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Top 10 Economics Colleges in Delhi University

Janvi Bhambri
Janvi BhambriUpdated On: August 20, 2021 04:41 pm IST

Delhi University colleges have emerged as some of the most sought-after colleges in India that offer some of the best Economics courses. An aspirant will be able to pursue Economics as a B.Com, B.Sc or even a BA course at one of the DU Colleges for Economics.

Best Delhi University Economics Colleges

According to a popular quote, Economics is really just seven billion people's stories, experiences, and choices. Economics basically deals with the study of the economythat teaches an individual the various techniques for the optimal utilization of resources that can give the desired output while meeting maximum demands. Delhi University is home to the best Economic colleges in the country which offer its students the best placement opportunities and quality education.

As a part of the Indian education system, a student can opt for Economics as a subject under commerce, science as well as arts/humanities stream. The combination of subjects studied at the school level would also assist a candidate in figuring out the best career options after economics in India.

Further, for a commerce student, economics is a very important subject. Moreover, if you are looking forward to a career in manufacturing, transport, communication, banking, insurance, investment, or retail, Economics is your calling. Apart from the corporate world, you can enter finance-related fields like banking, chartered accountancy, company secretaryship, cost accounting, and financial analysis. Another option is to take up teaching or lecturership. A person can also take up government jobs after pursuing an economics course.

But before anything, you need to obtain an economics degree from a reputed institution. Over the years, Delhi University colleges have emerged as the most sought-after colleges in India that have some of the best Economics colleges. Check the complete guide to DU B.A. Eco Admissions 2021 here.

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Top 10 Economics Colleges in Delhi University

Below is a list of Top 10 Economics Colleges at Delhi University

1. St. Stephen’s College

St. Stephen’s College is one of the most popular and among the best Economics colleges in Delhi University and India. It was built in the year 1881, making it one of the oldest colleges in Delhi as well. St. Stephen’s was initially affiliated to Calcutta University and later to Punjab University.

St. Stephen’s College is a religious minority college and reserves 50% of its seats for Christian students. It offers BA Economics (Hons.) and MA Economics programmes to aspirants.

2. Delhi School of Economics

Right from its establishment in the year 1949, Delhi School of Economics (DSE) has earned its reputation as one of the finest institutions in the country.

The college has two departments:

  • Faculty of Social Sciences consisting of DU’s Departments of Economics, Sociology, Geography
  • Faculty of Commerce and Business consisting of the Department of Commerce

Aspiring economists can pursue various undergraduate and postgraduate courses such as BA (Programme) in Economics, BA (Hons) Economics and MA Economics at Delhi School of Economics.

3. Shri Ram College of Commerce

Shri Ram College of Commerce, also known as SRCC is one of the most top colleges for economics and commerce under Delhi University. The college was established in the year 1926 and is best known for its academic excellence and record placements in the fields of banking and finance, general management, civil services and academics.

The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in B.Com (Hons), B.A. - Economics (Hons), M. Com, M.A. – Economics, PG Diploma in Management.

4. Lady Shri Ram College

The Lady Shri Ram College, popularly known as LSR was established in 1956 by late Lala Shri Ram in the memory of his wife. LSR is an all-girls college and offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Social Science, Humanities and Commerce. For all those aspiring to pursue a course in Economics, candidates will be able to pursue a BA (Hons) in Economics at the reputed institution.

5. Hindu College

During its establishment in the year 1899, Hindu College was affiliated to Punjab University and later got affiliated to Delhi University. The college is popular - courtesy its alumni list and offers courses such as undergraduate and postgraduate courses it offers in Social Science, Humanities and Commerce. Candidates will be able to pursue a BA (Hons) Economics course at Hindu College if they wish to pursue a career in Economics.

6. Hans Raj College

Renowned nationalist, Mahatma Hans Raj was an inspiration for the Hansraj College which was established in the year 1948. Apart from its academic excellence and record placements, the college is quite popular because of its alumni making it big in the film industry. Interested candidates will be able to pursue BA (Hons) Economics at Hans Raj College.

7. Ramjas College

Mr Rai Kedar built Ramjas College in 1917, making it one of the oldest and one of the first three colleges in Delhi. The college offers an undergraduate and postgraduate degree in Liberal Arts, Sciences and Commerce. The college is best known for its state of the art infrastructure, spacious campus and industry-trained faculty. Ramjas College Delhi offers a range of courses in the field of Economics, with BA (Hons) Economics and MA Economics among the popular courses that are offered at the institute.

Also Read: B.Com (Hons.) vs Economics (Hons.): Which is the better Course?

8. Miranda House

Miranda House was established in the year 1948 and is an all-girls college. Miranda House believes in women empowerment and promotes gender equality by providing girls with the right education and skills to prove themselves in the future. Those aspiring to pursue Economics can study BA (Hons) Economics at the college and further their education by completing MA Economics at Miranda House.

9. Kirori Mal College

Kirori Mal College, also known as KMC is a very popular college and is among the top 10 economic colleges in Delhi University. KMC offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in Science, Arts, Humanities and Commerce. The college was established in the year 1954 and has maintained its position among the finest institutions in Delhi. Among top courses on offer, candidates will be able to pursue an undergraduate programme in BA (Hons) Economics.

10. Sri Venkateswara College

Sri Venkateswara College was established in the year 1997 and back then it was set up with the motive of providing quality education to South Indian students. In the current scenario, the college has removed all reservations and has emerged as one of the top-notch institutions in the country. The college offers undergraduate and postgraduate courses in the field of commerce, science and arts. Among the many courses on offer, Economics aspirants will be able to pursue BA (Hons) Economics, which is also a highly popular choice among DU candidates.

Also Read:Best Universities in the World to Study Economics - Check Out the List Here!

Top Private Economics Colleges in India

Apart from Delhi University, there are other Top Private Economics Colleges in India which are known for their placements, faculty, quality of education, and exposure, the list is as follows:

College NameLocationCourse Fee-Annually

Deepshikha College of Technical Education (DCTE)

Jaipur, RajasthanINR 13,000

Hindustan Institute of Technology and Science (HITS) 

Chennai, Tamil NaduINR 57,000

SP Jain School of Global Management (SPJSGM)

Mumbai, Maharashtra-

Mody University

Sikar, RajasthanINR 95,000

Manav Rachna University - (MRU)

Faridabad, HaryanaINR 1.14L

Quantum University

Roorkee, UttarakhandINR 53,000

Apex College For Girls (ACG)

Jaipur, RajasthanINR 25,000

Mansarovar Global University (MGU)

Sehore, Madhya PradeshINR 25,000

Amity University

Raipur, Chhattisgarh

INR 25,000 (per semester)

If you wish to pursue an Economics course in one of the colleges mentioned above or want to explore the same, then you can fill out the Common Application Form, available on our website for easy admission processes.

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