Department of Economics



About the Department


The Economics department started its journey with 3 years (6 semesters) undergraduate programme and 2 years (4 semesters) postgraduate programme in 2018. The department is also ready to offer Ph.D. course from 2020. The faculty serves with the objective of providing quality education which will enable students not only to thrive in academics but also motivate towards character building, leadership and participation in various co-curricular activities to prepare them for a better future. The enduring strength of the department is the quality of the students.
The department offers the latest course structure both at the undergraduate and the postgraduate level and also provides a good exposure in advanced statistical tools, statistical software and various types of data for their professional development of the students. The department frequently organizes the invited lectures and several training programme for the students.
At present, the area of specialization and the academic interest of the faculties are Open Economy Macroeconomics, International Economics, Energy Economics, Applied Econometrics and Environmental Economics.


Vision and Mission Statements



Inspired by the Ignatian charism of forming men and women for others, the Department of Economics, St. Xavier's University Kolkata is committed to foster passionate pursuit for academic and intellectual excellence. The Department is devoted for the holistic development of the students.


To stimulate the academic environment by promoting and supporting quality in teaching-learning and research.
To provide all students of St. Xavier's University a unique and exceptional education that will be a transforming experience intellectually, culturally, socially and personally.
To excel in all areas of teaching-learning, research, outreach, and consultancy.
To develop application-oriented courses, with the mandatory view on values, to produce holistic development of persons.