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The aim of the Bachelor of Arts in Economics program from NorthCap University is to equip students with a firm foundation of knowledge in advanced Macro and Microeconomics Theory, Research Methodology, Development and Growth Economics, Econometric Models, Mathematical Economics, and many more. The program equips students with analytical, research, and decision-making skills besides developing national and international perspectives. These skills form the Bachelors in Economics course set are much valued by employers and hence graduates of economics play a vital role in organizations. The NorthCap University produces students who are ready for opportunities in the market, be it Corporate Sector, Public Sector, Non-Governmental/ Social Sector or have a desire to pursue higher studies in Economics or related disciplines.

Objectives

  • To promote excellence in economics education through provision of appropriate and innovative curriculum, building up of behavioral & technical competencies and sensitization of students towards global, socio-economic and political issues.
  • To lay foundation for students to undertake successful ventures of pursuing higher studies, undertaking economics research and establishing themselves as competent economists.
  • To provide to the nation and the world the required human capital for its sustainable development.
  • To imbibe in learners the ethics and positive attitudes to utilize their analytical minds and abilities towards making meaningful contributions to the society.

Highlights

  • Facilitate Vocation Analysis.
  • Assists in Exposure to authentic working Environment by internship programs.
  • Providing a prospect to interrelate with industry personnel.
  • Revelation to Industrial Environment & Work Culture.
  • Help in Developing Soft Skills in the Students.
  • Help in overall Career Development.
  • Facilitate in providing Opportunities to develop career in Industry.
  • Hand out as a Launch Pad to the Students
  • Facilitate providing Exposure of Industrial Environment, Economic Models, Quantitative Analysis, and Latest Software Applications through Apprentice Training and Visits in different fields.
  • Maintaining good and healthy relations with Industries.
  • To maintain and add updated information regarding latest requirements in the industries in our curriculum.

Programme Educational Objectives (PEOs)

On completing this course: –

1. Graduates can join professional career in fields of IES, Economics Analyst, Statistical Analyst, Banking, finance service, research and consultancy in private as well as Govt. owned companies of repute in India and abroad, in case of B.A. (Hons) in Economics.
2. Graduates can pursue a relevant post-graduate study such as MBA, MBE, MA, M.Com, MFC and other professional courses.
3. Graduates will be informed and involved members of their communities, and responsible professionals.

Programme Outcome (POs)

By the end of the program, the students should be able to: –

1. Articulate multiple principles, concepts, and theoretical perspectives central to understanding complex international issues relating to various sectors and in various domains.
2. Formulate effective responses to specific interdisciplinary problems.
3. Connect their personal beliefs to their professional practice.
4. Prepare themselves for multiple careers and learn other careers not aware of before.
5. Be Industry ready.
6. Write and speak professionally for diverse audiences.
7. Develop key critical thinking skills.
8. Enhance their creativity level.
9. Get high chance of becoming top decision makers of an organization.
10. To face the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complex and Ambiguity) environment through teaching pedagogy.
11. Programs are an integration of qualitative (Art, culture) and quantitative (Stat, Quant) to make it intensive, relevant and with liberal approach.

Programme Specific Outcome

  • Ability to acquire factual knowledge and strong foundation courses in subjects like Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, Statistics though various software, Time Series Analysis, Financial Economics and many more.
  • Ability to develop an understanding of the basics, transform, strategize, and implement projects demonstrating Micro and Macro Theory and their Application to Economic Sub-Fields. Areas like Economic Growth, Green Economics, Minimum Wage are few to state for project implications.
  • Ability to have an international stance using knowledge of practical subjects towards social dilemmas and ecological advancement implying all-inclusive expansion as an entity. The program equips students with analytical, research and decision-making skills which creates employability and hence graduates of economics play a vital role in organizations.

Scheme 2021-22

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Syllabi and Course Outcomes

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Minimum Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Economics (Hons.)

1) 10+2 (English Medium) examination conducted by CBSE
Or equivalent examination from a recognized board in any stream with an overall aggregate of min 50% (Economics/Maths is mandatory, 50% marks in either of subjects)

2) IB candidates should have score of minimum 24

Selection Criteria

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Economics (Hons.)

Selection will be based on merit of
10+2 conducted by Central Board of Secondary Education equivalent examination from a recognized board (IB/ICSE)

or

SAT score

AND

Personal Interview

Seats

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Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Economics (Hons.)30

Financial Assistance

Programme Fee

Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Economics (Hons.)

For Year 2021-22

For Indian Students
Rs. 1,06,000 /-
For NRI Students
Rs. 1,59,100/- or Equivalent Foreign Exchange

Hostel Fee (where applicable) Rs. 60,000/- per semester

Fee Concession cum Scholarship

% of Tuition Fees as ScholarshipEligibility (For CBSE as per percentage score in applicable subjects by program. Normalised Scores will be taken for other Boards with respect to CBSE )SAT Score (Conducted by The College Board)Scores in IB Diploma Programme
100%CBSE: 99.1% and above1500+43-45
50%CBSE: 95.1% <= 991401 – 150041-42
25%CBSE: 90.1% <= 951301 – 140032-40
10%CBSE: 85% <= 901200 – 130028-31

*Limited Scholarships available in each category on first come serve basis.

