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M.A. - Economics

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School of Humanities

Duration

2Years

Fees Structure

Semester-I

Rs.50,000/-

Semester-II

Rs.50,000/-

Total Fee

Rs.1,00,000/-

Overview
The Master's programme in Economics at School of Humanities (SOHS), K.R Mangalam University has been designed to expose students to the latest development and policy issues. The program specializes in advanced applied economic research and prepares the students for a sound preparation for progression to doctoral study. The students are also offered the flexibility to choose the electives which suit their professional goals. The courses in the programme have been designed with the latest research in mind and draw on some of the most exciting research fields of the contemporary world.
 
The Masters in Economics programme at K.R Mangalam University helps students make sense of complex social realities with strong technical and economic skills. We help them develop an aptitude for dealing with abstract numbers and statistics with a strong understanding of the Indian economy, economic theory, tools of analysis, and the ability to use these in practical scenarios in current economic and development issues. At the end of the programme, students are expected to have state-of-the-art quantitative skills valued both in academia and in the corporate world.

Eligibility Criteria

Candidates must have a Bachelor's degree in the respective subject or relevant discipline from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.

Programme Details

Programme Highlights
  • Frequent Lectures by Industry Professionals. 
  • Unique Teaching Pedagogy. Application-based assignments and continuous evaluation. 
  • Incorporating case studies, role plays, and empirical research apart from classes. 
  • Great opportunities for placements and higher studies in excellent institutions.
  •  Diverse types of classes and sessions are integrated with the undergraduate degree curriculum.
  • This course helps the students to become industry-ready
  • Innovative and interactive teaching methods are used
  • Highly qualified and experienced faculty members 
  • The course curriculum is designed with a focus on multidisciplinary studies. 
  • Development of soft skills through co-curricular and extracurricular activities. 

 

Programme Outcomes
  • Becoming more employable: One of the reasons why you should opt for this course 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 this degree is that you will be able to develop plentiful soft skills. One of those soft skills is your communication abilities. You will be able to speak and write in an efficient and precise manner. 
  • Gaining knowledge: Gaining a lot of knowledge in the field of Economics is another advantage of this course. You can use this knowledge to work on individual projects or to collaborate with a team of like-minded people. The skills that you gain during this course will empower you and give you the confidence to solve real-world problems.
  • People Skills: Economists need to have people skills that would assist them to work in a team. Senior-level Economists are sometimes put in situations where they have to manage some projects and lead a group of people. They need to be able to communicate with their team to supervise them efficiently--that is why it is important to have such soft skills. 
  • Personality development: Being proficient in a practical and useful subject like Economics through a Masters in Economics degree will add an edge to your personality and make you appear more intelligent and charismatic to the outside world. You would easily be able to contribute to the welfare of society by solving problems both at the micro and the macro level. 

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 Masters 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.
 

Stipend Policy

Aspirants who wish to opt for the M.A. - Economics programme at KRMU will get a chance to avail stipend during their course period based on their marks percentage scored during their graduation. 
 
 
 

Marks Percentage

Stipend per month (INR)

Annual Stipend (INR)

70% to less than 75%

1500

18000

75% to less than 80%

3000

36000

Above 80%

5000

60000

 

Financial Assistance

K.R. Mangalam University partnered with the leading banks to help you to finance your dream course through Education Loan. You only have to start repaying one year after finishing your course or six months after you get a job.
 

Benefits:

  • Quick and Instant
  • Includes tuition fees, books cost, hostel fees, airfare.
  • Concessional rate of interest.
  • Speedy disposal of loan applications
  • Availability of the loan across the country
  • Up to 100% loan with lower interest rate and zero processing fees
  • Repayment tenure ranging from 5-15 years.
 

Career Options

There are various areas in which you can build a good career after graduating from this course. Some of these paths are well-known, while others aren't much of a common choice. Here is the list of some of the possible career sectors that you can take up after completing this degree:
  • Research Associates
  • Research Analysts
  • Budget Managers
  • Economic Advisory
 
 

Placements

K.R. Mangalam University believes in shaping a bright future for its students--that is why it offers only the best of the placement opportunities available in the market. Students of KRMU have secured handsome salary packages through college placements. The university also provides career counseling services to students who are confused about their careers. Additionally, it encourages its students to build a strong professional network so that they can work in their dream jobs when they want to. The top recruiters that are a part of our placement drive are as follows:
  • HCL
  • CPA Global
  • Oyo
  • Paytm
  • Magic Meters
  • News On Dot
  • BookMyForex
  • Indiabulls
  • Husys
  • LawRato
  • Airtel
 

Faq

If you are seeking admission in this course, you need to first fill out the application form at admissions.krmangalam.edu.in. Then you will get a link for the admission test at your registered email address. Once you complete the test, your interview will be scheduled with one of the faculty members at KRMU. Upon selection, you have to submit the required documents and fee.

Yes, the university offers top-notch hostel facilities to its students. The premises are spacious and well-ventilated. KRMU ensures to maintain an optimistic and rejuvenating atmosphere for the students so that they feel completely comfortable during the course of their studies.

After the advent of the pandemic, the classes are being conducted both in online and offline modes. This hybrid structure of the education system is helping students to adapt to the 'new normal' and perform well in their studies.

Yes, KRMU Campus has a well-equipped medical room in Block-A. Emergency healthcare services for both the faculty members and the students are provided by the university. KRMU staff takes several measures for the prevention and treatment of various illnesses and injuries.

The university strives to make its students industry-ready through a rigorous academic curriculum and campus placements. KRMU has started the ‘Campus to Corporate Connect’ initiative to build a sustainable and mutually beneficial relationship with esteemed corporates and institutions across different industries.

 

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