of economics was started in the year
1965 as part of the pre- degree course.
When political science degree course
started in the year 1972, department
of Economics became a degree subsidiary
department. The founder faculty includes Mr. EG Govindan Nampoothiri M.A and Mr.K.A Vishwanathan Nair M.A..
The BA programme in political science
includes "Priciples of Economics"
as a complementary subject. Due to de- linking of pre-degree and
retirement of staff now the department has only one faculty member.