Madras School of Economics offers the following 2-year (4 semester) Post Graduate programmes in collaboration with the Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur :
MSE courses are recognized as advanced courses by academic circles and the market. Campus recruitment takes place in the 3rd semester by various leading businesses and other institutions. Our students have been recruited by leading organizations like HSBC, Nathan Associates, IFMR, Citigroup Global Services (CGSL), Hewlett Packard, Symphony, Mu Sigma, Infosys BPO and Genpact.
|M.A.General Economics||Central University of Tamil Nadu||50||Any graduate of a Recognized University with a minimum of 55% marks (50% for OBC – Non Creamy Layer; and 45% for A/ST candidates) and Mathematics at plus two level.|
|M.A.Applied Quantitative Finance||50|
5-Year Integrated Programme
A Five-Year Integrated programme leading to M.A. in Economics is also being offered by the Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur in collaboration with Madras School of Economics. The details for this course are given below :
|Integrated M.A. Economics (First three years at CUTN, Thiruvarur, Last two years at MSE)||Central University of Tamil Nadu||50||Plus two examination of any recognized Board in India with 60% marks in aggregate for general category, 55% for OBC (non creamy layer) and 50% for A/ST candidates. Mathematics or Economics with Business Mathematics at the plus-two level.|
Application Procedure for M.A. Economics/M.A. Financial Economics/ M.A. Applied Quantitative Finance / M.A. Actuarial Economics / M.A. Environmental Economics / Integrated M.A. Economics:
Refer to the Central University of Tamil Nadu,Thiruvarur :
Ph.D in Economics
MSE is recognized by both Madras University and Central University of Tamil Nadu, Thiruvarur as an institution in which research work leading to Ph.D. can be conducted. Ph.D. students are selected on the basis of their performance in the entrance examination and a research proposal.
Students admitted to the Ph.D. programme are advised by their respective doctoral committees to take a course work in economic theory, quantitative techniques and in one of the following fields of specialization – International Economics, Capital Markets, Financial Services, Industrial Economics, Energy and Environmental Economics. They also have to write a dissertation. The Ph.D. Scholars will be given an opportunity to interact with foreign and Indian economists during MSE seminars, to visit other research institutions and to participate in the research activities of the school. They are given financial support. However continuation of financial support will be conditional on good academic performance.
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