Panjab University, Chandigarh ( MA Economics )
The MA Economics program at Panjab University offers comprehensive training in economics, covering microeconomics, macroeconomics, Indian economy, growth, development, planning, mathematics, statistics, econometrics, and applied economics. It prepares students for a deep understanding of economic concepts and their practical applications.
Admission Procedure for MA in Economics
Based on PU-CET (PG) Entrance Test: 100% Pass percentage 35% (30% in case of SC/ST/BC/ PwD) in PU-CET (PG) Entrance Test.
Eligibility Criteria for MA in Economics Panjab University
The candidate must have passed B.A. with Honours in Economic, OR B.A. with Economics as an elective subject with 50% marks in aggregate. Any other degree awarded by a UGC recognized University/Institution that is equivalent to either of the above mentioned degree of the Panjab University. Candidate having re-appear or compartment at the time of first counseling is not eligible for admission in the course even though he/she clears the reappear or compartment by the time of subsequent round in counseling.
No. of Seats for MA in Economics Panjab University
The program has a total of 80 seats available.
Fees for MA in Economics Panjab University
The annual fee is 12465 INR
Panjab University MA Economics Entrance Paper Pattern
The Panjab University MA Economics Entrance Exam paper pattern includes a one-hour and thirty-minute duration with 75 multiple-choice questions, each carrying one mark.
The questions cover various aspects of Economics as follows:
Microeconomics: 10 questions, Macroeconomics: 10 questions, Indian Economy: 10 questions, Economics of Growth, Development & Planning: 10 questions Mathematics and Statistics: 10 questions, Econometrics: 10 questions, Applied Economics (Industrial Economics, Agricultural Economics, International Economics, Public Finance, and Money and Banking): 10 questions, Logical Reasoning: 05 questions
The Entrance Test is conducted in English.
Panjab University MA Economics Entrance Exam Marking Scheme
The Panjab University MA Economics Entrance Exam, each of the 75 multiple-choice questions carries one mark. However, there is a negative marking scheme in place, with 1/4 marks deducted for each wrong answer.
Placements after MA in Economics from Panjab University
The Department has a Placement Cell in place. The students are placed in consultancies, Think Tanks, Research Institutes besides Academics and Civil Services.