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Programmes Available
  Name Duration Total Seats Fee (in. Rs.)
1 Master of Arts (Business Economics) 2 years in 4 sems. 25 Seats (+05 Non-Subsidised)  
2 Master of Arts (Economics) 2 years in 4 sems.

50 Seats (+05 Non-Subsidised)

 
3 Diploma in Population Studies

One  Academic Year (Annual)

10 Seats (+ 05 Non-Subsidised)

Rs.500/- P.M. + Usual tuition fee + other charges.
4 M.Phil 1 year couse in 2 sems. ---  
5 Ph. D.   Subject to availability  
Eligibility
1. Master of Arts (Economics/Buisness Economics)

B.A/ B.Sc./ B.Com/ B.Sc.(Agri)/ B.Sc.(Home Science)/ B.Sc. (Engg) / BBS/  BAMS/GAMS/ B. Parma B.T or B.Ed/ B.Lib.Sc./ B.L./B.V.Sc./B.E./ B.Tech./ Vashista Shastri/./BBA/BCA of University established by law in India at least in second division or with 45% marks or honours in the subject of his study for M.A.".OR

Degree of a foreign University which may be recognised as equivalent for the purpose by the Vice-Chancellor with such conditions as he may impose regarding the additional courses of study which the candidate would be required to pass to qualify for the degree.

Provided further that a candidate who has passed B.A. Pass Examination with atleast 45% marks in the Public Administration or Sociology shall be eligible for admission to M.A. (Pol. Science) and a candidate who has passed the B.A.(Pass) examination with 45% marks in Ancient Indian History and Culture shall be eligible for admission to M.A. History and candidate having Acharya / Vashishta Shastri degree in Sanskrit will be eligible for admission to M.A. Sanskrit. Provided that the candidate having passed either B.Ed. / B.T. examination in second division (both in theory and skill in teaching) or second division in M.Ed. examination or B.A. examination with Sociology or Philosophy with 45% marks in these subjects, shall also be eligible for admission to M.A. Course in Psychology.

Provided that a candidate seeking admission to M.A. Course in the subjects mentioned below must also possess the following minimum qualifications.

Basis of Admission
The admission will be made purely on merit, except where otherwise mentioned, subject to the limitation of seats available and the reservation. The following are the eligibility conditions for admission to various courses, provided further that for the purpose of admission 0.5% and above marks should be considered equal to 1% marks (Notification No. 4-9/94-HPU-Acad. dated 27-6-1995)
2. Diploma in Population Studies

Bachelor's degree(or its equivalent) with at least 50% marks in the aggregate (45% in case of SC/ST) or the Master's degree (or its equivalent) with 45% in aggregate (40% in case of SC/ST). A candidate who has put a minimum 3 years service ;in any institution or department (Government, Semi Government, Corporate Undertaking, Local Self Govt. Bodies, registered  NGOs) shall be given an extra weightage of 5% while preparing the merit for admission.
The eligibility for admission to the course for admission against above Non-Subsidised seats will be the same as provided for other candidates. But the merit for the admission will be determined on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examination plus the weightage of marks in the subject concerned. However, the candidate will need to put a separate application form for  these seats accompanied by the requisite  fees and all other documents on one of three forms in this ;handbook, stating on the form that the application is for supernumerary seats.

The admission will be made purely on merit, except where otherwise mentioned, subject to the limitation of seats available and the reservation. The following are the eligibility conditions for admission to various courses, provided further that for the purpose of admission 0.5% and above marks should be considered equal to 1% marks (Notification No. 4-9/94-HPU-Acad. dated 27-6-1995)

3. Master of Philosophy(M.Phil.)
M.Phil. is a full time regular course of study pursued by regular attendance in classes and seminars. A candidate seeking admission to the M.Phil course must have at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST) in the subject concerned at Master's  level. The qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for admission to Master of Philosophy (M.Phil.) shall be 50% (at per with Ph.D.). In case of SC/ST candidates, qualifying marks in the Entrance Test shall be 45%.
4. Doctor of Philosophy (Ph. D.)
Ph.D. is a full time regular course of study pursued by regular attendance in classes and seminars. A candidate seeking admission to the Ph. D. course must have at least 55% marks (50% in case of SC/ST) in the subject concerned at Master's  level. The qualifying marks in the Entrance Test for admission shall be 50%. In case of SC/ST candidates, qualifying marks in the Entrance Test are 45%.
Faculty
 
Name
Designation
Tel. No.
E-Mail
1 Dr. Sikander Kumar Professor & chairpersion 801,2833801  
2 Dr. (Ms.) Aparna Negi Professor 802,2833802  
3 Sh. Inder Kumar Supdt. 700  
Facilities
  1. Computer systems with Internet facility.
  2. Department's own Library.
Contact Us
Chairperson
Department of Economics
Himachal Pradesh University,
Summer Hill, Shimla, PIN 171 005

Tel. No.
91-177-2833801

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