Commerce And Management

Faculty Profile-adequacy and competency of faculty.

The Department of Commerce and Management is as old as the institution itself. Kanara College Society started Dr.A.V.Baliga College Of Commerce in 1966 to meet the growing need for business education in North Kanara District.It is the first independent commerce college in the district and second one in the jurisdiction of Karnataka University,Dharawad. There after many colleges have been started. Over the years it had various luminaries such as Dr. N.R.Rao,Prof C.S.Joshi,Prof R.S.Kodalli, Prof.T.M.Pandit and Dr.P.A.Bhat. on its staff. As per the university guidelines Commerce is the single faculty college.Again in 1998 when Karnataka University introduced BBA Course our college also started BBA to provide management education and there after the college is renamed as Dr. A.V. Baliga College Of Commerce and Business Administration. The commerce section is an aided one and the BBA is a self financed course. For educational administration purpose both commerce and management is working as single department. The Students of the department are well placed in different walks of life.

Again in 2010 11 the College Started Post graduate course in Commerce M.Com to provide vertical mobility to the Commerce graduates.

The faculty fulfills the eligibility conditions. The department has adequate and competent faculty. Each of the faculty besides teaching experience, papers presented papers at National and International conferences, seminars and workshops and significant publications including book-length studies and research papers to his/her credit. With the diverse specialization of the faculty, the department has been able to provide to the students much needed guidance and support.

Name of the teacher

Designation Qualification Research experience Teaching experience
Prof.G.S.Bhat

Associate Professor

M.Com.M.Phil 15 Years 32 years
Smt.Deepa J

Lecturer

M.A.M.Phil 3 Years 5Yearrs
Smt.Reena Fernandes

Lecturer

M.B.A 3 Years 6 Years
Elizabeth Dsouza

 

Lecturer

M.Com.M.Phil 2 Years
Miss Shantala Revankar

Lecturer

M.B.A 2 Years 2 Years
Santosh Shanabag

Lecturer

M.Com.M.B.A 2 years
Gururaj Gunaga

Lecturer

B.Sc..L.LM 3 Years
Smt.Shashikala Honnikeri

Lecturer

M.Com 2 years
Miss.Raksha Prabhu

Lecturer

M.B.A  1 year
Miss.Divya Prabhu

Lecturer

M.Com 1year

 

2. Student profile- entry level competencies, socio-economic status, language proficiency etc.

Students largely come from rural background and mostly proficient in kannada, the regional language. They have working knowledge of English.

Year 2009 – 10

Year 2010-11

Sl.

No.

Class

SC

ST

OBC

General

Total

SC

ST

OBC

General

Total

1

B.com I

02

67

46

115

03

84

63

150

2

 B.com II

01

47

61

109

02

64

46

112

3

B.com III

02

29

40

71

01

48

59

108

4

B.B.A.I

01

23

07

31

02

12

09

23

5

B.B.A.II

03

21

10

34

01

23

07

31

6

B.B.A.III

01

17

18

36

04

22

11

37

7

M.Com I

02

01

14

08

25

3.Changes made in the courses or programmes during the past two years and the contribution of the faculty to those changes.

       Working as it does in the affiliating system, the department has no freedom to change the programme. However, the faculty members take active part in framing and modifying the University syllabi of the degree courses from time to time through the syllabus transacting meeting organized by Department of Commerce,Karnataka University,Dharawad and other colleges. In the recent past the University syllabi were modified to make it more relevant and update in 2009.

Further the college has introduced a separate course Communication skill at B.Com first degree level in Collaboration with Step by Step Solution Kumta.

 

4. Trends in the success and dropout rates of students during past two years.

Year: 2009 – 2010

Year

Class

Appeared

Pass

% Result

Failed

December

2009

B.com I sem

115

74

64.35

41

 B.com III sem

109

83

76.15

26

B.com Vsem

74

59

79.72

15

B.B.A.I sem

31

19

61.29

12

B.B.A.III sem

33

24

72.72

09

B.B.A.V sem

36

27

75

09

Year

Class

Appeared

Pass

% Result

Failed

May 2010

B.com II

112

92

82.14

20

 B.com IV

109

85

77.98

24

B.com VI

71

53

74.64

18

B.B.A.II sem

30

20

66.66

10

B.B.A.IV sem

35

35

100

B.B.A.VI sem

35

21

60

14

 Year 2010-011

Year

Class

Appeared

Pass

% Result

Failed

December

2010

B.com I sem

150

137

91.33

13

 B.com III sem

109

91

83.49

18

B.com Vsem

108

86

79.63

22

B.B.A.I sem

22

14

63.64

08

B.B.A.III sem

31

22

70.97

09

B.B.A.V sem

38

19

50

19

M.Com I

25

25

100

NIL

Year

Class

Appeared

Pass

% Result

Failed

May 2011

B.com II

143

132

92.31

11

B.com IV

107

82

76.63

25

B.com VI

105

87

82.85

18

B.B.A.II sem

22

18

81.82

04

B.B.A.IV sem

31

11

73.33

01

B.B.A.VI sem

37

37

100

M.Com I

25

100

NIL

 5. Learning resources of the department-

          The department has business laboratory equipped with forms, models, reports, maps, books, statistical informations CDROMS etc . The laboratory  is managed by COM.FORUM,a student association. which enable students to get some practical knowledge of trade, commerce and industry. The central library has large collection of books and CD/DVDs related to commerce and management. More than 22 magazines and 16 journals of National and International repute related to Commerce and Management are subscribed.The INFLIBNET Database E- Library is helping the students to access 50000 joournals.

