The Department of Commerce, Karaikal Campus, Pondicherry University was established in 2007-08 at Karaikal to cater to the needs of the Karaikal region of Pondicherry Union Territory, as Karaikal is poised to become a trade centre with a port. It attracts students from different parts of India including Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, North Eastern States and the like. The Department offers Master of Commerce in Business Finance and Doctor of Philosophy in Commerce (Full Time and Part time).
The mission of the Department is to cater to the needs of corporate and public services, by inculcating conceptual and practical knowledge in the area of Commerce and to undertake research activities with social relevance, independent projects and consultancy services.
Lectures, Interactive sessions, case analysis, group discussions on contemporary themes, internship training & project work, career guidance & counselling, application of ICT, facilitating students’ participation in academic activities of universities and other institutions and guidance for UGC NET/SET aspirants are the other features of the department. The Department also has various students’ clubs such as Entrepreneurship Development Club, Business Quiz Club, Green Initiatives Club, to nurture the innate talents of the students so as to make them dexterous in business decision making and responsible corporate citizens of the country.
Vision and Message of Head of Department
Dr. Amilan S