Assessed & Accredited by the NAAC with A Grade [CGPA=3.02]

Department of Commerce



The Department of Commerce is one of the pioneering departments of Durgapur Government College which came into existence in the year 1982-83. This department offers Bachelors of Commerce (Honours in Accountancy) and Bachelor of Commerce (Program in Accountancy)  under Kazi Nazrul University. Currently, The Department takes pride in its commendable performance vis-à-vis major developmental indicators such as student intake, number of teachers, student’s success rate etc. Almost from the very beginning, the Department has been utilizing the services of a number of part time faculty members taken from both academic institutions and industrial organizations of repute. At present, it has five whole time teachers and six part time faculty members. Most of the distinguished faculty members are also members of various professional institutions. This is the largest department of the college in respect of student strength. The Department ensures the rigour of academic program and the faculty strive ceaselessly, to mesh imagination and learning with creativity and innovation. The Commerce Department creates a stimulating environment for the academic growth of its students. The faculty members are known for their expertise in accounting, finance and management, and impart practical knowledge on the subjects.

The teaching methods adopted by the faculty for enhancing the skills of the students are Chalk and Board, Power Point Presentation, Audio-Visual aids (films and videos on subject related topics), Case Study Method, Group Discussion Method, Co-operative Learning. The Department of Commerce arranges for personal counselling of students. In order to enhance the academic enrichment, faculty members adopted personal counselling of the students. The students are advised to keep themselves fit both physically and mentally through physical exercise with the help of physical education department & NSS Unit of the college.The teachers of this department always encourage the students to take part in NSS, NCC, and encourage them to attend different seminars and to illuminate innovative ideas through college exhibitions. The department follows continuous assessment of the students through class test. The result/success rate of commerce department is very good. The Department intends to prepare the students to gain productive employment in business houses after graduation while leaving the option for higher education open as far as practicable. This Department aims to provide knowledge and skills in almost all areas of business to equip students to take up entry level jobs in different sectors of commerce, trade and industry.

Students of this department take part in Annual College Exhibitions in different Commerce and Finance related topics.

Courses: The Department offers undergraduate honours course, undergraduate program and undergraduate generic course. Curriculum and syllabus of these courses is under CBCS with the affilation of Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol.

Resources: Well equipped computer lab for students with internet facilities. Teachers of the department have donated books from their personal library and established a Book Bank for the benefit of the students.

Placement initiatives: Department organised off campus recruitment to different MNCs and Banks for the outgoing students from last four years and many students of the department got jobs with satisfactory financial package. Department organised off campus recruitment with different academic institutions to different MNCs and Banks for the outgoing students from last four years and many students of the department got jobs with satisfactory financial package.

Class Timings of Commerce Department: 7A.M. TO 11 A.M. (Morning)


Faculty members

Name of Faculty Designation View Details

Debasish Maitra
Associate Professor and Head

Ashis Kumar Mukhopadhyay
Associate Professor

Jayanta Kumar Mitra
Associate Professor

Dr. Sanjoy Kumar Roy
Associate Professor & Coordinator, IQAC

Deep Banerjee
Assistant Professor

Manjur Alam
Assistant Professor

Dr. Chandan Chatterjee
Part Time Teacher

Dilip Banerjee
Part Time Teacher