BA/BS Economics & Data Science

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About the Program

The BA in Economics and Data Science program offers a comprehensive exploration of economic theories coupled with advanced data science methodologies and provides a unique skill set at the intersection of two critical disciplines.

The program helps to gain a profound understanding of economic dynamics and provides proficiency in statistical analysis, data visualization, and programming in languages like Python, empowers to analyse and interpret economic phenomena through quantitative methods. The curriculum includes econometrics, big data analytics, and machine learning applications in economics. The program prepares for dynamic roles as data analysts, economic analysts, and policy analysts in a data-driven world.

Advantage @DGU

  • Dehradun - A Safe, Beautiful & Cosmopolitan Education City.
  • Bundle of Industry Integrated Value Added Certificates.
  • Students from 23 States & 5 Countries on campus.
  • Multiple Placements for all.
  • More than 250+ Companies for Campus Placement.
  • Possibilities of International Exposure.
  • Separate in campus Girls & Boys hostels with Modern Sporting & Gym facilities.

USPs of the Program

Real-world Applications

Emphasis on practical applications ensures both theoretical concepts and hands-on experience for solving real-world economic challenges using data-driven approaches.

Industry-Relevant Projects

Engage in projects that mirror industry challenges, applying economic theories and data science techniques to solve complex problems, ensuring readiness for the demands of the professional world.

Innovative Curriculum Fusion

The program pioneers a novel blend, intertwining economic theories with advanced data science techniques, preparing graduates to be adept problem solvers in the modern analytical landscape.

Dynamic Research Opportunities

Engage in cutting-edge research projects at the forefront of economics and data science, allowing to contribute to the evolving knowledge landscape and stay ahead in these rapidly evolving disciplines.

Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration

The program fosters an environment where collaborating across disciplines promotes a holistic understanding of economic challenges and data-driven solutions, creating well-rounded professionals ready for multifaceted problem-solving.

Career Opportunities

  • Data Analyst
  • Economic Analyst
  • Policy Analyst
  • Business Analyst
  • Research Economist
  • Data Scientist
  • Financial Analyst

Course Structure

Sester I Semester II
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Introduction to Mathematics 3 Scientific Enquiry 3
General English 3 Knowledge Theory and Practices 3
Quantitative Reasoning 3 Statistics for Economics 3
Introduction to Economic Reasoning 3 Introduction to Programming with Python 3
Introduction to Data Science 3 Introduction to Spreadsheets 3
Mathematics for Economics 3 OPEN ELECTIVE 2 2
Semester III Semester IV
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Basic Research Methodology 3 Foreign Language 3
Development Economics 3 International Economics 3
Optimization Techniques for Data Science 3 Machine Learning Fundamentals 3
Minor Paper 1 3 Minor Paper 2 3
Econometrics 3 Money, Banking and Finance 3
Time Series Analysis 3 Database Management System 3
Introduction to Finance 3 Time Series Econometrics 2
Data Ethics and Privacy 3 OPEN ELECTIVE 4 2
Semester V Semester VI
Subjects Credits Subjects Credits
Internship 3 Big Data Analytics 3
Media and Communication 2 Behavioural Economics 3
Introduction to Critical Thinking 2 Comparative Economics 3
Deep Learning and Neural Networks 3 Business Intelligence and Visualisation 3
Minor Paper 3 3 Minor Paper 4 4
International Aid and Economic Growth 3 Capstone Project 4
Financial Markets and Asset Pricing 3
Open Elective 5 2

Suggested Minors:

1. Computer Applications

Computer Science Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Computers 3
2 Computer Organization and Architecture 3
3 Introduction to Artificial Intelligence 3
4 Data Mining 3

2. Finance

Finance Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Principles of Finance 3
2 Financial Accounting 3
3 Financial Statement Analysis 3
4 Financial Modeling 3

3. Philosophy

Philosophy Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Indian Philosophy 3
2 Foundations of Western Philosophy 3
3 Logic, Reasoning & Methodology 3
4 Modern Indian Thinkers 3

4. Psychology

Psychology Minor
S. No. Title of the Course Credits
1 Introduction to Psychology 3
2 Employee Coaching, Mentoring and Counselling 3
3 Basic Psychometric 3
4 History of Psychology 3


To pursue this program student must have

Min. 60% in XII with appereance in National Level Entrance Examinaiton + Online Interview + Writing Test ( Merit on the basis of cumulative Score on the basis of X+XII + Online Interview + Writing Test )

How to Apply

In order to pursue this program, the students can talk to our counceller or use links below for further details:

Student Speak

Dhruv Tripathi

I am delighted to say that the faculties and the staff has helped me to achieve these dreams. Here, I not only had the chance to develop on my technical skills but also on other aspects such as Leadership & Management skills.

Saswati Pattjoshi

⁠I am very thankful to the department faculty and the placement cell that helped me achieve this while guiding me at every stage. My experience with the placement procedure was really great as I got to learn a lot. The placement cell is very well versed about each step.

Satyam Shekhar

⁠It is a great experience being at DBSGU. Our CDC department has helped a lot during the process of placement. They make sure that each student is well prepared for the interview.

Jyoti Nainwal

I am really thankful towards our college and placement cell, for supporting and providing us opportunities to learn interview skills, communication skills and guiding us in placements. The staff was supportive and informed us with enough notice regarding every placement drive.

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Ensuring Great Career

At DBSGU each student gets the opportunity to appear for more than 250+ companies each year and each student is able to get the optimum placement deserved. The maximum take home salary has been Rs. 20.5 Lakhs & CTC 23.5 Lakhs. Based on the intensity of training and exposure involved in the management program chosen by students at DBSGU, they are offered positions ranging from Mid-level Manager, Functional Expert, Consultant (Entry Level), Entry Level Managerial and Domain Trained positions.

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