MA Entrance (Economics)

MA Economics is a two year post graduate program. MA Entrance for Economics is one of the methods of applying to various universities and colleges for this program. Recently, MA Entrance (Economics) has been simplified after the announcement of PG-CUET (economics) exam which clubs entrance for most the prestigious universities, namely, Delhi School of Economics (DES), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research (IGIDR) and more. Apart from this, Indian Institute of Technology, Indian Institute of Science, National Institute of Technology also launched admissions for the Economics fraternity. The mode of admission in those institutions are: IIT JAM (Economics) and GATE (Economics). For detailed information, please read till last.

MA Entrance: PG-CUET Economics

PG-CUET is a single window entrance test for admission in universities and institutions of India.  Central University Entrance Test (CUET) is conducted by National Testing Agency (NTA) for various Post Graduate (PG) programmes available in the participating universities/ institutions across the country. 

MA Entrance: PG CUET (Economics) Eligibility Criteria


The MA Entrance PG CUET Eligibility Criteria says there is no limit on age. The candidates appearing for the examination must have a bachelor’s degree/ equivalent examination degree in the programme they are appearing for. However, the aspiring candidates must check the University website they are aiming for admission into since some of the universities have their own criteria for admission. 

MA Entrance: PG CUET (Economics) Examination Scheme


PG CUET Mode Of Examination: The exam will be based on Computer Based Technology CBT Mode, meaning it will be online. 


PG CUET Economics Paper Code: COQP10 Economics,Financial Economics,Business Economics, Rural Economics etc 


PG CUET Economics Language Medium: The CUET PG Economics is conducted in both Hindi and English except for the language papers. 


PG CUET Economics Exam pattern: The PG CUET exam will have 100 Multiple Choice Questions. This is divided into two parts: Part A: 25 Questions consisting of Hindi/English Language Comprehension/ Verbal Ability, General Awareness, Mathematical/Quantitative Ability and Analytical Skills. Part B: 75 Domain (Economics) Knowledge questions

PG CUET Economics Syllabus: The economics based questions will be asked from the domains of microeconomics, macroeconomics, Indian economy, statistics, money and banking, mathematics. You can download the detailed syllabus here. 

MA Entrance: PG CUET (Economics) Coaching For Exam Preparation


PG CUET for MA entrance is quite a new and challenging exam for admissions in prestigious universities. Hence, it is highly recommended to have a one to one guiding source for the aspiring candidates. Ecoholics has  online classes available for the PG CUET exam preparation. Along with this we have PG CUET Test Series which has the following features available: 

  • 25 Tests ( Inclusive of 2 Full Tests)
  • Detailed answer keys
  • Unlimited Doubt Resolution
  • One-to-one call facility with the faculties and subject expert
  • Mentorship Sessions 

These are curated to leave stone unturned in PG CUET Economics Entrance exam preparation. The entire structure of classes and PG CUET Economics Test Series covers the comprehensive syllabus and proper time table to make sure you are on the right track of time. 

MA Entrance ( Economics): IIT JAM


IIT JAM Economics is a Joint Admission test for Masters in Economics. The IIT JAM Economics program offers a Masters of Science degree in Economics by the Indian Institute of Technology (IITs). The examination code for economics is EN. 

Through IIT JAM Entrance ( economics ) students will be able to take admission in MSc. in Economics programmes of the following institutions: 

  • IIT Delhi
  • IIT Roorkee
  • IIT Kanpur (offer MSc and E- Masters Programmes) 

MA Entrance (Economics): IIT JAM Exam Pattern


The IIT JAM Economics examination is a computer-based test (CBT) that in total has 60 questions of three fully objective types. The exam duration is three hours. The questions are divided into section A,B,C. Section A has 30 Multiple choice questions with first 10 Questions (⅓ negative ) and 20 Questions (⅔ negative marking). Section B has 10 Multiple Select Questions and Section C has 20 Numerical Answer Type questions. 

MA Entrance (Economics): IIT JAM Eligibility


In IITD, candidates need to have a Bachelor’s degree i.e. B.A. / B. Sc./ B.Com/ B.Stat./ B.Math./ B.Tech/B.E. or equivalent. The Bachelor’s degree or equivalent qualification must be of a minimum duration of three years of education after completing higher secondary schooling (10+2) or equivalent

In IITR, candidates need to have a Bachelor’s degree i.e. B.Tech/B.E./ B.Sc. (PCM)/ B.Stat. and B.A./ B.Com. with Mathematics as one of the subjects in the whole program

In IITK, students from both Economics and non-Economics backgrounds will be admitted into the program. The minimum eligibility criterion is first class in the applicant’s undergraduate degree.

MA Entrance (Economics): IIT JAM Syllabus


IIT JAM Economics syllabus is divided into sub topics of Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics, Indian Economy and Mathematical Economics. Ecoholics provides live classes and mock test / test series for the IIT JAM economics exam covering the entire syllabus end to end with expert facult guidance. Please find the detailed syllabus here: IIT JAM Economics.

MA Entrance: GATE Economics


The GATE Exam is conducted by the IISc and seven Indian Institute of Technology (IITs) on behalf of the Ministry of Education, Government of India. A good performance in the GATE examination will provide admission opportunities into these eminent institutions.  The paper code for the GATE Economics exam is XH-C1. 


Gate Economics Exam is conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) mode only. It is a National level examination for admission into Master’s program and recruitment by public sector companies. It allows candidates to get admission into postgraduate courses offered by various IITs, NITs, IISc, etc.

MA Entrance: GATE Economics Eligibility Criteria


To be eligible for the GATE Exam an applicant must be an Indian national. International candidates belonging to Nepal, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Ethiopia and United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be also eligible. Educational eligibility requires a candidate to be currently studying in the 3rd or higher years of any undergraduate or postgraduate degree program OR has already completed any government-approved degree program in Engineering / Technology / Architecture / Science / Commerce / Arts. There is no age bar for candidates applying to the GATE examination. There is no restriction on the number of attempts for the GATE Examination. 

MA Entrance: GATE Economics Exam Pattern


The GATE Economics exam pattern is similar to other GATE papers. It consists of 65 questions carrying a total of 100 marks. The questions are divided into two types: multiple-choice questions (MCQs) and numerical answer type (NAT) questions.

MA Entrance: GATE Economics Syllabus 2023


GATE Economics syllabus covers five main areas: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Statistics, Econometrics and Mathematical Economics, International Economics, Public Economics, Development Economics, and Indian Economy. The syllabus also includes some general aptitude questions on verbal ability and numerical ability.

MA Entrance (Economics): Exam Preparation


The preparation  for the MA Entrance (Economics) exam includes reading the basic concepts and theories of economics from standard textbooks, solving previous year papers and mock tests, practising numerical problems and calculations, and staying updated with current affairs and economic issues. 

Ecoholics  have a fully equipped comprehensive course for the MA Entrance Test through which students can learn all topics of the economics syllabus which appears in the exam. The course is designed especially for students who want to pursue their post graduation from an esteemed University or College. For more information, get in touch with the academic counsellor for more details at +91 7880 10 7880. 

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