MEC IGNOU Master of Arts (Economics) Check full details of eligibility, fee structure, payment method, syllabus and download hall ticket and solved assignment.

IGNOU MEC Course 2024 Detailed Information

Indira Gandhi Open University has launched the programme Master of Arts (Economics). The course is managed by the School of Social Sciences. The course has been designed in such a way that it covers the core courses that are covered in other universities and as well covers the themes of the emerging areas in economics, insurance finance, and public policy.

These subjects have been covered and updated according to the present scenario of economic liberalization and globalisation. IGNOU has seen to include the interdisciplinary studies by adopting and adding courses such as Public Policy and E-Governance. Some aspects that are covered make it easy for the candidate to understand how our small economic activities can affect the whole economic system.

IGNOU MA Economics Course 2024 Brief Information

Name of UniversityThe Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU)
Name of ProgrammesMaster of Arts (Economics).
MEC IGNOU Course DurationMinimum: 2 years | Maximum: 5 years
Both in the January and July session.
MEC IGNOU Medium of InstructionHindi & English
MEC IGNOU Programme ModeOpen Distance Learning
Programme Co-Ordinator(s)Prof. Saguaro Sen, Ph. 011-29572716
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MPA IGNOU (Economics) Course Eligibility Criteria

Bachelor’s Degree or Higher Degree in in any discipline from a recognized University.

IGNOU MEC Fees Structure

No.IGNOU Fees StructureAmount
1.Total FeeRs. 16,000/-
2.Fee Per YearRs. 8,000/-
3.Registration FeesRs. 200/-

MEC IGNOU Syllabus Details

IGNOU (Master of Arts) Economics 1st Year Syllabus Details

  • MEC 101 – Microeconomic Analysis
  • MEC 2 – Macroeconomic Analysis
  • MEC 103 – Quantitative Methods
  • MEC 4 – Economics of Growth and Development
  • MEC 105 – Indian Economic Policy

IGNOU (Master of Arts) Economics 2nd Year Syllabus Details

  • MEC 106 – Public Economics
  • MEC 7 – International Trade and Finance
  • MEC 108 – Economics of Social Sector and Environment
  • MEC 109 – Research Methods in Economics
  • MECE 1 – Econometric Methods
  • MECE 3 – Actuarial Economics: Theory and Practice
  • MECE 4 – Financial Institutions and Markets
  • MECP 101 – Project Work
  • MWG 11 – Women in the Economy
  • MGSE 9 – Gender Issues in Work Employment and Productivity
  • MEDSE 46 – Development Issues and Perspectives

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Does a candidate need to know Mathematics for taking admission to MEC IGNOU

The candidate needs to be conversant with basic mathematics covered at the +2 level.

Can I get the study material online for MEC IGNOU

Yes, you can get the study material online of MEC IGNOU

How many times admissions are open for the course MEC IGNOU

The admissions are open two times for the course MEC IGNOU

Is the assignment to be submitted in MEC IGNOU

Yes, the assignment has to be submitted in MEC IGNOU.

How many compulsory and how many optional courses the candidate has to complete in the MEC IGNOU course

The candidate has to cover 9 compulsory and two optional courses in MEC IGNOU. In the first year, he has to complete five compulsory and in the second year four compulsory and two optional courses.

Through which online modes can the fees be paid in IGNOU

The candidate can use either the Debit Card or the Credit Card for the payment of fees in IGNOU.