Economics is defined as a branch of knowledge concerned with the production, consumption, and transfer of goods and services. Economics is divided into two parts, microeconomics ( a study of individuals and business decisions) and macroeconomics( a study about decisions of different countries and governments). This is quite an engaging field and offers a wide range of subjects. Candidates can have a bright career if they study this subject properly.
Top 10 Economics Private Colleges in India are mentioned in the below table. They are well known for the quality of education they provide and placement opportunities they offer to their students. Though the list of institutes mentioned below is not in a sequence, these are the best ones. Students can apply to any of these colleges based on their choices. All these colleges provide great facilities to their students and help them to create a bright future.
|Colleges||Location||Annual Approximate Fee|
|1) Fergusson College, Fergusson Road||Pune||Rs. 9,110|
|2) Acharya Bangalore B-School||Bangalore||Rs. 59,000|
|3) Loyola College||Chennai||Rs. 13,842|
|4) Lady Sriram college for women||Delhi||Rs. 21,290|
|5) Jesus and Mary College||Delhi||Rs. 15,610|
|6) St. Andre College of Arts, Science, and Commerce||Mumbai||Rs. 15,790|
|7) SP Jain School of Global Management||Mumbai||Rs. 8,00,000|
|8) Jain University||Bangalore||Rs. 40,000|
|9) Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science||Chennai||Rs. 57,000|
|10) Silver Oak University||Ahmedabad||Rs. 30,000|
Admission and Eligibility Criteria:
Admission and eligibility criteria vary from institute to institute. Students need to score a minimum aggregate of 45% marks in 10+2 qualification from a recognized Board. This is the minimum requirement for admission to any of the above colleges. Most of the colleges take students on a merit-based i.e., based on the marks obtained in 12th. Some colleges organize entrance exams to check the eligibility of the candidates.
It is necessary to keep a check on the cutoff lists issued by all the colleges. Students can then apply to the one where their score matches the minimum qualification. These colleges provide sufficient placement opportunities as well. Once a student finishes his/her graduation from any of these colleges, they can easily get a package of 2 to 5 lakhs, and for a master's degree, it is even higher.
There are seats reserved for SC/STs and other backward classes in all the colleges. Students can check out the exact number of seats available in the economics course on the official websites of the colleges we have mentioned in the table. Different institutes offer additional subjects with economics, which the candidates can choose as per their concerns. Hence the availability of the seats also depends upon the subject chosen by the candidate.
There are bonus points available in various colleges for ECA (Extra Curricular Activities) Quota as well.
By Swaranshi Chhabra