DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

DEPARTMENT OF ECONOMICS

YEAR OF ESTABLISHMENT: 1955 | 2000: Honours

DISTINCTIVE FEATURES § Memorial Lecture instituted in memory of founding faculty Smt. Chandra Paul since
2011
§ Most sought after course of study
§ Largest student strength
ACHIEVEMENTS § Saraswati Trophy recipient (2006 – 2009)
ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY
THE DEPARTMENT
§ Ecoscope: Wall Magazine prepared by the students
§ Ecovision: Annual journal of the department
§ Ecotour: Industry Visit organized by the department [visit to the Kolkata Port in
February, 2015]
§ Micro Teaching and group discussions
§ Inviting promising Departmental exstudents to deliver lecture on relevant topics

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

Category Eligibility Criteria For Form Fill Up Additional Criteria
General Minimum aggregate 60% AND 60% in Pure Maths Must have passed in English
SC/ST/OBC-A/OBC-B Candidates belonging to the SC, ST, OBC-A & OBC-B communities should obtain a minimum of 40% marks in the aggregate OR 40% marks in the subject or related subjects. SC,  ST & OBC communities recognised by Govt. of West Bengal are only eligible for the exemption mentioned above . Must have passed in English
Index Marks Calculation for Merit List (Aggregate + Mathematics)/2
ECONOMICS AS ELECTIVE:
ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA : Minimum 50% in aggregate AND 50% in English
SUBJECT COMBINATION:
ENGLISH AND ONE MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGE (MIL) ARE COMPULSORY. HINDI / BENGALI / URDU ARE OFFERED AS MODERN INDIAN LANGUAGES. STUDENTS ARE TO CHOOSE THE HONOURS SUBJECTS AND TWO ELECTIVE SUBJECTS TAKING ONE SUBJECT ONLY FROM A GROUP. MUSIC MAY BE OPTED AS A NON-TAUGHT SUBJECT.
GROUP-I GROUP-II
Mathematics Political Science/ Education/ Statistics

Events & Workshops

  • A special lecture was organised by Department of Economics on 19.08.15. Sanchari Roy, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, University of Sussex (U.K.) delivered a lecture on Economic Development and Women’s Empowerment.

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