The department of Commerce and Management Studies was established in the 2002, right from the inception of this institution, in view of enabling the students to pursue higher studies and develop entrepreneurial skills.
The Department offers the following graduate and post-graduate programmes at SRC
To nurture the students with strong subject knowledge, importing confidence and skills to meet the demanding needs of current competitive business scenario; and pursue higher studies.
The faculty members of the department brings with them rich experience and excellent academic record, their wide exposure aids the students to aspire for reaching new heights. Specialization of staff member in varied arena like Banking, Insurance, Marketing, Accounts, Taxation and Economics help the students to gain knowledge from different fields of their choice.
B.Com.: The syllabus of the 3 year degree programme has been framed in such a way that on completion of I year, the students can confidently appear for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) conducted by professional institutions viz., ICAI, ICWAI and ICSI. It is note-worthy that the syllabus for B.Com. is equivalent to the syllabus of ICAI-Inter. The students are given a unique opportunity of getting 198 periods of hands on experience with five theory courses and six practical courses in the field of compputer during the entire programme.
B.B.A.: This Bachelor's degree in Business Administration is aimed at equipping students to pursue MBA studies in future. This programme covers many fields of Management like Finance, Marketing, Human Resources, production, Materials, Communication, Accounting, Law, Mathematics, Statistics etc. The programme comprises198 credits of hands on experience in computers (with 5 theory and 4 practical courses).
M.Com.: This programme is a perfect blend of core subjects in Commerce, Accounting and Management. Financial Management, Advanced Corporate Accounting, International Business Environment, Corporate Laws, Advanced Business Statistics, Security Analysis & Portfolio Management, Income Tax, Indirect Tax, International Finance, Forex and Treasury Management, Advanced Cost and Management Accounting and Soft skills are some of the highlights. The elective papers are offered in the second year of the programme in the area of Bank and Insurance Management and Marketing Management.
This students’ association of Commerce and Management Studies department periodically organizes guest lectures, seminars, workshops, symposia and industrial trips to provide better exposure to students. It also organizes intra & inter-collegiate competitions to bring out the hidden talents of the student community. A series of Management programmes and competitions are conducted to prune the managerial skills and develop competitive ability among the students. The association is led by a team of office bearers represented by students and supported by faculty members.
Common Proficiency Test
The department conduct coaching classes for Common Proficiency Test, to the aspirants of CA, ICWAI and ACS.
Keerthana, G of II B.Com and Archana, S of III B.Com have cleared Common Proficiency Test examination conducted by ICAI in the month of December, 2013
Major Events held
In a milestone of achieving the objective, the department organised a two day National Conference on "Emerging Trends in Banking and Insurance Sector" on 21st and 22nd February, 2014 for students of UG and PG.
The Srinivasa Ramanujan Centre (SRC Campus) of SASTRA University has been granted accrediation for Common Proficiency Test (CPT) course of ICAI for a period of 3 years (2013 to 2016), which facilitates the students of the surroundings to make their dream into reality.
Additional areas of research expertise:
Doctoral degree has been awarded for the research conducted by the faculty-members in various disciplines like Banking, Finance, Human Resources, Marketing and Financial Services.