[Syllabus] Economics/Business Economics (309) CUET (UG) 2022
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Economics/Business Economics (309)
Note: There will be one Question Paper which will have 50 questions out of which 40 questions need to be attempted.
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UNIT I: INTRODUCTION TO MICROECONOMICS
- What is microeconomics?
- Central problems
UNIT II: CONSUMER BEHAVIOUR AND DEMAND
- 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.
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.
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
UNIT V: MONEY AND BANKING
- Money: meaning, evolution, and functions
- Central bank: meaning and functions
- Commercial banks: meaning and functions
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.
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
Indian Economic Development
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.
UNIT IX: CURRENT CHALLENGES FACING THE INDIAN ECONOMY
Poverty – absolute and relative; Main programmes for poverty alleviation: A critical assessment;
Human Capital Formation – How many people become resource; Role of human capital in economic development;
Rural development: Key issues – credit and marketing – role of cooperatives; agricultural diversification;
Employment: Growth and changes in work force 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
UNIT X: DEVELOPMENT EXPERIENCE OF INDIA
- A comparison with neighbours
- India and Pakistan
- India and China
- Issues: economic growth, population, sectoral development and other Human Development Indicators
The National Testing Agency (NTA) is established by Ministry of Education, MoE (Earlier known as Ministry of Human Resource Development-MHRD) as an independent/ autonomous, self-reliant and self-sustained premier testing organization.
CUET – Common University Entrance Test
National Testing Agency (NTA) has been entrusted with the responsibility of conducting the Undergraduate entrance tests for all the Central Universities (CUs) for the academic session 2022-2023. CUET will provide a single window opportunity to students to seek admission in any of the Central Universities (CUs) across the country.
Mode of Examination
The CUET (UG) will be conducted in Computer Based Test (CBT) Mode. The aspirants who desire to appear for the test, may refer to the Information Bulletin for admission to Undergraduate programmes of the desired Central Universities (CUs) for admission into the Undergraduate Programmes.
Examination Structure for CUET (UG)
CUET (UG) – 2022 will consist of the following Sections:
- Section IA – 13 Languages
- Section IB – 20 Languages
- Section II – 27 Domain-specific Subjects
- Section III – General Test
CUET(UG) Domain Subject (Section II) Paper Pattern
|Section II – Domain||There are 27 Domains specific subjects being offered under this Section. A candidate may choose a maximum of Six (06) Domains as desired by the applicable University/Universities.||40 Questions to be attempted out of 50||
||45 Minutes for each Domain Specific Subjects|
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