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Department of Economics

 

The Department runs Masters programmes in Economics in the year 2014. Being the mother of several other programmes, Economics is in great demand in different sectors, such as banking, insurance, accountancy, commerce etc. Postgraduates in Economics have therefore good job market.

The strength of the Department lies in its well qualified faculty that is always enthusiastic to learn and teach. High profile experienced guest faculty drawn from different universities and corporate sector is involved in preparing students for facing the challenges of corporate world with poise and confidence. Teaching in the School is interactive. Students participate in seminars organized regularly to advance their knowledge base and improve articulation.

The Department works in close liaison with the Skills Development and Placement Cell for conducting training sessions on personality development and event management. Participation in these programmes is essential for students of both streams.

The course curricula are based on UGC Model Curriculum and the real world business decisions and economic events. The emphasis of the programmes is on strengthening analytical and critical skills students on rolls. Availability of modern computer laboratories, state-of-the-art teaching aids and internet connectivity help students to learn, appreciate and analyze the important events shaping the business world. The School endeavors to produce business students capable of handling managerial positions in business organizations in India and abroad

Milestones achieved

  • Course curriculum for all academic programmes has been updated in light of the current global business environment.
  • Organized seminars on contemporary events: J&K State Budget, Women Empowerment, Rupee-US Dollar swings, Global Changes and Liquidity crisis in India.
  • Organized industrial visits to acquaint students with developments in business processes and the work environments.
  • Arranged placement for pass outs.
  • The importance of economics in everyday life calls for no elucidation. With globalisation the need for solid theoretical background of economics, skills in economic analysis and public policy have become essential. For this reason, Economics graduates and postgraduates are in demand in the job market. The opportunities for students of Economics range from positions in business world, banks, insurance, investment and communication firms, academic institutions, government agencies, trade associations and consulting organizations.