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BA Economics Program

  • BA Economics (with specialization in Energy Economics)

This program with specialization in Energy Economics aims to create professionals for the energy sector. The students are exposed to core economics with various aspects of energy in order to understand and develop skills to manage challenges faced in the sector.

Program differentiators:

  • Cutting edge industry led curriculum: BA Economics is offered at many places but most of them are dated. We will be offering up to date curriculum with training in appropriate IT tools
  • Energy economics specialization
  • Training on Econometrics modeling with application of software (STATA/SPSS/E-Views) will be provided
  • Focus on communication and soft skills training

Eligibility Criteria :

Minimum 50% marks at Higher & Senior Secondary level (10th & 12th)

Admission Criteria :

Counselling and Interview

Duration :

3 Years

Location Interview Date Reporting Time Venue Address Enrollment Representative Registration
Dehradun 14-Jun-18 9:30 AM UPES Campus:, Knowledge
Acres, P.O.Kandoli,
Via Prem
Nagar, Dehradun
Mr. Rohin Singh
Ph: 9557260010


  • Microeconomics-1
  • Macroeconomics-I
  • Statistical Methods-I
  • Mathematical Methods-I
  • Industrial Economics
  • Basics of Energy Economics
  • Business Communication


  • Microeconomics- II
  • Macroeconomics -II
  • Statistical Methods-II
  • Mathematical Methods-II
  • Design Thinking (fully online)
  • Energy Sector Structure and Functioning
  • Environmental Studies
  • Business Communication-II


  • Basic Econometrics
  • Applied Research Methodology
  • Business Accounting
  • Financial Economics
  • Economics of Solar and Wind Energy
  • Introductory Oil and Gas Economics
  • Advanced Skill Set Development

Open Elective-I

  • Open Elective-I
  • Open Elective-II


  • Economics of Bioenergy
  • International Trade
  • Development Economics
  • Introductory Power Economics
  • Introductory Transportation Economics
  • Business Analytics (With Excel)
  • Executive Communication

Open Elective-I

  • Natural Gas Markets
  • Energy Accounting


  • Environmental Economics
  • Energy Laws and Policy
  • Monetary Economics
  • Indian Economy
  • Executive Communication Pro
  • Dissertation I

Programme Electives

  • Electricity Markets
  • Energy Management and Audit


  • Sustainable Development
  • Financing Energy Sector Project
  • Dissertation II

Programme Electives

  • Crude Oil and Petroleum Product Market
  • Economic of Energy Conservation and Efficiency

BA Economics Success Stories


In its short span of 13 years, UPES has already won many prestigious awards including:


  • UPES bags The Worldwide Achiever Award for being the university with Best Industry-Academic Partnership at the World Education Summit & Awards 2018
  • UPES bags awards for Best Academic & Industry Interface at the DNA Innovative Educational Leadership Awards 2018
  • Best Training Institute Award for the Port and Shipping Management Program at international SHIPTEK conference held in May 2016 in Dubai
  • Best Innovative University Award at the ASSOCHAM Education Excellence Awards 2013
  • Green Campus Award at World Education Summit 2013
  • Outstanding Petroleum University by 11th Annual World Oil Awards 2012
  • Petrotech Lifetime Achievement Award 2012 to Dr. S J Chopra, Chancellor, UPES for his contribution to the growth of Petroleum industry in India
upes - qs five star rating