EduSure – MA Economics Entrance Preparation Coaching


The Madras School of Economics has long been a beacon for aspiring economists and statisticians, fostering academic excellence and nurturing future leaders in the field. As the M.A. Entrance Test – MSEET-2024 approaches, candidates are gearing up for a rigorous examination that assesses their proficiency in various domains of mathematics, statistics, and economics. In this blog, we will delve into the intricacies of the entrance test, exploring its structure, syllabus, and key highlights to guide prospective candidates through their preparation journey.


Part-A: Compulsory for All Candidates
– Total Questions: 60
– Duration: 120 minutes (2 hours)
Sections and Sub-sections:
1. Basic Mathematics & Statistics (30 questions)
– Topics: Basic calculus, algebra, sequences and series, coordinate geometry, basic statistics.
2. Data Interpretation & Logical Reasoning (15 questions)
– Content: Tables, graphs, charts interpretation; Logical reasoning – binary logic, seating arrangements, syllogism.
3. Language & Reading Comprehension (15 questions)
– Skills Tested: English language proficiency, grammar, synonyms & antonyms, sentence correction, reading comprehension.
Part-B: Choose Between Mathematics/Statistics Stream and Economics Stream
– Total Questions: 40
Mathematics/Statistics Stream:
– Advanced Mathematics (20 questions)
– Topics: Differential calculus, integral calculus, algebra, real analysis, complex analysis.
– Advanced Statistics (20 questions)
– Content: Probability, statistical distributions, sampling distributions, statistical inference.
Economics Stream:
– Microeconomics (10 questions)
– Concepts: Consumer theory, production theory, market structures.
– Macroeconomics (10 questions)
– Themes: National income accounting, inflation, consumption, investment, economic growth.
– Indian Economy & Related Topics (20 questions)
– Aspects: Historical overview, macro trends, poverty, agriculture, economic reforms, public finance.
Additional Information:
– All questions are multiple-choice (MCQ) with four options.
– Each correct answer carries one mark.
– The examination is conducted online on a computer.
– Language of the test: English.
– Part-B questions are at the undergraduate (UG) level for the respective streams.

– The syllabus covers a broad range of topics in mathematics, statistics, and economics.

Note: The indicative syllabus for both Part-A and Part-B is provided in detail for comprehensive preparation.

Preparation Strategies:

1. Understand the Syllabus: A thorough understanding of the syllabus is the first step towards effective preparation. Divide your study plan based on the weightage of topics.
2. Practice Regularly: Part-A involves basic mathematics and statistics; hence, regular practice is crucial. Solve sample papers, previous years’ question papers, and mock tests to enhance your problem-solving skills.
3. Conceptual Clarity: For Part-B, focus on building a strong conceptual foundation. Understand the theories, principles, and applications in both mathematics/statistics and economics.
4. Stay Updated: Economics, being a dynamic field, requires candidates to stay updated on current affairs, economic policies, and trends in the Indian and global economy.
5. Time Management: With 120 minutes for 100 questions, effective time management is vital. Practice time-bound mock tests to improve your speed and accuracy.

The MSEET-2024 is a gateway to a prestigious institution, and thorough preparation is the key to success. By understanding the test structure, syllabus, and adopting smart study strategies, candidates can navigate through the challenges and emerge victorious in this academic endeavor. Best of luck to all aspirants!

EduSure has the best and the most structured programme to crack the Masters in Economics Entrance Exams. It’s a 12-year-old Institute with Rank 1 in DSE, JNU, IGIDR, and IIT amongst others consistently in the last few years.

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