About Department

The Department

The Department of Economics was established in the year 1955 with a Bachelors Programme in Economics. Masters in Economics was started in the year 1964. The department celebrated its Golden Jubilee in the year 2005 with a host of programmes. 

Currently, the Department offers BA and MA Programmes in Economics. BA Programme consists of six semesters and MA Programme four semesters. BA programme has 60 seats and MA programme has 15 seats. Applications to the programmes can be made through the portal of MG University, every year.

Econometric Methods was introduced as a paper in the sixth semester of BA programme in the month of December, 2011. The specialisation paper for MA programme is capital markets.

The Department has eight faculty members. Three faculties have MPhil. Five are pursuing PhD. Currently, three UGC-minor research projects are under progress and a UGC-major research project was completed in 2011.

The Department has sufficient infrastructure which include, a well maintained book bank, five computers, LCD projector, and Broadband with WiFi connectivity.

The Department has selected Foundations of Environmental Economics as the paper for Open course in the 5th semester .

The  Department has introduced many innovative  and unique programmes  for the widening the skill and knowledge of the students as well as the faculty members of the college . These Programmes include Masters series , rEturN programme by Alumni , reading month and  dialogue forum.