Career Options for (BA Economics) other than MBA or IAS

An Economics degree qualifies you for a career in journalism, mass communications, advertising, chartered accountancy, company secretaryship, insurance and cost accountancy among others.


A Masters in economics will qualify you to enter the Indian Economic Service after clearing the Economic Service Examination conducted by the Union Public Services Commission. A Masters will also facilitate entry as a management trainee into the corporate sector or into financial institutions which usually employ economists in research positions. Vis-à-vis the company secretary’s study programme, contact the Western India Regional Office of ICSI, No.13, Jolly Maker Chambers, II Nariman Point, Mumbai 400 021.