DEPT. EMAIL ID: commerce@msmcollege.in

Vision & Mission

The Department of Commerce has commenced B.Com degree in 1978, with the objective of equipping students to endure with the vogue in the field of Business and Commerce. To exploit the new opportunities in the field of commerce the department started to offer Post-graduate Degree in the year 1981. In recognition of its prominent triumph, it had been upgraded with a B.Com degree in Cooperation in 1993. Currently the Department extends education to 49 postgraduate students and 412 undergraduate students. The department was instrumental in organizing campus to corporate training and skill development programs aligned with the motto of quality business education and serve humanity through the creation of multi-skilled and socially responsible global citizens. The Department also gives necessary assistance to students in organizing debates, seminars, quiz competitions and other educational and intellectual activities. The PTA also functions effectively and takes interest in the functioning of the department. The growing demand for industrial and commercial scenarios is met through the educational facilities offered by this department. The aim of the department is not only converged on imparting awareness in the frontier fields of Commerce, but also to engrave the students in excelling conduct and caliber committed to the community needs and societal development. The department proffers an exemplary collegiate environment to learn commerce in a contemplative setting.

Vision
“To be an Advanced Centre for Commerce through eminence in learning and quality in research and empowering community growth”

Mission
Department roadmap starts with an enduring mission.
•To organize learning and research process to transform the vision into reality through innovative strategies
•Equip and refresh learners with knowledge of management concepts and their application in contemporary world
•Provide an insight about the business environment and the role of business in economic development

Programmes offered

1. M.Com (Elective – Finance)
2. B.Com (Elective – Finance)
3. B.Com (Elective – Co-Operation)
4. Value added course – Tourism Management

Faculty

Name: Sony P john
Designation: H.O.D & Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Dr. Swapna K Cherian
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance, HR, Marketing

Name: Bindhya M.S
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Abdul Kalam Azad.A
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance, Marketing

Name: Ashida.M
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Shamna H
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Dr. Sreeja Devi.V.M
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance, Marketing, Tourism

Name: Santhi V R
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Shafeena S
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Commerce

Name: Binu Padman
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Akhil Reji Jacob
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Shemeer S
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Name: Dr. Salih N
Designation: Assistant Professor
Area of Specialization: Finance

Achievements

• NET qualifiers from 2015-2020 – 6
• SET Qualifiers – 4
• College Level Inter Department Sports Meet Winner – Al Haj P K Kunju Sahib Memorial Ever Rolling Trophy(2015-16, 2016-17, 2019-20)
• Best paper award in Third international seminar organized by Swami Vivekananda Association of Science and Humanities(2016) – Bindhya M S and Dr Sreeja Devi V M
• Dr Swapna K Cherian – Best thesis award by Pearl Foundation Educational Excellence Award to Higher Education in India 2017
• Dr Swapna K Cherian – External member-Redressal of women complaint- CPCRI, Kayamkulam,
• Dr Swapna K Cherian – Resource Person-Scholar support programme
• Sony P John – Senate member (2019)
• Ashida M – Best NSS Programme Officer (2020)
• Research Supervisor – Dr Swapna K Cherian

Conferences organized

1. National Seminar on Awareness of financial literacy organized on 29 February 2016
2. Invited talk on Demonetisation Causes and effects on 16th march 2017
3. Organised skill development programme in association with Mahindra pride school – Campus to corporate training program on 21, 22 & 23 November 2017
4. Foundation Programme in Capital Market, Hedge School of Applied Economics, 22 Nov 2018
5. Seminar on Intellectual property right by KSCSTE, Thiruvananthapuram, 28th January 2019
6. Seminar on A bird’s eye view of GST and Accounting Standards on 27 & 28th January 2020
7. Webinar on IoT & Smart devices on 19th May 2020
8. Al Haj P K Kunju Sahib Memorial Webinar Series 2020-21, National Webinar on Derivatives: Futures, Options and Swaps on 5th October 2020
9. National webinar on Big data & E-Commerce on 22nd October 2020

Services offered to public

• Training program for accounting practice
• Tax consultancy service
• Personality skill development and brainstorming sessions
• Drafting of entrepreneurial project proposal
• Managerial training for Junior Students
• ‘Dhaya’ – A social initiative program by the commerce students and faculty to provide financial assistance to cancer patients and charitable organization

Extracurricular platforms

• FESCO (Commerce Association)
• Dhaya (Charitable club by Commerce Department)
• Nakshthra (Cultural Club by shining stars of Commerce Department)
• Entrepreneurial Development Club

Succession List of HoDs

1. R Chandrashekhara Pillai (1978-2005)
2. M Philipose (2005-2009)
3. V K Salim (2009-2010)
4. S Geetha Devi (2010-2013)
5. Dr M Madhusoodanan (2013-2015)
6. Dr A Basheer (2015-2016)
7. R Chandrashekhara Pillai (2016-2019)
8. Dr B Suresh Babu (2019-2020)
9. Sony P John (2020 onwards)