The Department of Economics was established in the year 1970. The Department is an Ancillary Department taking classes for Undergraduate courses in Commerce and History.
The subjects Principles of Economics paper I& II related to Micro-economics and Macro-economics for History course help the students to know the economic theories and current economic scenario prevailing in the country.
Further, the subjects Managerial Economics and Economic Development of India for Commerce course are very helpful in Business decision-making and critical thinking towards economic issues.
Various teaching methodologies and tools are used while imparting economics subjects. The Madurai Kamaraj University-CBCS syllabus has fixed maximum of 5 credit points to these papers and is included in Part III. The Department of Economics wishes the students to get a bright future.