Started in the year 1964, St.Stephen’s College is one of the reputed college affiliated to Kerala University. The Department of Economics had its humble beginning right at the inception of the college itself, with the first batch of “Humanities”. But in its full-fledged form the department started its functioning in 1980,when B.A Economics was started as an under graduate course. Prof.Lukose P.Mathai was the first Head of the Department followed by Mr.V.K Abraham, Mr.Mammen P.Thomas, Dr.M.Michael Raj . Mr.Sandhu John Sajan is serving as the Head of the Department.