St. Joseph's College for Women, Alappuzha


Commerce was introduced as a subject of study at the Pre-Degree level in 1984. Smt. A. Mary Helen was appointed as teaching faculty. However, the Department of Commerce was established in the year 1989. Smt Rita Latha D’couto was appointed. An important milestone in the history of the Department was the introduction of the B. Com Degree Course in the year 1995, as a result of the untiring and proactive efforts of Rev. Sr. Dr. Annette Thottakkara, Principal. At this time, two more additions were made to the teaching faculty, Smt. Suleena V.S. and Smt. Jini Mathew. Smt. A. Mary Helen retired in March 2003, and Smt. Rita Latha D’couto assumed charge as the Head of the Department.

From its inception, the Department of Commerce has been active in initiating a number of innovative activities for increasing the employability and competitiveness of students , enriching their knowledge and skills in areas beyond the prescribed curriculum, promoting social and environmental activism among the students and providing value addition to their campus experiences .

Department Report 2015-16

 Annual Report of the Department of Commerce for the Year 2015-2016

One Day Industrial Motivation Orientation
Conducted by Sr.Usha A.A.,Asst. Prof., Dept of commerce & coordinator, E.D Club in collaboration with MSME-Thiruvalla .
Workshop on Group Discussions
Conducted on 17-12-2011. Resource Person: Shri K.P.Rajeev.
Training Programme on Effective Interview Skills
Conducted on 8.12.2011. Resource Persons: Shri Dilip Prabhu and Aji George.
Workshop on Customer Relationship Management
Conducted on 3.12. 2011. Resource Person: Shri Venkatesh.
Career Guidance Workshop on “Strategies for facing Management Aptitude Tests”
Conducted on 25.11.11. Resource Person: Shri Aji George, Centre Director, Triumphant Institute of Management Education, Alappuzha.
Workshop on “Entrepreneurial Development”
Conducted by Sr.Usha A.A.,Asst. Prof., Dept. of Commerce & Co-ordinator, E.D. Club in collaboration with District Industries Centre, Alappuzha.
Seminar on “Knowledge Management Systems”
Conducted on 18.10.2011. Resource Person: Dr. Ambish Mon S., Director, KIMB Finishing School, Punnapra, Alappuzha.
Seminar on Basics of Banking and Non-Banking
Conducted on 01.10.2011. Resource Person: Shri. Satheeshan.
Workshop on Effective Presentation Skills
Organised on 20.08.2011. Resource Person: Shri Venkatesh.
Workshop on Basics of Secondary Market,Mutual Funds and Insurance
Conducted on 30.07.2011. Resource Person: Shri. Alex Alexander.
Workshop on Goal- Setting and Career Orientation
Conducted on 16. 07. 2011. Resource Person: Shri. Vijayanand Shenoi.
Seminar on Investment and Banking
Conducted on 08. 07.2011.Resource Persons: Shri Sony Augustine, IndusInd Bank, Alappuzha and Rajesh Pillai, IndusInd Bank, Thiruvananthapuram .
Year Students Pass % A B C D E A + B + C + D +
2017 50 76.00 6 23 9 0 12 0 0 0 0
2016 52 71.15 4 18 15 0 15 0 0 0 0
2015 50 100 5 18 2 0 0 0 17 8 0
2014 50 100 3 19 3 0 0 0 17 8 0
2013 59 93.22 3 26 2 0 4 0 11 13 0

Contact Number
0477 2244622
0477 2244622