The Master’s level of Economics (Honours) provides students a number of academic options. A Lady Shri Ram College (LSR) faculty member stated that students of economics background have opportunities for higher studies at Master’s & Ph D level. After completing graduation, students can go for courses like finance at the Master’s level or join in Indian Statistical Institute (ISI) or business economics or management courses.
Prestigious institutes like Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) is offering a variety of courses in this arena at post graduate level like econometrics, insurance, risk management & actuarial sciences. All of these fields need application of core principles of economics & quantitative analysis.
Regarding job opportunities, all it can be said that after completing Master’s & Ph D, students have job opportunities in banks, corporate firms, research institutes & many more.
Arvind Kumar, senior faculty of LSR informed that the total number of seats for economics (Honours) in LSR is 80. The eligibility criteria for the admission in the course are that students have to pass +2 with mathematics & English as mandatory subjects. The demand of this course is rising gradually among students. In recent years, several MNCs are visiting the campus to employ economics graduate.