The department was started in the year 2009. This is one of the Biggest Department in the college. Prof. Sarjapur Nataraj was the founder and a popular teacher has served the department as its head for five years. Now Dr. Ravikumar. R is serving as the head of the Department.

Academic Policy of Department:

a) To make the students learn profound concepts of Commerce and Management and experience the same in field study.

b) The student should be able to apply these concepts to different Activities.

c) To create interest and enthusiasm in applying various concepts and principles in day to day business transactions.

Department Overview:

The Department of Commerce, one of the oldest and largest departments of the University, believes in developing and nurturing global competencies in students through quality education, research and continuous innovation. It provides a proficient environment to nurture commerce professionals with a high level of knowledge and competence to effectively contribute to society with commitment and integrity. The department offers undergraduate courses like BCom, BCom (Honours) and BCom (Strategic Finance Honours); Master’s Programme in Commerce and Doctorate of Philosophy in Commerce. It also provides value-added professional programmes and certifications through recognised global bodies such as the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA), USA, Chartered Institute for Securities and Investment (CISI), UK and Insurance Institute of India (III). In recognition of excellence in the provision of higher education in the fields of financial services, CISI, UK awarded the University with the ‘CISI centre of Excellence Accreditation’, the only university outside the UK which has been conferred with this status. With a student strength of over 2600, the department ranks sixth in India and first in Bengaluru for Commerce education (The India Today-MDRA Survey 2021).