Department of Commerce(Computer Applications)

About the Department

The Department of Commerce (Computer Applications) was started in 2007-08 with 30 students and 2 staff members. The department offers one UG course – B.Com. (Computer Applications) and nine Certificate courses namely, Accounting Practice, Computation of Income Tax, E- Commerce, Web Designing and E-Filing & XBRL, Internet applications, Photoshop, PHP and my SQL, Computer awateness for competitive Exams. The department conducts Personality Development Programme for the students every week to develop soft skills among the students. The department is also publishing ‘ARISE’- a Quarterly E- Magazine for circulation among the staff and students through email. Dr. S. Pasupathi, Associate Professor of Commerce, is the Coordinator. The department has a well equipped library and computer lab with internet facility. The Department is also organising Workshops, Seminars and Guest Lectures on current developments in the subjects periodically. Factory visits and educational tours are arranged by the departments regularly to provide exposure and experience. Group Discussion, Newspaper Reading Forum, ICT in Commerce Education, Commerce Quality Circle, etc. are salient features of the department. Real time Software Projects are done by the final year students.


To promote a global centre of excellence focusing on commerce education with computer applications


To prepare students with academic excellence and professional and computer skills in commerce to face global challenges.

Goals & Objectives:

To impart holistic commerce education with professional excellence and experience.

To educate students with computerized accounting knowledge, skills and training.

To provide students with computer knowledge, skills and applications for better employment career.

To enhance the value system in the environment of life training and character building education.

Courses Offered


B.Com(Computer Applications)

Certificate Courses

1. E-Commerce

2. Accounting Practice

3. Computation of Income-Tax

4. E-Filling and XBRL

5. Web Designing

6. Photoshop

7. PHP with MYSQL

8. Computer Awareness for Competitive Examinations


S.No Name Photo Designation Profile
1 Dr. S. Chandrasekaran Assistant Professor & Coordinator
2 Sri.R.Karthikeyan Assistant Professor
3 Sri.M.Mohan Assistant Professor
4 Dr.M.Premanantham Assistant Professor
5 Dr. P.Murugan Assistant Professor
6 Dr.R.Mohanraj Assistant Professor

Research Area:

Banking Services.

Library Book Details

S.No Book Name No.of Books
1 Tally 10
2 Mathematics 6
3 Ms Office 12
4 Statistical Method 13
5 Cost Accounting 13
6 Data Base 6
7 Accountancy 22
8 Banking 15
9 Management Accounting 10
10 Programming in ANSI C 36
11 Dictionary 10
12 Fundamentals Computer Books 56
13 Taxation 11
14 Business Economics 7
15 Business Communication 50
16 Competitive Exams 64
Total 341


Board of Studies – University Nominee (from 09-06-2021 to 08-06-2023)

Dr. P. Amarjothi

Assistant Professor

Department of Commerce

School of Business Studies

Madurai Kamaraj University

Madurai – 625 021


Commerce Association

Quiz Club

Software Development Club

Personality Development Association

Arise Magazine Club

Seminars & Workshops

The Department of Commerce (Computer Applications) and Department of Computer Science jointly organized a Two Day Workshop on “PHP & MYSQL” on 20th and 29th December 2015 in Collaboration with SMIT (A software development concern) Madurai. Sri M.Suresh Kumar, Director of SMIT, Madurai, was the resource person.

A two day workshop on “PHP & MYSQL” was organised for final Year B.Com (CA) Students on 28th and 29th December 2016. Sri.M.Suresh Kumar, Director, SMIT, was the resource person.

The Department of Commerce (CA) organized a Two Day Workshop on “Android Applications” on 1st &2nd February 2018 in collaboration with Elysium Academy Madurai. Sri.Senthil, Elysium Academy, Madurai, was the resource person.

The Department of Commerce (CA) organized a Two day workshop on “Networking” for II and III-B.Com (CA) Students on 29th September & 3rd October 2018 in collaboration with Elysium Academy Madurai.

✔ The Department of Commerce (CA) organized One Day Workshop on “PYTHON” for  III-B.Com (CA) Students on 9th August 2019.

Extension Activities

Public Awareness Programmme on Banking and Financial Schemes.

Handling Computer Subjects to the near by Government Girls School, Sholavandhan.

MOU signed

1. SMIT, Madurai.

2. Elysium Academy, Madurai.

Innovative Practices

ICT enabled teaching and learning

Group Discussion Method

Mini Projects

Conduct Online Test

Power Point Presentation

Best Practices

Field Visit/Industrial Visit

Case Study Method

Co-operative Learning

Consultancy Services

Vilimin Agarpathigal Store

Arise DTP Centre

Future Plans of the Department

Produce more professionals CA, CMA and CS.

To conduct more Entrepreneurship Development Workshop to Students..

To conduct more Career Oriented Software Workshop with Hands on Training .

Release of ARISE E-Magazine in Yearly wise.

To strengthen Institution-Industry Interaction with more MoUs to understand the corporate practice.

Notable Alumni

Mr.M.BALAKRISHNAN, Advocate Assistant,Madras High Court Branch, Madurai,Tamilnadu.

Mr. P.KARTHICK, Tax Consultant, Karthick & co Tax Consultancy, Tirupur & Coimbatore, Tamilnadu.

Mr.M.SHANMUGAVEL, Army Officer, 17 Madras, Gujarat