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Below you will find PhD in Economics in India Admission 2016-17,  Part Time, Distance Learning with Eligibility Criteria. Ph. D. in Economics – The degree is the Doctor of Philosophy in Economics. It is a 4 year course, however, the final duration depends on the time taken for the submission of the final thesis. The main subjects of the course are macro and micro economics, Development and Growth theory, Public Finance, International Finance, Indian Economic Policy and Corporate Finance.

Ph. D. in Economics – Minimum Educational Qualification:-

The candidate must have completed the Graduation followed by Post graduation of 2 years. The admission criteria of different colleges are different. However, the marks of national level exams are also used by some of the colleges to grant the admissions.

Ph. D. in Economics – Admissions Process:-

The admissions are conducted after short listing the candidates’ applications for the course. These applications will be short listed as per the scores in the exams at UG level, PG level and other national exams. The work experience, another research based work which is counted for the admissions can also be counted depending on the admission criteria of various colleges and Universities.

Pay Scale:

As per the level of the job profile, the pay scale varies. Therefore, the pay of assistant level jobs is lesser than the higher level jobs. The recruitment is announced by various Government and Private Institutes which conduct the admissions on the yearly basis.

Ph. D. in Economics – Notable Colleges in India:

• IBS Hyderabad
• Delhi School of Economics
• BITS Pilani
• Madras School of Economics
• Dibrugarh University
• IIT Gandhinagar
• IIT Indore
• Kurukshetra University

PhD in Economics is not only restricted to academic research alone but is applicable to almost all streams of working. The regulations and requirements for admission differ from college to college. PhD in Economics through distance mode is also fast gaining acceptance among aspirants.

Following is a list of Colleges and universities offering Phd in Economics in India.

Christ University PhD in Economics


Candidates with 55% marks in Post graduation and 50% marks in MPhil in the relevant subject from any recognized university can apply. Candidates who have completed JRF are exempted from MPhil requirement.

A research proposal (Maximum 1500 words) has to be submitted along with the application.

Delhi School of Economics PhD in Economics
Eligibility and Admission Procedures:

Eligibility for admission to the Ph.D program requires either 50% or higher in the M.Phil programme or 55% or higher in a masters’ program in Delhi University or any other recognized University.

Mumbai University PhD in Economics

Eligibility:- Masters degree from a recognized university with minimum aggregate of 55 percent marks.

Admission Procedure: - Admission through Entrance Test conducted by the University.

Lovely Professional University PhD in Economics

Eligibility: Master’s degree in a relevant discipline with 55% marks in aggregate.

Admission Criteria: - Written test and/or Interview.

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