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Master of Arts (M.A: Economics) programme provides a quality education in economics to develop future leaders of industry, government and civil society. It enables to create a collaborative teaching and learning environment that emphasizes social responsibility, ethical decision-making and a global perspective

Students would be able to demonstrate an integration of the subdivisions within economics such as Indian economic development and policy, financial economics, monetary economics, econometrics, rural banking, modern banking, portfolio and investment analysis and research methodology and the application of these subdivisions to current economic issues and problems.

Program Objectives

To Acquire knowledge on economic concepts, theories, models and strategies.

To Acquaint with analytical tools in Statistics, Econometrics and Banking.

Provide Insight into social and economic issues at regional, national and in the global scenario and respond to the socio-economic challenges prevalent in the society

To cultivate the habit of research and development


Minimum 2 Years and Maximum 4 Years


Pass in any degree from Recognized University.

Program Structure

Semester 1

Principles of Economics
Public Finance – I
Statistical Methods for Economics
Rural Banking
Interpersonal Communication

Semester 2

Macro-Economic Theory and Analysis
Public Finance – II
International Economics
Modern Banking and Insurance
Training for Competitive Examinations and Employability Skills

Semester 3

Managerial Economics
Indian Economic Development and Policy
Basic Econometrics
Research Methodology

Semester 4

Economics of Growth and Development
Numerical Methods and Optimization Techniques for Economics
Project / Dissertation

Fee For Indian Students

Fee For Indian Students - Semester Wise

Program Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Total
MA Rs.25,000- Rs. 25,000/- Rs. 25,000/- Rs. 25,000/- Rs. 1,00,000/-

Fee For Indian Students - Yearly

Program Year 1 Year 2 Total
MA Rs.50000/- Rs. 50000/- Rs. 1,00,000/-

Fee For International Students

Program Sem 1 Sem 2 Sem 3 Sem 4 Total
MA Rs.35,000 - Rs. 25,000/- Rs. 25,000/- Rs. 25,000/- Rs. 1,10,000/-

* Exam fees extra to be paid before the exams

* For Dr. MGR Educational and Research Institute Alumni Students : 20% Fees Concession of Tuition Fees Component Only.

* No Concession on Admission Fees Component.