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If you are someone having interest in the science of production of wealth, its distribution and consumption by the masses, then a course in economics is the one most appropriate for you. Given here are the details of the various courses available in this field, eligibility criteria and the job opportunities.


Role of an economist

An economist has a very important role to play for the development of a country. They work by analysing data and statistics and interpreting them to uncover trends in the economy. An economist gets to manage the financial and economic matters of an organisation or the country. For an organisation or the country, the financial resources are to be managed carefully. The wealth and the resources are to be utilised judiciously. As such the role of an economist is an important one.

Courses and eligibility

A variety of courses are available in this field, beginning with the certificate courses. Most of the certificate and diploma courses are anywhere from 6 months to 2 years in duration. Bachelor’s degree courses are usually of 3 years. Master’s and doctoral programs are available too. The basic qualification required is a pass in class 12th from a recognised board.





Economics Courses

Click on a course name below to find the list of colleges offering Economics courses in India.


1. B.A Business Economics
2. B.A Economics
3. Bachelor in Business Economics
4. Certified Credit Research Analyst (CCRA)
5. Diploma Foreign Trade
6. M.A Economics
7. M.A Indian Economy
8. M.Phil Applied Economics
9. M.Phil Economics
10. M.Sc Economics
11. Master of Arts - Economics (MEC)
12. PG Program in Securities Markets (PGPSM)
13. Post Graduate Certificate in Data Science (PGCDS)


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Economics is a social science and with a very wide outlook. Other than business and finance it covers varied topics like education, international politics, legal matters, marriage, divorce, crime rates, social institutions, family, mortality and even war. The data collected can be analysed for purposes like marketing and planning. One also learns how world economies work and interact with each other for mutual benefit.

To be a successful economist one has to understand concepts such as demand-supply, inflation, cost of materials, unemployment rates, interest rates, tax rates, business trends, etc. It is true that for a successful career as an economist, one has to apply one’s analytical and mathematical skills to the fullest. An able economist by forecasting financial trends and spending habits of consumers is able to make smart financial and product related decisions beneficial to the organisation.

Job opportunities

A whole lot of jobs are available in this vast and versatile sector. Other than the government sector one can always find employment in the business and financial sector. An economist’s job is a white collared and high profile. With knowledge and experience one can reach the top in economics and beyond. Our former Prime Minister is one such remarkable example. We have an economist as a Nobel laureate among us. World Bank and International Labour organisation are famous hunting ground for economists. Below find a list of job profiles for an economics major.
  1. Accountant
  2. Auditor
  3. Economist
  4. Financial analyst
  5. Data analyst
  6. Marketing analyst
  7. Financial consultant
  8. Portfolio manager
  9. Securities trader
  10. Economics journalist
  11. Statistician