Department of Economics


The Department of Economics is as old as the college itself and has always been actively engaged in imparting quality and value based education in the field of economics to facilitate students with excellent analytical, managerial and administrative skills. The department boasts of finest quality of faculty, capable of competing and contributing professionally at the national and international levels. Over the years this department has achieved an enviable good name in the region as one of the best in its domain. We aspire to make a mark at the international levels.


The department of Economics undertakes the teaching of various subjects in the stream of economics for the post- graduate and the graduate classes of the college. Presently, the faculty at the Department of Economics is teaching three under-Graduate courses and four post- graduate courses.

In 2013-14 with the starting of Masters in Economics we proudly boast of adding another jewel to our basket of excellent academic courses already being taught by the department.

Post- Graduate Courses
Courses offered Duration Seats Academic qualification Mode of Admission
M.A. Economics 2 years 60 Graduation Based on Merit
Under-Graduate Courses
Courses offered Duration Academic qualification Mode of Admission No. of Seats
B.A. (General) 3 years Marks in 10+2 Based on Merit 350
Economics Honors 2 years At least 50% marks in Economics in B.A. I year Based on Merit 120
B.Voc. Agri Business and Agrarian Entrepreneurship 3 years Marks in 10+2 Based on Merit 50

The faculty members are professionally competent and highly dedicated. They constantly and consistently update their knowledge in their specific domain and adopt innovative techniques to make teaching learning experiences really enjoyable. Their industrious efforts to achieve the goals for which the faculty has been established are uninterrupted and have always led to the up gradation of the faculty and the students. They have made outstanding contribution to bring about changes in the curriculum design keeping in view the characteristics of flexibility, modularity and standardization of the course.

Name of the Teacher Email No. of Public ations with ISSN number No. of Public ations with ISBN number No. of Books with ISBN Number Confer ences/ Seminar attended Work shop atte nded Refresher/ Orientation courses attended Specialization
Mr. Vivek Sharma M.A. (Hons School),NET, MBA,PhD 4 3 4 Entrepreneurship
Mr. Ashutosh Sharma M.A. NET 4 Business Economics
Dr. Gagandeep Sharma M.A., NET, M. Phil,PhD 16 2 5 12 1 4 Quantitative Method, Mathematical Economics
Dr. Ruchi Sharma M.A., NET,Ph.D 6 2 8 23 7 3 Banking
Dr. Arti Jolly M.A., NET, PhD 6 3 4 3 Development Economics
Dr. Madhur Mohit Mahajan M.A.,NET, PhD 4 1 7 4 3 Indian Economy and International
Ms. Niharika Sharma M.A.(Hons),NET,M. Phil,PhD 1 3 9 6 2 Industrial Economics and Econometrics
Mrs. Arvuda Sharma M.A., M. Phil. NET 6 2 1 6 4 2 Macroeconomics  Quantitative Methods
Dr. Payal M.A.,UGC – JRF, Ph.D. 6 2 1 6 4 2 Macro Economics, Micro Economics and Industrial Economics
Mrs. Preeti Vohra M.A. NET 4 5 6 2 Business Economics
Ms. Megha Devgan MA(Hons.), NET 7 3 3 4 Industrial Economics and Indian Economy
Ms. Shipra Bansal MBE, NET 11 1 4 4 Quantitative Methods and Money and Banking
Ms. Gunjan Malhotra M.A., NET 6 5 11 6 Econometrics, International Economics and Quantitative Methods
Dr. Deepti Chawla M.A.,M.Phil, PhD 5 1 4 Business economics
Ms. Vatsala M.A., NET 1 2 4 Business economics, Development Economics
Ms. Harpreet Kaur M.A. (Hons), NET 2 Micro Economics; Statistics; Indian Economy
Ms. Preeti Lohani M.A.,UGC – JRF , PhD 1 Micro Economics, Macro Economics, Mathematical Economics, Econometrics
Dr. Shilpi Salwan M.A. Ph.D, NET 1 1 7 4 Industrial Economics, Micro Economics
Ms. Vaishali Chhabra M.A. ,NET Macro Economics; Micro Economics; Operations Research; Statistics

The faculty members of the department are also keen researchers and continuously endeavour in the various arenas of the subject that call for research.

