Department of Economics

The Department has been offering UG course since 1975. It has been upgraded as Post-Graduate department in 1979. The Department offers a regular full-time four semesters PG and six semesters UG programmes in Economics. The department maintains an effective tutorial system to foster healthy relationship among teachers and students. The department also provides remedial coaching for academically weak students. The total strength of the department is 220 students. Among them more than 80% are girls.

Courses offered


  • B.A. Economics


  • M.A. Economics




Designation : Assistant Professor and Head
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Qualifications : M.A., PGDHRM
Specialization : Macro Economics, Women Studies.
Experience : 7 years
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.A,B.Ed
Specialization : Micro Economics, Environmental Studies
Experience : 7 years
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.A, M.Phil, B.Ed
Specializationt : Migration Studies, Agriculture Economics, Business Economics
Experience : 3 Years
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : M.A,B.Ed,H.D.C,PGDCA
Specialization : Development Economics, Indian Economy, Kerala Economy
Experience : 2 years
Name : AMBILI S.
Designation : Assistant Professor
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Qualifications : MA, B. Ed
Specialization : Tourism Studies, Macro Economics, Public Finance.
Experience : 2 Years
Designation : Guest Lecturer
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Qualifications : M.A, NET
Specialization : Banking, Indian Economy, Micro Economics
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  • Facilities in the Department


    Computer Room

    Internet Facility

    Two Laptops, One LCD Projector

    Smart Class room

    Reference Books

  • Collaborations


    The Department has been actively collaborating with Dr. John Mathai Centre, University of Calicut for the past few years

    The students of the department regularly visit Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum for their Masters’ Thesis..

  • Activities


    NET coaching, Seminars and symposiums, Extension Activities and Discussion on the relevant topics of Economics.

    A seminar on Impact of Demonetization on Kerala economy conducted on 24/11/2016.Keynote speaker, Dr. D. Shyjan Davis from University of Calicut.

    National Seminar conducted on Human Resource and Economic Development in Kerala on 6th and 7th January 2016.

    A study- tour with fifth semester B.A students to Wayanadu conducted on 11th and 12th August 2015.

    Fifth Semester B.A students attended a seminar on SOCIO ECONOMIC CHALLENGES OF ADIVASIS IN KERALA at MS Swaminathan Research Foundation Kalpatta on 11th August 2015.

    A Seminar on PONNANI COMMERCIAL PORT-PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS Inaugurated by E Sreedharan on 12th September 2015..

    An Exhibition” Mannum Manushyanum” conducted in association with Nature Club on 2nd December 2014.

    Two Day Skill-Development Workshop -“SWASRAYA” was conducted to the selected 100 women in 51 wards of Ponnani Municipality.10th and 11th December 2014

  • Seminars/Symposia


    National Seminar conducted on Human Resource and Economic Development in Kerala on 6th and 7th January 2016.

    A seminar on “Interest free banking prospects and Challenges” by Dr. Shaheed Ramzan on 17th February 2014 A Seminar on Ponnani Commercial Port-Problems and Prospects Inaugurated by E Sreedharan on 12th September 2015.

    A Seminar conducted on “Women Entrepreneurship-Scope and Challenges” by Mrs.Rasiya Mohammed Kutty, Principal Mother’s Institute Edappal as a part of Swasraya on 10th December 2014.

    A talk on “ India’s Future- Hopes and Fears” by Venkitesh Ramakrishnan, Deputy Chief Editor of Hindu/ Frontline on 2013.

    The Department conducted a National Seminar on the topic “Innovations in Higher Education”- sponsored by KSHEC on 19th March 2012.

    A talk on the topic “Solid waste management” by Prof. K.P Muhammed Basheer. on 22/12/2011

    A seminar on “ Migration and its impacts on the Economy” on 16th October2010

    One day seminar on “Research Methodology” by Dr. N.K Babu Ebrahim on 18/8/2010

    A talk on “International Financial System and MNCs” by Dr. Bahuleyan on 23rd September 2009

  • Research Activities


    “Economics of seized vehicles in Kerala- A Cost Benefit Analysis.” , by Asha Neendur

    “Role of Women Entrepreneurs in Employment and Income generation in Kerala” by Bushra M.V

  • Major/Minor Projects


    A completed Minor Project “Solid Waste Management” by Prof.K.P Muhammed Basheer.

    Ongoing project on “Job Preference and Employment Opportunities of Women in Ponnani Municipality by Bushara M.V.

    Ongoing project on “ Health Status of women in Coastal areas – a case study of Ponnani Municipality” by Asha Neendur

  • Extension Activities


    Department launched a project named “GIRLS WITH GOALS” on 20/09/2016. This project aims at adopting educationally forward and economically backward girl children of the coastal area who are at their primary levels. Through this project it also opens a savings bank accounts for them for five years. In addition to these all the project organizes a full day class for the children once in a month and awareness classes for the parents once in two months. An overall progress of these children in all means is the primary objective of this project.

    Launched an intensive awareness Campaign to control the spread of monsoon epidemic on 23rd June 2010 as a part of College programme

    The entire department actively participated in Drishya 2010(Mega Exhibition) and exhibited a model of Chamravattom Regulator-cum-bridge , Global village and a miniature of MES Ponnani College

    A short film –“ After a Silence” presented by P.G Department of Economics

    Career Guidance Cell of this department provides NET coaching classes to students and job seekers. ~ A Seminar conducted on" WOMEN ENTREPRENUERSHIP-SCOPE AND CHALLENGES” by Mrs.Rasiya Mohammed kutty, Principal Mother’s Institute Edappal as a part of Swasraya.

    Two Day Skill-Development Workshop -“SWASRAYA” was conducted to the selected 100 women in 51 wards of Ponnani Municipality.10th and 11th December 2014.

    As a part of the study tour the students visited Cheeyambam Adivasi Colony in Wayanadu and distributed rice to the families of the colony.

  • Research Awards


    Dr. N.K. Babu Ebrahim – awarded Ph.D. in 2009

    Dr. N.K. Babu Ebrahim – elected as Syndicate Member, University of Calicut -2007-2011

    Prof. K. Nafeesa – awarded M. Phil Degree in 2009

  • Prominent Alumni


    Dr. P.V. Anwar (Member Secretary KSHEC)

    Dr. Babu.P Ramesh (Associate Fellow, IGNOU)

    Dr. Hameed (Former Principal, EMEA college Kondotty)

    V.K. Baby (Former Principal MES Ponnani College)

    K. Saidali (DYSP, DCRB Malappuram)

    Premkumar (Vikram Sarabhai Space Center)

  • Contact us


    PG Department of Economics
    M.E.S. Ponnani College
    Ponnani South–PO
    Malappuram, Kerala
    Phone +91 4942 666 077; Ext. 210