Graduate Admission

Master of Arts in Economics

The MA Economics programme is designed for students who are looking to learn how to address complex questions through a deep understanding of economic theory and its application through rigorous data analysis. It provides a training in applying economic models and tools to the changing needs of corporates, the financial sector and policy institutions. 


The candidate must hold a Bachelor’s Degree in any discipline with at least 50% marks (45% for SC/ST candidates) or equivalent CGPA. A strong background in mathematics and statistics will be preferred. A candidate who has appeared for the final year examination of bachelor's degree can also apply and will be required to furnish a certificate from the university/ institution certifying that the candidate has aggregated 50% marks in the previous examinations.

Admission Process

Candidates seeking admission in the MA-Economics programme, must apply in the prescribed online form with payment of application fee of Rs. 1200 (inclusive of GST). Duly filled application form along with the application fee can be submitted by April 15, 2022.

Selection Process

Shortlisted candidates will be called for an online exam and personal interview (also conducted online) on specified dates. The online exam and interview is held on a rolling basis. We will offer admission to the candidates that meet our  performance requirements across all the selection components as defined by the Admissions Committee.

Fee Structure

The fees of the two year program is Rs. 6 lakhs. The fees does not cover the cost of programme material such text books, cases, readings etc.

Financial Aid, Scholarships and Fellowships

At Ahmedabad University, we believe that finances should not stand in the way of pursuing education. The University provides merit scholarships to students based on their academic performance. Any MA student needing financial assistance can apply for a Teaching Assistantship. This opportunity provides students with both financial assistance and an exposure to learn by working closely with a faculty member.

Important Schedule

Sr No. Activity Date
1 Admissions Open December 2021
2 Application Submission, Entrance Test and Interviews January to June 2022 (rolling basis)
3 Programme Orientation Commences July 2022

Programme Inquiry

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

For Admission Inquiry Contact:
Mr. Samir Singh Chavda
Office of Graduate Admission
Ahmedabad University
[email protected]
[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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