MA (Economics) Program
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
The Master of Economics (MA (Economics) is a 2 year full time campus program offered by ICFAI University Mizoram designed to allow students to acquire applied understanding of economic concepts, policies and practices. The course will equip students with skills and knowledge required in the field of economic policy making and forecasting, business analysis, government sectors and a strong base in research.Duration
Pass in Graduation in Economics or an allied discipline with minimum 40% of aggregate marks. Graduates from other disciplines may submit an application to the Registrar for special consideration. Final year Students awaiting results may also apply.Award
Students who successfully complete the program will be awarded the “Master of Arts in Economics” Degree by the University.Program Structure :
The MA Program is organized into 4 semesters in two years. Candidates are required to complete 19 Major Papers. Students are additionally required to complete a summer project and a Postgraduate Dissertation.
|MA (Economics) Program Structure|
The Admission Modalities are with reference to the campus-based UG and PG Programs offered by the ICFAI University, Mizoram. The medium of instruction is English.Eligibility:
- Pass in Graduation in any discipline with 40% and above aggregate marks. B.Com graduates are eligible to apply for M.Com program and students with B.Sc (Geo) or BA (Geo) are eligible to apply for M.Sc (Geo) program. Final year degree students awaiting results are also eligible to apply.
- percentage of marks, the procedure used by the respective university in award of the degree will only be taken into consideration. All applicants should have completed a minimum of 15 years of formal schooling by August 16, 2021 Applicants who have completed their graduation on a one-time sitting basis or on a 2-year basis are not eligible for admission to all PG Programs.
- Students in their final year bachelor’s degree course are also eligible to apply, provided they complete their graduation requirements including practical examinations/ viva /assignments before August 16, 2021. Such applicants will have to produce a certificate to that effect at the time of admission. The admission of applicants will, however, remain provisional until they produce marks sheets and a degree certificate establishing their eligibility. The registration of the applicants not meeting the criteria by October 14, 2021 will be cancelled and admission fee will be forfeited and only 50% of the semester fee will be refunded after notifying the cancellation of the seat by the University.
- The selection of applicants into the Program is made through screening of applications and interview. While evaluating students for admission, due weightage is given to their academic distinction, awards in sports/cultural events, debates, quizzes and other extra cocurricular activities.
- Original certificates and Domicile certificate should be produced for verification at the time of payment of first semester fee. The original certificates will be returned after verification.
- The admission decision will be communicated after the interview process.
- There shall be a special provision for admission of students belonging to the State of Mizoram in any course of ICFAI University, Mizoram or in a constituent college, within the State of Mizoram, which shall not be less than 25 (twenty-five) per cent of seats in each course / discipline subject to the students meeting the minimum qualifying requirements referred to above.
- Seats remaining unfilled under special reservation may be filled up by allotting the same to students belonging to Open Category.
APPLICATION MODALITIESGuidelines on how to Complete the Application Form :
The applicants are advised to read the guidelines carefully before completing the Application Form for Admission.Application Form :
- Please make sure that you meet the eligibility criteria before filling up the form.
- Fill the Application Form in Capital Letters.
- Provide all the available information under appropriate sections.
- Make sure to sign the Application Form.
- Retain a photocopy of the completed Application Form.
- Enclose a Demand Draft for Rs. 300 (drawn in favour of 'The ICFAI University, Mizoram - Fee Collection A/c', payable at Aizawl).
Applicants have to enclose attested copies of the following certificates (Attestation should be done by any Gazetted Officer/Principal of the College).
- Date of Birth Certificate/Class X Certificate.
- Marksheet of Class XII/Degree certificate (as may be applicable).
- Domicile Certificate.
- Any other certificates pertaining to academic and other activities.
- Please paste your recent passport size colour photograph on the Application Form given on next page.
Prospectus along with Application
form can be obtained by payment of ₹300 by way of Cash/Debit/ Credit
Card through POS. The completed Application Form for Admission
may be submitted at:
Campus : Durtlang North, Aizawl, Mizoram - 796025.
Phone : 9862596226
City Office : Chanmari Near HDFC Bank, Opp. KFC,
Phone : 9856891948
Mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
Admission Fee of Rs. 10,000 for MBA, Rs. 5,000 for MA and MSc (Geography) is to be paid by all the selected candidates immediately after the admission decision is announced. The last date for payment is August 13, 2021. Admission fee is non-refundableCaution Deposit :
All students are required to pay a Caution Deposit of Rs. 5,000 along with the First Semester Fee. The Caution Deposit will be refunded without interest and after adjusting for dues, if any, to the students on completion of the Program.Program Fee :
The Program fee includes Semester Fee and excludes the cost of courseware and other fee. Students should pay the fee at the beginning of each semester, as per the due dates which will be indicated in the Student Handbook. The First Semester Fee is to be paid on or before August 16, 2021.Domicile :
Students from State of Mizoram.Non-Domicile :
Students from States other than Mizoram.
|Fee Particulars||MA (Economics) (4 Semesters)|
|Fee per semester (Rs.)||18,000||21,120|
|Total Program Fee (Rs.)||72,000||84,480|
All fee payments should be made to HDFC banks by challan which may be obtained separately from the University Accounts Department.
Merit ScholarshipsA. Merit Scholarship based on past academic record
is provided to students on admission in to the first semester on the basis of percentage of marks achieved in the qualifying examination. The details are presented in the following table:
|Program||UG Programs||PG Programs|
|Applicable to||% marks achieved in qualifying examination (10+2)||% of Semester Fee offered as Scholarship||% marks achieved in qualifying examination (Graduation)||% of Semester Fee offered as Scholarship|
|Top 10% of the Students||≥ 60%||50%||≥ 60%||50%|
|Next 15% of the Students||≥ 55%||25%||≥ 55%||25%|
is provided to students based on their performance in each semester as fee waiver in the next semester. The details are presented in the following table:
|Program||UG Programs||PG Programs|
|Applicable to||Minimum CGPA||% of Semester Fee offered as Scholarship||Minimum CGPA||% of Semester Fee offered as Scholarship|
|Top 10% of the Students||7.0||50%||7.0||50%|
|Next 15% of the Students||6.5||25%||6.5||25%|
|Last date of Submission of Complete Application Form||August 12, 2021|
|Interview and Admission Decision on or before||August 13, 2021|
|Last date for payment of admission fee||August 13, 2021|
|Reporting at the ICFAI University for submission of Certificates and verification by producing originals||August 13, 2021|
|Registration and payment of First Semester Fee on or before||August 16, 2021|
|Late Registration||August 16, 2021|
|Commencement of Regular Classes||August 17, 2021|
MA (Economics) PROGRAM
The Master of Economics (MA
(Economics) is a 2 year full time
campus program offered by ICFAI
University Mizoram designed to
allow students to acquire applied
understanding of economic
concepts, policies and practices.