The Department of Commerce was formed in 2014 with the commencement of an aided Model I B.Com with specialization in Finance and Taxation. The Department offers Jhankar beat- the Dance Club and a Certificate Course in Tally and Sales Tax Practice.
The Department takes special interest in promoting organic vegetable cultivation as a way to create awareness on healthy living. At the same time, it is a means of income generation as well. The students of the Department cultivate and nurture vegetables at a plot earmarked for them on the campus.
The Department Library has a collection of academic books that enhance understanding and help students prepare for competitive exams.
ICT enabled classrooms
ICT Classrooms (Information and Communication Technologies led Classrooms) with Wifi connectivity makes learning interesting and effective.
Department of Commerce also celebrated World Consumer Protection Day and conducted a seminar on Consumer Protection Act on 11th March 2022, at the college auditorium. Mr. Prince Thekkan, President of, the Consumer Protection Council, and Mr. Joseph Varghese Veliyath, RTI council coordinator, were the resource persons of the seminar. Dr. Sr. Rosily A V, Principal, Morning Star Home Science, Angamaly delivered the inaugural Speech and a booklet releasing ceremony was conducted by Mr. Baiju Joseph, Managing Director, Navya Bakes. Almost 175 students attended the program.
On 29th August 2021, the Department of Commerce and Alumni Association organized a webinar series: Alum waves-2 on the topic “Entrepreneurship and Youth I Action” through an online platform. Resource Persons of the session were Ms. Raji Thrikaripur, Highrich National Promoter, and Ms. Dilsy Joy, Amrutham Food Supplement. They shared their expert knowledge and experience with students of II B.Com and III B.Com. Around 100 Participants benefited from this program. Ms. Dnanya C X also shared her personal experience in the field of Entrepreneurship. A webinar on “Future of Logistics” was conducted for final year students on 4th December 2021, by Mr. Anil Kumar V S and Gokul N J, Faculty members of Al Salama College of Logistics and Management. The webinar helped the students to understand more about logistics management and how it operates in the real world.
A webinar on the topic “Leadership” was organized for all the II B. Com and III B. Com class representatives on 13th August 2021 by Mr. Benit Baby, MBA, Area Manager-Sales, Coffee day Global Ltd. The main objective of the Webinar was to motivate students toward team building, character building, and leadership. The webinar also provided exposure to handling real-time situations.
On 31st July 2021, the Department of Commerce and IIC organized a webinar on the topic “Digital Transformation: 4th Industrial revolution for Building an Innovation” handled by Mr. Jerry Mathew, Founder & Managing Director, Lan Mark Shops India Pvt. Ltd. through Google meet. Almost 100 Students participated in the webinar.
Jack Fruit 365
On 25th May 2021, the Department of Commerce organized a webinar in association with IIC on the topic “Innovating with the Business Model Canvas-Jack Fruit 365” by the resource person Mr. James Joseph, Founder of Jackfruit365.com and Director of God’s own Food Solution Pvt. Ltd. The webinar helped students to understand the importance of business models as they are important for both new and established businesses. The webinar was well-received by almost 100 participants of B. Com students. On 27th May 2021 a webinar on the topic “Bailment and Pledge” was conducted by Ms. Jessil George, Alumni of the department. 63 students from the first-year B.Com and B.Voc departments attended the session.
The activities of the department for the academic year 2021-2022 began with a one-week workshop organized by the Commerce Association on the topic “Fund Flow Statement Analysis” from 5th April 2021 to 10th April 2021, through the Google platform. Ms. Dhanya C X, Assistant Professor, De Paul College, Angamaly, was the resource person of the workshop. The workshop was attended by 49 students from final year B.Com.
