The PG Department of Economics was established in 1986 and since then is manned by well qualified, efficient, scholarly and industrious staff what ever be the mode of curriculum. Almost all the faculty members are having research degrees and engaged in research activities. A variety of optional subjects are being offered and taught by the faculty. Since 2000-2001 the department adopted semester system as per the regulations of Andhra University in 2002-2003the syllabus has been revamped in the lines suggested by National Model Syllabus of UGC to suit the changing requirements as result of the change in Global Scenario. Even the faculty is able to cope up.

The department has been organizing seminars every year on the central budget & extension lecturers on various current topics by eminent personalities since its inception. The faculty is participating in various seminars and brushing up their knowledge to cope up with the changing requirements. The guidance to the students helped them to get selected in prestigious organizations like ILO, APPSC Examinations, Noble teaching profession, Police department etc., UG & PG libraries have plenty of books including the classics on Economics to cater the needs of faculty and students. The students are being given regular career guidance by teaching faculty. Even some of the alumni have entered in to politics.

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Semester-I Code Name of the Paper L T P Credit Value
1 ECO-101 Micro Economic Analysis-I 3 1 0 4
2 ECO-102 Macro Economic Analysis-I 3 1 0 4
3 ECO-103 Quantitative Methods-I 3 0 1 4
4 ECO-104 Indian Economic Policy-I 3 1 0 4
5 ECO-105 International Trade 3 1 0 4
6 ECO-106 Mathematical Economics 3 1 0 4
7 ECO-107 Economics of Human Development 3 0 0 4
8 ECO-108 Computer Applications and Programming 2 1 1 4
9 ECO-109 Economics and Law 2 0 1 3
10 ECO-110 Economics of Globalization 3 0 0 3


Semester-II Code Name of the Paper L T P Credit Value
1 ECO-201 Micro Economic Analysis-II 3 1 0 4
2 ECO-202 Macro Economic Analysis-II 3 1 0 4
3 ECO-203 Quantitative Methods-II 3 0 1 4
4 ECO-204 Indian Economic Policy-II 4 0 0 4
5 ECO-205 International Finance 4 0 0 4
6 ECO-206 Urban Economics 3 0 1 4
7 ECO-207 Regional Economics 3 1 0 4
8 ECO-208 Rural Economics and Social Change 3 0 0 3
9 ECO-209 Economics of Natural Resources and Management 4 0 0 4
10 ECO-210 Rural Markets in India 3 0 0 3


Semester-III Code Name of the Paper L T P Credit Value
1 ECO-301 Evolution of Economic Doctrines. 3 1 0 4
2 ECO-302 Public Economics-I 3 1 0 4
3 ECO-303 Economics of Education & Health 4 0 0 4
4 ECO-304 Industrial Economics 4 0 0 4
5 ECO-305 Labour Economics 4 0 0 4
6 ECO-306 Demography 3 0 1 4
7 ECO-307 Economics of Gender & Development 3 0 0 3
8 ECO-308 Agricultural Marketing and Finance 3 0 0 3
9 ECO-309 Financial Institutions 4 0 0 4
10 ECO-310 Financial Markets 3 0 0 3


