The Department of Commerce was started in the year 1971. Before getting the affiliation of B.Com. Degree programme in 1975, the subject Commerce was offered as an optional subject for the Pre-University students. From the very introduction, the degree programme has a consistent demand from students of this area. From the academic year 2001-2002 “Business Correspondence” and “Office Methods” have been offered as alternative subjects in lieu of language subjects under Part I. Costing and Income Tax subjects are being offered as Optional subjects under part III along with other commerce Subjects. Subjects like Income tax and Cost Accounting have also been offered as optional Subjects in M.Com.
The P.G degree programme in Commerce was started in the year 1986. This was the first P.G. Course offered by the College. Again in the year 2005, the Department has been elevated to the position of first ever Research Department offering M.Phil and Ph.D. programmes under self-supporting scheme. Since the conferment of Autonomous status in 2013, many new subjects have been introduced with the objectives of helping the students to appear for competitive examinations.To cater to the needs of the students, a separate Library is available in the Department. At present the Department Library is equipped with 487 books.
Some of the stalwarts of the Departments are Prof. Mohamed Fathahullah, Prof. S. Moideen Abdul Khadar and Prof. R.K. Palanivelu. Their services paved the way for the development of the Department. Dr. S. UmarBaruk, former Head of the Department and Dr. K. Saleem Khan, Research Co-ordinator both joined the Department in 1981 and retired in the year 2015 after putting a meritorious service of 35 years. Dr. S. Balakrishnan who joined the Department in 1986 also retired in the year 2016. Dr. M. Syed Meera Lebbai who served as the Head of the Department from 2015 till his retirement in 2017 also served as the first Controller of Examinations since the College became an Autonomous institution. At present six of our teaching faculties are pursuing their Ph.D. under his able guidance. Dr. A. Abbas Manthiri, besides being the Dean of Humanities is also the Head of the Department since 2017, Dr. A. Mohamed Sali, has took the realms as Controller of Examinations from Dr. M. Syed Meera Lebbai, after the latter's retirement in 2017. Dr. A. Mohamed Mansoor a senior faculty of this Department was conferred with Doctorate degree by the Madurai Kamaraj University in the year 2015, Dr. A. Mohamed Jaffer (who is on lien) and Dr. S. Hasan Banu, has been guiding Ph.D. research scholars from as early as 2003 and 2005 respectively. Both havesuccessfully completed their Major Project awarded by UGC. Dr. S. Hasan Banu is also a Member in the P.G. Board of Studies for finance and control of Madurai Kamaraj University.
Mr. M. Mohamed Ishaq of this Department is also the Coordinator of NET/SET Coaching Centre of our college. In 2017 Mr. Rasool Mydeen, Dr. A. Sulthan Mohideen, Mr. K. Mohamed Irshad, and Mr. M. Mohamed Ilyas have been appointed as Assistant Professors in aided category, the alumus of our department Dr. K.Sharfa Nizara and Mr. M. Abdul Jabbar are working as Assistant Professors in our Department under self-financing category.
Mr. M. Mohamed Ishaq, Mr. K. Rasool Mydeen, Mr. K. Mohamed Irshad, Mr. M. Mohamed Ilyas, and Mr. M. Abdul Jabbar are now undergoing part time Doctorate programmes in Madurai Kamaraj University.
Dr. A. Abbas Manthri, Dr. A. Mohamed Sali, Dr. S. Hasan Banu and Dr. A. Sulthan Mohideen have been recognized to act as Research Supervisors to guide M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars by Madurai Kamaraj University. Dr. A. Sulthan Mohideen has been conferred with a distinguished D.Litt. degree by South American University. He has successfully completed a UGC Minor Research Project and other two private funded projects.
The Staff of this department has authored and edited many books with ISBN besides publishing a lot of Research Articles in UGC approved Peer Reviewed Journals with High Impact Factor. They are always steadfastly striving hard to excel in academics for which they have been honored with awards by reputed institutions.
|Hajee. Dr. A. ABBAS MANTHIRI, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.,||Head & Associate Professor|
|Dr. A. MOHAMED SALI, M.Com., Ph.D.,||Associate Professor|
|Dr. A. MOHAMED MANSOOR, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.,||Associate Professor|
|Dr. S. HASAN BANU, M.Com., M.Phil., M.Ed., Ph.D.,||Associate Professor|
|Mr. M. MOHAMED ISHAQ, M.B.A., M.Com., M.Phil., NET||Assistant Professor|
|Mr. K. RASOOL MYDEEN, M.Com., M.Phil., PGDCS., SET||Assistant Professor|
|Dr. A. SULTHAN MOHIDEEN, M.Com., M.Phil., B.L.I.Sc., M.B.A., Ph.D., D.Litt., SET||Assistant Professor|
|Mr. K. MOHAMED IRSHAD, M.Com., M.Phil., M.B.A., SET||Assistant Professor|
|Mr. M. MOHAMED ILYAS, M.Com., SET||Assistant Professor|
|Dr. K. SHARIFA NIZARA, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D., SET||Assistant Professor|
|Mr. M. ABDUL JABBAR, M.Com., SET., NET||Assistant Professor|