DSE, New Delhi
DSE- BEHIND THE WALLS
College is overall superb. It's worth spending two years for post graduate program. The crowd is exceptionally good, with people coming from several renowned undergraduate programs across the country such as St. Stephens, SRCC, IITs.
FEE STRUCTURE AND FACILITIES
Fee is very feasible. It's around 8k per annum. The tuition fee is 218 rupees per year and other charges include that of library, computer lab, student development fund and some other auxiliary charges. All the inclusions are provided at very nominal price.
Placements are too good as we have about 40-50 companies visiting the campus each year for final placements as well as for summer internships. Some of the companies that came last year were JP Morgan, UBS, RBS, Credit Suisse,, American Express, MasterCard, Experian, Deloitte, Bajaj Finserv, Nomura and many more. Stipend ranged around 50k to 1.2 lakhs per month and the final placements paid between 10 and 31 Lakhs per Annum.
There is an entrance exam consisting of 50 MCQ questions related to Economics which have to be answered within 2 hours. Upon the exam, a merit list is released and the top 59 candidates get the offer in the unreserved category, with reservations as per the existing policies.
Alumni are really helpful. We got to meet several alumni working in corporate when they came to college for placement intervews. They are really helpful. We can easily locate them on linkedin. The quality of alumni is superb with people working at several reputed places.
Faculty is extremely good and is amongst the best in the country for economics. Renowned economists such as Dr. Manmohan Singh and Dr. Amartya Sen are the visiting faculty members of the college. Additionally, the staff is quite huge with specialized teachers for a large number of optional subjects which can be chosen as per the interest in addition to some compulsory subjects.
There isn't much ECA in college. Gender ratio is good with number of girls greater than boys. Societies are absent for extracurricular activities. Student diversity is good with people from from across the indian states and even across the borders. There is no discrimination done on any basis be it gender, caste, religion or financial. People mostly come from middle class families.
COURSE CURRICULUM OVERVIEW
Course curriculum is very rigorous as you have to follow the enormous syllabus regularly with the classes. The in-house exams are conducted from time to time for partial syllabus and the end semester exams are held for the complete syllabus.
Ahaan is the annual cultural fest. Winter School is the research paper competition. Additionally there are seminars and talks from eminent personalities. We have regular seminars on economy related issues