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The Centre for Quantitative Economics and Data Science was established in the year 2021 with the aim to provide fundamental knowledge and problem-solving skills in the area of Quantitative Economics and Data Sciences. This will help in disseminating the acquired knowledge towards improving analytical skill, research and practical application.

The Centre is recognized at par with existing leading Centres in terms of available computational facilities and academic & research infrastructure. The Centre remains committed to its two-fold mission.


The centre strives to be recognized for outstanding education and research, leading to excellent professionals and innovators in the field of Quantitative Economics and Data Science, who can positively contribute for the betterment of the society.



1.    To impart quality education and equip the students with the strong foundation that could make them capable of handling the upcoming challenges.

2.    To maintain the state of the art research facilities and facilitate interaction with the world's leading universities, industries and research organizations for constant improvement in the quality of education and research.

Postgraduate Programmes

The Centre offers an Integrated-5-year M.Sc. program in Quantitative Economics and Data Science (CQEDS) programme of Ten Semesters. The programme is accredited by the All-India Council for Technical Education (AICTE).

The total Intake of the course is 30.

Doctoral Programmes

The Centre offers Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.) programmes in all branches of the subject.


Dr. Kunal Mukhopadhyay
Professor & Head of Centre (HoC)
Centre for Quantitative Economics and Data Science (CQEDS)
Birla Institute of Technology
Mesra, Ranchi
Jharkhand-835 215
Mobile: 9931258135/9958021101



Last Updated - 22-Oct-2021