IGNOU MA Economics – MEC Syllabus 2024

IGNOU MEC Syllabus 2024 - Here, Candidates will be able to find the latest syllabus structure for the IGNOU MEC program with all subjects list. IGNOU MEC Syllabus Structure is available with a credit system in which each of the courses is given appropriate credit. IGNOU has implemented a credit system in MEC courses which is useful for course selection at the time of taking admission and for re-registration.

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IGNOU MEC Candidates have to earn a required number of credits every semester or every year to complete and qualify for MEC passing certificate. The selection of the courses can be made at the time of taking fresh admission or re-registration for the subsequent year or semester for the MEC program. There are many courses available for IGNOU MEC course selection out of which some are compulsory courses and some of are elective courses.

IGNOU MEC Syllabus 2024 Highlights

Name of the Program Master of Arts (Economics)
Exam System Semester
Total Credits 80
Category IGNOU MEC

MEC students will have the option to choose the course of their choice from the elective courses (if exists) while there are no choices and options available for compulsory or core courses.

IGNOU MEC Current Syllabus 2024

Course Code Name of the Course Credits
First Semester
MEC-101 Microeconomic Theory and Analysis 6
MEC-102 Macroeconomic Theory and Analysis 6
MEC-203 Quantitative Methods 8
Total Credits 20
Second Semester
MEC-104 Economics of Growth and Development 8
MEC-109 Research Methods in Economics 6
MEC-205 Indian Economic Policy 6
Total Credits 20
Third Semester
MEC-106 Public Economics 6
MEC-107 International Trade and Development 6
MEC-110 Money, Financial Institutions and Markets 8
Total Credits 20
Fourth Semester
Choose any one group or choose courses worth 20 credits
Group-A Specialization in Data Analytics
MECE-101 Introductory Econometric Methods 4
MECE-102 Advanced Econometric Methods 4
MCS-226 Data Science and Big Data (From MCA Programme of IGNOU) 4
MCS-224 Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning (From MCA Programme of IGNOU) 4
MGG-011 Geographical Information Systems-I (From MA Geography Programme) 4
MECP-102 Project Work-I 4
Total Credits 24
Group-B Specialization in Energy and Environmental Economics
MECE-101 Introductory Econometric Methods 4
MECE-102 Advanced Econometric Methods 4
MECE-104 Economics of Environment and Social Sector 6
MECP-101 Project Work-II 6
Total Credits 20
Group-C Specialization in Insurance and Finance
MECE-101 Introductory Econometric Methods 4
MECE-102 Advanced Econometric Methods 4
MECE-103 Actuarial Economics 6
MECP-101 Project Work-II 6
Total Credits 20
Group-D Specialization in Social Policy
MECE-101 Introductory Econometric Methods 4
MGPE-6 Gandhi‘s Economic Thoughts 4
MWG-011 Women in the Economy 8
MGSE-009 Gender issues in Work, Employment and Productivity 4
MECP-102 Project Work 4
MGGL-004 Geo Special Analysis (From MA Geography Programme) 4
Total Credits 28
Total Program Credits 80

IGNOU MEC Credit System

As we all know, IGNOU has implemented a credit system in the MEC program in which the candidates have to earn a total of 80 credits to obtain the IGNOU MEC certificate. Therefore, each of the MEC courses will have an appropriate number of credits that you will earn only after you complete the particular subject. The MEC candidates can get to know about the total number of credits that they need to earn to become eligible for the IGNOU MEC degree certificate.

IGNOU University is working regularly to revise the MEC Syllabus Structure to fulfill the current demands as well as to keep connected with the latest curriculum that helps students to achieve their goals as per the latest trends. IGNOU has the right to change and update the IGNOU MEC Syllabus at any session to offer only the latest course structure. We also work hard for IGNOU MEC students to provide an updated syllabus structure to them which will help them for their studies.

26 thoughts on “IGNOU MA Economics – MEC Syllabus 2024”

  1. Can we get MECE 001 subject changed??
    I am unable to clear this exam..

    Pls guide.. I have cleared all other exams with 78% aggregate..

    Can somebody pls help..

  2. Even I was having same problem of Mec 005 and Mec 105. Which to attemp and why so confusing. Another problem about second year paper with title MEDSE 46 but it is not in the list of optional subject list

  3. Is there any subject in MEC second year with the title “development issues and perspective” code- MEDSE46???

  4. Sir
    I’m a student from MEC dept
    And as it has been shown that I have to take up an optional course which is 12 point credit for my 2nd year course
    I choose MPA 15 n 17 bcoz both had to be taken toghtr and I got the information that for we MEC student we don’t have to submit our assignment for these paper but to appear only the exam now when I had clear all of my main papers And these paper MPA 15 n 17 also I clear in exam yet it show incomplete why.

    1. Even I choose this papers but today when I downloaded the assignments for 2018-19 there are no question for these paper IDK I’m worried

    2. Hello dost!
      I am also facing same problem, please help me.
      Have you got your result of MPA 15 and 17 ?
      Please reply.

  5. Dear sir/ma’am this is in reply to your previous mail saying there’s no such paper called MEC005. In exam there were two papers with course code MEC 005 and MEC 105 having same title by name Indian economic policy. Kindly reply.

    1. Hi Amruta, I am in the same situation, there were two papers one 005/ another 105 , I wrote 005 , I don’t know if I did mistake and I will have to write the paper again , I appeared in dec 18 , do you have any recent update on this issue

    2. I was also in the same confusion,the title earlier was 005 nd now become 105.there were little bit change in syllabus nd also the question paper was different for both the titles.you need to prepare for the title which is in your registration details.

  6. I am confused about exam is this semester wise exam please reply me I am 1st year me student

  7. Dear sir /ma’am where is the link for first year MA economics 2018 detailed syllabus?

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