Department of Commerce & Management


The Department of Commerce and Management (DCM) was set up in the year 1976 with a vision to impart quality and value based education in the field of Commerce and Management . Over the years, this department has carved an enviable niche in the field of Commerce and management education in northern India and got Master of Commerce (M.Com) in 1999.The department also got Masters in Entrepreneurship and Family Business (M.E.F.B) in the year 2007. Nomenclature for M.E.F.B has been changed to M.Com (ENTREPRENEURSHIP AND FAMILY BUSINESS) from the session 2017-18. The department is proud to be the Alma Mater of a large number of Chartered Accountants and Company Secretaries in the region. The department has been providing faculty, infrastructure and administrative help to local chapters of ICSI and ICAI. The department has been declared as “Star Department” By UGC.

  • The Commerce department has been ranked 23th by India Today Group-MDRA Best colleges Survey , 2021
  • The BBA department got 18th rank by India Today Group-MDRA Best colleges Survey , 2021
  • The Commerce department has been ranked 19th by India Today in Best Commerce Colleges 2020 in India.
  • The BBA department has been ranked 18th by India Today in Best BBA Colleges 2020 in India.
  • The Commerce department has been ranked 18th by India Today in Best Commerce Colleges 2020 in India.
  • The BBA department has been ranked 18th by India Today in Best Commerce Colleges 2020 in India.
  • The college got 18th rank among the ranking of India Today: 100 Top Best Commerce Colleges 2017 in India.
  • The BBA department has got 9th Rank by Times BBA Education: Top 75 BBA Institute Ranking 2017.
  • The college got first rank among the ranking of City Wise: Best Commerce Colleges 2016.
  • The Commerce department has been ranked 29th by India Today in Best Commerce Colleges 2016 in India.
  • The BBA department has been ranked 12th by India Today as India’s best BBA colleges 2016 in India.
  • The Commerce department has been ranked 22nd by India Today in Best Commerce Colleges 2015 in India.
  • The BBA department has been ranked 10th by India Today in Best BBA Colleges 2015 in India.
  • The College got 28th rank among the ranking of “India’s Best Commerce Colleges 2013”.
Name of the Course Duration No. of Seats Eligibility Admission Criterion
*Ph.D (Commerce) As per PU University Rule Contact Department As per PU University Guidelines As per PU University Guidelines
PG Degree Courses
Master of Commerce 2 years 80(2 Unit of 40 each) A B.Com. / B.B.A. or equivalent degree. Merit Basis
Master of  Commerce (Entrepreneurship & Family Business) 2 years 40 A Bachelor/Masters degree in any discipline with not less than 50% marks in aggregate. Through C.E.T by P.U. +Merit (50% CET + 50% exam)
PG Diploma Courses
Post Graduate Diploma in Marketing Management 1 year 60 A Bachelor/ Post Graduate degree in any discipline with at least 45% marks in aggregate. Merit Basis
Post Graduate Diploma in Personnel Management & Labour Welfare 1 year 60 A Bachelor/ Post Graduate degree in any discipline with at least 45% marks in aggregate. Merit Basis
UG Degree Courses
Bachelor of Commerce 3 years 350(5 Units of 70 Each) 10+2, merit for the purpose shall be determined on the basis the score of a candidate as follows: 1) Percentage of marks in the qualifying examination. 2) Add score of 4 for each of the subjects passed (Commerce, Accountancy, Economics, Mathematics, Statistics, Computers or any vocational subject under commerce stream) not exceeding 16 in total. The score is to be added even if the papers are an additional paper. Merit Basis
Bachelor of Business Administration 3 years 120+40* (3 Units of 40 Each) (Subject to the approval of Panjab University) I) 10 + 2 exam with at least 50% marks OR ii) Any other examination with 50% marks, recognized by the Syndicate as equivalent to (i) and passed in the subject english Merit Basis
**B.VOC(RETAIL MANAGEMENT) 3 years 50 passed the +2 examination (any stream) under 10+2+3 system of education of a recognized University/Board/Council or any other examination recognized by Panjab University Merit Basis
**B.VOC(LOGISTICS MANAGEMENT) 3 years 50 passed the +2 examination (any stream) under 10+2+3 system of education of a recognized University/Board/Council or any other examination recognized by Panjab University Merit Basis

Five Career Oriented Courses with three stages of Certificate Course, Diploma and Advanced Diploma:

