The career prospects for economics graduates are many. Numerous fields are waiting for economic graduates both in the public as well as the private sectors. In the government sector, one may try for Indian Economic Services, jobs in Reserve Bank of India, PSUs and other public sector banks. All these jobs have wonderful career options. These jobs give you social prestige along with financial stability. Private sector also offers jobs for economic graduates in the fields like private banks, MNCs, BPOs, KPOs, Business journals, and newspapers. A good opportunity is also waiting for economic students in higher education. One can pursue Ph.D. in economics to enter into the field of teaching in colleges and universities.
One makes a successful career as a Corporate Lawyer after BA in economics followed by LLB. BA in economics and MBA placed one at a better position in the private sector. Economic Journalism is another shining area for job perspective.
Universities and Colleges Offering Economics
There are many institutes, colleges and universities who have economics in its BA, MA and Ph.D. level courses. Here are the lists of institutions who are offering economics. You can easily see other information related with the respective universities/colleges/institutes with their given website.
- Delhi School of Economics-www.econdse.org
- Jawaharlal Nehru University-www.jnu.ac.in
- Presidency College Kolkata-www.presiuniv.ac.in
- University of Delhi, South Campus-www.south.du.ac.in
- St. Stephen College, Delhi University-www.ststephens.edu
- University of Bombay-www.mu.ac.in
- Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata-www. isical.ac.in
- Sri Ram College of Commerce-www.srcc.edu
- University of Agriculture Science-www.uasbangalore.edu.in
- Ravenshaw University, Cuttack-www. ravenshawuniversity.ac.in
- Gokhale Institute of Economics & Politic-www.gipe.ac.in
- Symbiosis School of Economics-www.sse.ac.in
- Madras School of Economics-www.mse.ac.in
- IIT kanpur-www.iitk.ac.in
- Banaras Hindu University-www.bhu.ac.in
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Jobs in Economics Fields
An array of employment opportunities is available in economics field. Meritorious candidates can get excellent job opportunities after successfully completing their BA or MA in economics. Economics graduates can get prestigious jobs in the government sectors like Indian Economic Services, Indian Civil Services, Reserve Bank of India, National Sample Survey, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Planning Board, Planning Commission, National Council for Applied Economic Research and National Institute of Public Finance and Policy.
Job opportunities are also waiting in the private sectors, NGOs and International Aid Agencies. The firms like World Bank, Asian Development Bank, IMF, and other Development Banks, Aid agencies, Financial Consultancy firms are hiring the economic graduates for its various positions. One can consume in these organisations as economist, economic advisor, executive, analyst, consultant, researcher, financial analyst, business analyst, economic research analyst and stock market analyst. As far as salary is concerned, lots of candidates are hired through campus placement. The average salary is Rs 4 to 8 lakh per annum. But for the deserving candidates, the field open plethora of options and remuneration is also beyond expectation. The filed like accountancy, actuarial, banking; insurance are also open many jobs opportunities.
Economics Employment Opportunities
The various fields are offering better job opportunity after passing BA or MA in economics. Some of the high demand sectors are given below where job prospects are huge.
- Banking and Finance
- Insurance Investment
- Stock Broker
- Media Analyst
- Education and Research
- System Analysis