Commerce

The Department of Commerce established in 1948 is a leading centre of higher learning and research in the North Eastern Region. The Department also caters to the academic needs beyond the region, with its renowned faculty and the quality of teaching and also publishes a peer-reviewed journal annually. Many of the alumni of the Department have been able to establish themselves in high positions in national and international organisations and in society. Presently, the Department runs three parallel programmes viz. PhD, MCom and Five Year Integrated MCom.

Our objective has been to imbibe high moral values in the students for character building, to infuse a sense of responsibility in them and to prepare them to excel in the competitive business world.

 

Some of our responsibilities are

  • To impart instructions to the under-graduate and post-graduate students offering commerce as a course of study.
  • To play a stewardship role by the faculty members in guiding and helping the sister universities specially located in N.E. Region.
  • To pursue research and investigation in the field of trade and commerce for policy formulation and implementation.
  • To develop the teachers through refresher course, orientation programme and other faculty development programme
  • To develop ready to be employed business professionals.
  • To develop business scientists, researchers and consultants.
  • To develop entrepreneurial education/skills.
  • To develop teachers with core business competencies
  • To develop HR to act as think-tank for business development related issues.
  • To develop holistic managers with interdisciplinary knowledge.
  • To develop business philosophers to propagate social responsibility.

1. Post Graduate Programmes:

a) Name of the Programme: Master of Commerce(M.COM)

Specialisations: Group A. (Accounting and Finance) Group B: Management and Marketing


b) Duration of the Programme: 4-Semesters, 2-Years
c) Intake Capacity:66(sixty Six)

d) Admissin procedure: As per GU Rules

Download syllabus here

http://web.gauhati.ac.in/syllabus/home/postgraduate-courses/commerce

 

2.  Five Year Integrated M.Com Course

The Department had launched a Five Year Integrated M.Com Course from the academic session 2009-10. It is a full time course consisting of 10 semesters spread over five years comprising of both undergraduate and post graduate studies in commerce leading to the Bachelor of Commerce (Hons.) and Master of Commerce with specialization in Accounting & Finance / Management & Marketing to be awarded by the Gauhati University.

SALIENT FEATURES:

·         The course has inbuilt process of continuous evaluation of students’ performance under credit and grading system.

·         Student will be kept informed of their strong and weak points.

·         The class division into theory, tutorial and practical is rationally devised to develop students’ creativity.

·         The course is designed taking a holistic approach to study basic commerce and business subjects.

·         The Course covers almost all aspects of commerce and business education like accounting, business management, human resource management, marketing management, finance, statistics and computer to make it an Ideal Commerce Course.

·         The students will have the opportunities to learn, Computerized Accounting, E-Commerce and Business English and Soft Skills with practical training within the course.

·         A student shall have the discretion to opt out of the course after successfully completing B.Com. (Hons) degree. 

·         Placement through campus recruitment is initiated from time to time.

 

3. Research Programme 

  • Ø               PhD in Commerce 

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 MOUs

The Department had signed MOUs with Federation of Industries in North Eastern Region(FINER) and Indian Institute Of Entrepreneurship (IIE) for exchange of information, knowledge, training and research work.

 The course curriculum is inclusive of regular classroom training, case studies, presentation by students, group discussion , guest faculty lecture, summer internship, dissertation/Project work
Industry Aligned Pedagogy

The Department invites experts from various industry and organisation to exchange their expertise and knowledge in respective fields. Also projects works are carried out at various plants and industries by the students as a part of the course curriculum on a regular basis.

Department occasionally organizes Seminar, workshops, and Conferences.

The last seminar was held on 12th and 13th of May, 2017 on the theme “Building of an Effective Support System for Entrepreneurial Growth in North-East India, which was sponsored by ICSSR.The focus of the seminar was laid on the promotion and development of the entrepreneurs, coming from the different parts of the North Eastern Region of India.

Ø  A Faculty Development Programme on GST and Student Employability in collaboration with ICA Edu Skills Pvt. Ltd., Kolkata was held on 3rd Feb, 2017

 

Ø  A workshop on START-UP ASSAM INITIATIVE – PROMOTING ENTREPRENEURSHIP in collaboration with NSIC was held on 15th March, 2017 . The keynote address was delivered by Dircetor NSIC, Guwahati and Regional Manager, Punjab National Bank, provided valuable inputs for getting finance for start-ups. Local entrepreneurs shared their success stories and motivated the budding entrepreneurs for start-ups in Assam.

 

Department of Commerce
Gauhati University, Guwahati 781014, Assam
Phone : 
Email : commerce@gauhati.ac.in
Web   : gauhati.ac.in/commerce/commerce

Professor

Amrit Pal Singh
LLB (Gauhati) MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Management
spamrit@gauhati.ac.in
Aparajeeta Borkakoty [ Dean, Faculty of Commerce ] Head of the Department
MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Management
apara@gauhati.ac.in
Bhaskarjyoti Bora
LLB (Gauhati) MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Accounting
bhaskarjb@gauhati.ac.in
Hem Chandra Gautam
MA (in Economics, Gauhati) MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Accounting
hcgautam@gauhati.ac.in
Nayan Barua
LLB (Gauhati) MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Management
nayan@gauhati.ac.in
Padma Lochan Hazarika
MSc (in Mathematics, Gauhati) MSc (in Statistics, Gauhati) MA (in Economics, Gauhati) MPhil (in Mathematics, Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Statistics
plhazarika@gauhati.ac.in

Associate Professor

Prasanta Sharma
MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Accounting
prs@gauhati.ac.in
Santosh Kumar Mahapatra
MCom (Berhampur) MPhil (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Associate Professor
skmahapatra@gauhati.ac.in

Assistant Professor

Angana Borah
MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Marketing
angana.borah@gauhati.ac.in
Bonosree Bhuyan
MCom (Gauhati)
Management
bonosreebhuyan@gauhati.ac.in
Mahuya Deb
MSc (Gauhati) MBA (SMU, Ranchi)
Statistics
mahuyadeb@gauhati.ac.in
Saptadweepa Shandilya
MCom (Gauhati)
Marketing
sapta@gauhati.ac.in
Suparna Ghosh
MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Accounting
sghosh@gauhati.ac.in
Tilak Chandra Das
MCom (Gauhati) PhD (Gauhati)
Management
tilak@gauhati.ac.in
Upasana Borpujari
MCom (Gauhati)
Accounting
upasana@gauhati.ac.in

Associated Faculty

Saurabhi Borthakur
MCom (Gauhati)
Accounting
saurabhiborthakur@gauhati.ac.in
Siddharth Nayan Sharma
MCom (Gauhati) MBA (IBS, Hyderabad)
Finance
siddharth@gauhati.ac.in