DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS
One of the oldest disciplines to be introduced in the college, the subject of Economics made its beginning in 1899 as a First Arts subject of ‘Political Economics’ with the inception of the college. In 1904, graduation level studies began in Economics. The department of economics was however, founded in 1939, with Bachelor of Economics at the Honors level being introduced, with Dr. Shishir kr. Bose, renowned professor, as the first head of the department. Numerous stalwarts in the field of economics served the department since then, making the discipline, one of the most sought after subject in the college and in the entire region of Jharkhand and Bihar. Another feather in the glorious cap of the department was added in 1973, when post-graduate studies in Economics were introduced in the college. The department has been blessed with faculty members who have been renowned teachers as well as administrative laurels. The college now provides opportunity to study Economics at Honors level in under-graduation along with post-graduation in the subject. It is one of the most sought after courses in the entire university and holds a prestigious position being recognized as a reputed center of learning of economics.
The department serves its educational pursuit through a dedicated team of faculty members, led by
Dr. Mukesh Kumar [head of the department],
Dr. Somak Biswas
Prof. Pradeep Kumar Pal.