Courses At DU : Career Options After Pursuing Economics Hons From Delhi University

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The students from all streams are definitely pining for this course, clearly it’s a stream neutral course.Its scope makes it the most sought after course in DU,evidence being the soaring high cut offs.

Economics Hons

It is an academic course, the students opting for it should have good hold on calculus , basics of economics and statistics. Economics undoubtedly has the greatest amount of openings.

1. Masters In Economics Or Finance Or An MBA

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A masters degree or an MBA, right after an economics undergraduate is a great way to pave a path for a successful career. A higher education degree would enable you to get high paying jobs, particularly in MNCs and KPOs in the private sector.

2. Consultancy

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Consultancy firms offer economic graduates various opportunities like working as an executive consultant, an economist or even an economic advisor. Plus, these jobs are considered amongst some of the highest paying jobs out there.

3. Government Jobs

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Various job positions open up after an Economics (H) degree, in the government sector. The Indian Economic Services, the Reserve Bank of India and PSU’s offer jobs with social prestige and a brilliant start to your career.

4. PhD and Research

A PhD in Economics after your undergraduate can provide you a wonderful platform to apply for high-level research and teaching jobs.

5. Corporate Law

If Corporate Law is your area of passion,then it is not too late if you have an economics degree.A Bachelor in Economics followed by an LLB.

6. Economic Journalism

A flair for writing along with an Economics degree can take you places in the field of economic journalism. Basically, the job would involve studying and analyzing economic phenomenon world over and thereby drawing insights and inferences and have your ideas published in journals and magazines.

7. Think Tanks

An undergraduate in economics gives you the perfect base for becoming a part of a think tank! These are bodies that primarily operate for the analysis of economic issues and offering recommendations. Niti Ayog, Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion and Centre of Policy Research are among the top think tanks of India where you could apply.

8. Analysis

Financial or Investment analysis are the typical job profiles for an economics graduate. And if you have a good score in your undergraduate then you have excellent chances of getting to work for a big MNC like Deloitte, Bain & Co. or McKinsey.

9. Statistician

Loved statistics, figures and analysis during your undergraduate in Economics? Then applying to firms for the position of a statistician is the perfect career path for you to pick after graduation.

10. Banking and Financial Services

There is always a dearth of economists in the banking and financial services industry, you just need to be smart while applying and showcase your skills and confidence at the interviews and the job shall be yours.

11. Professor

An economics degree gives you the requisite background to apply for teaching jobs at schools and universities. Furthermore, a basic teaching course along with further education would be a definite plus for your career prospects as a teacher.

So many options after the most popular course of Delhi University,eh?

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