Economists - Career Queries

Economist is a professional who studies, develops and implements economic theories and policies considering the market forces, producer-consumer, and other factors in mind.

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Dear Aspirant, If you want to enter into corporate, then you have to decide whether you wish to enter into companies like financial companies, research companies etc. or you wish to enter into the banking industry. If you wish to go into banking, then Masters in Business Economics (MBE) is suited. If you wish to go into the research industry, then Masters in Applied Economics is suited. If you wish to go into financial companies, insurance, stock market companies, investment management companies, then MBE or MBA Finance is suited. MBA in Business Economics is a sheer nonsense degree. Be

Dear friend, many thanks for your question. Since you are [interested in economics][1] and want to make career in economics, therefore first I will tell you something about [economics and then its scope all over the globe][2]. Students who read economics can go to become economist, out of the various profession open to them. The [economists][3] are those study, research and monitor demand and supply, business trends, employment rates, cost of the materials, and so on in their attempt to make predictions of the course or economy of the business are taking and so on. Globalization and consequ

Hello My Dear English and Economics Aspirant,I am very glad that you appraoched [CareerGuide][1] for seeking guidance and clarification to your confused career concern. Please let me tell you that choosing a [career option after HSC level][2] is that way very simple but we make it confusing and difficult unnecessarily.Firstly just relax and when you relax you will find out for your self what you are actually made up for for your career.I understand from your query that you have interest in english and economics both. And there fore I assume that you are from the commerce field till your HSC le

Dear friend, thank you for asking this question through  [CareerGuide.com][1] The subject economic has great scope in India and abroad. There are many career options available for an economist both in governmental sector as well as in private companies. Basically an economist use economical concepts, theories and analytical techniques to provide advice and practical information that will aid managerial level planning and decision making tasks. Economists are employed by local and central government economic Consultancy, major companies, banking sector, financial institutions, utilities, h

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Hello Tanvi,  Pursuing economics and confused. Do not worry, since an economics graduate has many options. Its just that you need to check where your interest lies. As an economics graduate, your main task is related to statistical work. Thus you find applicability in areas like finance, banking, insurance sector etc. So you could opt further to pursue a course in banking and finance or a course in mutual funds and stock markets. Or a course in statistics. You could also think of Actuarial sciences. Last but not the least you could purrsue an MBA.  Before you make a choice read and r

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Hello Tanvi,  A field or career having scope depends completely on how and what an individual would want to make out of it. Sometimes your passion to be different or contribute will help you establish well in the career. As such forestry is a wast field. A forestry graduate is involved in wide range of activities like conservation to managing the ecological environment to research on new ways to preserve wildlife and forests. These days one may even find jobs related to wildlife photography, plantation,moderator for National geographic channels etc.  So as such you can see the vast a

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Dear Aspirant, Nice to see your inclination and interest in studying Economics as a career. Economics gives very good careers in finance, banking, agricultural economics, mutual funds, securities market, insurance, economic research, etc. Your choice of BSc Honours in Economics is wise and I would suggest that apart from the normal state universities where BA/MA Economics is offered, you should try for aiming for the best Economics schools in India. 1. Gokhale School of Economics and Politics, Pune 2. Delhi School of Economics,Symbiosis 3. Madras School of Economics 4. Symbiosis School of Econ

Dear Aspirant, Choosing between English, Geography and Economics is difficult. As far as career choice is concerned, choosing English or Economics is suggested. However here too, making a choice between the two is difficult. I would suggest you to take the Humanities Career Selector Test from CareerGuide.com. This is a unique psychometric test which will assess your aptitude, innate abilities, interests relating to the Humanities stream and suggest you the top course to further your career. Choosing a career based on the knowledge of the above aspects is a scientific, unbiased and perfect way.

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Career Advice – As discussed above, the psychometric career test reports about the abilities and skills of the test taken, hence, it is the aptest way to find out the strengths and weaknesses too. It not only gives the aptitude knowledge of an individual but also explains the uniqueness of the test giver. Therefore, it becomes more apt to make a career decision based on it. As the student can get to know what makes his or her unique from the crowd, they can focus more on their special trait and thus pursue them in the right direction.   Taking psychometric test is almost equal to

 Hi Riya, If you wish to pursue Economics as a majors, you need to b strong with Math and statistics as a subject. As economics is all about statistics and majorly Financial aspects. As Dr has mentioned above, few opportunities in Economics would includes fields like Banking, Insurance firms, Financial sectors etc. Also you could think of Actuarial Sciences too. Actuarials are the ones who apply science of maths and statistics methods to access risk in insurance and finances in any organization etc. Check: www.actuariesindia.org/ Hope this helps. Wish you good luck..

Hi There, It simply means the sate of the economy as it is currently.  

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Dear Aspirant, After passing NET exam in Economics below are the options which you can choose: 1. Go for lecturership in a senior college for Economics subject 2. Apply for Ph.D. in Economics, since entrance test is exempted for NET exam passed candidates 3. Apply for research positions in economic research institutes like IGIDR, etc. Best wishes

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Hi there,  Interesting to see you wish to pursue an internship with HAL. The process is the same like applying for a job.  1. Prepare an attractive resume and covering letter 2. State any kind of projects you have handled succesfully alone or in a group. Your contribution must be highlighted 3. Mention how you could benefit the organization 4. How an internship at HAL could boost your career. Once this step is over, contact the HR of the company and try and fix a meeting with him. He may ask you to forward your resume before meeting personally. Send it but keep following it up. It wi

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Hello there,  Interesting question and am sure you know the answer as well. To pursue an internship with tata motors, you first need to make an application. Send in your resume with a covering letter stating Why you wish to intern with the company? What skills you have that would help the company and they would hire you? Projects you have successfully undertaken. Send your resume online. And then drop in the organization with an appointment with the HR Manager. Wish you good luck...

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Dear Menu,   The central university of Rajasthan, offers 2 year (4 semester) course for MA economics.  Each semester having four credits each. Candidates with 50% marks in the graduation are eligible for appearing in the entrance examination. 5% is applicable for categories under reservation as per norms. Entrance examination would be conducted on an all india basis in accordance with the specified syllabus The scheme and syllabus for the course can be obtained from the following link   Hope this helps Happy career planning Preetha Ajit Career Planner    

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