Introduction

The Department of Economics has distinguished itself to be one of the leading centres of learning economics in the country.
As a postgraduate and research department with enviable legacy of illustrious teachers and alumni it has carved a niche for itself as a centre of learning in which economics is taught with a difference. It is a matter of great satisfaction that students and faculty act in unison to make teaching-learning process a highly purposeful mission.

VISION:

Achieving excellence, broadening horizons, building competencies and developing a sustainable education model through critical thinking, ethical groundedness and commitment to society.

MISSION:

Preparing students to understand and resolve the multitude of challenges in the economy through relevant research based education. We aim to educate our students to become successful professionals and socially responsible citizens who contribute positively to the socio-economic well-being of the world.

 

 

Overview

Established in 1969, the Department of Economics is one of the strongest and vibrant departments in India. The Department of Economics has distinguished itself to be one of the leading centres of learning economics in the country.


The Department has the distinction of having developed a unique and challenging curriculum and syllabus at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels. Students are trained to analyze concrete problems with the help of conceptual frames, theoretical insights and mathematical, statistical and econometric tools along with computer applications. Areas of specialization include DevelopmentalEconomics, Financial Economics, Econometrics, Mathematical Economics, Institutional Economics, Micro and Macro studies.
As a postgraduate and research department with enviable legacy of illustrious teachers and alumni it has carved a niche for itself as a centre of learning in which economics is taught with a difference. It is a matter of great satisfaction that students and faculty act in unison to make teaching-learning process a highly purposeful mission.


Currently the department, under the leadership of Director Fr Jobi Xavier and Prof. Joshy K J, Head of the Department, along with twelve accomplished faculty members offers a wide array of Research Programme, postgraduate programme, and undergraduate courses.