History of the Department
           The department of Economics was started in the year 1986. It has five fully qualified faculty. Excellent coaching is given to the students. Students secure university ranks and are placed in high positions. Spoken English, Add on courses, certificate courses and computer education are given to students to enrich their knowledge. Poor students are helped by the department.
Vision
           To send into the world spiritually inspired, intellectually, morally, economically well trained young women to develop the economy.
Mission
           To enrich the students with knowledge and understanding of economics, capable of addressing the economic problems of our country .
Objectives
           1. To produce young economists.
           2. To enhance the students’ skills to face the competitive world.
           3. To empower the young women to meet the challenges of life confidently.
           4. To motivate the students both in curricular and extra curricular activities.
Highlights
The department offers courses on Economic statistics, Mathematical Methods and Banking which help the students for their higher studies and opt for better job facilities. Students can also pursue MBA, CA, ICWA, IAS, and also Competitive Examinations after they finish U.G Course. The department offers additional course called CAT Course Certificate in Accounting Technicians which will provide the employment opportunity.

Faculty
Designation Photo Name & Qualification Description
Head Of the Department Assistant Professor Mrs. O.C. Geetha,
M.A., B.Ed., (SLET)
She has been working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics, Women's Christian College, Nagercoil since 02.01.2011. She has 6 years of teaching experience. She has participated in various seminars.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. N. Jayanthi
M.A., M.Phil., B.Ed., Ph.D.
She is working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Economics, Women's Christian College, Nagercoil. She has presented papers in national conferences. She has attended many UGC sponsored National and State Level seminars. She is a member of the Consumer Club and the Positive Response Club.
Assistant Professor Assistant Professor Dr. N. Saravana Amutha Kumari,
M.A., M.Phil., Ph.D.
She has been working as an Assistant Professor in the department of Economics, Women's Christian College, Nagercoil since 02.01.2011. She has 6 years of teaching experience in various colleges. She has presented 5 papers in International & National level seminars, she has published 2 articles.
Awards
           1. Adi-dravidar scholarship.
           2. B.C. Scholarship.
           3. Agri-Labour Children.
           4. University merit scholarship.
           5. Adi-Dravidar scholarship (state).
           6. Daisy Oliver scholarship.
           7. DSV Alexander memorial prize.
           8. Gnanaselvam Devadhas Memorial prize.
           9. Mrs. Lynette Davidson Memorial prize.

Activities of the academic year 2019-2020

Activities of the academic year 2018-2019
          The inaugural meeting of the Economics Association was held on 24-07-2018. Mr. N. Festus Wilson, Station Superintendent, Southern Railway was the Chief Guest. He gave a talk on different types of competitive examinations. Our department conducted an inter-departmental poster competition on 11-09-2018. S. Aarthi (III B.com), Jinolin M . V Stephy (III English) and Y. Jershini (I B.Com) won the first, second and third prizes respectively.
         A one day workshop on “Entrepreneurship” was held on 12-10-2018. Mrs. Anoma Keisy demonstrated the preparation of different types of juices and Mrs. Nirmala demonstrated the preparation of detergent, lotion, washing powder etc. M.P. Abinaya, S. Bavithra, B. Shelcia, M. Sumaiya from III B.A. Economics participated in the quiz competition conducted by Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam on 18-10-2018. Dr. N. Jayanthi , Assistant Professor of Economics attended a faculty development programme conducted by ICT Academy on 27-08-2018 and 28-08-2018 at Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil and the UGC sponsored orientation programme conducted by Madurai Kamaraj University from 16-11-2018 to 13-12-2018.
         By the grace of God Almighty, the Alumnae annual get together of our department was held on 06-02-2019 at 03.30 p.m. The economics department conducted an elocution competition on the topic ”Budget” on 07-02-2019. J. Sahaya Anbarasi (III Economics ) got the first prize, K. S. Sree Kutty (I Economics) got the second prize and B. Shelcia (III Economics ) got the third prize.
         Our department conducted a National Seminar on “The Impact on Solid Waste Management”. The resource person Dr. Sherly, Head, Department of Economics, Christian College, Kattakada, Trivandrum gave a talk on “The Impact on Solid Waste Management”. Dr. Salikumar, Head, Department of Economics, S. T. Hindu college, Nagercoil gave a talk on “Public Health in India”. M. P. Abinaya and J. Sahaya Anbarasi of final year participated and presented papers in the National Seminar conducted by the Research Forum, Women’s Christian College, Nagercoil on 18-02-2019. B. Shelcia , III B. A. Economics participated in the inter collegiate Ball Badminton match conducted by M. S. University from 10-09-2018 to 11-09-2018 and won the fourth prize. She also participated in C. M. Trophy Ball Badminton match conducted at Government Arts and Science College, Konam. A test on “Know your Economy” was conducted by Scientific Research Association for Economics and Finance in the month of February 2019 and B.Shelcia won the cash prize of Rs.500.