About The Department
Department of Economics - under the School of Arts Science and Humanities - is a humble beginning in the year 2016 to impart quality education in economics and to promote Higher Education and Research that seeks to provide policy solutions for economic problems faced by the country. The department has adequate faculty members with different specializations. Also, it invites Professors of national repute to take classes and share their expertise. The department offers many emerging, research oriented, mathematical and econometrics based elective courses in BA and MA Economics. To equip the students with research skills and prepare them for various avenues of employment, the department provides research methodology and dissertation courses. As a leading teaching and research institute in India, the department holds field surveys, seminars, conferences, symposiums, panel discussions and interactive sessions regularly in the areas of Tribal Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Economics, Rural Economics, Environmental Economics, Agricultural Economics, Tourism Economics and so on.
Head of the Department
PROF. K. SIVASUBRAMANIYAN
Professor & Head,
B.A. – Economics
Vision & Mission
Vision:To explore the economic study and analysis, policy framing and implementation issues faced by the Indian Economy along with the analysis of other economies in the world. To prepare students for acquiring applied knowledge of economics to enhance their employability and entrepreneurship.
Mission :The mission has two interconnected components: imparting the highest quality instruction to our undergraduate and graduate students and to train students in the Methods and Ideas of Modern Theoretical and Applied Economics. Program Educational Objectives (PEOs) PEO 1: Students will develop a thorough knowledge about the subject and its allied realms. They will have in-depth understanding of the theoretical and empirical constructs in the field of Economics. PEO 2: Students will build up the habit of critical thinking. They will develop an informed and analytical approach to learning and will be able to give his/her opinion supported by logical reasoning and problem solving skills. PEO 3: Students will be equipped with a set of tools of Econometrics, which would help them to solve real-world problems. PEO 4: Students will develop a passion to be an independent lifelong learner by imbibing real-time changes in the socio-technological context, promoting continuous development and improvement of the knowledge and skills needed for employment and personal fulfillment. PEO 5: Students will be made conscious about the issues of environmental contexts and will be trained to promote values and attitudes that claim coexistence and sustainable living with reduced, minimal, or no harm upon ecosystems. Programme Outcome ( PO) PO 1: Students will develop the powers of inquiry, critical analysis, logical thinking, and ability to apply theoretical knowledge to current issues of policy and practice in economics. PO 2: Students will be skilled in model building, testing economic models using advanced methods and sophisticated economic tools, analyzing, interpreting and formulating development policies. Program Specific Outcome (PSO) PSO 1: Students will be capable to apply economic theories and to expand the problem-solving acumen. They will be taught the applications of theories in analyzing current economic problems PSO 2: Students will be geared up for advanced studies leading to Ph. D.