IIT Madras Opens Applications for MA Programme

Hina Yadav updated on : 05 Dec 2016

IIT Madras has now opened applications for its integrated Master of Arts (MA) in Development Studies and MA in English Studies programme.

IIT Madras MA Admissions

IIT Madras is now inviting applications from eligible candidates for its five-year long integrated programme offering a Master of Arts degree (MA) in two major areas, Development Studies and English Studies. 

About IIT Madras MBA Programme

  1. The programme exposes the student to all the different fundamental concepts of humanities and social sciences.
  2.  In the first two years, students are exposed to various subjects associated with the two major disciplines.
  3.  Students will be trained to be masters in humanities and social science areas.
  4.  Students will be choosing a specialisation in the third year.
  5.  The intake of this programme is 45 students per year.

Who is eligible to apply for MA programme at IIT Madras?

Interested students should’ve completed class 12 from a recognised board/university.
Those who will be appearing for the board examination next year are also eligible to apply.
Selection Criteria:
HSEE (Humanities and Social Sciences Entrance Examination) is a written test, which will be conducted by the institute on 16th April 2017, and the scores of this test will determine a students’ admission.

IIT Madras MA Application Procedure:

  1.  Interested students need to apply online at https://www.iitm.ac.in/
  2. Application fees of Rs. 1,100 will be charged for all female/ SC/ ST/ PwD candidates, and for all other categories the application fees will be Rs. 2,200. An additional charge of Rs. 30 may be charged as service charges of the bank.

IIT Madras MA Admissions: Dates to remember

Application process begins

17th December 2016

Last date for submitting applications

27th January 2017

Admit cards issued

14th March to 15th April 2017


16th April 2017

HSEE result

9th May 2017

For more information about the programme visit http://hsee.iitm.ac.in/pdf/Brochure_HSEE_2017_V1.pdf

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