About the Department of Economics

The Department of Economics, Comilla University started operating in 2007. It is one of the seven Departments with which the University inaugurated its Academic Program in 2007 under the Comilla University Act 2006. It started its Journey with 4 year Bachelor Social Science (BSS) Honours program and later launched Master of Social Science (MSS) in Economics Program. In the near future the department is going to offer research degrees like M. Phil and PhD.

The Department has a limited seat of 60 students (BSS) in each intake. More than 300 students have so far been graduated from this Department and working in different sectors like educational institutes, research organizations, banks and financial institutions, and business enterprises etc.

The department has 13 Academic staffs (two of them are currently on study leave) and 2 non-Academic Staffs at present. The number of currently enrolled students in undergraduate and postgraduate level is around 350. The Academic decisions are taken by the Academic committee comprised of all the working Academic Staff. The decisions are duly endorsed and approved by the Academic Council of the university. The department has formed a student club in 2011 named ‘Economics Club’ to oversee and conduct extra-curricular activities.


The Department of Economics envisions providing an appropriate teaching-learning and research environment to the students to enhance their critical thinking ability. In addition to developing as professional expertise, our students will be nourished with a sense of themselves as being a part of larger community. The department will be a center for cultivating moral and ethical values. Therefore, the visions of the Department is to

Produce graduates with exquisite values, manners and endowed with intellectually professional expertise.


The Department of Economics, Comilla University offers a wide range of courses focusing multi-disciplinary and ICT-based courses besides core and advanced economics courses. It inculcates students with humane qualities to shape themselves as competent and resourceful citizens. We nurture them for combating challenges and help avail themselves of the opportunities to explore new dimensions of modern civilization. The Department provides an encouraging academic atmosphere to ensure interactive and innovative teaching-learning strategies. Therefore, mission of the department is to facilitate students

  • to strengthen students ability to analyze all forms of quantitative and qualitative economics;
  • to transmit critical theoretical knowledge in economics to applied economics practice.
  • to strengthen their analyzing ability and creative thinking;
  • to be equipped with communication skills in English language and ICT;
  • to pursue advanced research on Economics.