BA Economics (Hons.)

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  • BACHELOR OF ARTS IN ECONOMICS (HONORS)
    • The world economy has been witnessing economic transformation and social changes. The knowledge of economics is essential to understand the fast moving market dynamics and it implication for economic decision. A under graduate course in economics create a strong foundation for career growth exclusively in the field of economics as well as in the diverse field of social and management education for higher education. The Birla Global University (BGU) believes in imparting quality education with cutting edge course curriculum .The BA Economics (Hons.) at BGU will obviously be a right course selection for the perspective students

  • PROGRAMME OBJECTIVES
    • The objective of BA Economics (Hons) is inculcate a deep knowledge of economics at the under graduate level which will the students to peruse career in economics and for higher education. The course structure has been designed in such a way that it is applied by nature and theoretical by base which exposes the students to both theoretical and practical approach of economics.

  • SCHOLARSHIP
    • Scholarship Available for Meritorious Students. To know more about Scholarship Contact Mr Pranab Das 9776129900

  • CBCS CREDIT SYSTEM-A GENERAL VIEW
    • The University Grants Commission (UGC) has initiated measures to bring equity, efficiency and excellence in the higher education system in the country. This includes innovation and improvement in curriculum, teaching learning process, examination and evaluation system besides governance and other matters. In order to ensure physical and digital mobility of students across the country the UGC has introduced the CBCS system to be implemented by all Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) in the country. Specifically, the uniform Grading System is considered as a remarkable improvement over the conventional marks system. It ensures effective mobility of talent and also performance assement by potential employers. The entire course structure has been so designed that it ideally combines courses namely Ability Enhancement Course (Compulsory) - AECC , Ability Enhancement Elective Course - AEEC (Value Based or Skill Based) ,Generic Elective Course (Inter Disciplinary) and Core Courses which are in conformity with the CBCS system introduced by the UGC.

  • SEMESTER WISE NO. OF PAPERS AND CREDITS
    • Year - I, Semester -I
      Course Code
      Course Type
      Course Name
      Lecture
      Tutorial
      Practical
      Total Credit
      ECC 101
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-1
      Introductory Micro Economics -I
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 102
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-2
      Introductory Macro Economics -I
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 103
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-3
      Mathematical Methods for Economics -I
      5
      1
      0
      6
      SEC 101
      Skill Enhancement Course(SEC)-1
      Business Communication and Professional English
      3
      1
      0
      4
      GEC 101
      Generic Elective Course(Interdisciplinary)-1
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      Total Credit =28
      Year - I, Semester -II
      Course Code
      Course Type
      Course Name
      Lecture
      Tutorial
      Practical
      Total Credit
      ECC 201
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-4
      Introductory Micro Economics -II
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 202
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-5
      Introductory Macro Economics -II
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 203
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-6
      Mathematical Methods for Economics -II
      5
      1
      0
      6
      SEC 201
      Skill Enhancement Course(SEC)-2
      Data Analysis and Computer Application
      3
      1
      0
      4
      GEC 201
      Generic Elective Course(Interdisciplinary)-2
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      Total Credit =28
      Year - II, Semester -III
      Course Code
      Course Type
      Course Name
      Lecture
      Tutorial
      Practical
      Total Credit
      ECC 301
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-7
      Statistical Methods for Economics
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 302
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-8
      Development Economics-I
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 303
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-9
      Indian Economy-I
      5
      1
      0
      6
      AECC 305
      Ability Enhancement Compulsory Course(AECC)-3
      Environmental Studies
      3
      1
      0
      4
      GEC 306
      Generic Elective Course(Interdisciplinary)-3
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      Total Credit =28
      Year - II, Semester -IV
      Course Code
      Course Type
      Course Name
      Lecture
      Tutorial
      Practical
      Total Credit
      ECC 401
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-10
      Elementary Econometrics
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 402
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-11
      Development Economics-II
      5
      1
      0
      6
      ECC 403
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-12
      Indian Economy-II
      5
      1
      0
      6
      AEC 405
      Ability Enhancement Course(AEC)-4
      Personality Development for Corporate Readiness
      3
      1
      0
      4
      GEC 406
      Generic Elective Course(Interdisciplinary)-4
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      Total Credit =28
      Year - III, Semester -V
      Course Code
      Course Type
      Course Name
      Lecture
      Tutorial
      Practical
      Total Credit
      ECC 501
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-13
      Public Economics
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DSC 501
      Discipline Specific Course-DSC)-1
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DSC 502
      Discipline Specific Course-DSC)-2
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DSC 503
      Discipline Specific Course-DSC)-3
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      SIP
      Summer
      Internship
      Project
       
       
       
      6
      6
      Total Credit =30
      Year - III, Semester -VI
      Course Code
      Course Type
      Course Name
      Lecture
      Tutorial
      Practical
      Total Credit
      ECC 601
      Economics Core Course(ECC)-14
      Money Banking and Financial
      Institution
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DSC 601
      Discipline Specific Course-DSC)-4
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DSC 602
      Discipline Specific Course-DSC)-5
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DSC 603
      Discipline Specific Course-DSC)-6
       