Virtual Onam was organized by the department of commerce to commemorate the glorious past and cherishing the happiest moments by joining hands with the Department of B.Voc on 19th August 2021.This virtual celebration brought every one under the same roof via Google meet. Ms. Jwalini K S, HOD, Dept. of Commerce and Ms. Soumya Alias, HOD, Dept. of B.Voc addressed the gathering and conveyed greetings and wishes of the festival. Teachers and Students were dressed in their traditional attires and also they actively participated in the various programmes which were coordinated by II B.Com students of the department.
Interdepartmental AD Competition on Eco -Friendly Product final round was conducted on 1st May, 2021 as part of World Recycling Day through Google meet.
Department of Commerce and ISDC organized a webinar on the topic “Understanding Stock Markets” in association with ISDC & Stock Market Institute, UK on 30th July 2021 through Google meet platform. The resource person of the programme was Dr. Balaji Rao D G, B.Com, MBA, PGDFA, PhD. Almost 95 Students participated in the webinar.
A webinar on the topic “Introduction to Alternative Investment Funds- Angel Investment or VC Funding” was organized by Department of Commerce and IIC on 25th July 2021 through Google meet platform. The session was handled by Mr. Shaju Antony, State Vice President and Bank Employees Federation of India, Federal Bank, Nedumbassery. 95 Students from the department participated in the webinar. On 29th July, 2021, Department of Commerce and IIC organized a webinar on the topic “Start Up Guide: Ways to attract Angel Funds/Investments” in association with ISDC& IMA IPL through Google meet platform. The resource person of the programme was Mr. Chandrashekar Kupperi, FCA, FCS, FCMA, SMP-IIMC, Founder-Anova Corporate Services: MA and Fundraise Advisory. Around 95 Students participated in the webinar
A webinar on the topic “Forensic Accounting” was held on 5th June, 2021 conducted by Ms. Jessil George, with the aim to educate students on the role of professional forensic accountants as well as to equip students with vital information pertaining to digital security protection and fraud prevention.100 students benefitted from the program. Department Annual PTA Meeting was held on 9th June, 2021 in the presence of the Principal and PTA coordinators through Google meet platform.
A webinar on ‘An Introduction to MS Office’ was conducted by Department of Commerce in association with IIC for final year students via google meet on 16th January 2021 from 10:00 am. Ms Jesna Michel was the resource person for the webinar.
Beyond the Inbox
A webinar on ‘Beyond the Inbox: Project Orientation’ was conducted by Department of Commerce in association with IIC for final year students via google meet on 9th January 2021. Dr. Resmi G, Assistant Professor, Department of Economics, Morning S tar Home Science College Angamaly was the resource person for the webinar.
A webinar on ‘Global Career opportunities and Campus Placements – India and Abroad’ was organized by the department in association with Eazylink Academy via google meet on 06th January 2021 from 6:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Mr Sony Akkara, Career Consultant was the resource person for the webinar.
A webinar on ‘Indian Democracy and Minorities Rights’ in connection with Minorities Rights Day was organized by the Department of Commerce in association with IIC via google meet on 18th December 2020 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm. Mr. Tony Thomas Inchiparambil, Advocate, High Court of Kerala was the resource person for the webinar.
A webinar on ‘Health and Human Rights in the Era of Covid’19’ was organized by Department of Commerce in association with IIC via google meet on 09th December 2020 from 4:00 pm to 5:00pm. Mr. Rajendran Nair, Senior Advocate, High Court of Kerala was the resource person for the webinar.
A webinar on ‘Practical Accounting& Taxation’ was organized by in Department of Commerce association with Tax Study Vocational Training Centre on 21st November 2020 via google meet from 2:30 pm. Mr. S Omanakuttan, Centre Co-ordinator was the resource person for the webinar.
A webinar on ‘Opportunities and Career Prospects: CMA US’ was organized by ISDC in association with IMA and Department of Commerce via google meet on 20th November 2020 from 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. Mr Fenil Vadakken, Manager, Relationship Development India, Institute of Management Accountants was the resource person for the webinar.
