B.A. (Hons. with Research) Economics

Economics: Where fiscal meets social sciences.

    OVERVIEW

    B.A. (Hons. with Research) Economics programme at K.R. Mangalam University offers a dynamic and intellectually stimulating academic journey that combines the rigor of economic research with the pursuit of knowledge. This unique programme is designed for students who are passionate about understanding the complexities of economics and wish to embark on a path of academic and research excellence. 

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    B.A. (Hons. with Research) Economics

    Programme Highlights

    • A creative and enriching course curriculum blended with theoretical and practical aspects of economics.
    • Continuous updating of syllabi based on the feedback of academia, industry, and alumni.
    • Preparation for Competitive Exam for Banking, Insurance, Railways, and SSC
    • Experiential Learning through Field visits, industrial visits, surveys, extension activities, group presentations, role plays and debates,
    • Consistent interaction with renowned academicians and top Industry experts.
    • Entrepreneurship and Incubation Center and Design Thinking Lab, designed to nurture innovative startup ideas
    • Global Exposure: International paid visit to attend 2 weeks summer school at a Prestigious European university
    • After 4 year bachelor’s degree programme, Master’s programme will be of one year duration.
    • The programme focuses on research, innovation and entrepreneurship.
    • Internship and Placement opptunitunities in leading companies.

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    Economics with a Research Edge

    A comprehensive undergraduate programme known as the Bachelor of Arts (Honors) with Research in Economics is available to students who wish to get a deep understanding of economic theories and their real-world applications. Beyond the standard economics courses, this curriculum places equal emphasis on theoretical understanding and research abilities. Pupils study key subjects like microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, and international economics in addition to elective courses in specialized fields like development economics, environmental economics, and behavioural economics. The strong research component of the programme, which involves students working on their own dissertations or independent research projects under the guidance of qualified faculty members, is what sets it apart.

    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Micro Economics-I
    • Macro Economics-I
    • Mathematical Methods for Economics-I
    • Minor-I
    • New Age Life Skills-I
    • Microsoft Excel-Refresher to Advanced
    • Value-Added Course
    • Micro Economics-II
    • Macro Economics-II
    • Mathematical Methods for Economics-II
    • Minor-II
    • New Age Life Skills-II
    • Open Elective
    • Value-Added Course
    • Summer Internship
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Economics of Growth & Development-I
    • Statistical Methods for Economics
    • Statistical Methods for Economics-Lab
    • Minor-III
    • New Age Life Skills-III
    • Open Elective
    • Value-Added Course
    • Evaluation of Summer Internship
    • Economics of Growth & Development-II
    • Basic Econometrics
    • Econometrics Lab
    • Discipline Specific Elective-I
      • Financial Market & Institution  OR
      • Political Economy OR
      • Economics of Eductaion
    • Minor-IV
    • Digital Marketing
    • Open Elective
    • Value Added Course
    • Summer Internship
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Public Finance
    • Minor-V
    • Discipline Specific Elective-II
      • Economic History of India (1857-1947)  OR
      • Agricultural Economics  OR
      • Industrial Economics
    • Discipline Specific Elective-III
      • Economic History of India (1857-1947)  OR
      • Agricultural Economics  OR
      • Industrial Economics
    • Entrepreneurship
    • Evaluation of Summer Internship
    • Indian Economy
    • History of Economic Ideas
    • Data Analysis of Indian Economy-Lab
    • Discipline Specific Elective-IV
      • Rural Economy  OR
      • Urban Economy  OR
      • Contemporary Economic Issues
    • Basics of Artificial Intelligence
    • Minor-VI
    Semester 7
    Semester 8
    • Research Methodology for Economics
    • International Trade & Finance
    • Minor-VII
    • Discipline Specific Elective-V
      • Applied Econometrics  OR
      • Labour Economics  OR
      • Monetary Economics
    • Minor-VIII
    • Dissertation/Research Project

    Connecting Talent to Dream Careers

    At KRMU, we are proud of our extensive network of corporate partnerships and collaborations that greatly enrich our B.A. (Hons.) Economics programme. This programme provides access to a wide range of opportunities in prestigious organizations spanning various sectors. We have cultivated strong relationships with leading companies, global corporations, major financial institutions, and top consultancies, including names like Ernst & Young India, AZB and Partners, ICICI Bank, Trilegal, S&R Associates, Desai & Diwanji, Deloitte, and Amarchand Mangaldas & Co., among others. These partnerships open up numerous avenues for our graduates in the dynamic field of economics.

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    Career Options

    The B.A. (Hons. with Research) Economics programme similarly opens doors to a wide range of fulfilling career paths, where graduates can leverage their economic expertise and research skills in various sectors. Here are five key career trajectories for these graduates, along with numerous other exciting possibilities:

    • Economic Analyst/Consultant: Graduates can become economic analysts or consultants in consulting firms, corporations, or government agencies. In these roles, they analyze economic trends, advise on policy or business strategies, and provide insights into market dynamics and economic forecasting.
    • Financial Analyst/Advisor: Working in banks, investment firms, or financial consultancies, graduates can apply their economic knowledge to financial analysis, investment strategies, and risk assessment, helping clients or employers make informed financial decisions.
    • Policy Advisor in Government or NGOs: With their strong understanding of economics and policy, graduates are well-equipped to work as policy advisors. They can influence and shape economic and social policies at various levels of government or within non-governmental organizations.
    • Market Research Analyst: In this role, graduates use their analytical skills to study market conditions, helping businesses understand what products people want, who will buy them, and at what price. They play a crucial role in marketing and business strategy.

