BA Applied Economics

The Department of Economics is one of the youngest departments on campus. Inaugurated in 2014, the department has five faculty and a total student strength of 90. The department offers three year BA Applied Economics programme which is specially designed for students aspiring for IAS, IES and the like or take up higher studies in Economics or Management from premier institutes like Delhi School of Economics, IIFT, IIMs etc. Econometrics, Mathematical Economics and Financial Accounting have replaced second languages and complementary courses found in the traditional undergraduate programme. Internships, projects, outreaches and Industrial Visits are all integral part of the programme.

  1. Extension/Discussions/ Presentations/ Quiz
    • Weekly Discussions on Current Economics/Politics/Policy/Government
    • Kurukshethra – National Level Intercollegiate General Quiz
    • Vande Matharam – State Level Inter school Freedom Struggle Quiz
    • Industrial visits – 2
    • Outreach programmes/ Extension programmes – 1
    • Fest/ Association activities – 1 (National Level)
    • Future Economists’ Association of Marian (FEAM) – Photo Exhibition on ’84 years of Malayalam Cinema’(in association with Kerala State Chalachithra Academy)
  2. Special Training for students
    • Additional course (Lakshya) – 1
    • SEBI – Regarding Functions and Needs of Share Market Controlling
    • Geojit Paribas – Investment and Financial Planning for Students
    • University of Madras – Introduction to Practical Economics (Dr R Srinivasan)
  • Experiential Learning - Computer Applications (MS Office), industrial visits
  • Active learning – mathematics problem solving
  • Social Media Learning – WhatsApp Class rooms
  • Collaborative learning
  • Lecture /Quiz/ GD/Presentation/Assignments/Audio-Visual Materials
  • ‘Expert Talks’ for students by eminent professors and professionals
  • State Level Silver Medal for Taekwondo
  • Active memberships in Marian Band, NSS, NCC, Jesus Youth and CSM
  • Two Students got admission to Integrated PG Courses of Central University of Tamilnadu and Pondicherry Central University during their course of study in the Department
  • ‘After School’ – classes for school students
  1. Academic Qualifications
    • UGC NET - 1
    • Additional Degrees – 2
  2. No. of books authored by faculty - 1
  3. Research publications – 3
  4. Seminars/workshops Attended – 14
  5. National Seminars Conducted - 1
  6. Training and consultancy – 3 (Economics for other departments (BSW / MSW/ MMH)