Department of Economics
The Department of Economics was started in the founding year of the College in 1951 with B.A. Economics course. In the year 1963, Post Graduate course in Economics was started. Research Programmes M. Phil., and Ph.D., were started in the year 1998. At present the student strength of the B.A., and M.A., Programmes is 194. A total strength of 40 Research Scholars are pursuing their M.Phil., and Ph.D. The Department has produced 53 Doctorates. The Department was sanctioned with 15 Minor Research Projects from UGC and Malcolm & Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust. The Department feels proud of stating that all the Aided staff members have acquired Ph.D., qualification and three with SLET and UGC-NET qualification. The students of Department of Economics are consistently i.e. more than a decade, securing Ranks in the ‘Combined University Rank Examination’ conducted by the Bharathidasan University. This merit has attracted many NRI students and outside Tamilnadu especially from Kerala, Kashmir and Lakshadweep to study in the Department of Economics. The typewriting institute at the college level is under the supervision of the Department of Economics.
Vision and Mission
► Providing curriculum for understanding and critical thinking of contemporary complex economic issues and a systematic framework for analysing the economic issues.
► To provide skills which will enable the students to come out with analytical skill and entrepreneurial skill.
M.A., M.B.A., Ph.D.
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