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                                                                Department of Economics

    Department of Economics was established in the academic year 2011-12 and the duration of this course is 3 years with the minimum eligibility of a pass in the Higher Secondary School.     

     Department of Economics enriches the students with a study of a variety of subjects enabling them to understand the global economy, taxation, liberalized trade policies, direct foreign investment of the Central Government, the day today activities of the Reserve Bank of the country with its monetary and fiscal policies and in general about the country as a whole.


    The vision of our Economics department is to enrich the knowledge that can help our students excel in their academic performances with a focus on meritorious existences and also to equip the students with a knowledge to aspire for the coveted posts of Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) at the national level.


1. Offering the knowledge orientation to the students.

2. To develop the skills of obtaining employment through various innovation programs.

3. To elicit the innate talents of the students and developing them in an excellent way.

4. To furnish knowledge about the dynamic society especially to survive or to compete in the globalized economy.

Teaching Staff

Mrs. M. Surath Sheba, M.A., M.Phil.,               Head of the Department        

Mrs. L. Noor Asma, M.A., M.Phil.,                    Lecturer

Miss. S. Seyyadhu Bathusha, M.A.,M.Phil.,     Lecturer      

Miss. K. Sumathi M.A., M.Phil.,                         Lecturer      

Economics Association :

         The Economics Department has started its association to create a relevant economic ambience in academic sphere. The association creates an ideal platform for revealing the hidden talents and potentials of the young student community. The association encourages the students to participate and present paper in national and international seminars and also encourages to work together as a team.     

Academic Activities: ( 2013 – 2014 )

08-07-13: The inauguration of the Economics Association- by Mrs. S. Mathumathi, IAS, Commissioner , Thoothukudi Corporation. –Office bearers for our Association R. Sukanya, III B.A Eco, Secretary, -S. Mary Roja II B.A Eco -Joint Secretary. -Ms. S. Seyyadhu Bathusha M.A., M.Phil., the Convenor

21.08.2013: Guest lecture- by Prof. J.Amalanathan, M.A, M.Phil , Associate Professor, Dept. of Economics, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, -on “Recent Trends in Indian Economy”.

20.09.2013: Guest lecture- by Dr. E. Kathiravan, M.A, M.Phil., Ph.D, Senior Professor, Dept. of Economics, St. John’s College, Palayamkottai, -- on“Inflation in India”.

05.10.2013: One Day Workshop on Basic Statistical Analysis using SPPS-- Chief Guest Dr. M. Prahadeeswaran, Assistant Professor (Agricultural Economics) at Horticultural College and Research Institute, Periyakulam of Tamil Nadu, Agricultural University, Coimbatore.

14.02.2014: Guest lecture- by Prof. S.V.L. Michel, M.A, M.Phil , Head of Economics Dept. St. Xavior’s College, Palayamkottai, - on “ Recent Trends in Agricultural Sector”

26-02-2014: Guest lecture—Dr. P. Prabhakaran, MA, M,Phil, Ph,D. Department of Economics, Aditanar college, Tiruchendur.- on “Tax Reforms in India” Education Tour: To Courtallam, and Thenmalai—24 students with 3 staffs

Academic Activities: ( 2012 – 2013 )

05-09-2012: Union Inauguration by Prof. Mrs. Jasmine Robertson M.A., M.Phil., Head, Department of History, Nazareth Margoschis College at Pillayanmanai.

03-10-2012: Combined with Centre for Nehru Studies, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli,--conducted a State Level One Day seminar On Nehru and India.

1) Inauguration Address by Dr. J. Sacratees, Head, Department of Economics, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.

2) Lecture by Dr. C. Thangaraj, Head, Department of Economics, Kamaraj College, Thoothukudi on “Nehru’s ideology”

3) Lecture by Dr. G. Dhanalakshmi, Asst. Professor of Economics, Ambai Arts College Ambasamudram on “Economic Policies of Nehru”.

4) Valedictory Address by Dr. M. Vellaiah, Principal and Head, Department of Economics, Ambai Arts College Ambasamudram.

29.12.2012: Guest lecture by Prof. Dr. C. Chelladurai, Head, Dept. of Economics, Aditanar College, Tiruchendur, on “ Basic Concepts in Economics”.

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