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Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy M.A. Economics 2018

Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy M.A. (Economics) Program 2018 through Entrance Exam

Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy M.A. Economics 2018 - The Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy (autonomous), University of Mumbai has invited applications for admissions to M.A. Post Graduate Degree Program in Economics for year 2018-20

Admission to the M.A.(Credit-Based) Program is based on a nationwide Competitive Entrance Examination. The Entrance Exam for 2018-20 will be held on Sunday, 24th June 2018


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Important Dates

  • Last Date for issuance of application forms in the MSE-PP: 10th May 2018
  • Completed application forms should reach the MSE-PP Office by 31st May 2018
  • Date of Entrance Test: 24th June 2018



  • Students from outside the University of Mumbai will be admitted subject to their obtaining a provisional eligibility certificate from the Eligibility Section of the University of Mumbai for theM.A. [Economics] Course
  • For purpose of obtaining eligibility, candidates have to submit all the documents required by the eligibility section in stipulated time else their names may not be considered for admission
  • Students obtaining at least 45% marks in Third/Final year (or equivalent) of University of Mumbai in the graduate exam and 50% marks in Third/Final year of other Universities ( any recognised Indian or foreign University) will be eligible to apply for the entrance test
  • Students inthe last year of their graduation can also do so; however, their final admission to the course would depend on their having obtained the required marks at the graduation exam
  • The requirement for minimum marks will be relaxed for students belonging to the SC/ST and other reserved categories only from the state of Maharashtra as per Govt./University rules(40%marks in Third/Final year for students belonging to all reserved categories of the University of Mumbai and 45% for other than University of Mumbai)


Entrance Exam Pattern

  • Separate merit lists will be prepared for general and reserved category students as per relevant Govt. Rules
  • Though a category-wise merit list of all examinees will be computed, successive lists will be put up to fill in remaining vacancies
  • Details of the Entrance Test are available on the website of the MSE-PP/University.
  • There will be 2 papers of 50 marks each
  • Paper-I: Analytical & Reasoning Ability at the level of Graduate Record Exam(GRE) (50 marks)
  • Paper-II: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics (40 marks) & Indian Economy (10 marks)
  • The following is an indicative list of texts for Paper-II
  • Microeconomics: Demand Theory, Theory of Firm, Market Structures, and Theory of Distribution (Schaum Series: Theory & Problems of Microeconomics: Lipschutz)
  • Macroeconomics: National Income Accounting, Money & Banking including Inflation,Keynesian Models of National Income Determination (David Begg, Stanley Fischer and Rudiger Dornbusch Second Edition: Part 4: On Macroeconomics, McGraw-Hill, 1987)
  • Indian Economy: B.A. level (Indian Economy: Its Development Experience, S.K. Misra and V.K. Puri; Indian Economy, Dutt and K. Sundaram)


Application Process

  • Application forms and prospectus may be purchased from the MSE-PP on all Working days (2nd & 4th Saturday are holidays)
  • Entrance Exam are available on https://archive.mu.ac.in/arts/social_science/eco/information Entrance%20Test.pdf
  • Duly filled forms with all necessary documents can be sent along with a DD of Rs.150/- (Rs.50/- for students belonging to reserved categories), payable to the ‘Finance & Accounts Officer, University of Mumbai’, by post to "The Director, Mumbai School of Economics & Public Policy (Autonomous), University of Mumbai,Vidyanagari, Santacruz (E), Mumbai 400098", along with a self-addressed stamped envelope
  • Candidate’s name and address should be mentioned in capital letters behind the demand draft
  • Payment in any other form will not be accepted. No cheques will be accepted under any circumstances


Hall Tickets

  • Hall tickets and other details will be sent to the Students in the envelopes provided by them prior to the exam. Those who cannot find their names in the list must contact the MSE-PP for the same
  • Internet Download: Application forms for the Entrance Test can also be downloaded from the University of Mumbai Website https://archive.mu.ac.in/


University of Mumbai

Mumbai School of Economics and Public Policy (Autonomous), University of Mumbai 3rd floor, Justice M.G. Ranade Bhawan, Vidyanagari, Mumbai-400098, Website https://archive.mu.ac.in/