B.A Economics


50 Students
Duration: 3 Years
Lectures: 8
Certificate of Completion


Economics is essentially in the form of social science which analyzes the consumption and distribution of goods, production and services. The field is very vast and is not restricted to just finance, business and government; but to education, war, religion, crime, family, health, politics, social institutions and science, as well.

Economics mainly explains how agents interact in economics and how economic works. Economic analysis has been applied all over the society as economic forces have a huge impact on our daily lives.

The study of economics includes

  • Practical knowledge of auditing and financial accounting.
  • Insights into the functioning of economies
  • Practical knowledge company law and income tax

Objectives of studying economics

  • Solving national and international problems
  • Developing skills for contructive utilization of economic knowledge
  • Learning workings of the economy
  • Preparing for a career in economics or further studies
  • Developing research and analytical skills

Basic Eligibility

For joining a bachelor’s degree course, the candidate must have passed the higher secondary school certificate or 10+2 from a recognized board. The duration of the course is usually three years.

Job Prospects

Economics continues to be ranked among the most popular majors chosen by the majority of students. Due to the widespread use of economics in various sectors, graduates are employed in a range of posts which may, or may not, be related to the discipline they studied. They work in manufacturing, transport, communications, banking, insurance, investment and retailing industries, as well as in government agencies, consulting and charitable organizations.

In addition to the economic consulting work in both the private and public sectors, employment prospects in sectors such as government jobs, journalism, administration, sales, finance, investment banking, and venture capital seem quite bright for economic graduates. Various international organizations like the World Bank and the International Labor Organization offer ample job opportunities to well-known economists.

Members of the Faculty

  1. Mr. Biju Mathew, MA, M. Phil  (on FIP)
  2. Ms. B. BHUVANESWARI, M.Sc, M.Phil (Head of the Department)
  3. Dr. Louis J Kattady, M.A, Ph.D.
  4. Ms. Aswathy (Guest Faculty, Govt)

Former Faculty

  1. Prof. P.K. Surendranath
  2. Prof. P.P. Skaria
  3. Prof. V. Balakrishnan Nair
  4. Dr. V Kesavan
  5. Prof. M. Premnath
  6. Stella Grace Oommen, M.A. M Phil


SYLLABUS OF B A Programme in Economics

B A Programme in Economics -Under CCSS-in School of Distance Education / Private mode -Syllabus -approved-implemented with effect from 2011

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