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. Meenakshi Thapan Director DSE. The Delhi School of Economics is an institution where academic rigor in the disciplines of Economics, Geography, and Sociology is the cornerstone of its intellectual life. Students and teachers are engaged in the pursuit of...

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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."