Department of Commerce

 

The Department of Commerce, one of the oldest in the college, has completed 50 years of existence, proving its excellence in the field of Commerce. The Department came into existence with the launching of B.Com degree course in 1957. Ever since its inception, the Department has maintained an exalted academic profile which is clearly reflected in the outstanding academic performance of the students. In recognition of its remarkable achievements, it had been elevated to a Post Graduate Department in 1967.

In appreciation of the quality of teaching and the dedicated efforts exhibited in the research and extension work, the University of Kerala recognized the Department as a research centre in 2001. So far we have produced 5 PhD Degrees and currently 3 full-time research scholars are doing research leading to PhD Degree.

The Department is imparting education to 225 undergraduate students and 40 postgraduate students. It has earned the rare distinction of the only department of our institution and one among the six colleges under the University of Kerala that has been granted Rs.5 lakhs by the UGC for conducting an Add-on course during the tenth plan period. The Department has a well-stocked library and Computer Lab for its exclusive use. It envisages and implements innumerable programmes to enhance the employability and to strengthen the personality of the graduate and Post-Graduate students.