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Welcome to the MA Program

MA (Financial Economics)

The program will span across four semesters covering 2 years. The program is comprised of 20 courses, of which 14 are core courses, 4 are electives, an industry internship project and one Thesis. Two areas of specialization, i.e., "Finance" and "Banking" are offered. The students are also allowed to opt for a dual specialization. There is also an emphasis on independent research. Students are required to do term papers in most of the courses and each student undertakes a significant research project (Thesis) during the third and fourth semester. Students are required to take up a summer internship project at the end of the first year, which helps them to get an orientation in applied economics.

For Whom

The Program is targeted to graduates across multiple disciplines. Apart from economics, some of the other disciplines that have significant synergy with such a program are commerce, mathematics, engineering, basic sciences, social sciences and management.


  • Graduates in the disciplines of Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Science, Commerce, Management and Engineering (English medium) with minimum of 55% marks are eligible.

  • Final year students awaiting results in the above mentioned disciplines are aslo eligible.

At least the applicant must have studied mathematics at the higher secondary level or should be able to demonstrate equivalent mathematical ability. Those having non-economic background has to undergo preparatory classes in Economics.


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