Department of Economics

The Department of Economics St.Joseph's college, Irinjalakuda envisioned by the Holy Family congregation established inthe year 1964 has been imparting quality education for the last 49 years. It acts as a centre of growth and advancement of the stakeholders at Irinjalakuda municipality in Thrissur districts of Kerala State.


Economics department is one of the oldest departments of the college. The origin of the department can trace back to the year 1964, under the able and efficient leadership of Prof. Rose Williams. The year 1967 is a land mark in the history of our department as it was upgradated in that year. Prof. Rose Williams was appointed as the first Head of the Department of Economics. Her experience and practical wisdom counted a lot in the beginning of the department. Now the department has completed 49 years of existence with the under graduate course with sociology & history as subsidiary subjects. What the department today is the out come of conscientious work of the faculty members- Sr.Joshua(1966-85), Sr.Bianca(1966-89), Sr.Rose Ann (1972-2002), Dr.Sr.Vandana (1973-2004), Mrs. Gracy Raphel(1974-2005),Dr. Valsa John C (1983-2015), and Dr. Baby V O(1985-2016).  Mrs.Alphonsa.A.K joined and served our department as sociology professor from 1979-2011. Ms.Beena C A Assistant Professor in Sociology has joined on 01-01-2013.


Women Empowerment For A Better World


Make women conscious about changing economic situations of the economy and to train them to build economically self-sufficient and morally sound families.


To achieve the vision and mission our department: Impart knowledge in the Principal area of Economics Develop skills to effectively communicate their knowledge. Provide adequate carrier paths. To achieve these goals and to train them to build economically and self sufficient and morally sound families the E D club of Department of Economics is conducting series of programmes .To help our students to understand the realities of the life, make them aware of social problem and inculculate social obligation, out reach-programmes and extension activities are arranged.

  •  National and regional seminars
  •  Inter collegiate and inter school Quiz Competitions
  •  State level essay competitions
  •  Econ exhibitions
  •  Industrial visits 
  •  Surveys
  •  Debates and Discussions on current topics
  •  Release of manuscripts
  •  Tutorial system and House visits
  •  Out reach programmes
  •  E D club activities like soft skill development and self employment programmes 
  •  Encounter with the entrepreneurs
  •  Motivation programmes
  •  Work shpos on entrepreneurship 
  •  Community development programme
  •  Research oriented programmes 
  •  Certificate courses
  •  Remedial coaching 
  •  Econ family meet
  •  Career Guidance & Leadership 
  •  Each one Teach one

Contact Details

Contact Person:

Ms Daisy P K




Assistant Professor St Joseph's College, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala


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