Economics today tackles a broad range of problems, from barriers to economic development to international financial crises. The science centers on the activities of the economic agents that comprise society when a decision (choice) has to be made by one or more resources controlling players, to attain the best possible outcome under bounded rational conditions The study of economics therefore involves developing problem-solving skills, including mathematical and statistical abilities, and applying these skills, without losing sight of the real world.

The Department of Economics offers B.A Economics programme that provides a strong foundation in economic theories and principles with a particular focus on examining their relevance to business and managerial situations. Students analyse the international economic environment and assess the impact of external factors on micro and macroeconomic performance and public policy, which makes them excellent decision makers. The Department also organises guest lectures and seminars, group discussions on current topics, exposure visits that gives students a competitive edge.