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Department of Economics is one of the premier departments of the college established in 1967 as a part of commerce and history department. It became an independent one only after the functioning of Pre-Degree course in 1982 and later it was upgraded the Under Graduate programme, B.A Economics, in the year 1993. Now the department has an excellent track records including top percentage of results at the university level. It’s our proud to point out that in the U.G Economics Examinations of March 2020, the Department of Economics stands at 3rd position in the University. Mathematics for Economic Analysis and History of Economic Thought are the complementary elective course provided by the department for UG course.

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To impart the foundations in Economics and inculcating the practical knowledge to the students and thereby make them aware of latest developments in the subject and its application in the various walks of modern life and finally shape them into future leaders to address the emerging economic and social issues and thereby create social commitment.



To enhance the capacity of student to achieve personal and professional development To prepare students for acquiring applied knowledge of economics that contribute a better human being in policy making which will help to inclusive development. To develop a capacity to “ think like an economist” and also to motivate them for realizing their potential through creative spaces To equip the students to involve in critical inquiry and exchange of ideas without any fear, favour or hesitation. In addition to attaining high standard of academic performance, the department of economics aspires to stimulate the academic environment by providing value based quality education for the betterment of communities.


  • It is one of the prominent and oldest departments
  • Though it was introduced as a department offering Additional Language facility
  • The BA Economics Language and Literature course was introduced in 1980 and MA Economics Language
  • The department has been the abode of underprivileged and marginalized section of the society
  • The annual intake of the BA Economics Language and Literature Programme
  • Along with UG and PG Programmes, the department offers additional language
  • The unique feature of the BA Economics Degree Programme is a DTP course which offers in the Sixth Semester
  • The course which gives an opportunity to acquire Typing skill both in Economics and English