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Program Objectives

The M.Phil Program at the Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) has been developed to provide the necessary facilities for training economists in Pakistan. Given the asymmetrical situation whereby only a small percentage of the entire population has access to higher education, it is hoped that the M.Phil program at PIDE would be a step forward in a critical field of knowledge and expertise. This program is aimed at imparting a full range of knowledge, awareness and expertise in economics to meet the emerging challenges, as well as equipping students with the analytical tools necessary for policy-oriented research.

Eligibility Criteria

A minimum CGPA of 2.5 on a scale of 4.0 (semester system) or 2nd Division (annual system) in Masters Degree (2 years) or 4 years Bachelor Degree in relevant field from an HEC recognized university. Applicant will be selected on the basis of their performance in the admission test, interview and academic record.

Program Structure

Total Credit Hours (Chr.): 42

Core Courses Chr.: 15, Elective Courses Chr.: 12, Thesis Chr.: 15

 

Semester-I

Semester-II

Advance Microeconomics Theory (Chr. 3)

Advance Macroeconomics Theory (Chr. 3)

Mathematics for Economists (Chr. 3)

Ädvance Econometrics (Chr. 3)

Elective I (Chr. 3)

Elective III (Chr. 3)

Elective II (Chr. 3)

Elective IV (Chr. 3)

   

Semester-III

Semester-IV

Seminars and Workshop (Chr. 3)

Thesis (Chr. 9)

Thesis (Chr. 6)

 

 

 

List of Elective Courses for MPhil Program

Code

Title

Credits

E701

Mathematical Economics

3

E710

Public Finance

3

E711

Public Policy

3

E720

Monetary Economics

3

E721

Monetary Policy

3

E722

Financial Economics

3

E730

International Economics

3

E731

International Finance

3

E732

Trade Policy

3

E740

Human Resource Development-I

3

E741

Human Resource Development-II

3

E742

Economics Of Population

3

E750

Industrial Economics

3

E751

Industrial Policy

3

E760

Development Economics

3

E761

Development Policy

3

E770

Applied Econometrics

3

E771

Topics in Advanced Econometrics

3

E780

Agricultural Development

3

E781

Agricultural Policy

3

E790

Economic Growth And Distribution

3

 

Fees, Dues and Scholarships

MPhil (Economics)

Semesters

Sr. No.

Description

I

II

III

IV

1.

Admission Fee

10,000

-

-

-

2.

Tuition Fee

39,600

39,600

9,900

 

3.

Transportation Fee

4,000

4,000

4,000

4,000

4.

Library (Refundable)

5,000

-

-

-

5.

Transcript Fee

500

-

-

-

6.

Research

-

-

15,000

15,000

Total

59,100

43,600

28,900

19,000

 

PIDE Endowment Fund scholarships, Higher Education Commission (HEC) scholarships and Pakistan Bait-ul-Maal scholarships are among the financial assistance available to students during their academic program.

Contact Us

Dr. Attiya Yasmin Javid

Head of Department

Department Contact

Mr. Muhammad Saleem

Ph: +92-51-9248101

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Pakistan Institute of Development Economics

P.O. Box 1091, Islamabad, Pakistan

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