Department Profile -


Department of Commerce

The Department of Commerce was established in the year 1976 with a vision of empowerment and enlightenment of women in thelight of wisdom. The departmentis committed to the promotion ofquality education to enhance the intellectuallevel of the students and develop their cognitiveand interpersonal skills to make them competent formeeting challenges of the modern world.

The department provides resources and opportunities to develop entrepreneurial, managerial and communication skills among students through Trade Fair, Leadership Training,Entrepreneurship Training, EmployabilitySkill Development Workshops, English Speaking and Personality Development Programmes. The students learn valuable skills through teamwork, co-curricular activities, seminars, workshops, industrial visits, presentations, surveys, use of ICT.

Educational Visits to Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE), Securities Exchange Board of India (SEBI), Reserve Bank of India (RBI), Times of India, American Consulate Library, etc. are organized regularly for students to expand their knowledge and gain practical inputs through industry interaction.

The department organizes awareness programmes in collaboration with Government organizations and NGOs to sensitize the students on environmental and social issues. Tree Plantations, Nature Trails, Cleanliness Drive Programmes, Disaster Management Training, Health and Hygiene Programmes, Rallies, Literacy Programmes, Surveys, etc. are conducted throughout the year.

UGC Sponsored Seminars organized by the Department of Commerce

  • UGC Sponsored National level Seminar on “Investing in a Sustainable Future: Integrating Environmental Social and Governance Factors” on 24th and 25th April, 2015
  • UGC Sponsored National level Seminar on “Impact of Crisis on Indian Stock Market” on 7th July, 2012.
  • UGC Sponsored National level Seminar on “Emerging Trends in Indian ECommerce” on 12th March, 2011.
  • UGC Sponsored State level Seminar on “Foreign Direct Investment in Retail Sector” on 17th and 18th April, 2009.
  • UGC Sponsored State level Seminar on “Mergers and Acquisitions” on 4th and 5th April, 2006.

Additional Training Programmes conducted

  • 100 Hours Computer Course
  • Diploma in Banking, Financial Servicesand Insurance - WAVE Course by MKCL
  • English Speaking and Personality Development Workshop in association with LODHA Foundation
  • BSE Stock Brokers Training(2013-14)
  • Technology and Entrepreneurship –Intel Learn Programme – CSR Initiative by Intel Corporation(10-28 February, 2014)
  • Employability Skill Development Programme -CSR Initiative by Tata Consultancy Services(2012-13)
Faculty Profile
Name Qualification Year of Joining Area of Interest Ph.D Title
Dr. Nooruzia Qazi
Head, Department of Commerce
Ph.D., M.Phil, M.Com, SET July 1998 Savings and Investment, Marketing Management, Human Resource Management Ph.D., S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai. ‘Perception and Awareness of Shariah Index among Indian Investors’
Dr.Anita Jacob
Ph.D., M.Com, SET June, 2008 Human Resource Management Impact of perceived organizational climate on employee/agent performance in indian insurance sector with reference to retention,customer service and productivity.
Dr.GanatraKashyap A.
Ph.D.,M. Com, NET Diploma in Business Management Diploma in Banking Financial Services & Insurance. July, 2010 Corporate Accounting, Transfer Pricing Ph.D., MohanlalSukhadia University. ‘Transfer Pricing Policies by Multinationals in India: A case study of Selected Enterprises in India.’