The Department of Commerce was started in the year 2000 to impart quality teacher education as well as social values for the overall development of students including character and personality. The department has succeeded in imparting serious education effectively. Teacher students of the department qualified various teacher eligibility tests like State Eligibility Test and National Eligibility Tests. The department also have valuable distinguished alumni. Within a span of 21 years the Department could establish itself as a center of excellence with focus on Commerce education, teaching and extension activities.
PREVIOUS MEMBERS OF STAFF
Smt.Sheeja R. was in charge of the department from 2009 to 2017.Dr. Renginy K.R took over the charge as Assistant professor in Commerce from 2018 onwards. She has been successful in keeping the student teachers abreast with latest methods of curriculum transaction.
The funds for conducting of the various activities of the department are provided by the University Grants Commission, Student association and the college.
Commerce optional is one of the optional subjects in the college. Students who hold Master’s Degree in Commerce are eligible for admission. Facilities in the classroom are exemplary for the students to work in the class as well as in the schools. The facilities provided in the classroom for students are:
Smart Class: The class is equipped with an Interactive White Board , Wi-Fi connection and projector. Students use the online resources for preparing notes as per the curriculum. Also it is used for preparing seminars, make presentations and also to teach various topics of B.Ed. curriculum.
Method Lab: A Method Lab is attached to the main classroom, where innovative strategies and methods are planned and designed for execution in the school classrooms. Different devices, learning aids are designed here. Besides, plan of action is started out which include both the individual and group work.
Notice Board cum Bulletin Board: There is a notice cum bulletin board in the class, which is utilized to display news items, day-to-day activities and contemporary news related to Commerce, which will be updated weekly.
Commerce Library: The classroom has a well-stocked library which contains books on commerce and education.Books are issued to students which have to be returned in three weeks. Besides books, educational CD’s are also stocked in the library which is used as reference to choose appropriate learning experiences during teaching. A stock register is maintained along with the issue register. Students are encouraged to use the library .