MA (Economics)

MA (Economics) is a postgraduate Economics programme. Economics includes a comprehensive and thorough study of Economics as a discipline at an advanced level. This postgraduate degree programme generally covers the study of principles of economic theory, micro- and macroeconomics, comparative economic systems, money and banking systems, international economics, quantitative analytical methods, applications to specific industries and public policy issues, etc.

Eligibility and admission

Passed Graduation in respective or allied subjects with 50% aggregate marks.

Curriculum highlights

  • Microeconomic Analysis
  • Monetary Economics
  • Elementary Statistics
  • International Trade
  • Optional Paper I
  • Theory of Pricing and Distribution
  • Macroeconomic Analysis
  • Quantitative Methods
  • International Finance
  • Viva-Voce
  • Economics of Growth
  • Public Economics
  • Issues in the Indian Economy
  • Economics of Industry
  • Optional Paper II
  • Growth Models in Economics
  • Indian Public Finance
  • Selected Problems of the Indian Economy
  • Economics of Agriculture
  • Viva-Voce
  • Optional Papers
  • Quantitative Economics 1 & II
  • Econometrics I & II
  • Labour Economics I & II
  • Demography I &
  • Demography I & II
  • Economics of Gender and Development I & II
  • Economics of Infrastructure I & II
  • Financial Institutions and Markets I & II
  • Economics of Insurance I & II

M.A. (Economics) is two years duration programme and the syllabus is divided into four semesters.

Stdeunts who have qualities like solving problems with logical thoughts, observation and inference from data, and presenting ideas in compelling writing and speech, etc. are the most suitable candidates for this course.

M.A. (Economics) degree serves as a basis for further higher studies and research in this field such as Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degree in Economics. Students can apply for the UGC-NET or JRF exam; the success in these exams makes teaching or research as good options. MA. (Economics) degree holders can opt for further higher studies and career in various specialisations of Economics such as in micro and macro economics, economics of agriculture, economic statistics, development planning, international economics, home economics, monetary economics, fiscal economics, economics of growth and development, environmental economics, regional economics, law and more. Employment areas are various corporate sectors in their marketing and accounts sections, finance, commerce and the banking sectors, research associates with economic consulting firms, economic consulting jobs, customs department and• import/export companies.

Program Fee (Per Semester) Amount
Semester Fee 15700
Scholarship Category A 6280
Scholarship Category B 9420
Scholarship Category C 12560

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