The programs follow a balanced approach concentrating on core elements of economic theory and offer students opportunities to apply economic models that are backed by problem-based learning, training and emphasize on social content in the industry.
India, 22 July 2021: MIT World Peace University (MIT-WPU), India’s 3rd best private university with a four-decade-long legacy in education is accepting applications to its B.Sc Economics (Honors) and M.Sc in Economics programs under the aegis of the School of Economics. The School of Economics has incubated 23 start-ups and published 30+ peer-reviewed research papers. Both the programs follow a balanced approach concentrating on core elements of economic theory and offer students opportunities to apply economic models that are backed by problem-based learning, training and emphasize on social content in the industry.
The B.Sc in Economics (Honors) offered is a three-year full-time undergraduate program, featuring internship, dissertation, and fieldwork; and the M.Sc in Economics is a two-year post-graduate program focusing on internship, dissertation, and research paper publication work. The University is committed to developing ethical, spirited, and committed economic leaders for the country at all levels and from all walks of life. School of Economics aims at holistic development of students for the future with valued based and technology-driven education system. In this regard, we are proud to convey that the School of Economics is leading Team India at #International Economics Olympiad on international forum in the capacity of official mentor.
Career Prospects: MIT-WPU’s B.Sc and M.Sc program in Economics is designed to equip students with the knowledge, tools, methods, and theories of Economics. Students gain the needs of industry and academia through economic modeling, research, and policy analysis; live projects; field visits and rural immersion programs, and guest lectures from eminent faculties from the industries. Graduates from both the programs gain the required skills to take up positions as Actuarial Analyst, Data Analyst, Economist, Financial Risk Analyst, Stockbroker, Diplomatic Services Officer, Policy Maker, Credit Analyst and Data Scientist, among others.
Program Highlights: The three-year full-time B.Sc in Economics program has 140 credits spanning over Quantitative Economics and Econometrics and value-added certification courses. The two-year post-graduate program, M.Sc in Economics has 94 credits and 32 subjects with value-added certification courses. Both the programs are designed to shape students suitable to the demands of the new-age industry by offering extensive academic support coupled with practical learning. Students under both the programs learn Entrepreneurship Development and Venture Capital, Quantitative Economics with Economic Modelling, Economic Research and Policy Analysis, national study tours, and intense industry internships. Further, students are encouraged to apply for merit-based scholarships at MIT-WPU, which provide financial assistance based on academic and non-academic performance.
Placements & Recruiters: The field of economics has grown tremendously in the last few decades due to globalization. Many companies visit the campus for placements and the university has good relations with leading industries. The highest package offered is 10 lakhs per annum and MIT-WPU provides 100% placement assistance to students. Currently, online placements and internships are taking place and students are gaining remote working opportunities. List of recruiters includes Lion Mortgage, SG Analytics, FRIOR Markets, Aditya Birla Finance, SBI Mutual Fund, and more.
Eligibility Criteria: To be eligible for the B.Sc and M.Sc in Economics programs, student needs to appear for a written exam (100 MCQs) and interview round (50 Marks), organised by MIT-WPU. Further, for the B.Sc program, student should have passed out from HSC/10+2 any stream from an AIU recognized board with a minimum of 50% marks. On the other hand, to be eligible for the M.Sc in Economics course, students should have a Bachelor's Degree in any stream from an affiliated college in India with a minimum of 50% marks including B.Tech with Mathematics/Economics as one of the compulsory subjects.
Online Admission Process: MIT-WPU is currently accepting online applications for both B.Sc and M.Sc in Economics programs. Students can apply online and appear for all admission rounds online from the security of their homes. Due to the pandemic and the postponement of important exams, students can now apply online early in order to be considered for provisional admission offers from MIT-WPU.
Students can go fill out the online application form for B.Sc in Economics here
Students can go fill out the online application form for M.Sc in Economics here
Covid Policies: Keeping in mind the safety of students, MIT-WPU is conducting end-to-end online admission and running online classes to ensure that students do not miss out on critical academic time. The University has been monitoring the pandemic situation and will reopen the campus for students only when it is completely safe, in accordance with strict government regulations.
Research &International Exposure: The School of Economics offers rural immersion programs, foreign delegates visiting the university, guest lectures, a counseling club, and a journal club for the holistic development of students. In addition, students are also offered various collaborative research projects with eminent institutes, including research projects that are funded by DST, DBT, AICTE, etc.
Industry Collaborations: The School of Economics has an extensive global network. The alumni and faculty have strong connections with industry experts, which allows for the best collaborations to take place. MIT-WPU has collaborations with a number of companies from corporate, banking, and research sectors that help students to grow professionally.
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