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B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science

Master the art of using complex models & theories, and acquire highly sought after technical skills in data analysis.

  • Start date: August 5th, 2023
  • Duration: 3 Years
  • Time commitment: Full Time
  • Program fee: Rs. 3,62,000

About the Program

Our B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science is designed to produce graduates trained in the application of knowledge in economics to real-life economic, financial, ethical and analytical problems encountered in the economy. The course will enable you to effectively apply the acquired knowledge and skills to situations of economic, institutional and policy making both in governance and industry. This unique course offers the opportunity of studying the traditional curriculum in economics alongside advanced data analytics and data science methods.

The B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science has a rigorous focus on quantitative techniques and research methods which will orient the students in dealing with economic problems with a practical and analytical approach. The comprehensive and wide scope of the course ensures you receive extensive experience of the current issues and crisis of the world especially that of the emerging economies.

The Chitkara University Experience

Why Study B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science

Top Reasons
  • Acquire specialist knowledge
  • Global job opportunities
  • Higher employability
  • Attain superior analytical skills
  • High earning potential
  • Rapid job growth
  • Fastest growing industry
Learning Outcomes
  • Use data and data analytic methods to evaluate policies, understand trends of macroeconomic aggregates.
  • Acquire the ability to identify and formulate practically relevant questions and issues in varied economic aspects.
  • Master the use of statistical softwares used in government, industry, and academia.
  • Comprehend the methodological foundations of analytical techniques.

Curriculum

The first year focuses on courses including introductory microeconomics and macroeconomics, statistical techniques for economics and mathematical techniques for economics. The second year comprises intermediate microeconomics and macroeconomics, introductory econometrics, Indian Economy, public economics and development economics. In third year, students have the option to pursue electives apart from intensive focus on Applied Econometrics and Financial Economics. Students will also have the opportunity to take part in a 6-month internship in the last semester with major financial institutions and government organisations.

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Eligibility

To pursue a B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science at Chitkara University you must have –
  • Passed Class 12th with minimum 50% marks.
  • Qualified the Group Discussion and Personal Interview round at Chitkara University.

Please note that we also accept Pearson Test Score and SAT Score for admission.

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Career Opportunities

Our B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science students may look forward to a progressive and a gratifying career as, but not limited to –

  • Data Engineer
  • Economist
  • Data Scientist
  • Data Analyst
  • Investment Analyst
  • Investment Administrator
  • Economic Researcher
  • Sales Analyst
  • Financial Service Manager
  • Securities Analyst Trainee
  • Cost Estimator
  • Customer Profit Analyst
  • Portfolio Manager

How to Apply

In order to pursue B.A. (Hons.) in Economics with Data Science, the students can start their application by –

  • Downloading the admission form from the Chitkara University website, or getting it from the nearest bookstore to your place.
  • Duly fill in the admission form, attaching the required certificates, and send it to the Chief Admissions Officer at Chitkara University.
  • Next, details filled out in the form and certificates attached will be verified.
  • Upon the successful completion of the verification, you will get a message from the Relationship Manager assigned to you for further assistance.

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