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Department of Economics

The Department of Economics came into existence with the establishment of the University in 1959 and since then thousands of skillful graduates have been produced for a period of more than 60 years. At present, the Department offers a wide array of courses through which students are provided with subject-specific knowledge and skills and the soft-skills needed to build up as economics graduates who can serve in a wider range of careers. Furthermore, the department provides opportunity to the students to have an experience as an intern in a wide range of reputed organizations of the country.

Prof. B. W. R. Dhamayanthi
Head of the Department


The Department operates according to the vision, mission and the strategic goals and objectives of the corporate plan of the university and maintains the following strategic aspiration which helps understand the activities of the Department: To contribute to the knowledge through learning, teaching and research within the discipline of Economics.

The Department of Economics offers courses leading to Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Arts in Economics degrees.

PhD M.Phil. degree in Economics. OR An upgraded M.Phil. candidate who makes a request and presents two seminar…

Required qualifications G.C.E. A/L examination with two passes OR G.C.E O/L examination with six passes in one attempt and a minimum three years…

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