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Department of PG Studies and Research in Commerce


With the objective of imparting quality education in the discipline of Commerce to the student community, Kuvempu University has established the Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce in June 2006. The Department has started offering M.Com programme from 2006-07. Further, the Department is offering Ph.D programme. Besides the Professor, eight guest lecturers are working in the Department. The Department regularly conducts seminars and workshop for the benefit of students and others besides the special lecture programmes arranged for the benefit of the students.

 

Vision Statement

The Department shall strive to become a Centre of Excellence in research and in developing the students for variety of challenging careers in all fields of the economy thereby contributing to the prosperity and development of the country.

Mission & Goals

The Department aims to provide a sustained interactive educational environment for students with emphasis on intensive academic activities coupled with adequate practical exposure through careful and systematic study of modern business and economy, and by pursuing both basic and applied research.

Core Values

  • Life-long Learning
  • Value-adding Research
  • Accessibility and Affordability
  • Collaboration and Community Development
  • Diversity and Inclusiveness
  • Participatory Leadership

Programms Offered

 
Sl No Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
1 M.Com CBCS Two Year (Four Semesters) Candidates with B.Com, BBM, BBA, or any other Degree in related area of Commerce or Management recognized by this University are eligible to apply for admission to M.Com programme. Admission is made on the basis of the final year (both fifth and sixth semesters) marks and the Reservation Policy of the Government. 50+50=100
2 Ph. D 3 - 4 years M.Com or MBFI. Other Post-Graduates are also considered if the topic is inter-disciplinary in nature, Admission is based on test (giving equal weightage to both the P.G M.Phil, JRF/NET/SLET/FIP and entrance %age and %age of marks in the entrance test).

Chairman

Prof. Venkatesh s

Year of Establishment

2006 (June)

Address

Department of PG Studies & Research in Commerce
Kuvempu University
Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta-577451
Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State, INDIA
+91(0)8282-256301
08282-256262
commerce@kuvempu.ac.in

Teaching Faculty of Commerce in Kuvempu University

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    Prof. Venkatesh s Professor and Chairman

    Qualification:M.Com., Ph.D,
    Area of Specialisation: Accounting and Finance

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    Dr. Prashantha . Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:M.Com, Ph.D, NET-JRF,
    Area of Specialisation: Finance and Marketing

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    Dr. Raghunandan G Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:MBA, NET, M.PHIL, Ph.D,
    Area of Specialisation: Marketing

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    Ms. Soundarya N shet Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:M.com,
    Area of Specialisation: Accounting and Finance

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    Ms. Vinutha N U Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:M.com, NET,
    Area of Specialisation: Accounting and Taxation

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    Ms. Nithyashree C A Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:M.com,
    Area of Specialisation: Accounting and Finance

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    Ms. Vidya Ghanti Guest Lecturer

    Qualification:MBA, NET,
    Area of Specialisation: Human Resource Management

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    Mr. Santhosh C.H Guest Lecturer

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    Area of Specialisation:

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    Ms. Sushma H.B Guest Lecturer

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    Mr. Somashekhar T.H Guest Lecturer

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Research Project of Commerce in Kuvempu University

