Department of Economics

Dept. Coordinator

Prof. Dr. Md. Elias Hossain

Welcome to the Department of Economics at Varendra University.
We have a promise to provide high-quality education on economics both theoretically and empirically which will strengthen students' analytical and practical skills furthermore. It enhances their capacity to compete with the modern job market and builds up a solid career goal. The Department of Economics was started in 2014, which is now enriched through a bunch of bright students in regular Bachelors (B.S.S) and Masters (M.S.S) programs. The courses are taught in both Bengali and English.
The department belongs to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences at Varendra University. The programs under the department have been designed with an excellent curriculum. This department is headed by Professor Dr. Tariq Saiful Islam who rendered 45 years of service to the University of Rajshahi before joining here. He has a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Canada, and several publications in national and international journals. Moreover, there is a group of extraordinary faculty members who are providing their quality teaching and guidance to build up a very illustrious career for the students.
At the Department of Economics, students are at the heart of all that we do. Beside usual course work and research activities, the students are generally trained up by workshops, seminars, discussion, debating, cultural, and sports competition. The faculty members are involved not only in teaching but also working as the mentors of these young learners.
Therefore, the study of economics at Varendra University will be a great opportunity to elevate you with diversified knowledge and skills for accomplishing a bright future.