Department of Economics
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   Introduction :

The Department of Economics was instituted on 31-12-1966. The Department went full swing after the grant of the Special Assistance Programme of the UGC under Departmental Research Support in March, 1995. The Department has conducted regular UGC sponsored 17 Refresher Courses and trained more than 700 teachers. The Department also conducts Summer Institute in Quantitative Techniques. Computer Applications and Environment Economics are the new papers introduced at Post-graduate level. The Department is actively involved in consultancies and co-ordination with various public and academic organizations. Thirteen Major Research Projects have been completed by the faculty Members and recently 07 UGC Major Research Project is in progress. The faculty members have published 30 learned books. Under SAP-DRS-III the Department has produced 11 Monographs. Out of which 03 have been published.

Since, its establishment the Department has produced 110 Ph. D. and 375 M. Phil. dissertations. The Department has hosted 25 National Conferences and 45 Seminars/Workshops on various topics. The Department has hosted the 86th Annual Conference of IEA in December, 2003, 54th Annual Conference of ISAE, 1995 and 20th National Convention of ISSC, 2001.

  Research Areas :

  • Agro-Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Public Economics
  • Co-operation and Regional Studies
  Subject Specializations :

Agriculture, Public Economics, Macro Economics, Monetary Theory, Public Finance, Environment, Co-operation, Labour, Industry, Quantitative Techniques

  Academic Programmes Offered : 

  • Ph. D.
  • M. Phil.
  • M.A. Part-I & II (Semester System)
  • P.G.Diploma (BridgeCourses)

  Course Structure :(Papers)

M.A. Course

  • Seats/Intake Capacity:

  1. M. A. Part-I : 60

  2. M.A. Part-II : 60

  • Eligibility : B. A. III (Spl. Economics) Pass

  • Admission Procedure : Merit and Reservation Criteria

  • Fees for M.A. : As per University Rules



Semester - I


Semester - II


Micro Economic Analysis


Public Economics


Monetary Economics


Ecological and Resource Economics


Agricultural Economics


Agricultural Development in India


Economics of Insurance


Industrial Economics


Economics of Environment**


Economics and Law


Principles and Practice of Co-operation


Human Resource Development


History of Modern Economic Analysis (contribution of Nobel Laureates in Economics)


Financial Markets and Institutions

EO- 6

Managerial and Business Economics


Regional Economics


Semester - III


Semester - IV


Application of Quantitative Techniques to Economic Analysis


International Economics


Macro Economic Analysis


Economics of Growth and Development


 Economics of Labour


Co-operative Thoughts and Administration


Indian Public Finance


Computer Application in Economics*


Economics of Transport and Communications


Global Business Logistics


Indian Economic Policy


Health Economics


Mathematical Economics


Advanced Banking




Welfare Economics


  1. EC-1 to EC-8 papers (8 Papers) are Compulsory.

  2. Any two papers from EO -1 to EO-6 for Semester I, EO-7 to EO-12 for Semester II, EO-13 to EO-18 for Semester III and EO-19 to EO-24 for Semester IV as specified in the respective semesters.

  3. Each paper will be of 100 marks.

  4. The syllabus of each paper is spread over 60 instructional (period’s) hours per semester.

            *Only 20 students are permitted.

           ** Only 10 students are permitted.


M.Phil. Course:

  • Intake -             21-25 per annum

  • Admission-        Merit and Reservation Criteria

  • Fees-                As per university Rule

Compulsory Papers

  • Research Methodology and Application of Quantitative Techniques

  • Paper – II: Advanced Theories in Economics

Optional Papers (Any one paper out of eight papers)

  • Economics of Money, Banking and Financial Institutions

  • Regional Economics

  • International Trade and Finance

  • Public Economics

  • Demography and Gender Studies

  • Economics of Agriculture and Co-operation

  • Environmental and Resource Economics

  • Economics of Industry and Laboure

Ph. D. Courses:

  • Eligibility : M. A. (Economics) and M.Phil./Pre-Ph.D.

  • Admission Procedure : Submission of Synopsis/R.R Committee – Final Admission

  • Fees : As per University Rules

  Bridge Courses :


  • P.G. Diploma Course in Foreign Trade
  • P. G.Diploma Course in Agri-Business
  • P.G. Diploma Course in Urban Banking
  • P.G. Diploma Course in Urban Banking
  • P. G.Diploma Course in Corporate Governance
  • P.G. Diploma Course in IPRs
  • P.G. Diploma Course in Forwarding Trading
  • P.G. Diploma Course in H.R.D.
  • P.G.Diploma Course in Quantitative Techniques


  • Rs. 5,500/-
  • Rs. 1,000/- (P.G. Students of Economics Subject)

Intake Capacity: 20 Seats for each course

Eligibility : Any Graduate/Regular Students/Professionals/Employees in Banks/Corporate Bodies and Institutions and Others

Dr. P. S. Kamble,
Reader, Department of Economics,
Shivaji University, Kolhapur-4
E-mail :
Phone : (0231) 2609384

  Facilities / Services Offered
  • Computer Lab
  • Internet
  Extension Services :
  1. Department is engaged in teachers training Programme.

  2. Department conducting academic activities relating to Social Discriminatory Studies

  3. Co-ordinating the activities of School of Inter-disciplinary Studies in Social Sciences.

  4. Public lectures, discussion

  5. Extension activities carried out through Radio, TV Media.

  Consultancy Services :

Comprehensive Agricultural Development Plan for Sangli, History of Credit
       Co- operative Movement, Cropping Pattern in Irrigation Projects, Sugar Ten. Etc.

  Instruments/Infrastructure :
  • The Department of Economics has a collection of 10,402 books and subscribed to 18 Major Journals both National and International (in the Central Library).

  • The Department at present has a well furnished Computer Laboratory with 40 PCs & well equipped Seminar Hall of 33 capascity.

  • The Department possess essential educative Equipments likes Scientific Calculators, Tape Recorder, Stereo System,  Overhead Projector, Automatic Slide Projector, Computers, Camera, Binoculars,  Colour TV, VCR, Audio System Set, Printers, Xerox Machine, Rechargeable Batteries,  Video Handicam, LCD Projector, Laptop, Server etc.

  • Softwares :  SPSS, E-View, S-Plus Softwares.

  • Departmental Library

 Collaboration :

       Collaboration with Other Institutes at the National Level:

  1. Collaboration with Centre for Budgetary Policy Studies (CBPS), Bangalore.

  2. Indian Institute of Dalit Studies, New Delhi

  3. YASHADA, Pune

  Faculty :

Name the the Teacher Designation Highest Qualification Specialization
  Dr. R. G. Dandge Professor and Head M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D. Agricultural Economics, Quantitative Techniques
  Dr. V. B. Jugale Professor M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D. D.I.T.
Agricultural Economics, Co-operation, Monetary Economics, Resource Economics
  Dr. A. A. Dange Professor M.A.,Ph.D. Public Finance, Macro Economics
  Dr. P. S. Kamble Reader M.A..,Ph.D. Environment Economics Public Economics
  Dr. (Mrs.) V. P. Katti Lecturer M.A.M.Phil.,Ph.D. Banking, Co-operation
  Shri S. T. Kombde Lecturer  M.A. (SET) Agriculture, Labour, Industry

  Contact Person :

Department of Economics,
Phone (0231) 2609177, 2609180