Estd. : 1881
City College
A Unit of Brahmo Samaj Education Society
NAAC Accredited Degree College. Affiliated to University of Calcutta
Calcutta University

Department - Economics

  • Year of establishment : 1911
  • The programs covered by the dept : Four. B.Sc Hons, B.Com Hons, B.Com. General & B.A.
  • Publication by faculty :

    Both Dr. Saswati Ghosh and Sri Siddhartha Majumdar have authored books and contributed in academic journals. They have also spoken extensively in seminars and conferences.
  • Departmental Library :

    The Department has a small library with a collection of about 250 books. The service is offered mainly to the students of Economics Hons.
  • Placement and Counseling :

    It is our constant endeavour to offer the students academic and career related counseling, even after they leave the college. The students of the B.Com programme are the main target group, as they constitute the largest department of the College. We have made a small but positive beginning in respect of career placement of 3rd year students.
  • Future Plans and in the Pipeline :

    • In respect of teaching, learning and evaluation :
      • Greater use of technology in teaching.
      • Introduction of remedial classes for the educationally disadvantaged students of the Departments of Commerce and Economics from the next academic session ( already approved by UGC.
      • Making the learning process more interactive by periodically organizing seminar sessions for the students.
    • In respect of research and consultancy :

      The City College Centre for Economic Studies has been formed (jointly with the department of Commerce) to undertake research and consultancy work, which will not only provide intellectual challenges to our teachers (and learners), but also generate revenue to augment our infrastructure and learning resources. We aim to improve the functioning of the Centre and tie up with Universities, other academic bodies as well as with the industry to make it a more active unit.


Sl. No. Name Designation Specialization E-mail Contact
1. Dr. Saswati Ghosh
(Head of the Department)
Econometrics --
2. Sri Siddhartha Majumdar Associate Professor Financial Economics 9830705675
3. Sk Saifuddin Ahmed Assistant
Mathematical Economics
4 Ms. Souri Maitra Part Time Teacher
(Govt. Approved)
Advanced Mathematical Methods in Applied Economics 9239504057
5. Sri Partha Sarkar Part Time Teacher
(Govt. Approved)
Developmental Economics, Financial Economics, Operation Research 9433487799
6. Ms. Pamela Pal Guest Lecturer Applied Econometrics, Monetary Economics, Environmental Economics --
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