The M.Sc. program offered by the School of Economics is designed to provide cutting-edge knowledge and scope to students to learn advanced technical skills in Economics. These skills which students will acquire will enable them to be competitors in the corporate world as well as in academia at par with the best nationally and globally acclaimed institutions. Graduates here obtain skillsets that allow them to explore and apply the competency in the industry and academia. These were mostly available in just a couple of select academic institutions in India, mostly in and around the National Capital Region of Delhi. School of Economics extends that access to outside that region, combining these with the world-class infrastructure and facilities scarcely available elsewhere in India. The Faculty to nurture those skills are among the best anywhere in the country.
Eligibility criteria is a minimum of 55% marks in aggregate (or equivalent) at the undergraduate level in ANY discipline and, for candidates from non-economics disciplines (at the undergraduate level), a minimum of 60% marks (or equivalent) in mathematics at the 10+2 level. Other candidates may apply with the Dean’s prior approval. Applicants are required to fill-up the application form online at www.xub.edu.in. The selection of eligible candidates will be based on performance in an entrance test OR an interview. Candidates will be tested on the basis of their knowledge of Mathematics, Statistics, Microeconomics, and Macroeconomics at a level commensurate with the UGC CBCS syllabus of B.A./B.Sc. Economics program.
The Selection Board may admit candidates for admission who may have figured in the admission lists of other high profile academic institutions which conduct rigorous admissions tests. These include the Indian Statistical Institute (Kolkata/Delhi), Delhi School of Economics, Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR, Mumbai), etc., and those who possess a meritorious- B. Tech. degree from IITs and similar institutions.
Hostel facilities are provided on the campus on a twin-sharing basis, depending on availability.
XIM University will award the M.Sc. in Economics degree to the students who successfully complete classroom learning and fulfill the program’s prescribed academic requirements.