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Master of Arts in Economics by IGNOU

06 June, 2013

Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)’s Master of Arts in Economics (MEC) Programme offers an opportunity to learners for higher studies in Economics. Besides offering the core courses available in other universities, it includes themes in some of the emerging areas in economics such as insurance and finance that are expected to be extremely useful in the present scenario of economic liberalization and globalization. Some of the courses require an understanding of mathematical applications, particularly calculus and linear algebra. Students are expected to be conversent with basic mathematics covered at +2 level.


Eligibility for MEC is Bachelor’s Degree or a higher degree from a recognized University. The Programme comprises 66 Credits. The duration of the programme is two years, However it can be completed in a maximum period of 5 years.

For details, visit IGNOU Website- www.ignou.ac.in or contact nearest IGNOU Regional Centre/Study Centre. Prospectus can be obtained from Regional Centres in person in Rs.200/-, or by post by sending a DD of Rs.250/- in favour of IGNOU. payable at New Delhi, to Registrar (Student Registration Division), Indira Gandhi National Open University, Maidan Garhi, New Delhi-68.It can be downloaded from the university website www.ignou.ac.in.

Last Date for receipt of Applications is 15th June 2013