The department of Economics, Burdwan Raj College started its journey towards pursuit of academic excellence in the year 1964. Since its inception several celebrated teachers have embellished the faculty position in the department and enriched this seat of learning. The alumni of this department consist of a galaxy of distinguished persons who have achieved high accolades in their respective positions both nationally and internationally.
The teachers in the department maintain a very cordial and amicable relation with the students and take utmost care of their academic problems. During the annual event of college exhibition every year, students of our department actively participate with their innovative and artistic efforts, which often earn them prizes and acclaim.
The curricula of the under-graduate level are at par with that of any renowned institution and is periodically adjusted to the requirements and demand of the society. Every year students of this department have to compulsorily undertake a survey in rural/urban areas or elsewhere matching with their objectives. This is a part of extension outreach programme of their curricula and after survey they are to submit a project report. This event exposes them to the stark realities apart from subject knowledge acquired from books and classroom teaching. The survey and projects undertaken by students are held under active guidance of all teachers of this department.
Apart from teaching, teachers in this department are continuously engaged in up encouraging their learners through various coursework, participation in different seminars, publishing articles in leading journals and engaging themselves in various works allotted to them by university and college authority.
Achievements and Accolades
Students from this department have in the recent past excelled in various competitive examinations including SSC, WBCS, Banking etc and got placement in various Govt. and private Sector jobs. Many of them, further in the process of pursuing higher studies, succeeded in NET/SET exams and/or completed PhD. Some of them are now serving as College/University teachers. Students of this department have many a times achieved top most University ranks and this glorified the institution.
In the recent past three UGC-sponsored minor research projects have been completed by the faculties of this department.