Established in 1976, the department offers a two year Master’s Degree course, one year M.Phil. course and Doctoral programme in Commerce. At present the department is also offering a two-year professional course on finance, namely Master of Finance and Control (MFC) under self-financing mode.
During more than three decades of its existence, the department has contributed significantly for the cause of promoting and developing commerce and business education in the State of Orissa in general and in the southern (tribal) region of the State, in particular.
The department has been offering M.Phil. programme since 1976. In addition to this the department is also actively engaged in various research activities leading to Ph.D. degree. The major thrust area of research is Financial Management, Bank Management, Marketing Management and Institutional Financing.
The department has also organised various seminars, workshops, refresher courses, training camps and conferences at frequent intervals in collaboration with UGC, UNICEF, ICAI, Bhubaneswar Stock Exchange and DIC. Since its inception, the department holds the editorial / registered office of the Orissa Commerce Association and published the Orissa Journal of Commerce till 2008.
The department attracts memorial endowment funds for award of scholarship to the meritorious students. Currently three such memorial funds namely Narasingha Padhi Memorial Fund, Justice Abhimanyu Misra Memorial Fund and Binod Bihari Biswasroy Memorial Fund are in operation.
The experienced faculty members of the department have added significantly to the existing store of knowledge in the field of commerce and business by publishing more than 70 text as well as reference books. Besides more than 300 research articles have been published by the faculty in various leading national and international journals.
Since inception, the Department has already produced more than 100 Ph.D and 155 M.Phil scholars. The department has also organised a large number of seminars, workshops, refresher courses, training camps and conferences at regular intervals in collaboration with UGC, UNICEF, ICAI, Banks and DIC. The Department has also restructured the course curriculum in consonance with the recently issued UGC model syllabus to make the Degree technology savvy and job oriented.
Master Degree (M.Com. / M.F.C.)
The curriculum of the course is uniquely designed to impart knowledge and develop skill sets in future manager and financial analyst which are essential for their survival in a globally networked economy.
The department prepares the students to understand the emerging business trends, foresee changes and to gather new skills to improve efficiency across the business enterprise. The department has also restructured the course curriculum in consonance with the recently issued UGC model syllabus to make the Degree technology savvy and job oriented.
The two year Post Graduate degree of Commerce encompasses subjects like security analysis, portfolio management, financial institutions and markets, financial services and markets, business research & communication, international business, MIS which are evolving with the passage of time along with the traditional commerce subjects like management concept, advanced statistical analysis, marketing management, corporate financial accounting, accounting for managers, accounting standards and corporate reporting and computer application in business.
In consonance with changing times and contemporary demands, the Post-Graduate Department of Commerce, introduced a two-year fulltime professional programme leading to the award of Master of Finance and Control (MFC) degree. As a self-financing venture, the MFC programme is relentlessly geared to groom young minds in the area of finance and preparing them for delivering value to the nation and society at large.
The future finance professionals need to be equipped with the emerging areas of finance like corporate finance, quantitative techniques, management information system, merchant banking, portfolio management, computer application in business, international financial management, strategic management, insurance management, e-commerce, derivative and risk management, corporate tax planning, etc. The MFC programme aims at imparting skill and managerial competence for occupying the corporate hierarchy in the financial services industry.
For admission into M.com course the applicant must have
For admission into M.F.C course the applicant must be
M.Com course 10.30 a.m to 04.30 p.m.
M.F.C. course 07.30 a.m to 10.30 a.m.
The Department has been offering M.Phil programme since 1976
For admission into M.Phil in Commerce programme the applicant must be
M.Phil programme 10.30 a.m to 04.30 p.m.
The Department is also actively engaged in various research activities leading to Ph.D degree. The major thrust area of research is Financial Management, Bank Management, Marketing Management and Institutional Financing.
Ph. D programme class room teaching / guidance 10.30 a.m to 04.30 p.m.
D.Lit Programme is also run by the department. Prof. B. B. Mishra was the 1st recipient of D.Lit in commerce under the guidance of Prof. P. C. Mishra three more Scholars have registered themselves under the D.Lit Programme and pursuing their research work.
The Department maintains a Seminar Library having more than 2000 books and journals of commerce and management for reference of the students
A well equipped Computer Lab with internet for the use of students.
The computer lab of the department is having more than 15 computers, printers, photocopier, visualisers, power generator and LCD Projector
Student Project Work
As there is a paper of Summer Training Report and Seminar Presentation in M.F. C course the students have to do :
At the end of the 4th Semester, the MFC students have to prepare a Dissertation on a subject of the topic interest (Paper 4.7).
The department has undertaken the responsibility for the development of the business and industrial community in particular and the whole economy in general by offering the research level degrees of M.Phil & Ph.D programmes. The department has updated the regulation for these programmes. Since inception, the Department has already produced 87 Ph.D and 193 M.Phil scholars
Professor Rudra Prasanna Mahapatra
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