COMMERCE ASSOCIATION 2016-17
The activities of the P.G Department of Commerce are spearheaded by the Commerce Association of each year. The association has each and every student of the department as its active members. The association is led by a body consisting of Association Secretary, Joint-Secretary and the prefects of each class under the guidance of Head of the Department, Association-in-charge teacher and other teachers of the department. The association plays an important role in making the department a front runner, in and out of the college.
We focus on the physical, spiritual, intellectual, moral, and aesthetic power of students to transform them into intellectually trained, morally upright, socially committed and spiritual inspired youth.
We change the lives of a group of committed youth by making their dreams come true and to make an immortal impact in the society by emerging as true leaders.
SELF DEVELOPMENT THROUGH MUTUAL DEVELOPMENT
The Commerce Association during the academic year 2016-17 conducted programmes with the following objectives.
President : Dr. MINI JOSEPH
Association teacher in charge : Prof. BERLY SEBASTIAN
Secretary : Mr. AMAL VARGHESE
Joint Secretary : Ms. RIYA MARY THOMAS
Treasurer : Mr. ABIN P KURIAN
M.com Final : Mr. JACOB ANTONY
: Ms. ANU M.M
M.com Previous : Mr. PAULOSE P ABRAHAM
: Ms. SAKHI K SELVAN
B.Com Second year : Mr. ALAN VARGHESE
: Ms. GISA MERIN VARGHESE
B.Com First year : Mr. KELVIN T VARGHESE
: Ms. RINY V ROY
The inauguration of commerce association activities for the academic year 2016-17 was conducted proudly with the presence of a very renowned personality Shri. Abu Mathen George, IFS on 25th August 2016. His talk on “Digital Diplomacy” gave innovative ideas to the students regarding civil service.
PROGRAMMES CONDUCTED DURING THE YEAR
The Commerce Association has organized various programmes for the welfare of the students as well as others. The activities of the association during the academic year 2016-17 are given below.
With the intention of creating consciousness about our legal culture among youngsters, our association has put forward an initiative to it by organizing a session on youth and law on 4th July 2016. Hon. Additional District Judge Ms. V.S. Bindhu Kumari addressed the gathering. The meeting was presided over by Hon. Chief Judicial Magistrate Ms. P. Jyothis Ben. She highlighted the various laws relating to the youth and highlighted the impact of the same.
On 7th November 2016, an awareness seminar on GST (Goods and Service Tax) was organized for students to keep them updated with the new tax policy which is going to be implemented in the near future. Vice Chairman of ICAI, Kottayam branch Shri. P. Anil held a session on the revolutionary change in the tax system GST, its features, concepts, merits and demerits. Students were given an opportunity to interact with the speaker for clarifying their doubts.
The association organized analysis of union budget 2017-18 on 17th February 2017. Mr. Arun Joseph, Senior Manager, Third Party Products & Inditrade Capital Ltd. analysed the budget.
Dr. N Jayraj, Hon. MLA of Kanjirapally Constituency enlightened the audience with this year’s Kerala budget analysis on 29th July 2016. He analysed the budget from the view of different sectors.
CAREER ORIENTED PROGRAMMES
Commerce Association organized various career oriented programmes for the students by joining hands with various Career Guidance Institutions. Experts from various institutions like TIME, Logic Institute of management, I-Gem, G Tech and Globesta took classes, conducted mock tests and interviews and had group discussion sessions for imparting soft skills in the students.
Commerce association hosted 2 vibrant programmes for the research scholars and guides.
A Seminar on Plagiarism in thesis and journal articles was conducted on 25th June 2016 for the research scholars of K.G. College and other colleges. Classes were taken by Mr. Jasimudeen S, Librarian of St.Stephens College, Uzhavoor.
An interactive session on plagiarism in thesis and journal articles was held among the research scholars and guides. 45 research scholars and guides participated in the seminar and made the event a grand success.
“One Day Workshop on Mendeley” was conducted for the research scholars and guides by the department in association with Kerala Library Association of Kottayam Region on 30th July 2016. Kerala Library Association President Mr. Tomy Joseph inaugurated the meeting. Hands on training was given by the technical assistants of M.G. University library Mr. Vimal Kumar V and Mrs. Savithri T K. Mr. A inter-active session was taken by Mr.Jasimudeen S, Librarian of St.Stephens College, Uzhavoor.
Commerce association conducted an awareness programme on the most innovative fiscal policy at present “The Goods & Service Tax”, a tax based on consumption. Shri. Anil Gopinath, Assistant Commissioner of Commercial Tax Department and Shri. P. Anil, Vice Chairman of ICAI, Kottayam Branch delivered talks on GST. KVVES, Pampady Unit President Shri. Georgekutty M George and Secretary Shri. Shaji P Mathew congratulated the association and stated the program was of due importance for their future as they got an overall picture of GST and its impacts.
National Paper Presentation Competition, the inter-collegiate competition for PG students, on the topic “Winds of Change : 25 Years of Economic Reforms in India” was conducted on November 30, 2016. The department instituted the trophy in the name of our former Principal, Dr. M.E.Kuriakose as a token of love and respect.
This year “Dr. M.E Kuriakose Ever-rolling Trophy” was won by St. Dominics College, Kanjirapally. Consolation prizes were awarded to Baselius College, Kottayam and Kristu jyothi College of Management and Technology.
Commerce Colloquy Senior version16, the mega inter collegiate commerce fest, was conducted on 4th Feb 2017. Principal Dr. Sherly Kurian inaugurated the fest. 160 students from 25 colleges participated in the fest. The competition events were quiz, duet, online photography, dubsmash, treasure hunt, best management team and dance.
