Department of Economics

Economics department started right from the beginning of this college i.e from 1989. Earlier it was a under graduate department taught as an optional subject to the students of BA. In the year 2014-15, M.A. in economics started and it became a post graduate department. The department has a sanctioned post of 01 professor and 01 Asst. Prof.

 Evaluative Report of the Departments


The Self-evaluation of every department may be provided separately in about

3-4  pages, avoiding the repetition of the data.


1.             Name of the department




2.             Year of Establishment


   *      1989- 90


3.      Names o Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil.,Ph.D., Integrated

Masters; Integrated Ph.D., etc.)


 *         U.G, PG


4.    Names of Interdisciplinary courses and the departments/unitsinvolved


*       NIL


5.    Annual/ semester/choice based credit system (programme wise)


*       Annual            -           UG

*       Semester          -           PG


6.    Participation of the department in the coursesoffered by other departments


*       NIL


7.   Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.

*       NIL


8.   Details of courses/programmesdiscontinued (if any) with reasons


  *      NIL


9.      Number of Teaching posts









Associate Professors



Asst. Professors



Temporary teachers (Guest Lecturer)




10. Faculty profile with name, qualification, designation, specialization, (D.Sc./D.Litt./Ph.D. / M. Phil. etc.)















No. of Years of Experience


No. of Ph.D.Students    guided for the last 5  years

Smt. Susheela Sharma

M. A.

Asst. Prof.

Macro, Growth



Dr. Ritesh Kumar Agrawal


M. Phil.

Ph. D. NET

Asst. Proff.



Micro Eco.

Env. Eco.

28 Years




11.    List of senior visiting faculty


*    Dr. RavindraKumar Brahme, Professor, Economics, Pt. Ravishankar Shukla University, Raipur

*    Dr. SantoshJain, Asstt. Prof. Eco. Kalyan PG College, Bhilai

*    Dr. RakshaSingh, Principal & Asstt. Prof. Eco., Shankaracharya College, Bhilai


12.    Percentage of lectures delivered and practical classes handled(programme wise)

by temporary faculty

  *        NIL


13.     Student -Teacher Ratio (programme wise)(2021-22)


  *      PG - 29/2 (2 Permanent)

  *       UG– 204/2 (1 Permanent & 2 Temporary teachers)


14.    Number of academicsupport staff (technical) and administrative staff;sanctioned and filled

*        NIL

15.    Qualifications of teaching faculty with DSc/ D.Litt/ Ph.D/ MPhil / PG.

*       Permanent Faculty-

         Smt. SusheelaSharma – M. A. Eco.

         Dr. Ritesh KumarAgrawal- M.A., M. Phil., Ph. D, NET


16.    Number of faculty with ongoing projects from a) National b) International fundingagencies and grants received

*       NIL

17.    Departmental projects funded by DST - FIST; UGC,DBT, ICSSR, etc. and totalgrants received.

*       UGC – 01Minor Research Project – 90000/-


18.    Research Centre /facilityrecognized by the University

*       NIL (Process isongoing)

19.    Publications:


∗    a) Publication per faculty

            *       9


∗    Number of papers publishedin peer reviewed journals (national /international) by faculty and students

*        8


∗     Number of publications listed in International Database (For Eg: Web  of Science, Scopus, Humanities InternationalComplete, Dare  Database - International Social SciencesDirectory, EBSCO host,etc.)

            *     NIL


∗    Monographs

*      NIL


∗    Chapter in Books

            *     01


∗    Books Edited

*     NIL


∗    Books with ISBN/ISSNnumbers with details of publishers

*     NIL


∗    CitationIndex

*      NIL


∗    SNIP

             *      NIL


∗    SJR

 *     NIL


∗    Impact factor

           *     NIL


∗    h-index

*      NIL



20.       Areas of consultancy and income generated

          *     NIL


21.       Faculty as members in


a)_       National committees

           *           NIL


a)                  International Committees

            *          NIL


 (c)        Editorial Boards

           *           NIL


22.       Student projects


a)           Percentage of students who have done in-house projectsincluding inter departmental/programmed

*   NIL


b)           Percentage of students placed for projects in organizationsoutside the institution Research laboratories/Industry/other agencies


*   NIL


23.       Awards / Recognitions received by faculty and students


*   Two of our PG students got positions in theuniversity merit list.

