A gist of the department:

The Covid-19 pandemic has proved the importance of Economics around the world and so the local region where the college is situated i.e. Tingkhong.  Tingkhong College was established in the year 1972 to cater need of the rural students.The Department of Economics was established in the year 1987 and since then, both honours and non-honours course was started in the department. Since then, a number of students have graduated with Economics as honours from this college. It is the pioneer of development in this region. The department provides education both in Assamese and English medium. The department has an intake capacity of 20 students, and the department has 3 sanctioned posts. However, in the year 2020, the intake capacity was raised to 30. At present, there are two permanent faculty members and two contractual faculty members in the department and one candidate has been selected for the remaining sanctioned post in the department. The department economics follows the syllabus of its affiliated institution i.e. Dibrugarh University and provides additional materials depending upon the changing needs of the students into consideration. The department also provides quality education to the Higher Secondary Students. The members of the department give their best to provide quality education to the students who particularly belongs to rural tea garden areas. The members keep themselves updated about changing aspects of Economics at the regional, National and International levels.

Departmental Mission:

The Department of Economics of Tingkhong College envisions itself as a leading hub of intellectual inquiry, innovative practices, and transformative education in the realm of economic theory, policy, and practice. Rooted in a commitment to academic excellence, social responsibility, and global engagement, we strive to shape the future of economics by inspiring and help to become scholars, practitioners, and policymakers dedicated to advancing knowledge and addressing pressing societal challenges. We are dedicated to providing our students with a transformative educational experience that prepares them for leadership roles in academia, government, industry, and civil society. Our curriculum is designed to combine theoretical foundations with practical applications, enabling students to develop a deep understanding of economic principles and their real-world implications. Through experiential learning opportunities, research projects, and engagement with industry practitioners, we aim to cultivate the analytical skills, ethical values, and global perspectives needed to tackle complex economic challenges with creativity and resilience.


The Department of Economics envisions itself as a beacon of excellence, driving forward the understanding and application of economic principles to create a more prosperous, equitable, and sustainable world. Grounded in rigorous academic inquiry and a commitment to social impact, our vision is multifaceted, encompassing research, education, and community engagement. In addition to our academic and research pursuits, we are deeply committed to engaging with the broader community and making a positive impact beyond the university campus. We seek to foster partnerships with government agencies, nonprofit organizations, businesses, and community groups to translate our research findings into tangible solutions that address local, national, and global challenges. Through outreach programs, public lectures, policy forums, and collaborative initiatives, we aim to promote economic literacy, stimulate public dialogue, and contribute to evidence-based policymaking. Our vision is underpinned by a set of core values that guide our actions and interactions within the department and beyond. These values include intellectual integrity, academic freedom, diversity, equity, and inclusion. We are committed to creating an inclusive and supportive environment where individuals from diverse backgrounds can thrive, contribute their unique perspectives, and participate fully in academic and professional life.

Plan of Action:

1. We are committed to fostering a diverse, equitable, and inclusive academic community where all individuals are valued, respected, and empowered to reach their full potential.

2. To Provide the best education in Economic theories and application, which will help in thought provoking process particularly in the sphere of economic decision making.

3. To conduct National Seminars, Conferences, symposium, workshops etc. in the area of development economics, international economics, Emerging issues of Indian Economy.

4. To conduct certificate courses on programming, digital economy etc.

5. To invest in curriculum development, pedagogical innovation, and experiential learning opportunities to ensure that the graduates are well-prepared to make meaningful contributions to academia, government, industry, and civil society.

Faculty Details:

Mr. Mridul Borgohain

Assistant Professor (Head of the Department)

M. A. In Economics,

M. Phil

Mr. Saurish Bhattacharjee

Assistant Professor

M. A. In Economics


Pursuing PhD in Dibrugarh University

Ms. Rakhi Puzari

Assistant Professor

M. A. In Economics


Pursuing PhD in Dibrugarh University






April 24th, 2024|Comments Off on Prospectus-2024

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