The Post Graduate Department of Commerce, a jewel on the crown of the Rama Devi Women’s University, is proud of its teachers and students, who have been playing a pioneering role in the promotion of Commerce education in the State of Odisha. Besides functioning as a teaching, training and research centre, the department offers full time M. Phil and Ph. D. (from 2019-20 academic year) and also takes initiatives in training the students and teachers of affiliated colleges through various workshops and interactive sessions. The Department aims to be a centre of excellence in Business Education and Research by conducting productive research, disseminating knowledge, developing self-reliant and market-fit students, adapting to new ideas and changes, and promoting ethical and moral values.
Currently, the Commerce Department is the largest Department in the University with an intake of about 600 in U. G. Programme and 96 in P. G. Programme. Besides, the department is also offering M. Phil and Ph. D programs. The Department is following the CBCS syllabus with a timely Mid Term and End Term Examination System. Students of the Department are also pursuing different professional courses like CA, CMA, and CS with a good success rate. More number of students are qualifying different jobs both in public and private sectors. A good number of students are qualifying UGC-NET/JRF regularly from our Department.
The core strength of Department lies in the quality of faculty members and their teaching and research methods. The Department is regularly organizing seminars, conferences, symposiums and workshops for the benefit of the students. Organizing different types of panel discussions, interactive sessions and invited talks in the field of Accounts, Taxation, Management, Finance and issues affecting the economy are a regular feature of the Department. Student mentoring, alumni meets and parent meets are also part of the core activities of the Department.