Kural தன்னூன் பெருக்கற்குத் தான்பிறிது ஊனுண்பான் எங்ஙனம் ஆளும் அருள்?       In English: What graciousness can one command who feeds his flesh by flesh gourmand.

Department of Economics

About the Department


The University of Madras, Department of Economics, began in 1912, is the earliest one to be set up. It was commissioned with a special and non-recurring grant sanctioned by the Government of India to the University of Madras.

The department continues to produce high quality academic research. Faculty members also continue to influence national debates and policy, through writing in popular journals, memberships of national committees.


  • Complementing the other in the Library the Computer Lab, Internet facilities, Modern Seminar Hall are additional facilities of the department.


  • Dr.Vedagiri Shanmugasundaram Endowment Lecture
  • Fr.P.Carty Endowment Lecture
  • Sri Alladi Krishnasamy Iyer Endowment Lecture
  • The Gokhale Endowment Lecture
  • Saradha Endowment Lecture
  • Sakthi Charities
  • Sir William Mayer Endowment Seminar
  • Iyyasamy Endowment Prize


  • Planning Commission Chair Instituted by Government of India.

News & Announcements

The USAB is organizing Placement Officers Training and Principals Meet which is to be conducted by Dr.W.S.Rajkumar, Director, Verbit-E-Learning Solutions Pvt Ltd along with various corporate HRs like TCS, HCL, Sutherland, Sparon, TNQ, Just Dial, N Trust Infotech Pvt Ltd and Manpower Group Services India Pvt. Ltd, and  Ms. Shyama Iyer, National Co-ordinator - Training , IIT Bombay, will deliver a speech on Spoken Tutorial Project – Free Software Training,  on 12th August, 2014 in F – 50 Hall University of Madras, Chennai – 600 005. From 2.00 P.M to 5.30 P.M

UG / PG Degree Instant Examination Results - July 2014

M.Phil Degree Program 2014-2016- Selection List

M.Com (International Business and Finance) Degree Program 2014-2016 - Selection List

Guidelines For Admission To M.Phil. Degree Courses In Affiliated Colleges For The Year 2014-2015

Admission notification  to M.Sc Geoinformatics (Private Study) in the Department of Geography  - Last Date extended upto 20-08-2014

Admission to Online Degree Course on M.Sc (International Environmental Management) by the Department of Geography -- Last Date extended upto 20-08-2014

Academic Staff College  all Courses admission offer

Admission Notification for M.A (Bharathanatyam & Rhythmology) degree course for the academic year 2014-2015

Applications are invited for the post of Venterinary Surgeon in the rank of Assistant Surgeon for the Animal Houses at the Taramani/Guindy Campuses

Format to be submitted by research institutions for Ph.D Program Continuation

Consolidation of Project details sanctioned to department faculties for the year from 2013-14

Common wealth Scholarship in Low and Middle income Countries 2014

M.L.Degree (Private Study) Examinations, June 2014 -Timetable

Post Graduate Programme offered by Department of Geography- Click here for more details

Submission of Major Research Project Proposal

Application and Prospectus for PG / M.Phil/ PG Diploma / Diploma / Certificate Courses for the Academic Year 2014-2015 (Last date extended upto 16.6.2014).

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