Department of Business Economics, DU (DBE), New Delhi Overview

  New Delhi   AICTE   ESTD 1973
  New Delhi   AICTE   ESTD 1973

About College

A glimpse of the programme 

The prestigious Delhi University founded the Department of Business Economics in the year 1973 as a post-graduation programme for young professionals aiming at learning the essential skill set for the corporate business world. The department has been illustrating the exceptional knowledge and learning deliverables since its foundation and has been preparing the young professionals for future hurdles and challenges. The ever-evolving business sector of the country requires an exceptional leader to modify policies and construct strategies for the betterment of the business environment and the entire domain.

The comprehensive course structure of the Business Economic Department has been designed with an objective to deliver academic knowledge along with hands-on experience in the practical aspect of the domain. With an eclectic blend of faculty, scholars, alumni base and determined young professionals, the department has been witnessing tremendous growth since its core establishment. Moreover, the department polishes the skill set of aspirants while providing key knowledge of spheres like marketing, analytics, finance, economics, etc. among others.

Know why you should join

Delhi University has been the epitome of exceptional learning for young minds; the institution has always remained dedicated to offering a unique experience to students through exceptional curriculum and knowledge deliverables. The Business Economics department was set up in 1973, and since then the institution has been working rigorously to polish the course structure and programme offerings. However, the excellent quality of education has remained the same since the foundation of the department.

The 24-month MBA programme is ideal for young professionals aiming at grasping adequate knowledge of the corporate business world and future requirements of the industry. The department offers a distinctive understanding of economic and business fundamentals, its application in the business domain, development of soft skills and knowledge required in the industry, etc. along with other necessary subjects.

Some of the key advantages of opting for the business economic programme at Delhi University have been mentioned herewith.

  • The department lays key emphasis on the study and application of quantitative techniques required in the corporate business sector.
  • The department lays key focus on practical and theoretical knowledge of the subjects through a unique yet holistic teaching methodology
  • The students are taught the core fundamentals of SAS and other statistical tools and equipment.
  • The department plans and organises weekly seminars, guest lectures, etc. by notable industrial personalities and mentors
  • The student clubs and committees give equal opportunities for students to polish their profiles.

Batch 2020 Highlights 

The batch of Department of Business Economics highlighted some essential aspects bringing positive results in gender diversity, work and academic experience along with successful placement and recruitment activities, among other aspects. Here is a glimpse at the batch of Business Economics 2020.

  • Work experience

Aspirants applying for the programme had a variety of work backgrounds which is often encouraged by the institution to bring about diverse perspectives and opinions on a single platform. Out of all the candidates selected for the programme, many possessed a work experience extended from several months to years. On average, the students worked for 22 months.

  • Gender ratio

The institution has always believed in gender diversity among several programmes offered by the Delhi University. Therefore, for the year 2020, the batch of business economic saw a tremendous percentage of women aspirants. It is estimated that post the admission process, 31 per cent seats were bagged by female candidates whereas the rest 69 per cent seats were occupied by male aspirants.

  • Academic background

Distinctive academic backgrounds of aspirants are often encouraged by the institution. Students with varied academic backgrounds, often extend varying objectives and perspectives while working in the business world. For the batch of 2020, most of the candidates belonged to engineering background whereas numerous students from arts and commerce background were also selected. Moreover, the batch also witnessed the selection of candidates from science and academic business background.

  • Placement

The annual placement session at the Department of Business Economics saw tremendous opportunities for young professionals into several domains. The highest package was estimated to be of Rs. 21.5 LPA whereas the Median package was of Rs. 10.5 LPA. Around 18.76 per cent PPOs were offered in total, and 36.53 per cent of fortune 500 companies took an active part in placement activity.

  • Recruiting industries and sectors

The placement opportunities for the bath of 2020 Business Economics witnessed some of the notable recruiters and organisation from across the nation. The domains offered to students in the placement process, along with their percentages, have been mentioned herewith.

- IT: 20 per cent

- BFS: 19 per cent

- Marketing: 14 per cent

- Consumer Services: 14 per cent

- Market Research: 10 per cent

- Analytics: 10 per cent

- Consulting: 7 per cent

- Energy: 6 per cent

  • Summer internship

The Department of Business Economics has made a six-week-long summer internship programme mandatory for students. For the batch of 2020, students received exceptional internship opportunities from recognised institutions and organisations. The maximum stipend was marked at INR 200000 with a mean and median stipend of INR 59657 and INR 50000 respectively.

Batch 2021 Highlights

The batch of business economics 2021 has witnessed exceptional results in terms of placements, academic backgrounds, work experience, summer internship, etc. along with other departmental activities.

With a batch size of 62 students, each candidate has exceptional background details beneficial for the programme itself and future opportunities. 35 per cents hold a degree of eminent institutions like NIT, BITS or DU with 69 per cent students with an engineering background. Moreover, the 2021 batch student also possess exceptional work experience background in distinctive domains.

Here is a glimpse at the work experience of the students along with the percentage.

  • ITES- 35 per cent
  • Technology/ Engineering- 25 per cent
  • Marketing and Sales- 20 per cent
  • Operations- 10 per cent
  • Others- 10 per cent

Delhi University has been portrayed as an eminent institution since time immemorable. Therefore, the programme structure and curriculum deliverable align with the key policy of the university of bringing the best to the table and nurturing future leaders. Hence, the business economic programme is a unique course to bring transformational changes in the business industry and garb exceptional future opportunities.