Master of Arts in Economics

Post Graduate Courses M.A Economics

Master of Arts in Economics

The Master of Arts in Economics is a postgraduate master’s degree in Economics. MA Economics is a 2-year full-time learning post-graduation program to sharpen student’s dexterity in areas of finance and management. The M.A Economics degree at BFIT is affiliated to HNB Garhwal Central University.

Economics deals with the production, distribution, and consumption of different goods and services. The prime aim of the economic principles is to convert the available resources to the useful outputs. Two year Master’s degree course in Economics enables the candidates to get thorough with the different economic principles used to manage the different resources. Those who have completed this course can find lucrative career opportunities in the government sector related to the economics field.

Economics graduates have various professions open to them. Globalization has widened the career prospects of Economics students in various sectors including Business, Education, Government and Consultancy fields. Some of the fields in which they can get employed are  Banking, Investment, Political consulting,  Manufacturing, Transportation, Sales and Marketing, Stock Markets, Government,  Nonprofit organizations.

Those who wish to pursue their career in teaching field after M.A in Economics can work as a school teacher in any government institution. Graduates in M.A. Economics can also work as lecturers in any college or university. Those who have obtained Master of Arts degree in Economics can find so many career opportunities in the central government sector. They can write the Indian Economic or Statistical Service Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Examination to get into higher posts available in the government sector. Those who qualify this exam can get into the central government services which manage economic planning and analysis.

Another job available for them in the central government sector is to work as a budget analyst in different government departments. There are several job opportunities available for these graduates in the defense department. They can write Combined Defense Service Exam to get a job in the defense department. They can also write the different exams conducted by Railway Recruitment Board (RRB) to get a job in the Railway department. They can also work in Reserve Bank of India or State Bank of India after qualifying the concerned exam.


*The candidate should be passed the Bachelors Examination from any recognized University or its equivalent examination and secured minimum 45% marks (40% is case of SC/ST candidates) .
* Candidates who have appeared or who are likely to appear for the qualifying examination i.e. B.A or equivalent but whose results have not been as yet declared can also go ahead for the admission.

Career Scope

You have a lot of options with an MA degree in Economics and will find it a very rewarding career choice. You can take your degree in just about any direction and make it work for you. There are several job opportunities for MA graduates in Economics in the government sector. Candidates from MA in Economics can get jobs abroad too. An MA graduate in Economics acquires comprehensive knowledge. After MA in Economics, one can enter the research field by applying for a Ph.D. program. The newly gained linguistic and analytical skills enable a student to pursue a career in communications, publishing, etc. Another option in front of an MA graduate in Economics is to take up a career in journalism.The many fields of entertainment also present postgraduate students of Economics with ample career opportunities. Degree in Economics can find so many career opportunities in the central government sector. They can write the Indian Economic or Statistical Service Examination conducted by the Union Public Service Examination to get into higher posts available in the government sector. M.A in Economics can work as a school teacher in any government institution.Even the IT firms require economist.There are numerous research institutes in India which requires consultants and research officers.

Job Prospects

The career option opens for the Post graduates in Economics is many. The higher qualification will help the candidates to move further in the career field. The research opportunities available for the postgraduates in the field are higher. A candidates having Masters Degree in Economics can choose different jobs and areas including the following,

Job Types

  • Accountant
  • Business Analyst
  • Corporate Analyst
  • Financial Analysts
  • Investments Analyst
  • Investment Banker
  • Market Analysts
  • Marketing Manager
  • Money Manager
  • Operations Manager
  • Personal Finance Consultant
  • Securities Analyst
  • Employment Areas

Various corporate sectors in their marketing and accounts sections

  • Finance
  • Commerce and the Banking Sectors
  • Research Associates with Economic Consulting Firms
  • Economic Consulting Jobs
  • Customs Department
  • Import / Export Companies
  • Civil Services
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Admission Process

    Admission Process-

    1. Admissions in Post Graduate Course- MA Economics  is on the basis of merit of graduation marks and personal interview.

    2. You can fill the online registration form available on the website and pay Rs. 5000/- online as the registration fee. If interested and eligible, Apply Online here

    3. Alternatively, for the Seat registration you can deposit money by making Demand Draft in favor of BFIT payable at Dehradun by depositing the cash in ICICI Bank or you can transfer money from any bank through RTGS/NEFT.

