Department of Economics

The Department of Education at Dr. Y.S. Parmar Govt. PG College Nahan proudly presents a Bachelor of Arts (BA) program with a specialization in Education, structured under the Choice Based Credit System (CBCS). This program is designed to provide a holistic educational experience, focusing on academic proficiency and a deep understanding of educational principles.

Program Highlights:

1. Core and Elective Courses: Our program offers a blend of core and elective courses. Core courses provide a solid foundation in education, while electives allow students to tailor their education to their interests and career goals.

2. Skill Enhancement: To equip students with practical skills, we incorporate Skill Enhancement Courses. These courses develop competencies vital for success in education and beyond.

3. Interdisciplinary Learning: Our curriculum includes Generic Elective Courses, encouraging students to explore diverse subjects beyond education. This fosters critical thinking and broadens horizons.

In summary, our BA with Education program at Dr. Y.S. Parmar Govt. PG College Nahan strikes a balance between theoretical knowledge and practical skills. It prepares students to excel in the ever-evolving field of education and become effective educators and agents of positive change.


1st Year 111
2nd Year 111
3rd Year 111

Eigibility Criteria

Programme/Course/Level Duration Eligibility Adimission Procedure
B.A. / UG 3 Years 10+2 On merit basis
Dr. Ravi Kant
Assistant Professor

Smt. Navdeep Kaur

Assistant Professor

Dr. Yash Pal

Assistant Professor

Sh. Gopal Sharma

Assistant Professor

Name Designation Teaching Experience Mobile E-mail
Dr. Ravi Kant Assistant Professor 10 Years
Smt. Navdeep Kaur Assistant Professor 10 Years
Dr. Yash Pal Assistant Professor 10 Years
Sh. Gopal Sharma Assistant Professor 10 Years

Courses offered in the Department

Following Courses are being offered by the department for the successful completion of graduation degree in economics:

I Core Economics I: Principles of Microeconomics – I (ECONA101) ECONA101
I Core Economics II: Principles of Microeconomics – II(ECONA102) ECONA102
II Core Economics III: Principles of Macroeconomics–I ECONA201
II Core Economics IV: Principles of Macroeconomics–II ECONA202
III DSE – GROUP I (One out of the Following)
III DSE 1: Indian Economy ECONA301
III DSE 2: Economic History of India 1857 – 1947 ECONA302
III DSE 3: Economy of Himachal Pradesh ECONA303
III DSE 4: Basic Econometrics ECONA304
III DSE – GROUP II (One out of the Following)
III DSE 5: Development Economics ECONA305
III DSE 6: International Economics ECONA306
III DSE 7: Mathematical Economics ECONA307
III DSE 8: Economic Systems ECONA308
II SEC – I (One out of the Following)
II SEC 1: Statistical Methods – I ECONA203
II SEC 2: Economics of Rural Development ECONA204
II SEC – II (One out of the Following)
II SEC 3: Statistical Methods – II ECONA205
II SEC 4: Demography ECONA206
III SEC – III (One out of the Following)
III SEC 5: Research Methodology ECONA309
III SEC 6: Public Finance ECONA310
III SEC – IV (One out of the Following)
III SEC 7: Money & Banking ECONA311
III SEC 8: Project Work ECONA312
III GEC 1: Economy of Himachal Pradesh ECONA313
III GEC – II ( One out of the following)
III GEC 2: Indian Economy ECONA314
III GEC 4: Development Economics ECONA315
III GEC 5: Environmental Economics ECONA316

Course Outcome

Principles of Microeconomics This course is designed to expose the student to the basic principles in Microeconomic Theory and illustrate the same with applications.
Principles of Macroeconomics This course introduces students to the basic concepts in Macroeconomics. Macroeconomics and deals with the aggregate economy. In this course the students are introduced to the definition, measurement of the macroeconomic variables such as GDP, consumption, savings, investment and balance of payments. The course also discusses various theories of determining GDP in the short run. It also introduces the student to concept of inflation, its relationship with unemployment and some basic concepts in an open economy.
Indian Economy This course is designed to enable students to have in-depth knowledge of various problems and issues faced by Indian Economy. The course will concentrate on both the achievements and the issues of the economy.
Economic History of India 1857 – 1947 This course analyses key aspects of Indian economic development during the second half of British colonial rule. This course links directly to the course on India„s economic development after independence in 1947.
Economy of Himachal Pradesh This course highlights the basic features, characteristics and developmental issues of the Himachal Pradesh economy.
Basic Econometrics This course provides a comprehensive introduction to basic econometric concepts and techniques. It covers statistical concepts of hypothesis testing, estimation and diagnostic testing of simple and multiple regression models.
Development Economics This course reviews major trends in aggregate economic indicators in India and places these against the backdrop of major policy debates in India in the post- Independence period.
International Economics This course develops a systematic exposition of models that try to explain the composition, direction, and consequences of international trade, and the determinants and effects of trade policy. The basic aim of this course is to link international trade relations and its impact on exports of nations.
Mathematical Economics The main objective of this paper is to train the students to use the techniques of mathematical and statistical analysis, which are commonly applied to understand and analyze economic problems. The emphasis of this paper is on understanding economic concepts with the help of mathematical methods rather than learning mathematics itself. Hence in this paper a student will be initiated into various economic concepts, which are amenable to mathematical treatment.
Economic Systems This course seeks to enrich the knowledge of the students regarding working of various economic systems. The course does not require any prior knowledge of economics.
Statistical Methods This course introduces the student to collection and presentation of data. It also discusses how data can be summarized and analysed for drawing statistical inferences. The students will be introduced to important data sources that are available and will also be trained in the use of free statistical software to analyse data.
Economics of Rural Development This course is designed to instill in the student a deeper understanding of rural development and issues therein. The student is expected to also achieve an appreciation of institutional efforts aimed at achieving rural development.
Demography The main objective of this paper is to make the students aware of the importance of population in economic development and the various theories that explain the growth of population in a country. The study of Quantitative and Qualitative composition of population is also required to understand the dynamics of population growth.
Research Methodology This course is designed to rigorously train the students in the concepts, methodology and reasoning involved in analyzing economic behavior of firms and markets, in general, in both static and partial equilibrium frameworks.
Public Finance This course is a non-technical overview of government finances with special reference to India. The course does not require any prior knowledge of economics. It will look into the efficiency and equity aspects of taxation of the centre, states and the local governments and the issues of fiscal federalism and decentralization in India. The course will be useful for students aiming towards careers in the government sector, policy analysis and business.
Money and Banking This course exposes students to the theory and functioning of the monetary and financial sectors of the economy. It highlights the organization, structure and role of financial markets and institutions. It also discusses interest rates, monetary management and instruments of monetary control. Financial and banking sector reforms and monetary policy with special reference to India are also covered. The course does not require any prior knowledge of economics.
Project Work Project Work is one of the culmination point of the learning process, which will put to test the acquired ability of the candidate to independently take the charge of the project and use the understanding of economics developed in previous years to evaluate/analyze economic issues.
Environmental Economics This course focuses on economic causes of environmental problems. In particular, economic principles are applied to environmental questions and their management through various economic institutions, economic incentives and other instruments and policies. The course does not require any prior knowledge of economics. The course will be useful for students aiming towards careers in the government sector, NGOs, policy analysis, business and journalism.