School of Open Learning, University of Delhi, New Delhi

SOLDU New Delhi - School of Open Learning, University of Delhi Course Details

  • New Delhi, Delhi NCR
  • ESTD 1962
  • Public

Bachelor of Arts [BA]

Course Duration : 3Years
Study Type : Correspondence
Place : Distance
Course Type : Degree
Type of Course : Graduation
₹3430 per year

Bachelor of Arts [BA] Detailed Course Fee

fee details 1 2 3
tuition fee₹3430₹3430₹3430
Total year wise ₹3,430 ₹3,430 ₹3,430
grand total ₹10,290

eligibility criteria

  1. General- Candidate should have passed 10+2 with 40% or above marks in aggregate in any one of the qualifying exam (Best 5 subjects shall be counted).
  2. OBC-36% marks in any one of the qualifying exam
  3. SC/ST –Minimum passing marks in any one of the qualifying examinations

Course Description

B.A. Economics or Bachelor of Arts in Economics is an undergraduate course which trains a student to be able to analyze the process of economy. The course not only focuses on the contemporary issues that an economy faces but also traces the historical contexts in shaping of the economy. The students are made familiar about the economic situations prevalent in the present day India as well as foreign trade policies which affect the economy of our country.

The basic eligibility for admission to this course is a pass in 10+2 examination from any recognized board of education. It’s a 3 year course. The average tuition fee for the course falls in the range of 30,000 INR to 1 Lakh INR for three years.

After completion of the course, students are generally employed in finance and banking sectors. They can find work as economist, researcher, sales representative etc. The average entry level salary is between 10,000 INR to 20,000 INR.

What is the course about?

The course is about the study of various concepts related to economy. These concepts cover wide areas of research and analysis which include microeconomics, macroeconomics, development economics, contemporary issues and policies related to economics, Indian economy since independence and health economics.

The course provides a theoretical base along with practical application of the core ideas related to microeconomics, macroeconomics, financial economics and mathematics and statistics used in the areas of economics so that the students are able to apply these concepts in the practical world of economy.

This course is unique as it provides the benefit of either pursuing a master degree in economics and pursue research thereafter or has benefits in the career prospects because one can easily find a job after this course.

Who should opt for the course?

Any candidate who has taken mathematics as one of the subjects during their class XII examination and have a keen interest in the subject of economics can pursue this course. This course not only proves beneficial in the career searching process but also helps students gain knowledge and skills to understand the economy of a country and analyze them to suit their purpose.

The course also has a historical contextual perspective in shaping the minds of the students as the students are taught during the course about the economic development of the country before and after independence. The contextualizing of economy in the broader historical framework helps the students understand the aspects related to growth of economy and how the international policies affected this growth during and after the colonial control.


The course is a standard undergraduate course with three year which is usually either divided in semester system consisting of six semesters or annually. The course is a comprehensive discipline which helps the student to gain all the necessary skills and techniques over the span of three years to successfully enter the world of economics where they can easily not only understand but also analyze the situations and work accordingly.

Academic Option after BA Economics

Aftre the course, students willing to pursue higher education can always opt for an MA in Economics which is available at all major universities in India such as University of Delhi, Mumbai University and Jawaharlal Nehru University. Other options include MBA in Finance available at most B-Schools in India.

Top Institutes

There are many top-notch Colleges which offer Bachelor degree programs in Economics. Some of these colleges are:

Name of Institute


Lady Shri Ram College for Women

New Delhi

Ramjas College

New Delhi

St. Stephens College

New Delhi

St.Xavier’s College


Christ University


Presidency College


Fergusson College


Loyola College


KJ Somaiya College of Arts and Commerce


Madras Christian College


Presidency University


Jai Hind College


St. Xavier’s College


Modern College of Arts Science and Commerce


Sophia College for Women


Contact Details

Phone No: 011-27008300
5, Cavalry Lane, University of Delhi, Near University Metro Station
New Delhi - 110007
Delhi NCR , India
Nearest Bus Stand
INS Hostel bus stand 0.54Km

Subscribe to News Letter