About Department of Commerce, Saurashtra University
The post graduate department of commerce and business administration was set up
on the University Campus from the beginning of the academic session 1979-1980.
It was inaugurated by Shri Umakant Pandit, the well known industrialist of
Saurashtra on August-1979
Dr.N.M.Khandelwal was former Head of the Department, followed by Dr.H.N.Agrawal.
They build up strong foundation of Academic Environment for Commerce Education.
At present, Dr.Daksha Pratapsinh is working as Head of the Department since 2006
Department is running M.Com (CBCS), M.Phil (CBCS) Ph.D. Programme. The M.Com.
Courses offer three Specialisation (1) Accounting and Taxation (2) Finance (3)
There are four semesters whole time course. Each semester consist five paper
including dissertation in final semester. There is 30:70 internal and external
ratio for examination.
M.Phil. course include three major papers (1) Research Methodology, (2)
Perspectives of Management (3) Banking and Finance, in first semester and in
second semester dissertation on respective area of Commerce, all functional area
of Management, Banking, Finance, Accounting etc. This is pre- Ph.D. Course
having Research Orientation. It is whole-time course.
The Department provides research guidance facilities to the candidate for
Ph.D.degree in Commerce. Total No. 96 Ph.D. Degrees were awarded to the research
students with different area of Commerce, Accountancy, Finance, Management,
Banking etc. Total Six faculty members are recognized as research supervisor for
Ph.D. programme. Department is organizing various Conferences, Workshops,
Seminar on regular basis. Department of Commerce have strong alumni. The
students were working in different position in Government, Non-government
Organization, Institutions and Corporation. .