what should i do after 12th - economics hons. or engineering? why? i m interested in both?

i m a science student and i also have economics. i m interested in both economics hons and engineering. now please tell me which one is more better and why???? also tell me where an economist is employed and what is its payscale????

0 91 Views | Posted 2011-09-22 19:16:06
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    2011-10-09 16:49:43
    B-Tech's fine and you would get a feel for real practical stuff especially if you get into an IIT or an NIT. even after B-Tech many go for MBA. so you would still have your options. Ultimately you will require management at any level. In companies if you hold an MBA deg then you directly are on a way above level than Tech eng.s. they' ll have to work their way up the ladder. So if you look at a pay-pack view a management course is your best option.
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    Suni K | Guide-Level 14

    2011-10-09 14:21:11
    A natural answer would be B Tech, But if you are on the track of pursuing an MBA, both streams are equally acceptable, you could lose out on tide, additional employment and social gains for B Tech if you are on a BA , Economics track.
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    Nirmal Bhagat | Contributor-Level 7

    2011-10-09 13:36:34
    you can do your BE first and then do MA in economics or MBE.
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    Priya Saxena | Guide-Level 11

    2011-10-09 11:59:54
    Hi Nitika,
    As you would know well, both the courses are entirely different and offers careers in separate disciplines, it would be quite difficult on our part to advise as to which is better but it should be your self decision.
    Like you have stated that you are interested in both, you can consider other parameters like subjects are of your strength or the career that you think you can make the best out of and other factors too which can help you to decide.
    All the Best!
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    sameera shams | Contributor-Level 10

    2011-09-22 19:56:38
    shams@ hi nitika
    A engineering graduate with MBA is always a very candidate for companies to hire. As this particular candidate has both managerial and technical skills and so he/she will have better chances of promotion and growth or After economic hons you may do MBA in the subject u interested like finance or management,
    as economic has low in expanding industry Few of the engineering courses after 12th are Mechanical Engineering, Electronic engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Science, Electronic and communication,
    but i will suggest y 2 go for engineering and the rest depends on y choice and intrest
    all the best shams

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