About Department

Department of Economics

 About the Deapartment of Economics

Department came into existence with the establishment of GorakhpurUniversity (1958). Prof. Ram Pratap Bahadur fromAllahabad was the first Head of the department. In the beginning, eminentscholars and academicians, like Prof. Vinod Dubey andProf. T.S. Papola hadenriched the department and graced it. After serving in the department, Prof. Vinod Dubey went toNCAER, New Delhi and thereafter, he was appointed as economist in the WorldBank. Staying in the department for a short period of time, Prof T.S. Papola becameProfessor in Bombay University. Later on, he became Director of GiriInstitute of Development Studies, Lucknow and then was appointed advisor in thePlanning Commission. Sri J.N. Pandey workedas an economist in ESCAP at Bangkok and then till his retirement served thedepartment. Prof. Brij Kishore Singh,Prof. Shiv ShankarMishra, Prof. Sitaram GuptaProf. Ashok Kumar Srivastava, Prof. Prakash ChandraShukla, Prof.Sandeep Kumar and Prof. Karunakar RamTripathi have glorified the post of Head of Department. Presently Prof. Alok KumarGoyal is Head of the Department. At present, there are 6 faculty members in theDepartment.

Department Profile

Department Info Details

Name of Department Department of Economics
Head of Department Prof. Aloka Kumar Goyal
Address of Department Department of Economics, Arts Faculity Building, D D U Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur
Contact Number 9935038607
Email ID akg.gkp@gmail.com
Social Media Page's Links :
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Youtube https://youtube.com/channel/UC_I9_ouzkFx6LJ2J46YEVeg
Twitter https://twitter.com/DduUniversity?t=O6ODL_tHQl3SBnHSi-k9qg&s=08

Scientific Equipments Details

Scientific Equipment Link No Document


Type Number
Class Rooms - ICT 02
Class Rooms - Non-ICT 00
Seminar Rooms 00
Common Rooms 01
Departmental Libraries 00
Gents Toilets 00
Ladies Toilets 01
Disabled Person Toilets 00
Faculty Rooms 03
Office 01
Reception Yes
Waiting Area Yes
Lobby Yes
Ramp Yes
Disabled Friendly Yes
Labs No

Electrical Appliances

Type Number
Fans 26
LED Lights/Tube lights 39
Air Conditioners 03
Coolers 00
Room Heaters 00
Refrigerators 00
Any Other Water Cooler= 01


Type Number
Computers 03
Printers 03
Routers 00
Network Switches 04
Servers 00

Additional Information

5 Years Master Plan No Document
Annual Department Plan No Document
Teaching Plan No Document
Student Attendance Yes

Time Table

UG View Document
PG View Document
Slow Learners View Document
Fast Learners
Room No. with Details No Document
Co-curricular Activity No Document
List of Alumni No Document
Innovation Practices No Document
Stock Register Yes
Internal Evaluation Records Yes
Special Provision made for Advanced & Slow/Fast Learners Yes

Visiting Guest Faculty

No. of Guest Lectures 02
List of Guest Faculty No Document
Consultancy Services No Document
Community Extension Programs No Document
Learning Resources Available in the Department No Document
Achievements and Rewards No Document
Academic Audit No Document
List of Fast Learners
List of Slow Learners https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/1702c95e-ea17-49bc-8736-8601ce7e6446.docx
E-Content https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/a606289c-59b1-440d-ab61-3edc60555650.docx
Any Other No

Program Details

Number of Programs https://api.ddunaac.com/api/Containers/department/download/6a82a0a0-8dc2-4d5f-b063-bbb10bb9fe81.docx
Number of Courses View Document
Papers Taught View Document
Value Added Courses No Document
Students enrolled in Each Value-Added Course No Document
No. of Publications 47
No. of Books Published 6
No. of Chapters Published 8

Student Information

Type No. of Student
Under Graduate (UG) 500
Post Graduate (PG) 60+76
Ph.D. Scholars 15
From Within State 60+76
From Outside State ---
International slow learners (Only UG): ---
International fast learners (Only UG): ---

Other Information

Strengths • Well qualified and long experienced teachers. • Regular updating of U.G. • Laborious researchers to produce quality research. • Well disciplined students and non-teaching staff. • Regular teaching in the department. • Dedication of teaching and non-teaching staff.
Weaknesses • Insufficient grants. • Insufficient teaching staff. • Poor support staff: student ratio • Lack of departmental library facility. • Insufficient Physical infrastructural facilities. • Lack of Computer Lab.
Opportunities • Establishment of center for Regional Development studies. • Course of Master of Business Economics (MBE). • Establishment of a rich departmental library. • Establishment of computer lab for PG and Research Scholars. • Student Guidance cell to help them for preparation of Competitive exams/NET etc. and academic support.
Challenges • • Delay in appointment of teachers. • Non-Sanction of required non-teaching staff. • Unavailability of Placement Services in University. • Economic poverty among students and poor knowledge of English Language. • Poor interest among bright students,in research courses.


Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Mobile No.
1Dr. Sandeep KumarProfessor9415244790, 8318546245View
2Prof. Karunakar Ram TripathiProfessor9935150982, 7905647610 (whatsapp number)View
3Dr. Alok Kumar GoyalProfessor and Head9935038607View
4Dr. Raju Kumar GuptaAsst. Professor9450669784, 9870715823View
5Dr. Surendra Kumar GuptaAsst. Professor9452692017View
6Dr. Sharad Chandra SrivastavaAsst. Professor9450090743View
7Dr. Amit Kumar SharmaAsst. Professor9956598151, 9793920445View

Courses & Syllabi

 Sr. No. Course Syllabus CBCS
1Bachelor of Arts-EconomicsView/DownloadView/Download
2Master of Arts-EconomicsView/DownloadView/Download

Research & Publications

Research Projects (Last 5 Years)

Project Title
Funding Agency
State/Central Govt.
"A Study of Effects of TRIPS Agreements on Indian Drugs and Pharmaceutical Industries"-MRPProf. Karunakar Ram TripathiUGC, New DelhiEconomicsGovernment 6.720153 Years

Research Papers


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Retired Faculties

Sr. No.
Teacher Name
Mobile No.
1Dr. Chandra Prakash ShuklaProfessor9335778296View

Time Table

 Sr. No.  Semester Under Graduate Post Graduate Other
1I Semester --View/Download
2III Semester --View/Download