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Delhi Technological University (DTU) (MA Economics through CUET-PG)

The MA Economics programme offered at USME,DTU has a strong foundation in core economics and leverages the University’s strengths in analytics and management by giving an option to study up to 3 electives from MBA (Business Analytics) and 4 optional audit courses in management (MBA). The students will get a chance to choose discipline-specific electives from cutting-edge emerging streams in economics such as Behavioural Economics, GIS and Remote Sensing, Spatial Econometrics, Energy Economics, Health Economics, Analytics, Applied Quantitative Finance and Emerging Financial Markets. The programme includes mandatory workshops on key economic/financial databases (NSSO, NFHS, ASI, CMIE, Eikon) as well as on hands on workshops/lab based courses in data extraction, visualization, analytics, modelling, simulation, primary data collection and analysis. The programme will offer an immersive industry exposure through projects and interactions.

DTU MA Economics Admission Procedure

Admission is through an entrance test. (CUET PG 2024)

Eligibility Criteria for DTU MA Economics

Applicants must have completed their undergraduate studies in any field from a recognized university with a minimum aggregate of 50% marks or an equivalent CGPA. Candidates belonging to SC/ST/PwD categories are eligible with a relaxation of 5% in the minimum qualifying marks.

No. of Seats for DTU MA Economics

The program has a total of 60 seats available.

Fees for DTU MA Economics

The annual tuition fees is approx INR 20000

Economics (COQP10) Syllabus for CUET PG 2024

Microeconomics

Consumer Theory:

Demand, Utility, Indifference Curve, Revealed Preference Theory, Consumer Surplus. Production Theory: Production Function, Law of Variable Proportions, Returns to Scale, Cost Function.

Price and Output Determination in Markets:

Perfect and Imperfect Competition, Monopoly, Price Discrimination, Monopolistic, Duopoly, and Oligopoly models, General Equilibrium, Efficiency, and Welfare.

Macroeconomics:

National Income Accounting. Income and Output Determination: Aggregate Demand and Aggregate Supply, Effective Demand Principle, Classical and Keynesian Theory.

Money and Inflation:

Demand and Supply of Money, Money Multiplier, Credit Creation, Role of Reserve Bank of India, Quantitative Theories of Money, Philip’s Curve, Monetary and Fiscal Policy of India.

Consumption and Investment Function:

Permanent, Relative, and Life Cycle Hypothesis, Multiplier and Accelerator.

Open Economy Models:

Mundell and Fleming Model, Balance of Payments, Exchange Rate Determination, Purchasing Power Parity.

Economic Growth:

Harrod-Domar Model, Solow Model.

Statistical Methods in Economics:

Mean, Mode, Median, Dispersion, Skewness, Quartile Deviation, Average Deviation, Standard Deviation. Correlation.

Mathematical Methods in Economics:

Sets and Vectors. Functions of one and several real variables, Single and Multi-variable optimization, Integration of functions.

Difference equations, Determinants, Matrix. Linear Programming, Probability, Differential Equations.

Indian Economy:

Overview of Colonial Economy: Macro Trends, Agriculture, Railways, and Industry, Economy and State in the Imperial Context.

New Economic Policy.

Public Economics: Public and Private Goods, Externalities, Budget, Deficits, Public Debt, Fiscal Federalism in India, Taxation.

International Trade Theories: Adam Smith, Ricardo, Heckscher-Ohlin model, and New Trade Theories.

A more detailed syllabus has been included in our Blogs.

CUET PG Entrance Exam Paper Pattern

The CUET 2024 paper pattern is as follows:

There will be one Question Paper with a total of 100 questions. All questions are compulsory. The Question Paper will consist of two Parts: Part A and Part B. Part A will contain 25 questions covering Language Comprehension/Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/Quantitative Ability, and Analytical Skills. Part B will consist of 75 questions based on Subject-Specific Knowledge.

CUET PG Entrance Exam Marking Scheme

Each question is worth 4 marks. If you answer a question correctly, you’ll get 4 marks. However, for each incorrect answer, 1 mark will be deducted. If you leave a question unanswered, you won’t receive any marks.

Placements after MA Economics from DTU

The placement cell at DTU offers career guidance programs from the first semester and conducts activities such as personality profiling, mock interviews, group discussions, and business simulations to enhance students’ professional competencies. The university has a strong record of recruiters, including EY, Deloitte, KPMG, PwC, Flipkart, Paytm, Genpact, ICICI Bank, and many more.

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