Department of Commerce

About the Department

The Department of commerce was established in the year 2005, upgraded as a Post Graduate department during the year 2011 and as a Research Department in the year 2012. Many guest lectures and seminars are conducted by the department to update the skills and knowledge of the students. The department staff motivates the students in their studies through effective counselling.

Vision & Mission


To become good human beings, productive and socially responsible citizens, acquire the prescribed competencies and values as well as good business acumen for excellence.


To provide Commerce education interlinked with computer knowledge to rural poor and the marginalized sections of the society to empower youth, to assert their Identity, self respect and enable them to attain social and economic goals.

Salient Features

  • Provides good theoretical knowledge and practical skills required for careers in Business
  • Industry exposure through internship, field visit, guest lecture, and projects.
  • Inculcates innovative and creative thinking among students, due to the encouragement of student research activities.
  • Every month students are encouraged to hone their skills through students Association.
  • Every Tuesday we are conducting communication classes regarding placement
  • The association is led by a team of office bearers represented by students and supported by faculty members.

Courses Offered

Under Graduate

  • B.Com. (Computer Applications)

Post Graduate

  • M.Com. (Computer Applications)

Research programme

  • M.Phil. (Commerce) - Full Time

Eligibility of the Courses

B.Com. (CA)

Duration of the course

3 years with 6 semesters.


A pass in Higher Secondary Examination conducted by the Government of Tamil Nadu with Business Mathematics / Mathematics/ Computer Science / Statistics/ Business Statistics as one of the subjects or any other examination accepted as equivalent by the syndicate of the Periyar University.

M.Com. (CA)

Duration of the course

2 years with 4 semesters.


A pass in B.Com. / B.Com. (CA)/ any degree with one paper in accountancy from any recognized University.

M.Phil. (Commerce)

Duration of the course

1 year with 2 semesters.


  • Candidates who have qualified for postgraduate Degree of Periyar University or any other University recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent thereto shall be eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in their respective subject and undergo the prescribed course of study in an approved institution or department of this University.
  • Candidates who have qualified their postgraduate degree on or after 1st January 1991 shall be required to have obtained a minimum of 55% of marks in their respective postgraduate degree to become eligible to register for the Degree of Master of Philosophy (M. Phil). In case of teachers (or) others registering for part-time registration, the minimum percentage of marks for registration is 50%.
  • For the candidates belonging to SC/ST community, and those who have qualified for the Master’s Degree on or after 01.01.1991 the minimum eligibility marks shall be 50% in their Master’s Degree.