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Overview

The Economics department offers valuable insights into individual and social behaviors, providing a deep understanding of contemporary economic issues. At the Department of Economics, we focus on developing essential skills required for various sectors, including education, international institutions, and public services.

Our esteemed institution, Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College (GQMGC), takes immense pride in the contributions of our distinguished professors. We are grateful for the invaluable efforts of Ms. Tayyaba Izhar (former H.O.D, College Section-head, and vice-Principal), Ms. Sadia Ahmad (former H.O.D and vice-Principal), and Ms. Saniya Tariq, who have significantly contributed to the progress and betterment of the department.

Presently, our Economics department boasts a vibrant team of regular, contractual, and visiting faculty, dedicated to providing students with a challenging and stimulating study and research experience. We are renowned for our excellence in teaching, advising, and delivering quality education and lifelong training to our students, enabling them to comprehend how economic agents interact and how the economy operates.

We offer a range of programs at the intermediate, undergraduate, and graduate levels that cater to market demands and enhance the intellectual abilities of our students. Our students have access to various facilities and resources, including an extensive library and computer lab, to support their learning and development in the field of Economics.

At the Economics department, we are committed to preparing our students to embrace the challenges they will encounter on their journey to achieve their goals. With the knowledge and skills acquired here, they will be well-prepared to make significant contributions to society and thrive in their chosen careers

Vision and Mission

To create a collegial environment that emphasizes on continuous professional excellence in instruction, research and application of theory to practice. As an affiliated college of University of the Punjab, Department of Economics at GQMGC considers the curriculum mission and goals of PU as its precedent and simultaneously tailors its pedagogy and learning outcomes according to the enrolled students.

The department welcomes students from all backgrounds and actively accommodates their varying learning styles. The faculty of Economics Department is highly proficient and diverse, and actively strives to hone theoretical and critical thinking skills of all students. We aim to be recognized as a center of excellence in economics education and research, actively engaging with the goals and learning outcomes set by the University of the Punjab. By collaborating with students and providing comprehensive support, we endeavor to prepare them to confidently excel in their academic journey and competently succeed in their final board examinations. Through our commitment to continuous improvement, innovation, and ethical conduct, we aspire to contribute to the betterment of society and create a positive impact on the world through economics.

Scope

Students who choose to study economics not only gain the skills needed to understand complex markets but come away with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as the business acumen necessary to succeed in the professional world. In fact, economics can be useful for professionals in all industries and aspects of daily life, not just in business.

Contact

The Department of Economics
Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College
2- Durand Road, Lahore. Pakistan
Phone No: 042-6317078

Head of Department Message

The Department of Economics is dedicated to maintaining excellent academic standards through quality education. As the Head of the Economics Department, it gives me great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all prospective students and scholars who are considering joining our academic community. Our mission is to empower students with a profound understanding of economic principles, their applications, and the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex economic challenges in a dynamic global landscape. Our department is committed to providing a dynamic and enriching environment where you can explore the fascinating world of economics and unleash your full potential.

The Department of Economics is dedicated to maintaining excellent academic standards through quality education. As the Head of the Economics Department, it gives me great pleasure to extend a warm welcome to all prospective students and scholars who are considering joining our academic community. Our mission is to empower students with a profound understanding of economic principles, their applications, and the critical thinking skills necessary to address complex economic challenges in a dynamic global landscape. Our department is committed to providing a dynamic and enriching environment where you can explore the fascinating world of economics and unleash your full potential.

Ms. Najma Yasmeen

Head of Economics Department

Govt. Queen Mary Graduate College, Lahore.

E-mail: najmayasmeen4520@gmail.com

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Najma-Yasmeen

Program offer

We are offering the following programmes:

Admission Criteria

Form Submission

Scrutiny of Forms

Eligible Candidates for Test / Interview

Test & Interview

Display of Final Merit Lists

BS(Economics)- Study Scheme

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1.      Name of Program

BS ECONOMICS

Admission Requirement of the Program

F.A/F.Sc.  with minimum 60% Marks

Objective of the Program

BS (Economics) 4-years program is held on semester system comprising of eight (08) semesters.

