Job Options for Master of Business Economics Graduates


MBE graduates can find plenty of opportunities in the field of Market Research, Consulting, Banking, Retail and Manufacturing, IT/ITES, Research and Analytics, Media and Advertising.  They can pursue their career as Assistant Managers, Market Research Analysts, Risk Analysts or Research Associates. Reserve Bank of India, Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) are the reputed organizations in India which offer lucrative job opportunities to these graduates. If they are looking for a career abroad, then it is possible to join organizations like World Bank and American Express.

Career options available in India

It is possible for the MBE graduates to join Reserve Bank of India as Grade ‘A’ officer. They can get into the position of either Assistant Manager or Economist. Indian Economic Services (IES) is another good option for MBE graduates. Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) recruit these graduates for the post of Assistant Manager, Chief Economist or Executive Director provided they have right experience. Another opportunity available for them is to join as Research Associate in Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI). They can also look for the job of Business Analyst in Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) or Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).

Other apex organizations which offer lucrative job opportunities for MBE graduates are Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM), Industrial Financial Corporation of India (IFCI) Limited and PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHD CCI).

Companies in Media and Advertising field like CNBC, India Today etc. recruit MBE graduates for the post of Media Planner. They can also work as Research Manager or Senior Research Executive in Market Research companies like Marketing and Development Research Associates (MDRA), IMRB International, TNS Mode Private Limited etc. They can pursue their career as Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst or Risk Analyst in consulting firms like Mecklai, Meghraj Capital Advisors etc. Reputed banks and companies which offer the job of Assistant Managers to these graduates are

  • Axis Bank
  • ITC Limited
  • HDFC Bank
  • Nestle
  • Maruti Udyog
  • Dabur
  • HSBC Bank
  • Hindustan Unilever
  • Kotak Mahindra Bank
  • ICICI Bank
  • Reliance Industries
  • Virgin Mobile

They can work as Market Research Analyst in IT companies like Accenture, IBM, Hewlett Packard, Wipro Infotech and Sapient.

Career options available abroad

MBE graduates can try for job profiles like Economic Policy Advisor in reputed financial institutions like World Bank. It is also possible for them to find the job of Business Analysts and Assistant Managers in Consumer Goods, Retail and Manufacturing companies like Coca Cola, PepsiCo, LG etc. Senior Research Assistant and Research Associate jobs are available for them in business research firms like

  • Grail Research
  • Smart Analyst
  • McKinsey Knowledge Centre
  • RocSearch
  • Copal Partners
  • Inductis
  • Pipal Research

They can also pursue their career as Assistant Managers or Chief Marketing Officer in financial services companies like American Express.



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