  • Advertising and Sales Management
  • Computer Based Accounting
  • Event Management
  • Travel & Tourism
NCCMP (NSE Certified Capital Market Professional) Short term course 4-6 Months Minimum Requirement is 10+2 pass. Entry is open for both students as well as working professionals having atleast one year experience.
*The commerce department got Research Centre in the year 2018. Total Number of students enrolled for Ph.D (Research Centre) in Commerce is 8 till 2020-21. **The programme provides an option of multiple exit points at the end of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd years.
  • Memorandum of Understanding with University if Fraser Valley, British Columbia, Canada.
  • Memorandum of Understanding with Normady Business School, France.
  • B.Voc.(Retail Management) in collaboration with Future Retail Ltd. and Metro Cash and Carry Pvt. Ltd.
  • NSE Certified Course, NCCMP of 4-6 months duration.

Enlightened faculty members are the real asset of the department.. There are 26 Ph.Ds, 6 M.Phils and 2 LLBs in the department. The faculty members are professionally competent and highly dedicated. They are ever willing to update their knowledge and adopt innovative techniques to make teaching learning experience really enjoyable. They have made outstanding contribution to bring about changes in the curriculum design keeping in view the terms of flexibility, modularity and standardization of the course.

Name & Email No. of publications (with ISSN NO.) No. of books with ISBN no. No. of oral/ poster presentation No. of conferences seminar attended Webinars Attended Workshop Attended Refresher/ Orientation courses attended Area of specialization
Dr. Rajiv Behl 6 15  7 2 1 OC 3 RC Banking & Finance
Dr. Meru Sehgal 5 12  9 4 1 OC 2 RC Management, Merchant Banking & Costing
Dr. Monica Sachdeva 9 3 9 15  14 3 1 OC 2 RC 18 FDP Finance & Marketing
Dr. Yash Pal Taneja 16 1 14 26  5 6 1 OC 3 RC 6 FDP Accounting & Finance
Dr. Amit Mohindroo 4 2 5 2 1 OC 2 RC 2 FDP Taxation
Dr. Meenu Gupta 10 10 15 21  25 5 1 OC 3 RC 5FDP Finance & Banking
Dr. Diksha Kakkar 15 5 23 23  22 5 1 OC 2 RC 4 FDP Accounting & Corporate Governance
Mrs. Rinkey Priya Bali 6 4 8  6 1 1 OC 3 RC 2 FDP Management and Finance
Dr. Mani Parti 6 18 20 25  18 7 1 OC 3 RC, 2 STC 5 FDP HRM and OB
Dr. Sumeet Kaur Sibal 3 9 18 37  12 11 1 OC 1 RC 1 0FDP Finance & Banking
Dr. Savita Singal 12 1 13 18  7 5 1 OC 2 RC , 1 STC 7 FDP Management & Law
Dr. Kapil Dev 14 2 6 8  2 4 1 OC 1 RC 1 FDP Accounting & Finance
Dr. Monika Mittal 11 3 22 25  12 9 1 OC 3 RC 8 FDP Banking & Finance
Dr. Geeta Sharma 15 1 14 11  3 2 1OC 1 RC , 3 FDP Finance & Marketing
Ms. Anupriya Bhardwaj 7 11 9 2 1 OC , 2 RC 2 FDP Management & Law
Dr. Nidhi Grover 9 13 3  – 5 1 OC Finance
Mr. Sureet Singh 8 1 Chapter 4 7  – 3 1 OC 2 FDP Marketing & Income Tax
Dr.Shallu Sharma 15 1 17  16 2 1 OC , 2 RC 7 FDP Law
Ms.Monika Khindri 17 02 12 15  62  07 1 OC 3RC 12 FDP Finance
Dr. Nidhi Choudhary 12 6  10  4 1 OC , 3 FDP Management
Ms. Jyoti Jindal 09 01 02 01  10  — 1 OC, 2 FDP Finance
Ms. Sheetal Sharma 05 03 17 17  10 02 1 OC , 2 FDP HRM, Marketing
Ms.Menka Goswami* 11 3 chapters 13 12  6 3 4 FDP Marketing and HRM
Dr. Vinckle G Singh* 5 1 1 7  8 6 5 FDP Marketing, Management
Ms. Gurjeet Kaur* 1 1 1 1 HRM
Ms. Malvika Walia* 7 2 Chapter 1 4  –  2 HRM
Ms. Harsimran Kaur* 2 4 5 5 3 Accounting
Ms. Pooja Aggarwal* 1 2 and 1 Chapter in Edited Book 5 8  2 10 Accounting
Ms.Vanshika* 2 Marketing
Mr. Ankush* 4 7  2 1 1 FDP Marketing
Ms. Palvika Goyal 3  6 2 FDP  Strategic Management
Ms. Sukhpreet Kaur* 5  8 8 4 FDP Accounting And Finance
Dr. Agrim Verma* 8 24 26  10 3 2 RC, 10 FDP General Management
Ms. Mridul Trikha 3 3  6 3 FDP Marketing
Ms. Milli Arora* 2  4 1 1 FDP HRM
Ms. Ms Sanya Ahuja* 1  4 1 FDP HRM
Ms. Priyanka Dhiman* Marketing
Mr. Sumit Singla* 2 3  3 4 Banking
Ms. Aarti Sharma* 1 1 1 Finance
Ms. Jasleen Saggu* Marketing
Ms. Guneet Chawla* Marketing
Ms. Chahat*  5 Marketing
Ms. Sonhal Mehta* 2 3 Chapters 1 1  10 3 4 FDP  Banking and Finance
Ms. Tania Thakur* Marketing
Ms. Ms. Jasvin*  —  Marketing
Ms. Kirandeep*  5 2 Marketing
Mr. Karan Gandhi*  5 2 Accounting & Finance
*Adhoc and Guest Faculty for Session 2020-21

