Department of Commerce

Established in 2008

The department aims at contributing effectively to the society by nurturing commerce professionals with knowledge, competence, commitment and integrity. It offers two Post Graduate programmes: M Com (General) and M Com (Insurance and Bank Management). These programmes present multiplicity of paradigms before the students and strike a balance between theoretical inputs and professional practices. The department imparts student centric teaching-learning methods such as case analysis, group discussions, personality development programmes, seminars, field visits, industrial visits, guest lectures, role plays, business games, quiz, study circle and project work. The department is recognized by Tumkur University as Research Centre.

Did You Know ?

"Commerce education was started in the year 1886 by establishing a commercial institute by the Government of Madras".

Association & Activities
Community Orientation
Research Output
Scheme & Syllabus

Associations and Activities

The Department of Post Graduate Studies in Commerce organises various student development activities through the student Fora “Master’s Passion”. The Master’s Passion consists of student representatives, whose responsibility is to organise, co-ordinate and execute thevarious activities which sets a platform for the students to exhibit their talents, develop their skills with respect to confidence, leadership, enhanced inter personal relationships, better decision making and also personal and professional ethics required for their career development.

Activities organised under Master’s Passion-

  • Guest Lectures from expertise on challenging business scenarios.
  • Micro-lab orientation by Rudseti.
  • Industrial and Field visits.
  • Coaching for competitive exams.
  • Current affairs and value talk.
  • Alumni interaction.
  • Research promotion through student paper presentations.
  • Workshops on Entrepreneurial development and soft skills.
  • Class seminars and article reviews.
  • Career guidance programme.
  • Case analysis, role plays, brainstorming and other business games.
  • Intra-departmental competitions.
  • Study circle.
  • Virtual classes.
  • YouTube lectures and Ted Talks.
  • Encouraging students to enrol and pursue Mooc (online courses).
  • Student summer internship programme.
  • Court Visits.
  • Organising Mock interviews.
  • Intercollegiate Management fests.
  • Encouraging student participation in extra co-curricular activities.
  • Certificate course on GST.
  • Dissertation.

Community Orientation

  • Awareness programme on Cashless economy.
  • Swacchatha Abiyaan at Guruvayankere.
  • Student’s interaction with Self-Help Group members about Financial Literacy.

Research Output

Faculty members are working in the following Research areas.

  • Micro-Finance and Women Empowerment.
  • Non-Performing Asset.
  • Training and Development.
  • Entrepreneurial Development.
  • Research Projects  Completed  Under UGC Funding
    • Non performance Management in Co-operative Societies with special reference to BPCARD
    • A Comparative Study of SHGs Organized and Promoted by SKDRDP and Kudumbashree in Dakshina Kannada District and Kollam District, Towards Empowerment of Rural Women.
    • Evaluation of Training and Development Practices of selected N.G.O’s in Micro Finance Sector with special