Dr. A. C. Vaid & Dr. Gagandeep SharmaGrowth And Performance Of Co-Operative Financing In Agrarian Economies Of Punjab And Haryana: A Comparative Study7.32 Lakh3 yearsU.G.C.
Faculty Title Amount Duration Grant Agency
Dr. Garima Kamboj & Dr. Diksha Nurturing Spiritual Capital in Management Education 1.50 Lakh 2 years U.G.C.
Dr. Meena Jindal & Ms. Ruchi Sharma Socio Economic Characteristics Of Formal Sector Labour – A Case Study of Punjab and Chandigarh 56 thousand 1.5 years U.G.C.


  • Centralised Research Lab
  • Digital Library
  • Library- 4480 books, 11 journals and 03 magazines
  • INFLIBNET – 97000 e-books and 6000 e-journals
  • Ebsco-137417 e-books
  • Database: CMIE-prowess
  • Database: Economic outlook
  • Software: SPSS, Minitab & SYSTAT
  • Smart Class Rooms
  • Laptops, Free Internet Access
  • Special Library Facilities
Name of the activity Key Speaker/Guest Date
ICSSR Sponsored National Seminar on “Demographic Dividend and India’s Economic Future” Key Note Speaker: Dr. Arun Kumar Professor of Economics (Retd.), JNU, New Delhi. Chief Guest: Prof. Arun Kumar Grover,Vice Chancellor, Panjab University, Chandigarh Guest of Honour: Prof. Ronki Ram Fellow and Dean, Faculty of Arts, P.U.  Chd. Valedictory Address: Prof. Sucha Singh Gill, CRRID, Chandigarh Guest of Honour (Valedictory): Prof. Upinder Sawhney, Professor of Economics, Panjab University, Chandigarh

18 November 2015

Econophoria 2K16 Chief Guest: Dr. Bhushan K Sharma, Principal, Goswami Ganesh Dutta SD College, Chandigarh. 18 March 2016
Workshop on Computational Economics Resource Person: Dr. Nitin Arora, Asst. Prof, Dept of Economics, Panjab Univeristy Chandigarh.

8-11 April 2016

Name of the activity Key Speaker/Guest Date
Lecture on Economics of Discrimination Ms. Smita Sharma, Deptt of Economics, PU, Chd. 13 sept,2014
Four day workshop on Soft Skill DevelopmentMr. Rohit Kwatra, MBA ( IIM Calcutta). Ex employee of TAS9th to 12th Nov, 2014
National Seminar on “Socio Economic Impact of Green Economy and Sustainable Development” funded by UGC (Under CPE Scheme) Key Note Speaker:Prof.Rtd. M N Murthy, IEG, New Delhi. Chief Guest: Prof. RK Kholi, VC, Central Univeristy of Punjab, Bhatinda Guest of Honour:Prof. Jaswinder Singh Brar, Centre for Economic Change, Punjabi University, Patiala Valedictory Address: Prof. Lakhwinder Singh, Dept. of Econmics, Punjabi University, Patiala

12 February 2015

Econophoria 2K15 Chief Guest: Dr. Bhushan Kumar Sharma, Principal, Goswami Ganesh Dutta SD College, Chandigarh.

28 February 2015

Workshop on Computational Economics Resource Person: Dr. Nitin Arora, Asst. Prof, Department of Economics, PanjabUniveristy Chandigarh. Dr. Kapil Dev, Asst. Prof, Department of Commerce, GGD SD College, Chandigarh. Dr.Arun Sharma, Asst. Prof, Department of Commerce, GGD SD College, Chandigarh.

17-23 March 2015

Name of the activity Key Speaker/Guest Date
Inauguration of M.A. Economics Dr. R.S. Bawa, V.C. Chandigarh University and Prof. Manoj Sharma, U.B.S. Panjab University, Chd. 14th August, 2013
Guest Lecture on “Changing Business Environment in the Post Reform Period in India”. Prof. UpinderSawheny, Deptt of Economics, Panjab University, Chd 28th January, 2014
Inter College Economicss-Busines Quiz 8th February, 2014
Lecture on Fiscal Policy Prof. Manoj Sharma, U.B.S. Panjab University, Chd. 26th Feb 2014
Lecture on demand analysis Prof. Manoj Sharma, U.B.S. Panjab University, Chd. 25th Feb 2014
Workshop on SPSS Prof. Tajinder Pal Singh, UBS, PU, Chd. 4, April, 2014
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