      5
      1
      0
      6
      DIS-II
      Dissertation
       
       
       
      6
      6
      Total Credit =30



      Note: The Summer Internship Project should be completed during the summer gap between IV semester and V Semester and the mark will be included in the V Semester grade sheet. The above program structure is subject to change according decision of the Board of Studies, L- Lecture,TTutorial, P-Practical
       

      Click here to download BA Economics (Honors) Program Structure

       

  • REGULATION
    • 1. The Bachelor of Economics Honors, under CBCS, a three year full-time Degree Programme, shall have six semesters. After successful completion of the six semesters, a BA Economics (Hons.) Degree will be awarded to qualified students.

      2. Duration: The duration of the programme shall be 3 years with 6 semesters. Odd semester is from July to December (i.e. 1st , 3rd , 5th semester) and even semester is from January to June (i.e. 2nd , 4th , 6th semester). The examination shall be held tentatively in the month of December and May for odd and even semesters respectively.

      3. Span Period: No students shall be admitted as a candidate for the examination for any part/s or semester/s after the lapse of six years from the date of admission to the first semester of the BA Economics(H) programme

      5. Eligibility Criteria for Admission: The candidate should have passed +2 Examination of C.H.S.E., Odisha or its equivalent in any discipline with minimum 50% marks in aggregate. The selection would be based on the career and written test with equal weightage.

      6. Attendance: A student has to secure a minimum of 75% of attendance in each paper of a Semester to be permitted to sit for the Semester examination. In case a candidate is unable to acquire the stipulated attendance at the end of any Semester, he/she shall not be allowed to appear the end semester examination of that semester.

      7. Classes:
      a. Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 6 credits ‾ 50 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
      b. Non-practical subjects of 100 marks with 4 credits ‾ 30 lecture classes and 10 tutorial classes
      c. Non-practical subjects of 50 marks with 2 credits ‾ 20 lecture classes
      d. Practical subject of 100 marks with 6 credits 40 lecture classes and 20 practical classes.
      e. Practical subjects of 100 marks with 4 credits 25 lecture classes 15 tutorial classes.
      f. practical subjects of 50 marks with 2 credits 10 lecture classes and 10 practical classes.

      8. Scheme of Examination:

      a. Paper setting norms Paper setting norms may be incorporated in the policy rules and details will be separately mentioned in “ Examination and Evaluation Policy ”

      b. Class Tests/Quizzes/Presentation There shall be class tests/ quizzes/ presentation etc. for each paper carrying maximum of 10 marks ⁄ 5 marks for 100 ⁄ 50 marks paper respectively.

      c. Mid Semester Examination: The duration of the examination will be of one hour and maximum marks will be 20 for a 100 marks paper and 10 for 50 marks paper. The concerned faculty member should ensure that the coverage prior to mid-term examination is minimum first and second unit of the paper and the questions will be set from the covered units. The questions will be set in such a manner that to answer them knowledge of both the units will be required. If a candidate fails to appear or failed in the mid-term examination, with the permission of the concerned course teacher he/she can appear at the compensatory mid-term examination before the end semester examination. This would be held once only.

      d. End Semester Examination: The end semester examination will be held on consecutive days. There will be one sitting per day. The duration of the examination will be 3 hours for a 70 marks and 2 hours for a 35 marks paper.

      e. A paper having no practical shall consist of three components as (i) Mid-Semester Exam. 20% (ii) End-Semester Exam. 70% (iii) Continuous evaluation in term of class tests, quizzes, case study and class participation etc. 10%

      NB- However if the concerned teacher of a paper wants he/she can exercise his/her discretion with regard to conduct of mid-semester examination and continues evaluation. The papers having practical examinations shall consist of three components as :
      i. Mid-Semester Exam.(Theory) 20 %
      ii. End-Semester exam. (Theory) 50 %
      iii. Practical Exam. 30 %


      f. Odd semester examination (1st, 3rd , 5th ) shall be conducted in the month of December and Even semester (2nd , 4th ,6th ) shall be conducted the month of May.

      g. The dates of examination shall be reflected in the Academic calendar.

      h. A candidate has to secure at least 5 grade points both in theory and practical separately to pass the paper and 6 CGPA in aggregate in order to pass the examination.

      i. Award of Distinction: Students securing 6 CGPA in first attempt shall be awarded BA Economics(H) with Distinction. Distinction will not be awarded to candidates with back papers.

      j.Conduct of Examination English shall be the medium of instruction and examination.

      k. Back/Repeat
      A candidate who secures less than 5 grade points in individual paper in odd ⁄ even semester may appear the said paper in the following odd/even semester subject a maximum of two times with the span period of the course. However, if a candidate fails in the aggregate, he ⁄ she may appear in any paper of that semester to improve the aggregate subject to a maximum of two times within the span period.

      9. Evaluation System: The semester system of examination will have internal system of valuation with a Board for Conducting Examiners to pass the result.