The department has launched its Referred bi- Annual Journal “Vanijya Manthan” in the year 2014 with ISBN No. 2350-0719

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Apart from classroom teaching our faculty members are also engaged in research work.

Sr. No. Name of Faculty Project Title Duration Amount Funding Agency
1 Dr. Ajay Sharma A Study of position, competitiveness, prospects and transformation of higher education institutions situated in Panjab & Chandigarh in light of Liberalization, Privatization and Globalization 2 Years Rs. 65000 UGC, New Delhi
2 Dr. Diksha Kakkar (Department of Commerce) Nurturing Spiritual Capital in Management Education: An Empirical Investigation 1.5 Years Rs. 1.50 lakhs UGC, New Delhi

The large number of students of the department have been placed at various reputed companies. the companies visited at the campus are Infosys technologies IBM Banglore, Indusind Bank, WIPRO technologies , HDFC Bank, IBM India, Bharti Airtel, Bank of America, Godrej & Boycee, South Indian Bank, Catholic Syrian Bank etc.Moreover, Deloitte inc., ICICI bank, L&T Constructions, South Indian Bank, BYJUs among others visited for placing commerce and management students. More than 100 students from commerce department got placed.

ICT Facilities such as LCD and Digital Projectors, Smart Boards, OHP machines, computers with internet facilities
Available Subject Books in UG Library & PG Library 14426
Available Journals 11 hard copy journals and 6000 e-journals
Number of Books through INFLIBNET & EBSCO 97000
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
A Multidisciplinary Webinar on “Plastic: Invest or Divest? A Socio-Techno-Commercial Dilemma” organized by P.G. Department of Commerce & Management, GGDSD College, Chandigarh . Mr. Avinash Kumar Singh 7 June, 2020
HR Conclave: New Recruiting Technologies Mr. C S Sudheer, CEO,; Mr. Kenneth Jeyseelan R B, Assistant Vice President-HR, TCS; Mr Collin Bruno, HR Talent Acquisition, HCL Technologies; Ms Julie Krubhavathi, Senior Manager-HR, EC Group Datasoft (P) Ltd; Mr Vinoth Kumar, HR-Manager,
Mcwane India (P) Ltd; Mr Debasis Satpathy, General Manager-HR, NBCC; Mr Vijayan KA, Head Academic Operations and Mr. Anand Babu , Senior Manager, ICT Academy and Dr. K L Dhingra, Director, PMLSD Business School.
12 December, 2020
Webinar on Financial Awareness: A key to Financial Wellbeing Sh. Suryakant Sharma Ex DGM SEBI& Mutual Fund consultant North Region (at present) and Sh. Nitin Joshi Vice President, NSDL 28 May , 2021
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
Workshop On Investment In Security Markets Under Its Job Shadowing Programme Mr. Manish Galhotra, Competent Finman 16 Nov 2019
Industry Lecture cum Interaction Programme on “Supply Chain Management & Retail Management” Mr. Sanjiv Gupta, HR Head in Isuzu Limited (formerly Swaraj Mazda) as well as in Mahindra and Mahindra LTD. 15 Nov, 2019
Lecture cum Interaction Programme on “Corporate Tax Planning ’’ Mr Ankur, Chartered Accountant and Eminent expert in Corporate Tax Planning 7 Nov, 2019
Virtual Panache 2020-The commerce and Management Fest Dr. Sumit Aggarwal, CEO, Soberbio Consulting, specialized in Digital Business Models and Valuations 1 June, 2020
Name of the Activity Date
The PG department of Commerce and Management organized a seminar on “Social Thinking” in association with IIM Calcutta Innovation Park and The Tata Group 4 June, 2018
Panache-The Commerce and Management Fest was organized 26 February, 2019.
