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Economics

The Department of Economics was there in the college from its inception. Economics was taught as a subject of Commerce both in General and Honours. Economics as B.A./B.Sc. general subject was also there from the beginning. Economics Honours was introduced in 2001. The Department has three sanctioned posts, and at present there are three full-timed teachers.. Apart from the conventional teaching method, the Department organizes seminars, debates, group discussion etc.

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Eligibility Criteria

Study Level Cut-off marks at Entry Approved intake
UG (Honours) As per C.U. norms 19

Infrastructure:

The Department has its own seminar library with many books which are given to the students whenever they need them.

Faculty Directory

Photo Name Qualification Designation Email
Faculty Mahananda Kanjilal M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D. Associate Professor dancermahananda@yahoo.co.in
Faculty Bratati Dasgupta M.A., B.Ed. Assistant Professor bratati_college@rediffmail.com
Faculty Bipradas Rit M.Sc, Ph.D. Assistant Professor bipradas75@rediffmail.com

Academic Activities

Apart from the conventional teaching method, the Department organizes seminars, debates, group discussion etc.

The events of the current calender year are listed below:

Sl. No.

Activities

Date

1

Mock Class, Young Economics Student’s Meet, Jadavpur University

Topic: Monopoly

Student Participant: Rajdip Mukherjee

3.12.2016

 

2

Students’ Seminar on Indian Poverty

 

19.12.2016

 

3

Interdisciplinary Class Probability Theory,

by Prof Joydip Mukherjee, Department of Mathematics

 

6.01.2016

 

4

Panel Discussion on Social& Economic Impact of Networking Site

 

 

24.02.2016

 

5

Student's Project, Poverty in India,

 by Rajdip Mukherjee

 

17.03.2016

 

6

Faculty Exchange Programme in Behala College, Consumption Function

By Dr. Mahananda Kanjilal, Department of Economics, J.C.C. College

 

29.07.2016

 

7

Interdisciplinary Class, on Indian Constitution & Budget, Prof Mousoomi Nandi

 

3.09.2016

 

8

Interdisciplinary Class in Geography Department, on Development Theory

By Dr Mahananda Kanjilal, Department of Economics, J.C.C. College

 

6.09.2016

 

9

Faculty Exchange Programme in Jogesh Chandra Chaudhuri College

Consumption Function,

by Dr. Indrakshi Ghosh, Economics Department

Behala College

 

7.09.2016

 

10

Wall Magazine on Globalisation & Degeneration,

by students Rajdip Mukherjee Payel Sau

 

7.09.2016

 

11

Interdisciplinary Class in Education Department on Frequency Distrbution

by Prof Bratati Dasgupta, Department of Economics, J.C.C. College

10.09.2016

 

 

Extension Activities

The research works of all the faculty members of the Department have societal perspective. Dr. Kanjilal has done her Ph.D. work on municipal services and finance. Smt. Dasgupta is conducting the research work on urban co-operative banks in Jadavpur University. Dr. Rit has done his Ph.D. work on marketing of agricultural products on the basis of primary as well as secondary data, in which different aspects of marketing, the share of producers’ in ‘consumer price’, the return of the poor and marginal farmers etc. are dealt with.

The students are being encouraged to conduct their project work on socio economic activities.

Some lectures are delivered on Ecological and Environmental Economics though the topics on these subjects are not explicitly included in the curriculum.

Future Plans

Power point presentations in more classes are on the anvil.

The Department has made a proposal to hold a two day National Seminar on “Globalization and Unorganized Sector in India” to the UGC in the current academic year.

‘Invited Talks’ on different fields of Economics by eminent resource persons will be held at regular intervals.

Contact us

033 -24173042

dancermahananda@yahoo.co.in