MA Economics (Trade & Finance) at Indian Institute of Foreign Trade: Apply by June 25

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Indian Institute of Foreign Trade (IIFT) has invited applications for admission to the MA Economics- Specialisation in Trade & Finance Programme being offered at the Delhi and Kolakata Campuses of the Institute.

The first two semesters in the coursework of the non-residential Program are at par with the standard Post-Graduate Programmes in Economics. Theoretical models in Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Mathematical Economics and Econometrics are taught during these semesters. Two specific courses on International Economic s and Financial Economics in second semester are introduced as a prelude to the Trade and Finance Specialization under the curriculum. The last two semesters focus on International Economics and Finance. Relatively advanced topics on theoretical model-building as well as empirical analysis are integral part of the courses during third and fourth semesters. In the last semester, in order to encourage constructive original thought process, students are required to write a Dissertation on a contemporary issue based on their theoretical and empirical knowledge gained from the Programme.

Eligibility: Applicant should hold a Bachelor’s degree in any discipline with (a) at least 50% marks in aggregate [45% for SC/ST/PWD) categories] and (b) Mathematics at the higher secondary or higher level. There is no age limit. Those who are in final year of graduation are also eligible to apply.

Selection: Selection will be based on an Online AI Proctoring Based Entrance Exam to be conducted on 9 July, 2022. It will be of 2 hours duration and will be an Objective Aptitude Test with questions from Basic Mathematics and Statistics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, International Economics, Public Finance, etc., the syllabus of which will be of undergraduate level Economics Programme.

Application: Applications can be submitted online at latest by 25 th June, 2022. Admission Brochure is also available h at the website. Application fee is Rs. 1,600/- (Rs. 800/- for SC/ST/PwD candidates) payable online while submitting the Application Form.

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