MSc. in Economics (Master of Sciences in Economics) is a 2-year postgraduate degree program offered by numerous institutes for specialization in Economics field. Candidates who have bachelorette degree in subjects like physics, mathematics, commerce etc. can apply for this course. The course is divided into 4 semesters.
The admission process this course may vary from institute to institute. Institute of Distance and Open Learning, Guwahati offers M.Sc. in Economics distance learning. The candidate must have passed a bachelorette degree under any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate.
Upon completion of M.Sc. in Economics course candidates can be employed as economists in various sectors of economy such as central banking, international organizations or private sector firms such as economic consultancies. Government employment opportunities are also available. The average salary for a post graduate in Economics is INR 5,00,000 to 6,00,000 per annum.