Apply for Master of Arts in Economics

The MA in Economics programme is designed to address complex questions through a deep understanding of economic theory and its application through rigorous data analysis. The Programme provides training to students to apply economic models and tools to the evolving needs of corporations, the financial sector, and policy institutions.


Bachelor’s degree with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent from a recognised university in India or abroad.

A candidate who is yet to appear for the final year examination of the bachelor's degree or equivalent is eligible to apply. However, for such candidates (if selected), the final year/semester examination should have been completed by July 15, 2024, and the result of that examination must be declared by September 31, 2024, following which they must submit a copy of their mark sheet and degree certificate.

Application Process

Admissions Selection Process

Admissions Test

  • All candidates must take the online General Economic Awareness Test (GEAT).

Personal Interview

  • Shortlisted candidates would be invited for a personal interview.
  • The University will offer admission to the candidates who meet its standard performance requirements across all the selection components, as defined by the admission committee, and as approved by the competent authorities.

Fee Structure

The tuition fee for the two year programme starting in the academic year 2024-2025 is INR 5,00,000 (INR 2,50,000 per annum).

*The student may expect to spend INR 10,000/ year towards books and course materials


At Ahmedabad University, we believe that finances should not stand in the way of pursuing education. 

  • All students will receive tuition support of INR 75,000 per year.
  • Students needing additional financial assistance can opt for a Fellowship, under which they are required to undertake Teaching Assistantship under a faculty member assisting them in teaching. For students choosing the Fellowship option, the tuition support would increase to INR 1.25 lakh per year, thus reducing their tuition fees by 50% to INR 1.25 lakh per year.

Important Schedule

Particulars Round 1 Round 2 Round 3
Availability of Online Applications Forms September 1, 2023
Last Date of receiving Online Application Forms December 15, 2023 January 30, 2024 March 15, 2024
Notification of Personal Interaction Round to shortlisted candidates  December 26, 2023 February 6, 2024 March 22, 2024
Personal Interaction Round starts from January 3, 2024 February 14, 2024 March 30, 2024
Notification of Admissions to Selected Candidates January 17, 2024 February 28, 2024 April 13, 2024
Commencement of Academic Session August 2024

Note: Admission to most seats get completed in early rounds. Please apply early.

Programme Inquiry

For Programme Details Contact:
Professor Jeemol Unni
Chair, Master of Arts in Economics Programme 
[email protected]

For Admission Inquiry Contact:
Office of Graduate Admission
Ahmedabad University
[email protected]
Contact: +91.7226959511


About Amrut Mody School of Management

The Amrut Mody School of Management offers wide-ranging, multi-faceted management education through undergraduate, graduate and doctoral programmes. We also offer short-term certificate programmes for working professionals and other practitioners. The Management School is located in the heart of Ahmedabad, one of India’s most vibrant and historic centres of commerce. Its mercantile and industrial history underscore its present-day reputation as a hub of enterprise and new business ideas. In addition to its bustling streets, markets and sophisticated cultural life, the city is also home to many of India’s most reputed educational institutions, making it uniquely liveable for students and academics.

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