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B.Sc. Economics (Honours with Research )

Duration3 years/4 years

Students IntakeLimited

Minors OfferedHealth Economics
Data Analytics

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The primary objective of Vinayaka Mission’s School of Economics & Public Policy (VSEP) is to cultivate upcoming economists, social leaders, and thought leaders equipped with the capacity to address dynamic socio-economic challenges by promoting inclusivity at the local, national and global levels.

Studying Economics and Public Policy at VSEP will play a vital role in nurturing young minds and making them future-ready, not only as employers and entrepreneurs but also as leaders across sectors.

Programme Offered

B.Sc. Economics (Honours with Research )

Minors offered : Health Economics and Data Analytics


A pass in 10+2 / H.Sc or its equivalent examination with aggregate marks of 60% for General Category, 55% for OBC, and 50% for SC/ST/PWD Category.

Admission Procedure:

Admissions will be made for B.Sc. Economics - Hons. with Research Programme on the basis of marks obtained in the qualifying examinations and merit based Counselling will be conducted by the Admission Monitoring Committee (AMC) of VMRF-DU and the eligibility criteria, prescribed by the VMRF-DU from time to time.

“Vinayaka Mission's School of Economics and Public Policy (VSEP) offers a unique curriculum blending economics and public policy, empowering students to analyze complex data and become agents of positive change. Its focus on building resilient and equitable communities resonates with sustainable goals. I encourage aspiring professionals to explore VSEP for a brighter tomorrow.”

- Nirupam Mehrotra

Director, Bankers Institute of Rural Development(BIRD),
Lucknow, India

Shaping Visionary Leaders in the Era of AI Revolution and Holistic Development


VSEP offers Bachelor of Science (Economics) – Honours / Honours with Research.

VSEP has multiple exit options. A student can exit after the 3rd year with a B.Sc (Economics) degree or s/he may exit after the 4th year. B. Sc. – Hons. with Research is a full-time 48 months programme.

B.Sc. Economics – Hons. with Research

Health Economics
Data Analytics

No, You can choose it at a later stage. Due counseling will be arranged to avoid confusion and mismatch.

It’s available online. The last date of application is 30th August 2024.

Faculty interaction.

As per the UGC guidelines, internship is mandatory and it is also an integral part of the VSEP programme structure. Each one is encouraged to explore options suitable to their future career paths. Required assistance will also be provided to students for internships.

Academic Fee: INR 1,50,000 and Miscellaneous Fee INR 12,500 (INR 7000 Refundable Caution Deposit)

Bank of Baroda and EduVanze. Required assistance will be provided for other banks, as the case may be.

As per VMRF policy. For further details please contact the VSEP office.

There are various national and international career options available after completing this degree Examples- government agencies (Ministry of Health, NHA, NITI Aayog,UK,CMS US),Research institutions (PHFI, ICMR, IIPH,Harvard School of Public Health,LSE),Hospitals and healthcare providers (Apollo Hospitals, Fortis Healthcare),International organizations (WHO, World Bank, IMF),Consulting firms (PwC Healthcare, McKinsey & Company,Roland Berger, Accenture Strategy),Non-profits (WHO India, PATH, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation),Academia ,Pharmaceutical Companies: Pfizer, Novartis etc.

There are various national and international career options available after completing this degree Examples- Government Agencies (NITI Aayog, RBI),Consulting Firms (McKinsey & Company, Bain & Company),Research Institutions,E-commerce Companies (Flipkart, Amazon) Financial Institutions (NSE,BSE,World Bank, International Monetary Fund IMF),Management Consulting Firms (The Boston Consulting Group (BCG), Roland Berger,Technology Companies (Google, Microsoft) etc.

We do have separate hostel facilities for boys and girls catering diverse North and South Indian Cuisines.

At VSEP B. Sc. – Hons. with Research degree is offered as a Full-time programme only.

VSEP is situated along the scenic stretch of Rajiv Gandhi Salai (Old Mahabalipuram Road), approximately 50 kilometers from the bustling city of Chennai. Surrounded by verdant landscapes and tranquil surroundings, our campus provides an idyllic escape from the bustling city life, much closer to the shore temples of Mahabalipuram.

Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation (Deemed to be University) will confer the degree as per the UGC guidelines.