The Department of Economics has started its journey with one Guest faculty in 1995. Initially the department started with Pass Course . The department focuses to promote interdisciplinary teaching and research work.
Considering the demand of locality ,the college authorioty has taken initiative for introduction of Hon's Course.In 2019 the Tripura University and DHE,Govt. of Tripura accorded approval for introduction of Hon's with intake capacity of fifteen(15).
The Undergraduate Programme of Economics in Ambedkar College provides comprehensive learning by covering all the important subfields of Economics like Microeconomics, Macroeconomics, Public Finance, Development Economics, WelfareEconomics, International Trade, Indian Economy, Tripura Economy etc. It aims to provide a strong theoretical grounding and the study equips the students to pursue careers, research and in different field of works.
SWOC analysis of the Department
Upliftmentsof the socio-economically weaker students as the college situated in rural areas.
Limitation for the Department to conduct extension programmes and medium of education hampered for higher education and placement.The academic staff also needs to focus on research.
To conduct cross-faculty courses and to offer choice short-term courses like certificate / Diploma courses.
To increase enrolment of socio-economically weaker students, particularly Schedule Tribe students and to sustain the habit of extra reading among the student