Associate Professor

Post Graduate Department of Economics

Nirmalagiri College

Email: sebastiantk@nirmalagiricollege.ac.in

Mob: 9446266760

Current Professional status
  • Associate Professor
  • Research Guide, Kannur University, IRISH, Nirmalalgiri College
Academic Bodies/ Duties of Universities
  • Member, Faculty of Humanities, Kannur University, 2013 –2016
  • Indian Economic Association (Life Member)
  •  BOS UG (Economics) Kannur University, 2013 –2016
  • Academic Councilor, IGNOU, Nirmalagiri 2012 –
Doctoral Research Experience
  • 2002-2007
Academic qualifications
Sl.NO: Course Institution University Year
1 BA Economics Payyannur College Calicut 1989
2 MA Economics ZGA College Calicut Calicut 1993
3 M.Phil CDS Trivandrum JNU 1996
4 Ph.D MG University Kottayam MG University Kottayam 2009
5 NET UGC 1994


Academic Achievements
  • Fellowships / Recognitions K.N.Raj Fellowship and Research grant for Teachers in Economics 2014


Areas of Academic Interest
  • Exclusion and deprivation
  • Human Development
  • Poverty Studies
Publications in National Journals
  1. Poverty, Vulnerability and Indian Agriculture, in Journal of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities, Vil. 6, Number 61 & 2, January – Dec.2011, pp183-190.
  2. Educational and occupational Mobility among the Migrant Cultivators of Malabar, in Journal of the Institute for Research in Social Sciences and Humanities,Vol 2, Number 2 July 2007, pp 285-306.
  3. Co- editor with Prof. K.S. Mathew, 2009, ‘Indian Constitution, Education and Minorities in Kerala’ ISBN No: 81-88432-16
  4. Agrarian Migration to Malabar and the Educational Progress, in Prof. K.S. Mathew and Sebastian T. K (eds) 2009, ‘Indian Constitution, Education and Minorities in Kerala’ ISBN No: 81-88432-16-4, pp 270- 289.
  5. ‘Education – an invisible capital: Evidences from Migrated cultivators in Malabar’ in Gangadharan K, 2009, Paradigm Shift in Health and Education, Serials Publications, New Delhi,pp 237-269.
  6. Coauthor with Gasper C ‘Cost Sharing in Medical Education’ in Oommen M.A (ed), 1999, Keralas Development Experience, Concept Publishing Company, pp 390-429.
Papers presented in International Symposia
  1. Intergenerational Economic Mobility: Methodology and Empirical Evidence from Kerala, India, in the 30th General Conference of IARIW , Portoroz, Slovenia, Aug. 24-30, 2008.
  1. Human Capital inputs in the Intergenerational Economic Mobility: Empirical Evidences from Kerala in the two day International Conference on Investment in Human Capital, Loyola College Chennai, 8-9 February 2010.
Papers presented in National Seminars
  1. Fiscal Health and development Requirements of Kerala State, in the Two day National Seminar on ‘Development Experience of Kerala: Towards a New Agenda’ at PG Department of Economics, E.K Nayanar Memorial Government College, Elerithattu, Oct. 16-17, 2014
Invited Lectures

Topics – Poverty, Measurement of Poverty and Human Development for the participants of the Diploma in Development Praxis’ by TISS Mumbai (Collaborative Programme with Kudumbashree Kerala) Oct. 5-8, 2015

Topic – Input output Analysis and Social mobility Matrix- for 2013 Ph.D course work, Palayad Campus of Kannur University

Independent Projects
  1. Human Development and Economic Growth: A study with respect to Kerala (UGC, Completed)
  1. Value of Time and its implications on the Household Development Decisions: (UGC, Completed)
  1. Process of Exclusion and Marginalisation: a study with respect to the Endosulfan victims of Kasargod District (UGC, completed)
Symposia/Conference/Workshop/Industrial Visit Conducted/ Attended
  1. Agrarian Crisis in Wyanad: Linkages and Dimensions (coordinator) Oct.18-19, 2013.
Refresher/ Orientation Programmes Attended
Course Subject Institution From To
Orientation Calicut University
Refresher I Human Rights University of Calicut 03.02.2009 23.02.2009
Refresher III Economics Mangalore University 13.11.2001 29.11.2001
Refresher III Economics University of Kerala 04.09.2007 25.09.2007
Others ( Specify) Workshop[p on Research Writing and Publication UGC-ASC University of Hyderabad 03.01.2011 08.01.2011
Awards / Fellowships / Grants / Certificates

Fellowships / Recognitions K.N.Raj Fellowship and Research grant for Teachers in Economics 2014

Independent Programmes / Committees
  • Coordinator, IQAC (1 Oct. 2013 onwards)
  • NCC Officer (June 2008 to June 2016)
Technical Skills
  • Driving
Personal details

Sex                               : Male

Date of birth                 : 12.05.1969

Father’s name             : Kurian

Mother’s name            : Thresiamma

Nationality                   : Indian

Marital status              : Married

Languages Known: Read/ Write/ Speak
  • Malayalam (Read/ Write/ Speak)
  • English (Read/ Write/ Speak)
  • Pencil drawing
States Visited
  • Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, U.P, Assam, Meghalaya, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Delhi
Countries Visited
  • Slovania, Italy
Permanent Address

Thattaparambil, P.O.Nirmalagiri, Kannur Dt. 670701