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Department of Commerce

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About the Department

The department started functioning in 1995, the year in which our college was established. Initially the course offered was B.Com. (Travel and Tourism) of Calicut University with a sanctioned strength of 30. Sri. Udayakumar O K was the sole faculty member and Head of the department at that time.He joined Govt. College Madappally in 2011. By the year 1997-98 the department had a faculty comprising four full time teachers and one part-time lecturer in law.

With the establishment of Kannur University in the year 1996, the college is affiliated to Kannur university. Since then the course offered is B.Com (Income tax law & Practice). With the introduction of Choice based Credit and Semester System (CCSS) in the year 2009 – 10 the course offered is (Finance) with a sanctioned strength of 50 students. The Department is enriched with another UG programme – BBA in 2013. It became a PG Department when the Government and Kannur University sanctioned M.Com course in the year 2013.

In the very beginning itself the department achieved meritorious academic results. The first batch which came out in the year 1998 brought 100% results. Thereafter the department maintained good academic results and in many years the department produced toppers in the university examinations. The first university rank of our college was the contribution of our department in the form of a first rank bagged by Nisha AP in 2001 in B.Com University Examinations. In 2011 the University introduced grading system and our students secured top grades in the university examinations thereon.


B.Com (Finance)

M.Com (Finance)


The department has computer lab with 20 desk top computers with internet facility. There is a well stocked department library for students pursuing M.Com programme.

Department Info

Head Of Deptarment

Dr. Swarupa R.
Associate Professor

MSc, Ph.D.
1998 Onwards

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Results of previous year (2016):


  • Number of students registered : 58
  • Number of students passed : 53
  • Pass percentage : 95
Grades Number of students
A+ 0
A 4
B+ 27
B 13
C+ 9
C 3


  • Number of students registered : 26
  • Number of students passed : 26
  • Pass percentage : 100
Grades Number of students
A+ 0
A 0
B+ 5
B 17
C+ 4
C 0

Rank Holders/ Academic Toppers of the Departments

Year Name Rank / Grade
2001 Nisha AP I
2004 Jisha Sebastian I
2005 Shabeer K III
2006 Joice Jose II
2007 Kadeeja P.K. III
2009 Sreejima P & Roney P Mathew III
2010 Priyanka P III
2011 Faizur Rahman A+
2012 Vimal Nambiar B
2013 Sameera K R B
2014 Anjali K K A
2015 Sanva P A
2016 Fareeda E K A
2016 Aparna K A

Highlights of programmes organized


  • Inauguration of Commerce Association and Seminar on Stock Exchange Trading.
  • Interface with a successful entrepreneur.
  • Data collection for an international study on “Migration to UAE” partnering with IIM, Ahmadabad.
  • Classwise PTSA meetings.
  • Seminars/Workshops on the following topics.
    • Placement Readiness Workshop.
    • Seminar on professional courses like CA, ACCA etc.
    • Seminar on MBA courses.
    • Awareness class on Higher Education.
    • Career guidance seminar.
    • Seminar on Commerce related career opportunities.
    • Personality development class.
    • Orientation Programme on CMA course.
    • Seminar on Indian and International Courses.
  • One day Seminar in association with IQAC
  • Inauguration of Commerce Association and Seminar
  • Interface with an entrepreneur
  • Interface with a Manager
  • Inter Collegiate Management Fest ‘La Excellencia’
  • Organized 11 talks in association with various Professional organizations during the year.


  • Organized a one day Regional Seminar as part of the inauguration of Commerce Association.
  • Career guidance classes 5 Nos. for Final Year students with the help of Professional Organizations


  • Regional Seminar – 'Magnum Opus' in connection with Commerce Association inauguration.
  • Onam and X'mas Celebrations.
  • Send off function for final years.


  • Inter Collegiate Management Fest – ‘Le Emperoz’.
  • Two day Regional Seminar – ‘A Break through – From Dream to reality’ in connection with commerce Association inauguration.
  • Seminar on ‘Paradigm Shift in Banking’.
  • Seminar on Entrance Exams in association with “TIME” Kannur.
  • Seminar on ‘Higher Study opportunities’ in association with Logistic Institute, Ernakulam.
  • Inter Higher Secondary School Business Quiz.
  • Career guidance workshop for Higher Secondary school students.
  • Felicitation to the commerce students who became runner up in the All India Inter Collegiate Management Fest.
  • Felicitation to Rank Holders/Toppers in the University B.Com Examinations.
  • Study Tour


  • Two Day Regional Seminar - 'Commerce Expo'.
  • Inter Higher Secondary School Quiz Contest.
  • Onam and X'mas Celebrations.
  • Send off function for final years.
  • Study Tour