Sl No Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status
1 A Study of Commercial Viability of State Road Transport Corporations in India University Grants Commission Prof. J. Madegowda - 6 Completed; Report is published Himalaya Publishing House
1 An Evaluation of Projects of Karnataka Urban infrastructure development Project in Karnataka University Grants Commission Dr. S. Venkatesh 0 0 Completed
Sl No Faculty Name of the Supervisor Name of the Ph.D. Scholar with Aadhaar number/Photo ID Mode of Ph.D. Registration Number Date of Registration Research Topic Likely date of completion of Ph.D Availing Fellowship Funding Agency of Fellowship
1 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Maruthi Kumar H Part Time 03 2012-02-15 A Study of Corporate social Responsibility Reporting Practices in India 2018-02-15 NO NA
2 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Vijaya B Part Time 05 2012-02-15 A Study of Higher Education Institutions in India with special reference to Financial Management 2018-02-15 NO NA
3 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Krupa V.D Part Time 09 2012-02-15 Working of Micro Financial Institutions in Karnataka with special reference to financial performance 2018-02-15 NO NA
4 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Pakeerappa B. Ani Part Time 112 2014-12-06 Management of Working Capital in Co-Operative Spinning Mills in Karnataka 2018-12-06 NO NA
5 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Pakeerappa B. Ani Part Time 112 0000-00-00 Management of Working Capital in Co-Operative Spinning Mills in Karnataka 0000-00-00 NO no
6 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Ramesh L Part Time 13 2013-12-25 A Study of Environmental Accounting Practices in Selected Indian Companies 2017-12-25 NO NA
7 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Ramesh L Part Time 13 0000-00-00 A Study of Environmental Accounting Practices in Selected Indian Companies 0000-00-00 NO Not applicable
8 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Ganesh HN Pai Part Time 240 2016-02-26 Management of Non-performing asset - A comparative study selected public and private sectors banks in India 2020-02-26 NO NA
9 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Ganesh HN Pai Part Time 240 0000-00-00 Management of Non-performing asset A comparative study selected public and private sectors banks in India 0000-00-00 NO Not applicable
10 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Shabarish N Part Time 241 2016-01-29 A study impact of asymmetric information about volatility on option pricing and trading 2020-01-29 NO NA
11 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Shabarish N Part Time 241 0000-00-00 A Study of Impact of Asymmetric Information about Volatility on Option Pricing and Trading 0000-00-00 NO Not applicable
12 Commerce Prof. Venkatesh s NAVEENA L 420036837426 Full Time 406 2018-03-28 An Evaluation of Government Health Insurance Schemes in Karnataka. 2021-03-28 YES OBC
13 Commerce Prof. Venkatesh s HEENA TABASUM550062522575 Full Time 438 2019-01-07 Savings and Investment Pattern of Workers in Organized and Unorganized Sector in Malnad Region - An Empirical Study 2023-01-07 NO no
14 Commerce Prof. Venkatesh s UMA S 276829901683 Full Time 439 2019-01-07 Pension Reforms and its Impact on Savings, Investments and Growth of Indian Economy 2022-01-07 YES OBC
15 Commerce Prof. Venkatesh s Megha H U Full Time 549 2020-02-11 Finance 2023-02-11 NO no
16 Commerce Prof. Venkatesh s Abhijith S Jain Part Time 551 2020-02-11 Finance 2024-02-11 NO no
17 Commerce Prof. Venkatesh s Shruthi R Full Time 557 2020-11-04 Finance 2023-11-04 NO no
18 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Anael Simon Mshindo Part Time 69 2014-04-29 Asset Liability Management - A Comparative Study of Selected Indian and Tanzanian Banks 2018-02-09 NO NA
19 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Anael Simon Mshindo Part Time 69 0000-00-00 Asset Liability Management A Comparative Study of Selected Indian and Tanzanian Banks 0000-00-00 NO Not applicable
20 Commerce Prof. Madegowda J Kalavathi K Part Time 734 2010-12-19 A Study of IFRS with special refernce to convergence of Indian Accounting Standards with IFRS 2017-12-19 NO NA

Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :

Seminar :

 
Title Level Year Funding Agency
Higher Education Conclave, 2016 National Level 30/31-3-2016 Kuvempu University
New Paradigms in Accounting and Finance National Level 26-5-2012 Kuvempu University
Emerging Issues in Accounting and Finance National Level 31-1-2010 Kuvempu University
Contemporary Issues in Banking, Finance and Insurance National Level 29/30-3-2008 Kuvempu University
Global Convergence on Commerce Education National Level October 28-29, 2007 ICAI (New Delhi) and The University

Workshop :

 
Title Level Year Funding Agency
Statistical Tools for Research in Commerce University Level four-day Workshop 11/14-3-2016 SRC, ICSSR,Hyderabad
Cost Accounting Standards University Level Workshop 12-10-2014 Kuvempu University
Research Methodology for Commerce Researchers Five-day South India Level workshop 11/15-8- 2012 SRC, ICSSR,Hyderabad
Restructuring of B.Com Curricula University Level Workshop 29-11-2010 Teachers’ Forum and Kuvempu University
University-Industry Interface University Level Workshop 11-3-2007 Kuvempu University

Symposia :

 
Title Level Year Funding Agency
Contemporary Issues in Business Studies University Level Workshop 27/28-2-2016 Kuvempu University

Training :

 
Title Level Year Funding Agency
UGC-NET, Paper - I For the students of the Department March 2012 Kuvempu University

Crash Course :

 
Title Level Year Funding Agency
Spoken English For the students of the Department 8/10-9-2007 Kuvempu University

Refresher Course :

 
Title Level Year Funding Agency
Refresher Course for Officers of Cooperative Federation of Karnataka Only for the officers of Cooperative Federation of Karnataka 2/3-5-2009 Cooperative Federation of Karnataka

