Department of Commerce

About

The School was established in June 1976 and offers post graduate, research and professional programs.

The School offers the M.Com. Program (Grant-in-aid) during noon time in four areas of specialization – Accounting, Management, Applied Statistics and Finance, and International Business and Banking. The admission is on merit basis and the school has witnessed a gradual increase in the enrolment of foreign students in master and research programs.

M.Phil. Program in three areas of specialization: Accounting, Business Management, and Statistics was offered till 2019-20. 

The school was a pioneer in offering post-graduate diploma in investment and financial analysis on a higher payment basis in 1995 followed by post-graduate diploma in financial markets and insurance in 2005.The school was restructured in 2017 by creating three new Departments offering higher payment programs: Department of Accountancy, Department of Finance and Financial Services and Department of Advanced Business Studies.

In alignment with the vision and mission statement, two certificate courses- one on GST in technical collaboration with Ahmedabad Branch of WIRC of ICAI and another on Life skills and Value-based Education to M.Com students free of cost in collaboration with Heartfulness Institute are offered from July1, 2019. To sharpen the soft skills of students, the school has signed a memorandum of understanding with Competitiveness Mindset Institute to conduct soft skills workshop “FLY Scholar Program”.

In order to foster learning and create a learning culture, the school organizes refresher courses, faculty development programs, seminars, conferences and workshops.

The school organized Entrepreneurship Conclave in December 2018 with an aim to bring together the vibrant young start-up enthusiasts from different educational institutions along with successful entrepreneurs, and industry experts to create an environment of knowledge exchange and inspiration to set-up start-ups. 

The students of the School also participate in Youth festival and have won laurels for the School. Students actively participate in cultural activities and co-curricular activities organized by the school, university and other institutes.

The School is proud of its Alumni Association which contributes generously to the various activities and growth of the students. This association also organizes alumni meet frequently.

The School is proud of having a team of avid research fellows who have successfully cleared Junior Research Fellowship exam with scholarship of UGC. During the year 2019-20, the school had the highest number of research scholars amongst all commerce departments in Gujarat state.

The school has a state of the art Accounting Museum which is first of its kind in India.

1. Inculcating competencies in students to mitigate challenges in changing world.

2. Nurturing human values and philanthropic attitude.

3. Structuring curricula for holistic development of learners                                                                                                       


To achieve our mission, we adhere to core values of : 

1. Integrity : Promoting ethical behaviour and accountability 

2. Excellence : Focusing on quality and highest level of academic standards in all endeavours.

3. Innovation: Supporting creative teaching and research to expand outreach.

4. Empathy : Developing an ability of understanding and being compassionate with others.

5. Discipline : Fostering commitment to goals in both personal and professional  life.

The Vision of the School is to catalyse students into competent professionals and exemplary academicians in the field of Commerce who can bring radical societal transformation.

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