Departments Commerce

Overview

The Degree Course in Commerce was started in 1957, affiliated to the University of Kerala.
The Post Graduate course in Commerce, affiliated to the University of Calicut, was started in
1968. The Department was fortunate to start the Tourism and Travel Management as a
vocational Degree course under the UGC Scheme in 1994. Later in the year 1999, the course
was regularized by the University of Calicut.
B.Com with Travel and Tourism as elective course was changed to Banking and
Insurance specialisation in 2007. The Department has been celebrating the World Tourism
Day as Tourofest, since 1996. Members also extend their valuable services by engaging
classes to aspirants of UGC JRF (NET), MBA etc. The Department reveals its enthusiasm in
the academia with regular publications. In 2007, the Department celebrated its Golden
Jubilee and as a memorial of this, the Department launched a full fledged computer lab with
the support of alumni. The Department is regularly hosting academic-oriented programs to
equip and nurture the students. The Department has been elevated as a Research Centre for
Commerce in June 2013 by the University of Calicut. It offers Ph.D in Commerce, under the
guideship of Dr. Thomas Paul Kattookaran. Three part-time and three full time research
scholars are pursuing their research for Ph.D. The department organized five National
Seminars sponsored by UGC . In August 2015 the department organized, UGC sponsored
National Seminar on “Financial services, Innovations for inclusion in India” During January
2016, the department organized an International Conference on Humanities and Social
Sciences (ICHUSS-1) with the participation of delegates from several nations including Sri
Lanka, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippians, Turkey etc. Brilliant UG and PG students are placed
in banks and other financial institutions regularly.
The prominent alumni of the department include eminent professors and professionals
in the fields of Chartered Accountancy, Cost and Management Accountancy, Company
Secretary, Banking, Insurance and Financial Services.The department offers Certificate
course in Entrepreneurship Development Programme for UG and Certificate course in
Tourism & Travel Management for PG students.

 

Year of Establishment

 

1957

Names of Programmes / Courses offered (UG, PG, M.Phil., Ph.D., Integrated   Masters;   Integrated Ph.D., etc.)

 

B.Com (FINANCE)

B.Com (BANKING and INSURANCE)

M.Com (FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT)

Ph.D

Names  of  Interdisciplinary   courses and the departments/ units  involved

 

Names

Departments Involved

 

Open Course-Basic Accounting

 

Open Course-Human Resource Management

 

All departments

 

 

All departments

Annual/ semester/choice  based credit system (programme wise)

 

Choice Based Credit Semester System

Participation   of  the  department  in the courses offered by other departments

 

Open Courses of other departments

Courses in collaboration with other universities, industries, foreign institutions, etc.

 

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Research Areas

 

Name

Qualification

Designation

Specialization

Experience in years

No. of Ph.D. students guided

i

Dr. Thomas Paul Kattookaran

M.Com, MBA, Ph.D

Associate Professor & HOD

Finance Management

26

5

ii

Paul Jose P.

M.Com, M.Phil

Associate Professor

Finance Management

22

-

 

Iii

Biju John M.

M.Com

Associate Professor

Accounting and Taxation

21

-

iv

Daisland Thattil

M.Com, B.Ed., PGDCA, MBA

Assistant Professor

Marketing

4

-

v

Sowmia Rajan K.

M.Com

Assistant Professor

Finance

4

-

vi

Divya George

M.Com, MBA, B.Ed., M.Sc.                                 

Assistant Professor

Finance and Information Technology

3

-

vii

Sijo Jacob V.

M.Com

Assistant Professor

Finance

3

-

viii

Sindhu George

M.Com, B.Ed.

Assistant Professor

Finance

3

-

ix

Jilna John

 

M.Com

Assistant Professor

Finance

3

-

x

Vipin Benny

M.Com, MBA

Assistant Professor

Finance

1

 

xi

Ajesh Antony

M. Com

Assistant Professor

International Finance

1

 

xii

Mestin P. C.

M.Com

Assistant Professor

International Finance

1

 

xiii

Adv. Jockin A. Pereira

MA (Eng), MA (Phil.), LLB

Part Time Lecturer

Law

28

-

Projects

Dr. THOMAS PAUL KATTOOKARAN

UGC(Minor Project)

 

Rs.  45,000

BIJU JOHN. M.

UGC(Minor Project)

Rs.   70,000

DIVYA GEORGE

UGC(Minor Project)

Rs. 120,000

SIJO JACOB V

UGC(Minor Project)

Rs. 120,000

SINDHU GEORGE UGC (MINOR) RS. 90,000. in 2016

Publications clik here to view

Seminars

1. National Level Seminar on Knowledge Management E-Governance in Corporate Sector on 28th & 29th February 2012.

 

University Grant Commission

  2. National Seminar on Commodity Derivatives and the Role of Intermediaries was held on 20-8-2013 and 21-8-2013.

University Grant Commission

3. National Seminar on Emerging Trends in Banking, Insurance and Financial Services was held on 17 and 18 March, 2015

Sponsorship and Donation

4. National Seminar On Financial Services: Innovations For Inclusion In India was held on 11 and 12 august, 2015

 

University Grant Commission

5. First International Conference on Humanities and Social Sciences (ICHUSS-1) 28th -29th January 2016 IQAC

Endowments:

 

  1. Dr. P. O. George endowment for the topper in M. Com Accounting for Managerial Decisions.
  2. Dr. P. O. George endowment for the best male and best female singer of the college.
  3. Dr. C. K. Francis endowment for the topper in B. Com Indian Financial System.
  4. Mr. Paul Davis Thottan endowment for the topper in M.Com
  5. College of Commerce Prize for the best B.Com student 
  6. M/s. Elite Fabrics Scholarship for poor student of M.Com.
  7. Sreelan P. Memorial cash award for the first in B.Com English University Exam.
  8. Hon. Minister (late) Mathai Manjooran Memorial Scholarship sponsored by the Mathai Manjooran Jiva Caritra RacanaCommittee for the student who secures highest mark aggregate in I and II year University Examinations of B.A. ( Economics, History & English) and B.Com. students in alternate years.
  9. Prof. C.P. Davis Endowment for the best deserving student from M.Com. Degree Course.
  10. Prof. O.K. George Memorial Endowment for the topper in Managerial Economics.
  11. Adv. C.D. Varghese Memorial Endowment for the topper in Business Law.
  12. Prof. A.J. Varghese Endowment for the topper in Financial Accounting.
  13. Prof. K.C. Shekar Endowment for the topper in Banking Theory and Practise.
  14. Prof. Mathew K. Koola Endowment for the topper in Income Tax for B.Com.
  15. Prof. L.D. George Endowment for the topper in Business Management.
  16. Prof. Thomas Maliakkal Endowment for the topper in Income Tax for M.Com.
  17. Rev. Fr. Paul Chittilappilly sacerdotal Silver Jubilee Endowment for the topper in Business Statistics
  18. Prof. C.P.Davis Endowment for the deserving student of M.Com.
  19. Prof. A.M. Francis endowment for the topper in Management Accounting.
  20. Prof. K.C. James Endowment for the topper in International Finance.
  21. Dr. V.M. Xaviour Endowment for the topper in Entrepreneurial development and Project Management.
  22. Prof. Thomas Varghese P. Endowment for the topper in Marketing Management.
  23. Dr. V.A.Sonny Endowment for the top scorer in the B.Com. subject "Human Resource Management.
  24. Prof. M.P. Paulson Endowment for the top scorer in the M.Com. Subject "Business Environment"

 

Updated on: 14 May 2015

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