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  • DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

    ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT

    The Department of Economics was established in the year 1966, with a sanctioned strength of 40 students in B.A. Economics. During the academic year 1986-87 M.A. Degree in Economics was introduced. The Department has introduced M.Phil., Degree Course as a self-financing course in the year 2010. With this the Department of Economics has been elevated to the status of a Research Department. Since majority of the staff members of our Department have research qualifications to their credit, efforts have been initiated to upgrade the Department of Economics into a Research Centre to offer Ph.D. Degree Programme in Economics. The Department of Economics is well known for its commitment to the uplift of the rural youth by offering opportunities of higher education. A certificate course in Management of Industries (Small scale) is taught to Undergraduate students as an Add on Course as per UGC norms. In addition to our regular academic programme, spoken English classes to improve communication ability of the students in English are also arranged to all the under graduate students. Personality Development Programme is conducted as part of our curriculum. Besides, Yoga, Career Guidance and coaching classes are arranged for all the students with the help of our successful alumni.


    Courses offered

    Courses Duration
    B.A. Degree 3 Years
    M.A., Degree 2 Years
    M.Phil., Degree (Self Financing) 1 Year

    FACULTY MEMBERS

    Name

    Designation

    Dr.M.Rajamanickam,M.A.,Ph.D.,

    Associate Professor/ Head

    Dr.P.Thirupathy,M.A.,M.Phil.,M.Ed.,M.SC.,(Yoga),Ph.D.,

    Assistant Professor

    Dr.C.Sundarapandian,M.A.,M.Phil.,M.L.I.Sc.,Ph.D.,

    Assistant Professor

    Dr.T.Ravisankar,M.A.,M.Phil.,D.Cop.,CTPOA.,Ph.D.,

    Assistant Professor

    Dr.R.Gangadharan,M.A.,B.Ed.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,

    Assistant Professor

    Dr.R.Ganesan,M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,

    Assistant Professor

    Dr.T.Santhanamuthu,M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,

    Assistant Professor

    GUEST LECTURERS
    Dr.C.E.Shanmugasundram,M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D.,

    INFRASTRUCTURE

    The Department of Economics has sufficient facilities for the conduct of classes. Each classroom has necessary furniture. The staff room is spacious enough to accommodate all the faculty members. The Department has computer systems with internet connectivity. The Department of Economics has separate Post Graduate Department library functions with sufficient books and Journals for Post Graduate Students and Research Scholars. Teaching aids like LCD Projector are also available for the use of the department.

    RESEARCH ACTIVITIES

    Our department has seven regular faculty members, five are with Ph.D. Degree. The remaining 2 faculty members are doing research for the award of Ph.D., Degree. Sri T. Ravisankar, Assistant Professor is doing a Minor Research Project funded by the University Grants Commission. All the three Guest Lecturers of our Department are also doing research for the award of Ph.D., Degree. Every year of our Department organizes a state level or a national level workshop/conference / seminar. Our faculty members regularly participate in the annual conferences of Indian Economic Association (IEA) and Association of Economist of Tamilnadu (AET). Their contributions are published in the conference volumes of the above associations.

    CAREER GUIDANCE

    Our college conducts regular coaching classes for competitive examinations. All the Post Graduate and final year Under Graduate students are advised to attend the classes. Besides we are conducting special coaching classes for NET/SET, especially for the post graduate students. Remedial coaching classes are also held for those students who have failed in the semester examinations. There is a question bank in the Department which has a collection of previous semester examination questions conducted by the University. The Department has plans to create a question bank for various competitive examinations.

    FUTURE PLAN

  • Research Centre to offer Ph.D., Programme

  • State-of-the-art Seminar Hall

  • UGC / ICSSR Sponsored Seminars

  • UGC Minor / Major Projects

  • Career Guidance to the students of Economics to be organized by the Department of Economics with the help of the Alumni


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