Department of Economics

About the Department

The Department of Economics was established during the year 1973-74. It is one of the earliest Departments at our college which has the age of forty four years old.The Department produced many University Rank holders before the conferment of Autonomous status.


To provide good citizens with economic cum ethical values.(Learn Economics and Leave as an Economist)


To enrich the students of economics with all round personality development through curricular, co-curricular and extracurricular activities with holistic approach.

Programmes Offered
B.A. Economics

Certificate Courses

1. Sales Management

2. International Business

Special Features

Vocationalisation with specialization of Advertising and Salesmanship.

Separate Economics Lab for the preparation of Advertisement.

Industrial Tour and Field Visit.

Inter-disciplinary class room teaching with department of English.

Frequent Seminars and Guest Lectures.

Economics of Insurance and Economics of Advertising through CBCS- offered to students of other discipline too also.

Frequent Interaction with Alumni.

S.No Name Photo Designation Profile
1 Dr. P. Pattinathar Associate Professor & Head
2 Dr. A. Satheesh Babu Assistant Professor
3 Dr. M. Arulmaran Assistant Professor
4 Mr. N. Dhinakaran Assistant Professor
5 Dr. G. Ashok Kumar Assistant Professor
Board of Studies – University Nominees (from 06-04-2017 to 05-04-2019)
Dr. S. Nehru,

Associate Professor,

Department of Economics,

Gandhigram Rural Institute – Deemed University,

Gandhigram Chinnalapatti ,

Dindigul – 624302.