The Department of Commerce started functioning on 18th July 1978 with a pre-degree Commerce group of 60 students. Sri Abraham Varghese and Smt Seethadevi were the initial staff members to be appointed in the department. The department got sanction to start degree course on 7th august 1980 with a strength of 50 students. Prof. C Seethadevi was promoted as the Head of the Department as she had previous experience in teaching in Madras University. The department got the sanction to start Post Graduate Course in Commerce on 26th November 1981 with a sanctioned strength of 50 students. The Post Graduate Department of Commerce was elevated as an approved centre for research in commerce under Mahatma Gandhi University in the year 1997.At present there are 8 approved research guides and 32 research scholars The pre-degree course was delinked from the department in the year 2001 as a part of policy of Kerala Government. Justice Kurian Joseph , Prof. Antony George ,Prof.Gabriel Simon Thattil,Prof. Francis Joseph, Prof. K A Mathew , Prof. Joy Joseph , Prof. V A Jose ,Prof. Mathew Jacob ,Prof. Antony D Parackal, Prof. Sr. Annie P K, Prof. P V Joseph ,Prof. T R Venkatesh., Prof. Baby Joseph, , Prof. Joy Joseph Puthussery, Prof. James Vallavanthara, Prof. T J Joseph, and Prof. Jojo Paul were the other faculties of the department.
Now, the commerce Department has 8 Assistant Professors including Prof. Nimmy A George (Head of Department), Dr. Sr. Tessy Thomas, Dr Seena Augustine, Prof. Ponni Joseph, Prof. Joseph Joy Puthussery, Prof. Ajay Joseph, Prof. Anton Joseph, Prof. Anika Talia Lopez.
|Sl. No.||Name of the Guide, Phone no., email id||If regular faculty (permanent)or retired. If regular faculty, date of retirement||Whether the guide is from a college other than the research centre||No. of research scholars under the guide||No. of vacancies under the guide|
|1||DR.V.M.XAVIER 9847943383 firstname.lastname@example.org||Retired||St.Thomas College, Trissur||Nil||Nil (Retired)|
|2||Dr.Mathew K.A. 9388670063 email@example.com||Retired||from research centre, but retired (now in Bhavan's College)||Nil||Nil (Retired)|
|3||Dr.Baby Joseph 9447812509 firstname.lastname@example.org||Retired||from research centre, but retired (now in Naipunya College)||Three||Five|
|4||Dr.V.A.Sonny 9895663294 email@example.com||Retired||St.Thomas College, Trissur (now in MES college)||Six||Two|
|5||Dr.Joy Joseph Puthussery 9446947917 firstname.lastname@example.org||Retired||from research centre, but retired||Three||Five|
|6||Dr. Suresh V.N 9447576836 email@example.com||May 31st, 2024||Maharajas college, Ernakulam||Eight||nil|
|7||DR.BINO JOY 9447703610 firstname.lastname@example.org||March 31st, 2029||Government College, Nattakom||Eight||nil|
|8||Dr. Asha E Thomas 9495944537 email@example.com||March 31st, 2035||St.Paul's college, Kalamassery||Four||Four|