MA – Economics

 

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Eligibility

Pass in an undergraduate (Bachelor) Programme of a minimum duration of three (3) years in any stream from a UGC recognized University.
Candidates who are in the final semester of the Bachelor Programme are also eligible to apply.

Online

Format

Batch Start Date

July 18, 2021

Duration

2 Years

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Why study MA in Economics?

Economics is the field of study in social science that focuses on people’s interaction with value; specifically with production, consumption, and distribution of products and services. Obtaining a master’s degree in economics is an efficient way to enhance one’s career, increase salary potential, and remain competitive within the industry. The program caters to aspirants who want to enhance their skills and make a lucrative career. The program offers a deeper and rigorous understanding of various aspects related to economics and broadly covers advanced micro and macroeconomics, public finance, development economics, public economics, monetary economics, econometrics, urban economics, international economics, and much more. The program is a uniquely designed course that aims to develop the future generation of economists with the theoretical knowledge, technical skills, and practical exposure to perform high-quality analysis and offer the best solutions. It is an advanced-level program that teaches economic concepts and principles at a deeper level. 

Specialization Highlights

  1. Provides a deeper and rigorous understanding of various aspects related to economics and broadly covers advanced micro and macroeconomics, public finance, development economics, public economics, monetary economics, econometrics, urban economics, international economics and much more.
  2. Helps gain knowledge and skills required to make a career in the field of economics
  3. Provides a strong foundation in the theories and practices of economics
  4. The curriculum offers a unique blend of theoretical and application-oriented approach
  5. Provides an in-depth understanding of all branches of economics
  6. Aids in the development of skills required to analyze the economy through micro and macro perspective
  7. Helps develop the ability to see things other people miss; economic trends, their understanding, and realistic solutions
  8. Offers industry-aligned dissertation for on-the-job experience

Specialization Structure

  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Mathematics for Economics
  • Indian Economy
  • Economics of Growth & Development

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

  • Welfare Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Statistics for Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Economics of Infrastructure

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

  • International Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Research Methodology
  • Econometrics
  • Indian Public Finance
  • Open Elective Course

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

  • Urban Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Health Economics
  • Cross-Functional Elective Course
  • Dissertation / Project

* Course matrix subject to change based on emerging industry trends and academic requirements

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Fee Plan

Semester-wise Fee Plan Year-wise Fee Plan Total Program Fee Plan *
I Sem      Rs.15,000 I Year      Rs.30,000 Total      Rs. 57,000 /-
II Sem      Rs.15,000 II Year      Rs.30,000 *5% discount on Complete Program fee payment.
III Sem      Rs.15,000
IV Sem      Rs.15,000
Note : One-time Registration Fee: Rs.2000/-
Examination Fee (Per Year): Rs. 3000/-

We offer Liqui Loans to students

  • Zero Cost EMI
  • No Advance EMI
  • EMI options available for 6,8 and 10 months

Learning Methodology

Program delivery follows the prescribed four Quadrants approach resulting in maximum learner engagement. Each course involves approximately 120 hours of learning.

Two-way live online audio-video lectures

Pre-recorded audio-video lecture available on the Learning Management System (LMS)

Multimedia content

Interactions through the discussion forum on the LMS

Exhaustive e-content/printed material for in-depth reference

Self-study activities including assignments, quiz & MCQs, essay-type questions, case study etc.

Experiential learning methods including individual and group projects, programming exercise, dissertation, MOOCs and various

Live Online Lectures
Two-way live online lectures are scheduled during the weekends. Typically 5 – 8 hours of engagement is planned, the schedule of which is communicated well in advance. Faculty and Subject Matter Experts lead these interactive sessions. A recording of these sessions is hosted on the Learning Management System (LMS) for subsequent reference and practice.
Learning Management System
Our LMS platform has been designed to engage and inspire a learner by providing access to all the learning resources including texts, videos, screencasts & lecture recordings; participate in discussion forums; communicate with the faculty and the program team. A leaner has the option to take-up the several quizzes and the MCQs that follow at the end of every unit of the course, track learning progress, submit assignments and much more.
Self-Learning Material
A learner is provided access to an exhaustive tailor-made Self Learning Material (SLM) on the LMS. The SLM will also indicate sources of additional readings and resources available on the internet and on-campus library.
Assessment
Assessment of performance in all courses is based on two components – Internal Assessment and University Examination conducted online at the end of the Semester.
Experiential Learning
The Program emphasizes on Experiential Learning that allows learners to apply concepts learnt in the classroom in simulated and real work situations. This is achieved through Simulation Tools, Platforms & Environments
Case Studies & Assignments
Carefully chosen real-world cases & assignments are both discussed and used as problem-solving exercises during the Program