SB College Chanaganserry was crowned the overall championship of ver.16 of senior colloquy. CMS College, Kottayam and Kristu Jyothi College, Changanaserry were the Runners up. Prize worth 51 K was distributed among the winners.
Commerce Colloquy Junior 2K16 version 8, the mega inter-school commerce fest for commerce students of higher secondary schools, was conducted on 26th November 2016. The events conducted were marketing game, duet, quiz, creative trio and penalty shootout. The title winners of Commerce Colloquy Junior ver.8 were Good Shepherd Public School, Thengana and they were presented the ever-rolling trophy.
Reminiscence 2K16, the annual alumini meet held on 15th August 2016 witnessed the most cherished moments when the aluminies brought back fond memories of yester years. More than 100 members participated in the programme. Prof. Rajan George Panicker, Prof. Rachel Punnoose, and many other former staff members addressed the gathering.
The association organized a freshers’ day on 23rd August 2016, to welcome the juniors. Various programmes and competitions were organized for the juniors.
Study tours were conducted for the outgoing B.Com and M.Com students. B.Com students enjoyed a three day trip to Mysore, Coorg and Wayanad. M.Com students had a wonderful time in house boat and Alappuzha beach.
The association set up a snacks stall as part of Sports Carnival. The students had a real-time experience of the accounting they have learnt in classes.
The students actively participated in various programmes organized by the college as part of Onam celebration. Our students won prizes in different competitions conducted on that day.
Christmas was celebrated with cakes and decorations in the classes. The head of the department, Dr. Mini Joseph gave the Christmas message.
Finishing workshop will be held on 7th March 2017 for the outgoing B.Com and M.Com students to improve the employability of students. Mock tests, interviews and group discussions will be conducted. The workshop is conducted by Dr. Francis Kuriakose, Adjunct Professor, National Law Institute, Bangalore.
Commerce day is an inter-class competition of our commerce stream planned to be held on 13th March 2017. It is meant to promote the talents of our students. Various competitions like quiz, duet, management team and best commerce class will be conducted.
The valedictory function of the commerce association is expected to held on 13th March, 2017.
Students of D2 and M1 will be giving farewell to the outgoing seniors in the second week of March. Programmes will be there to make the day a memorable one.
COLLEGE LEVEL EVENTS
Students of Commerce association actively participated in the annual sports meet 2k17 KG College which was held on February 9th and 10th, 2017. We, the commerce students have proved ourselves to be the best in the academics, extracurricular activities and also in sports, inspite of the hot burning sun. The team spirit of our students was the major factor for the success of the college sports day. Our team was named ‘Red Rivals’.
The commerce students as in the history, exhibited their artistic and creative talents in different events and won prizes in the arts fest of KG college Samanvaya 2016-17 held on January 10th and 11th of 2017.
ACHIEVEMENTS IN INTER-COLLEGIATE FEST
Our department won various prizes in inter collegiate fests conducted in different colleges.
|BCM COLLEGE, KOTTAYAM – Runners up trophy|
1st & 2nd Prize
| 1st Prize: R. Anuthara (D3 Commerce)
2nd Prize: Keerthi S (D3 Commerce)
|R. Anuthara (D3 Commerce)
Keerthi S (D3 Commerce)
Clara Thresia James(D3 Commerce)
Harsha Mary Rajan(D3 Commerce)
M.H Rahul (D2 Commerce)
Aiswarya Murali(D2 Commerce)
|Ajin Mathew Iype (D3 Commerce)
Philip Payikad (D3 Commerce)
Gisa Merin Varghese (D3 Commerce)
Bilin Baby Elizabeth (D3 Commerce)
Riya Mary Thomas (D3 Commerce)
Anjali Abraham (D3 Commerce)
|S B COLLEGE, CHANGANASERRY
|Anjana P Binu (M2 Commerce)
Neya S Annu (M2 Commerce)
|Liya Elsa Stephen
|R . Anuthara (D3 Commerce)
Vinayak. S (D2 Commerce)
|Harsha Mary Rajan (D3 Commerce)
Keerthi. S (D3 Commerce)
Clara Thresia James (D3 Commerce)
Brijith Mathews (D3 Commerce)
M. H. Rahul (D2 Commerce)
Alen Varghese (D2 Commerce)
|BASELIUS COLLEGE, KOTTAYAM|
|Keerthi. S (D3 Commerce)
Harsha Mary Rajan (D3 Commerce)
Serin Elsa Mathew (D3 Commerce)
|BASELIUS COLLEGE (O.M & S.P), KOTTAYAM|
|Bilin Baby Elizabeth (D3 Commerce)|
|SAINTGITS COLLEGE, PATHAMUTTOM|
|Stephen Michael (D3 Commerce)
Nikhil Raj (D2 Commerce)
|MARIAN COLLEGE, KUTTIKANAM|
|Stephen Michael (D3 Commerce)
Nikhil Raj (D2 Commerce)
|KRISTU JYOTHI COLLEGE, CHANGANASERRY|
|Paper Presentation Consolation Prize||Anjana P Binu
M.G. UNIVERSITY PRIZES
|University Union Youth Festival|
|String Music||2nd Prize (A Grade)||Jaya Krishnan chettiyar (M1 Commerce)|
|Photography||A Grade||Alen Varghese
|Recitation (Mal)||A Grade||Vinayak. S
|Kolkkali||A Grade||Brijith Mathews
|University Athletic Meet|
|Best NSS Volunteer|
|Abin P Kurian||(D3 Commerce)|
|Best Outgoing student||R. Anuthara|
This leaflet depicts the details of all the programmes with photos held during the year.
Thulika is the handwritten magazine of Commerce Association where students of B.Com and M.Com publish their articles, stories, poems and pictures.