The B.Com (Hons.) Economics Program

BA (Hons.) Economics Program

  • T he Bachelor of Arts Honors program in Economics is a 3-year campus based program.

Admission Process

Admission is based on Merit and Personal Interview

Award of Degree

Students who successfully complete the program are awarded The Bachelor of Arts (Hons) Degree in Economics by The ICFAI University, Dehradun subject to University regulations.

duration Duration

  • 3 Years

eligibility Eligibility

  • Pass in Class XII or equivalent (any discipline) with 50% and above aggregate marks.

Program Structure

  • Program is divided into 6 semesters spread over 3 years. There is a summer internship program embedded into curriculum at the end of second year to provide corporate exposure to the students.

BA (Hons.) Economics Program Structure
Year-I Semester-I Semester-II
  • Introductory Microeconomics
  • Mathematical Methods for Economics-I
  • Environmental Science
  • Generic Elective (GE) Course-I
  • Introductory Macroeconomics
  • Mathematical Methods for Economics-II
  • Business Communication (Language: English / MIL)
  • Generic Elective (GE) Course-II
Year-II Semester-III Semester-IV
  • Intermediate Microeconomics-I
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics-I
  • Statistical Methods for Economics
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)-I
  • Generic Elective (GE) Course-III
  • Intermediate Microeconomics-II
  • Intermediate Macroeconomics-II
  • Introductory Econometrics
  • Skill Enhancement Course (SEC)-II
  • Generic Elective (GE) Course-IV
Summer Internship Program
Year-III Semester-V Semester-VI
  • Indian Economy-I
  • Development Economics-I
  • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course-I (From List of Group-I)
  • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course-II (From List of Group-I)
  • Indian Economy-II
  • Development Economics-II
  • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course-III (From List of Group-II)
  • Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Course-IV (From List of Group-II)

The program structure is tentative, subject to change (if required).

Group-I (Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Courses) Group-II (Discipline Specific Elective (DSE) Courses)
(i) Economics of Health and Education (viii) Political Economy-II
(ii) Applied Econometrics (ix) Comparative Economic Development (1850-1950)
(iii) Economic History of India (1857-1947) (x) Financial Economics
(iv) Topics in Microeconomics-I (xi) Topics in Microeconomics-II
(v) Political Economy-I (xii) Environmental Economics
(vi) Money and Financial Markets (xiii) International Economics
(vii) Public Economics (xiv) Dissertation/Project
Generic Elective Courses in Economics
Semester - I Semester - II
Generic Elective in Economics I: Vision of Education in India: Issues and Concerns Generic Elective in Economics II: Governance: Issues and Challenges
Semester - III Semester - IV
Generic Elective in Economics III: (a)Money and Banking (b)Environmental Economics Generic Elective in Economics IV: (a)Economic History of India 1857-1947 (b)Public Finance

Fee Schedule

The fee for each program is mentioned in the table below.

Programs No. of Semesters Admission Fee Total Program Fee Convocation & Alumni Fee Caution Deposit
Domicile Non-domicile
BA (Hons.) Economics Program(3 Years) 6 10,000 90,000 1,05,000 6,000 5,000

Domicile: To avail the domicile benefits in the program fee, candidate domicile certificate is required at the time of registration

Program Fee: Program Fee is to be paid in equal installments as shown against the respective program.

Note: Ph.D. program fee mentioned above is for the minimum duration of the program. Students have to pay the respective semester fee to continue in the program, if he/she takes additional time beyond the stipulated minimum duration.

Convocation Fee of Rs. 1,000 and Alumni Fee of Rs. 5,000 is to be paid along with the program fee of final semester

Caution Deposit: All students are required to pay the caution deposit along with the first semester fee. The caution deposit will be refunded without interest after adjusting dues, on completion of the respective program.

Merit Scholarships Scheme 2024

The ICFAI University, Dehradun offers merit scholarships to students pursuing the UG & PG programs. These scholarships are based on past academic record and semester-wise performance.

A. Based on Past Academic Record

The past academic percentage will be calculated for the eligibility program on the basis of all courses studied during the program. He/ she should not have any backlog (RRA/NC/ RC) in the semester. He/ she should have scored 6 or more GPA in the semester. Students facing any disciplinary action will not be considered for scholarship. Students who have availed fee waiver are not eligible for scholarship.

Note: Students are required to pay complete semester fee on or before the registration date.

The details are presented in the following table:

Merit Scholarships Scheme 2024
Programs Percentage achieved in qualifying examination
≥ 90% ≥ 80% to < 90% ≥ 70% to < 80%
Amount of Scholarship * (In Rs.)
BA (Hons.) Economics Program (3 Years) 27,000 22,500 18,000

Above Scholarship amount would be adjusted equally in 6 installments for 3 year Programs;

Academic Performance (CGPA) Category I Category II Category II
≥ 9.00 ≥ 8.50 -< 9.00 ≥ 8.00 -< 8.50
Programs No. of Semesters Amount of Scholorship per semester* (In Rs.)
BA (Hons.) Economics Program (3 Years) 6 4,500 3,300 2,250