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
Talk on Entrepreneurship Mr. Sameer Gupta, Chairman and, MD Jakson Group, Chairman CII NR Committee on Entrepreneurship and Innovation. Mr. Hridesh Madan, Co- Chair of the session, Director, Yi Himachal Pradesh 16th January 2018
Goods and Services Tax (GST) ICAI, Chandigarh Branch. ICAI, Chandigarh Branch. CA Ranjeev Dahuja, Berkeley Industries. CA Rakesh Khanna, GST Expert. 20th January, 2018
Talk cum Interactive Session on Indian Financial System: Working And Functioning Of RBI Sh. J.L.Negi , Banking Ombudsman and Chief General Manager, RBI 8th February 2018
Panache Mr.Rakesh Popli, Director Higher Education UT Administration. Mr. Deepak Kapur, Chairman of University Business School, Panjab University 21st February , 2018
Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit Mr Hirdesh Madan (Co-chair, Yi Himachal Pradesh and Director, Mind Tree Education Pvt Ltd), Mr Mind Tree Education Pvt Ltd), Mr Vivek Atray (IAS Retd.Author and Motivational speaker), Mr AR Singh (Director Drish Shoes), DNV Kumara Guru (Director – External Relations, Indian Business School), Dr Rakesh Kumar Sharma (Former Director – MHRD and Former Registrar ,IIT Delhi),Dr YP Kathuria (Faculty IIT Bombay and Mr Rajesh Saboo (Chairman, CII HP state Council and Director ) were there along with Mr Rajesh Guleria (Chairman,Entrepreneurship and Innovation Summit and Director- Enviro Enterprises Ltd). 26th & 27th February, 2018
Reforms to Transform India Prof. Hardeep Singh, Chairman, Dept. Of Computer Science, GNDU, Amritsar. Prof. Sanjay Kaushik, Honorary Director, ICSSR, Chandigarh and Prof. Manoj K. Sharma, Fellow, P. U., Chd 27th March 2018
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
Debate Competition Ms Kanchan Pathania 4th Nov, 2016
Guest Talk On Corporate Governance In Developing Economies_ A Case Of India In Global Scenario Dr.Himachalam Dasaraju, Senior Fellow ICSSR And Professor Emeritus, Sri Venkateshwara University 22nd Sept, 2016
IYF (International Youth Fellowship)Mind Cultural Camp Mr. Oh Sung Gyun, Secretary (Education), IYF 28th Aug, 2016
Tedx Progressive Bureaucrats And Entrepreneurs 20th Aug, 2016
Aaghaz Fresher 4th Aug, 2016
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Guest talk on “Goods and services Tax Mr. Kumar Gaurav Dhawan, IRS, Joint commissioner. 8th Feb, 2016.
Workshop on Automation system in Education sector Experts from TCS 18th Feb – 20th Feb,2016.
Panache 2016 Mr. Anurag Aggarwal, IAS and RJ Pankaj 22nd Jan-23rd, 2016
IYF Mind Cultural Camp South Korea Collaboration 15thSep-17th Sep, 2015
TEDX Vivek Atray, Motivational Speaker and Vikram Sridhar, Actor, Wildlife Enthusiast, Philanthropist 22nd Aug, 2015
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
Seminar on the topic “Learning to Export” Mr. Jaspal, Asstt. Director General Foreign Trade, Ministry of Commerce, Govt. Of India and Mr. Sanjay Malhotra, Member Corporate Advisor Board, Trident Group 19th Feb,2015
You Can Win, Motivational Mr. Shiv Khera 23rd Jan, 2015
Fest O’ Comm Commerce Fest 28th – 29th Nov,2014
Industry Interface for students Mr. Bharat Dalal, NDTV Profit Fame 30th Oct, 2014
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
Prof. (Dr.) Subhash Memorial lecture on “Ethics in Governance” Dr. Gurmohan Singh Walia, Vice Chancellor, Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib 31st Aug. 2013
