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Annexure to Notification No.

F(Pres/Repet-UGSyllabi)Acad/KU/13 dated 29-03-2013

Syllabus for B.A. 1st year as per Single Paper Scheme Subject: Economics Effective from Academic Session-2013 Subject Code Subject Name Theory External Max EC Economics 100 Min 36 *Internal Max 50 Min 18


Theory marks





10 marks 2 mark (75-80%) 6 marks (80-90%) 10 marks (90-100%)

Midterm test/project work/assignment

40 marks Total:-10+40=50


F(Pres/Repet-UGSyllabi)Acad/KU/13 dated 29-03-2013 Syllabus for B. Mode. Classical theory of economic development. Foreign aid economic development. Skewness— Definition. Unit II: Measures of Central Tendency and Dispersion Measures of central tendency— Arithmetic Mean. Number System—Integers. Capital formation and economic development. Meaning of economic planning. Measurement of development— GNP. Functions—Different Function in Economics. Variance and their merits and demerits. Characteristics of an under-developed country. Industrialization and economic development.Annexure to Notification No. Sustainable development. Unit III: Concepts and Theories of Economic Development Concept of development. Limits and Continuity. coefficient of skewness based on moments. Big-Push theory. Median. Standard Deviation. Need for planning in Under-developed countries. Rectangular Hyperbola. Derivatives—Definition and Evaluation. Real Numbers and Imaginary Numbers. Role of international trade in economic development. Rules of Differentiation. Coefficient of Skewness— Karl Pearson’s and Bowley’s methods.A. Nurks’s theory of disguised unemployment. 2 . Unit IV: Domestic and International Aspects of Economic Development Role of agriculture in economic development. Coefficient of Variation. PQLI and HDI. Measures of kurtosis. Marxian theory. Gradient and Equation of Straight Line. Population growth and economic development. Pre-requisites of successful planning. Moments— Moments about mean and arbitrary origin. Uses of Differentiation in Economics. Rostow’s stages of economic growth. Irrational Numbers. Marginal Concepts and Elasticities. Equations—Different types of equations. Centralized and decentralized planning. Distinction between economic growth and economic development. 1st year as per Single Paper Scheme Subject: Economics Effective from Academic Session-2013 Quantitative Methods and Development Economics Unit I: Basic concepts in Quantitative Methods: Role of Mathematics in Economics. Rational Numbers. Unit V: Choice of Techniques and Development Planning Labour intensive technique vs capital intensive technique. Parabola. Measures of dispersion— Mean Deviation. Geometric Mean and their merits and demerits. Capital-output ratio— Meaning and importance in planning. Kurtosis— Meaning. Schumpeter’s theory. PCI.

3.K. S.  There will be five long answer type questions in Section B. The Economics of Development and Planning. New York. An Introduction to Statistical Methods.D Allen (1974).e. Vikas Publishing House. Oxford University Press.S. Monga (1972). New Delhi. 3. London. Vikas Publishing House. Todaro & Smith (2005). Since. there won’t be any internal assessment for the private candidates the marks of the candidates will be raised strictly in proportion to the percentage of marks obtained in the external examination. Gupta & Vijay Gupta (1995).F(Pres/Repet-UGSyllabi)Acad/KU/13 dated 29-03-2013 Basic Reading List: 1. C. 2. HarperCollins College Publishers. medium and long answer type questions comprising of Section A and Section B. Growth and Development. Jhingan (2006). Hayami (1997).50 marks) Internal examination = 50 marks Total (50+100) = 150 marks Private candidates Private candidates shall be subject to same external examination pattern is applicable to the candidates in regular mode. R. Mathematical Analysis for Economists. Ghatak (1986). 6. 5. M. G. 3 . In the case of regular candidates the internal assessment marks shall be added with the marks secured in the external examination. answer type question each carrying 10 marks (5x10)=50 Section B 3 long answer type questions each carrying 17 marks (3x17) = 51(approx.  Duration of the final examination will be 3 hrs. Macmillan Press. Vrinda Publications.  In section A there will be five medium type questions. A.. Y.L. Allen & Unwin. New Delhi. New Delhi. New Delhi. Tata McGraw Hill.Annexure to Notification No.B. Chand & Sons. New York.G. Statistical Methods. Theory paper carrying 150 marks Section A 5 medium. Economic Development. An Introduction to Development Economics. Schaum’s Outline (2005).P. Development Economics. London. S. U. 4. Fundamentals of Statistics. London. Mathematics & Statistics for Economists. 5. Longman. Gupta (2005). New Delhi. 4. Thirlwal (2003). Economic Development. Kitab Mahal. Macmillan Press Ltd. All the five questions will be compulsory. Hogendorn (1996). New Delhi Additional Reading List: 1. S. 2.P. An Introduction to Mathematical Economics. Scheme/Instructions for teachers/paper setters  There will be two types of questions in the question paper i. Elhance & Elhance (2009). one question with internal choice from each unit. one from each unit and the students will be required to attempt any three questions.