Faculty Faculty of Social Sciences
Dean Prof. K.Chandra Kumar
College University College of Arts, Commerce & Law- Departments / Centres
Established Year 1967
Head of the Department Dr. K. Madhu Babu
Telephone No. 0863-2346453
Ph.D awards 85
MPhil awards 125
Courses Offered M.A, Economics, M.Phil, Ph.D in Economics
Sanctioned Intake 45+2


The Department of Economics is one of the biggest and oldest Department in the University established in the year 1976 with one Professor and three lecturers. At present there are 01 Professor and 01 Assistant Professor in the Department. The Department offers with an intake of 45 students. Thus every year, nearly 90 Post graduate students are being trained in the Department. The alumni of the Department are being placed in higher positions in Administration, teaching and research fields.

Particulars of Teaching staff

Name of the teacher Designation Qualification
Dr. K. Madhu Babu Associate Professor M.A., M.Phil.,Ph.D
Dr. KARRI KISHORE BABU Guest Faculty MA., M.Phil., Ph.D. UGC PDF.
Dr. BALAKRISHNA ANKALAM Guest Faculty M.A., M.B.A., M.Phil., Ph.D., ICSSR-PDF.
Dr. Babu Namburu Guest Faculty M.A., M.S.W., M.Phill., Ph.D, P.D.F (UGC)
Research Activities    
The Department strictly adheres to code of ethics for research that was formulated in the University guidelines formed by Board of Research Studies. The Department offers Full-time and Part-time research programmes leading to M.Phil and Ph.D Degrees. All the staff members are guiding students for research. So far more than 125 M.Phil and 85 Ph.D Degrees were awarded in the department. On an average 07 Ph.Ds were awarded per year during last five years.
Academic Achievements    
The Department has been a pioneer in the organization of conferences, seminars oriental programmes for refresher courses and research methodology courses. A good number of refresher courses, research methodology courses and summer institutes have been organized for the benefit of the college teachers and research scholars in economics. It has successfully organized several conferences, the most important of them being the Andhra Pradesh Economic Association Annual Conferences (Three times). Apart from these, several national seminars/ conferences were also organized in the Department.