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MA - Economics


The Master of Arts program is designed for graduates who are eager to shape leadership roles for themselves in the 21st century. It is a program that recognizes the unique benefits to be had through combining selected core areas of study in the humanities, social sciences and languages with analysis, ethics and critical reasoning. The program also provides the student with a skill set appropriate for managing resources as well as sound presentation and communication skills, which are required in today's industry.


A candidate must have passed Any degree with Economics as one of the subjects of this university or any other recognised university equivalent there to


Minimum : Two Academic Years from the year of joining the course
Maximum Duration for the completion of the course: The Candidate shall have to complete the course within Five academic years from the year of joining the course for securing FIRST Class or SECOND Class.
Re-registration Facility: Candidates who could not complete the course within the period of FIVE years from the year of joining the course are permitted to avail the facility of ‘Re-registration’ on payment of prescribed fee for two more years, beyond the maximum duration of FIVE years prescribed above. Such faciltity is provided only either for completion of the course by appearing for back log papers or for the improvement of percentage only (like those who wish to improve their percentage from 50 to 55 or to 60 percent), but not for the award of higher class like third class to second class or second class to first class. Irrespective of percentage of marks secured during the re-registration period, such candidates will be awarded either second or third class for which he/she is eligible as per the percentage of marks secured within the maximum duration of the FIVE years period permitted for the course.

Medium of Instruction

English Medium Only

Examination Rules

The pass, class, grace rules approved for the award of M.A Degree offered by ANU to students under the regular mode will be applicable to the students opting ‘Online Mode’

Program Structure

First Semester
Micro Economic Theory-I
Macro Economics
Public Finance
Evolution of Economic Doctrines
Mathematical Methods
Second Semester
Micro Economic theory II
Monetary Economics
International Economics
Public Finance Administration
Statistical Methods
Third Semester
Economic Growth and Development
Indian Economy
Environmental Economics
Computer Applications in Economics
Optional papers
a) Mathematical Economics
b) Urban Economics
c) Labour Economics
d) Economic of insurance
e) Rural Development
Fourth Semester
India’s Foreign Trade
Industrial Economics
Agricultural Economics
Economics of Infrastructure
A) Econometrics
B) Regional Economics & Area Planning
C) Human Resource Management
D) Financial Markets & Analysis
E) Agri-Business Management

Course Fees

Type of Fees* Domestic students International Students Mode of payment
Registration Fees (at the time of Admission only) Rs. 500 $100 Online / DD (at the time of Admission)
ID Card (at the time of Admission only) N/A N/A Online / DD (at the time of Admission)
Prospectus Fees (at the time of Admission only) N/A N/A Online / DD (at the time of Admission)
1st Semester Rs. 2500 $ 400 Online / Demand Draft
2nd Semester Rs. 2500 $ 400 Online / Demand Draft
3rd Semester Rs. 3000 $ 400 Online / Demand Draft
4th Semester Rs. 3000 $ 400 Online / Demand Draft

* All administrative fees will be extra. Fees are subject to change.

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