Economics

DEPARTMENT OF EONOMICS

1. Name of the department: Economics

2. Year of Establishment- 1949

3. Namesof Programmes /Courses offered: UG & PG

4. Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments /units involved: Annual

5. Annual (/semester ()/choicebasedcreditsystem(programmewise):

6. Participation of the department in the courses offered by other departments: Nil

7. Coursesincollaborationwithotheruniversities,industries,foreigninstitutions, etc.: Nil

8. Details of courses /programmes discontinued (if any) with reasons: Nil

9. Number of Teaching posts:

SanctionedFilled
Professors1
AssociateProfessors41
Asst.Professors

NAAC for Quality and Excellence in Higher Education 93

10. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization,(D.Sc. /D.Litt. /Ph.D. /M.Phil. etc.,)

NameQualificationDesignationSpecializationNo.of Years of ExperienceNo.ofPh.D. Students guided for the last 4 years
Mrs. Resham Vijay Ratne
Mrs. Tabbasum. PerweenP.h.DH.O.D (Prof)Rural Eco & Co operation37 Yrs
Mrs. Chaitanya C. Damu
Mrs. Reeta Sinha (On Deputation)M.A, P.h.DAssociate (Prof)Public Enterprises31Yrs

11. List of senior visiting faculty:

i. Dr. (Prof.) R.D Sharma, Dr. (Prof.) S.K Singh, Retd. P.G. Head Department of Economics, T.M.B.U , Bhagalpur

12. List of eminent academicians and scientists /visitors to the department :

i. Dr. Prof P.K. Bhargava, Retd. Prof B.H.U.

ii. Dr. (Prof.) N.K. Choudhary, PatnaUniversity, Patna

iii. Dr. Alak Narayan Sharma, Director, Institute for Human Development , Delhi

iv. Dr. P.P Ghosh, ADRI, Bihar

13.Seminars /Conferences /Workshops organized & the source of funding

a) National:

b) International: NIL

14. Details of Infrastructural facilities:

a) Library: Yes

b) Internet facilities for Staff & Students: Yes

c) Class rooms with ICT facility: No

d) Laboratories / Practical rooms: .Nil

15. Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning: Class test, Clasroom Seminar, Powerpoint presentation etc.

16. Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extension activities: Yes

STRENGTH:

  • Maximum number of students.
  • Many of our students are well placed.
  • Team of experienced teachers
  • Frequent organization of Lecture series in the department.

WEAKNESSES:

  • Shortage of faculty members
  • Shortage of books especially reference books
  • Inadequate accommodation in the classroom
  • Low student- teacher ratio

OPPORTUNITIES:

  • As there is a vast scope for research in our subjects, we intend to integrate our department with some of the research centre running in our University with an objective to develop it in a full fledged research centre in future.

CHALLENGES:

  • How to reach each and every student with limited resources!
  • To organize campus placement for the students

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