Economics has always been an important subject and offers variety of career across industries at both national level and international arena. The students of economics are required to have insight as how the economy functions at both macro and micro level and be able to establish linkages with various issues. Economics as a subject can be studied from the level 10+2. But to make a career in economics one should normally have a postgraduate degree although a few careers may be available after graduating with economics as one of the subjects. Study of economics covers economic principles, theories, money, banking, foreign trade, public finance, national and global economy etc. Specialization is available in the branches like rural development, agricultural economics, international economics, finance, insurance, developmental economics, behavioral economics, labour economics, statistics, econometric and like. Most of the Indian universities and many of its affiliated colleges offer postgraduate courses in economics. With a graduate qualification in economics one can become an investigator in
Central government for which Union Public Service Commission conducts a selection process every year. With a
Postgraduate qualification, the opportunities are many. You may appear for the prestigious Indian Economic Service
(IES) examination conducted by UPSC.As an IES officer one gets the opportunity to work in Planning Commission,
Central Government Departments and agencies etc. If one has an aptitude for data and figures joining an advertising or market research agency, where collection, analyses and research of data is a regular practice to come out with trends based on which marketing, production and advertising initiatives can be explored.
Economics is a very important branch of study. The students graduating in the subject are awarded B. Sc. Degree. A graduate in Economics can be employed in banking, finance, insurance, stock markets, sales and marketing as well as corporations like consulting firms or government. Economics graduates can undertake postgraduate study to choose teaching and research career in academic Institutions.