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The Department of Commerce is one of the earliest departments of Raiganj University. The teaching of commerce is one of the most requested courses in the country today as it develops the knowledge, skills and attitudes necessary among students for the successful management of commerce and industry. The department was born with the launch of B.com degree classes in 1948.From its origins, the Department has maintained a high academic profile that is clearly reflected in the outstanding academic performance of students.In acknowledgement of its noteworthy achievements,Raiganj College was upgraded to Raiganj University in the year 2015. A new feather was attached to the department of commerce with the introduction of M.Com course in the year 2016. In 2018 the department began a two-year M.Phil curriculum, and currently it follows the New M.Phil. Regulations laid down by the University Grants Commission and full-time PHD.

The course is dedicated to transforming students into responsible citizens of the country with high moral values, understanding the issues of human relationships and developing an ability to appreciate the finer values of life. The department provides students with the latest developments in the field of business and commerce and trains them to the practical application of the same in modern organizations. It is designed to enable them to meet the challenges of business growth and transformation through decisive thinking, intellectual attitudes and prime decision-making.

The courses were designed, updated and transmitted to develop conceptual and analytic skills among students in accordance with industry requirements. The course structure has a knowledgeable blend of theoretical and practical reasoning to meet industry requirements that provide a comprehensive overview of commerce with an overview of other areas of management. The Department has experienced faculty and has plans to invite experts from industry as well as academia from reputed institutions on need basis. The course is enriched to inculcate a research culture and to get an exposure to the working of corporate environment and overall development of the student.

Vision of the department

The vision is to develop the brains of today's society. The aim to educate people with the highest level of excellence by cultivating and innovating through correspondence. The department is committed to creating and maintaining the conditions that provide all students with an unmatched educational experience that is intellectually, socially and personally transformative. We believe that a vibrant learning changes the world for people and society.

Mission of the department:

●  To educate citizens and citizens' leaders in our society. We are doing it by committing to transforming the power of education.

●  To raise students' awareness and knowledge of the functioning of the local and global business and social environment.

●  To develop quantitative and qualitative skills among graduates for problem solving in the functional areas of management and commerce.

●  To create a need among students to undertake in order to succeed by standing up rather than being dependent on others.
Level & Nature of the ProgramsDegrees Approved/Offered
BachelorsB.Com. (Accountancy)
Masters (Taught)M.Com (with Specialization)
Masters (Research)MPhil-Commerce
DoctoralPh.D. Commerce

Future Plans on Programs:

●  To execute the plan of opening an extensional counter of ICAI course for spreading commerce education in rural areas.

●  To open a study centre on CS programme as programme course for the betterment of UG &PG students of this University and surrounding area as proposed.

●  PG diploma in E-commerce

●  Diploma in tax certification course.

●  UGC approved remedial coaching centre for the backward classes of the society.

The Department has following facilities for its students, researchers and teachers---

●  ICT enabled teaching and learning
●  Seminar Library and departmental library for the students
●  Reading and lending facilities of the students on the departmental library.
●  Business and trade related newspapers, journals related to commerce, industry and business.
●  Value education classes
●  Provides special classes for helping the students who intend to pursue professional courses.
●  Arrangement of classes for the students for the preparation of NET/SET preparation.
The Department has following research areas of interest as thrust area—

●  Accounting and Finance,
●  Corporate Reporting Practices & Governance,
●  IFRS and Ind-AS,
●  Accounting Information & Disclosure,
●  Financial Statement Analysis,
●  Banking and Insurance,
●  Capital Market,
●  Local Government,
●  MSME,
●  Trade and Business,
●  Entrepreneurship.

●  Number of M.Phil. candidates registered: Two
●  Number of Ph.D. candidates Registered: Two

The Department has following research areas of interest as thrust area—

Accounting and Finance, Corporate Reporting Practices & Governance, IFRS and Ind-AS, Accounting Information & Disclosure, Financial Statement Analysis, Banking and Insurance, Capital Market, Local Government, MSME, Trade and Business, Entrepreneurship,

●  Recently our department has signed the MOU with ICSI for opening an extension counter in collaboration with the department of commerce, Raiganj University.
●  The Department of Commerce has also conformed to introduce new courses in collaborate with CIMA

In 2019: A joint National conference on “Emerging trends of Information Technology in Management & Commerce”

In 2020: A webinar “Issues and Challenges of Business, Economics and Finance in Global Scenario at the present context”
Department of Commerce First Floor,
Left Wing, Main Building Annex
Raiganj University West Bengal-733 134, India
Email:
Departmental:
Head/ Coordinator: manas.univ@gmail.com (Dr. Manas Naskar)