The Department of Commerce came into existence in the year 1983 with the introduction of B. Com programme.  It started offering M. Com programme in the year 1987 and M. Phil programme in the year 2005.  The department was elevated as Research Centre in Commerce of Madurai Kamaraj University in the year 2009.The department offers Certificate Courses on Tally, Office Automation & Management, and Photoshop to enhance the employability of the students.

To inculcate our motto, the Department has versatile personalities as faculty members. The department teaches the syllabi through learner – centered teaching methods such as case studies, role play, field visits and project work. Besides the regular program, the department offers value added and co - curricular programs. There are remedial classes organized for deserving students.

The concept of mentorship between the students and the teachers provides a lifeline for immense growth for the students. With the help of the faculty members and student body (the Commerce forum) has helped the department to achieve many laurels.

Our department has produced more than 95 M.Phils and 70 Ph.Ds. Scholars so far. The Department of Commerce has its prominent alumni found in almost spheres. They are the great inspirations to the present students and our alumni prove themselves to be precious assets to the department through their support in all our endeavors. Commerce Research Centre (CRC) of the department is another feather in the cap of our department. To give a practical exposure to the students in the real work environment, our department has MoUs with different Industries to provide job training for Under Graduate and Internship training for Post Graduate students.

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Vision & Mission


To promote the Department of Commerce as “Research Centre with Excellence” in Commerce and to create skilled Professionals with Ethical values.


To equip the students to emerge as efficient and ethical Business Consultants, Chartered Accountants, Entrepreneurs and Business Managers.


  • To enable every student to cope with the latest developments in the contemporary, national and global levels through effective transaction of the curricular and co-curricular aspects.
  • To motivate and mould the students for leadership positions in business organizations and current scenarios.
  • To provide exposure to students in the latest trends in relevant branches of knowledge, competence and creativity to face global challenges.
  • To inculcate a sense of civic responsibility, social commitment, and moral accountability among the students through social activities.

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