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About the DU DSE MA (Economics) Programme – Department of Economics, Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University offers M.A. in Economics. The M.A. in Economics is a 2 year full-time programme consisting of 15 courses, of which six are compulsory core courses and nine are elective/optional courses. The programmes lasts for a period of four years of initial admission. Semester I involves the study of Microeconomic Theory, Introductory Mathematical Economics, Introductory Econometrics. In Semester II students study Macroeconomic Theory, Markets, Institutions and Economic Growth, Economic Development & Policy in India, and One optional paper. Semester 03 and 04 have Four optional papers each.

So now, you know about the course and we hope it might have interested you a little bit to pursue this course. So let us get into the details. For 2018 session which is the next session, DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission will be lead as per University guidelines. Registration for admission to all post graduate courses is carried out online by University. The process involves getting registered through the departmental site. Registration is likely to get started in 02nd week of June 2018. A candidate will be selected on the basis of merit. The merit is drawn considering the percentage of marks obtained in Undergraduate degree and marks obtained in written exam. The marks division is 50-50.

DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2018

Eligibility – A candidate with BA Economics is considered to be eligible to apply. DU fills 50% of seats on the basis of BA Economics and 50% marks obtained in 2018 Entrance Exam 2018. The registration will close tentatively by 04th week of June 2018. Complete all formalities before the prescribed dates.

DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2018 Important Dates

Events Dates
Start date for online Registration 02nd week of June 2018
Registration closes 04th week of June 2018

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DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2018 Eligibility Criteria

Indian Students (General Category)

Indian Nationals can get admission through two modes Direct/ Merit Mode or Entrance Test Mode. however, for each mode, there is a percentage of marks to be fulfilled:-

  • Direct/Merit Mode- a candidate must have secured at least 60% aggregate in B.A. Economics (Hons)
  • Entrance Test Mode- a candidate must have secured at least 60% or I division or equivalent CGPA in any UnderGraduate/Postgraduate degree in any subject.

Foreign Students

A foreign national may be given choice to choose either take a Departmental test or submit their GRE Scores along with 2 recommendation letters from their 2 academic referees.

Entrance test- who choose to appear for entrance test must fill the ONLINE form and apply within the prescribed.

GRE scores- candidate must display a high level of mathematical competence through marks obtained in graduation at the university studied and in GRE test. After filling the form, you might be asked to sent it to the university officials.

DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2018 Application forms

Candidates shall be required to fill the application form by visiting the official website of the Department i.e http://econdse.org. The registration process shall involve providing personal details, educational details, experience if any, correspondence details, uploading scanned photograph and signatures etc. And finally fee payment will be done. Candidates will get their Application Number and Password. These credentials will be used to download application form.

DU DSE M.A. (Economics) Entrance Exam Pattern 2018

You should be aware of what is taught at DU in B.A. (Honours) Economics programme. Your concepts should be clear and you must have knowledge of the following topics:-

  • microeconomic theory,
  • macroeconomic theory,
  • mathematical techniques used by economists, and
  • probability, statistics and elementary econometrics.

The question paper might have multiple-choice questions only. In such case, you will observe 4 options out of which only 1 will be correct. Paper will be in OFFLINE mode. You should darken the correct circle using Black/ Blue ball point pen clearly. Mark only one bubble. You will be marked positively for correct answers.

Minimum qualifying marks to be secured in DU DSE MA (Economics) entrance exam 2018

In the written test, a candidate must secure minimum percentage of marks. The minimum qualifying marks in the Entrance Test as per last year was 40% (General category), 36% (OBC category), and 20% (SC/ST category).

Merit lists preparation for 2018 DU DSE M.A. (Economics) Admission

Department will prepare separate merit lists for reserved category and open category. These lists will be published on the website and on the notice board of the Department Administrative Office. Marks obtained in the test after applying minimum marks criteria will be used to rank candidates. For shortlisting candidates, Admissions committee’s decision shall be taken as final and binding on all. These candidates shall be required to present their original documents for verification and pay the course fee to secure admission.

Documents required may include the following:-

  • All original certificates and marksheets including date of birth certificate along with the attested photocopies thereof starting from 10th class
  • 4 recent passport size photographs.

Admission slips will be issued to successful candidates which must be produced at the time of enrollment in the Delhi School of Economics or in any of the colleges.

Selection for admission in MA Economics 2018

As per University guidelines which were applicable last year, 50% of seats were earmarked for direct admission of students who had graduated with B.A. Economics (Hons) and the remaining 50% were filled through Entrance Test.

For More Details of DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission – Download Information Brochure of last year.

Insofar, details of DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2018 have not been announced. Information given on this page is as per last year brochure and only for reference. As soon as University of Delhi releases DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2018 brochure, details will be updated here.

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