions
Undergraduate level knowledge in Economics 50 marks 50 questions
Total 100 marks 100 questions

Syllabus for GIPE Entrance Test 2018 for M.Sc

The candidates who want to prepare for the examination should be familiar with the syllabus. Therefore, here it is.

Section A

  1. Descriptive Statistics-Measures of Central Tendency- Measures of dispersion-Correlation and Regression Coefficient – Probability Theory- Index Numbers.
  2. Mathematics for economics – Algebra, Calculus and Matrix Algebra.

Section B

  1. Analytical Ability and Reasoning

Section C

  1. Macroeconomics (Demand Curves, Price and Income Elasticity of Demand, Cost Curves, Equilibrium of Firm under different market structures).
  2. Macroeconomics (National Income, Theory of Income Determination, Fiscal and Monetary Policy, Trade and Balance of Payments).
  3. Basic theories of growth and development.
  4. Recent developments in Indian Economy and international economic issues of contemporary importance.

Centres for the Entrance Examination:

  • Pune, at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, 846, Shivajinagar, Pune 411004
  • Mumbai, at Maniben Nanavati Women’s College, Vallabhbhai Road, Vile Parle (W), Mumbai 400056
  • New Delhi, at Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan, Mehta Sadan, Kasturba Gandhi Marg, New Delhi 110001 OR Rishabh Public School, Mayur Vihar, Phase – I, Delhi 110092
  • Kolkata, at Maharaja Manindra Chandra College, 20 Ramkanto Bose Street, Kolkata 700003
  • Chennai, at Meenakshi College for Women, C/O IIET 363 Arcot Road, Kodambakam, Chennai – 600024
  • Ernakulam at St. Albert’s College, Banerji Road, Kacheripady, Ernakulam, Kerala 682 018

Certificates to be submitted at the time of admission

  1. Transfer Certificate
  2. Migration Certificate
  3. Valid Non-Creamy Layer certificate for OBC, SBC, NT candidates

Note: Candidates admitted to the M.Sc. Programmes shall be required to produce original certificates and statements of marks at the time of document verification.

Admission Procedure

Admission shall be strictly in order of merit, as assessed by performance in the Entrance Examination. Admission to the Programmes will be provisional and shall be subject to confirmation by the Admissions Committee of the Institute upon physical verification of original documents. The decision of the Admissions Committee in the matter of admission and program-wise allocation of seats shall be final and binding

Allocation of Seats for Admission

M. Sc. (Economics)

The total number of students admitted to this Programme will be 40. The reservation of seats for the M.Sc. (Economics) programme shall be as per the guidelines of Government of Maharashtra as may be applicable at the time of admission. Only those candidates who are domiciled residents of Maharashtra shall be eligible for admission to the M.Sc. (Economics) programme against seats earmarked for reserved categories. Seats not filled in the reserved category shall be transferred to the open category.

M. Sc. (Financial Economics) / M. Sc. (Agribusiness Economics) / M. Sc. (International Business Economics & Finance)*

The total number of students to be admitted to the above Programmes will be 40 each. The allocation of seats shall be as per Government of India guidelines with 50.5% of the seats in the open merit category and the rest in the reserved category subject to certain performance criteria in the Entrance Examination. Reserved category seats shall be allotted to SC (15%), ST (7.5 %) and OBCs (27%). Seats not filled in the reserved category shall be transferred to the open category.

For all Programmes

  • The Institute reserves the right to increase the number of seats, if required.
  • 2 seats (supernumerary) shall be reserved in each programme for students who are domiciled residents of the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
  • Students seeking admission under SC/ST/DTNT/VJNT/NT categories shall be required to submit self-attested photocopies of caste certificate issued by the competent authority.
  • 1 seat (supernumerary) in each programme shall be reserved for candidates belonging to Physically Handicapped (PH) category.
  • Candidates belonging to the Physically Handicapped (PH) category shall submit a self-attested photocopy of the disability certificate issued by a competent authority

GIPE Entrance Test 2018 for M.Sc Model Question Paper

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