About the Department
The Post-graduate Department of Economics was started in
1979 as one of the two departments, which were started along
with the establishment of Post- graduate center at Davangere.
The Economics Department was started in this area, which is
considered to be an important commercial city in the state,
and it would benefit the students of this area. The P.G.
Centre was under the control of University of Mysore. When
the Kuvempu University was formed in 1987, the P.G.Centre
was brought under the purview of Kuvempu University, so also
the Department of Economics. However, the center got
separated from Kuvempu University and given the university
status under the banner of Davangere University on 18th August,
The Department right from its establishment has been
imparting quality education maintaining high standards of
teaching and research. In its pursuit of educational
excellence, the department has also been laid on the
interdisciplinary and multi-disciplinary courses of study.
The following are some measures undertaken by the department
to maintain quality education
Exposure of faculty to new developments in the learning
Improving instructional materials and learning
Development of innovative ideas.
Adoption of new methodologies of teaching, learning and
Organizing Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Symposia
Inviting eminent scholars and experts to the department.
Strive to be a High-tech Research Oriented Department with
Emphasis on Value Addition.
To Work for
Realising the Noble Dreams.
To Build Bright and
To Uphold the
Dignity and Academic Excellence of our University
Inclusiveness, Relevance, Quality and Excellence,
To be the
number-1 University Department in the country by focusing on
Growth and Development.
adopt world class Teaching and Learning methods.
build a student friendly, interactive academic environment.
carryout Research, consultancy, extension and training
activities useful to society at large.
imbibe in teachers and students the Universal Human values
such as truthfulness, non-violence, kindness, compassion,
generosity which ensure happy, peaceful and healthy life.
M.Sc. in Economics
Facilities available in the
Department for Students:
The Department has an Internal Library for the benefit
of students with a book collection of more than 800 books,
besides subscription for nearly 12 journals and magazines
related to Economics
UGC sponsored Computer Laboratory:
The UGC-sponsored Computer laboratory is provided
with 12 computers with Uninterupted Power Supply and
Air-Condition and also necessary software for Economics and
Commerce students. The lab is exclusively for the student
utility. The students are taught Tally package,
Computerised Accounting, E – Commerce and Web
Designing, Basic Management Information Systems and Computer
Application in Economic Analysis. Students are provided with
practical training pertaining to these aspects in the
OHP, LCD Projectors - The faculty members use
teaching aids like Over Head Projectors and LCD projectors
for regular teaching in class rooms and the same aids will
also be provided to students for their seminars
Aquaguard-R.O. - Purified Drinking water facility for the
students within the Department.