The Department of commerce had its inception in the year 1972 with the tradition of exploring new areas of knowledge and innovations in academics in its history spanning over four decades, it has refined commerce education in Cuddalore District. The rapid growth of the department of commerce is reflected in its expansion as well as in its novalty academic programmes. This has lead to the commencement of Master of Commerce programme (M.Com) in the year 1986. In addition to traditional programme, the department was also been recognized as part time research center (Ph.D.) by the Thiruvalluvar University in the year 2007. In response to market impulsion the department of commerce started M.Phil., PT/FT, Ph.D., full time in the year 2013 sent a proposal to start two new post graduate professional programmes and one UG Degree in the year 2013, In a short span of two years the department took a new face viz. full time research programme was approved by Tiruvalluvar University in the year 2013.
The department has proposed to establish research and Tally Lab to develop the skill of our students. In this regard, the department has submitted a proposal to the principal. The department also proposes to setup an advisory board to offer advice to various companies and business organizations functioning in and around Cuddalore and Pondicherry.