M.A. (Economics)

M.A. (Economics)

The programme is enriching yet challenging, suited for varying interests and career ambitions of students in the area of economics. The course encourages critical, evaluative, and strategic ways of thinking using the principles of Economics. The programme generates an appreciation of the economic dimensions extending to social, political, environmental, and international issues. It focuses on the systematic study of production, distribution, conservation, and allocation of limited resources and conditions of scarcity in society, together with the organizational frameworks related to these processes.

Course Outline

  • Microeconomic Theory
  • Macroeconomic Theory
  • Mathematics for Economic Analysis
  • Economic Growth and Development
  • Economics of Agriculture
  • Labour Economics
  • Research Methodology
  • Monetary Economics
  • Contemporary Issues in Indian Economy
  • International Economics
  • Market, Institutions and Economic Growth.

Eligibility Criteria

The minimum eligibility criterion required for the candidates is to possess a Bachelor's degree in the respective subject or relevant discipline from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate score of 50%.

Career Options

A degree in M.A Economics gives a strong foundation for teaching in Higher Education with M. Phil. in colleges and with Ph.D. /NET in Universities. Every corporation, financial service provider, financial institutions, consultancy firm, and private and government sector bank have positions for economists, research associates, research analysts, budget managers, economic advisory, and econometricians. Students have an option of writing the Indian Economics or Statistical Service Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Examination to get into higher posts available in the government sector and also in the Planning Commission, RBI, World Bank, and IMF.

Duration

2 Years

Fees Structure

  • First Year Fee
    Rs.1,00,000/-
  • Semester-I
    Rs.50,000/-
  • Semester-II
    Rs.50,000/-

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