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LPG and WTO has changed a lot in the business and economic environment and promote many countries to expand their business across the borders and it has been open their doors to foreign investment, integration of international capital market; allow various countries to compete on the same economic platform etc. However this environment encouraged business communities to expansion in the economic activities which turn to the enormous increase in the demand for Commerce Graduates and Post-Graduates. In order to utilize this opportunity properly and by assuming social responsibility of providing access to higher education in Commerce to more number of students, and to train them to meet the demands of the changing economy, the Kuvempu University has started the Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce at Jnana Sahyadri, at the headquarters of the University during the academic year 2006-07. To diversify its academic programmes to sustain and maintain the growth of Business Education, the Department introduced, a new P. G Programme, Master of Banking, Finance and Insurance from the academic year 2007-08, to make use of the vast employment opportunities generated by the Service sector in the Post-LPG and Post-WTO era.
Name of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce Year of Establishment 2012-13 Name of the Chairman Prof. J. Madegowda Name of the Co-ordinator Address of the Department Department of Post-Graduate Studies and Research in Commerce
Kuvempu University, Post-Graduate Centre
B H Road, Kadur, Chikmagalur Dist. Karnataka State, India)
Phone: +91(0)8267-221655, Fax: 08267-221655
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Research Projects Sl.No. Title Funding Agency Principal Investigator Co-Investigator Amount Status Research Scholars Sl.No. Name Title of Thesis Research Type Guide
Workshops/Seminars/Conferences organized and Funding Agency :
Within a short span of few years, the Department has arranged/organized a number of special programmes/activities, besides the regular academic works, for the benefit of students and others. During this period, the Department organized three National Level Seminars (one on, Global Convergence on Commerce Education; second one on, Contemporary Issues in Banking, Finance and Insurance (both two days each); and the third one on, Emerging Issues in Finance, Banking and Insurance (one day); and four Workshops (one on, University-Industry Linkages; second one on, Designing of new P.G programme viz., Master of Banking, Finance and Insurance; third for the Revision of B. Com Curricula and the fourth one for the officers of Karnataka State Co-operative Federation, Bangalore), more than two dozen Special Lectures, two short-term Courses on Critical Reasoning and Spoken English, etc for the benefit of the Students and others.
Title Level Year Funding Agency Seminar: 1. Global Convergence on Commerce Education National Level October 28-29, 2007 ICAI (New Delhi) and The University 2. Contemporary Issues in Banking, Finance and Insurance National Level March 29-30, 2008 University 3. Emerging Issues in Financial Sector National Level January 31, 2010 University Workshop: 1. University-Industry Linkages Regional Level March 11, 2007 University 2. Designing the Curricula for the new P.G programme, MBFI University Level December 30, 2006 University 3. Restructuring of B.Com Curricula University Level August 29, 2009 University 4. Regulations governing P. G Programmes under Choice Based Credit System University Level August 7, 2009 University Placements:
A Placement Cell has been established to train and place the students in different institutions/organizations including Public and Private Sector Undertakings and Multi-national Corporations. The Department has invited a number of experts from different industries and institutions to deliver lectures and to train the students. The focus of all these programmes, amongst others, is on the overall development of students including Soft Skills which is one of the qualities the Students should possess. The Department is proud to state that more than 75% of the students of every batch have been placed in different institutions/organizations.