Duration of the Program

4 Years

Total Credit Hours

137

Number of Semesters

8

 

 

Load Per Semesters

 

 

Semester

Load

1

17

2

18

3

18

4

19

5

18

6

16

7

15

8

16

 

 

 

 

COURSE CONTENTS OF BS PROGRAM SEMESTER WISE

FIRST SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ISE-111

Islamiat / Ethics

2

ENG-111

English-(Language in Use)

3

COMP-111

Computer (Introduction & Applications)

3

STAT101A

Elementary Statis

3

ECON-101

Principles of Microeconomics

3

MATH111

Elementary Mathematics-I (Algebra)

3

HQ-001

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

0

Total

17

 

SECOND SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG-112

English-II (Academic Reading and Writing)

3

PST-111

Pakistan Studies

2

STAT-102

Probability and Probability Distributions

3

ECON-102

Principles of Macroeconomic

3

CAL-111

Calculus-I

3

HQ-002

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

1

 

Optional-I (Non Economics)

3

                                                                   Total

18

 

THIRD SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG-211

English-III (Communication Skills)

3

CAL-211

 Calculus-II

3

ECON-201

Intermediate Microeconomics

3

HQ-003

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

0

 

Optional-II (Non Economics)

3

 

Optional-III (Non Economics)

3

 

Optional-IV (Non Economics)

3

                                          Total

18

 

FOURTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ENG-212

English-IV (English for Practical Aims)

3

ECON-202

Intermediate Macroeconomics

3

ECON-203

Research Methods-I

3

ECON-204

Islamic Economics

3

HQ-004

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

1

 

Optional-VI (Non Economics)

3

 

Optional-VII (Non Economics)

3

                                        Total

19

 

FIFTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ECON-301

Advanced Microeconomics

3

ECON-303

Research Methods-II

3

ECON-304

 History of Economic Thought

3

ECON-305

Econometrics-I

3

ECON-306

Development Economics-I

3

ECON-307

Advanced Mathematical Economics

3

HQ-005

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

0

                                       Total

18

SIXTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ECON-302

Advanced Macroeconomics

3

ECON-308

Monetary Economics Theory

3

ECON-405

 Econometrics-II

3

HQ-006

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

1

 

Elective-I

3

 

Elective-II

3

                                      Total

16

 

SEVENTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ECON-401

Public Sector Economics

3

ECON-407

Major Issues in Pakistan’s Economy

3

ECON-406

Development Economics-II

3

HQ-007

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

0

 

Elective-III

3

 

Elective-IV

3

                                     Total

15


EIGHTH SEMESTER

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

ECON-402

Growth Theories and Models

3

ECON-403

Applied Economics

3

ECON-404

International Trade

3

HQ-008

Tadrees-e-Tarjuma Quran

1

 

Elective-V

3

 

Elective-VI

3

                                       Total

16

 

Research Thesis

Department has an option to offer the research thesis worth 06 (six) credit hours in lieu of two elective courses. The thesis should span over two semesters 7th and 8th Semester in lieu of one elective course in each of the two semesters. 

Eligibility Criteria:

o Minimum of 3.0 CGPA

o One faculty member should be willing to supervise the thesis of the student.

List of Optional Courses: (Non-Economic)

Course Code

Course Title

Credit Hours

SOC-211

Introduction to Sociology

3

EDU-111

Introduction to Education

3

APSY-111A

Introduction to Psychology

3

HIS-111

Introduction to History

3

Meet Out Faculty

Higher Education Department Cadre

Ms Najma Yasmeen
Associate Professor/ HOD
najmayasmeen4520@gmail.com
Ms Nazish Iqbal
Associate Professor
imane_imane91@yahoo.com
Dr Arshi Shahid
Assistant Professor
arshishahid70@yahoo.com
Ms Sanam Munir
Assistant Professor
sanammunir6@gmail.com
Ms Ayesha Anwar
Assistant Professor
ashanw89@gmail.com
Ms Madiha Qayyum
Assistant Professor
mq_adr@yahoo.com
Ms Asma Noreen
Lecturer
asmac129@gmail.com

College Cadre (BOG)

Ms Abida Hanif
Lecturer
abidamohsin002@gmail.com
Ms Mehwish Zamurad
Lecturer
Mehwish_shafi@yahoo.com