*For CBSE as per percentage score in applicable subjects by program. Normalised Scores will be taken for other Boards with respect to CBSE)

  • The table above is only to represent Fees concessions/Scholarships in case a candidate is selected and the details of Scholarship offered will be part of the  Admission Offer extended to candidates upon selection. For selection, University shall follow the announced process.
  • Fee Concession includes Haryana Residents and shall be as per the Standard Operating Procedure of The NorthCap University from time to time and available at www.ncuindia.edu.
  • Candidate must enroll for the program by depositing the advance fee by the given due date in provisional admission offer letter. Should a candidate fail to do so, candidate shall have no claim over the scholarship. The Scholarship thereafter, shall be passed on to the next eligible candidate.
  • Continuation of Admission Scholarship is subject to obtaining CGPA of 8 on a scale of 10, having no backlog and no discipline case being recorded against the student.
  • In addition to the fees concession/scholarship, to encourage & motivate students the following awards are also given:
    • The NorthCap University Scholars Award (On GATE results – for Final Year BTech)
    • Research Fellowship Award (for PhD Scholars)
    •  Vice Chancellor’s Innovation Fund Awards
  • Only one type of scholarship/fee concession from any source whatsoever is admissible to a student. A certificate signed by the student & parent is to be provided as proof for this.

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Bachelor of Arts (BA) – Economics (Hons.)

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FAQs

Academically, economics makes you understand the social concerns, that is, study of issues like employment, growth and development, inflation, globalization, health, poverty, etc. It also makes us understand the scientific methods like rigorous theoretical and statistical analysis.
B.A. (H) Economics at The NorthCap University is considered as part of liberal arts education, it gives a pertinent background for careers in corporate and government and higher education.

The student should have a mathematical background and an understanding of the Economy. He/ She must have analytical mind to understand the technicalities of the program.

  • Professional Program Deliverance: NCU is a systems-oriented institution – guarantees good professional program deliverance, very good academic support systems in place
  • Interdisciplinary wing: School of Management at NCU offers a diverse set of programs with cross learning and interdisciplinary learning opportunities
  • Industrial & Academia interface: BA (Hons) Economics at NCU-SOM – a program designed by expert senior academician and industrialist with inputs from practitioners.
  • Quantitative Methodology: Students learn Econometrics and Statistical tools using relevant software and models.
  • Research based Reality Projects: Research based learning with illustrative resolution of real life economic and social challenges through cases, projects and assignments.
  • Industrial Exposure: Learn through corporate visits, guest lectures, seminars, and workshops.
  • Mentor-Mentee: At NCU, students are guided by their respective mentees, who not only helps them academically, but also grooms the students according to the current need of the industry.
  • General Proficiency: Students are encouraged to opt for MOOC courses, certification courses to upgrade their knowledge from time to time. They are also encouraged to take part in various activities conducted by the professional societies and clubs of the University.
  • Mock Interviews: NCU-SOM helps the students build confidence level by conduction of Mock Interviews by Industrial Experts.

The following are the USP’s:

  • State of art Infrastructure.
  • Interdisciplinary and Holistic Approach – Students take courses over a wide range of options in the first year.
  • Programs are an integration of qualitative (Art, culture) & quantitative (Stats, Quant) to make it intensive, relevant and with liberal approach.
  • Provide flexibility to tailor the student’s education to meet future demand by opting for market driven curriculum.
  • The students are groomed to face the VUCA (Volatility, Uncertainty, Complex and Ambiguity) environment in teaching pedagogy.
  • Well qualified faculty (mostly Ph. D degree holders).

We make you Industry ready by:

  • Assisting in Exposure to authentic working Environment by internship programs.
  • Providing a prospect to interrelate with industry personnel.
  • Helping in Developing Soft Skills in the Students.
  • Helping in overall Career Development.
  • Facilitating providing Exposure of Industrial Environment, Economic Models, Quantitative Analysis, and Latest Software Applications through Apprentice Training and Visits in different fields.
  • Maintaining and adding updated information regarding latest requirements in the industries in our curriculum.
  • Conducting Workshops on latest models, theories and software usage for quick up gradation of the students.

Benefits of doing BBA specialization in Digital Marketing from School of Management and Liberal Studies, NCU are as under:

  • Various corporate sectors
  • Economic Consulting Jobs
  • Customs Department
  • Import / Export Companies
  • Civil Services
  • Business Analyst
  • Corporate Analyst
  • Finance and Budget Analyst
  • Market Analyst
  • Economist
  • Business or Economic Writer/Journalist
  • Banks
  • Securities Analyst
  • Own Research centers
  • Self-owned NGOs

Students after B.A. (H) Economics program can go for MA in Economics, MBA, M.Sc. Economics, MBE, M. Com in Applied Economics.

The School of Professional Attachment here at NCU is very active. From the first year itself, we work on the E-Portfolios of the individual students to make them industry ready through proper training and development. Many companies like, Altudo, Vedantu, Optum – A UnitedHealth Group Company, etc., are visiting the campus and hire the students, who are interested in taking placements after graduation.

The program is inter-disciplinary in nature. It has all the possible combinations of subjects which will enhance the overall development. B.A. (H) curriculum has been developed with help of senior academician and professionals. Robust co and extracurricular activities is also a part of the curriculum. Courses like Introduction to Statistical Programming with R, General Proficiency, Community service, Minor Project, Major Project, Open Electives, Foreign Language Electives, Summer Internship, etc., are few to name which helps the students in overall development and make learning in a practical way.

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