The Department of Economics is the first department in the college which started to offer under graduate course(1977). The aim of the department is to promote scholarly inventiveness, research aptitude and overall development of its students. In its great endeavour of facilitating excellence in education, the graduate course offered by the department (CBCSS BA Economics Model I) is envisaged with pre-eminence on combining the theory paper provided by the university with contemporary economic issues. The first Principal of the college Dr. P.T. Joseph and former Principal Dr. P.C.Aniyankunju belongs to department of Economics. Alumni of the department occupy high positions in the society. At present the department has two permanent faculties and two guest faculties.