MBB College
General information
Established in1948
Courses OfferedHonours & General
HODDr. Abhijit Sarkar
Associate Professors1
Paper Presentations26
Books / Book Chapters22
Assistant Professors0
Postgraduate Teachers2
Guest Lecturers0
Brief Profile of the Department


The missions of the Economics Department include:

(i) educating the students in the effective way,

(ii) inculcating the social and moral values through teaching & learning,

(iii) encouraging for attainment of good health and fitness level both for studies and effective employment beyond the ambit of classes, and

(iv) to motivate the students to understand any phenomenon by using observational skill & knowledge.


At present 6 Semester based UGC approved CBCS is adopted both at the Honours & General levels under Maharaja Bir Bikram University.

Other than teaching the Honours & General students of the Department, the teachers also take classes of B.Com. (Honours & General) in MBB College and IMD Commerce in Bir Bikram Memorial College, Agartala.


PSO 1. Students will be able to understand economic terminologies, methodologies, tools, techniques and procedures of analysis.

PSO 2. Students will gain analytical, creative and imaginative engagement with theory, research and practice and will get updated with the recent trends in the subject.

PSO 3. Students will learn to apply economic theories and concepts to contemporary social issues, as well as analysis of policies. Students can apply their knowledge in the practical field.

PSO 4. Students will be able to understand the economic policies of India & their impacts as also current trends and build awareness and knowledge about the problems.

PSO 5. As the programme contains the fields like statistics, mathematics and economic principles, it helps them to compute and assess economic theories as well as he real situation of the economy using mathematical, statistical and econometric tools.

PSO 6. The in-depth understanding and analysis of economic theory will widen the scope for higher studies for the students along with opportunities for employment.


The various career options for students from economics are:

A. Banking & Finance:

• Commodity Broker

• Bank Management Trainee

• Financial analyst

• Economic forecaster

• Investment banker

• Loan counsellor

• Securities analyst

B. Public Sector:

• Civil services - IAS, IES & IFS

• Foreign trade analyst

• Tax auditor

• Public administrator

• Legislative assistant

• Regional / urban planner

• Financial planner

C. Education & Communication:

• Professor

• Teacher

• Research/PhD in research institutions/universities

• Technical writer

• Education & Communication

• Technical writer

• Journalist/ columnist

• Information analyst

D. Business:

• Market research analyst

• Retail buyer

• Staff training & development specialist

• Insurance underwriting trainee

• Management consultant

• Strategic planner

• Business administrator

Dr. Abhijit Sarkar
Associate Professor
Nanigopal Nandi
Postgraduate Teacher
Soma Bandyopadhyay
Postgraduate Teacher
Strength of the Department

1. The curricula of Economics (Honours) is very cohesive and standard and is as per the UGC guidelines.

2. The employability of Economics (Honours) pass outs have been very high till recently.

3. Dedicated faculty members.

4. Good teacher-student relationship.

5. Uninterrupted wi-fi facility in the department.

Precisely, the strength of the department lies in its recurrent search for excellence, cohesive and standardized curricula, employability of the pass-outs and for its venture to adapt itself to the ever-changing scenario of Economics as a subject.

Weakness of the Department

1. Some of the admitted students are not of critical minimum learning skill.

2. The existing physical infrastructure is not sufficient to disseminate quality teaching.

3. There is dearth of faculty members in the department.