The Department of Economics examines how products and services are produced, distributed, and consumed while examining how people, organisations, and governments behave under different economic systems. It aims to comprehend and handle economic difficulties through rigorous research and academic programmes, promoting quantitative and critical thinking abilities. The department prepares students for jobs in finance, policy, academia, and other fields while offering insightful contributions to the conversation on global economics.

The Department of Economics at Amity University Punjab provides a high level of mathematical and statistical skills and the ability to apply economic principles and models to solve problems in business, finance, and the public sector. Economics courses encompass microeconomics, delving into individual decision-making; macroeconomics, exploring national economic trends; international economics, focusing on global interactions; development economics, addressing issues in developing countries; financial economics, analysing markets and institutions; labour economics, studying employment dynamics; environmental economics, assessing sustainability; public economics, examining government policies; econometrics, applying statistical methods; and behavioural economics, integrating psychology. This diverse curriculum equips students with a nuanced understanding of economic phenomena, preparing them for careers in academia, policy analysis, finance, and various sectors of the economy.

Course Duration

  • Master of Economics M.A. (H) ‒ 2 years

Eligibility Criteria

  • Master of Economics M.A. (H) ‒ 2 years
    B.A. (H) Economics with minimum 50% marks/ undergraduation with minimum 50% with minimum 60% in Economics as a subject or equivalent from a recognized university


M.A. (H) - Eco: - First Year: 1, 00, 000

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Master of Economics M.A. (H) ‒ 2 years

  • Micro Economics
  • Macro Economics
  • Developmental Economics
  • International Business Economics
  • Rural Economics
  • Digital Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Industrial Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Political Economy
  • Health and Gender Economics
  • Behavioural Economics
  • Public Policy
  • Econometrics

The graduates in economics will possess both a sharp analytical mind and a global understanding of economics, abilities that are applicable to a wide range of fields. Upon completion of this programme, the graduate will:

  • understand the importance of economic analysis in the real world.
  • learn about the advancements in the fields related to economics.
  • enhance the ability to elucidate fundamental economic words, theories, and concepts.
  • review the steps necessary for achieving the highest excellence in economic sciences.
  • develop the ability to employ the ‘economic way of thinking’.
  • apply economic theories and concepts to current social challenges and to the creation and evaluation of policies.
  • develop awareness of global, historical, and institutional forces.
  • acknowledge the influence of moral principles on financial decisions
  • apply critical thinking techniques to economics to solve economic problems.
  • Utilise research-based knowledge and techniques, such as experiment design, data analysis and interpretation, and information synthesis, to draw reliable results.

Studying economics offers a comprehensive understanding of societal, organizational, and individual behaviours, making it a valuable discipline for those seeking a deeper insight into the complexities of the world.

  • Data Analysis: Develops proficiency in quantitative methods and data analysis, skills highly sought after in today's data-driven world.
  • Analytical Skills: Develops critical thinking and analytical skills, enabling individuals to assess and solve complex problems in various contexts.
  • Understanding Decision-Making: Provides insights into individual and collective decision-making processes, both in the micro and macroeconomic realms.
  • Global Perspective: Enhances understanding of global economic interdependencies and the impact of international events on economies.
  • Policy Relevance: Equips students with the knowledge to understand and contribute to policy discussions, addressing economic challenges at local, national, and global levels.
  • Entrepreneurship: Provides a solid foundation for understanding market dynamics, making it beneficial for aspiring entrepreneurs and business leaders.
  • Problem Solving Skill: Fosters the ability to analyse and solve real-world problems, making economists valuable contributors in various professions.
  • Career Opportunities: Opens doors to a wide range of career opportunities in fields such as banking, consulting, research, government, and non-profit organizations.

The Department of Economics at Amity University Punjab, Mohali. has a strong faculty of experienced scholars and practitioners with a wide range of expertise. Their combination of real-world experience, scientific contributions, and academic quality is what makes them strong as a group. The faculty's goals are to mentor students, promote critical thinking, and transfer knowledge. The department is revitalised by this vibrant team, which guarantees a rich and stimulating learning environment that equips students for success in both their academic and professional endeavours.

A degree in Economics offers diverse career paths, including roles as Financial Analysts, Economists, Policy Analysts, Management Consultants, Investment Banking Analysts, Data Analysts, Market Research Analysts, International Development Specialists, Environmental Economists, Professors, Government Economists, and Entrepreneurs. Graduates are sought after for their analytical skills, strategic thinking, and ability to address complex economic challenges, providing opportunities in finance, government, research, consulting, and various sectors globally. Some notable prospects include:

  • Finance and Budget Analyst
  • Banker
  • Market Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Economist
  • Political Researcher
  • Health Economist
  • Business or Economic Writer/Journalist
  • Investment Administrator and Analyst
  • Consultancy
  • Research Assistant

Programme Structure, Syllabi, Outline of Tests, and Course of Reading as follows

MA (Economics) Honours- 2 years