Master of Commerce
Popularly known as M.Com is a Post-Graduate programme for the students who completed their Graduation in Commerce. The Master of Commerce typically requires two years of full-time study. The syllabus is concentrated on one subject area such as Accounting, Business Management, Corporate Governance, Finance, Human Resource Management, Actuarial Science, Economics, Statistics and Marketing or Supply Chain Management. M.Com degree serves as a basis for further advanced studies in areas such as Ph.D. and M.Phil degree in Commerce. Students have the opportunity to select their specialized subject in the final year in any one field of commerce such as Taxation, Statistic, Marketing, Banking, Accounting & Finance and Insurance etc. Study of M.Com Post Graduation Degree will help the students to acquire in depth knowledge in Commerce, Management and Economics as a whole.
Advantages or Benefits of Master of Commerce Degree
- M.Com Master Degree serves as a foundation for further Advanced Studies and Research in this area such as Ph.D. and M.Phil. Degree in Commerce.
- M.Com graduates can choose for further advanced studies and career in different specializations of Commerce such as in Statistics, Taxation, Accounting & Finance, Banking, Insurance etc.
- M.Com graduates can choose research job in different fields of India’s national security problems including the international relations, geostrategic, geopolitical, socio-economic, tactical aspects of war, etc.
- Commerce enables a Master’s graduates for a wide range of careers dealing with the flow of money, from accountant to investment banker, money manager to personal finance consultant.
- After Master’s degree in Commerce, a student can apply for the UGC-NET or JRF exam. After these exams, they can go for teaching or research area.
General Instructions about M.Com Course
Eligibility for the course:
- A candidate who has passed Three Years Under Graduate Programme in Commerce from any UGC recognized University is Eligible to take admission for M.Com
- The students from other Universities Except Karnatak University, Dharwad should produce Eligibility Certificate from Karnatak University, Dharwad before taking their admission for M.Com.
- Any Non–Commerce students are not eligible to take admission to M.Com.
University Quota : 15
Management Quota : 15
Total : 30
Duration of the Course :
The duration of the M.Com course ( Semester System ) shall be of two academic years consisting of two semesters in each academic year and each semester shall have a minimum of 16 weeks of instructional work. However the candidate shall complete his/her PG within six years from the date of admission to the first semester of the degree course. No candidate shall be permitted to appear for the examination after the prescribed maximum period as specified by the University guidelines.
Medium of Instructions :
The medium of instruction shall be in English as well as Kannada for the benefit of rural students.
Scheme of Examination :
The University shall conduct the examination after the conclusion of every semester. The composition of Theory/Practical and IA for each paper shall be 80% and 20% of marks respectively. The examination shall be conducted by the University at the end of each semester during the month of Nov/Dec for Odd semesters and in the month of April/May for even semesters.
Internal Assessment :
Each paper of 100 marks shall carry 20 marks IA . Out of the 20 marks , 10 shall be for the semester Internal tests and remaining 10 shall be for assignments / class records / skill developments.
In each semester two internal tests shall be conducted for the award of IA marks and each of one hour duration for a maximum of 20 marks reduced to 10 marks later. The average of two tests for 10 marks shall be taken into account as final IA marks.
A Student shall attend not less that 75 %of the total number of classes (including theory and Practical ) actually held in each semester. The shortage of attendance of those students who have attended 65% and above but less than 75% may be condoned by the University on the payment of condonation fee as prescribed by the University from time to time.
If a student represents his / her Institution / University / Karnataka State / Nation in Sports / NCC / NSS / Cultural or any other officially sponsored activities , he/she shall be permitted to claim attendance for actual number of days participated , subject to a maximum of 20 days in a semester based on the recommendation of the Head of the Institution concerned.
The college is located adjacent to the Hubli-Dharwad highway near KMF with ample bus facilities . The campus is free from noice and air pollution and also it is located far away from traffic hazards. The campus is filled with greenary and fresh air which create a good environment for the students to study and gain knowledge.
The class rooms, Computer lab and Auditorium are spacious having natural lighting facility and are well ventilated.
Teaching Staff :
The College is having a very good and result oriented teaching staff that are well qualified and experienced. Every effort will be made to take personal care of the students. Lecturers are available for the students after college hours for clearing their subject related queries. Apart from academics the teaching staff also encourage the students for extra curricular activities like sports & various cultural events.
The college has a spacious and voluminous library with good collection of reference books and study materials along with National & international Journals and general knowledge books. The students are provided with a reading room where they can prepare for their studies. A special section has also provided for the students who are preparing for competitive and professional courses like CA , CS ,ICWAI and Banking related entrance examination.
Computer Laboratory :
The college is having a very well equipped computer laboratory with computers connected to broadband internet . The computer lab is having all the latest updated softwares as recommended by Karnatak University for commerce colleges.
Ladies Room :
The college is having a separate ladies room for girl students with attached toilet and bathroom, where they can take rest & have privacy.
Play Ground and Sports :
As physical activities are also important for the development of the students the college is having a big playground for outdoor sports like cricket, volleyball, throwball , football , badminton court , etc…. and indoor games like Table Tennis, carom, chess , etc…..
The college is having a auditorium with a capacity of 300 students where academic activities like seminars, workshops , etc and cultural activities are conducted. It is fully equipped with modern digital display, lighting and sound system equipments. All college functions and academic programmes will be conducted here.
The college is having a three storied Boys hostel with 25 rooms. The hostel is located just behind the college. All rooms are having cots & beds along with attached toilet and bathrooms with hot water facility. The hostel is having a mess where in fresh food is prepared for the inmates. Purified drinking water is provided. The hostel is maintained by a warden and the students have to follow the rules of the hostel to maintain discipline.
Girl students will be accommodated in PGs (Paying Guests) very near to the college and all care will be taken regarding their safety, food and other facilities.
Our college gives utmost importance to the development of character among the students and expects them to be of good conduct both inside and outside the college, and to be worthy of highest standard of behaviour individually and collectively in our national life. Kindness, helpfulness & tolerance are virtues which they are particularly advised to cultivate.
Placement / Skill Development Cell :
The college is having a Placement cell where in the students will be assisted to get jobs after completing their Post Graduation. Campus interviews are conducted for final semester students by prominent banking organisations and corporates. Along with placements, Skill development activities are conducted to improve the communication and presentation skills so as to make the students industry ready. Industrial tours will be organised for students to give exposure to them about the live environment in industries. The college is having a very good placement record for the past 13 years.