The Department of Commerce was established in the year 1971 and holds the distinction of being the first womens college affiliated to the University of Madras to introduce the B.Com Course. To accommodate the growing demand for the B.Com course, the Department has expanded its students strength through three sections of under graduate Course. In the year 1986 the department upgraded itself to a Post graduate department by introducing the M.Com programme and in the year 2005 M.Phil programme was introduced. The University of Madras has granted recognition as M.phil Guides to 12 staff members of the department.



The department of Commerce is dedicated and committed to offer education of the highest quality in the field of Commerce by providing an atmosphere that will foster the intellectual pursuit of the students and enhance the skills, ability and knowledge so as to create talent needed to face the global environment.


  • Impart education of the highest quality through total commitment and dedication so as to qualify to international standards
  • To provide an atmosphere that will foster the intellectual pursuit of the students in the field of Commerce
  • To develop analytical, creative and independent thinking among students to pursue research.
  • To Empower students to assume Leadership
  • Equip students with the skills needed to enhance employability and ensure economic independence
  • To sharpen the analytical and decision-making skills of the students
  • To kindle critical thinking so as to develop new perspectives in the field of commerce.



The Commerce Department is the largest Department in the College with respect to students’ strength which is about 700 students. The only course that is in great demand right from its inception to date and offers courses that have a great potential for employability and entrepreneurship. The Department has the distinction of having a demand ratio of students admitted to the applications received. The Department moulds the students through its holistic approach which is reflected in the excellent pass percentages and placements over the years.

  • Students achievements in sports and academics.
  • Students abroad /JRF/teaching facilities/Services/Banking/Insurance/Corporates.
  • Diverse fields like Art/Professional Course.


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Commerce Association Inaguration 2017

Workshop on Express to Impress- Communication Skills for the Millennial Generation-19th December 2018.


Commerce Association Inaguration 2019