Department of Commerce
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About Department
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DR.MRINAL KANTI DAS
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The Department of Commerce is one of those departments of Kanchrapara College which came into existence since the inception of the college in 1972. The department offers excellent academic environment for modern studies in commerce at UG level (Hons & General) according to the revised CBCS syllabus. Its alumni occupy distinguished positions in almost all spheres of society - governmental, bureaucratic, banking, financial, academic, business and political. Today it is counted as one of the best commerce departments among colleges affiliated to the University of Kalyani. Presently intake capacity for Honours programme is 160 and for General programme is 300. The Commerce department of Kanchrapara College is staffed by experienced, dedicated and highly qualified teachers. Some of the teachers in the department are associated with different departments of different universities and management institutions. The faculty members regularly participate in seminars and workshops in order to upgrade themselves with recent developments in their respective areas. Teachers are always at hand to advise and help students.

The department follows multi-pronged teaching approach, balancing the curriculum which can equip the students for careers anywhere. Apart from normal lectures, there are tutorial sessions and informal discussion groups where faculty and students interact at a more personal level. Assessment is done through continual evaluation, end-semester examinations, term papers and dissertations. The students of the department also take part in cultural life on campus. They participate in debates, quizzes and the like. The department conducts workshops, seminars, and invited talks on relevant topics for students to enrich their knowledge and skills. The department has a well furnished Computer Laboratory with modern equipped terminals and loaded with high-end software pertaining to the curriculum. The computer laboratory is also available for students to access the internet, to practise and prepare their projects. The department also maintains a smart seminar room to meet the demands of students. The department arranges field and industrial visits. The department takes active part in Career Counselling to sensitise the students of opportunities, both in their pursuit of higher studies and in their search for jobs and to groom them for the job market.

Besides the Central Library which has a rich collection of books, the department also maintains a well-stocked Departmental Library to meet the demands of the students. The Department is all poised to take Commerce education to the next level.