Department of Business Economics, University of Delhi has opened admission to its flagship course, MBA (Business Economics). The last date to apply is 7th January, 2016. Admissions will be done on the basis of CAT scores.
The course, MBA (Business Economics), is an updated programme evolved from the course that Department of Business Economics was earlier known for, a Master’s Program in Business Economics (MBE). MBE combined fundamentals of economic analysis with the practical aspects of business. The entrance exam for MBE has been replaced with CAT scores being the grounds for admission for MBA (BE). In addition to its Masters programme, the department also administers Ph.D. programs in varied business and economic research fields.
USP of MBA (Business Economics)
The 2 year course offers dual specialization in any two of the following: Business Finance, Quantitative Techniques in Business, Marketing and Distribution, and Economics. In addition, the course has a unique Business Analytics edge over its counterparts due its high emphasis on Econometric techniques.
CAT results will be used for shortlisting candidates. Apart from that, the eligibility criteria states that one should be a graduate (Under 10+2+3/4) in any discipline, with at least 50% marks from the University of Delhi or any other University recognized as equivalent thereto with Maths/Business Maths at class XII level.
Fees Amount is Rs.12,376.00 at the time of admission for the current year. The application fee is Rs.1,100/- (Rs.600 for SC/ST/PC candidates). Candidates who wish to apply for on-campus hostel accommodation have to apply separately at the hostels (Geetanjali for Women and Aravali and Saramati for Men), after completing admission formalities. Forms / Information etc. in this regard are available at the hostels
The 2 year MBA (Business Economics) Programme offers career opportunities in Business Consulting, Business Analytics, Market Research, Brand Management and International Marketing, Supply Chain Management, Insurance and Banking, Equity Research, Risk Management, Environment and Energy Research and Economic Policy.
In 2015, out of 69 participants of the batch, 65 opted for placements on campus, 4 opted for entrepreneurship and PhD, thus exemplifying a mix of students with entrepreneurial bent of mind to research interests.