Programmes run by SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS
1. Ph.D. (Economics)
2. M.Phil. (Economics)
3. M.A. (Economics)
4. M.B.A. (Business Economics) with Specializations: Marketing/ Finance
5. M.B.A. (International Business)
6. M.B.A. (Financial Services)
Department is a recognized centre for PhD and D. Lit guidance. Many students have earned their PhD degree from the department on various issues. Thrust of research is on the functional areas of Economics – Marketing,Finance and International Business. The Institute also motivates to take up studies related to Environmental Issues of growth, Regional Development and Economics of Social Sectors. We promote Computer Application for data
analysis in research work.
School of Economics offers one year (two semesters) M. Phil programme in Economics. The thrust areas of this
programme are Banking and Financial Markets, Agricultural Economics, Rural Economics and Tribal Economics.
The present course is designed to acquaint the students fully with the advanced theories of Economics and the
problems of Indian Economy. This programme also provides detailed treatment of the issues related to rural /
agricultural economics. The focus is to develop analytical ability through Dissertation/Term Paper.
M.A. (Economics) is a two year programme having in-depth knowledge of Micro Economics, Macro
Economics, International trade, Public Finance, Economic Development & Planning, and Statistical inference. It
emphasizes special focus on the applied side of economics in the streams of Environmental Economics and Social
Sector. It also provides opportunities for Industrial interactions through Industrial Visits. The course also includes
writing & presentation of one term-paper & one dissertation in student’s chosen field of interest under concerned
faculty (as a guide). Final year students get an opportunity to specialize in either of the followings
- Econometrics & Mathematical Economics which enhances mathematical, statistical & analytical skills of students
- Labour Economics & Industrial Economics which enables students to understand socio-economic policy implications in a better perspective.
- M.A. (Economics) programme thus gives an edge to students to serve in the capacity of analyst or executive with comprehensive capabilities.
M.B.A. (BUSINESS ECONOMICS)
MBA (BE) introduced in 1992, in consultation with the Department of Economics, South Campus, Delhi
University and industrialists of Indore is an application oriented program, blending management, economics and
finance, aimed at developing managerial skills required for successful strategy formation and its implementation.
The MBA (Business Economics) program provides students with an opportunity to specialize in one of the core
skills of Management-Finance or Marketing.
M.B.A. (International Business)
MBA (IB) programme introduced in 1993 aims at providing a comprehensive coverage incorporating all the
important areas and disciplines relevant to international business activities. International Business is designed to
empower students to become successful business professional in the challenging global scenario. This programme
aims at providing managers who understand fully the nitty-gritty of international business, and also have
good foothold over the challenges being faced by the domestic industry.
MBA (IB) is enriched by a compulsory foreign
language (French or German), enabling the students to obtain a functional proficiency in one of the languages.
Apart from class room teaching, the students are also exposed to Port and Industry visits which are synchronized
with their course contents to help them to gain practical knowledge and prepare them for professional careers.
M.B.A. (Financial Services)
MBA (FS) recently introduced in 2007 is an application oriented management program aimed at developing skills
required to serve the growing Financial Markets such as Money Market, Capital Market, Forex Market, Banking and
Insurance Market. The focus of the program is to integrate Economic Policies and functional aspects of Financial
Markets along with a thrust on their current functioning and regulation, The key subject covered in this curriculum
include Business and Financial Economics, Financial Markets including Commodity Markets and Futures, Banking
including International Finance & Forex Management and Rural Banking.