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Bachelor of Education [B.Ed] (Economics)

  • STREAM

    EDUCATION

  • DURATION

    1 YEARS

  • COURSE

    Economics

  • COURSE TYPE

    Graduation

Bachelor of Education in Economics Top Colleges, Syllabus, Scope and Salary

B.Ed. in Economics is a 2-year full-time graduate certificate-level course in education.

The course lays further foundation for higher professional studies in Economics, communications, or law.

Successful completion of graduation in a relevant discipline is the minimum criterion for eligibility for admission to the course.

Such professionals are hired in capacities such as:

  • Teacher, Economist, Econometricians.
  • Public Relations Officer, Industrial organization Economists.
  • Macroeconomists, Monetary Economists, and Political Scientists etc.

Admission to the course is based on the round of counselling conducted after the candidate’s qualification of a relevant entrance test, such as that conducted by the University of Delhi.

Some of the top entrance tests conducted in India for admission to the course are:

The course is offered at leading Indian institutes such as:

The average tuition fee charged for the course in India ranges between INR 25,000 and 1.3 Lacs for a span of 3 years.

Successful graduates of the course can expect anything between INR 2 to 10 lacs as annual salary in the industry, increasing with experience and skill set.

B.Ed. in Economics: Course Highlights

Tabulated below are some of the major highlights of the course:

Course LevelGraduate
Duration3 years
Examination TypeSemester System
EligibilityGraduation from a recognized university
Admission ProcessMerit-based/ Based on counselling after qualification of entrance test.
Course FeeINR 25,000 to 1.3 Lacs
Average Starting SalaryINR 2 to 10 lacs per annum
Top Recruiting CompaniesMedia and Journalism, Publishing, Teaching & research, Advertising & Marketing, HR/ Administration, Hospitality, Translation, Technical Writing, Content Development, Civil Services, etc.
Job PositionsTeacher, Economist, Econometricians, Public Relations Officer, Industrial Economists, Macroeconomists, Monetary Economists, Political Scientists, and such.

B.Ed. in Economics: What is it About?

The discipline of Economics has gained enormous relevance post liberalization, privatization and globalization (LPG), and the merging of the world economy.

Research and paper writing are included as part of the course module. Enrolled students are exposed to analytical techniques through various case studies.

The course aims to build professionals skilled in economic theory and quantitative tools of economic analysis.

The program has been designed to impart advanced learning in economics and business, analysis of economic problems, and evaluation of the implications of economic policy and business planning & strategy.

Top Institutes offering B.Ed. in Economics

Tabulated below are some of the top institutes in India that offer the course:

Name of InstituteCityAverage Fees
Dakshina Bharat Hindi Prachar SabhaChennaiINR 25,000 (course)
Periyar Maniammai UniversityTamil NaduINR 1,30,000 (course)
Krishna Bora B. ED. CollegeAssamINR 90,000 (course)
Anand College of EducationGujaratINR 60,500 (course)
Om College of EducationTamil NaduINR 81,000 (course)
G.D. Bagaria Teachers Training CollegeJharkhandINR 1.5 Lakh (course)
Senthil College of EducationPondicherryINR 66417 (course)
Jangaon College of EducationTelanganaINR 40910 (course)
Sohan Lal DAV College of EducationHaryanaINR 80,565 (course)
Adi Sankara Training CollegeKeralaINR 60000 (course)
Sundarabai B. Patil Women College of EducationKarnatakaINR 79340 (course)
Maharani College of EducationTamil NaduINR 1,00000 (course)
Nandurbar Taluka Vidhayak Samiti s College of EducationMaharashtraINR 60,000 (course)
College of Teacher Education (TW)TelanganaINR 50500 (course)
Shri M.D. Mehta Mahila B.Ed. CollegeGujaratINR 60000(course)
Matoshri Girijabai Dhobale Women's College of EducationMaharashtraINR 80494 (course)
Maa Vindhyavashini College of EducationJharkandINR 1,50,000(course)
Elite Public B-Ed CollegeJharkandINR 1 lakh(course)
Khoj T.T. CollegeJaipurINR 50,050(course)
Kumaresh International B.Ed. CollegeJharkandINR 1 Lakh (course)

 

Eligibility for B.Ed. in Economics

Listed below are the minimum criteria which candidates interested in pursuing the course are required to fulfil, in order to be eligible to apply for the course:

  • Successful completion of graduation (B.A./ B.Sc./ B.Com.), from a recognized university.
  • A minimum aggregate score of 50% (45% for SC/ST candidates) at the level of graduation.

