Economics after 12th


The subject Economics identifies how resources can be put in to productive use. Resources can be human as well as other capital goods. A bachelor degree in Economics after 12th class makes the students aware about the qualitative and quantitative use of resources. By this study, an individual gets an idea regarding the conversion of resources such as talents in human as well as other capital goods such as Land, Buildings etc in to better products and services. Courses in Economics offer a lot of job opportunities along with good knowledge in various economic aspects. After a Bachelor degree in Economics the aspirant can do masters degree in diverse areas of Economics such as

Agricultural Economics

  • International Economics
  • Business Economics
  • Labour Economics
  • Development Economics
  • Natural Resource Economics
  • Econometrics
  • Rural economics and Rural Development
  • Financial Economics
  • Welfare Economics
  • Industrial Economics

Eligibility for Economics Courses

Those candidates who have passed the intermediate 10+2 examination in any stream from a recognized Board are eligible to apply for bachelor degree in Economics. Some institutions conduct entrance examinations for the selection of aspirants in to this course. Those aspirants who possess a bachelor degree in Economics can apply for Master’s degree in the same. After successful completion of Master’s Degree in Economics, the candidate can conduct research in the related area.

Selection for the Economics course after 12th

Aspirants possessing a pass certificate in XII class can apply directly different Colleges offering courses in Economics. Candidates have to collect application forms from Colleges directly or through post. Certain Colleges offer facility to download application forms from their official websites. After screening of applications, the candidates are called for interview. Those who pass this interview successfully can expect admission in to their desired course in Economics.

Different institutions offering Economics courses

  • Alpha Arts and Science College
  • Alphonsa College, Pala
  • Atma Ram Sanatan Dharma College
  • Bhavan’s College, Andheri West
  • Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
  • Bhonsala Military College, Nashik
  • Bhonsala Military College, Nashik
  • Brindavan College
  • Chitkara Educational Trust
  • Christ College, Bangalore
  • College of Fine Arts, Thiruvanandapuram
  • Deen Dayal Upadhyay College
  • Delhi College of Arts and Commerce
  • Deshbandhu College
  • Ethiraj College for Women
  • Garden City College, Bangalore
  • Hans Raj College
  • Heramba Chandra College
  • Jadavpur University, Kolkata
  • Janki Devi Memorial College
  • Lady Brabourne College
  • Loyola College
  • Nagindas Khandwala College of Commerce and Arts
  • Presidency College, Kolkata
  • Scottish Church College, Kolkata
  • Shaheed Bhagat Singh College
  • St. Joseph’s College, Bangalore
  • St. Stephen’s College, Delhi
  • St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata
  • St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai
  • Wilson College

Preparing for the Economics course

Those aspirants who wish to undergo a course in Economics have to go through simple books on Economics. Students must have base in Mathematics and Statistics to undergo a course in Economics. Therefore, they have to sharp their mathematical skills through practice tests or by attending coaching classes.

Reference books for 12th students for Economics

  • Comprehensive Economics from S. A. Siddiqui
  • NCERT books for microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • S. Chand’s microeconomics and macroeconomics
  • Jain and Ohri for micro economics and macroeconomics

The scope the subject Economics is getting high nowadays. It offers a lot of job opportunities in banking and finance sectors. Aspirants with Economics degree can opt for Indian Administrative Services also.



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    Sir i am not taking tution for economics how can i score good marks in it which book should i refer