Admissions Procedure

The filled-in applications with other necessary supporting documents must reach the School of Development Planning by  the dates mentioned below.

Important Dates

M.A. /M.Sc. Development Planning and Administration 2016 - 2018
Last date for receiving application forms for 2016 - 2018 batch is June 20, 2016
Last date for admission for 2016 - 2018 batch is July 8, 2016
Entrance Exam  and Interviews start April 15, 2016. 
Course begins on July 18, 2016

In special cases late admissions may be considered after the semester starts. 

Diploma in Regional Development Planning
Last date
 for receiving application is  June 20, 2016
Entrance Exam and Interviews start April 15, 2016.
Course begins on July 18, 2016
Issue of Application Forms: All the year round.

Candidates awaiting their final year results can also apply. For admission related queries, please contact us on

Note: The Confidential reference forms are to be filled out and mailed to us separately by the Advisors.

Based on the duly filled up forms, all the eligible applicants will be called for a personal interview. Those shortlisted in the interviews will be selected for admission.

List of Supporting Documents

The filled in application form should be supported by photocopies of the following documents :
Statement of marks for 10 + 2.
Statement of marks for your Bachelors course and/or higher degree
Financial Guarantee Certificate.
Any other necessary documents.

The candidates must produce the following documents at the time of admission:
Originals of all the testimonials.
Migration Certificate (for students from outside the University of Pune).
Transfer Certificate.
Medical Certificate.
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For further details, please contact :
Co-ordinator, Postgraduate Admissions 
Phone: +91-20-64730010

For the Application Forms send a crossed Postal Order/Bank Draft of Rs. 750/- (for international students US $40) drawn in favour of "CDSA, Pune."
Students are encouraged to visit the campus with a prior appointment.

Note: In special cases late admissions may be considered.