Ph.D in Economics

Ph.D in Economics is a three to five year doctorate course. Eligibility for the course is a postgraduate course in Economics, candidates should also have Bachelor’s degree in Economics / Bachelor in Technology in Economics from recognized University.

Admissions to Ph.D in Economics course are on the basis of counseling after clearing entrance tests.

Economics Subjects for Ph.D

Major subjects studied in Ph.D in Economics course are Agricultural Economics, Financial Economics, Labour Economics, Industrial Economics, International Economics, Business Economics, Banking Economics, Environmental Economics, Developmental Economics, Rural Economics and Rural Development and Econometrics etc.

Programme Details
Course nameDurationFees
Ph.D. (Doctor of Philosophy) – Economics3–5 yearsRs. 3,00,000 for the entire course

To pursue a Ph.D in Economics, the candidate should have Masters or M.Phil. degree in Economics from a recognized university. Also the masters in Biology /Pharmacy and Economics or the relevant stream with an aggregate of 55% marks and also with valid Ph.D entrance test along with the interview will be eligible. For admission to the Ph.D programme in Economics department, a minimum requirement is Master’s degree in Economics.

Career Avenues for Ph.D in Economics

There is large area of opportunities for Ph.D degree holder in Economics. Few are as below:-

Assistant Professor

Professional Economist

Financial Risk Analyst

Data Analyst

Financial Planner

Equity Analyst

Cost Accountant

Economic Researcher

Investment Analyst


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