Master of Science (Quantitative Economics)

The present-day job market provides immense opportunities for Data Analysts, Data Scientists, Research Analysts, Business Analysts, Research Officers, and Statistical data analysts. All these positions are available in Government, Private, Corporate and MNC organisations. These specialised positions require a good knowledge of Statistics, Maths, Economics and Computer Data Analysis Software Packages. Most of the higher education institutions are offering convention post-graduate programs in pure Statistics, Maths or Economics. A combination of all the three disciplines which makes the student more suitable for the emerging employment opportunities does not exit in almost all Universities and Colleges in India. 

In order to fill this gap and make the student adequately trained in Quantitative and Software skills required for the positions of Analysts, the post-graduate program, M.Sc. (Quantitative Economics) is started in CSIBER, Kolhapur since 2016-17

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The post-graduate program, M.Sc. (Quantitative Economics) has been started in CSIBER, Kolhapur from 2016-17.  The program focuses on combination of discipline sof Statistics, Maths and Economics.
The program is targeted at meeting the needs of the industry I the form of Data Analysts, Data Scientists, Research Analysts, Business Analysts, Research Officers, and Statistical data analysts.

Objectives of the Program

  • The specific objectives of Master’s Degree Program are:
  • To provide training in Quantitative Techniques for analyzing economic problems.
  • To train the students in the use of economic software packages
  • To prepare students for placement as economic analysts in Banks, Financial Institutions and Govt. organizations.
  • To provide all the skills and knowledge for making the student an applied economist.  

Program Specific Outcome (PSOs)

The specific objectives of the Master’s degree course are:

PSO 1: To provide training in Quantitative Techniques for analysing economic problems

PSO 2: To train the students in the use of economic software packages

PSO 3: To prepare the students for placement as economic analysts in banks, financial institutions and Govt. organizations

PSO 4: To provide all the skills and knowledge for making the student an applied economist

 

STRUCTURE OF M. SC. (QUANTITATIVE ECONOMICS)

2019-20

SEMESTER-I

Sub.

Code

Subject

Credits

Contact

Hours

Int.

Marks

Ext. Marks

Total

Marks

CC-101

History of Economic Thought

4

60

40

60

100

CC-102

Microeconomics

4

60

40

60

100

CC-103

Mathematics for Economic Analysis

4

60

40

60

100

DSE-101

(Any one)

DSE-101-A Statistical Methods for       Economics

DSE-102-B Demography

 

4

 

60

 

40

 

60

 

100

GE-101

(Any one)

GE-101-A Environment& Development

GE-101-B Office Automation

GE-101-C Fundamentals of Management

GE-101-D Indian Social Problems & Services

4

60

40

60

100

AEC-101

AEC-101-A: Introduction to Ms-Excel 

4

60

40

60*

100

 

Total Credits

24

360

240

360

600

*There will be no written exam for AEC-101-A. However, there will be external evaluation at the end of the semester which will be coordinated by the department.

 

ELIGIBILITY FOR ADMISSION TO M.Sc. (Quantitative Economics)

 

Graduates in B. Com, B.B.A, BCA, BA (Economics), B.Sc. (Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science)

 

CHH. SHAHU INSTITUTE OF BUSINESS EDUCATION & RESEARCH (CSIBER), KOLHAPUR- 416 004

 

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

 

ACADEMIC CALENDAR FOR   M.Sc. (Quantitative Economics) FOR THE YEAR 2019-20 

Reopening day   17-06-2019


 

Teaching Schedule: M.Sc. (Q.E.). Semester – I & III

 

Duration dates

Teaching Hrs. per day

No. of working Days 

Total Teaching Hours

08-07-2019

13-07-2019

02

06

      (06 x 02) = 12

15-07-2019

20-07-2019

02

06

      (06 X 02) = 12

22-07-2019

Sem-I 

31-072019

05

09

        (09x05) = 45

01-08-2019

31-08-2019

05

24

(24 X 05)   = 120

02-09-2019

30-09-2019

05

23

(23 X 05)   = 115

01-10-2019

19-10-2019

05

14

        (14 X05)   = 70

21st October, 2019 to 2nd November 2019: Diwali Vacation

04-11-2019

30-11-2019

05

24

(24 X 05)   = 120

 

Total

 

106

494

 


 