Semester-IV Code Name of the Paper L T P Credit Value
1 ECO-401 Economics of Growth and Development 4 0 0 4
2 ECO-402 Public Economics-II 3 1 0 4
3 ECO-403 Environmental Economics 3 1 0 4
4 ECO-404 Indian Industrial Economics 4 0 0 4
5 ECO-405 Economics of Insurance 4 0 0 4
6 ECO-406 Economics of Infrastructure 4 0 0 4
7 ECO-407 Economics of Information Technology 3 0 0 3
8 ECO-408 Poverty and Income Distribution 4 0 0 4
9 ECO-409 Economics of Services 3 0 0 3
10 ECO-410 Project Report 4 0 0 4
Semester-I Code Name of the Paper Hrs / week Ext. Int. Credits
1 101 Micro Economic Analysis-I 6 75 25 4
2 102 Macro Economic Analysis-I 6 75 25 4
3 103 Quantitative Methods-I 6 75 25 4
4 104 Public Economics-I 6 75 25 4
5 105 Indian Economic Policy-I 6 75 25 4
Semester-II Code Name of the Paper Hrs / week Ext. Int. Credits
1 201 Micro Economic Analysis-II 6 75 25 4
2 202 Macro Economic Analysis-II 6 75 25 4
3 203 Quantitative Methods-II 6 75 25 4
4 204 Public Economics-II 6 75 25 4
5 205 Indian Economic Policy-II 6 75 25 4
Semester-III Code Name of the Paper Hrs / week Ext. Int. Credits
1 301 Evolution of Economic Doctrines I 6 75 25 4
2 302 International Trade 6 75 25 4
3 303 Economics of Education & Health 6 75 25 4
Optional Papers Combination- A
4 304 Industrial Economics 6 75 25 4
5 305 Labour Economics 6 75 25 4
Semester-IV Code Name of the Paper Hrs / week Ext. Int. Credits
1 401 Economics of Growth and Development 6 75 25 4
2 402 International Finance 6 75 25 4
3 403 Environmental Economics 6 75 25 4
Optional Papers Combination- C
4 404 Demography 6 75 25 4
5 405 Regional Economics 6 75 25 4
Optional Papers Combination- D
6 406 Poverty and Income Distribution 6 75 25 4
7 407 Andhra Pradesh Economy 6 75 25 4
Paper IV – Project VIVA VOICE 100
Name Phone No Email.ID Any Other Information
K. Sivaji
M.A , M.Phill
9866211744 Sri K.Sivaji has joined in the department of economics in 1987 was awarded M.Phil degree for dissertation “ Evaluation of Single Window System- A Case study of East Godavari District by the Andhra University. He has attended various seminar and a workshop
K.V. Aravinda
M.A , M.Phill
9494706011 Mrs K V Aravinda has joined in the department in 1987. She was awarded M.Phil degree by Nagpur University in 1987 for the dissertation, “Flood relief and Flood Control Planning ( A Case study of 1986 Flood in West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh) a relevant study at that period”.
She has attended the research methodology course conducted by one of the prestigious institutions, namely, institute for social and Economic Change, Bangalore. She has participated in various seminars.

Vision & Mission

With the motto of ‘inspiring young minds for excellence’, the department envisions “to become the leading business school offering effective teaching, training and consultancy services in this part of the state’.

Our mission: is ‘to impart relevant management concepts and skills to the eligible graduates enabling them to seek employment in industry and business by providing them the needed training’ and affiliated to Adikavi Nannaya University, Rajamahendravaram from 2016-17 onwards.


The PG Department of MA Economics offered at the Department aims at the following objectives.

  • To impart value-based education basides academic knowledge to promote the concept of ‘Earn While Learn’ student friendly keeping in view the economic background of the students
  • To build Self- Confidence and positive frame of mind
  • To promote the spirit of entrepreneurship in them
  • To make them suitable for employment through the needed training.


Achieving anything in the PG Department of Economics is not an impossible task. Some of the students have joined in International organizations. Central and State services in various cadres. Even few students are in fourth estate and politics. Even the staff members are so active that they have conducted number of seminars on national and state level economic issues. In such a manner that theyhave been appreciated by one and all. Staff members treat their student as their own people and help them in various issues as far as possible. Three books were published by our staff members. Two books were published by Dr L Krishnaveni.

  • Indian Economy
  • Public Finance One book was published by Dr N H Keerthi
  • Macro Economic implications of Technological progress. A supply side approach.

Value Added Programmes

  • A certificate course on “Financial Statement Data Collection and Analysis” was organized in association with Virtua Research Inc. Bostan, USA (Eluru Branch) from 03-02-2015 to 02-03-2015 (23 days @2hrs per day from 4:30pm to 6:30pm).
  • A certificate course on “Financial Statement Data Collection and Analysis” was organized by Virtua Research Inc. Bostan, USA (Eluru Branch) from 21-01-2016 to 16-03-2016 (45 days @1hr per day from 4:30pm to 5:30pm).

Training Programmes

  • Two – day workshop was arranged on English Communication Skills on 14th & 15th October 2015. Mrs. P Sailaja, Mrs. Y Bharathi, Mrs. MSC Sophia and Mr. Vincent Paul, Faculty Sir CRR Educational Institutions were invited as Resource Persons.
  • Group II Exam online coaching classes conducted with the assistance of AP Skill Development Corporation (Govt. of AP) for the students from 22nd December 2016 to 25th February 2017.
  • Campus Recruitment Training Programme conducted for 3 days from 31-01-2017 to 02-02-2017. The facilitators of WALYS (World Advanced Life Yielding Skills) .


Evaluation Methods

We are conducting unit tests from time to time in each semester before going for final examinations. Mock viva-voce is being conducted before final Viva-Voce examination to know the students performance levels in various subjects and general economic trends.

Preparation of Practical Records

In the department of Economics we conduct practical examinations in the first two semesters for the papers Quantitative Methods-I (Mathematics) and Quantitative Methods-II (Statistics). Students have to submit practical record in each semester and attend practical examinations.

