The department of Economics was established with the start of college in 1966. It is now a well reputed teaching department in Gilgit Baltistan. The department is offering a diverse set of programs which includes Bachelor Studies in Economics (BS 4- years program), Economics in English, Economics in Urdu at intermediate level in morning and evening shifts. The department is trying its best to create environment conducive for professional excellence in instructions and application as well as academic excellence in the field of economics. A holistic understanding of global, regional, and local economic issues is the basic aim of the department. Students are encouraged to use their knowledge for the well-being of the society. They are also given chance to understand economic problem of choice and scarcity. Market operating rules such as demand and supply, public policy to regulate such rules are emphasized. Chockfull focus is given on character building, grooming and personal development of students through curricular and co-curricular activities. The teaching method at the department is a blend of theory and practice, as lectures, case studies, verbal presentations, written assignments and field visits (markets, banks, mills areas etc.) are all given due importance. Students studied from this department are normally have strong background of knowledge about economics and find better jobs in the market and are placed in well reputed government and private organizations.
MASTER (ECONOMICS) University of Karachi BACHELOR OF EDUCATION Karakorum International University Gilgit MASTER OF EDUCATION AIOU Islamabad EXPERIENCE: 20 years teaching/administrative Skills and expertise: Demonstrate understanding of economic concepts and principles, finance and audit, office routine procedure and life skills approaches for youth. Currently holds the charge of head of department of Economics Degree College Skardu.
MASTER (ECONOMICS) University of Karachi BACHELOR OF EDUCATION Karakorum International University Gilgit EXPERIENCE: 21 years teaching/Administration Skills and expertise: Demonstrate understanding of economics concepts and principles, deductive and inductive analyze and reasoning and draw economic policy conclusion and to recognize the potential constraints in their implementation. Currently holds the Charge of Evening shift.
Mr Zia Ud Din has been a permanent faculty at the Directoratet of Education (Colleges), Gilgit-Baltistan since January 2007. Before joining as lecturer in Economics at Government Boys Degree College Skardu on July,2022. He tought Economics at Government Degree College Gahkuch, Degree College Gilgit and Degree College Aliabad Hunza, at Higher Secondary to Graduate level. Currently, Mr. Zia Uddin is persuing Ph.D Degree in Economics from Karakuram International University. Prior to his Ph.D studies, he completed his M.Phill. studies from the Applied Economics Research Center (AERC), University of Karachi. The focus of his M.Phill research was Impact of Exchnage rate on BOP of Pakistan. Furthermore; he also studied the International Trade, Development Economics and Monetary Issues of Pakistan. Zia Uddin completed his Master in Economics and B.A (Hon) from the Department of Economics, University of Karachi. Zia Uddin has also obtained his B.Ed Degree from Karakuram International University, Gilgit-Baltistan.