Preparation Period1st Dec’ 2019 to 3rd Dec’ 2019

Semester-I End Examination: 4th Dec’ to 31st December’2019



 

Teaching Schedule: M.Sc. (Q.E.). Semester – II  & IV

 

Duration dates

Teaching Hrs. per day

No. of working Days 

             (90 days)

Total Teaching Hours

01-01-2020

31-01-2020

05

27

(27 X 05)   = 135

01-02-2020

29-02-2020

05

25

(25 X 05)   = 125

01-03-2020

31-03-2020

05

25

(25X 05)   = 125

01-04-2020

15-04-2020

05

13

(13x05) = 65

 

Total 

 

90

          450

 

  

Number of Working Days                :    106 + 90 = 196

Total number of Contact Hours for M. Sc.(Q.E.). Sem- I    :    470 hrs

Total number of Contact Hours for M. Sc.(Q.E.).SemI- III    :    494 hrs 

Total number of Contact Hours for M. Sc.(Q.E.).SemI- II    :    450 hrs

Total number of Contact Hours for M. Sc.(Q.E.).SemI- IV    :    450 hrs


 

Events:

Welcome  Function    :    August                    Traditional Day     :    December

Sports Event:        December                Outstation Organisation Visit    :January

Farewell Function    :    March


 

List of Holidays:


 

1.

Republic Day

5.

Ambedkar Jayanti

9.    

Bakari Eid

2.

Rang Panchhami

6.

Maharashtra Day

10.

Ganesh Chaturthi

3.

Gudi Padva

7.

Ramjan Eid

11.

Dasara

4.

Shiv Jayanti

8.

Independence Day

12.

Christmas

 





 

End of Academic year 2019-20: 11/05/2020        Reopening Day of Academic year 2020-21: 15/06/2020



 

Dr. T. V. G. Sarma                                                                                                    Prof. Dr. M.M. Ali

Head, Department of Economics.                                                                                    Director

 

 

 

FAQS

Q.1. Is M.Sc,(Quantitative Economics)degree given by University of CSIBER Institute?

A.1. M.Sc.(QE) degree is offered by Shivaji University, Kolhapur. Since CSIBER is an Autonomous Institute under Shivaji University, the course is designed by CSIBER and final degree is give by the University.

Q.2. Does M.Sc.(Quantitative Economics) have approval of Statutory Bodies?

A.2. Yes. The program M.Sc.(Q.E.) has been started from the academic year 2016-17 after getting the approvals from Shivaji University, Kolhapur, and Government of Maharashtra. The degree is mentioned in the Govt Gazette.

Q.3.  Is M.Sc,(Quantitative Economics) under Arts or Science faculty?

A.3. The M.Sc.(Q.E.) degree is under Faculty of Science of Shivaji University, Kolhapur?

Q.4. Can I appear for NET/SET exam after completing M.Sc,(Quantitative Economics)?

A.4. Yes. The candidates passing M.Sc.(Q.E.) or in their final year are eligible to appear for NET/SET in economics.

Q.5. What is the eligibility criteria for taking admission to M.Sc,(Quantitative Economics) program?

A.5. Graduates in B.Com, BBA, BCA, BA (Economics), B.Sc. (Physics, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science) are eligible to apply for the program

 

Q.6. Are B.E/B.Tech students eligible to apply for the course?

A.6. As on date B.E/B.Tech students are not eligible for this program. But a request letter is already sen to the University to include B.E./B.Tech students who have done a paper in Economics/Maths/Statistics in the eligibility. The response is awaited.

Q.6. What are the job prospects of the M.Sc.(Quantitative Economics) program?

A.6.  The M.Sc.(Q.E) program focuses on jobs as Data Analyst, Data Scientist, Economic Analyst, Statistical Analyst, Research Officer, Research Analyst, Research Associate. 

Q.7. Are there reservations for backward class students in the M.Sc,(Quantitative Economics) program?

A.7. Yes.Reservation for special categories such as SC, ST, NT, OBC, etc. will be as per the rules of Government of Maharashtra  and Shivaji University, Kolhapur

Q.8. Can I apply for Government jobs after completing M.Sc.(Quantitative Economics)?

A.8. Yes. For all Government Research and Data Analysis positions in IES, ISS, MPSC, Public Sector banks, Universities and Research Institutions,  M.Sc.(Q.E.) students are eligible.

 

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