Guest Lectures

We are arranging guest lectures every year with an objective of imparting knowledge from outside sources. The Guest faculty selects current topics, which are more useful to the economics students.

Class Room Seminars & Group Discussions

We are conducting class seminars and group discussions on current topics in Economics. Students are informed about the topic in advance and should make a presentation in the classroom. The faculty members assess the performance of the students and give feed back for their development.

Remidial Coaching

Weak students are identified based on previous examination. Each faculty member guides them from time to time, on subject matters, communication skills etc with an intention to develop their marks and communication skills.

Career & Job Opportunities

Students with a Postgraduate Degree in Economics have ample opportunities. They can engage themselves in research activities. As Economics students they have a district advantage engaging themselves as successful candidates in various central and state services. International Institutions like I.M.F, I.B.R.D & I.L.O look for academicians in Economics to frame policies to implement various programmes designed for the international well being.

They can be good columnists on various issues relating to Economic policies and decisions of the Government.


Infra structure for the faculty

The faculty is having specious, neat and well furnished staff room with the well needed privacy to the women faculty. The faculty has good access is the P.G Library and U.G Library. The department has its own library.

  • Basic Facilities available in the Staff Room
  • 5 Iron Almaries
  • 5 Tables
  • 10 Chairs
  • Builtup area of the Department is 52.94 sqmeters.
Department Library

The department has its own library consisting of 150 books One faculty member looks after the libray facility.

Infrastructure for the Students

There are spacious classrooms with good ventilation and furniture. Even the students have ample access to the PG Library. The students approach the faculty for any sort of help at any time.

Seminar Hall and Lecture Halls

The institute has Air Conditioned Seminar Hall with latest equipment like LCD Projector, Computer with Internet connection and Audio-Visual Aids, besides fully furnished lecture halls.

Hostels Facility

Attached Hostel facility is available for students belonging to SC, ST and BC categories. Hostel facility is provided both for boys and girl students as well.

Play Ground & Gymnasium

The sprawling play –ground and well equipped Gymnasium provide the necessary support to sports enthusiasts.

Modern Teaching Methods Adopted

  • Study Projects
  • Group Discussions
  • Class Room Seminars
  • Presentation of Papers at Classroom Seminars
  • Brainstorming Sessions
  • Power Point Presentations
  • Preparation of Charts
  • Internet Browsing
Journals, Magazines and Periodicals

  • The Indian Economic Journal
  • Journal of Economics & Business
  • Indian Development Review
  • Margin
  • A.P.Economic & Statistical Bulletin
  • Yojana
  • Economic & Political Weekly
Supporting Services

  • Cultural Activities
  • Play-ground
  • Gymnasium
  • Internet
  • Audio-Visual Centre
  • Women Studies Centre (for women students)


Ward Counselling

At the beginning of the year total students are divided into different batches and each batch is allotted to one faculty member for continous follow-up. The faculty member thoroughly interacts with his batch of students and knows about their background. Based on the above information the concerened faculty member interacts with his students and counsel them with a view to develop overall personality of the student

  • Ms R Anantha Lakshm-Selected as Sub-Inspector of Police.
  • Ms M Suneetha - C.T.O (Hyderabad)
  • Ms.G.Vijaya Lakshmi - D.P.O (Visakhapatnam)
  • Ms. K.Uma Rani - I.L.O (Geneva)
  • Mr.K.Srinivasa Rao - M.R.O (Pedavegi)
  • Ms B.Swarna Latha - Lecturer, Govt.College, Vizag
  • Mr.K.Krishna Mohan - Journalist (EENADU)
  • Mr.P.Srinivasa Rao - Sub Inspector of Police, Nagarjunasagar
  • Mr.C.Krishna Mohan - Sub Inspector of Police, Guntur
  • Ms.S.Jyothirmayi - Running a Private UG College, Khamam
  • Mr.K.Sridhar - Running a famous Coaching Centre for Competative Exams, Vijayawada


Department Meetings

Department conducts meetings periodically to prepare academic plans and to review the admissions, examinations, results and also to conduct innovative programmes on curriculum and co-curriculum.

Career Guidance
  • Offering Career Guidance to the students by supplying the information regarding Higher Studies as well as employment opportunities published in the News Papers, Magazines etc. and Internet Browsing.
  • Guiding the students in respect of personality development and to improve the communication skills
Opportunities for Self Employment

  • Lecturers
  • Accountant
  • Shareholders in Companies
  • Wholesalers, Retailers, Exporters and Importers
  • Money Lenders
  • Poultry Firms
  • Under Writers
  • Contractors
  • Commission Agents
  • Sales Executives
  • Running Educational Institutes