7 C's of Communication
A webinar on ‘7 C’s of Communication in Corporate World’ was organized by Department of Commerce in association with IIC via google meet on 19th November 2020 from 10:30 am to 11:30 am. Mr Manu Thomas, Faculty of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India was the resource person for the webinar.
A Career orientation Seminar was conducted for Final year students on 23-03-2021 at 2.30 pm by Mr. Sreejith P R, Career Consultant, Cochin Institute of Accountants, Edappally on the topic “The route to a successful career in accounting with SAP” and ERP”.
Dimensions of IPR
One day workshop on the topic “IPR and its DIMENSIONS” organized by the Department of Commerce, on 16-03-2021. The technical session held by the speaker having thorough knowledge in the subject, Dr. Brinda V Nair, Senior HSST in English, Govt Higher Secondary School, Mookanoor. The workshop aims at bringing the information and awareness about the economic, social and cultural benefits of IPRs among all the sections of the society. Students will know that IPR plays a vital role in enhancing the socio – economic prosperity of the country. So, the workshop intended to cover various aspects of IPR like Patents, Copyrights, and Trademarks etc
World Mountain Day
An Interdepartmental Elocution competition was organized by our department in association with IIC win connection with World mountain day on 11th December 2020.Winners of the Competition:
1st Prize: Ms Ayana Mary Sebastian (I B Com)
2nd Prize: Ms Shamsiya Shereef (II B Com)
3rd Prize: Ms Anjana Nair (II B com) & Ms. Bency Benny (III B Com)
An Interdepartmental Business Plan Competition was conducted on 16th November 2020 as a part of World Commerce Education Day.
Winners of competition
1st Prize – Krithika P Krishnakumar (III B Com)
2nd Prize – Anu Mariya David & Sruthylakshmi (III B Com)
3rd Prize – Ann Mariya Joy (II B Com)
A webinar on ‘Education and Employment: Impact of Covid' was organised by Department of Commerce in association with Invisor Global Inc.Canada.CMA Geevar Thambi, Vice President, Invisor Global Inc.Canada was the resource person for the webinar.
A National webinar Series on ‘3 Years of GST:360’ was organized by Department of Commerce in association with SNAPS, Angamaly from 5th October 2020 to 9th October 2020.Eminent Resource Person for the Webinar series were:
Fellow Member of ICAI and Partner of M/s. Jerry Sunny & Rajesh, Cochin
Additional Commissioner I, State Goods & Service TaxDepartment
Dy. General Manager Finance,Cochin International Airport Limited.
Chairman, Institute of Cost Accountants of India, Cochin Chapter
World Photography Day
Interdepartmental Photography Competition with regards to World Photography Day and Poster designing Competition with regard to World Humanitarian Day was organized on 22nd August 2020 via google platform.
Winners of Photography Competition:
1st Prize – Ms. Darsana (II B A Economics)
2nd Prize – Ms. Asna Ashraf ( II B Sc Zoology )
3rd Prize – Ms. Aswathy D Nair ( III B Sc Zoology)
Winners of Poster Competition
1st Prize- Ms. Aswathy A S ( Zoology)
2nd Prize- Ms. Ann Maria Davis ( II M Sc FCS)
3rd Prize-Ms. Gibi George ( II B Sc Zoology )
Webinar on Accounting
To give a knowledge about Contemporary issues related to Accounting a webinar was organised by the department of Commerce on the topic. Contemporary issues affecting Accounting Practice’ was conducted on 10th July 2020 for II B Com and III B Com students. Ms. Treesa Shilpa, Guest Lecturer, Department of Commerce was the resource person for the webinar. Around 95 students participated in the programme and got benefit out of it.
On 15th October 2019, Department of Commerce organized a field visit for final year B Com students to Kozhikode Municipal Corporation and ‘Niravu’ head office,Kozhikode.A group of 49 students were taken to the Recycling plant in Municipal Corporation along with four faculties.
