Year of Establishment: Department of Economics was one of the first Departments to be established in the College in 1939.
Name of Courses Offered: The Department of Economics offers Undergraduate Course of B.A. and B.Sc. under Gauhati University. The Department offers Major in Economics.
Seats : Major : 40 General : 150
Faculty: The Department at present has Five Faculties, Four in Sanctioned posts and One in temporary basis.
Results: The Department is constantly showing good results in B.A. Final Examination of GauhatiUniversity over the years. Each Year the Department is able to send a number of students to various universities including Gauhati University for higher study. The following table shows the number of first Class holders produced by the Department of Economics. Till now the department has produced 38 First Class Holders, most of whom has gone on to complete higher studies in various prestigious Universities of India.
Notable Alumni: Over the years the department has been able to produce students who has made their mark in professional field. Many of the alumnus of this department are placed in High Ranking Assam State Government jobs. The department has many alumnus who are placed in reputed organizations like Sate Bank of India, Union Bank of India, Department of Posts, Govt. of India etc along with Universities and Colleges.
Departmental Library: The department has a well-equipped Library with around 300 Books. All the Major students are entitled to have books from the departmental library.
Extension Acivity: The Department of Economics, M.C. College has undertaken a Sample Survey on Urban Poverty in SC dominated Bhakat Para and Rayat Para area of Barpeta Town In 2012.It regularly undertakes various extension activities.
Wall magazine: The department has a wall magazine named ‘Kautilya’ which encourages students to write current topics on economy and also to undertake micro projects on their own under guidance from department teachers.
Name of the Students who Secured 1st Class/ CGPA Above 6.5 (D= Distinction) in Econoimics of Last 3 years
Economics (Major) 2014: Dipjyoti Das , Barshasree Das, Sanghamitra Das, Dipankar Das, Harshajit Ojah , Nilakshi Das
Economics (Major) 2015: Bibek Das, Nirmal Das, Tarif Hussain, Uttam Karmakar, Madhusmita Pathak, Karishma Das
Economics (Major) 2016: Anita Das, Sudhikha Bayan, Parismita Saikia, Deboshri Biswas, Rafikul Islam