Business Analyst

Minimum B.A. (Economics Honours)

Not required

The tasks an Economist is expected to perform include:

Studying, conducting research, preparing reports and formulating plans designed to aid in solving economic problems arising from production and distribution of goods and services

Studying the process through which man makes a living and satisfies his wants for products, shelter, service or amusement

Studying conditions favouring or hampering economic development

Devising methods for collection and analysis of economic and statistical data

Compiling and interpreting the data

Preparing reports and formulating plans based on studies in the field of economics

Advising and consulting private industrial concerns or government agencies on matters such as operating efficiency, marketing methods and fiscal problems

Skilled in interpreting data

Ability to use statistical tools

Not applicable


Analytical mind


Good communication skills

Attention to detail



It is a desk job

Need not handle a team

Local travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time work and contractual jobs maybe available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Companies usually work for 5/6 days a week and 8/9 hours everyday. This may vary from company to company

Shift system maybe available

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs
This job is suitable for candidates with One Leg (OL), Both Legs Handicapped (BL), One Arm (OA), One Arm and One Leg (OAL), Both Eyes with Low Vision (BLV) and those who have their Hearing Impaired (HH)

This job is not considered hazardous or dangerous

One may develop occupational hazards such as stress on eyes, mental and physical strain, joint pains, etc. if not taken care of

For freshers - INR 20,000 to INR 25,000 per month

For candidates with experience - INR 25,000 to INR 30,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

The Importance of Economic Study

The study of economics provides a good opportunity to gain an edge in todays rapidly globalizing world. Well-trained economists are in huge demand across industries, not only at the national but at the international level as well. In recent years, there has been a huge demand for economic analysts, researchers and consultants as they are well-equipped and trained to effectively handle the increasing complexities of a rapidly globalizing and competitive society.

It is precisely against this backdrop that the study of economics opens up the doors of a wide variety of the most sought-after career options. The students of economics are provided with deep insights into how an economy functions at the macro-level and how the markets operate at the micro-level. In addition, imparting the knowledge of economics also entails developing sufficient groundings into statistical and mathematical methods for economics, econometrics, public finance, monetary economics, international economics, development economics and economic policy-making, all of which are extremely desirable from the practical perspective of building a career whether in the public sector, private sector or even non-government organizations. Therefore, Economist as a career proffers vast opportunities in India

Government and private banks

Finance companies

Government and private colleges/universities


Government and private companies

Cities and towns across India