About the department

The Department of Commerce was started as an undergraduate department in the academic year 1983-84 with a sanctioned strength of 40 students. During the academic year 1984-85, evening college was introduced with a sanctioned strength of 40 students. In the year 1998-99 evening college was brought to Day College as another Batch (Batch II). Later in the year 2007-2008, II Shift was started. At present the sanctioned strength for one batch is 70 students. The department functions with 6 staff members, 4 with Doctorate degrees and 2 others with M. Phil qualification. The pass percentage of our students is on an average 96%. The department was up graded as a PG department during the academic year 2013-14 with the sanctioned strength of 20 students. The Vision of the Department is (a) to develop entrepreneurial skill and employability among the students and (b) to develop the department into a research department.

Staff Profile

1Dr. Latha FennM.Com. M.Phil.,Ph.D.,Associate Professor & Head241
2Mrs. Padmaja.TM.Com. M.Phil.,Associate Professor281
3Dr. Chitra.AM.Com., M.Phil., Ph.DAssociate Professor161
4Dr. Hamsaveni.VM.Com., B.Ed., M.Phil., PGDFM., MBA., Ph.DAssistant Professor61
5Dr.Girija M.Com., M.Phil., MBA,Ph.D., Assistant Professor
6Dr.K.Sumathi M.Com., M.Phil., MBA,Ph.D., Assistant Professor

Lab / Infrastructure/ Department Library

Infrastructure: The department has got 2 computers, 1 LCD projector a printer cum Xerox machine and 2 mikes which are used in teaching and for department activities. Staff members and students are provided with sufficient furniture. The class rooms and staff room are provided with required infrastructure like lights and fans. The department has its own library for the usage of students and staff and the library is upgraded every year.
Library : 2251 Books

Department result

No. appearedNo. PassedPass %No.of first classNo. of first class with distinction
No. appearedNo. PassedPass %No.of first classNo. of first class with distinction

Research contribution

Faculty Publications 2013 – 14
S.No.NameTitle­JournalVolumeNo./ Issue/Page No.
1Mrs.Latha FennIntended effects of sales Promotional Strategies and Customer OrientationBloomsbury Publishing India Pvt LtdAug-13