Department of Commerce

Department of Commerce

 

Introduction

Welcome to the Department of Commerce at the Central University of Tamil Nadu, where we are dedicated to providing quality education and nurturing responsible business leaders. Established in 2017, our department is committed to excellence in sustainable business education, catering to the needs of the global mandate of sustainability. With a contemporary curriculum that integrates the principles of sustainability, focusing on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), we strive to empower our students to become ethical, innovative, and socially responsible business professionals, who can develop sustainable paradigm.

The Department look forward to create a world-class center of excellence in sustainable business education, where we nurture responsible business leaders who are equipped to address the challenges of the modern business landscape with integrity, innovation, and a profound sense of social and environmental responsibility. In practice, we strive to fulfill multi-faceted commitment to excellence, innovation, and societal impact: Cultivating Responsible Business Practitioners: We aim to create a repository of responsible business practitioners for the transforming world, equipping our students with the knowledge, skills, and values needed to excel in their careers while upholding ethical standards and promoting sustainable practices.

Fostering Mindful Business Leaders: We strive to develop a platform for the dissemination of knowledge and skills to prepare our students to become mindful business leaders, emphasizing critical thinking, ethical decision-making, and leadership development. Driving Sustainable Transformation: We are dedicated to providing the requisite body of knowledge for a sustainable transformation of the business environment, equipping our students with the theoretical foundation and practical insights needed to address the complex challenges facing businesses today.

Promoting Innovative and Responsible Business Practices: We seek to develop and disseminate innovative and responsible business practices and strategies to create a sustainable society, driving positive change within the business community and society at large.

Our Approach

At the Department of Commerce, we adopt a holistic approach to education, combining rigorous academic training with real-world applications and experiential learning opportunities. Our dedicated faculty members, who possess both academic expertise and industry experience, are committed to providing personalized attention and mentorship to our students, guiding them on their journey to becoming successful business professionals.

We invite prospective student, faculty member, or industry partner, to explore our Departmentwebpage to learn more about our programs, research initiatives, and collaborative opportunities. Join us in our mission to create a sustainable future through responsible business leadership.

Welcome to the Department of Commerce, Central University of Tamil Nadu. Together, let’s make a difference.

Thrust area of the Department:
  • Sustainability Integration: The Department of Commerce at the Central University of Tamil Nadu focuses on integrating sustainability principles across its curriculum, research initiatives, and industry collaborations, emphasizing responsible business practices and addressing societal and environmental concerns.
  • Entrepreneurship Development: Through skill-oriented courses and practical training opportunities, the department fosters the development of competent, committed, and responsible entrepreneurs, equipping students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical mindset needed to succeed in the dynamic business landscape.
  • Responsible Finance and Investment: With a focus on sustainable finance, investment management, and green banking, the department prepares students to navigate the complexities of financial markets while promoting ethical investment practices and environmental stewardship.
  • International Business and Sustainability: Recognizing the interconnectedness of global business and sustainability challenges, the department offers courses in international trade relations, sustainable logistics, and climate change policy, preparing students to engage in responsible global business practices and contribute to sustainable development goals.
  • Interdisciplinary Research for Sustainable Solutions: The department emphasizes interdisciplinary research methodologies and collaborative partnerships to address pressing societal and environmental issues, promoting innovative and locally driven solutions for sustainable development.
Uniqueness of the Department:

Westand out for its holistic approach to business education, integrating sustainability principles, entrepreneurship development, and responsible finance into its curriculum and research initiatives, thereby nurturing responsible business leaders and driving positive societal and environmental impact.

 

Vision

Creating a world-class Centre of excellence in sustainable business education to nurture responsible business leaders

Mission
  • To create a repository of responsible business practitioners for the transforming world.
  • To develop a platform for disseminating knowledge and skills to prepare the students to become mindful business leaders.
  • To provide the requisite body of knowledge for a sustainable business environment transformation.
  • To develop and disseminate innovative and responsible business practices and strategies to create a sustainable society.

Our department offers a comprehensive range of programs designed to equip students with the knowledge, skills, and ethical mindset needed to thrive in today’s dynamic business environment. From our Two-year full-time M. Com program to our Full-time PhD Program, we provide opportunities for students to explore diverse areas of business studies, engage in cutting-edge research, and contribute to advancing knowledge in the field.

At the Department of Commerce, we are committed to promoting sustainability, entrepreneurship, and responsible business practices. Our curriculum integrates sustainability principles, focusing on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) factors and the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), while our skill-oriented courses and practical training opportunities prepare students for real-world challenges and opportunities. Whether you are a graduate student seeking to expand your knowledge and expertise or a doctoral candidate pursuing advanced research in business studies, we invite you to join us on a journey of discovery, innovation, and lifelong learning.

Programmes Offered
M.Com
Eligibility Criteria:

Graduates in commerce from a recognized University with a minimum of 55 % marks. 50% marks EWS/OBC (Non-creamy Layer) and 45% marks for SC/ST/PWD candidates at Graduate level.

Duration of the programme: Two Years (Four Semesters)
Mode of Selection: CUET Score
Sanctioned Strength: 51
Curriculum:
Ph.D. Commerce
Eligibility Criteria:

A consistently good academic record and possessing a Degree in Commerce / MBA or Post Graduation in Financial Economics / Econometrics / Statistics or Equivalent or ACA/ACS/CMA or M.Phil. in Commerce / Management / Financial Economics / Statistics obtained from a recognized University/Institute or Foreign University equivalent (approved by AIU).

Curriculum:
Dr. A. Vinodan

Dr. A. Vinodan

Associate Professor & Head

Contact

Email: vinodan@cutn.ac.in

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Dr. Velmurugan PS

Dr. Velmurugan PS

Associate Professor

Dr. S. Mahalakshmi

Dr. S. Mahalakshmi

Assistant Professor

Dr. Vilas

Dr. Vilas

Assistant Professor

Contact

Email: vilas@cutn.ac.in

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Dr. S. Sivaprakkash

Dr. S. Sivaprakkash

Assistant Professor

Infrastructure
  • Smart Classrooms
  • Department Library
  • Computer Lab
List of Mentor and Mentee
List of UGC – JRF qualified Research Scholars:
  • Ashitha T
  • Gagana D S
  • Johnson Clement Madathil
  • Arjun TP
  • Jyoti Ranjan Sahoo
  • Bikram Kishore Behera
  • PasupulaSivaiah
  • MuhammedSafwan
  • Ashique Ali
  • Sabirali
  • Thalhath P
  • ToffanSahu
Students Achievements
  • Ashique Ali K A – Ph. D Scholar: Bagged the best paper award in the 2 nd International Conference on Banking, Finance, and Business, organized by the College of Banking and Financial Studies, Muscat during March 15-16, 2023.
Students Activities
Scholars: 16
No. of Publications: 77
H-index of the Department: 6 (since 2020)
No. of Citations: 92
No of SDG/ESG Publications: 20

Head of the Department
Department of Commerce
Central University of Tamil Nadu
Thiruvarur – 610 005
Phone : +91-4366-277230
Email : hodcommerce@cutn.ac.in

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