Minimum qualification for admission to M.Phil. and Ph.D. programme include one of the following degrees or their equivalents: M.A./M.Sc. in Economics M.Stat./M.Sc.(Physics or Mathematics or Environmental Science or Operations Research) M.B.A./M.Tech./ M.E./B.Tech./B.E. With at least 55% aggregate marks for Economics discipline and 60% aggregate marks for other disciplines. The applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary level or should be able to demonstrate equivalent mathematical ability. Admission will be through a set of written tests and interview. The written tests focus on analytical, verbal and mathematical abilities. All candidates appearing for their final degree examinations on or before July 15, 2012 are eligible to appear for the IGIDR admission tests. However, their admission will be provisional and subject to their securing 55% or 60% aggregate marks, as the case may be, in their final degree examination. Also, the final official mark sheets of the same must be submitted to IGIDR by October 31, 2012.