Economic Sciences | IISER Bhopal


The Department of Economic Sciences at IISER Bhopal was set up in 2017 with the objective of promoting research and training in all areas of Economics. The research interests of the current faculty span microeconomics, game theory, trade theory, industrial organization, public economics, social choice theory, corporate finance, option pricing, behavioral economics, agriculture economics and environmental economics.

The department currently offers two academic programmes. One is a PhD programme and another is a 4 year BS programme. applications are usually invited in October and April. For more details about PhD programme, please click here.

We are one of the few departments in the country to offer a 4-year BS programme in Economic Sciences with the option to obtain BS-MS (Dual Degree) in Economic Sciences by spending an additional year. Hence, our training exposes students to most areas of economics and enables them to pursue a research career in economics as well as secure employment in the industry. Click here to know more about BS-MS programme.


  • Shortlisted Candidates for PhD Interviews.

  • IISER Bhopal has started offering BS Programme in Economic Sciences from August 2018. View Details.

  • Advertisement for the post of Postdoctoral Fellow.

  • Applications are invited for Faculty Position in Economic Sciences.

  • Applications are invited for Ph.D. addmission.

  • Dr. Ridhima Gupta has been awarded a research grant of USD 5000 by SETI.

  • Dr. Sandip Kumar Agarwal has been awarded a research grant of USD 22000 by SANDEE.

  • Dr. Sisir Debnath (Indian School of Business, Hyderabad) will be delivering a lecture titled "The Impact of Electronic Voting Machines on Electoral Frauds, Democracy, and Development." on January 07, 2019 at 02:00 PM in Creates CSC Room, Second Floor - Main Building.