Presidency University (through PUMDET)
The MSc in Applied Economics program at Presidency University is a highly regarded postgraduate degree designed to equip students with a strong foundation in economics. With an emphasis on practical applications, this program offers in-depth knowledge in areas such as microeconomics, mathematical economics, statistics, and econometrics.
Admission Procedure for MSc in Applied Economics
The admission procedure involves both an entrance exam (PUMDET under WBJEE) and a counselling session.
Presidency MSc in Applied Economics Past Year Papers
Eligibility Criteria for MSc in Applied Economics in Presidency
Eligibility for MSc Applied Economics through PUMDET:
– Must have passed B.A. (Hons/Major)/B.Sc. (Hons/Major) examination in 2023 or earlier.
– For Applied Economics and Economics, a minimum of 55% or CGPA 6.0 is required.
– Candidates appearing for their final exam must provide all previous semester/annual mark sheets.
– Provisional admission is possible for those awaiting results, but final mark sheets must be submitted by August 31, 2023.
– Admission eligibility and original mark sheets are mandatory.
No. of Seats for MSc in Applied Economics in Presidency
The program has a total of 18 seats available.
Fees for MSc in Applied Economics in Presidency
The annual tuition fee for the program is 3840 INR.
Entrance Exam Syllabus for MSc in Applied Economics in Presidency
The syllabus for the Entrance Exam of MSc in Applied Economics at Presidency University through PUMDET includes the following topics:
Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics, Statistics, Econometrics
These topics are based on the Undergraduate Economics (Major/Honours) courses at Presidency University or their equivalents at any recognized Indian University.
Entrance Paper Pattern for MSc in Applied Economics in Presidency
In every paper, all questions will be of Multiple Choice Questions (MCQ) type, with four options against each of the questions. There will 50 (fifty) questions in each paper with full marks 100 and time allotted will be 90 minutes.
Entrance Exam Marking Scheme for MSc in Applied Economics in Presidency
The marking scheme for PUMDET (Presidency University Master’s Degree Entrance Test) is as follows:
a) All questions will have four answer options.
b) Only one option is correct.
c) A correct response will yield 2 (two) marks.
d) An incorrect response will result in a deduction of -1/2 (25% negative) marks.
e) For any combination of responses with more than one option, even if it contains the correct option, the answer will be treated as incorrect and will yield -1/2 (25% negative) marks.
f) Zero marks will be awarded for not attempting any question.