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Department of Commerce Bharathiar University
Department of Commerce Bharathiar University
Department of Commerce Bharathiar University
Department of Commerce Bharathiar University
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Department of Commerce


The Department of Commerce was started in the year 1990 as a Research Department with Ph.D as the only course with Finance, Marketing, Accounting and Human Resource Management as specialisation. Apart from the core specialization the department is also contributing to the allied activities such as Consumer issues and Skill Development.

The Department was headed by the eminent person Dr.M.MANICKAM who was the founder head of the department. With his succession plan, the department has been approved to guide M.Phil scholars in the year 1994. Further, the department marched successfully to equip the PG students and started M.Sc (Finance and Computer Applications) during the year 2001 which was later renamed as M.Com (Finance and Computer Applications) in 2010 with a sanctioned strength of 30.

Since 2005, the department has been growing by introducing new courses establishing a full fledged research department offering M.Phil and Ph.D with permanent faculty members. In 2009, a new course of M.Com (Finance and Accounting) with a sanctioned strength of 30 was started under the able guidance of former Professor & Head Dr.G.GANESAN with one Reader and four Assistant Professors. At present, there are 100 PG Students and 36 Research Scholars.

Currently the department is headed by a highly determined person Dr.M.SUMATHY who gives continuous encouragement, guidance and gracious support to develop all the activities of the department. Moreover, to train the young minds and empower them with knowledge and skills, the department has experienced and enthusiastic Professors and Assistant Professors with sincere and strong supporting staff. As a Diamond to the crown, the Department first of its kind in Tamilnadu has received financial support from UGC – SAP- DRS - I (Special Assistance Program) for the amount of Rs.41,00,000/- in the year 2016.