Admission Requirements for MS Applied Economics/MPhil Applied Economics

Candidates must

  • submit an application and two reference letters (at least one must be from a previous teacher)
  • have at least 16 years of education (BS Hons) with a major in Economics and a minimum CGPA of 2.5


a conventional MA/MSc in Economics with at least 60% marks

  • have a minimum GAT or GRE score of 50%
  • pass the FCC Aptitude Test in Economics (FATE)

Selection Criteria

  • FATE score
  • interview score
  • past academic achievements

Merit of student will be determined on the basis of weighted aggregation of FATE score (30%), interview score (20%) and past academic achievement (50%).


  • Students who are waiting for results can apply provisionally but they have to submit complete official transcript at the time of interview.
  • CGPA in last degree will be counted towards past academic achievements
  • Candidates who fail in the FATE are not eligible to appear in the interview

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