Commerce
 

The Department  of Commerce was started in the year 1969-70, with a sanctioned strength of 50. The M.Com. programme was introduced in the year 1975-76, with a sanctioned strength of 20. The strength of M.Com. programme was increased to 25 from the year 2011 onwards. The curriculum for M.Com. course includes subjects like MS Office and practical exposure to computerized accounting packages. The department offers full-time and part-time research facilities leading to M.Phil. in Commerce and Ph.D. in Commerce.

 CAREER ORIENTED COURSE

The department received a sum of Rs.7,00,000 from UGC to offer a Career Oriented Course on Office Management. The department has constructed a separate commerce computer lab with 30 desktop systems of recent configuration with this fund. The certificate Course in Office Management is offered from 2009-10 onwards.

 FACULTY
  • Dr. M. Thamaraikannan, M.Com., M.Phil., M.Ed., M.B.A., Ph.D.                                                    (Head)
  • Dr. V. Mohan Raj, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. R. Gayathri Balakrishnan, M.Com., M.Phil., M.B.A., M.F.C., Ph.D.
  • Dr. N. Deepa, M.Com., M.Phil., P.G.D.C.A., Ph.D.
  • Dr. P. Thilagavathi, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. S. Mallika, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.
  • Dr. P. Saravana Kumar, M.Com., M.Phil., Ph.D.

 SELECT PUBLICATIONS
  • M.Thamaraikannan and M.Somasundaram, Motivation, in: S.Mohan and R.Elangovan (Eds.) Human Resource Management, Regal Publications, New Delhi, 2011, pp. 277-299, (ISBN: 978-81-8484-090-2).
  • M.Thamaraikannan and G.Palaniappan, Job Satisfaction and Morale, in: S.Mohan and R.Elangovan (Eds.) Human Resource Management, Regal Publications, New Delhi, 2011, pp. 300-325, (ISBN: 978-81-8484-090-2).
  • M.Thamaraikannan and C.Sivashanmugam, Housing Finance, in: S Mohan and R Elangovan (Eds.) Financial Services, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2008, pp. 94-99, (ISBN: 978-81-8450-019-6).
  • M.Thamaraikannan and M.Somasundaram, Development Banking, in: S Mohan and R Elangovan (Eds.) Financial Services, Deep & Deep Publications Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, 2008, pp. 165-170, (ISBN: 978-81-8450-019-6).
  • M.Thamaraikannan, Social Network and Communication, Journal of Management and Science, Special Issue No. VIII, 2012, pp. 94-100.
  • V.Mohanraj and S.Sounthri, Determinants of Dividend Behaviour in Select Indian Companies -An Empirical Analysis, Journal of Management and Science, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2013, pp. 24-31.
  • V.Mohanraj and N.Deepa, Determinants of Corporate Dividend Policy in Select Private Sector Cement Companies in Tamil Nadu – An Empirical Analysis, International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management, Vol. 3, No. 7, 2012, pp. 107-109.
  • V.Mohanraj and N.Deepa, Capital Structure Practices of the Selected Pharmaceutical Companies In India, Journal of Management and Science, Vol. 2, No. 11, 2012, pp. 46-51.
  • V.Mohanraj, Impact of Merger and Acquisition on the Financial Performance of Select Public Sector Banks in India, International Journal of Research in Computer Application and Management, Vol.2, No. 11, 2012, pp. 119-121.
  • V.Mohanraj, Determinants of Capital Structure Decision in Indian Manufacturing Industries – An Empirical Analysis, International Journal of Research in Computer Application and Management, Vol. 1, No. 8, 2011, pp. 139-142.
  • V.K.Shobhana and N.Deepa, Corporate Financial Distress – An Empirical Study International Journal of Research in Commerce and Management, Vol. 3, No. 1, 2012, pp.62-65.
  • V.K.Shobhana and N.Deepa, Impact of Mergers and Acquisitions on the Shareholder Wealth of the Select Acquirer Banks in India: An Event Study Approach, The IUP Journal of Bank Management, Vol. XI, No. 2, 2012, pp. 26-31.
  • V.K.Shobhana and N.Deepa, Fulfilment of Merger Motives – Evidences from Mergers and Acquisitions in the Indian Banking Scenario, International Journal of Research in Commerce, Economics and Management, Vol. 1, No. 6, 2011, pp. 74-77.
  • V.K.Shobhana and N.Deepa, Mergers & Acquisitions in the Indian Banking Sector and Pre- and Post- Merger Technical Efficiencies –An Empirical Investigation, Journal on Banking Financial Services and Insurance Research, Vol. 1, No. 8, 2011, pp. 1-9.
  • N.Deepa and S.Thenmozhi, Marketing of Micro Insurance, in: A.Vijyakumar(Ed), Indian Insurance Sector in 21st Century – An Outlook, Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi, 2009, pp. 188-206, (ISBN: 978-81-7835-782-9).
  • N.Deepa, Role of Banks in the Growth of Indian Economy, in: A.Vijayakumar(Ed.), Indian Economy – Changing Scenario, Pointer Publishers, Jaipur, 2010, pp. 203-218, (ISBN: 978-81-7132-625-9).
  • N.Deepa, Published a Research Article entitled Financial Health of Housing Finance Institutions in India, an empirical investigation in the International Journal of Research in Computer Application and Management.

 RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN
S.No. Investigator Title & Duration Amount
1 Dr.M.K.Radhakrishnan A Study on the health Problems of Tannery Workers in Erode District of Tamilnadu (2005 to 2006) Rs.19,500
2 Dr.M.Thamaraikannan A Study on Marketing Problems of Turmeric Growers in Erode District (2007 to 2009) Rs.41,000
3 Dr.M.Thamaraikannan A Critical Study on the Quality of Service offered by the Indian Railways and its Impact on Customer Satisfaction with Special Reference to Select Divisions in Southern Railways (2014 to 2015) Rs.2,50,000
4 Dr.V. Mohan Raj A Study on Utilization of Crop Insurance Schemes Among the Small Farmers in the Cauveri Delta Districts of Tamil Nadu (2014 to 2015) Rs.1,75,000
5 Dr.R.Gayathri Balakrishnan Rural Customer Perception Towards Services provided through ATMs of Select Commercial Banks in Gobichettipalayam Taluk of Erode District (2014 to 2015) Rs.1,83,000

 SEMINARS / CONFERENCES ORGANIZED
S.No. Period Details
1 Jan. 20, 2007 National Conference on Indian Railways Towards a new Horizon: Challenges and Opportunities

 ASSOCIATION ACTIVITIES

The association conducts seminars and workshops by eminent academicians and experts in the fields of banking and finance.

 UNIVERSITY RANK HOLDERS

The following is the list of University Rank holders in B.Com. and M.Com. programmes.

S.No. Name Course Year Rank
1 R. Badri B.Com. 1997-2000 6
2 K. Bhavani B.Com. 2001-2004 2
3 A. P. Srinivasan M.Com. 1987-1989 1
4 K. Balamurugaprabhakar M.Com. 1997-1999 2
5 R. Jayavel M.Com. 1997-1999 4
6 K. Tamil Selvi M.Com. 2001-2003 9
7 R. Mohanambal M.Com. 2003-2005 7
8 T. Gomathi M.Com. 2010-2012 9