The Department of Economics, a pioneering institute of Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya was established in 1989 with key focus on capacity building. The Department has a long tradition of imparting quality education and conducting in-depth research with special focus on economic issues and planning. The department has envisioned to produce the best economist through exploring the economic study & analysis for policy framing and implementation challenges faced by the Indian and global economy to make a better society and better world. We have dedicated faculty members who are highly efficient and specialized in research, academics and administrative work. World economy is facing relentlessly crisis in near past; subprime crisis of 2008, Euro crisis and COVID19 pandemic have deepen the unemployment and poverty severely. If not addressed properly, this may increase existing inequalities and that way break social harmony and increase tension and turbulence. This makes economics crucial and most important discipline. Career opportunities for the students who have specialisation in economics are: Indian Economic Services, various State and National level Planning Commission, Banking sector, Academics, PSUs and Research etc. It also encourages students to hold opportunities in various other disciplines. Department conducts seminars, webinars, conferences and workshops apart from this the students also do internship. Every year Students qualify the UGC-NET and JRF and obtains different Fellowships. Many of our alumni hold prominent positions in academics, research and administrative spheres across the country. The department is continuously achieving new heights; student and alumni are touching the sky of great success.

Vision of Department

To emerge as a centre of excellence by exploring new frontiers in knowledge, research and innovativeness in Economics.

Mission of Department

1. To develop the Department as an excellent centre of learning. 2. To increase students’ competency through interpersonal and social skills to deal with the real-world situations. 3. To improve the employable skills of the students both for self-employment and valued placement.

Achievements of Department

1. Students have been continuously getting good placements. 2. Students are qualifying national level tests like NET, JRF, SET etc. in Economics. 3. Research papers published in reputed national and international journals, patents etc.