Prof Dr K K John


Saintgits wins the prestigious IDA – STEM Award for Community Development.
Model Examination for 5th semester UG and 3rd semester PG students will be conducted from 19th January 2021 onwards.
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Prof. Dr. K. K. John

Designation: Principal and Professor

Qualification: M A, M.Phil. Ph.D. /

Dr. John was the  Head of the PG Department of Economics, St Thomas College Pala (NAAC reaccredited with A Grade and centre of potential excellence identified by UGC) for six years and has an overall post-graduate teaching experience of thirty-two years. One year experience as a Professor in DC School of Management and Technology, Trivandrum affiliated to the University of Kerala. He is the member of the PG Board of Studies, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala and is currently the HOD of the UG Department of Corporate Economics from January 15, 2015. He was a panellist of All India Radio and Doordarshan for the Union and State Budget Analysis and also an Expert Member of the Government of Kerala for the preparations of the XIV Finance Commission. He was a member of the Kerala State Expenditure Review Committee of the Government of Kerala from 2016 to 2017 and Chairman of the UG Board of Examiners for odd semester examinations of the M G University since 2016 and Chairman of third and fourth semester M A Private Examinations during 2018 and 2019.


M A Economics University of Kerala –I Class -1981

M.Phil. Economics, the University of Kerala – A Grade-1994

Ph. D. Economics, University of Kerala 2007.


Chairman of the UG Question Board of the University of Calicut during the period from 2013-2017

Question setter and scrutinizer of the UG/PG Question Board of SB College, Changanassery (Autonomous College) affiliated to M G University- Syllabus consultant in Marian College, Kuttikkanam (Autonomous college).

Resource persons for the various international and national and regional seminars in Kerala and Tamil Nadu during the period from 2015 to 2019.

  1. Resource person for the NAAC sponsored national seminar on Holistic and Integral Curriculum Development-A Road Map organized by IQAC, CMS College, Coimbatore (Autonomous College) on 20th August 2015.

  2. Resource person for the Lecture series on GST and Kerala Economy organized by CMS College, Kottayam on 1st September 2015

  3. Two days UGC Sponsored national seminar on International migration of women from Kerala at Alphonsa College, Pala on 23rd July 2015

  4. Keynote address in the international seminar organized by Fatima College, Madurai (Autonomous College) on 3rd February 2016

  5. Resource person in the UGC sponsored national seminar on Indian Fiscal System on 30th and 31st January 2017.

  6. Resource person for the Union Budget Analysis 2016-17 at St. Berchman’s Institute of Management, Changanassery on 15th February 2017.

  7. Keynote speaker in the UGC funded National Seminar on India’s Environmental Policy at Alphonsa College, Pala on 24th and 25th August 2017.

  8. Resource person for the Lecture on GST in Marian Institute of Management, Kuttikkanam on 16/11/2017.

  9. Resource person in the national seminar organized by Government College, Kattappana on 18, 19 and 20th January 2018.

  10. Resource person for the two-day national seminar sponsored by Mahatma Gandhi University on the role of environmental management in sustainable development and Kerala economy on 9th and 10th August 2018

  11. Endowment Lecture on Sustainable development in St. Thomas College, Pala on 23rd October 2018.

  12. Resource person for the union budget analysis 2019-20 at St Thomas College, Pala on 17/07/2019

  13. Resource person for the Union Budget Analysis at SVR NSS College, Vazhoor, Kottayam on 01/8/2019. 

  14. Resource person on Tax Reforms and Economic Slowdown in India at Viswajyothy College of Engineering and Technology Vazhakulam on 25th October 2019.

  15. The resource person of the Excel IAS Academy, Thrissur during the period from 2016-2019


Agricultural Economics, Public Finance and Monetary Economics


  • Major research programme for crop diversification funded by KRPLLD of the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum-(published).

  • Doctoral thesis published and translated into 8 European languages.

National Seminar Organized

  • Chief Coordinator of National Seminar on Petroleum Conservation organized in the college with the financial support of Petroleum Conservation and Research Association, Ministry of Petroleum, Government of India and Indian Oil Corporation in February 2019.


Member of Indian Society of Agricultural Economics


  • Union Budget analyst in Doordarshan, All India Radio and in various colleges in Kerala

  • IQAC coordinator in 2-15-16 and member

  • Member of the College Development Council

  • Convener of the library committee

  • Director of Youth Enrichment through Scholars (YETS) program of the college

  • Chairman of the Anti-ragging and Disciplinary committee since 2017

  • Guest faculty in Saintgits Institute of Management

  • Professor in charge of the Principal in the absence of the Principal

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