Department of Economics has been started on 1949 with one of the science subject Mathematics when college
was affiliated to Madras University. After affiliation to Mangalore University,
Economics as a core subject for under graduate degree courses such as BA, BA HRD, BBA and B.Com.
Four permanent and four guest faculties have been engaged in teaching and research activities.
Out of four permanent faculties, three are Ph. D. holders and remaining one has been pursuing his Ph.D.
Two lectures from Guest faculty cleared the SET examination conducted by the State University.
In the department, two teachers have obtained the Research guide-ship from Mangalore University and three research scholars have
currently been working on tribal issues, cropping pattern and health care issues of minority.
The department has also been conducting the various programmes related to economic, political and social issues of the students and the society.
Goal of the Department: Intent of the department is to make the students understand the economics better for their bright future and help them to become entrepreneurs (Job Givers) rather than becoming the job seekers in the society.