Students must have a minimum of Bachelor’s degree, with 50 percent marks or equivalent grades in any one of the following major or minor disciplines, Post- Graduates are encouraged to apply. Students waiting for their final year’s results can also apply :

For M.Sc. in Development Planing and Administration

Agriculture, Anthropology, Archeology, Architecture, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Economics, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Medicine, Statistics, Veterinary Science (for graduates from any other Natural Science Discipline).

For M.A. in Development Planning and Administration

Commerce, Economics, Geography, Languages, Management, Mathematics, Philosophy, Political Science, Psychology, Public Administration, Social Work, Sociology, Statistics (or graduates from any other Social Science Discipline).
Applicants from other universities will have to fulfill the requirements of eligibility of the Savitribai Phule Pune University.

Eligibility of International Candidates

Savitribai Phule Pune University has set up the International Centre which operates as a single window cell for all academic affairs pertaining to international candidates including those presently studying in Savitribai Phule Pune University or are past graduates of any other Indian University. International candidates seeking admission to this course may contact:

The Director
International Centre
Savitribai Phule Pune University
Pune 411 007 INDIA.
Tel.: +91-20-25691162
Fax: +91-20-25691954

The procedures for admission of international students are as follows:

The foreign nationals who are graduated from other Universities in India or abroad and seeking admission in the Savitribai Phule Pune University for Postgraduate courses will have to clear the eligibility. They have to apply for the concerned course in the prescribed application form and submit the filled-in application form along with the provisional eligibility fee. The application and eligibility fees are as follows:

Application Form: ₹ 120
Provisional Eligibility: ₹ 400
Final Eligibility: US $550

The foreign national candidates who have already graduated from the Savitribai Phule Pune University also need to clear eligibility. Such students need to apply in the prescribed Application Form with provisional eligibility fee. The application and eligibility fees are as follows:

Application Form: ₹ 120
Provisional Eligibility: ₹ 500
Final Eligibility: US $200

CDSA facilitates the admission procedures for international candidates for getting the provisional eligibility cleared. The percent candidates can directly contact the Co-ordinator, Postgraduate Admissions, CDSA,

For more details about eligibility, you can check egibility circular here.