DOCTORAL RESEARCH CENTRE IN COMMERCE
Department of Commerce started functioning on 11 August 1995 with one teacher and 52 students. Consistent with the Marian vision, Department of Commerce is pursuing excellence in education by imbibing the spirit of College motto ‘Information, Formation and Transformation’. The programme focuses on strong foundation in theory and practice to make each student well fit for employment and higher studies.
- UGC Sponsored Add-on programmes
- CA – CPT, IPCC Coaching (Pass Percentage higher than All India Average)
- Social sensitization programmes like outreaches, NCC, NSS, house for the needy, reaching out to village schools with study materials
- Student motivation by recognizing meritorious achievement
- Organizing Research Methodology and SPSS Workshops every year
- Blend of experienced (7 have two decades of experience) and young faculty members
- Students from various strata including religious and linguistic minorities, SC/ST and abroad
- ICT enabled teaching learning
- Class room lectures, Case Studies, Group Discussions & Peer learning, Seminars, Quizzes and Presentations.
- Group Projects, Innovative assignments like online stock market transactions, entrepreneurship fab malls etc.
- Industry interaction through Industrial Visits, Seminars by Experts from industry.
- Startups, Incubation to enhance entrepreneurial and managerial traits.
- Academic excellence through semester wise result analysis, remedial classes and bridge courses
- Walk and Talk: An informal two way interactive activity for gaining creative feedback on student understanding
- Outreach programmes/ Extension programmes
- Continuous skill enhancement initiatives for students in academic and non-academic pursuits.
- Students support in the form of scholarships, counselling, group mentoring etc.
- Coaching for competitive exams
- University Pass Percentage consistently above 90 percent.
- M.Com – 100 percent Placement consecutively for two years; B.Com – more than 80 students placed in well-reputed banking, financial, consultancy institutions (last four years).
- Alumnus – as CEO’s, civil servants, managers, assistant managers, finance managers, assistant professors, researchers, entrepreneurs and other top positions.
- Overall championship in various inter-collegiate fests conducted by institutions within the State.
Sports Achievements in University, District and State Level for Basketball, Badminton and Net Ball.
- Qualification - Ph.Ds (7), M.Phil (5), B.Ed (2) MBA (2)
- Number of books authored by faculty – 10 books
- Ph.D research guides – 3
- Research publications for last six years – 69, and Peer reviewers of research journals
- Three Minor and two Major Research Projects of UGC – Rs. 12,45,000/- & ICSSR grant Rs. 50,000
- Expertise of faculty – Question paper setters, PSC Interview Board member, Subject experts, programme inspection committee members, Exam Vigilance squad members, Expert Committee member of Kerala State Co-operative Recruitment Board.
- Trainers in data analysis for research projects, Tax consultants, Soft skill.
- Life members of Indian Commerce Association, Commerce Association of Kerala, ISTD, TCI
- Faculty Profile
| Commerce PhD Scholars Details|
|Sl. No. ||Name ||Enrolled Date ||Topic ||Supervisor|
|1 ||Asha A G ||08-01-2010 ||Problems and prospects of rural enterprises in Ernakulam district ||Dr Thomas K V|
|2 ||Manju C Mohan ||18-03-2013 ||Gulf returned entrepreneurs of Kerala ? problems and prospects ||Dr Thomas K V|
|3 ||Indu K R ||04-06-2012 ||Consumer perception towards fast food in Kerala ||Dr Thomas K V|
|4 ||Jithina K K ||31-12-2013 ||A study on green entrepreneurship in Kerala ||Dr Thomas K V|
|5 ||Anju Rose Baby ||18-02-2017 ||Predictors of success in the Chartered Accountancy course of ICAI ||Dr Jojo K Joseph|
|6 ||Boby Thomas ||18-02-2017 ||A study on the pricing dynamics in the Indian airline market ||Dr Jojo K Joseph|
|7 ||Jose Antony ||18-02-2017 ||A study on the effectiveness of financial inclusion initiatives with special reference to small farmers and plantation workers of Kerala ||Dr Jojo K Joseph|
|8 ||Rani Jacob ||18-02-2017 ||A study on indirect tax reforms on MSME?s with special reference to Goods and Service Tax (GST) in Kerala ||Dr Jojo K Joseph|
|9 ||Jobin Sahadevan ||18-02-2017 ||An empirical analysis of the antecedents of patients? loyalty in the healthcare sector of Kerala ||Dr. Ajimon George|