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Payyanur College Campus is located at Edat, Payyanur, Kannur Distrcit. It is just 3.5 kilometer from payyanur old bus stand and 2.6 kilometers from new bus stand in NH-17 towards Kannur side.

By Rail

Nearest railway station is Payyanur which is 6 kms away from the college.

By air

The nearest airport is at Mangalore about 118 km away and calicut airport is 147 km away approximately.



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    About the Department

      Payyanur College, Payyanur commenced its illustrious career as a junior college, affiliated to Kerala University, in July 15, 1965. Payyanur college was raised to the status of a full-fledged degree college in the year 1969. The department of Economics has been functioning from 1969 onwards and the first helmsman of the Economics department was the then Principal of Payyanur college, Prof. P.K. Surendranath. Prof. Surendranath was a renowned economist of Kerala at that time and he moved about radiating knowledge. His zeal, dedicative and infinite energy inspired other members of the Department and motivated them to collective effort for the Department. Then over a period of nearly three decades the Department was headed by Prof. V. Indira. The other faculties of the Dept. were Prof. K. Rajagopalan, Prof.K. Kassim, Prof.T.K. Vishnu Namboodiri, Prof. Suchitra Surendranath, Prof. R. Sathianathan and Prof. K.T.V. Divakaran. In the first decade of the present century, the head of the department of the department was Prof. R. Sathianathan. Since 2010 the department was headed by Prof K.T.V. Divakaran. The department has always been in the fore front of all academic activities of the college. It has a long history of spectacular track record bagging university ranks continuously. The merit of the department will be evident in its alumni, who are well placed in different walks of life throughout the world. Over a period of nearly four and half decades thousands of students have graduated from this department and most of them are now occupying positions of distinction all over the world. The department is a preferred destination for students, especially students who belong to weaker sections of various communities from Malabar area and the department has made its own contribution in identifying and uplifting them to the main stream of social life. The department is committed to creating an environment for nurturing creativity and excellence into students. The department’s aim is to build an atmosphere where faculty and students are involved in a mutually inspirited learning process. The department is committed to nurturing young minds and preparing them for the challenges in today’s globalised atmosphere. The doors of the faculties are always open for any student who seeks help in their academic pursuits. We encourage students to grow as effective team players with strong set of ethics and the zeal to excel. We are very proud of the varied achievements of our alumni and we strive to continue to nurture students who will continue this trend tapping out their potential.

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