Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune


Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics (GIPE), Pune, is one of the oldest research and training institutes in Economics in the country, established in 1930. Its primary objective is research in the socio-economic dimensions of the Indian society, and training of researchers in this domain. The major research areas of the Institute are: Agricultural Economics, Population Studies, Economic History, Input-output analysis for planning and development, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Monetary economics, Financial Economics, Public Economics, International Economics and the study of economics of East European countries.

On May 9th, 1993, the Institute was conferred the status of a Deemed to be University from May 9,1993. With the grant of this status, the Institute now awards its own MSc,and PhD degrees in economics, financial economics and agribusiness economics. The Deemed University status allows the syllabi to be updated regularly in line with the domestic and international developments in Economics and related fields. The Institute was accredited it with A+ (grade) (score 90-95%) for a period of five years by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council on, and with effect from January 8, 2004. The Library has one of the largest collections of social science documents in India.