Ph.D. in Economics


    Ph.D. in Economics awarded by School of Humanities (SOHS) is an advanced research degree that involves a significant component of training and Ph.D. dissertation writing, followed by a comprehensive examination of the candidate’s knowledge on the subject of the thesis. In this programme, students examine fundamental concepts in economics including economic systems, microeconomics and macroeconomics, monetary policy and fiscal policy, international trade and finance, labor markets and business cycles. The Ph.D. in Economics programme also provides extensive exposure to cutting-edge areas
    Ph.D. in economics is the highest degree awarded by the School of Humanities, K.R. Mangalam University for this field of study. The purpose of a Ph.D. programme in economics is to prepare students to be able to conduct original research on an advanced level and ultimately contribute new knowledge through their work.

    Full-Time Scholars

    Scholars are required to devote full time on campus for the Ph.D.programme. Some scholars may be offered a teaching/research/project assistantship. The selected scholars will be required to assist in teaching/laboratories and other developmental work under the guidance of a mentor.

    Sponsored Scholars

    Employees of organizations/industries having collaborations with the university can enroll under this category.

    Part-Time Scholars

    Scholars working in organizations situated in close vicinity of the university can enroll under this category.

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    Programme Structure

    Semester 1
    Semester 2
    • Introduction To Psychology(Life skill)
    • Perspective in Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Introduction to Psychology Practicum/Lab
    • Communication Skills(Life skill)
    • Open Elective-1
    • Statistical Method For Psychological Research-I
    • Biopsychology
    • Biopsychology Practicum/Lab
    • Environmental Studies
    • Open Elective-2
    Semester 3
    Semester 4
    • Abnormal Psychology(Employability)
    • Introduction To Personality(Life skill)
    • Life Span development(Life Skill)
    • Introduction To Personality_Practicum/LAB
    • Psychology of Relationships (Entrepreneurship)
    • Inter Group Relations(Open Elective)
    • Disaster Management
    • Fundamental of Cognitive Psychology
    • Counseling skill(Life Skill &Employability)
    • Statistical Method for Psychological research-II
    • Counseling skill_ Practicum/Lab
    • Research Publication and Presentation (Employability)
    • Psychology and Media(Open Elective)
    Semester 5
    Semester 6
    • Organizational Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychological Research
    • Clinical Psychology (Employability)
    • Health Psychology(Life Skill)
    • Psychological Research Practicum/Lab
    • Advance Social Psychology(Entrepreneurship)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention(Employability)
    • Forensic Psychology(Employability)
    • Project/dissertation(DES-4)
    • Psychotherapeutic intervention Practicum/Lab
    • Value Added Course
    Semester 7
    Semester 8

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    Career Options

    Graduates holding a Ph.D. in Economics have a wide range of career prospects across diverse sectors. Here are some of the potential career paths available after completing this degree:

    • Lecturer/Professor/Academicians: Lecturer/Professor/Academician’s role requires deep knowledge of economics, the ability to communicate complex ideas, and a commitment to academic integrity and development.
    • Professional Economist: Professional Economists analyze economic issues and trends to provide insights and advice for businesses, governments, or non-profit organizations.
    • Data Analyst: Data analysts interpret complex data sets to help companies make better business decisions. They utilize statistical software to analyze data and generate reports that highlight trends, patterns, and predictions essential for strategic planning.
    • Financial Planner: Financial planners assist individuals and organizations in managing their finances by providing advice on investments, savings, budgeting, and retirement planning.
    • Software Developer: Master the art of designing and building software, creating innovative applications and systems.

      Hear straight from our Students

      Ekta Singh

      I’m a Ph.D student at K.R. Mangalam University and I should say the university has well-equipped learning facilities. Additionally, there are research-based learning approaches for students. The course strongly emphasises building critical and problem-solving skills.

      Tanvi Gupta

      I’m pursuing Ph.D in Economics programme at K.R. Mangalam University. Learning under qualified faculty experts has honed my research skills and understanding of in-depth economic theory.

      Nitin Chawla

      Choosing Ph.D in Economics from KRMU was a rewarding experience for me. The diverse research opportunities and real-based learning experience helped me gain valuable skills. Furthermore, the university has the best infrastructure facilities for students.

      Programme Outcomes

      Becoming more employable

      One of the reasons why you should opt for a Ph.D. in Economics is that it will enhance your employability. After studying Economics, you will have a wide range of career options to choose from. Having knowledge in multiple avenues will also help you in getting a good starting salary package.

      Gaining confidence in communication

      Another reason why you should consider getting an Economics degree is that you will get the confidence to communicate with all sorts of people.

      Global Communication

      By opting for this course, you will be able to communicate different messages with people and enterprises all over the world. This will eliminate any barriers when it comes to global communication.


      The Ph.D. programme is designed under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields.

      This Ph.D. programme is for curious individuals who want to work at cutting edge research and expand the frontier of human knowledge.

      The Ph.D. programme is based on the research carried out by the scholars under the guidance of Supervisor/Co-Supervisor(s).

      Ph.D. Admission

      Candidates are required to download the Ph.D. admission form from the university website (click here) and submit it completely filled in all respects with copies of all the documents. Shortlisted candidates will be called for written examination and interview. They will be required to pay a Registration-cum-Processing fee of INR 5000 (Refundable).

      Admission to Ph.D. in Economics programme will be based on the overall performance in Post Graduate degree, Entrance Examination, Personal Interview and positions available. Preference will be given to CSIR/UGC NET qualified candidates and those having sponsored projects.


      It will broadly test the research aptitude and ability to comprehend. Candidates with NET, GATE, M Phil. or equivalent qualifications may be exempted from the entrance examination.

      Candidates who clear the written entrance examination will be selected for the personal interview. The interview will be conducted by the Interview Board of the University to comprehensively judge in-depth knowledge in the concerned subject/area and ability to do research.

      Admitted candidates will be required to pay the first installment of the Ph.D.programme fee and security deposit within the specified time to confirm admission.

      Who Should Pursue

      Individuals who are keen to understand the world around them should opt to study Economics. This course aids people to understand businesses, markets, trade, resource management and governments. If anyone has a strong grip on the basic concepts of Economics, they would respond well to any threats or opportunities that come up when things change on a micro or a macro level. People with a Ph.D. in Economics and related degrees have polished critical thinking and analytical skills. They are good at solving problems and adapting to an ever-changing world. People who graduate with a degree in Economics are capable of succeeding in a variety of career paths such as law, risk management, finance, foreign affairs, etc.

      Frequently Asked Questions

      The minimum qualification for admission to a PhD course is a postgraduate degree or equivalent in the concerned subject from a recognized Indian University, or a postgraduate degree approved by the Association of Indian Universities/UGC/AICTE with not less than 55% marks in aggregate or its equivalent grade ‘B’ in the UGC 7-point scale.

      Yes, it is mandatory to have all required mark sheets to enrol in phd course at KRMU. A candidate’s form will be registered and he /she will be offered an entrance exam date only on submission of all required documents including last semester marksheet in case of final year appearing candidates.

      No, PhD Application forms can only be filled and submitted online through the website

      The Phd Application 2024 are accepted twice a year. For January Session – Between November to January and for July Session – Between June to August

      If you are in a job, then you must produce an NOC from your employer at the time of joining.

      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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