B.Ed. in Economics: Admission Process

Most institutes offering the course admit students based on performance in a relevant entrance test, often followed by a round of personal interview, wherein their general aptitude for the course is tested. Admission process generally varies across colleges.

A few institutes also provide direct admission based on the candidate’s performance at the level of graduation.

Listed below are some of the top entrance exams conducted in the country for admission to the course:

B.Ed. in Economics: Syllabus and Course Description

A semester-wise breakup of the course’s syllabus is tabulated here:

Semester ISemester II
Philosophical Perspective in EducationSociological Perspective in Education
Understanding the LearnerEducational Policy & Planning in Contemporary India
Teaching - Learning ProcessKnowledge and Curriculum
Pedagogy of a School Subject (Part I)Pedagogy of a School Subject (Part II)
Exploring Library and Other Learning ResourcesSchool Management
Art in EducationEnriching Learning Through ICT
Semester IIISemester IV
School Internship- Subject IAssessment for Learning
School Internship- Subject IIGender, School, and Society
Engagement with Community (Experiences for Social and Environmental Sensitivity)Inclusive School
Understanding the SelfStrengthening Language Proficiency
Reading and Reflecting on TextsHealth and Physics
Optional Courses (Any Two)
Guidance and CounselingLife Skills Education
Human Rights and Value EducationSpecial Education
Environment EducationComparative Education
Distance and Open LearningVocational Education
Teacher Education-

B.Ed. in Economics: Career Prospects

Across the government sector, such professionals may find gainful employment across banks, PSUs, and other public-sector avenues.

Development banks, aid agencies, financial consultancies hire such professionals, in areas such as:

  • Accounting, Auditor, Banking and Finance, Insurance Investment.
  • Marketing, Stock Broking, Media Analysis, Management, Manufacturing.
  • Advertising, Communication, Actuarial, Education and Research
  • Retailing, System Analysis, etc.

There are various further fields of economics. Some of the important disciplines include:

  • Agriculture, Finance, Labour, Industry.
  • International, Business, Banking, Environment.
  • Developmental, Rural, and Econometrics.

Some of the popular professional avenues open to such professionals are listed below with the corresponding salaries offered for the respective positions:

Bachelor of Education in Economics Annual Salary
Job PositionJob DescriptionAverage Annual Pay Scale in INR
ProfessorProfessors teach students in a wide range of disciplines at the post-secondary level. They deliver scholarly articles, perform research, and instruct.2,95,493
Economist

Economists carry out a considerable amount of research towards collecting and analyzing relevant information.

They produce forecasts of economic trends, determine the implications of their findings, and make recommendations for improving economic growth.

3,92,705
Econometrician

Econometricians analyze research projects with internal or external clients, monitor and evaluate the data collection process. They use statistical software to organize and analyze the information thus gathered, and analyze and interpret data.

They prepare reports and presentation of such results, make recommendations for clients on how to use such results, and formulate, policies or plans to solve economic problems or to interpret markets.

Often, they create quotes and calculation of costs, present research proposals, and prepare questionnaires. They also manage the distribution of questionnaires and briefing of the other researchers involved.

They provide advice and consultation on economic relationships to businesses, public and private agencies, and other employers.

4,78,705
Industrial EconomistIndustrial Economists examine how antitrust laws, which regulate attempts by companies to restrict competition, affect markets.8,70,558
Macroeconomists and Monetary EconomistsMacroeconomists and Monetary Economists study fiscal and monetary policies, which examine the effects of money supply and interest rates on the economy.3,60,000
Political Scientists

Political Scientists research the developmental and organizational aspects of political institutions, including government policies and patterns.

While a Bachelor's degree may qualify some candidates for entry-level positions with government entities, nonprofit associations, political campaigns, or research organizations, the successful completion of a Master's program in Political Science or Public Administration is the usual requirement for obtaining such a position. 

4,66,071