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Department of Economics: About

Department of Economics, Shyamlal College (Eve.), was established in 1969. The Department introduced B.A. Economics (Hons.) in 1998. Over the years Department has evolved significantly and has tried to provide an environment conducive for the holistic development of the students. At present, there are Ten Faculty Members including Ad-Hoc Faculty.

The Department embodies a coherent team of academicians with diverse areas of research interests. Various faculty members have publications in international and national journals to their credit.

The faculty members have ensured an enriching environment to the students to promote learning. Teaching and learning methods used by the faculty include lectures with assignments, class tests, Talks, Workshops, Group Discussions, Educational Trips and student presentation in Seminars.

The Department has an Economic Society named ECOSQUARE functioning with an objective of holistic development of the students. The activities and events organized by the society include the annual Economics festival “ECOTREES”, various cultural activities such as freshers, farewell and lectures by renowned Academicians.

Department has been publishing an Annual magazine since 2014 named as “ECOZINE”. Articles from Faculty across colleges and Students are published in the Magazine. The activities and events conducted ensure that students apart from having a firm base in economics discipline also gain practical knowledge about its applications in the present-day economy. This is evident from our alumni who have earned laurels for the department because of their significant achievements. Many of them are serving at senior posts in corporates or enrolled in higher research institutions. Some of them are serving in elite government services and some are into the noble profession of teaching.