B.A. (Hons.) Economics

Course Start Date
01 September 2020

Course End Date
31 July 2023

Duration
3 Years

Programme Fee (Yearly)

Rs. 3.5 Lacs

Programme Details

Introduction

The three-year fully residential B.A. (Hons.) Economics degree programme provides theoretical and practical knowledge that allows students to focus on worldwide issues related to economics and business, to help develop the student’s analytical and problem-solving skills. A graduate of the programme would be able to understand the relation between economy and society; evaluate economic problems from a global perspective while taking a local approach to solving them. The programme will encourage students to make critical connections between different components of an economic system. 

Eligibility

 Applicants to the B.A. (Hons.) Economics at JSGP must have successfully passed the examination at the 10+2 level of schooling or its equivalent with minimum 60% aggregate marks. Students completing grade 12 in 2020 can also apply.  Candidates will be selected through a holistic admissions process conducted over three rounds based on a personal statement, supplemental question, 10 and 12 Grade Marks, Faculty Interview and at par JSAT/SAT/ACT score.

Credit Structure

The three year full-time, residential programme will commence in first week of September. Students are required to successfully complete 140 credits spread over six semesters, write a term paper and undertake at least two internships (Non-Credited).

Course Structure

Semester 1

  • Influential Ideas in the Evolution of Economics
  • Critical Academic Writing
  • Mathematics 1
  • Statistics 1
  • Principles of Economics

Semester 2

  • Maths 2
  • Macro Economics 1
  • Game Theory 1
  • Micro Economics 1
  • Statistics 2

Semester 3

  • Micro Economics 2
  • Game Theory 2
  • Macroeconomics 2
  • Ecotrix 1
  • Environmental Studies

Semester 4

  • Macro Economics2
  • Applied Economic Analysis
  • Development Economics
  • Econometrics 2
  • Equity and Fairness

Semester 5

  • International Trade
  • Money & Banking
  • Indian Economy
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2

Semester 6

  • Development in Indian Economy
  • Elective 1
  • Elective 2
  • Elective 3
  • Elective 4

Careers

The B.A. (Hons.) Economics  programme aims at developing among students a sound theoretical understanding of the subject along with practical applications. The idea is to encourage broadbased understanding with greater depth in areas of particular interest to students. Studying economics today opens several possibilities for the future, and the idea is to guide students select their own trajectory in career advancement. For instance graduates typically will be suited for investment banks, asset management firms, management consultancy firms, banking and financial services, trading desks, tax and advisory firms, economic consultancy firmsand policy think tanks.

Admission Helpline

Ankur Vohra

Head- Outreach & International Admissions

M: +91- 7027850333

Email:ankurvohra@jgu.edu.in

Mr. Pankaj Arora
Senior Manager, Admissions and Outreach
M: + 91-7027850346
Email:parora@jgu.edu.in

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