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Department of Commerce and Management Studies
School of Business Studies
Established in 1972
  Head of the Department : Dr. B. Johnson

The Department is one of the first University Departments in Kerala to offer Management courses. Today, it is one of the largest teaching departments of the University on the main campus with about 130 post-graduate students of MBA and M.Com, 12 M.Phil students and more than 30 research scholars. Responding to the changing needs and demands, it offers part-time MBA programmes at Calicut, Thrissur and Palakkad centers. In addition, the Department has setup six centres at Palakkad, Thrissur, Calicut, Vatakara, Kuttippuram and Thrissur-Thiroor where MBA Regular Programme is offered in self-financing mode. The fulltime MBA programmes has the accreditation from the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). The placement bureau of the Department has a good track of helping students find placements in various management organizations. The research and consultancy cell undertakes feasibility studies, entrepreneurship development programmes, market research and other related activities for business and industrial houses
The scholarships, cash awards and endowments instituted in the Department are:

(1) Mrs. Leela Zacharia Memorial Cash Award for top scorer in the MBA Examination
(2) Dr. Moosa A. Bakar Endowment Cash Award for top scorer in the M.Com. Examination
(3) MAS Cash Award for top scorer in the MBA Examination
(4) Mr. Krishna Das Memorial Cash Award for the top scorer in the First Year M.Com. Examination
(5) Rao Bhahadur Appu Nedungadi Endowment
(6) Dr. Moosa A. Bakar Endowment
(7) Dr. K. C. Vijayakumar Endowment
(8) VKC Endowment and
(9) Krishnadas Memorial Endowment
One Hundred and Twenty Research Scholars have secured their PhD Degrees from this department so far. The Department has a well stacked library and one computer lab.

 Thrust Areas
Marketing and
Human Resource Management

 Faculty Members
Dr. B. Johnson, Professor and Head of the Dept
Dr. M.A. Joseph, Professor 
Dr. B. Vijayachandran Pillai, Professor 
Dr. E.K. Satheesh, Professor
Dr. K.T.Aboobacker Sidheeque Reader
Dr.B. Rameswara Reader (on leave)
Courses Offered
Course Name Intake Duration
M.Com. 25
2 years
M.B.A 40 2 years
M.Phil 12
1 year
8 (per Professor)
6 (per Associate professor)
4 (per Assistant Professor)

Co-Curricular and extracurricular Activities
1. The dept. organizes management meet every year (ASCEND) to enhance the skill of MBA students
2. Legal awareness classes by faculty members
3. Project identification, programme formulation, implementation and evaluation
4. Career prospects for plus two school students.
5. Blood donation camps
6. Campus recruitment programmes
7. Planting of trees
8. Preservation of natural resources
9. Lessons on eco friendliness

Last Updated ( Monday, 19 June 2017 )