* Our faculty teacher Dr. RiteshKumar Agrawal is a famous badminton player and has represented CG CivilServices Badminton Team a no. of times.

* Many of our students haverepresented university’s team in various sports like volleyball, Kabaddy,Kho-Kho, Boxing etc.

24.       List of eminent academicians and scientists / visitors to the department




25.       Seminars/ Conferences/Workshops organized & the source of funding

       a)  National

        *              01 (In association with the IQAC)

b) International


  * NIL


26.      Student profile programme/course wise:


Name of the Course/programmeme


Application    Received




B.A. – I




B.A. – II




B.A. - III




M. A. Eco.






27.    Diversity of Students


Name of the Course

% of Students from the same state

% of students from other States

% of students from abroad


90 %



M. A.





28.    How many students have cleared national and state competitive examinations suchas NET, SLET, GATE, Civil services, Defenseservices, etc.?


*       NIL


29.    Student progression


                Student progression

                       Against % enrolled

UG to PG


PG to M. Phil.


PG to Ph.D.


Ph.D. to Post-Doctoral



Campus selection

Other than campus recruitment


.                         NIL







30.    Details ofInfrastructural facilities


         a) Library


* Centrally Available with a no. of books of economics.

*Departmental library for PG classes- 491


b)   Internetfacilities for Staff& Students


*   Broadband connectivity


c)  Class rooms with ICTfacility


 *  01


d)  Laboratories           -


*   NIL


  31.    Number of students receiving financial assistance from college,university,

          government or  otheragencies


*       Scholarship to SC, ST, OBC & BPL students from TribalDevt. Deptt. CG Govt.

32.    Details on student enrichment programmes (special lectures / workshops/

seminar) with external experts


   *    02lecture were organized.


33.    Teaching methods adopted to improve student learning.


*       Whiteboard and use of LCD projector occasionally.

*       Class Seminar, Group Discussion

34.    Participation in Institutional Social Responsibility (ISR) and Extensionactivities


*       Many studentsof the department participate in institutional social responsibility and extensionactivities through NSS, NCC, Red Cross etc.


35.    SWOC analysis of the department and Future plans


   *Strength :


(1)   Qualifiedteachers

-         01 facultyis Ph.D. with NET qualified with 22 years of teaching experience.

-         01 facultyis having 38 years of teaching experience.

(2)   Verygood result in PG

-         Theresult of the PG department of economics is very good as can be seen in detailon the departmental website.

(3)   Separatedepartment for PG

(4)   ICTfacility is available

Weakness :


(1)  Lowenrollment

(2)  Vacantpost of Professor.

(3)  Inefficiencyin English.

(4)  Insufficientbooks & journals in the library.


  Opportunities :


(1)  Toincrease the enrollment in the department as no PG college is there within 10km. of range.

(2)  Tostart research centre in the department.

(3)  Tocater to the academic needs of the economically poor students of thesurrounding area.




(1)  To transformacademically less qualified students to better students.

(2)  Toattract students in a competitive educational environment in the twin city ofBhilai and Durg.

(3)  Togain reputation for the department among the reputed departments of variouscolleges nearby.


Plan of Action

1.     We will pursue the fill up the vacant post in the department.

2.     We will make full use ofthe ICT facility available in the department. Audio-visual teaching method willbe used to improve the result.

3.     Special doubt classes willbe organized to improve the result both in terms of quantity as well asquality. Model answers will be provided to the students.

4.     To improve the enrolmentin the department, the achievements of the department will be highlighted inthe college notice board. The students of B. Com. III will be contacted &encouraged to take admission in MA Eco.

5.     For personalitydevelopment of the students, spoken English classes along with personalitydevelopments classes will be organized.

6.     More funds will bedemanded from the college management for purchase of books and journals &maximum use of available resources will be ensured.

7.     All efforts will be madefor providing financial assistance to the economically weak students.

8.     Class seminar, undergraduate teaching by PG students, group discussion on current financial eventswill be organized.

9.     Bridge course for thosestudents who had not taken economics in under-graduate will be organized.

10.  Guest lecture will be organized more often.