Department of Economics

Economics Department is one of the major department in social sciences. Many eminent stalwarts have served in the Economics Department.
The department has organised a number of activities like lectures, workshops and seminars for the benefits of the students and staff of the college.
We take pride in the fact that the faculty of the department are actively involved in research activities, published articles in scholarly journals and participated in international and national seminars and conferences. Many students from the department have gone to nationally and internationally reputed institutes for higher studies.

Dr.Prasad Purekar

M.A., Ph.D., SET, NET


Dr. (Mrs.)Vaishali Deshmukh

M.A.,M.Phil.,Ph.D, SET


Dr.Yugandhara Topare

M.A., Ph.D., SET


Student Strength
Class 2017-18 2018-19 2019-20
BA I 52 64 66
BA II 33 39 39
BA III 28 38 30
Average Result for the last 3 years
Year Average result of Department
2016-17 67.46%
2017-18 66.69%
2018-19 69.30%
Research Publications
Sr.No. Name of teacher Research Papers Chapter in Books
1 Dr. Prasad A Purekar 13 -
2 Dr. Mrs. Yugandhara S. Topare 17 ( Papers in Res. Journals ) 04
3 Dr.(Mrs.)Vaishali Deshmukh 32 04
Research Project
Name of teacher Funding Agency Title of the Project Year & total grant received
Dr. Mrs. Yugandhara S. Topare U.G.C Green Banking: Measures by SBI Group in Maharashtra 2014 (Rs.1,30,000/-)
  State women’s commission, Maharashtra Financial Literacy amongst working & Non-working women of Marathwada (Minor Project

Total Grants Received


Dr.B.A.M University, Aurangabad

Financial Inclusion A Case study of Aurangabad District

Total Grants Received

Co-Curricular Activities
  • Wall Paper Presentation by students in 2016-17 on Inflation,Financial Inclusion and Indian Economists.
  • Research Project Presentation by students in 2016,2017,2018, 2019 and 2020.
  • Lecture organized on Research Project Writing and Presentation.
  • Guidance by faculty to prize winning students participating in state level Reseach Project and Research Paper Writing and Presentation Competitions.
  • Panel Discussion of Students of Budget 2019.
Alumni of the Department
Sr No. Name Current Position
1 Dr. V.B. Bhise HOD & Professor Dept. of Economics, Dr. B.A.M University, A’bad.
2 Dr.K.G Ranveer Professor, Dept. of English, Dr. B.A.M University, A’bad.
3 Dr. Surendra Jondhale Professor, Dept. of Political Science, Mumbai University
4 Mr. Ravindra Dhongade Secretary Finance Dept., Govt. of Maharashtra
5 Rajendra Godbole Advocate High Court & MAT, A’bad
6 Mr. Chaitanya Dharurkar Advocate high Court & MAT, A’bad
7 Mr. Anoop Hiwale Marketing Head East Asian Countries, HSBC Bank, Mumbai.

Students & Teachers of the Economics Department during the Project Work Presentations by Students.