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  • KOVAI KALAIMAGAL COLLEGE OF ARTS AND SCIENCE

  • An Autonomous Institute | Affiliated to Bharathiar University, Coimbatore | Re-Accredited with 'A' Grade by NAAC
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THE DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

About the Department

The Department of Commerce was established in the year 1996 with an objective of imparting commerce education to the students to equip themselves with knowledge and experience required in various industries across the nation.

Moreover the department was also recognised as a research department since 2010. At present the department is offering B.Com, B.Com(CA), M.Com(CA), M.Phil., and Ph.D Programmes. Further preparing the students to appear for CA Examination,the Department of Commerce started B.Com (PA) from the Academic Year 2014-2015.

The Department adopts learner-Centered teaching methods,(Role Play, Field Visit,Group Discussion ,Business Quiz,Debate and Project work).

At Present there are 12 faculty members working in the department.Our Faculty members also have fairly a good number of research publications to their credit.They are regularly participating in various International/National/State Level Conferences/Seminars & Workshops in order to update their knowledge.

In the Department 3 members are recognised as guides for Ph.D Programme and 5 for M.Phil Programme.As on date the Department has produced 25 M.Phil research Scholars and 9 scholars are pursuing Ph.D Programme.

Auditors and Company Secretaries,banking Professionals and entrepreneurs are invited to the department for one to one Interaction with the students so that they would also get motivated and would take efforts to become successful Professionals.



Objectives

To provide conceptual knowledge and application skills in the domain of Commerce studies.

To sharpen students analytical,problem solving and decision making skills.

To equip students with professional skills,interpersonal skills and entrepreneurial qualities.

To inculcate a strong sense of ethics and corporate values,especially with regard to the accountability,transparency and responsibility of a professional in the business world.

To provide students with the opportunity to play diverse financial roles at senior or advisory levels in the organization.

To develop professional knowledge and skills in international Accounting, Finance, Auditing, Taxation, Risk Management etc. by adopting learner centered pedagogical practices.

To provide a good foundation to students who plan to pursue professional courses like CA, ICWA, CFA, ACS and MBA.

To motivate the students to become entrepreneurs and to develop managerial skills in the students so as to enable them to establish and manage their business establishments effectively.



Courses offered

  • B.Com

  • M.Phil(Commerce)

  • Ph.D(Commerce)



Association Activities

Inauguration of CARVE Association & Seminar on “ Knowledge Management”on 07.07.2017 .Resource Person : Mr.CS A.R. Ramasubramania Raja, Chairman, ICSI Coimbatore Chapter, Coimbatore.

A Lecture on “ Importance of Yoga”on 02.08.2017. Resource Person : Mr.S.Suresh Kumar,Secretary,Vedam Kuluma Spiritual trust,Coimbatore.

A Lecture on “Personality Development” on 03.08.2017.

Resource Person : Mr.Sakthivel Murugan, Managing Director,Be Positive Institute Private Limited, Coimbatore.

A Lecture on “ Abuse of Social Media” on 09.08.2017. Resource Person : Mr.S.Nathan, Android & Python Consultant,Ascent TechnoSoft,Coimbatore.

Inter Department Competition “ Facial Painting and Mehandi” on 11.08.2017.

Department Students have visited Arivu Thiru Kovil,Aaaliyar,Pollachi on 12.08.2017.

Industrial Visit to Cochin and Wayanad on 15.09.2017.

A Seminar on “Financial Education for Young Investors” on 20.09.2017. Resource Person : Dr.P.Radhakrishnan,Professor & Head,Department of Management,Sree Narayana Guru Institute for Management & Studies,Coimbatore.

A National Level Conference on “ Disruptive Technologies in Financial Services” on 22.09.2017. Chief Guest:Dr.S.Kanthimathinathan,Head,PG Department of Vivekananda Institute of Management,Bangalore. Guest of Honour:Mr.R.Sathish FCA,ACS,ACMA,Partner,SRKM & Associates,Coimbatore.

Extension Activity on “Job Opportunities in Banking Sector” at Govt.Hr.Sec.School,Sennanur on 11.11.2017.

Extension Activity - “Pongal Celebration” at S.N.Matriculation School,Pooluvapatti on 11.01.2018

CARVE-EXPO- 2018-Exhibition on 14.02.2018.

Inter Departmental Competition “ Preparation of food without fire” on 14.02.2018.