The Department of Economics at the Shiv Nadar University would like to announce that admissions into the M.Sc. (Economics) programme are now open for the academic year 2020-21. The two year masters program in economics is a top tier post-graduate programs in economics in India. The students admitted will receive training within a healthy research environment, supported by faculty members who are working at the forefront of research in their respective fields. The curriculum imparts a theoretical foundation with strong emphasis on applications and hence a solid grounding in quantitative methods and econometrics. The admitted students receive rigorous training in tools of economics analysis that enable them to contribute creatively to academia, the corporate sector, the social sector and policy making.
The M.Sc. (Economics) is a two year (four semesters) program. The students undergo fairly rigorous training that prepares them equally well for jobs in the government, the private sector, NGOs as well as for admission into PhD programs if they so wish to do. The department has a vibrant faculty with varied research interests offering the masters students the option of studying in a wide range of exciting sub-disciplines in economics. Please see the graduate prospectus of the department for more details.
Students who have or will have a bachelor’s degree (in any discipline) with at least 55% in aggregate by September 2019 may apply. Prior economics training is not required.
The eligibility criteria mentioned above are minimum standards and applications not meeting the same will be summarily rejected. Short-listed candidates will be required to demonstrate their knowledge through an on-site written test. Selections will be based on performance in the written examination. Please note that not all candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria may be shortlisted.