Commerce Department

About Department

The Department of Studies and Research in Commerce was established in the late 1970‘s under the aegis of the erstwhile ICC & CE, A premier institute of Correspondence Education of University of Mysore. The institute with its infrastructure including human resources was transformed into an independent KSOU in 1996. The faculties in the department could spread their wings into many courses including research. The Commerce education is one of the most demanded courses in the country today as it develops the required knowledge, skills, and attitudes among the students for the successful handling of trade, commerce and industry. The Department of Studies and Research in Commerce works with an aim of fostering in the students an attitude of objective inquiry. The Department equips students with the latest developments in the field of business and commerce and trains them in the practical application of the same in modern organizations. It seeks to enable them to handle the challenges of growth and transformation of businesses through critical thinking, rational attitude and quality decision making. It is dedicated to developing the students into responsible citizens of the country with high moral values, understanding the problems of human relationships and developing a capacity to appreciate the finer values of life.


To impart quality education to learners with a holistic approach for addressing the dynamic needs of the business world.


To impart quality education so as to enable the students to compete at par with their counterparts in conventional mode of education

Develop industry – institutional interface for generating opportunities in the field of commerce like accounting, finance, taxation, banking, HR, marketing and other related areas of business.

Create an excellence of learning with good academic ambience

To inculcate in students entrepreneurial skills.

Nurture creativity, critical thinking, analysing ability of the students

To provide access for commerce education to the clienteles.

To encourage innovation through quality research

Chairperson : Dr.Usha C

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Courses of KSOU are recognised by University Grants Commision (UGC) New-Delhi vide order No: F.No 14-5/2018 (DEB-I) Dated : 14th August 2018 for the period from 2018-19 to 2022-23

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