The deportment of Economics was started right from the inception of the college that is 1970. Till 1990 as our college was affiliated to the Mysore University there was a provision to teach principles and theories of Economics the subjects like “Indian Economic problems” “International Trade and Public Finance, Development of Great Powers’ and “History of Economic Thought” at were thought. After 1990 When our college become an affiliated to Kuvempu university, syllabus was revised and accordingly the subjects like Micro Economics, Monetary Economics, Economics of Development are thought.
Now our college has become the autonomous College from 2005-06 and accordingly our department of economics has changed its activities in accordance with the guidelines given by UGC.
The faculty members of Economics have worked different capacities at the University level is as chairman of Board of Economics, members of Board of Examiners, Board of studies and observes of Exam-Canters at different University Colleges.