Departments / Economics

Overview

Vision

Excellence In Existence

Mission

To Conscientize The Coming Generations With Respect To The Socio Economic Conditions Of The Economy And Empower Them Academically, Intellectually, Morally And Spiritually To Have An Excellent Existence.

History of the Department

The Department of Economics of the College was formed in 1946 with the introduction of BA Economics Course. The course was initially affiliated to the University of Madras and later to University of Kerala and then to University of Calicut. Prof Rose Xavier was the first Head of the Department. The Post Graduate Course MA Economics was introduced in 1961.

With the beginning of Vimala College in 1967 under the same management the undergraduate courses were shifted. BA Economics was re-introduced in St Mary’s College in 1981.The Department then had five faculty members headed by Sr Paris.

Post Graduate degree in Applied Economics (self Financing) was introduced in 2012. MA Applied Economics has been changed to MA Economics from 2018-19 onwards. Currently the Department offers BA Economics Programme with Sociology and History as complementary courses and MA Economics. The department offers Interdisciplinary Skill Enhancement Programme, Basics of Cosmetology to Isem UG students and Certificate Programmes in Data Interpretation and Statistical Computation for IV sem UG students and Research Methodology in Social Sciences for MA Applied Economics

Over the years, the Department had made its mark with excellent performances not only in academics but also in sports, games, cultural and other extension activities. With innovations in teaching and with various academic and other initiatives for coping the requirements of the different strata of students the department moves forward to attain its vision and mission and ultimately the vision and mission of the institution.

Achievements

Academics

Sl. No Name of the student Rank /Award Organization Level Date/Year
1 Aparna Topper MA Applied Economics University of Calicut University 2015
2 Isabella Davies III Rank BA Economics University of Calicut University 2016
3 Sreelakhmi Varma Topper MA Applied Economics University of Calicut University 2016
4 Surabhi V S Topper MA Applied Economics University of Calicut University 2017
5 Greeshma V Topper MA Applied Economics University of Calicut University 2018

Programme (Courses offered)

Major Programmes

Sl. No Name of the Programme Aided/Self Financing Duration Student Strength Complimentary Courses
1 BA Aided 3 Years 185 History
Sociology
1 MA Self-Financing 2 Years 19

Student Capability Enhancement Programmes

Sl. No Name of the Programme Type Duration Student Strength
1 Basics of Cosmetology Skill Enhancement 30 Hrs 39
2 Data Interpretation and Statistical Computation Certificate Programme 30 Hrs 54
3 Research Methodology in Social Sciences Certificate Programme 30 Hrs 19

Event Calendar

Sl.No Event Title Type Resource Person Event Date
1 Inauguration of Economics
Association and Planning Forum
Inauguration and
Talk on Sustainable Development
SmtAnila C,
Asst Prof, Dept of Economics,
Sree Kerala Varma College
12-12-2018
2 Invited Talk- Awareness of
consumer rights among women
Invited Talk Prof. Narayanan (Retd)
National chairman
of Consumer rights Commission
30-11-18
3 Alumnae Lecture Invited Talk Vidhya A K,
Research Scholar,
University of Calicut
1-11-2018
4 Research Motivation Lecture Talk Research Methodology
Session and paper presentation
by PG students
22-10-2018 file_download

MOOC

Sl. No Name of the student Rank /Award Organization Level Date/Year
1 Research Documentation using Latex Certificate 30 Hrs
2 Basic Numerical Skills Skill Enhancement 30 Hrs
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