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Department of Commerce

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

History

The department was opened in 1973 when Commerce faculty was introduced in the College. Originally it was a single faculty department only for Pre-University students. The founder teacher of the department was Sri Naresh Goswami who continued to serve till his retirement in 2013. In 1978, it was upgraded to a full-fledged department with the opening of undergraduate courses with the joining of two more faculty members namely Sri Nirmal Kumar Jain who joined in 1979 and Dr.Gunindra Das, a distinguished alumnus of the college joined the department as a faculty in 1989. Dr. Das continued to serve till 2005 when he was appointed the Principal of Barpeta Girls' College, Barpeta. The department has successfully organized a UGC sponsored National Seminar on Tourism Development in North East India: Prospects and Challenges in the session 2015-16

Course Offered

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

Faculty

Recognized Ph. D. Guide

  • Dr. Bidyut Jyoti Bhattacharjee - Gauhati University, Guwahati

Research Project Details

Dr. Bidyut Jyoti Bhattacharjee has recently completed a UGC sponsored Major Research Project on the topic of Rural Tourism in Assam : A Study on its Scope and Sustainability. In 2009 he had also completed one UGC sponsored Minor Research Project entitled Financial and Companies Performance- Inter-relationship Study of Selected Companies traded in BSE.

Facilities

The department shares the common PG Library of the Commerce Stream as well as the Central Library of the college. The PG Library of the Commerce Stream has a collection of more than 5000 books. There is partial provision of audio-visual teaching aids like LCD Projector, Smart Board.

Activities

Commerce 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. 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.


NET/SET/JRF/GATE/GRE Qualifier : (2010-2017) : NET - 4, SLET - 3