MA Energy Economics

MA Economics (Specialization in Energy Economics) develops the specialists with sector -specific skills required by the graduates from a wide range of backgrounds who wish to develop business and management careers in energy- related businesses and organizations. The program prepares students for managerial, advisory and academic positions in the energy sector-private and public sectors and provide an academically stimulating program of study, which will excite the students’ ability to evaluate theoretical concepts and analyze the practical problems. It also prepares the students for rapidly growing and highly competitive global business climate.

To know more, mail us : ptripathi@upes.ac.in

time-duration

Duration: 2 years

eligibility
Eligibility
  • Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)
  • B.Com/BA Economics (Hons)/B.Sc./BA Programme with Economics or B.Tech with minimum 50% marks from a recognized University
  • Students who have read Statistics/Mathematics with minimum 50% marks at the graduation level from a recognized University

Career Prospects

  • Consultancy firms
  • Energy Research Organization
  • Business Chambers (CII, ASSOCHAM, FICCI)
  • Academic Institutions
  • Energy Business Firms
  • Journalism
Intake : 20 Seats

Semester I Semester II

Subject

  • Microeconomics
  • Quantitative Methods in Economics
  • Research Methodology and Advanced Statistics
  • Financial Statement Analysis (+ lecture by industry Expert)
  • Understanding Energy Sector
  • Model Building and Simulation

Subject

  • Macroeconomics
  • Econometrics Modeling
  • International Economics
  • Public Finance
  • Oil & Gas Economics
  • Energy Sector Law, Regulation & Governance
  • Ecometrics Lab
  •  Industrial Visit
Semester III Semester IV

Subject

  • International Energy Markets and Commercial Framework of Energy Industry
  • Power Economics
  • Energy Sector Project Financing
  • Energy Trading Markets and Risk Management.
  • Regulation and Governance of Energy Sector
  • Business Modelling in Energy Sector
  •  Summer Internship
  • Dissertation I

Subject

  • Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Economics
  • Advanced Strategic Analysis
  • Energy and Climate Change

Program Electives

  • Techno-Economics of Energy System
  • Energy Pricing
  • Green Economics
  • Geo-Politics of Energy
  •  Dissertation II

UPESEEE (Online Economics Entrance Exam) Overview

UPESEEE is a completely online test with no pen paper version. The unique feature of this test is that the aspirant can take the test from any convenient location with a net connected PC and a webcam, be it your home, office or even a cyber café. The test will be centrally proctored to ensure the integrity of the test process is not compromised.

Applicants who have filled the online form and paid the fees will be shared the designated test date and time slot through email at least 24 hours before the test date. The email will also contain a username and password along with detailed instructions to take the test. Candidates will appear for the ONLINE test by logging in with their credentials from their computer connected with a webcam and an internet connection.

 
 

Scheme of Tests

For Candidates with background: BA Eco (Hons), BA Programme with Economics

Sections No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning & Verbal Ability 25
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 25
General Economics: Microeconomics, Macroeconomics 25
Total no. of Questions 100

For Candidates with background: B.Com, B.Tech/ Students who have read Statistics/Mathematics in their graduation

Sections No.of Questions
General English: Reading Comprehension, Verbal Reasoning & Verbal Ability 25
Analytical & Logical Reasoning 25
Quantitative: Data Interpretation & Data Sufficiency 25
Mathematics/Statistics 25
Total no. of Questions 100
Placements
Placements Placements Percentage
2014- 2016 100%
2015-2017 70% already placed and counting

The first batch of MA Economics (with specialization in Energy Economics) of the batch was successfully placed in relevant profiles in companies like:

  • Grand View Research
  • Manikaran Power Limited
  • CUTS Institute for Regulation and Competition
  • Indus Energy Inc Pte Ltd
  • Mordor Intelligence
  • IRADe
  • Industrial Info Research India Private Limited
Upcoming Webinars
Date Topic Faculty Date Time
Feb The Role of Energy in Productivity Growth- market size, policies, business models, & jobs Dr. Hiranmoy Roy 13th Feb 5pm- 5:30pm
Mar Everything you need to know about Energy Economics-course, careers & opportunities Dr Prasoom Dwivedi 13th March 5pm- 5:30pm

Note :No Negative Marking

Fee structure for the academic year 2019 - 21

1st Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
115,000 38,250 1,53,250
2nd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
115,000 38,250 1,53,250
3rd Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
124,000 41,250 165,250
4th Sem
Tuition Fee Academic Service Fee Total
124,000 41,250 165,250

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