History of Commerce Department
Sree Kerala Varma College, Thrissur was founded in the year 1947. It was the culmination of the long standing efforts of a large number of people who dreamed of a centre of higher education with the blessing of His Highness Sree Kerala Varma, their dream came true. intermediate and Junior B.A classes started in 1947.
Bachelor of Commerce was a comparatively new academic discipline. Those who wanted to persue undergraduate course commerce had to seek admission in far away institutions. It was in the context that B.Com degree was offered at Sree Kerala Varma College in 1948. Initially it was a course of two year duration affiliated to Madras University. Most of the students in early batches were graduates in some other discipline. At present B.Com course is a six semester course of three year duration and affiliated to Calicut University. The course is offered with finance as specialization and sanctioned intake is sixty students.
Prof. Rama VarmaThamburan, M.A, M.Com, L.L.B alias ‘ChotaThamburan’ who was leading lawyer in the Madras High Court invited to take charge on the first H.O.D of Commerce Department. Later he served the college as principal during the year 1960-64. Prof. keralaVarmaThamburan alias ‘BadaThamburan’ was a part time professor of this course. These eminent leaders were the members of the royal family of Cochin.
Intermediate course which was later renames as pre degree was started in 1950 with commerce and accountancy as special subjects. The college started official post graduate course in commerce in 1967, with a sanctioned strength of 15 students.
It is a matter of great pride that under the auspicious of the department of commerce, the first chapter of ACS foundation course was started in Sree Kerala Varma College in the year 2006-07. It is the only coaching centre for ACS foundation conducted in a college in Kerala state.
|Present Faculty||Former Heads and Faculties of the Department|
|Prof. Rama Varma Thamburan, M.A, M.Com, L.L.B|
|Archana Aravindan M.Com, MBA, M.Phil||Prof. K.P.R. Menon M.A, M.Com|
|Prof. K. Damodaran M.Com|
|Soumya Sreedhar V||Prof. C. Achuthan M.Com|
|Deepthi P V||Prof. N. Narayanan M.Com|
|Arunkumar P M||Prof. SubhashChandran Bose M.Com|
|Dr. Aravindakshan M.Com, Ph.D|
|Prof. P.N. Sivadas M.Com|
|Prof. K.Mohandas M.Com|
|Prof. U. K. Unnikrishnan M.Com,M.Phil|
|Prof. M.P. Mahalakshmi M.Com|
|Prof. K. Mohandas M.Com|
Prof. M. V. Madhu M.Com
1. Undergraduate: B.Com
2. Postgraduate: M.Com
The department offers one U.G and one P.G course in commerce. The U.G course in B.Com with Finance as specialization under the choice based credit and semester system with a duration of three years and a strength of 60 students. The P.G course in M.Com (Marketing) started under the choice based credit and semester system with a sanctioned strength of 15 students.