M.Sc. in Economics Admission Announcement Academic Year 2024 – 25

The Department of Economics, School of Humanities and Social Sciences at Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, Delhi NCR, invites applications for its full-time M.Sc. program.


Research Areas

The areas of research that faculty members hold expertise in include Development Economics, Economic Growth, Environmental Economics, Game Theory and Information Economics, Industrial Organization, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics, Applied Econometrics, Gender Economics, and Public Economics. A description of the research interests of our faculty can be found on the website.

The department is also engaged in interdisciplinary work with research groups spanning all the schools at the university and as well as outside the university.


Eligibility

The minimum qualification for admission to the M.Sc. program is an undergraduate degree (in any discipline) with 55% in aggregate. Mathematics in classes XI and XII is compulsory.

Candidates will be shortlisted for the admission test based on the eligibility criteria mentioned above. The eligibility criteria mentioned above are minimum standards and applications not meeting the same and incomplete applications will be summarily rejected. Please note that all candidates meeting the minimum eligibility criteria may not be shortlisted.


Selection Process

Selection to the Master’s program is based purely on performance in the admission test which will be held online. The test will consist of multiple choice-type questions. The syllabus of the test can be found in the master’s program prospectus.


Program Fees and Assistantship

Information on program fees is available at the website. The department is likely to offer financial assistance to all students admitted into the program. The financial assistance package includes a 40% tuition fee waiver, subsidy on hostel fees, and monthly teaching assistantship stipend.

Note: Continuation of financial assistance is subject to satisfactory performance evaluated continuously, and compliance with all University regulations. The student is required to maintain a minimum CGPA of 7.00. Failure to maintain a CGPA of 7.00 at the end of the second semester will result in loss of financial assistance for the rest of the program (i.e., 3rd and 4th Semesters). Financial assistance once lost can never be restored. All charges are payable at the beginning of the Academic Year as per the schedule announced separately.

Application Fees: To apply, you must pay a non-refundable application fee of Rs. 1,200 (One Thousand Two Hundred Only) using a credit or debit card. Please note that the University has the discretion to accept or reject any application based on its departmental screening criteria. This means that not all applications may be shortlisted for the written examination. As a result, we will not entertain requests for a refund of the application fee, regardless of whether or not candidates are called for the written examination.


Application Instructions

All interested applicants shall apply online by clicking the “Apply Now” button. Please follow the instructions carefully.

  • Fill in all the mandatory
  • Online upload of the following documents is
  • Passport size recent color photograph
  • Current CV
  • All mark sheets and degree certificates (10th Standard onwards)
  • Standardized examination certificate- CSIR, UGC, GATE, (if applicable)

IMPORTANT DATES

Last date for receipt of the completed application form and application fees

April 22, 2024

Online entrance examination date

April 28, 2024

Declaration of results

May 10, 2024 (tentative)

Semester start date

August 12, 2024 (tentative)

In case of any queries, please contact: econ.admission@snu.edu.in


About Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence, Deemed to be University

Shiv Nadar Institution of Eminence (SNIoE), Deemed to be University is a comprehensive, multidisciplinary, research-focused and student-centric institution that is bringing a paradigm shift in higher education in India through its innovative curriculum, interdisciplinary focus, and scross-disciplinary thinking across a wide range of disciplines. The University is building an eco-system of knowledge to promote recognition of the inter-connectedness of ideas, systems, and environments in the world inside the campus, and those outside it. The University has 5 Schools, 18 Departments and 6 Research Centers engaged in teaching, practice, and research in disciplines as diverse as Engineering, Humanities & Social Sciences, Management, Natural Sciences, Art, Design, Performing Arts, Communication, and Extended Education & Professional Development. The Schools offer Bachelor, Master’s, and Doctoral degrees along with multidisciplinary curriculum to enable students to explore subjects and disciplines that may be widely different from their chosen Majors.

  • The University received Institution of Eminence Deemed to be University status by the Government of India in August 2022.
  • In the NIRF (Government's National Institutional Ranking Framework), SNIoE has been the youngest institution in the 'top 100' Overall list, and the score has been rising steadily. SNIoE ranked 62 in the University category, and 95 'Overall' in NIRF 2023.
  • The University has been accredited with ‘A’ Grade by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC), valid for a period of 5 years from 26 November 2019.
  • SNIoE is also among a select group of green-field institutions in the country, which were awarded the prestigious Atal Incubation Center grant by the Niti Aayog, Government of India, in the very first round in 2017.