Aghaaz Dr. Karamjeet Singh, Professor, University Business School and Honorary Director of the Academic Staff College, Panab University, Chandigarh 14th Aug. 2013
Seminar on An Investor Awareness Programme on “Potential of Capital Marketsm Mr. Rajeev Shukla, AGM, SEBI, Chandigarh Office and Mr. Raman Kalra, Assistant Manager, NSE, Delhi 22th Nov., 2013
Seminar on “Carrier Opportunities in Financial Markets Mr. Rahul Chadha, Manager, National Stock Exchange of India 6th Dec, 2013
National Seminar on Business Growth and Corporate Sustainability Prof. Ashok K. Vijh, Distinguished Scientist and Prof. L. K. Bansal, Dean Research, Panjab University and Chairman USOL, Panjab University 17th Jan, 2014
PANACHE-Management Fest Mr. Sandeep Hans, Director Higher Education, Director Technical Education, UT, Chandigarh and Dr. Parwinder Singh, Controller of Examination, Panjab University, Chandigarh 24- 25th Jan, 2014
Workshop on Economic Environment For Business in India Reforms and Challenges Professor Upinder Swahney, PU, Chd 28th Jan, 2014
Stress Management: About anxiety and its effects on students. Mr. V.K. Kapoor, Former IPS officer. 21st Feb, 2014.
Name of the Activity Resource Persons/Chief Guests Date
National Seminar on Educational Reforms: Challenges and Strategies Prof. Arun Grover(VC,PU), Prof. Sudhanshu Bhushan (Head, dept of Higher and Professional Education, National University of Education Planning and Administration, New Delhi), Prof. A.K.Vashisht(Chairman, UBS), Prof.Vijay Kaushal (ICDEOL,HPU) Prof. G.S.Bhalla(Deptt. Of Commerce, HPU), Prof. Manu Sood(Chairperson, Dept. of Commerce, GNDU). 9th Feb., 2013
Talk on Revised Schedule VI, Value Added Tax and Service Tax CA Amarjit Chopra, CA Alok Gupta Krishan and CA Atul Gupta from ICAI, Chandigarh branch) 6th July, 2012
Guest lecture on Life of a graduate AISEC, Kal Korff, Director at Hour-Daily Post. 29th Aug,2012
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National seminar on “Economic Reforms: An Unfinished Agenda” Mr. Vijayendra kumar, IAS, MD, Haryana Agro Industries, Prof Raj S Dhankar, Dean, Faculty of Management Studies, DU Justice Mr. Kamaljeet Singh, Mr.Rajeev Bajaj Chairman, NIRC of ICSI, Mr. Rajinder Jain, FCS, Former Chairman, ICAI, Chd., Prof. Deepak Kapoor, PU, Regional Centre, Ludhiana 11th Feb, 2012
Guest talk on Income Tax CA. P.V Jain Former Chairman, ICICI Chandigarh 28th Nov, 2011
Lecture on Scope and Process of Consumer Research Mr. Pura Singh Research Scholar, University Business School, Panjab University, Chd. 17th Sep, 2011
Talk on Innovative Branding Mr. Sumit Gupta, Assistant Manager, Hindustan Times 26th Aug, 2011

The Post graduate department of commerce and management organized the second edition of Virtual Panache 2021 on 9 June, 2021, which besides witnessing enthusiastic participation from students here, also saw students from various cities in India and even abroad vying for the top prizes. The faculty and students of commerce and management proudly carried forward its promising legacy of 21 years and presented a plethora of competitions ranging from Business Strategy, Business Crisis, Business Quiz to Virtual Stock Trading, Business Tagline and Music Competition.

  • Adoption of B.R.Ambedkar school at Naya Gyon.
  • Donation of departmental benches at Govt. school.
  • Students are actively participating in different NGO’s like I M STILL HUMAN, ASHRAY, ROTRACT, Spirit India, Yuvsatta etc.
  • BBA club Social Incentive at Bapu Dham Colony, Chandigarh
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