Department of Commerce – Karaikal Campus

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About the Department

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.
About Head of Department
Dr. Amilan S
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Dr. S. Amilan is presently working as Professor in the Department of Commerce, Karaikal Campus of Pondicherry University. An alumnus of Loyola College, Chennai, completed M.Com. (Buainess Finance) Programme of Pondicherry University in the year 1995. He qualified for the UGC Lectureship cum JRF while pursuing his P.G. programme and earned his Ph.D. degree from Alagappa University, Karaikudi where he worked as a Faculty member for more than a decade. He has taught Finance and Economics courses for M.B.A(International Business) and M.Com. programmes and specializes in Portfolio Management and International Finance. He has more than 15 years of experience in guiding M.Phil. and Ph.D. scholars. Published research papers in peer reviewed journals and presented many research papers in national and International conferences. He has acted as resource person in various FDPs, Conferences and Seminars in higher educational institutions.

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Dr.V.Arulmurugan - Dr. V. Arulmurugan
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The Department has modernized infrastructure needed for the present day teaching and research. It is bestowed with a well stacked library in the campus having adequate number of text and reference books in Finance, Accounting and other business management disciplines. For the computational facility the students and the scholars are bequeathed with a Computer lab having internet facility. For teaching, wellfurnished class rooms with LCD projectors and internet connections are made available. The Centre is also facilitated with separate hostels for boys and girls, serving the needs of the students and scholars.
Commerce students from this Campus are employed in various leading Corporate Sectors as well as in various National Educational Institutions. Department would facilitate placement activities to bring Corporate Sectors for recruiting students

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