Special Lectures

 
Topic Resource Person Year
UGC’s NET, Paper – I: Reasoning (including Mathematical) and Logical Reasoning Prof. Vasanth Kuman Pai K, Kuvempu University August 23, 24, and 27, 2016
Chi-square Test and ANOVA Test Smt. Suchitra, Davangere University 8-10-2016
Advanced aspects of e-commerce Prof. Paramashivaiah, Tumkur University 15-10-2016
UGC’s NET, Paper – I: Research Aptitude Dr. Poornananda, D. S, Kuvempu University 02-11-2016
UGC’s NET, Paper – I: Unit – VIII: Data Interpretation Dr. Gangaboraiah, Former Professor of Statistics, Kempe Gowda Institute of Medical Sciences, Bengaluru – 560 070 05-11-2016
Random Walk Theory and the Efficient Market Hypothesis Dr. Bheemanagouda, VSK University, Bellary 12-03-2016
International Working Capital Management Prof. T. Mallikarjunappa,Mangalore University 6-03-2016
Data Analysis using Excel Dr. Prasad Kulkarni, Global Business School, Hubballi 14-03-2016
Tally 10, SAP Theoretical Framework Dr. Paramashivaiah, Tumkur University 26-11-2015
Practical aspects of Tally 10, SAP Dr. Shashidhar, R, Tumkur University 26-11-2015
Research Aptitude (UGC NET, Paper – I) Dr. Poornanda, D. S, Kuvempu University 9-11-2015
Reasoning (UGC NET, Paper – I) Dr. Vasanthkumar Pai, Kuvempu University 5-11-2015
Risk Management Prof. T. Mallikarjunappa,Mangalore University 3-11-2015
Options – Pricing and Trading Strategies Sri. Shabarish, N, Christ University, Bengaluru 28-10-2015
Financial Derivatives Dr. Bheemanagouda, VSK University, Bellary 11-09-2015
Reasoning – Blood Relations Dr. Vasanthkumar Pai,Professor,DoS Industrial Chemistry,Kuvempu University 14-03-2013
Self-Development Dr. Y. P. Rao, Chair Professor, OB – HRM, National School of Business, Bangalore 17-10-2012
Research Aptitude Prof. T. Mallikarjunappa, Mangalore University 14-10-2012
Social Accounting Dr. R. L. Hyderabad, Karnatak University 14-10-2012
Information and Communication Technology Smt. Agnes, Proprietor,e-bytes Computers,Bhadravathi 3-11-2012
IFRS – Mergers and Acquisitions Prof. R. L. Hyderabad, Karnatak University 28-3-2012
Testing of Hypotheses Smt Suchitra, Davangere University 17-3-2012
Tally Smt Agnes, Proprietor, E-byte Computer, Bhadravathi 11-5-2011
JIT Purchase and Production Policy Prof. S. S. Hugar, Karnatak University 20-3-2011
WTO and India Prof. Tulasimala, University of Mysore 19-3-2011
Economic Reforms Prof. Srinivasa Gowda, Former Professor, University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore 15-3-2011
International Financial Management Prof. B. M. Jany, Saurashtra University, Rajkot 25-2-2008
Personality Development Sri Shadakshari, Managing Director, Ramanashree Group of Hotels, Bangalore 23-1-2008
Research Methodology Dr. Rajesh Kumar, V, Alliance Business Academy, Bangalore 9-12-2007
Financial Services Prof. Narayan, M. S. Ramaiah Institute of Management, Bangalore 27-11-2007
JIT Costing and Life Cycle Costing Prof. S. S. Hugar, Karnatak University 23-11-2007
Culture of Management Tomorrow Prof. Balagangadhara Rao, Ghent University, Belgium 24-10-2007
Testing of Hypotheses Prof. B. H. Suresh, University of Mysore 13/14-10-2007
Environmental Accounting and Brand Accounting Prof. R. L. Hyderabad, Karnatak University 2/3-12-2007
Service Taxes Prof. C. S. Basavaraj, Gulbarga University 01-12-2007
Contemporary Issues in Banking Sri Ravindra Kumar, General Manager, SBM, Bangalore 2/3-11-2007
Security Analysis and Portfolio Management Prof. T. Mallikarjunappa, Mangalore University 29-4-2007
How the Successful Persons developed their Career Prof. K. Chidananda Gowda, Former Vice Chancellor, Kuvempu University 27-4-2007
Management Information System Sri T. S. Balaram, Chief Engineer, KPTCL 27-3-2007
Brand Management and Advertising Agencies Prof. T. N. Sreedhar, Mangalore University 18-11-2006
Service Quality Prof. Nagabhushan, Former Professor, IIM, Banglore 31-08-2006