Academic

Department of Economics

AIM

  • To equip the students with an in-depth knowledge of the intricacies of world economy

OBJECTIVES

  • To focus on the technical and competitive aspect of Economics
  • To prioritize co-curricular activities which results in active participation of the learners
  • To incorporate more skill and job-oriented inter disciplinary subjects

The Economics discipline was offered at the Pre-Degree level in the early stages. In 1957, B.A Economics was introduced and the Department of Economics became an independent segment. The year 2007-2008 marked the Golden Jubilee of the Department.


HIGHLIGHTS

  • The Department has to its record exemplary academic achievements. Down the years, the Department has bagged the prestigious Bharathiar University First Rank along with subsequent ranks almost continuously. The Department prides itself with a total of 68 University Ranks.
  • The Department in collaboration with Ravel's Community Institute offers a Certificate Course on Computer Applications since 2005.
  • The Department also offers a Certificate Course in Tally in collaboration with Ravel's Community Institute.
  • To improve the teaching-learning techniques in Economics, the Department applied and received a grant (2006) to purchase an LCD and Computers from Malcolm and Elizabeth Adiseshiah Trust, Chennai.
  • Workshops conducted : 5
  • Seminars and Symposia : 3
  • Minor Projects completed : 2
  • Students are specifically encouraged to participate in co-curricular activities like NCC, NSS and Sports. Students have brought laurels to the Institution through co-curricular and extra-curricular activities.

PLANNING FORUM

  • The Department organized a special lecture on "Present Trends in Indian Economy in the Global Scenario" on 10.08.2016. Dr.C.V.Kulandaivelu, Professor of Management Studies, Park College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore was the chief guest.
  • Planning Forum of the Department of Economics has conducted Autonomous Fund sponsored one day workshop on "Personality Development" on 16.09.2016. Dr.G.A.Rekha Pai, Former HOD of Economics, Nirmala College for Women, Mr.Sugumar, Speak Easy, Coimbatore and Mr.Ravikanthan, Speak Easy, Coimbatore were the resource persons for the programme.
  • Autonomous Fund Sponsored Guest Lecture Programme was organized by the department on 08.02.2017. Mr.Shabu, Founder, Life Changing Foundation, Coimbatore addressed the students on the topic "Challenges faced by Women".
  • A guest lecture programme on "Communication Skills for Women Empowerment" was organized by the Department on 20.02.2017. Dr S.Henry Kishore Assistant Professor, Department of English, Thiagarajar College, Madurai was the resource person for the programme.
  • Department of Economics has organized Autonomous Fund sponsored Guest Lecture programme on the topic "Enhancing Employability of Economics Graduates" on 28.02.2017. The lecture was presented by Dr.D.Elango, Associate Professor, Department of Economics, Government Arts College, Coimbatore.
  • 44 students of II B.A Economics has successfully completed a certificate course in Diploma in Computer Applications (DCA) at Ravel Community Institute, Coimbatore certified by Tamil Nadu Open University.

Activities

The Department organized a special lecture on "Present Trends in Indian Economy in the Global Scenario" on 10.08.2016.
Dr. C.V. Kulandaivelu, Professor of Management Studies, Park College of Engineering & Technology, Coimbatore was the chief guest.

Workshop

On 16.09.2016 the Department conducted Autonomous Fund sponsored one day workshop on "Personality Development".
Dr. G.A. Rekha Pai, Mr. Sugumar and Mr. Ravikanthan were the resource persons for the programme.

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