Ahmedabad University - A Liberal Education

Master of Arts in Economics


  • 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 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). 

Selection Process

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

Fee Structure

The fees of the 2-year program is Rs. 5 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 meritorious scholarships to students based on their academic performance. The MA students needing additional financial assistance can also opt for our Fellowship. Under the fellowship, the students are required to undertake Teaching Assistantship under a Faculty member assisting them in teaching and research. This opportunity provides students with both financial assistance and exposure to learning.

Important Schedule

Sr No. Activity Date
1 Admissions Open 01 January 2021
2 Application Submission, Entrance Test and Interviews January 2021 to June 2021 (rolling basis)
3 Programme Orientation Commences July 2021

Programme Inquiry

For Admission Inquiry Contact:
Mr. Samir Singh Chavda
Office of Graduate Admission
Ahmedabad University
Contact Number: +91.7226959511

For Programme Details Contact:
Prof. Amol Agrawal
MA Economics Programme Chair


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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