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 economy that teaches an individual the various techniques for optimal utilization of resources that can give the desired output while meeting maximum demands.
As a part of the Indian education system, a student can opt for Economics subject in the commerce, science as well as arts/humanities stream. The combination of subjects studied at school-level also help a candidate to figure out career options after economics.
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 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 2018 here.
Top 10 Economics Colleges in Delhi University:
Below is a list of Top 10 Economics Colleges in Delhi University:
1. St. Stephen’s College
St. Stephen’s College is the most popular and one of the best Economics colleges of India. It was built in the year 1881 which makes 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 B.A. Economics (Hons.) course to students.
2. Delhi School of Economics
Right from its establishment in the year 1949, 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
3. Shri Ram College of Commerce
Shri Ram College of Commerce, also known as SRCC is one of the most sought-after colleges in 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
With DU admission process expected to begin soon, the quest to find the right college according to your score is a tough job and we hope our list helped you in that.
Do let us know in the comments below if we missed out on your favourite college. CollegeDekho wishes you all the best in finding your *PERFECT* college.