Careers in Economics are among the most valued and prestigious. Though economics is taught at the undergraduate level, jobs in economics are offered to candidates having specialized post graduate qualification in this subject. The application of this subject being of universal nature, economics jobs are open in all sectors of an economy.
Jobs in economics though easily related with the finance sector and money market operations, also exist in manufacturing and retail segments. Other segments having opportunities for economics academicians are resource planning, rural development, urban development, foreign trade an international relations.
Planning commissions and organizations associated with data collection and interpretations are always on the look out for professionals in economics.
Scope In India: Economics professionals are employed as economic analyst, finance economist, econometrician, economic advisor, and economist. 
Scope Outside India: Economics scholars are in high demand in international trade bodies and financial institutions. Management consultants and investment planning organizations recruit economics graduates at lucrative terms. Opportunities as economists, senior analysts, senior economists, and senior economics associates are available for scholars in economics.
  Indian Statistical Institute
  Madras School of Economics
  Delhi School of Economics