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Economics is one of the important subjects of Social Science discipline. Economic activity of mankind constitutes a major portion of all human work. In our day to day activity, economic action can be seen nearly everywhere. Considering the importance of the subject, a Nobel Prize is awarded in Economics every year. At the Varendra University, the Department of Economics belongs to the Faculty of Social Science and Humanities.

At the Department of Economics, the students are given training in both theoretical and empirical aspects of Economics. The courses are taught in both Bengali and English. There are courses related to Economics such as Statistics and Computing. Job related seminars, debating, and English language courses are conducted to help the students to have a competitive edge.

The Varendra University has recruited teachers with outstanding academic record. The Department of Economics is headed by Professor Tariq Saiful Islam who rendered 45 years service to Rajshahi University before joining here. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Canada and several publications in national and international journals.

Nasrin Islam, Lecturer had a very illustrious career at Rajshahi University. She had stood first in the BSS (Honours) examination and stood second in the MSS examination. She is the recipient of several academic awards throughout her university life. She also participated in various extracurricular activities.

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