    4. Selected students will be intimated over email/phone.

    5. On the date of scheduled joining time the student shall report at the venue on time, wherein briefing of the institute, rules and regulations etc. shall be given to the students. The students should carry the following documents along with the following certificates in original for verification:

    * 8 passport size photographs
    * TC & Migration Certificate. * Character certificate from the last school attended
    * Marks sheet of Graduation & pass certificate.
    * 10th class marks sheet & pass certificate.
    * 12th class marks sheet & pass certificate.
    * Two sets of photocopies of all the above documents.
    * Copies of extracurricular / sports or any other major achievement done on basis of which additional consideration is being made.

    Upon verification of the above documents, the candidates shall appear for their Group Discussion and Personal Interview.
    1. If any of the above mentioned documents are not available, then the admission given shall be provisional basis unless submitted. The required documents will have to be submitted latest by 25th July 2018.
    2. The merit list is drawn on the basis of weightage as under-

    Graduation – 50%
    Personal Interview – 50%

    A merit list will be drawn on the basis of above. Those shortlisted, an offer/short listing letter will be sent to them. On Receipt of the above letter, students need to confirm their admission within 15 days of receiving the communication and deposit the course fee.
    The fee can be deposited online through our website or by making Demand Draft in favor of BFIT payable at Dehradun by depositing the cash in ICICI Bank or you can transfer money from any bank through RTGS/NEFT.
    Account Details:

    BANK NAME- ICICI BANKA/C NO.-243801000031



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    3. Students confirmed for admission shall have to deposit the balance fee for the first year within next 30 days of confirmation of admission. Those students wishing to avail a bank loan and requiring extra time shall make a request within 3 weeks of confirmation of admission. Additional time to deposit the fee or as deemed fit by the selection committee will be granted only on an undertaking that in case the fee is not deposited till the due date, the seat may be allotted to another candidate. In case of sanction of higher loan amounts, the balance will be refunded to the students.

  • Course Structure


    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/101 ) Micro Economics-I
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/102 ) International Economics
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/103) Quantitative Methods and Statistical Analysis
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/104 ) Macro Economics-I
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/105 ) Monetary Economics
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/106 ) Indian Economic Policies


    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/201 ) Micro Economics-II
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/202 ) International Finance and Policy
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/203 ) Gender Economics
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/204 ) Macro Economics-II
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/205 ) Economics of Human Development
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/206 ) Research Methodology


    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/301 ) Public Finance
    • ( SOES/GEG/C014 ) Demography-I
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/303 ) Dissertation
    • Elective Courses
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 ) Elective course-1
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 ) Elective course-2
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 ) Elective course -3
    • List of Elective courses for Third Semester (Student can elect any three courses from the following list of Elective Courses)
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 a ) Agricultural Economics-I
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 b ) Labour Economics-I
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 c ) Industrial Economics
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 d ) Regional Economics
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 e ) Economics of Rural Development
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 f ) Econometrics-I
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/304 g ) Financial Institutions and Market


    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/401 ) Indian Public Finance
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/402 ) Demography-II
    • ( SOS/ECO(C)/403 ) Economics of Growth and Development
    • Elective Courses
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 ) Elective course-1
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 ) Elective course-2
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 ) Elective course -3
    • List of Elective courses for Fourth Semester (Student can elect any three courses from the following list of Elective Courses)
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 a. ) Agricultural Economics-II
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 b. ) Labour Economics-II
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 c. ) History of Economic Thought
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 d. ) Development Planning
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 e. ) Environmental Economics
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 f. ) Econometrics-II
    • ( SOS/ECO(E)/404 g. ) Field Study and Project Work
  • Fee Structure

    Details Ist Year IInd Year
    Form Fee Rs. 500/-NA
    Registration Fee Rs. 3,000/-NA
    Campus Fee Rs. 7,500/-NA
    Other Charges (Uniform, Lab practical, Seminar etc.)Rs. 11,500/-NA
    Tuition FeeRs. 35,000/-Rs. 35,000/-
    Library Rs. 3,000/- Rs. 3,000/-
    Other Charges (ID card/Marathon/SMS etc.)Rs. 940/-NA
    Medical Consultation ChargesRs. 800/-Rs. 800/-
    Placements Rs. 4000/- Rs. 4000/-
    Dissertation/Internship/Training Charges (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable) (wherever applicable)
    University Exam Fee As per the University Norms As per the University Norms
    Total Rs.66,240/- Rs.42,800/-

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