Master of Arts in Economics 


Bachelor's degree in relevant discipline with minimum 60% marks from a recognised university


The Master of Arts in Economics is a programme tailored for students seeking to enhance their understanding of economic theory and its real-world applications. It is designed to equip students with the necessary skills for economic analysis and decision-making, offering a quantitative approach to economics while allowing for customisation based on individual career aspirations.

The programme prepares students for roles in advisory, managerial, and academic positions across the public and private sectors. Graduates at JAIN College will be proficient at evaluating theoretical concepts and analysing practical economic problems making it one of the best MA Economics Colleges in Bangalore.

Value Added Programme
  • Certified Programme in Capital Markets, SCMS
  • Certified Programme in HR Skills (CPHRS), SCMS
  • KCAP (KPMG Certified Accounting Professional)
  • Certified Programme in Entrepreneurship and Business Management, SCMS

Programmes Duration

2 years

Assessing Authority

Bangalore City University

Admission Enquiries

JAIN Knowledge Campus
# 44/4, District Fund Road
Jayanagar 9th Block Campus
Bangalore - 560 069
+91 73378 79681
+91 73378 82364

Semester I
  • Advanced Micro Economics
  • Advanced Macro Economics
  • Public Economic Theory & Policy
  • Mathematical Methods for Economists
  • Development Economics
  • Monetary Economics
  • Agricultural Economics
  • Financial Institutions & Management
  • Economics of Nobel Laureates
  • Economics and Law
Semester II
  • Indian Economics
  • International Economics
  • Statistical Methods for Economists
  • Advanced Managerial Economics
  • Indian Public Finance
  • Project Work or Elective
  • Agri-Business
  • Economics of Labour
  • Economics of Insurance
  • Regional Economics
Semester III
  • Research Methodology
  • Basic Computer Applications for
  • Economics Analysis
  • Econometrics
  • Welfare Economics
  • International Finance & Business
Open Electives
  • Indian Economics
  • Economics of Globalisation
  • Human Resource Development
Semester IV
  • Advanced Computer Applications for
  • Economics Analysis
  • Environmental Economics
  • Demography
  • Economic Planning
  • Urban Economics
  • Project Work

The career and placement services provides unbiased information, advice and guidance to first help students understand themselves and the employment market and then plan and prepare for their future by developing suitable career related skills and knowledge. It aims to help students find a career that uses their unique skills and individual experience to the fullest.

Career Prospects

Graduating from JAIN College, one of the best MA Economics Colleges in Bangalore has the advantage of entering a career either in academics, research or in other professional areas of economics. MA Economics opens up a wide range of career options in areas such as:

  • Consultancy Firms
  • Research Organisation
  • Academic Institutions
  • Journalism
  • Banking and Finance
  • MNCs
  • Public Sectors
  • Investment Banking
  • General Management
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