How to Enroll into the Program?

  • Click here to visit the JAIN Online Enrollment Form. Create your login on the Enrolment Platform by entering your unique Email id and create a password of your choice.
  • Once you have logged in, you will see a screen showing 4 essential steps to be completed to enroll for the Program of your choice. All the necessary documents are to be submitted as part of the Process.
  • At the end of the Enrollment Process ‘Pay Fee’ using Net Banking/ Debit Card/ Credit Card/SBI Collect. Option to submit fee using easy-EMI with 0% interest
  • If you are opting for Financial Aid, please select the Financial Aid option during Enquiry. Our Student Support Managers would reach out to you
  • Please download the Enrollment Form and Receipt. Enrollment Number is to be used for further Communication with the University
  • Our Program Managers would reach out to you for activating your Learning Management System

Career Advancement Services

Our Career Advancement Services Team works tirelessly to Connect our Students with the right Job opportunities. With Years of Experience in Training, Networking and Human Resource skills, the team finds exciting and challenging Job Opportunities for our students in companies of repute through a structured framework

  • Online Mentoring Sessions on Weekends
  • Doubt Clearing Sessions with Faculty during Live Classes and Discussion Forums
  • Dedicated Corporate Relations Team to guide you on the Right Career Path
  • Online Sessions on Resume Writing, Personal Branding on Social Media, Interview Preparation and Setting Career Goals
  • Live Online Sessions over Weekends from Top Industry Professionals on 25 Key Skills for Success
  • Regular Feedback on your Resume and Social Media Profiling
  • 1:1 Mock Interview Sessions with Industry Experts
  • Connect To Careers e-hire portal helps you apply for relevant jobs and attend interviews Online
  • Connect To Careers Job Fairs are Organized to connect with top employers
  • Get Access to Industry reports on LinkedIn Insights and Attend Regular Webinars from Industry Professionals on Job Market Insights as part of Connect To Career Series

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the Validity & Credibility of Online Degrees?
Designed as per the University Grants Commission (UGC) Regulations, 2020, JAIN (Deemed-to-be University)’s Online Degree Programmes are recognized at par with on-campus programmes Degrees are widely accepted Worldwide by governments, corporate organizations, and higher education institutions.
What is the Eligibility Criteria to apply for the Program?
  • Students who have passed Class 12 in any stream with minimum 50% aggregate (45% for Reserved Category) (10 + 2 Pattern)
  • Students who have passed Class 10 and have successfully completed a recognized three years Diploma (10 + 3 Pattern)
How do I Attend Classes?
Live Online Classes are Scheduled on the Weekends for 7 to 8 Hours. Self-Learning Materials in the form of Video and PDF formats are available on the Learning Management System.
How are Examinations Conducted Online?
Examinations are conducted through Online Technology Enabled Proctored mode. The exam pattern comprises of internal and external assessments. The weightage is as follows: Internal(assignments) 30% and External (Semester examination) 70%. Section A- Subjective, Section B- Case Studies and Section C- MCQs
What is the Pass Percentage for this Program?
The minimum passing criteria is 5.5 SGPA(Semester Grade Point Average) and 6 CGPA (Cumulative Grade Point Average.
Do you Offer Placement Assistance?
Yes, We offer placement assistance with JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Connect To Careers Virtual Job Fair and on Connect To Careers e-Portal, a Digital Platform that can help you expand your job search by allowing you to meet multiple recruiting organizations looking for interns and employees.

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