Welcome To Our Department


The Department of Economics, St. Albert’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam has a rich tradition of over 73 years. The department has a reputation for creating good citizens with personal and social responsibilities. The Department of Economics was established in 1946 with a Pre- University course and in 1947, Degree course in Economics was introduced. In 2013, the department was upgraded to a Post Graduate Department in the college. The Department has a long history of organizing regional, national and international seminars, invited lectures and workshops. The Department has a student strength of above 200 with 6 permanent faculties.

Vision


A Research-oriented, socially committed, leading Economics Department in the State of Kerala striving for the holistic development of the students.

Mission


To stimulate the academic environment for  promotion of quality in teaching-learning and research.

  • Excellence in Higher Education
  • Skill Development
  • Inculcating a Value System
  • Nurturing Responsible Citizenship

Milestones

  • 38th Rank – India’s Best Arts Colleges, 2016 (India Today Survey)
  • One of the leading Economics Department in the state of Kerala
  • 7 Permanent faculty members
  • The only department in the college with the most Rank holders among  faculty members
  • One of the largest departments with a student strength of 228
  • Regular UG & PG programs

Programmes Offered

B.A Economics

M.A Economics


Department at a Glance


Message from HoD


The Department of Economics was established in 1946 with a Pre- University course and in 1947, Degree course in Economics was introduced. In 2013, the department was upgraded to a Post Graduate Department in the college. The Department of Economics has recorded a consistent improvement in its academic, research and placement performance. It provides a variety of resourcefully designed courses whose curriculum are continuously modernized to meet the changing requirement of the modern world and to meet the needs of the students. Department of Economics launched a first certificate program in the college during the academic year 2019-2020. I hope all our students will well accept in their career and consistently exceed the expectations of the current world. The set of courses are educated by the eminent faculty members by combining academic brilliance and real-world knowledge with devotion and commitment.

Warm regards,

Dr. Neeraja James