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Department of Commerce
The Department of Commerce was established on August 1, 2007 with the launch of its niche programme, BBM (e-Banking & Finance). The University started the department with the objective of imparting education along with training and research, focused on developing credible and competent professionals for banking and financial sectors in India and abroad.
The University approved two courses, BBM (Financial Markets) and BBM (Professional). BBM (Financial Markets) was introduced in the academic year 2011 and BBM (professional) in 2011. From the academic year 2013-14, the Department will introduce BBM (Logistics and Supply Chain) and M.Com (Logistics and Supply chain). For these programmes, apart from classroom learning, students will also be given practical exposure through frequent industry interactions and internship with reputed banks and financial institutions.
The curriculum has been designed by a distinguished team of faculty members combining academic excellence and real world experience with dedication and commitment. The outcome of this effort can be seen in the form of placements in reputed investment banks, financial services organisations, consultancies and commercial banks in India and abroad. The following infrastructure facilities support the teaching -learning process,
• State of Art classrooms with Audio Visual facility.
• Fully Fledged Computer Lab with internet facility.
• Departmental and Central library facilities with study /discussion rooms.
The department has attracted students from more than 16 countries and from all parts of India
The Department also attracts Diploma/Advanced Diploma holders in the area of Commerce and Management to join our BBM Programmes through Lateral Entry. The students will be directly admitted to the Second Year (III Sem).