About Delhi School of Economics

The Delhi School of Economics was established in 1949 as a Centre for advanced learning and research in the Social Sciences with Professor V.K.R.V. Rao as its Founder-Director and Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru, as its President. At present, the Delhi School of Economics comprises the Departments of Economics, Geography and Sociology, University of Delhi.

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Message from the Director

Message from the Director

Prof. Pami Dua Director DSE. The Delhi School of Economics with its constituent departments – Economics, Geography and Sociology - is a premier post-graduate institution of academic excellence in India. The Founder-Director, Professor V.K.R.V. Rao along with India's first Prime...

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Prof. V.K.R.V. Rao’s Vision

"I committed myself to build an independent school of research and training in Economics in India that would compare with the London School of Economics."