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Department of Accountancy

  • Year of Establishment: 1973
  • Location: 2nd Floor, Main Building

History

The department was opened in 1973 when the Governing Body of the college decided to introduce Commerce Stream in this college. Since then, Accountancy has remained a core department of this stream. Ram Avatar Sarda was the founder teacher of this department who played a prominent role in developing this department as well as the Commerce Faculty as one of the most successful academic departments of the college. After his retirement he was appointed as the President of B. H. College Governing Body by the Govt. of Assam for a tenure of 5 years from 2009 to 2014. Along with Sarda, Rajendra Kumar Jajodia , Sheikh Abdul Hamid and Prabin Maheshwari have served sincerely and have been able to produce a large number of brilliant students. Every year a good number of students secure 1st class in this subject in the University Examinations. On several occasions students of this department have occupied top rank in the Degree and PG Examinations. Dr. Ghanashyam Nath, a distinguished student of the department served here as a teacher for a few years and later joined Gauhati Commerce College, first as faculty then as Principal. In 1992, Prabin Maheshwari, a brilliant product of this department joined this department as a teacher and has been serving till date. Binod Ch. Swargiary, another alumnus of the department had served here for a brief tenure before his joining in Kokrajhar Commerce College. From this department, Prabin Maheshwari (1988), Hemanta Kumar Agarwala (1997), Babita Mundra (2006),and Sumit Bhansali (2008) have secured 1st class 1st in B. Com. Final Examinations. Moreover a good number of alumni from this department have been successfully placed in different spheres of life.

Course Offered

  • HS Course
  • Three years (six semesters) Degree Course (B. Com)
  • Two years (four semesters) Master Degree Course (M. Com)

Faculty

Research Project Details

Binod Ch. Swargiary during his stay in the department from 2012-13 had completed one UGC sponsored Minor Research Project on the topic A Study on Perception of Borrowers as to Utilization and Repayment of Co- operative Finance in the District of Kokrajhar.

Currently Dr. Bhabananda Deb Nath is undertaking a UGC sponsored Minor Research Project on Socio Economic Performance Evaluation of the Members in Micro-finance in Baksa District of Assam.

Facilities

The Department has one laptop with internet facilities and a small departmental library. The Department organizes academic activities for the benefits of the students. The teachers of the Department offer informal counseling to students from time to time. Bengali Department plays a leading role in the celebration of Rabindra Jayanti (the birth anniversary of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore) every year.

Activities

Accountancy department regularly organizes Group Discussions, Seminars among the students within the department. The faculties of this department offer informal career counselling to students from time to time. Occasionally the department organizes field trip or exposure visit for students to various places. The department also co- operates in activities of Commerce Forum which felicitates the outstanding students and organizes Freshmen Social and Farewell Meeting for the Commerce students.

Examination Results

TDC (Only Major) 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
No. of 1st Class 9 18 13 23 27
No. of 2nd Class 47 77 51 54 20
Pass Percentage
93%
100%
93%
82%
92%

NET/SET/JRF/GATE/GRE Qualifier : (2011- 2017) : NET - 4, SLET/SET - 3