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MASTER OF SCIENCE IN QUANTITATIVE ECONOMICS

The institute introduced this 2-year programme since 1996-97. It is a unique course in India.

Three-year Bachelorís degree in Economics/ Mathematics/ Statistics/ Physics OR B.Stat. degree from the Indian Statistical Institute OR Engineering degree. (Candidates should have knowledge of Economics and Mathematics at the B.A./ B.Sc. pass level.)

Admission:
Direct admission to the M.Math. programme for students with B.Math.(Hons.) degree and to     the M.Stat. programme for students with B.Stat.(Hons.) degree from the Indian Statistical Institute (no selection test and interview).

For other eligible candidates for M.Math./M.Stat. programme, including students with B.Math.(Pass)/ B.Stat(Pass) degree from the Indian Statistical Institute, selection for admission is based on academic record, performance in written selection tests and subsequent interview.

For M.Stat. programme, selected candidates holding  Statistician's Diploma/Senior Diploma in Statistics from the Indian Statistical Institute, may be considered for admission to the Second Year of the programme.

For M.S.(Q.E.) programme admission is based on academic record, performance in written selection tests and subsequent interview.

Fellowship: All admitted candidates get stipend.

Scope:
Academic/research career in Statistics, Mathematics, Economics, Computer Science and allied fields. Lucrative job opportunities through campus interview.

DETAILED COURSE STRUCTURE

Semester I
Econ271A: Microeconomics I
Econ272A: Game Theory I
Stat271: *Statistics
Math271: *Mathematical Methods
One Optional Course
* Students having Mathematics and/or Statistics as major/honours subjects at their Bachelor’s level,
are required to take suitable other courses (in consultation with the Class Teacher) in lieu of
Math 271 and Stat 271 courses.
Semester II
Econ271B: Microeconomics II
Econ273A: Econometric Methods I
Econ274A: Macroeconomics I
Two Optional Courses
Semester III
Econ274B: Macroeconomics II
Four Optional Courses
Semester IV
Five Optional Courses
2.1 List of Compulsory Courses
Econ271A: Microeconomics I
Econ271B: Microeconomics II
Econ272A: Game Theory I
Econ273A: Econometric Methods I
Econ274A: Macroeconomics I
Econ274B: Macroeconomics II
Stat271: Statistics/ suitable other course
Math271: Mathematical Methods / suitable other course

List of Optional Courses

Econ272B: Game Theory II
Econ273B: Econometric Methods II
Econ275: Agricultural Economics
Econ276: Industrial Organization
Econ277A: Economic Development I
Econ277B: Economic Development II
Econ278: Modern Growth Theory
Econ279A: Selected Topics I
Econ279B: Selected Topics II
Econ280: Social Choice and Political Economy
Econ281: Incentives and Organizations
Econ282: Privatization and Regulations
Econ283A: Econometric Applications I
Econ283B: Econometric Applications II
Econ284: Bayesian Econometrics
Econ285: Inter temporal Economics
Econ286: Theory of Planning
Econ287: Social Accounting
Econ288: Public Economics
Econ289: Regional Economics
Econ290A: International Economics I
Econ290B: International Economics II
Econ290C: Advanced Topics in International Economics
Econ291: Mathematical Programming with Applications to Economics
Econ292: Monetary Economics
Econ293: History of Economic Thought
Econ294: Environmental Economics
Econ295X: Theory of Finance I
Econ295Y: Theory of Finance II
Econ295C: Theory of Finance III
Econ296: Political Economy and Comparative Systems
Econ297: Law and Economics
Stat272: Sample Survey: Theory and Practice
Stat273: Time Series Analysis and Forecasting
Comp271: Computer Programming and Applications

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