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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf StudyVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The ‘Applied Econometrics’ online certification course is a study of the application of the various strategies and tools in the field of econometrics and associated domains. This course will help the students discuss experimental economics and the various econometric techniques. This free online course is provided by the Swayam education portal in collaboration with the National Program for Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL). This training program is for postgraduate level students and is conducted for a period of twelve weeks.

This is an elective course for the students of economics, management studies, and managerial economics and is led by the instructor, Prof. Tutan Ahmed from the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur. The classes are held online aided by videos and lectures with weekly assignments, and the final exam for evaluation.

The ‘Applied Econometrics’ training program enables students to receive a certification by Swayam and credit points after completing the course according to the eligibility standards.

The Highlights

  • Online mode
  • Free training
  • AICTE approved
  • Elective course
  • Twelve weeks course
  • Credit points
  • IIT faculty
  • E-Certificate

Programme Offerings

  • videos
  • Lectures
  • Books
  • references
  • Weekly Assignments
  • Final Certification Exam
  • course certificate
  • Credit Points

Courses and Certificate Fees

Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
INR 1000yesIIT Kharagpur

The ‘Applied Econometrics’ certification fee is paid online to register for the certification exam conducted at the end of the course.

Applied Econometrics fee structure

Course Fee


Exam Registration Fee

Rs 1000

Eligibility Criteria

The students interested in joining this ‘Applied Econometrics’ online program are required to have basic high school level knowledge of mathematics.

Certificate qualifying details:

The ‘Applied Econometrics’ certificate is given to the students who have completed the course and assessments fulfilling the following conditions,

  • Internal assessment - Average score of 10/25 (25%) in best 8 out of 12 assignments.
  • Certification exam - Average score of 30/75 (75%).
  • Total Score - 40/100.

What you will learn

Statistical skillsKnowledge of EconometricsKnowledge of Economics

The ‘Applied Econometrics’ certification syllabus is aimed to deliver the students with insights on the following,

  • Econometrics and the different statistical tools and techniques used to create an econometric model for problem-solving in the domains of economics, public policy, and business.
  • Strategies and assumptions involved in experimental research.
  • Aspects and attributes of ‘Causality’ in statistics and econometrics.

Who it is for

The ‘Applied Econometrics’ online certification course is organized for the students and research associates of management, humanities, and social sciences, economics, and industrial engineering. Industrial professionals such as policymakers, management consultantsinvestment bankers, consulting professionals, and business strategists can develop their careers through the insights gained in this course.

Admission Details

The registration for the ‘Applied Econometrics’ certification course is done online through the course website.

Step 1: Get to the course page using the link,

Step 2: Find the ‘Sign-In/Register’ option.

Step 3: Fill in the registration details.

Step 4: Start the course.

Application Details

The students applying for the ‘Applied Econometrics’ online certification program are required to enter their Swayam course account details if they had already registered or can create a new account by filling in the basic details. They can also sign in using Google, Facebook, or Microsoft account IDs.

The Syllabus

Evaluation process

  • The certification exam in this free learning course is conducted to ensure the eligibility of the candidates for the ‘Applied Econometrics’ certificate by Swayam.
  • The candidates will have to register and pay for the exam online through the course website and write the exam from the allotted exam center.
  • They should score a minimum of 30/75(75%) in the exam to qualify for the certification.


IIT Kharagpur Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: How long will it take to complete the ‘Applied Econometrics’ certification course?

It will take twelve weeks to complete this course.

2: What are the prerequisites for this ‘’Applied Econometrics’ online course?

Basic high school level understanding of mathematical concepts.

3: Which online platform offers the ‘Applied Econometrics’ training

The course is provided by Swayam.

4: Can I access the ‘Applied Econometrics’ online classes for free?

Yes, you can learn the course for free.

5: How many credit points are available for the ‘Applied Econometrics’ certification?

You will get three credit points.


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