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The number of students pursuing Economics has shown a steep rise in the past 4-5 years. Students from commerce as well as non medical stream opt for Economics at their college level.

This has resulted in various colleges offering high in demand Economics courses.


Graduation: Majority of colleges in Delhi University offers B.A in Economics. Top notch colleges include SRCC, Lady Shri Ram, Daulat Ram College, Hansraj College and many more.


Post Graduation: Masters in any field comes with specialization in a particular branch of the subject. As Economics offers enormous subject branches, students have more choices to select from!


Many top universities in India offering Economics at postgraduate level along with the courses offered are as follows: 


  1. Delhi School of Economics (DSE, DU) - Two year Masters in Economics
  2. Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU)
  3. Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata and Delhi - MSc. Programme in Economics and Quantitative Economics
  4. IGIDR, Mumbai - M.A. in Economics
  5. Madras School of Economics - M.A. Programme in Economics and Actuarial Economics
  6. Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune - Two year M.Sc. Programme in Financial Economics, AgriBusiness Economics and Economics.


These top notch universities provide exceptional faculty and placements.

They conduct written/ computerized entrance exams in the months of April- June, which can be considered rigorous ones as they coincide with the semester exams. They judge you on your thorough knowledge of the subject, mathematical and analytical skills, statistical and general aptitude. But if you prepare well and have complete understanding of the subject, they are easy to crack! Once you clear the written exams, group discussion and personal interview follows in few colleges. Then, the final lists are out for the admissions.


Many private universities offering masters in Economics are: 

Amity University, Galgotias University, LPU University, Christ University.


Pursuing post graduation abroad can an option chosen by many students. Leading economics institutions in UK are:

- Oxford University

- London School of Economics and Political Science (LSE)

- University of Cambridge

- Imperial College London

- University College of London (UCL)

- King?s College London

- University of Manchester.

Though, it requires a solid understanding of economics principles and practices. Students should also have knowledge about the global issues relating to economics.


Looking at the enormous options offered in economics, students should choose  according to their aptitude, interest, future goals, job requirements and fee structure and other expense(in case considering abroad).


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