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Department of Economics

We aim at moulding our students as well motivated, well disciplined, socially committed and improved personality with developed intelligence.

Curricular activities
  • Frequent Students Seminars on relevant Economic Topics
  • Debates on current Economic Issues
  • Annual Interdisciplinary Seminar
  • Annual Intercollegiate Seminar
  • National Seminars
  • International Seminars
  • Seminars on Women Empowerment
  • Annual Research Workshop for PG Students
  • Extension Lectures to UG & PG students by external resource persons
  • Analysis of certain Economic problems and writing reports
  • Intercollegiate Quiz Competitions
  • Remedial teaching
Extra-Curricular activities
  • Observation of Children's Day
  • Campus Cleaning
  • Involvement in Club Activities
  • Visits to orphanages, old age homes etc.
  • Field survey by the students for various research purposes
  • Interdepartmental Interactions
  • Association Activities
  • Study Tour
Outreach Programmes
  • Provide information and guidelines to the local unemployed women about the programmes of Income generation through Self Employment
  • Survey of potential beneficiaries in the catchment area of the outreach Programme.
  • Feedback Survey on outreach programme
  • Participation in Greening the City by Thrissur Corporation
  • Participation in Health Survey conducted by Thrissur Corporation
  • Participation in Community Survey conducted by NGO


  Economics is considered as ever green subject due to its
high utility and huge demand in the job markets. Economics is a very
important discipline both for career as well as job point of view. The
significance of economics has greatly increased post reforms era. Job
opportunities have increased manifolds post liberalisation,
privatisation and globalisation (LPG), and after merging of world
economy. Well-trained economists are in huge demand not only in India
but also across the world for rapidly globalising economic scenario.
They are hired as economic analysts, researchers and consultants.
                Knowledge of Economics is useful for a career in finance,
industry, commerce and public administration and is invaluable to
anyone interested in understanding the forces underlying social,
political and economic change in our economy and beyond. Training in
Economics today is an increasingly valuable employment qualification
in both the public and private sectors. Companies need people who can
see the “big picture”. Economists are sought after in many spheres of
business and are especially important to large industry.
              Economics is not just useful to those who aim to achieve
in the business world; it is useful for everyday activities, such as
understanding why the price of petrol is consistently increasing
despite the attempts made by government to reduce it, etc.

Economists are highly demanded in various fields like:

  •        Banking and Financial Markets
  •        Public Sector, such as the Department of Finance or Trade and Industry
  •        Specialists in International Economic Affairs
  •        Economic Consultants in both the Public and Private Sectors
  •        Educational fields

What are the Career Prospects in Economics?

The career prospects for economics graduates are many. Numerous fields
are waiting for economic graduates both in the public as well as the
private sectors. In the government sector, one may try for Indian
Economic Services, jobs in Reserve Bank of India, PSUs and other
public sector banks. All these jobs have wonderful career options.
These jobs give you social prestige along with financial stability.
Private sector also offers jobs for economic graduates in the fields
like banks, MNCs, BPOs, KPOs, Business journals, and newspapers. A
good opportunity is also waiting for economic students in higher
education. One can pursue Ph.D. in economics to enter into the field
of teaching in colleges and universities. One makes a successful
career as a Corporate Lawyer after BA in economics followed by LLB.
BA in economics and MBA placed one at a better position in the private
sector.  Economic Journalism is another shining area for job

Contact Details

Contact Person:

Dhanya Shankar K.S




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