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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 a Professor, eight guest lecturers are working in the Department. The Department regularly conducts seminars and workshop for the benefit of students and others along with the special lecture programmes arranged for the benefit of the students.
    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.
    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
    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
    Name of the Chairman      
    Prof. Madegowda J
    Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce
    Kuvempu University, Jnanasahyadri, Shankaraghatta - 577451
    Shimoga Dist., Karnataka State, INDIA
    Phone: +91(0)8282-256301, Fax: 08282-256262
    E-mail: commerce@kuvempu.ac.in
  • Programmes Nature & Duration Eligibility Intake
    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
    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).  
  • 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
    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
    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
    Contemporary Issues in Business Studies University Level Workshop 27/28-2-2016 Kuvempu University
    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