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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 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 The Department 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 The Department is committed to the values of, (a) Life-long Learning, (b) Value-adding Research, (c) Accessibility and Affordability, (d) Collaboration and Community Development, (e) Diversity and Inclusiveness, and (f) Participatory Leadership.
Name of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce Year of Establishment 2005-06 Name of the Chairman Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce
Kuvempu University, Jnana Sahyadri, Shankaraghatta 577 451
(Shimoga District, Karnataka State, India)
Phone: +91(0)8282-256301, Fax: 08282-256262
Sl.No. Name Qualification Designation Area of Specialisation 1 Prof. Madegowda J M.Com, Ph.D Professor Accounting and Finance
Research Projects Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status Research Scholars 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 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 2 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 3 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 4 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 5 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 6 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 7 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 8 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 9 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 : Title Level Year Funding Agency Seminar: 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: 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: Contemporary Issues in Business Studies University Level Workshop 27/28-2-2016 Kuvempu University Training: UGC-NET, Paper - I For the students of the Department March 2012 Kuvempu University Crash Course: Spoken English For the students of the Department 8/10-9-2007 Kuvempu University Refresher Course: 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