      10. Publication of Results: The result will be published within one month from the date of last examination held.
      Grading System: Grade Mark Secured from 10 Points

      Performance
      Letter Grade
      Range of Marks
      Grade Point
      Outstanding
      ‘ O ’
      90 - =< 100
      10
      Excellent
      ‘ A+ ’
      80 - < 90
      9
      Very Good
      ‘ A ’
      70 - < 80
      8
      Good
      ‘ B+ ’
      60 - < 70
      7
      Above Average
      ‘ B ’
      50 - < 60
      6
      Average & Pass
      ‘ C ’
      40 - < 50
      5
      Failed
      ‘ F ’
      Below 40
      0
      Absent
      ‘ Ab ’
      -
      0

      N.B. A Candidate has to secure 5 grade points to pass in each of the Papers A transitory letter grade I (carrying points 2) shall be introduced for cases where the results are incomplete. This grade shall automatically be converted into appropriate grade(s) as and when the results are complete. A student’s level of competence shall be categorized by a GRADE POINT AVERAGE to be specified as:
      SGPA ‾ Semester Grade Point Average
      CGPA ‾ Cumulative Grade Point Average (a) POINT ‾ Integer equivalent of each letter grade (b) CREDIT ‾ Integer signifying the relative emphasis of individual course item(s) in a semester as indicated by the Course structure and syllabus.
      In addition to the points, the actual mark secured shall also be reflected in the Grade Sheet / Transcript of Marksheet.

      After successfully completion of the six semester examination students will be awarded Bachelor Degree in Arts(H).

      (However, in case of Distinction, a student has to secure 50% of marks in six semesters in one / first chance)

      The regulation is subject to modification as and when necessary. The Syllabus shall remain valid from 2016-17 Admission Batch.

      11. Credit Transfer There shall be a committee consisting of 3 experts from among the faculty of Schools to take appropriate decision on credit transfer in case of equivalent course.

      12. Unfair means in Examination: Any unfair means adopted by any examinee in any examination conducted by the University shall be punishable as per rules of the University

      13. Common Grace Mark Rule: This rule shall be made applicable in case of those candidates who after receiving such grace clear the end-term examination. However, the maximum grace mark is restricted to 2% of the total marks of the semester examination, provided further that the grace mark in any paper shall not exceed 10% of the maximum marks in that subject.
       

       

  • FEE STRUCTURE

    • Academic Fees for BA Economics (Hons.)


      Particulars
      1st Installment
      2nd Installment
      3rd Installment
      4th Installment
      5th Installment
      6th Installment

      Total Rs. 3,00,000.00 (Tuition Fees)

      As per Admission
      offer letter
      Rs. 67,000.00*#

      15th Dec 2019
      Rs. 50,000,00

      15th June 2020
      Rs.52,000.00#

      15th Dec 2020
      Rs.50,000,00

      15th June 2021
      Rs.52,000/-#

      15th Dec 2021
      Rs.50,000/-

      *Includes Medical Insurance: Rs.2000/-, Library Security: Rs7,500/- & General Security: Rs. 7,500/-
      (Both Library & general security amounts are refundable on completion of Programme subject to clearance).
      # includes Medical Insurance: Rs.2000/-.

      Hostel (Optional)
      Lodging & Boarding expenses (Subject to revision every year)

       


      Triple Occupancy
      Installments
      1st Installment
      2nd Installment
      3rd Installment
      4th Installment
      5th Installment
      6th Installment
      Due Date
      15th June 2019
      15th Dec 2019
      15th June 2020
      15th Dec 2020
      15th June 2021
      15th Dec 2021
      Lodging ( A/C Accommodation)
      Rs. 29,000
      Rs. 29,000
      Rs. 29,000
      Rs. 29,000
      Rs. 29,000
      Rs. 29,000
      Boarding
      Rs. 30,000
      Rs. 30,000
      Rs. 30,000
      Rs. 30,000
      Rs. 30,000
      Rs. 30,000
      Laundry
      Rs. 2000
      Rs. 20000
      Rs. 2000
      Rs. 2000
      Rs. 2000
      Rs. 2000
      Total Charges
      Rs. 61,000
      Rs. 61,000
      Rs. 61,000
      Rs. 61,000
      Rs. 61,000
      Rs. 61,000


      *Two separate Demand Drafts should be made for Lodging & Mess charges respectively as per any one of the options given in the above table.

      Note:
      1. Student should preserve this schedule for timely payment of fees to avoid penalty for late fee deposition.
      2. No notice or reminder will be sent to student or his/her parents.
      3. No separate letter will be issued for Bank Education Loan.
      4. Demand Draft should be made in the name of "BIRLA GLOBAL UNIVERSITY" Payable at Bhubaneswar.



      NAME OF THE ACCOUNT HOLDER - BIRLA GLOBAL UNIVERSITY

      BANK NAME - UCO BANK

      ACCOUNT NUMBER - 31090110011430

      IFSC CODE - UCBA0003109

 

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