Economics is a study of how social choices are made in the production and distribution of goods required for satisfying our material needs. The focus of the discipline and the course is on giving the students the tools required for rigorous and abstract analysis, which forms the mainstay of modern theoretical economics. After pursuing this Honours programme, the students will be well equipped to enter a postgraduate programme in any Indian university or a university outside India. An Honours degree in Economics also gives a good grounding for entering the civil services, banking and financial services sector, or the corporate sector. It is an intellectually demanding course and is most sought after at Delhi University.
The faculty of the Department of Economics consists of highly qualified and experienced teachers.