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B.A. ECONOMICS

  • Established in 1963, the program offers an immersive experience in economics. Gain exposure to economic policies, practices, and trends through guest lectures, seminars, and workshops.
  • Understand global economic interconnections with cross-cultural learning experiences.
  • Access broad career prospects in finance, banking, consulting, government, research, public administration, and international organizations.
  • Engage in hands-on training through case studies, industry projects, research papers, and internships.
  • This comprehensive approach equips students with the skills and knowledge to excel in a wide range of economic sectors
    • Department Library is equipped with 521 Books. The classrooms are enabled with ICT and WiFi access.
    • Spacious lecture halls with ergonomic seating for interactive smart boards

    • Faculty Expertise: The faculty members possess Ph.D./ NET/ SET qualifications with rich experience in academia, industry, and research
    • Research collaboration on inter-disciplinary projects, and present findings at National and International Conferences, expand the intellectual horizons and contribute to the advancement of economic knowledge.
    • Students participate in club events, anti- tobacco drives, awareness camps, libraries, blood donation camps, and participate in events like All India Republic Day Parade and National Integration Camps.
    • Internship in
      • District Collectorate
      • LIC
      • NITI Aayog
      • NGOs
    • Value-Added Courses / JOC list
      • Dev's IAS Academy, Erode in collaboration with Department of History and Economics offers Civil service Coaching
      • Social Media Marketing in collaboration with EXCELR Solutions, Coimbatore
    • Online Certification
      • Swayam NPTEL
      • NASSCOM
      • ICT Academy
      • Coursera - online learning courses from top universities and industry leaders

      Employment Rate

      Within graduation, 85% of our BA Economics graduates secure employment, indicating a strong demand for professionals with an economics background.

      Top Job Roles

      Graduates from our BA Economics program find success in a variety of roles in business, finance, and government. Here's a breakdown of the most common job roles and the percentage of alumni in each:

      • Economist::25%
      • Financial Analyst: 20%
      • Data Analyst:15%
      • Business Consultant: 10%
      • Policy Analyst: 10%
      • Other roles (Marketing Specialist, Project Manager, etc.): 20%

      Industry Distribution

      Our alumni work across a diverse range of industries, showcasing the versatility of an economics degree. Here's the industry distribution for BA Economics graduates:

      • Financial Services: 30%
      • Consulting and Advisory: 20%
      • Government and Public Policy:
      • Technology and Software: 15%
      • Other industries (Education, Non-profits, etc.): 20%

      Career Progression

      Many of our BA Economics graduates achieve career progression quickly. Approximately 30% reach senior-level or managerial positions within five years of graduation, indicating strong upward mobility in economics-related careers. .

      Average Starting Salary

      The average starting salary for BA Economics graduates is approximately Rs. 3,00,000 to 6,00,000 per annum, with opportunities for significant salary growth as they gain experience and specialize in specific roles.

      Advanced Degrees and Certifications

      Some of our graduates pursue advanced degrees or certifications to further their careers in economics or related fields. About 25% pursue advanced degrees such as a Master's in Economics, and 15% earn professional certifications, such as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation.

      Alumni Success Stories

      Our alumni network is extensive, providing valuable career support and networking opportunities. Many of our alumni have achieved notable success, including::

      • Leading economic research at major think tanks
      • Working as senior economists for government agencies
      • Becoming partners at consulting firms
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