The Department of Commerce at Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya was established in 1986, making it one of the oldest departments in the university. The Department since its inception has been imparting various courses like B.Com, M.Com with specializations in Finance, human resource and Marketing. The Department offered integrated UG/PG programme with Exit option from the academic year 2009 - 2010 and also offers PhD programme. The department has organised international conference and seminar to reflects a commitment to address social and contemporary issues and promoting awareness. The Department also aims at developing professionals in the fields of Academics, businesses as employees and entrepreneurs which is very much reflected in the course curriculum. The Department is also actively involved in the research and development activities to increase the academic interest among the students in the field of Commerce. The memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) and Tally education Pvt ltd. suggests collaboration between the department and a professional body. Such agreements often involve joint initiatives, academic exchanges, and opportunities for students to gain industry insights.

Vision of Department

Desire to achieve recognition on an international scale, indicating a commitment to high standards of education and research. A focus on providing exceptional education and ethical business practice helps the students to equip skills and knowledge to excel them in various facets of commerce. A commitment to foster innovation in teaching methods, research endeavors and the application of commerce principles in real-world contexts. The development of critical thinking skills among students, enabling them to analyse complex business situations and make informed decisions.

Mission of Department

To impart universal quality education using modern tools and extensive use of ICT for development of professional qualities among students and offering them an environment best suited for learning.

Achievements of Department

Department of Commerce has always be a center of the University in catering the needs of large number of students. It is the only department in the university having intake capacity of 240 students at UG level. Department has generated number of PhD scholars and its faculty members are now with Doctorate degree further bettering the chances of research and development through the Department. Since 2015, a large number of students are qualifying NTA (erstwhile UGC) NET / JRF examinations. Around 12 students have qualified for CGPSC Examination and are working as Assistant Professor.