Department of Commerce


Commerce Department was started at Nizam College in the year 1940. Since then, B.Com Degree course has been offered in the department . In the year 1970, M.Com. Course was introduced at P.G.College, Basheerbagh. At the time, P.G.College, Basheerbagh, M.Com. Course with costing and Taxation specialization, was shifted to Nizam College, upgrading Commerce Department into a Post Graduate Department.In the year 1995, B.Com Vocational course in Foreign Trade Practices &Procedures was offered with the intake of 30 students. This course is offered as a self-financing vocational course leading to B.Com degree. It was funded by the UGC till 1998-99. The course is found to be the most popular among vocational subjects. The focus areas in this corse are on financing of foreign trade, shipping and insurance, Export-import procedure and documentation, and entrepreneurship. A large number of guest faculties drawn from various establishments offer extension/Guest Lectures. Final year students of this course have to write the ‘Project Report’ work based on 'On-the-Job-Training' during the summer vacation. Project report writing is taken under the guidance of the department of commerce.As shown below in the table form, there are total 388 students in the Department.Out of which 68 students are Foreign national students from the following countries : Ethiopia, Somalia, Iran, Jordan, Yaman,Oman, Kenya,Tanzania,Saudi Arabia and Maldives.B.Com E-Commerce was started in the year 1999-2000 with the intake of 30 students.Information Technology now being a part of everyday life a study of E-Commerce has become necessary.Learning E-Commerce is the new way of conducting, managing and executing business transactions and services through electronic media and telecommunication networks.The Department has developed an air-conditioned Commerce Computer Lab for all the students of B.Com and M.Com . This lab comprises of 40 systems, 01 Printer and software required to meet the requirements of B.Com. E-Commerce and all other Commerce courses.Audio-Visual equipment has been purchased and regularly used for effective teaching purpose. LCD Projector, Lap Top, OHP, TV, Scanner have been purchased for the department.Educational tours, on the job training , industrial visits, Port visits, Extension/Guest lectures are regularly arranged by the Department. In the year 1995-96, the department is upgraded, as a faculty of commerce and Head of Department is also the Chairman, Board of Studies. At present, the Department has 14 faculty members comprising of 2 professors, 2 Associate professors, 10 Academic Consultants, 02 part-time faculty and one lab programmer. The faculty has completed some major and minor research projects,undertaken 2 minor research projects (UGC-SERO and SAP), published several books and research papers in National and International professional journals.The department has been regularly organixing seminars, workshops, guest lectures, extension lectures and group discussions. The faculty has been presenting research papers in various National and International Conferences/Seminars. Faculty members are also the members of academic council and/or Governing Body membes of the affiliated colleges of Osmania University.The university faculty members are also guiding research students for M.Phil,Ph.D degree and many students are awarded degree. The main areas of research include Business Economics, Financial Management, Financial Institutional Investment, Cost & Management , Marketing Management, Industrial Economics, Banking , Real Estate and Services Management.In the year 2000-01, as per the approval of UGC, M.Com course was offered with the change in specialization, which is 'International Business' .Apart from the regular teaching, specialists in the areas of International Investment Management and Security Analysis & Portfolio Management are being invited from the local sources to give extension/guest lectures.


Faculty profiles »


Dr.T.Krishna Kumar Professor
Dr.M.Gangadhar Asso.Prof & Vice-Principal
Dr.C.V.Ranjani Asst.Prof & Head
Dr.K.Srinivas Asst.Prof
Dr.P.Srinivas Reddy Asst.Prof
Ms. Naveena Grape Kumari Asst.Prof(Contract)
Mr.P. Kishan Rao Asst.Prof(Contract)
Ms. P. P. Parameswari Asst.Prof(Contract)
Mr. G. Devender Asst.Prof(Contract)