    Hear straight from our Students

    Ritik Chawla

    The curriculum is well-designed to provide students with a solid economic foundation while also preparing them for competitive exams. The program provides a well-balanced mix of core economics courses and exam-oriented subjects. This ensures that students have both theoretical knowledge and practical exam skills.

    Ujjwal

    The faculty members are well-versed and experienced in their fields. They are not only economic experts, but they also provide valuable insights and advice for competitive exams. There is, however, room for improvement in terms of consistency in teaching quality across instructors.

    Ajit Sharma

    The program's distinguishing feature is its emphasis on competitive exam preparation. Mock tests, practice papers, and coaching sessions are available to help students improve their problem-solving and time management skills. This aspect of the program is invaluable for those seeking government employment.

    Mohit

    The program includes comprehensive study materials that cover economics as well as exam-specific content. These materials are updated on a regular basis to reflect the most recent exam patterns and syllabi. Some students, however, may find them dense, and a more simplified version may be beneficial.

    Programme
    Outcomes

    • Core Competency

      Students will acquire core competency in the subject Economics, and in allied subject areas

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    • Subject Matter Competence

      Graduates will possess a deep knowledge and understanding of the subject area(s) they specialize in, enabling them to teach the subject(s) effectively at the appropriate grade level(s).

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    • Disciplinary knowledge and skill

      A graduate student are expected to be capable of demonstrating comprehensive knowledge and understanding of both theoretical and experimental/applied knowledge of economics in various fields of interest like budgeting and economic planning

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    • Technology Integration

      Be proficient in handling and interpreting economic data, understanding data sources, limitations, and implications.

    • Global Perspective

      Develop a global perspective on economic issues, recognizing the interconnectedness of economies and the global impact of economic decisions.

    • Policy Analysis and Recommendation

      Analyze economic policies critically and provide informed recommendations for policy improvement or change.

    • Community Engagement

      Recognize their role as responsible citizens and consider how economics can contribute to addressing societal issues and improving the well-being of communities.

    • Critical Thinking

      Foster critical thinking skills, enabling students to critically evaluate economic theories, policies, and arguments, and to identify strengths and weaknesses

    • Lifelong Learning

      Graduates will recognize the importance of lifelong learning and professional development, actively seeking opportunities to enhance their knowledge, skills, and expertise in a rapidly changing technological landscape.

    • Independent Research

      Demonstrate the capacity to conduct independent research projects, often culminating in a senior thesis or research paper that showcases originality.

    • To prepare future Economists and thought leaders who will be able to solve dynamic socioeconomic problems by exercising inclusivity at local and global levels.

    • To develop strong competencies in undergraduate-level students in broad fields of Economics and its applications in an Interactive environment.

    • To prepare students with competency in the practical application of economic theories.

    • To develop strong student skills in research, data analysis, and interpretation.

    • To prepare the students to successfully compete for employment in Economics, industries, research methods, data analysis, policy making and entrepreneurship etc.

    • To prepare socially responsible students who are a rational and enlightened citizen so that they can take the responsibility to spread the governments’ initiatives/schemes to the rural areas for the upliftment of the poor or vulnerable section of society for inclusive growth.

    • To build a strong foundation in Economics by understanding the basic concepts, principles and theories in Economics along with statistical analysis and research.

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    • To understand competing economic paradigms and the historical development of the discipline.

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    • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic functioning of the national and global economy; analyse historical and current events from an economic perspective

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    • Apply the tools of economic analysis to examine the impact of various government policies, rules, and regulations.

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    • To develop the ability to apply the principles of Economics in everyday life.

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    • Create capacity to develop and evaluate economic models to solve various economic problems and suggest policy measures for the development of the economy.

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    • Concessional rate of interest

    • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years

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    Frequently Asked Questions

    This programme stands out due to its blend of rigorous economic theory and extensive research opportunities. It features a faculty of experienced economists, state-of-the-art resources for economic research, and a curriculum that integrates traditional economic studies with cutting-edge research methodologies.

    Yes, practical learning is a cornerstone of the programme. Students engage in real-world economic research projects, internships with leading economic research firms, and hands-on data analysis, providing a practical and immersive learning experience.

    The curriculum is regularly updated to reflect the latest economic theories, policies, and global trends. Guest lectures, seminars, and workshops conducted by renowned economists and industry experts ensure that students are well-versed in current economic issues and practices.

    Opportunities for international exposure are abundant, including study tours, exchange programmes, and collaborative projects with overseas universities. These experiences offer students a global perspective on economics and research.

    Ethical considerations are integral to the curriculum, with courses focusing on professional ethics in economics, responsible research practices, and the social impact of economic policies, ensuring that graduates are ethically conscious and responsible economists.

    The programme offers a variety of activities, including economic research clubs, participation in economic forums and debates, and workshops on advanced economic analysis techniques. These activities not only enhance students’ understanding of economics but also provide valuable networking opportunities in the field.

    Commence Your Journey
    in 6 Simple Steps

    Commence Your Journey in 6 Simple Steps

    Start your Application

    Complete payment and submit

    Pay the required Application Fee

    Take an entrance test

    K.R. Mangalam University Entrance Examination (KREE)

    Appear for interaction

    Attend our Faculty-Led Interview.

    Get the admission offer

    You will receive the offer letter after the successful interaction

    Get Enrolled

    Be prepared to embark on your journey

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