Admission started for 2020


How JKLU Prepares you for an

M.Sc. Career

Leveraging the widely known reputation of UMass Amherst faculty in data analytics, computer science and the Computational Social Science Initiative (CSSI), this Master’s program is geared primarily for recent college graduates and secondarily for professionals seeking to advance careers. The M.Sc. degree is aligned with the practice that addresses both the need for analysts and critical thinkers.

Why M.Sc. at JKLU

Identification of sources of evidence to use in decision-making
Interpretation and visualization of in-depth analysis outcomes with critical thinking
Beyond training in core computer programming and data management skills
Development of ethical data management & applied economics practices
Learning under the aegis of Programme Faculty at UMass Amherst
Classified as a STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) program

M.Sc. Programmes


The Data Analytics program will help develop skills relating to data-driven decision-making, manipulating and analyzing large datasets, ethical data management, evaluative data interpretation, and clear communication of data results. Possible career trajectories include analyst and consulting positions in public policy, market research, public relations, corporate communications, population studies, and survey research.
The Resource Economics program provides training in empirical microeconomics and applied econometrics. It allows concentration in fields like Environmental and Natural Resource Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, and Experimental and Behavioural Economics. Graduates will have the ability to analyse how consumers and firms make choices, how markets behave, and what data are needed to inform decisions. It will prepare students for careers in analysis and decision making for management, marketing, resource-based industries and economic consulting.


Eligibility Criteria

  • Candidate should have completed (or will complete before July 2020) minimum of three years of undergraduate (bachelor) degree in any discipline from an accredited institution or University in India.
  • Candidate needs to be an Indian citizen.
  • Candidate should have studied Mathematics as a subject upto a minimum of 12th grade or equivalent
  • Candidate should have secured a minimum of 75% marks in their Undergraduate degree, 12th and 10th grades (or equivalent)



Candidates must first submit an expression of interest with the required information by 30 May 2020


Candidates will receive an invitation to complete and submit an online application form along with all requirements including a statement of purpose and recommendation letters.


Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an aptitude assessment and personal interview with the selection committee comprising of LSEF and UMass Amherst representatives.


Selections will be made on rolling basis until all the scholarships are granted and accepted. Therefore, early application is encouraged.


M.SC (2020-21) Fee* in INR

Rs. 350,000 per semester

*The above fee will be subject to increase every consecutive year.