South Asian University (SAU) ( MA in Economics )
The MA Economics program at South Asian University is a two-year, four-semester course offered by the Faculty of Economics. It focuses on providing rigorous training in Economics, particularly in the field of Economic Development. The curriculum includes essential courses in Economic Theory, Mathematical Methods, Statistics, Econometrics, and Development Economics. Students can also choose from various elective courses to tailor their learning. Additionally, the program involves a year-long independent research project leading to the MA dissertation. Our program aims to produce well-rounded economists with strong analytical and policy skills, suitable for careers in academia, public and private sectors, and international organizations, both regionally and globally
Admission Procedure for MA in Economics
Admission to the program will be determined through an entrance test.
SAU MA Eco Past Year Papers
Eligibility Criteria for MA in Economics SAU
Eligibility for admission to the MA Economics program at South Asian University requires candidates to have completed 12 years of schooling and possess a 3-year Bachelor’s degree. The Bachelor’s degree should include mathematics as a subject of study at either the 10+2 (12th class) level or at the Bachelor’s level, or both. This degree must be from an institution recognized by the government of any of the SAARC countries. Candidates should have secured a minimum of 50% marks in the aggregate or an equivalent grade.
Additionally, candidates with a 4-year Bachelor’s degree or a 2-year Bachelor’s degree who have cleared the first year of a Master’s program are also eligible for admission.
No. of Seats for MA in Economics SAU
The program has a total of 30 seats available.
Fees for MA in Economics SAU
The fee for SAARC students is US$ 440 per semester.The fee for non-SAARC students is US$ 4,500 per semester. To convert this to Indian Rupees (INR), you can use the current exchange rate. Keep in mind that exchange rates can fluctuate, so the exact amount in Rupees may vary.
SAU Entrance Exam Syllabus
The Entrance Test for the MA Economics program at South Asian University will include questions on undergraduate level microeconomics, macroeconomics, development economics, mathematics, and statistics.
SAU MA Economics Entrance Paper Pattern
The Entrance Test for the MA Economics program at South Asian University has a duration of 2 hours. The question paper comprises 40 multiple-choice questions.
SAU MA Economics Entrance Exam Marking Scheme
In the MA Economics Entrance Test at South Asian University, there is a negative marking scheme. If you provide an incorrect answer to any of the Multiple Choice Questions, 1/4 of the marks allocated to that question will be deducted.
Placements after MA in Economics from SAU
Previous placements encompass organizations such as RMS, The Economist, CHEORS, RBS, among others.