Profile & History
Anticipating the importance of commerce education in the years to come the management of K.E College believed that the college must have its contribution in meeting the demands of the business and industrial world and decided to start commerce education in the college. The pre-degree commerce group was started in 1981 with a sanctioned strength of 80 students. The commerce department was established in 1982 with the starting of B.Com course having 34 students on the roll and Mr. A. J. Mani and M. George Sebastian in the faculty. Prof. J. John, who joined the department after a notable period of service in S.H College Thevara, was appointed H.O.D in 1983. Mr. Babu Joseph also joined the faculty during this period.
In December 1984 the department was upgraded as a P.G department with a sanctioned strength of 15 students. During this period the commerce faculty was expanded with the arrival of the Late Mr. P. T Joseph, Mr. Georgy Cyril Luckose, Mr. K.K Tomy, Mr. Georgekutty S.M, and Mr. Tomichan Joseph and Adv. Jose Mundiyani. It is to be specially mentioned that Mr. P. T. Joseph was the 1st rank holder of M.Com of Kerala University in 1984. He later resigned and went abroad in 1989. Mr. Georgy Cyril Luckose also resigned and went abroad in 1987. In 1985 Mr. George Thomas and Mr. Jose Joseph joined the faculty. Mr. George Joseph Nadackal the third rank holder of Kerala University joined the department in 1987 and Dr. Antony Thomas 1st rank holder of M.G. University in 1989. Adv. Jose Mundiyani left the college for better prospects during 1988 and Adv. Joy K. George joined as a part-time law lecturer. Prof. J. John retired from service on 31.3.1999 and Prof. A.J. Mani took over the charge of the department on 1.4.1999 as the Head of the Department.
Vision & Mission
The Goals and Objectives of the Commerce Department are in accordance with the C.M.I Vision of education. We, through commerce education, aim at forming leaders who are intellectually competent, spiritually mature, morally upright, psychologically integrated, physically healthy, and socially acceptable, who will champion the cause of justice, love, truth, and peace, and who are ever open to further growth. The commerce faculty aspires towards creating a just and humane society, where the dignity of the human person is respected, where unjust social structures are challenged, where our cultural heritage, religious harmony, and national integration are upheld, and where the poor and the marginalized are specially taken care of.
Programme and Courses
- B.Com ( Computer Applications)
- M.Com( Finance and Taxation)
Apart from the Degree and PG Programmes, the Department also conducts UGC Aided Add on Course in â€˜Computerised Accountingâ€™ which is duly recognized by M G University. The department has always strived to excel in its academic pursuit. Having bagged 15 University Ranks to date, the outstanding performance of the Department is engraved in letters of gold in the annals of the college. The latest feathers in our cap are Ms. Praseeda P. ( Rank 3) & Asha Maria Joseph ( Rank 5) of B.Com (2016-2019) who bagged Rank 3 and Rank 5 in M.G. University.
Also, Poornima Jayashankar, AbhijithSajeev,and Rani James of B.Com 2014-17 Batch bagged I, II, and XI rank respectively in the M.G. University. The pass percentage of the various programs of our department has always been commendable. The result of the undergraduate and postgraduate programs have been above the university average for several years. The degree result on average is at 80 % and P.G. result on an average above 75%. More than 20 students have qualified UGC-Net during the last five years. A good number of students have got campus placement in reputed institutions in the past few years.
Even when the department has been hailed for its academic orientation, it has not failed to nurture the plethora of talents displayed by the students. The students of the Department have also excelled in co-curricular and extra-curricular activities. They have won several prizes and Championships at various inter-collegiate fests and competitions over the years. The students of the Department brought laurels to the college by becoming Champions/Runners up in various inter-collegiate and state-level competitions/fests. Our students have also brought laurels to our Department by bagging prizes at University and National Level Youth Festivals and Sports Competitions.
The Department has produced a good number of Cost Accountants, Chartered Accountants, Company Secretaries and executives who adorn top positions in reputed organizations. The Department aspires to rush forward and rise to greater heights in the coming years.