Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Madras through Humanities & Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) invites applications for admission to 5 years integrated Master of Arts (M.A) in Development Studies and M.A in English Studies programs for the session 2016.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates applying for HSEE-2016 must have passed for the first time in 2015 or should be appearing in 2016 in any one of the following qualifying examinations (QE):

The final examination of the 10+2 system, conducted by a Central or State Board recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

Intermediate or two-year Pre-University examination conducted by a Board or University recognized by the Association of Indian Universities.

Final examination of the two-year course of the Joint Services Wing of the National Defence Academy.

Senior Secondary School Examination conducted by the National Institute of Open Schooling with a minimum of five subjects.

Any Public School, Board or University examination in India or in a foreign country recognized as equivalent to the 10+2 system by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU).

H.S.C. vocational examination.

Selection Procedure

Candidates will be selected on the basis of their performance in the written test Humanities & Social Sciences Entrance Examination (HSEE) -2016 conducted by the institute.

For details and information regarding HSEE paper pattern, please refer the below mentioned link:

Application fee:

All the Female/ SC/ ST/ PwD candidates need to pay Rs 1100 for each application form whereas the examination fee for all other categories is Rs 2200.

Additionally, the service charges of the bank will be Rs 30.

How to Apply

Candidates can apply online from Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

For more details and information on application procedure, visit website of the Institute.

Important Dates:

Start date of online application process: Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

Payment of examination fee through Indian bank challan/net banking/ credit card/ debit card: Wednesday, December 16, 2015.

End date of payment of examination fee: Monday, January 25, 2016.

Last date for submission of online application: Monday, January 25, 2016.

Last date for submission of hard copy of the self-attested certificate of respective category: Monday, January 25, 2016.

Admit card can be downloaded from the HSEE website from: Monday, March 14, 2016 to Saturday, April 16, 2016.

Date of HSEE: Sunday, April 17, 2016.

Date of declaration of result: Wednesday, May 11, 2016.

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