Government Colleges for B. Sc Economics


Economics is a field that offers wonderful career opportunities specifically in the current world scenario and the field create a lot of interest and inspiration among the students. E-Commerce and liberalization has provided new heights to the subject and it opens wide range of job prospects as well to graduates and postgraduates belonging to the field.

At the UG level, economics is offered in most of the colleges under arts stream as Bachelor of Arts in Economics, while it is offered as B. Sc Economics under science stream in a few colleges in India. Only a few government colleges offer economics under science stream in India and the names of those colleges are given below:

Durgapur Government College

Government National College, Haryana

Eligibility requirement:

For getting into the B. Sc economics course offered by these colleges, candidates must have completed their higher secondary under any stream of education from a recognized board.

What are the subjects covered under B. Sc Economics course:

Most of the colleges and universities, cover the following subjects under the B. Sc economics course:

Micro Economics

Indian Economic Issues

Macro Economics

International Economics

Public finance


Development economics

International economics

Theory of Inflation

Money & Banking

Theory of Consumption & Investment

National Income Accounting

Indian Economic Issues

Theory of Distribution

Theory of Market

Theory of cost and production

Theory of Demand

Higher Studies after B. Sc Economics:

Candidates, who have completed their B. Sc economics course, can further go for Master of Science in Economics, Master of Business Economics and they can also go for M. Phil in Ph. D in several specialized fields like:

Industrial Economics

International Economics

Financial Economics

Labor Economics

Business Economics

Agricultural Economics

Several good institutions are offering PG courses in economics and candidates choosing a good institution for doing their PG course can find very good job prospects as well.

Job prospects after B. Sc Economics:

As mentioned earlier, economics is a field that offers wide range of employment opportunities. These candidates can apply for Indian Economic Services examination conducted by the Union Public Service Commission and can find top job positions in government organizations in India. They can find job opportunities in organizations like National Sample Survey, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Planning Board, etc… In addition, professionals in the field of economics are appointed by a number of private organizations as well.



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