The Department of Economics made its humble beginning in the pristine green lush campus of St.Paul’s’ college in 1979 with an undergraduate course in Economics and soon upgraded to the Postgraduate department of Economics in 1982.The Department has become a major department winning the best department award of St.Paul’s College for three consecutive Years from 2016 to 2018 and went on to celebrate ruby jubilee in 2019. The Department has 180 students of BA Economics and 40 students of MA Economics in every year. The Department is well acclaimed for its academic as well as extension activities and achievements. The best practices of the department include agricultural development programmes, Prof.E.Antony Issac Memorial All Kerala Inter collegiate debate competition, field visits, Union budget analysis, Career Orientation programmes, extension and outreach programmes. The department offers a unique certificate course in Professional tour guide funded by UGC and recognized and certified by MG University, Kottayam. The department consistently produces spectacular results and employable students who become achievers and leaders in various walks of life.
- To mould students into socially committed and morally sound and environmentally sensitive citizens
- To inculcate research aptitude and academic enthusiasm in theoretical and analytical nuances of economic discipline and empower students into prospective leaders and bright scholars
- To encourage students to have an in-depth understanding of current socio-economic and political dynamics around them and to facilitate them to make substantial contributions in policy making