The objective of this course is to train post graduate students in a challenging economic environment and empower them in theory and practice through study and analysis of advanced quantitative methods and processes. To develop independent logical thinking and facilitate personality development. To train in data analysis for better comprehensive and policy formulation. To develop among students’ communication, study and analytical skills. And finally, to equip the students for seeking suitable career in economics and related fields. The Ph. D course will be a three-year (minimum & maximum of five years) full-time programme. Each year consist of two semesters. Thus the Ph. D course is of six semesters. In each semester the distribution of course and research work will be as per detail given under curricula.
The student admitted for the degree programme is allotted to a major guide after the last date of admission in the programme. An advisory committee cum RDC is constituted for the student under the chairmanship of major guide and is got approved from the competent authority. The student is to finalise the topic for her/his research project/dissertation in consultation with the advisory committee in the beginning of second semester. Under the guidance of advisory committee, detailed synopsis of thesis is prepared by the student as per laid down guidelines and procedures of the university. After the satisfaction of advisory committee, the student delivers a synopsis seminar in the department before the faculty and students. The suggestions made in the seminar are incorporated and five copies of the final version of synopsis duly signed by the advisory committee, the HOD concerned and Dean of the college are submitted to the Dean Postgraduate Studies (PGS) for further approval of the competent authority. The research project completed and submitted in the form of thesis/dissertation in partial fulfilment of the requirements for the degree is of 100 marks; 70 marks for written research project cum thesis and 30 for viva-voce. The thesis/dissertation got evaluated from external examiner(s) appointed by Dean PGS. However, the viva-voce is conducted after incorporating the suggestions made by external examiner(s) by committee constituted by the Dean Postgraduate Studies.
By learning the field of economics, it is assumed that economists will achieve and may reliably demonstrate independently the application of theory in decision-making process, an aptitude in research methodologies, statistical techniques and computer programs. Besides, they will get more opportunities to focus on specific areas, such as public policy, the environment and trade/business. Other specific skills and abilities would be to choose the right career. From financial manager to private economic consultant, there will be many career choices available in economics.
M.A./M.Sc. Economics with 55% marks or 50% marks in Eternal University Entrance exam