Department of Economics

The Department of Economics has been functioning in the college since the starting of the College in 1977 when there was the Pre-Degree course only. Later, a Degree Course in Economics was started, with Indian History and Political Science as subsidiaries. From 2009-10 admission onwards, the annual system has been replaced by the Choice Based Credit and Semester System (CBCSS).

The aims and objectives of the department are 1: To provide the students with first hand information about the economy in general and the economy of Kerala in particular. 2: To equip the students with recent trends and paradigm shifts of the economy. 3: To enable the students to contribute to economic policy making, research, socio-economic and environmental endeavors in global and local level and for other competitive fields. The avowed motto of the department is to imbibe the spirit of co-operation, self help and mutual help in students.

The facilities provided by the Department of Economics are

Infrastructure: The staff room and all class rooms have very good physical infrastructure facilities. One of the three class rooms has been set as a smart class room with all the technical accessories.

Books and Journals: The department has a considerable stock of books in various disciplines like Economics, Politics, History etc. The department has a total stock of 125 journals and periodicals. The important journals are Economic and Political Weekly, Business India, Business Economics, Business Today, South Asia Economic Journal, World Affairs, Yojana, Kurukshethra etc.

 

Academic Programmes

Programme Duration Qualification Sanctioned Strength
B A Economics 3 years Higher secondary
50

Faculty Members

Name Designation e-mail
Arunkumar T A (HOD) Assistant Professor taarunkumar@yahoo.com
  Assistant Professor