Department of Economics

Address:

The Chairman

Department of Economics

Mangalore University

Mangalagangotri - 574 199.

Phone: +91-824-2287372

Fax: +91-824-2287367, 2287424

E-mail:economics@mangaloreuniversity.ac.in

Course Details:

Course Intake Duration Eligibility
M.A. (Economics) 30 + 30 + 3 Two Years (4 Semesters)

Candidates who have passed the three year B.A. degree examination of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto, with Economics as major/optional subject are eligible for admission to the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/ Category-I candidates) marks in the subject.

Note: Candidates who have passed B.A. Ed. degree examination (Regional College Scheme) are eligible for the programme provided they have secured a minimum of 45% (40% for SC/ST/Category-I candidates) marks in the relevant subjects and fulfill other conditions specified for the programme.

Admission is based on merit and according to the Government Reservation Policy

Ph.D. As per University Regulation Minimum Three/Four Years and maximum five/six years for full-time and part-time research respectively.
  1. A candidate who has obtained any Master’s Degree of Mangalore University or any other University considered as equivalent thereto with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for SC/ST/Cat-I candidates and Physically challenged candidates) in aggregate or equivalent grade.
  2. The teachers employed in University/ Affiliated Colleges before 31-03-1992 and are continuing in service on a regular basis shall be permitted if they have a minimum of 50% of marks at the Master’s Degree course.
  3. The candidate shall work for Ph.D. degree in a subject studied at the Master’s Degree or related subject under a recognized guide. However, he/she may be permitted with the approval of the concerned Board of Studies, to conduct research in a subject other than the one chosen for the Master’s Degree, provided it is of an interdisciplinary nature.
  4. If the research topic is of interdisciplinary nature, the candidate with the consent of his guide may opt for a co-guide, who shall also be the recognized guide of the University. However, the main responsibility of supervising the research work shall vest with the guide and the candidate shall finalize and submit the thesis through the guide.