Deemed to be University under section 3 of the UGC Act,1956

BA/B.Sc (Hons.) – Economics – MRIIRS

Duration: 3 Years
Intake: 30
FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees: ₹ 1,11,000
FEES (Per annum) in US $ For PIO/NRI Students: US $ 3300
Criteria for Preparation of Merit list – Preference Wise:
I – Merit in MRNAT 2019
II – Merit in Qualifying Exam
Eligibility Criteria
Pass in 10+2 Examination / Equivalent Examination with at least 50% marks in aggregate in 5 subjects including English as compulsory subjects along with 4  subjects with the highest score out of the remaining subjects.


Course Overview

The undergraduate program in Economics deals with the study and application of economic theory and economic decision making. Exposure to different sectors (Industry, Agriculture, Services) through dissertation builds the analytical capacity of the students. The Department is committed to a liberal education philosophy and development of leadership skills in the field of economics. The program develops its students’ professional competencies and responsibilities, and prepares them for a variety of careers as proficient economist.

The doctoral program in Economics offered by the Department is framed according to standards set by UGC new Regulations, 2016 for Awards of M. Phil. / Ph.D. Degree under the guidance of highly qualified and widely recognized faculty in their respective fields. The Ph.D. programme has been able to create substantial impact on teaching, research, projects, and consultancy. The department has brilliance in the areas of Applied Economics, Econometrics Modelling, Financial Economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Industry and Agricultural Economics, Economics of Health and Education, Development Economics, Public Policy and Economics. The department has a robust Ph.D. program with a well-structured 6 month coursework supported by state of the art infrastructure, well stocked up-to-date library.

These courses are anticipated to support developing professionals and experts who would be able to apply economic reasoning in real world issues. It would also expose students to the complexities, dynamics and challenges of current global economic scenarios. The course aims to build up skills for economic analysis and decision making. An emphasis on data analysis and interpretation throughout the course would also encourage critical thinking and logical reasoning. It would provide a learning platform for students thereby equip them with main tools of the professional economist who wish to pursue their career in national and international development agencies, government organizations, public administration, corporate sector, banking/non-banking financial institutions, non-governmental organizations, academic and policy research institutes as well as economic consultancies.



Semester Foundation Course Open Elective Core Courses Discipline Centric Elective Total Courses Total Credits
Credit No. of Course Credit No. of Course Credit No. of Course Credit No. of Course
I 2 2 4 3 5 16
II 2 1 3 1 4 3 5 17
III 2 1 3 1 4 3 5 17
IV 2 1 3 1 4 3 5 17
V 3 1 4 3 3 2 7 23
Dissertation Proposal 2 1
VI 4 2 3 2 5 20
Dissertation 4 1
Total 32 110

Course Available

Ability Enhancement Foundation Course Skill Enhancement Foundation Course Generic Elective Course Compulsory Core Course Discipline Specific Elective Course
Basics of Economic Principles Presentation Skills Writing Skills Introductory Microeconomics Software on Data Analysis
English Communication Skills Personality Development Entrepreneurship development Introductory Macroeconomics Development Economics
Environmental Studies Employability Skills Quantitative Reasoning Mathematics for Economics Money and Banking
Professional Skills Intermediate Microeconomics Money and Capital Markets
Computer Applications Intermediate Macroeconomics Behaviuoral Economics
Consumer Psychology Elementary Statistics Environmental Economics
Indian Economic History Microeconomic Extensions
Foreign Language Macroeconomic Extensions
Quantitative Economics
Public Economics
Economic Growth and Development
Statistical Methods
International Economics
Research Methods
Basic Econometrics
Indian Economy and Policy
International Institutions



  • Perfect blend of industry-academia exposure
  • Infrastructure conducive to promote learning and skill building
  • Experiential and interactive approach for curriculum delivery
  • Trained faculty from different academia and research organizations
  • Well-equipped library with sufficient number of books


Placement Opportunities

The study of economics opens up career opportunities in both the government and private sectors. It provides ample scope and prestigious positions nationally and internationally. Well-trained economists are placed across the government sector (including the Indian Economic Service and Reserve Bank of India Officer), corporate firms, several premier research institutes in India and abroad, international development agencies (like various organizations under the World Bank Groups, United Nations), banking/financial sector and several academic institutions. In the job market, there is an increasing demand for economic analysts, researchers and consultants.