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.

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.


  • To equip student teachers with necessary skills and competencies for teaching commerce at higher secondary level.
  • To develop skill in analysing the content of higher secondary commerce text books.
  • To equip prospective teachers in developing teaching skills through micro teaching practices.
  • To develop the ability to use rubrics for quality assessment and become equipped for self and peer assessment.
  • To capacitate student teachers in designing lesson templates.
  • To provide training to student teachers for preparing innovative teaching learning materials.
  • To help the student teachers in adopting modern Innovative strategies for teaching Accountancy.
  • To conscientize the prospective teachers to become techno – pedagogue.
  • To enable the student teachers in designing digital texts and e-content in commerce disciplines.
  • To prepare the prospective teachers to act as a reflective practitioner.
  • To get acquainted with the principles and practices in feedback mechanisms.
  • To generate a professional aspiration among young generations by preparing them for competitive exams.

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 .

  1. Identified Relevant Problem areas in teaching and learning of commerce for practicums and field works
  1. Prepared Lesson transcripts using different models of teaching, constructive approach
  1. Prepared Achievement test and Diagnostic test in Accountancy and Business studies
  1. Utilized various web resources like Blogs, e-journals, educational dictionaries, encyclopedias for transacting curriculum
  1. Prepared and provided a course outline for the concerned course in the teacher education programme.
  1. Innovative teaching strategies like think pair share method, Barnstorming etc. were adopted for curriculum transaction.
  1. Compilation of PowerPoint presentation prepared by student teachers on concepts in commerce.
  1. Compilation of PowerPoint presentation on pertinent topic related to methodology and pedagogy of teaching commerce.
  1. Peer tutoring were arranged after college hours and during holidays
  1. Online tutoring sections were provided using g-talk
  1. remedial teaching for slow learners after college hours
  1. Created a class blog for uploading learning materials
  1. Organized a workshop on “Demonstration and fine-tuning of Micro teaching skills” for teacher Educations in commerce .
  1. Providing ideas for preparing innovative materials for teaching commerce.
  1. Organized Debate competition, quiz competition for student teachers and higher secondary school students.
  1. Oriented and Demonstrated Micro-teaching skills for student teachers.
  1. Students were provided ample opportunities for practicing Micro teaching skills.
  1. Collected MCQ’s on Business Environment, Banking and Business Management.
  1. Collected resources for preparing a Rank file on Commerce
  1. Collected resources for preparing Glossary on commerce, workbook for plus one and plus two business studies
  1. Eloquency Training Programme was organized in the commerce classroom to develop the eloquency skill of commerce student teachers.
  1. Assisted in the development and maintenance of student blogs.
  1. Ensured that TPCK – Techno Pedagogical Content Knowledge – was ingeniously integrated into the curricular framework through a range of activities that efficiently utilized technology.
  1. Demonstrated and put in practice a model for the teacher trainees by encouraging them to submit their assignments online.
  1. Led the development of individual class magazines at the school level, where the teacher trainees were appointed as practising teachers
  1. Initiated the development of a class library with books received as contributions from alumni and other well-wishers.
  1. Provided teacher trainees the basic information regarding the formulation of a brief research report and familiarised them with the steps involved through careful preparation and presentation of their practicum reports.
  1. Initiated pair work and group work activities in class with an intent to develop the trainees’ skills in cooperative learning and social productivity.