Department of Economics

Since its inception, the Department of Economics has been setting high benchmarks for itself as well as for others. The main motto of the department is to train its students in a manner so that they not only excel academically but also attain skills and attributes that would allow them to thrive in life and be beneficial both for the society and the country at large. We are proud that the Department of Economics cater to students with diverse thoughts, skills, innovative ideas and knowledge. The Department acts as a facilitator by providing a broad range of opportunities, the students thereby enrich their learning and hone their skills. A number of activities conducted by the department enable students to unleash their potential. The department has to its credit National Level Programmes and Seminars comprising Synergy, Annual Symposia and the publication of the Department Magazine ‘Arthika’ and the department journal ‘Illuminatus’. The department has also organised exchange programs with St. Xavier’s College, Mumbai, St. Xavier’s College, Kolkata, and St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling to name a few. This provides an opportunity for our students to get a glimpse of the academic and cultural orientation of the host institution and the city. Apart from these programs, the department conducts Group Discussions, Quiz, Annual Economics Lecture series, Dr. Sapna Newar Memorial Lecture, Movie Screenings, Alumni Interactive sessions field visits and short-term courses (bridge course and add on courses) for the overall development of the students. The alumni of the department are also doing well academically and professionally and have got through institutions of repute like Harvard University, University of Cambridge, Delhi School of Economics, TISS, TERI, LSE, MSE, GIPE, SAU, XIC, IIM Kozhikode & IIM Shillong, FMS, New Delhi and many other institutions for pursuing their masters in the subject on a regular basis. The department is striving hard to produce and mould such talent, which will contribute to the growth of the country’s economy in whatever capacity they can.

Vision

To strive to provide holistic education in tune with contemporary socio-economic concern and other related areas.


Mission

To promote theoretical, critical and practical understanding of the issues related to the economic development of the nation and beyond.

Objectives

Objectives

  • To deliver quality education that reflects the vision, mission, and objectives of the college.
  • To help students understand the economics involved in every aspect of life by foster critical thinking among them. 
  • To provide outcome-based education to develop employability skills among students and make them job ready.
  • To sensitize the students about emerging socio-economic and environmental challenges through community engagement.
  • To give a clear perspective towards various economic issues of the society at regional, national and international level.
  • To develop basic research skills among the students.
  • To inculcate organizational and leadership skills by engaging the students in different departmental activities.
  • To provide a platform for student-alumni engagement.

A Message from HOD

Ms Poorvi Medatwal

HOD

Ph.D. (PURSUING), M.PHIL. (ECO.), MA (ECO.), NET

Welcome to the Department of Economics, St. Xavier’s College, Jaipur !
Since its inception, the Department of Economics has been setting high benchmarks for itself as well as for others. The main motto of the department is to train its students in a manner so that they not only excel academically but also attain skills and attributes that would allow them to thrive in life and be beneficial both for the society and the country at large. We are proud that the Department of Economics has students with diverse thoughts, skills, innovative ideas and knowledge. The Department acts as a facilitator by providing a broad range of opportunities, the students thereby enrich their learning and hone their skills.

A number of activities conducted by the department enable students to unleash their potential. The department has to its credit the National Level Programmes and Seminars comprising Synergy, Annual Symposia and the publication of the department magazine ‘Arthika’ and the department journal ‘Illuminatus’. Apart from these, the department also conducts Group, Economics Lecture series, Dr. Sapna Newar Memorial Lecture, Discussions, Quizzes, Movie Screenings, Alumni Interactive sessions, field visits and short-term courses (bridge course and add on courses) for the overall development of the students. The alumni of the department are also doing well academically and professionally and have got through institutions of repute like Harvard University, London School of Economics, University of Cambridge, Delhi School of Economics, TISS, MSE, GIPE, SAU, XIC, IIM Kozhikode & IIM Shillong, FMS, New Delhi and many other institutions for pursuing their masters in the subject on a regular basis. The department is striving hard to produce and mould such talent, which will contribute for the economy of the country in whatever capacity they can.

FACULTY

Head of the Department

Ms Poorvi Medatwal

Ph.D. (PURSUING), M.PHIL. (ECO.), MA (ECO.), NET

Vidvaan ID: 465569

Assistant Professor

Mr Yashwardhan Singh

Ph.D. (PURSUING) , MA (ECO.), NET (ECO.)

Vidvaan ID: 353502

Assistant Professor

Dr Sunita Choudhary

Ph.D., MA (ECO.), NET (ECO.)

Vidvaan ID: 353966

Assistant Professor

Ms Aneesha Jain

NET (ECO), MA (ECO), B.A. (Hons.) Eco

Vidvaan ID: 353963