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B.A HONOURS (ECONOMICS)

B.A HONOURS (ECONOMICS)

The underlying objective of the Bachelor of Arts (Economics) course is to develop theoretical and analytical skills of the students so that they may be absorbed in the corporate world or be able to pursue higher studies at the Master level in Economics. In the rapidly changing globalized market scenario, the need was felt to equip students with the capability to understand and handle the dynamic of economics and the business world. In order to achieve the above-mentioned objectives, a comprehensive syllabus comprising topics relating to economics, quantitative techniques, business, and analytics has been developed in the three-year, six-semester module, giving wider coverage to the course contents, better organization to enable easier assimilation of the same by the students, and a more professional touch to the course.

Why B.A. Honours (Economics) from Sarala Birla University

SBU is dedicated to offer cost-effective quality education. The University aims at providing students not only ‘education for living and livelihood’ but also ‘education for life’ and empowers learners with a fundamental foundation in leadership and professional skills to face the challenges of the new global economy.

Some of the special features are mentioned below:

  • The experienced and highly qualified faculty has strong research orientation which helps them impart quality management education to the students. The faculty also holds a variety of corporate experience.
  • Expert talks by industry professions conducted for students.
  • PDP and soft skills lectures are organized to improve the communication and confidence of the students.
  • The University utilizes its state-of-the-art infrastructure and facilities to the fullest to provide best learning environment to the students. The facilities include ICT equipped lecture theatres, and Computer Labs.
  • The University encourages its students to inculcate interpersonal and leadership skills through various extra-curricular activities including sports, cultural activities and other events.
  • Students are encouraged to benefit from educational resources from NPTEL.
  • Weekly quiz, Management games, special sessions being conducted for all students to evaluate their knowledge of business happenings etc.
  • Teaching-Learning environment with modern Audio-visual facilities
  • Opportunity for Student Exchange Programme with partner Universities / institutes
  • Add-on opportunity to learn through compulsory Foreign Language in the curriculum
  • Personality Development Programmes
ABOUT THE PROGRAMME

The papers have been designed to include recent changes and developments and current trends in the subjects concerned. The papers in computer applications have been designed to introduce the student to packages required for statistical analysis and to enable the student to implement the techniques through computers, thus supplementing the quantitative papers. The core economics papers are rationalized in their structure and sequencing wherein a broad idea of microeconomic concepts, macroeconomic theories, and economic thoughts is introduced.

Objectives

  • To pursue a professional career and/or furthering higher education in the specified areas of specialization.
  • To inculcate the interpersonal and leadership skills for the integrated development of the student.
  • To emphasize the comprehensive preparation for career growth opportunities to achieve success in future.
  • To ensure advancement in the teaching methods through innovative learning, use of modern ICT tools & techniques, industry interactions, live projects and case studies.
  • To enhance employability and to be able to take up challenging job assignments.
  • To nurture the students in intellectual, personal, interpersonal and societal skills with a focus on Holistic Education
  • To provide value education to the students that improves their ethical behaviour and motivates them to practice social responsibility and sustainability.
  • To provide the platform for the extra-curricular activities & providing various inter-disciplinary courses for the integrated development of the students.

Course Outcomes

  • Honours programme Graduates will be able to demonstrate their skills in Research, Accounting, Tally, Finance, Banking, Government Services, Logistic and forecasting analytics, BDM, CRM and Data Analytics.
  • To understand various quantitative and problem solving techniques.
  • Students can also join NABARD, NSSO, RBI, and etc.
COURSE CURRICULUM

Sarala Birla University’s Strategic Objectives:

  • Ensure student learning.
  • Building management aptitude for the students.
  • Enhancing interpersonal and leadership skills of students.
  • Enhancing employability of students.
  • Enable favourable environment for conducting research and undertaking consultancy.
  • Build strong corporate interface.

Sarala Birla University’s Strategic Initiatives:

  • Case-based methodology. 
  • Developing management skills of students. 
  • Updating curriculum periodically to keep it contemporary in line with industry requirement. 
  • Enhancing quality of student intake through rigorous admission selection criteria. 

Mentoring

Mentoring programme is designed for providing students a hand to help, guide and listen them as and when needed. Mentoring at SBU contributes significantly to the academic and emotional wellbeing of the student. A student is attached to his/her Mentor for a given period of time which is helpful towards the development of a special bond between the mentor & mentee, resulting towards a greater reciprocation of thoughts and ideas. Mentors guide their mentee in achieving the desired career path. To make mentoring rigorous and value added, mentors maintain a record of mentee and track of his/her performance and attendance regularly. Topics identified are as follow:

  • Personality Development 
  • Societal Issues 
  • Environment 
  • Culture and Traditions of Ranchi 
ELIGIBILITY AND ADMISSION

Eligibility

The candidates should have passed Senior Secondary (10+2) Examination of any recognized Board/University with at least five subjects including English as one of the subjects obtaining at least 40% marks in Science & Commerce (35% in case of candidates belonging to reserved category).

Admission Process

Aspirants can apply online at https://admission.sbu.ac.in/?utm_source=Website&utm_medium=Homepage&utm_campaign=ApplyNowTab. They may also download the application form from the website of the University and may submit along with the relevant documents to the Information Centre of the University. They may also walk down to the University campus along with relevant documents to the Information centre for counselling and further admission process.

Applicants may submit the application form and required documents at the Admission Office personally or by post. It is the applicant's responsibility to ensure that the application form is complete in all respects, and is accompanied by the required documents.

Applicants should attach the copies of the following Certificates/Documents.

  • Passing / Provisional Certificates along with Mark Sheets of the qualifying Examinations
  • School/College Leaving Certificate last attended 
  • Conduct Certificate 
  • Anti-Ragging Affidavit 
  • Medical Fitness Certificate issues by a registered medical practitioner / government health centre 

Note: Final Year students awaiting the declaration of results can also apply and can also be considered for Admission. However, they have to submit the relevant supportive documents at the time of admission

Selection Process

Selection of students for B.Com. programme of Sarala Birla University, Ranchi is purely done on the basis of merit. However, the University reserves the right of amending the admission and selection process.

FEE STRUCTURE
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Scholarships

SBU provide financial support to students through e-kalyan, Govt. of Jharkhand.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

SBU is having an active placement cell working through out for maintaining good placement record. The placement cell is credited for taking active participation in selection of companies visiting the University for Campus recruitment. It is supported by active placement committee members who have rich industry experience and valuable linkages in the corporate world. To make the students corporate ready as per the specific requirement of Industry, mandatory workshops in personality development exercised have been introduced in the curriculum, in which students are trained for public speaking, presentations, self-assessment exercises etc.