6.Modern teaching methods practiced and use of ICT in teaching learning.

          The faculty had been adapting ICT aids teaching for select topics and seminars.Recently two Smart boards have been installed. Along with chalk and talk method of teaching, Students are encouraged to learn through participatory seminars, workshops, group discussions, power point presentations, home assignments and project works.

7.Participation of teachers in academic and personal counseling of students.

   Teachers of the department are always available to personal guidance to the students.

8.Details of faculty development programmes and teachers who have been benefited during the past two years.

Name of the Faculty No. of Orientation /Refresher courses No.  of  Seminars / Workshops No. of Conferences
Prof.G.S.Bhat

1

23

1

Miss. Elizabeth Dsouza

07

 9.Participation / Contribution of teachers to the academic activities including

     teaching, consultancy and research.

Sl. No.

Faculty

Articles Books Minor research projects
1 Prof.G.S.Bhat

01

02

01

2 Mrs C Reena Fernandes

03

3 Miss Elizabeth Dsouza

01

Articles published: Mrs C Reena Fernandes is Writing articles for catholic Magazine Darshan

1) Corinthians article appeared in Darshan in June 2011

2) Is beauty only Skin deep article appeared in Darshan in June 2011

3) Corinthians article appeared in  Sinchara Magazine Gulburga  Diocese in June 2011

Consultancy :

Prof. G.S.Bhat has been providing consultancy and advice in relation to matters related to his field of specialization to the following organization:

  • Member of the Local Advisory Committee of Syndicate Institute of Rural Development Kumta promoted by Syndicate Bank H.O.Manipal which is engaged in Entrepreneurship development iin Uttara Kannada district.It gives training in different vocations and professions and recommends for financial assistance through NABARD and Syndicate Bank..
  • Member of NSS Advisory Committee Karnataka University Dharawad.
  • Past president and Chairman of the Public relations Committee of Lions Club,Kumta
  • Member of the All India Council of Family Planning Association of India H.O. Mumbai
  • President, Family Planning Association of India H.O. Mumbai North Kanara Branch,Kumta
  • Member of the Administrative committee of Kanara College Societys Employees Credit Cooperative Society,Kumta
  • President, Shikshana Parishad, of Kumta Havyaka Valaya of Shri Ramachhandrapura Matt,Hosanagara of Shimoga District.
  • Member,Kannada Shahitya Parishad, Bangalore.
  • Worked as a member of Editorial Board of College Magazine Vanijya every year.

Miss Elizabeth Dsouza

  • Consultancy :
  • Board member of SARPI(Society for the Advancement of the Rurul People of India
  • Collaborating with the SARPI(Society for the Advancement of the Rurul People of India  an NGO working for the education development since 2002 onwards as part of the management team, taking care of accounting and supervision.
  • Coordinator  of Placement cell
  • Coordinator of ladies cell
  • Organising Spoken English classes for rural poor students of Shanthi Nagar,near Karki village  of Honnawar Taluk
  • Organising  Persanality Development classes for rural poor students of Shanthi Nagar,near Karki village of Honnawar Taluk every Sunday

Articles published

1)Anubhava ? Experience of Inter Religious Dialogue in day to day life in Multi Religious context in India published in a Book Inter Religious Dialogue of International level.

  • Consultancy :

Miss Shantala Ullas Revenkar

  • Speech on women empowerment (Konkani) in AIR Karwar
    • Hindustani classical singer and teacher.
    • Facilitated by Sri Verendra Heggde Justice  Sri S. R. Nayak  as all rounder.

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10. Collaboration with other departments/institutions, at the State, National and International levels, and their outcome during the past two years.

Collaborating Agency

Outcome

Karnataka University and College  Commerce Teachers Association,Dharawad Organised one National Level Seminar and One State Level Seminar
Kannada Sahitya Parishad,Kumta Special Extension Lecture Programme on Industrial Development in Uttara Kannada District

11.Priority areas for research and details of the ongoing projects, important and noteworthy publications of the faculty, during past two years.

Priority areas of research: Human Resource Development.

  • Ongoing project: UGC sponsored MRP- in Human Resource Development in selected Computer software industries in Karnataka state.
  • Ph.D  Programmme in HRD POLLICIES AND PRATICES in Computer Software units in Karnataka

12.Placement record of the past students and the contribution of the department to aid student placement.

 The college is an independent Commerce college.The placement service is made through placement cell. In 2009 – 10 total placement is made to 19 students  and in 2010 -11 total placement is made to 41.

The department conducts every year to aid student placement:

– Workshop in career planning and soft skills.

– Training in interview skills and group discussion for final year students.

– Feel employable workshops.

13.Plan of action of the department for the next five years.

     Plans to organise

  • Introduce an Add on programme:Communication Skill and Personality Development.
  • Establishing a Centre for Research in Commerce.
  • Tally computer software package progrmmee
  • Publications of seminar proceedings, student presentations and abstract of project in book form.
  • Starting PG programme in Commerce M.Com
  • Achievers Vision ( Inter collegiate level pest).