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 last 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 2019 session which is the next session, DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2019 will be lead as per University guidelines. Registration for admission to all postgraduate courses is carried out online by University. The process involves getting registered through the departmental site. Registration is started in June 2019. A candidate will be selected on the basis of merit. The detailed information regarding DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2019 is mentioned below, candidates can check for the same.
DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2019
Candidates must ensure that they satisfy the eligibility criteria before filling up the application form. The important dates regarding the DU DSE MA (Economics) Application Form 2019 are mentioned below, candidates can check for the same. Eligibility – A candidate with BA Economics will be considered to be eligible to apply. DU fills 50% of seats on the basis of BA Economics and 50% marks obtained in 2019 Entrance Exam. The registration process will close from June 17, 2019. Complete all formalities before the prescribed dates.
DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2019 Important Dates
|Start date for online Registration||03 Jun 2019|
|Registration closes||17 Jun 2019|
|Commencement of class||22 Jul 2019|
DU DSE MA (Economics) Admission 2019 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 1st division or equivalent CGPA in any UnderGraduate/Postgraduate degree in any subject.
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 the 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 2019 Application forms
Candidates shall be required to fill the application form by visiting the official website of the Department i.e www.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 the application form.
DU DSE M.A. (Economics) Entrance Exam Pattern 2019
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 ballpoint 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 2019
In the written test, a candidate must secure a 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 2019 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 2019
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.
Candidates registered directly in the Delhi School of Economics are required to pay the following fees/annual charges it would be subject to revision.
For Candidates registered in colleges, the following annual fees will be collected in the colleges (apart from the respective college charges and tuition fees).
|Computer fee*||Rs. 3000/-|
|DSE Development Fee||Rs. 500/-|
|DSE Library services fee||Rs. 1000/-|
Official Website: www.du.ac.in