M.A. Economics is the flagship programme of the Department of Economics with a capacity for 72 students. Students from various parts of the country have been getting admitted in this programme. The syllabus for the programme was revised in in 2018, has a balanced coverage of economic theories and policies, mathematical and quantitative tools for research, and various branches of economics. In addition to 12 compulsory papers, the course offers a wide range of elective papers covering economic development and institutions, money and banking, financial markets, gender studies, population studies, microfinance, labour economies, time series and panel data analysis, etc.
of the program
Mathematical and Statistical tools for economists
Public finance, Growth and development
Indian Economy, Econometrics
Who can prefer this Course
Bachelor’s degree in Economics (with Quantitative Techniques / Statistics) or any Bachelors degree in Social Sciences with Economics as a subject mathematics as a subject at +2/ Higher Secondary level or Bachelor degree in Commerce or Bachelors degree in Engineering/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Operations Research/ Cooperation and Banking with a minimum of 50% of marks, as recognized by the Pondicherry University or as recognized by the UGC. The Entrance examination for M.A. Economics consists of 100 multiple choice questions of UG level (Economics).
Microeconomics, macroeconomics, Indian economy,
Mathematical and statistical tools for economists,
Public finance, growth and development, econometrics
Year of Revision : 2018