CUET Economics Syllabus for 2023 Exam

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Looking for CUET Economics subject Syllabus for the 2023 exam in, B.A,, and other Undergraduate programs in DU and other Central Universities.

Here is the complete detail of the syllabus for your convenience.


Note:- There will be one Question Paper that will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be attempted.

Here are the all units comprising the syllabus

Unit I: Introduction to Microeconomics

What is microeconomics?

Central problems

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Unit II: Consumer Behaviour and Demand

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Consumer’s Equilibrium: meaning and attainment of equilibrium through Utility Approach: One and two commodity cases.

Demand: market demand, determinants of demand, demand schedule, demand curve, movement along and shifts in the demand curve, price elasticity of demand, measurement of price elasticity of demand – percentage, total expenditure, and geometric methods.

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Introductory Macroeconomics

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Unit III: National Income and Related Aggregates — Basic Concepts and Measurement.

Macroeconomics: meaning.

Circular flow of income, concepts of GDP, GNP, NDP, NNP (at market price and factor cost).

Measurement of National Income –Value Added method, Income method, and Expenditure method.

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Unit IV: Determination of Income and Employment

Aggregate demand, aggregate supply, and their components

Propensity to consume and propensity to save (average and marginal)

Meaning of involuntary unemployment and full employment

Determination of income and employment: two-sector model

Concept of investment multiplier and its working

Problems of excess and deficient demand

Measures to correct excess and deficient demand – availability of credit, change in
government spending

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Unit V: Money and Banking

Money: meaning, evolution, and functions

Central bank: meaning and functions

Commercial banks: meaning and functions

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Unit VI: Government Budget and the Economy

Government budget – meaning and its components

Objectives of government budget

Classification of receipts – revenue and capital; classification of expenditure – revenue and capital, plan and non-plan, and developmental and non-developmental

Balanced budget, surplus budget, and deficit budget: meaning and implications

Revenue deficit, fiscal deficit, and primary deficit: meaning and implications; measures to contain different deficits.

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Unit VII: Balance of Payments

Foreign exchange rate – meaning (fixed and flexible), merits and demerits; determination through demand and supply

Balance of payments accounts – meaning and components

A brief analysis of recent exchange rate issues

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Below are the all units in this section.

Unit VIII: Development Experience (1947-90) and Economic Reforms since 1991

A brief introduction of the state of the Indian economy on the eve of independence. Indian economic system and common goals of Five-year Plans.

Main features, problems, and policies of agriculture (institutional aspects and new agricultural strategy), industry (IPR 1956; SSI – role & importance), and foreign trade.

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Unit IX: Current challenges facing the Indian Economy

Poverty – absolute and relative; Main programs for poverty alleviation: A critical

Human Capital Formation – How many people become resources; Role of human capital in economic development;

Rural development: Key issues – credit and marketing – the role of cooperatives; agricultural diversification;

Employment: Growth and changes in the workforce participation rate in formal and informal sectors; problems and policies

Infrastructure: Meaning and Types: Cases Studies: Health: Problems and Policies – A critical assessment;

Sustainable Economic Development: Meaning, Effects of Economic Development on
Resources and Environment, including global warming

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Unit X: Development Experience in India

A comparison with neighbours

India and Pakistan

India and China

Issues: economic growth, population, sectoral development and other Human
Development Indicators

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