The Department of Economics at Mother Teresa Women’s University was started in the year 1985. Since inception, the Department endeavours to highlight the need for a strong economic base for women and strives to promote economic empowerment of women through its triple functions of teaching, research and extension activities. In this regard the Department has incorporated gender dimensions in the Economics Curriculum to make the contributions of women to the national economy more visible. Further an array of grass root level surveys and research projects have been carried out with focus on Women, Work and Economy. Community out reach programmes are being launched to integrate women in the process of economic development.


The Department is endowed with well qualified and expertise staff with more than 30 years of teaching and research experience. The members of the faculty acquire, enrich and update their knowledge by participating in various Regional / National and International Seminars, Conferences and Workshops.

  • There is a good rapport between the students and the teachers. Continuous support is given to students.
  • Curriculum in Economics is well designed. It aims to train students to face competitive exams and also challenges in the globalised job market.
  • Add on programmes, skill training, field and industrial visits, special lectures, seminars, workshops  etc. enhance students’ knowledge.
  • New knowledge is generated in areas of IPR and Entrepreneurship.
  • Library is well equipped with books, journals and reports. Access is available to e-journals and internet.


M.A. in Economics
M.PHIL  in Economics
Ph.D in Economics ( Full Time and Part Time)
Add on Course on Entrepreneurship Development.


            The alumni of the Department of Economics are well placed. They are largely working as  Principals / Professors in reputed Colleges,  Officers in IT companies, Officers in State Government Departments, management of NGO’s and entrepreneurs.