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

M.A./M.Sc. Economics – MRIIRS

Course Duration: 2 years
Intake: 20
Level: Post Graduation
FEES (Per annum) for Indian Nationals in Rupees: ₹ 1,06,000
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
Graduation with 50% of marks



The postgraduate programme in Economics is designed for comprehensive and in-depth study of Economics as a discipline at advanced level. It includes the study of economic theories with a blend of hands-on issues, quantitative techniques for analysis and applications to specific economic and public policy concerns. The specializations offered in the M.A./M.Sc. in Economics are: Advanced Economics including game/behavioural theory, Econometrics with advanced techniques/time series analysis and software application, Money-Banking and Financial Economics, Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Industry and Agricultural Economics, Economics of Health and Education, Development Economics, Spatial and Network Economics, etc.

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.



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Course Available

Foundation CourseCore CourseElective CourseOptional Course
Principles of EconomicsModern MicroeconomicsMonetary Theory & PolicyEconomic Theory-I
English Communication SkillsDevelopment of MacroeconomicsDevelopment EconomicsEconomic Theory-II
Presentation &Personality SkillsGrowth & Development TheorySpatial & Network Economics
Public Economics & PoliciesEconomics of Health &Education
Quantitative Data AnalysisEconometric Methods
Advanced Economic Theory & AnalysisEnvironment & Sustainable Development
Environment & Resource EconomicsAgricultural Economics
International EconomicsIndustrial Economics
Review of Mathematical EconomicsBehavioural Economics
Basic Econometric TheoryAdvanced Econometrics
Research MethodologiesFinancial System &Institutions
Workshop on Data AnalysisConsumer Psychology
Workshop on Statistical Software
Indian Economic Issues &Policies
Global Trading & Monetary System



  • 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.