Patna University, Patna

Department of Economics

Department of Economics

Prior to January, 1952, the Post-graduate Department of Economics was a part of Patna College. However, as a result of the promulgation of the Patna University Act, 1952, it was separated from Patna College and was accessioned to Patna University. After the bifurcation of the post-graduate and the under-graduate Departments took place, the P.G.

Department was given the name of Department of Economics, Patna University. The Department continued to be housed in Patna College till 1957 when it was shifted to Darbhanga House. The Department has carved out a significant place for itself in the realm of teaching and research not only in Patna University and Bihar but also in the country.

Courses Offered

=> Master Of Arts (M.A.) Economics

Research & Development / Topic

Areas Covered
=> Micro Economic Analysis,
=> Macro Economic Analysis,
=> International Economics,
=> Public Finance,
=> Quantitative Methods,
=> Development Economics,
=> Planning,
=> Western Economic Thought,
=> Economics of Welfare, Education,
=> Health and Environment,
=> Indian Economic Thought,
=> Bihar Economics,
=> Indian Economic Development,
=> Agricultural Economics,
=> Monetary Economics,
=> Mathematical Economics and Econometrics,
=> Labour Economics,
=> Demography.


The department has a well developed Library with latest books and journals.


Phone Nos : 0612-2277718 (O)
Email Id : [email protected]


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