The School of Economics: UGC-SAP Supported Department(Under DRS Phase III)
The School of Economics, a pioneering institute of Devi Ahilya University was
established in 1976 as the University Teaching Department under the faculty of Social
Science to impart quality education and research in the field of economics. The School
of Economics had initiated the three conventional courses in Economics namely
Since then the institute is imparting quality education to
both students and researchers by offering a wide range of programs in economics.
The institute had initiated professional programmes(1992) in functional areas of economics.The need exists to develop a cadre of management professionals who can understand, identify and analyze business policies under continuously
changing economic environment. School of Economics (SoE) has always focused on
creating excellence by offering many job oriented professional programmes to integrate
economics with trade, finance and business. With these prospects, SoE initiated the
following three job oriented professional programmes in the field of Economics and
MBA (International Business)
MBA (Business Economics)
MBA (Financial Services)
The School of Economics has gradually developed itself as the only institute in central
India providing professional courses with perfect blend of economics & management.
The professional courses imparted in the institute have focused economics at the base
level complementing with the upcoming streams in business management. The
uniqueness of the courses emphasizes on subjects like Financial Economics,
Econometrics, Business Forecasting, International Finance & Forex Management etc.
The institute has experienced and highly qualified team of regular faculty members
aided with eminent academicians and visiting faculties from industry. The students are
enriched through regular classroom interactions supported by practical exposure
through seminars, workshops, guest lectures from personalities of the Industry and
industrial visits to various corporate houses. Also summer training programme in the
first half of the course and a Major Research Project in the second half make these
programmes more fruitful. The institute is proud to be associated with many
governmental and private sector institutions for better interaction with industries.
The Institutes Vision and Mission
The School of Economics has been envisioned as an Institute of Excellence with key
focus on capacity building:
1. Creating an environment that nurtures, motivates and inspires development of
2. Inculcating best blend of management and economics.
1. Imparting comprehensive education for holistic development of an
individual’s personality with a humane and global outlook.
2. Synthesizing in its educational process an entrepreneurial skill with focus on
functional areas of economics in the field of Finance and International
3. In cultivating the best blend of management and economic ideas in every student of the institution.
We, at School of Economics, believe in total development of the students promoting
intellectual stimulation through organization of guest lectures and personality
development programs with rigorous academic schedules and continuous industry
interaction. Since inception, our motto has been to infuse confidence rooted in one’s
ability and to foster endeavors in pursuit of excellence.
An effort to provide effective inputs to industry in the form of skilled and talented
professionals to meet the new challenges of the growing economy.
Creating a campus that allows everyone to develop a holistic perspective over subjects
of one’s functional skills in alignment with the overall economic environment.
UGC – SAP SUPPORTED DEPARTMENT:
On the basis of our strength in Teaching, Research and Capacity Building, the
University Grants Commission (UGC) has selected the department for financial support
under its Special Assistance Programme (SAP) at Departmental Research Support
Phase – III for a period of five years from April, 2014 after successful completion of second
phase. The themes of the Programme are as follows:
1. Innovation, Employment and Inclusive Growth
2. Trade Liberalization, Growth and Sustainability