State Level Seminar
The Department of Commerce in association with SNAPS ,a Non-Profit Organisation,Kariyad organized State level Seminar on “TWO YEARS OF GST IN INDIA:PROBLEMS AND PROSPECTS’ on 14th October 2019 at college auditorium.GST is the biggest tax reforms in India ,integrating State economies. The indirect taxes such as VAT, Service Tax, Sales Tax, Entertainment Tax, Octroi and Luxury Tax would be replaced by GST. The seminar aims at academic fraternity with knowledge and skills in GST. Overview of GST history in India and its traditional provisions in formalities are the highlights of the seminar
The growth of Information Technology is changing its roles day by day. No invention has ever influenced the human beings as computer has.By knowing the importance of IT,Department of Commerce conducted a Seminar class on 'Modern Trends in IT for Commerce' on 5th October 2019 in seminar hall. Seminar was taken by Ms.Jesna Michal,Assistant Professor,St Ann’s College Angamaly.
Self defense opens up the source of freedom for women in an imperfect world. Building confidence in physical resistance skills allows women to feel more capable and more at peace when in potentially dangerous areas as they know the proper techniques to help fend off an attacker in self protection. For that concept, Department of Commerce provided a Karate self defence workshop ‘Aaveg’ for our students on 25th September 2019 at 2:30 p.m in college auditorium.workshop was handled by Mr.Ravi Sensai(Joint Secretary, Action Force Aluva), Mr.Biju Sensai and Denzil Sambai of OKSK Karate school,Aluva
The International music day celebration ‘ISAINILA 2K19’ was celebrated on 27th June 2019 in the college auditorium at 2:30 p.m.by our department and Jankar Beat club. Our club students participated in various cultural events.
Ms. Sandra S Kumar of Final year Student was the College level winner of All Kerala Best Manager Contest 2020-2021-season 6 organized by GIIMS Institute of Logistics.
1st prize - Anooja A Nair (III B Com)
2ndprize - Bency Benny( III B Com)
Selfie with family
1st prize- Krishnendu Prasad (II B Com)
1st prize- Sruthy Lakshmi (III B Com)
2ndprize- Ranjana Rajesh (III B Com)
1stprize- Sruthy Lakshmi (III B Com)
2ndprize- Mariya A J (III B com)
1stprize- Aparna A V (III B Com)
2ndprize- Angel Eldho (II B Com)
Gladis Varghese and Anju Thomas of II B Com won 1st and 2nd positions in poster competition conducted with regard to Anti-Drugs Day on 14th August 2020.
M.J.Ashnamol of III B Com became the overall winner of APCOR 2020, conducted by ASAP Manjapra SDC for ASAP students of various institutions on 30th July 2020
Ms.Anna C Sebi of 3rd B.Com and Ms.Ranjana Rajesh of 2nd B.Com got third prize in PPT Presentation of Unmapped Destination organized by Guiders Academy,Palarivattom on 10th January 2020.
Tally Test Winners
In the 3rd All India Tally Commerce Aptitude Test organized by Manvish Info Solution Pvt Ltd,Kochi on 21 September 2019, Ms.Sanjana Sandhosh, Ms.Rony Rose Joseph and Ms.Anjana Prasad got 1st ,2nd and 3rd positions respectively.
Our 12 students scored high marks in the aptitude test conducted by Logic School of Management on 19th September 2019.
Ms.Amala Martin of II B Com won bronze medal in 500 meter and Ms.Sinsha T D of I B.Com got silver medal in 800 m in Ernakulam District Athletic Championship 2019-20 held at Maharajas College ground.
The department provides helping hands to one student from the department who is financially backward.
Gimme a Break - BACK TO INK
Used pens are collected from students and given to 'NIRAV TEAM', Resident Association in Kozhikode for recycling. Boxes have been placed in front of all the blocks (Nazareth, Main, Arts & Science block) where staff and students can deposit their used up plastic pens, thus reducing plastic accumulation and promoting recycling.