The Department of Economics was established in 1961 under the pioneering headship of Founder Principal of the college, M.V. Koundinya considering the needs of the society and was further augmented in 1969 with a grantable post-graduate course.

Three faculties of the department have been awarded Ph.D. & others are perusing it. The department has an enriched departmental library along with a great number of books at the central library. Department has completed 40 research projects at UG level where as 54 projects at PG. and has a goal to establish the department as a research center for M.Phil. & Ph.D. courses.

Awards & Recognition

Department won the consolation prize in Effective Implementation of 5 ‘S’ in the Department in 2012. Department won first & third price in Student Research Competition. 2013-14

Courses available at the department with intake capacity
Courses Intake Capacity
F.Y.B.A. 600
S.Y.B.A.(Spl.) 120
T.Y.B.A. (Spl.) 120
M.A. Part –I 120
M.A. Part –II 120